Feeling Trapped? Motivate Yourself by Making Life Easier

It’s not uncommon to feel like you’re stuck in a rut. You may be doing things as usual but find that you’re not going anywhere. Additionally, some of the things that you found enjoyable may start to feel less exciting. When you’re stuck in a rut, you will remain stagnant instead of working to achieve your goals. Such feelings can be frustrating, but you can easily motivate yourself by making life easier and doing simple self-care.

Simple Things You Can do to Make Life Easier

Go for a walk

A walk around your neighbourhood is one of the best low-intensity exercises. While it won’t leave you sweaty, it will get your blood moving and increase your heart rate a bit. The increase in blood flow, the fresh air outside, sunshine, and the ability to explore your neighbourhood makes a short walk a great way to take a little break from your normal routines. Remember, a break is as good as a rest.

Go to bed early

Have you stopped to ask yourself which is the easiest way to make life easier? Resting! According to Medical News Today, getting enough sleep is vital for your wellbeing. However, getting the recommended eight hours of sleep every night may be impossible for most people. But you can try to get enough sleep for at least one day every week. Choose a specific night when you’ll be going to bed early, even if it means leaving the dishes in the sink.

Appreciate what you already have

When you’re stuck in a rut and feeling less motivated, you can easily start seeing life through a negative lens. However, when you pause to think about what you have and stop worrying yourself about what you don’t have, you will be able to change your perspective for the better.

Read a section of a book

Are you curious about a certain topic? Visit the library and get a book about the topic, and read it in bits. Read a section of the book to avoid reading for an extended period. Reading is one of the best ways to enjoy life on a daily basis. However, it’s important that you make sure that you’re not harming your eyes by wearing the right Eye Contacts. By reading a thoughtful book, you will most likely have a few interesting ideas occupying your head as you go about your daily activities.

Take a longer shower

Taking a shower is a daily hygiene routine, but most of the time, it’s an automatic and quick task that you do before and after the day. However, rather than just taking a quick bath, you may want to take a long and luxurious shower. Let your body soak in the water and scrub every inch carefully. When you finally leave your bathroom, you will feel refreshed.

Bottom Line

We humans, tend to complicate things. Complexities bring along unnecessary stress, conflict, and difficulty. When you find yourself complaining about being tired, stressed, and unfulfilled, you’re most likely falling into a rut. However, even when you don’t want to do anything, simplifying life will help motivate you. 

Until next time,

Shabana Feroze

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