When you’re stuck in a slump, tackling everyday projects can seem like a drag. Incorporate the tips below to help get yourself motivated and provide yourself with a boost to help jump-start your life.

Think Positive

Get yourself in a positive mindset that’s geared towards embracing productivity. Join a community that’s dedicated to a productive lifestyle. Research techniques that will help teach you how to get the most out of your day, such as the 72 Hours Life approach. Encourage yourself to think using “I can” statements that focus on positive viewpoints and outcomes.

Determine Your Goals

Figure out exactly what it is you want to accomplish and write it down. After figuring out your overall goal, make a list of all the steps that need to be completed for you to accomplish it. Remind yourself regularly of what your overall goal is and why you want to accomplish it. Try to envision the positive changes your life will experience upon completing your goal to help motivate yourself further.

Break Things Down

Go over your notes that outline your overall goal and the steps you need to take to accomplish it once more. Break the steps down into bite-sized pieces and determine how you will tackle them tackle them one at a time. Focus on smaller tasks first before moving onto bigger ones to help yourself gain momentum. Make sure to pace yourself.

Reward Yourself

Encourage yourself through various rewards and incentives. After completing a certain step, you may want to reward yourself with a day out or by making a minor purchase. You can also give yourself smaller rewards throughout the day for staying on task, such as giving yourself time to watch a television show after completing a couple hours of dedicated work.

By investing time in developing positive thinking and preparation, you can boost your motivation to help rocket you towards success.