How to stay motivated in everyday life

Are you struggling to get out of bed in the morning or feeling burned out?

Personal motivation is key to maintaining almost all aspects of life.

Behavioural psychologist Dr Helgo Schomer says motivation is the driving force which pushes people towards their goals.

If we're not motivated, we're more likely to waste our time and neglect our personal and professional goals.

Dr Schomer explains that education and setting expectations is a key part of motivation.

If people feel they are lacking the skills and the knowledge to achieve the desired outcome, they are lacking motivation. They are not going to get going.

Dr Helgo Schomer, behavioural psychologist

He has emphasised the importance of life-long learning, positivity, social support and participation.

Listeners called in to share their personal stories about struggling to stay motivated.

Take a listen to his expert advice:

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