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Some of the Best Places to Find Motivational Wallpapers

Some of the Best Places to Find Motivational Wallpapers

Today, I thought I should share some of the inspirational and motivational things that keep me going.

I always feel the need to motivate myself, and I know that a lot of people are like that too. As someone who has gone through depression, in order to get going and start doing things that need to be done, I always want to see or hear something inspirational and positive to nudge me into action. My search for positivity and inspiration often includes making a phone call to my mentor, reading an inspirational book, or looking at inspirational quotes. Some of my favorite motivational tools are inspirational wallpapers that I display on my phone screen and on my laptop.

I look at these wallpapers all the time, and especially before I start writing on my laptop. They are like energizers, motivating me and reminding me of my goals and what’s important.

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It might seem like a little thing, but surrounding yourself with positivity is a very effective way to keep yourself focused and driven. In addition to having that motivational book you can always turn to for life lessons, you should get motivational wallpapers for your laptop or desktop. Adding some inspirational wallpapers can help you get motivated, active and productive.

    They can even help draw you out of procrastination and doubt, some of the issues that cause lack of motivation for most of us.

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    I have found some great places where you can find wallpapers that display inspirational quotes. Look for quotes by famous people that resonate with you, popular quotes that best apply to your current life situation, or proverbs that provide wise words to live by.

    Here are five places to get really apt and motivational wallpapers to help you get through life with a positive attitude. You can use them as your wallpaper and share some of them with your family and friends too!

    1. Lifehack Collection. From this Lifehack article, I got some great wallpapers and I also was able to visit some of the coolest places on the internet for finding collections of very inspiring wallpapers. It’s just amazing what you can find here.

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    2. Pinterest. There are a lot of cool things you can find on Pinterest, one of the world’s best places to look for ideas. Awesome motivational wallpapers are just some of the great things you can find there. You will find a lot of user-created wallpapers that are minimalistic and breathtaking. Pinterest is one of my favorite places to get inspirational and relatable wallpapers, and I know you would love them too.

    3. Freebest Wallpapers. This website has a variety of collections of desktop wallpapers, but it is the inspirational wallpaper collection that keeps me coming back every time for downloads. Sometimes I find a soothing image with no quotes or words that still conveys a message and makes me feel good. The motivational wallpapers on this site are amazing.

    4. Alpha Coders. I stumbled upon this website on one of my searches, and it has been amazing. This literary wallpaper gold mine has an endless collection of inspirational wallpapers for desktop, androids, iPhones and lots more. Whatever gadget you have, there is a great wallpaper for you.

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    5. Google Images. In addition to being able to find almost everything on Google, it is also the go-to place for finding very good motivational wallpapers. You can search for motivational wallpapers for specific situations, or for wallpapers with inspirational quotes from motivational speakers. You will get an almost unlimited collection of inspirational and motivational wallpapers to get you through any situation.

    Do you have a favorite place to find inspirational desktop wallpapers? Let me know in the comments section where you get really apt and inspirational desktop wallpapers.

    Featured photo credit: Pinterest via pinterest.com

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    7 Steps For Making a New Year’s Resolution and Keeping It

    7 Steps For Making a New Year’s Resolution and Keeping It

    Are you keen to reinvent yourself this year? Or at least use the new year as a long overdue excuse to get rid of bad habits or pick up new ones?

    Yes, it’s that time of year again. The time of year when we feel as if we have to turn over a new leaf. The time when we misguidedly imagine that the arrival of a new year will magically provide the catalyst, motivation and persistence we need to reinvent ourselves.

    Traditionally, New Year’s Day is styled as the ideal time to kick start a new phase in your life and the time when you must make your all important new year’s resolution. Unfortunately, the beginning of the year is also one of the worst times to make a major change in your habits because it’s often a relatively stressful time, right in the middle of the party and vacation season.

    Don’t set yourself up for failure this year by vowing to make huge changes that will be hard to keep. Instead follow these seven steps for successfully making a new year’s resolution you can stick to for good.

    1. Just Pick One Thing

    If you want to change your life or your lifestyle don’t try to change the whole thing at once. It won’t work. Instead pick one area of your life to change to begin with.

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    Make it something concrete so you know exactly what change you’re planning to make. If you’re successful with the first change you can go ahead and make another change after a month or so. By making small changes one after the other, you still have the chance to be a whole new you at the end of the year and it’s a much more realistic way of doing it.

    Don’t pick a New Year’s resolution that’s bound to fail either, like running a marathon if you’re 40lbs overweight and get out of breath walking upstairs. If that’s the case resolve to walk every day. When you’ve got that habit down pat you can graduate to running in short bursts, constant running by March or April and a marathon at the end of the year. What’s the one habit you most want to change?

    2. Plan Ahead

    To ensure success you need to research the change you’re making and plan ahead so you have the resources available when you need them. Here are a few things you should do to prepare and get all the systems in place ready to make your change.

    Read up on it – Go to the library and get books on the subject. Whether it’s quitting smoking, taking up running or yoga or becoming vegan there are books to help you prepare for it. Or use the Internet. If you do enough research you should even be looking forward to making the change.

    Plan for success – Get everything ready so things will run smoothly. If you’re taking up running make sure you have the trainers, clothes, hat, glasses, ipod loaded with energetic sounds at the ready. Then there can be no excuses.

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    3. Anticipate Problems

    There will be problems so make a list of what they’ll be. If you think about it, you’ll be able to anticipate problems at certain times of the day, with specific people or in special situations. Once you’ve identified the times that will probably be hard work out ways to cope with them when they inevitably crop up.

    4. Pick a Start Date

    You don’t have to make these changes on New Year’s Day. That’s the conventional wisdom, but if you truly want to make changes then pick a day when you know you’ll be well-rested, enthusiastic and surrounded by positive people. I’ll be waiting until my kids go back to school in February.

    Sometimes picking a date doesn’t work. It’s better to wait until your whole mind and body are fully ready to take on the challenge. You’ll know when it is when the time comes.

    5. Go for It

    On the big day go for it 100%. Make a commitment and write it down on a card. You just need one short phrase you can carry in your wallet. Or keep it in your car, by your bed and on your bathroom mirror too for an extra dose of positive reinforcement.

    Your commitment card will say something like:

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    • I enjoy a clean, smoke-free life.
    • I stay calm and in control even under times of stress.
    • I’m committed to learning how to run my own business.
    • I meditate daily.

    6. Accept Failure

    If you do fail and sneak a cigarette, miss a walk or shout at the kids one morning don’t hate yourself for it. Make a note of the triggers that caused this set back and vow to learn a lesson from them.

    If you know that alcohol makes you crave cigarettes and oversleep the next day cut back on it. If you know the morning rush before school makes you shout then get up earlier or prepare things the night before to make it easier on you.

    Perseverance is the key to success. Try again, keep trying and you will succeed.

    7. Plan Rewards

    Small rewards are great encouragement to keep you going during the hardest first days. After that you can probably reward yourself once a week with a magazine, a long-distance call to a supportive friend, a siesta, a trip to the movies or whatever makes you tick.

    Later you can change the rewards to monthly and then at the end of the year you can pick an anniversary reward. Something that you’ll look forward to. You deserve it and you’ll have earned it.

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    Whatever your plans and goals are for this year, I’d do wish you luck with them but remember, it’s your life and you make your own luck.

    Decide what you want to do this year, plan how to get it and go for it. I’ll definitely be cheering you on.

    Are you planning to make a New Year’s resolution? What is it and is it something you’ve tried to do before or something new? Why not pick one from this list: 50 New Year’s Resolution Ideas And How To Achieve Each Of Them

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