Motivation, powerful and most effective ingredient for your well-being. Motivation can not only improve your behavioral pattern in life but also make you fit and healthy. The passion to do something good for your body, mind, and spirit make you fit and healthy. You can imagine the burning desire to become fit yourself and the same can be turned into motivation for your well-being.
Motivation plays an important role to shape life in your choices.
But the question comes here is how will you cultivate the motivation within yourself?
As I said how will you develop the true motivation in you and lead your life fit, healthy, and happy. There are certain aspects to this question as this denotes to an individual how you control your mind to the fact of well-being. If you really want your body to be fit and healthy, you need to motivate either from inside or from outside sources. The moment your very nature of motivation clicked within your mind, it is much sure that you start working your fitness regime, like exercise, yoga, or any other workout which can turn into a regular habit and make you fit and healthy.
Before generating enough motivation, you need to know about the different kinds of motivation.
There are two types of motivations. One is internal/intrinsic motivation and the other one is external/extrinsic motivation.
The internal motivation comes from within and is called pure motivation. Self-determination is such a type of motivation. This comes out from within as it embedded inside your mind and whatever activity you want to pursue, it immediately motivates you to complete it.
Internal motivations can help you build a good habit, behavior, manner, and important values which are much needed in your day to day life. This type of motivation hook inside your heart and brings back some passion to do something good to lead a better life. This can help you understand the true value of your life. When you believe yourself and value to live, you are totally aware of the better world in front of you and you start working positively. It may be your health, life, or goodness to all humanity
If you go in detail about internal motivation, like if a person wants himself to get fit and healthy, he can do this without taking help from others. It is instinctively there within his mind to perform the job at any cost. In other words, the passion that you cultivate yourself can lead you to hit the gym or doing the workout in the morning and evening can build a habit that becomes your better lifestyle and be happy doing it.
The other type of motivation is external/extrinsic. In external motivation, you get motivated by the external sources as inspirations you get from leading personalities in the world, your teacher, movies, art, books, etc. If your passion for a healthy lifestyle, you may get motivated while reading a fitness magazine or any health-related books. Most of the time, I get motivated by reading autobiographies of athlete or sportsperson.
There are a number of books which can give you much more inspiration and motivation for a healthy lifestyle
For my case, I always get inspire and motivate when I read Arnold Schwarzenegger’s autobiography, “Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story.” Truly amazing book to read about the story how a simple boy from Austria to the world renown bodybuilder with a number of accolades and awards in Hollywood with great movies like Total Recall, Terminator series, and also served as a Governor of California from 2003 to 2011.
What motivated Arnold to be the Megastar in Hollywood and the Governor of California?
Answer to replenish this is his unparalleled dream of becoming a bodybuilder in the world. His dream came true when he won the first Mr. Universe at the age of 20 and he went on achieved Mr. Olympia 7 times. With the same dream of bodybuilding and winning a number of Mr. Olympia, he got the opportunity to act in the movies as an action hero, then it is never turning back for him, giving one after another hit movies.
There are other such inspiring and motivational stories in the world to motivate from.
I am always interested to know and learn from two personalities in the world of history. And these two great personalities are Mahatma Gandhi (Bapu) and the other great person I am inspired more is Nelson Mandela.
You are wondering why I have mentioned these two great soul’s name.
The only reason behind these names is the motivation they practiced and carried with them are faith and non-violence (ahimsa).
So it is very sure that motivation builds true characters within us and works for our better future either healthy lifestyle or developing true spirit within yourself.
In every aspect of life, motivation helps to influence our characters, manners, habits, you name it, for the better human being.
Are you motivated enough to lead your life fit, healthy, and happy? Please comment below.