How to Use Discouragement to Motivate Yourself

by Peter Murphy

Ever feel like giving up? Do you ever feel so discouraged that 
even one more day of frustration will be too much too handle?

Everyone gets discouraged at times only there are a number of 
key differences between people who keep on going and those who 
give up:

1 Focus On Your Goal Not On Your Problems

One of my mentors is a highly successful property developer 
and he loves solving problems. All day long he can take on one 
problem after the next and just keep going.

How does he do this when most people would feel overwhelmed?

He understands the importance of focus. He never loses sight 
of his goal and his goals so excite him that problems are 
nothing more than stepping stones to the achievement of his 

If you are feeling discouraged it is very likely because your 
focus is on what has not worked; your setbacks and your fears.

Discipline your mind to focus on your goals and discouragement 
will fade into the distance.

2 Ask For Help

You do not have to deal with everything alone. Ask for help 
from someone who is qualified to help you and act on their 
good advice.

Two minds are better than one especially when your mind is 
full of discouragement.

And, you will feel stronger knowing that someone else is 
backing you, keen to see you succeed.

When you think about it.

The only thing stopping your from getting from where you are 
to where you want to be is -- learning! Learning an effective 

If you do not know the answer why waste time guessing when you 
can open your mouth and ask?

3 Learn How Your Mind Works

Once you take charge of your thoughts and your emotions you 
will be able to deal with whatever challenges come your way. 
Until that happens you will always be at mercy to the ups and 
downs of life.

The most valuable gift you can give yourself is the ability to 
master self-motivation.

The moment I finally understood how to motivate myself was the 
day my life changed forever. I discovered a tenacity that sees 
me though any challenges I have to deal with.

Until you learn how to run your brain it really is like having 
a super computer without a user manual. The power to motivate 
yourself will never be available to you until you commit to 
learning how to do it.

Feelings of frustration, discouragement and overwhelm are not 
random occurrences. It all comes down to how you use your 

What if you had a simple user manual for your mind with 
instructions that have already worked for thousands of people?

The information is out there - go study how to run your brain!

Peter Murphy is a peak performance expert. He recently produced a  
very popular free report that reveals how to crush procrastination and 
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