Monday Motivation quote of the week: “You did not wake up to be mediocre.”
So I know it is not Monday. My week has been very busy and I am so grateful for it. But I did not want to miss this weeks motivation Monday post so here it is on a Wednesday!
Every morning, I get up and start my day by setting my intention. Everyday I have the same overall intention. I made a goal for myself to achieve by the end of this year, December 31, 2017. I clarified the exact date, detailed my goal, and state it every morning I wake up and every night before I sleep.
There are times where I am so exhausted that I have no desire to wake up, all I can think about is sleeping in. This is when I know I need to remind myself of my goals. By repeating every morning my exact intention for the day and for the year, I am pushed to wake up and get my day started so that I can get on achieving my goals.
I love the phrase “You did not wake up to be mediocre. If you want to be unique, if you want to stand out in the crowd, you have to get up an do something. Tell yourself everyday that you did not wake up to be just mediocre but so much more.
It is so easy to fall back into old habits of procrastination and basically lazy-ness. Pushing things aside till later, or saying I will do it eventually’ or ‘soon.’ These are all excuses that we tell ourselves to make ourselves feel better essentially. Start setting timelines and due dates for yourself if you find everything is just getting pushed back. Start creating new habits.
One question I like to ask myself when I get lost or frustrated is “What do you want to be remembered for?” Do you want to blend in or do you want to stand out?
Be clear on your desires and then go after them.