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Secrets of True Motivation: Understanding Your Themes

True Motivation. Photograph of women's eye by Christopher Burns

Photograph by Christopher Burns

Discerning your life themes can help you tap into a wellspring of energy and motivation

One of the biggest blocks to creating our best self by making lasting change in our lives comes down to energy and motivation. All change requires effort, and motivation is one of the fabled secrets to success.

Without that boost for our energy, we tend to encounter blocks, such as procrastination and over-thinking. The end result is that change doesn’t last, and we feel we’ve failed to step closer to that potential

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