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Build Motivation to Overcome Depression

Build Motivation to Overcome Depression

Here's some techniques that you can start using to turn your motivation on its head:

  1. You don't need to wait for motivation to actually do something. Commit to action and values rather than waiting for the motivation to show up.
  2. Action creates motivation. We typically think of motivation as preceding behavior, but motivation may result from activity as well. 
  3. Choose your purpose. Set goals you want to accomplish in the next day, week, month, and year.
  4. Reward yourself for every step forward

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