Ever wake up with a feeling of dread about some project or task you’ve got on your list of things to do today? This is a common feeling that no one likes but must learn how to deal with. There are also times when the opposite is true. Sometimes you wake up knowing what you must do today and just can’t wait to get started.
Either feeling — aversion or excitement — is a clear sign that there’s work to be done and you need to do it. The way you deal with either emotion will affect not only your motivation to keep going, particularly when the going gets rough, but also the resulting outcome.
How can you turn dread or anticipation into action that makes sense, is effective, and allows you to feel a sense of accomplishment and increased self-esteem? Here are some tips to help get you started.