Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Uplift & Encourage Women Day - Inspiration

Inspiration - (definition merriam webster) - a) a divine influence or action a person believed to qualify him or her to receive and communicate sacred revelation b) the action or power of moving the intellect or emotions c) the act of influencing or suggesting opinions. d) the act of drawing in

Inspiration & Motivation have something in common. The word is influence. Influence can be a good driving force or it can hurt you. I believe the first place we pull our inspiration/motivation/influence to do what we do is from watching others. Depending where I am in this walk called life, someone has given me that push that I need to keep going. Whether it was directly or indirectly.

When I am at a block or not "motivated" to do anything (which happens often), I look toward other people and their creativity. This gives me the will and push to want to do more.

What about you? When you are stuck in a rut, what inspirations you to move forward?

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Anonymous said...

Good words from someone.

Watching a movie that inspires me in some kind of way.

Reading a motivating book.

Seeing how other people are prospering in their dreams.

gracefruit said...

I go for a walk outside, and try to get as far off the beaten path as possible. Sunshine, fresh air, and a bit of greenery can work wonders.

dcyrill said...

@jewells & gracefruit - great comments.