How to Go From Overwhelmed to Motivated in 3 Seconds

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February 3, 2016

Picture this: You’re really busy and a new goal pops up—a big, important one you’ve got to hit.

When you take a busy person and put something big on top of them, it’s easy for them to start to feel a little overwhelmed. And when you’re overwhelmed, it’s easy to start worrying about the what-ifs—What if this happens? What if that doesn’t happen?

And that’s that. You’ve instantly shifted from busy and productive to overwhelmed and underproductive.

So how do you get back to motivated? Seven words, three seconds: What do I need to learn here?

In this video, Andy Core, author of Change Your Day, Not Your Life, tells you how to take advantage of this “learner’s orientation.”

Related: Do These 7 Things to Get (and Stay) Motivated