How To Stay Motivated When Things Get Tough

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Sometimes in my life, I get weak because things are tough but I have learnt over time how to stay motivated when things get tough.

If you are in a tough situation and you feel there’s no way out, the truth is that there is a way out.

There is always a way out of every tough challenge if you search well enough.

Some people have gone through worse situations and they have overcome. So don’t feel that situation you are in today is too tough for you to overcome.

I will be sharing with you some of the tactics I use to stay motivated and overcome tough times.


Prayer simply means communicating with God and telling about our desires and needs.

God is good and He is always available to listen to us when we call on Him.

When you pray properly God will answer you. Praying to God has been my greatest source of strength in tough times.

If you have never tried the power of prayer before, I will suggest you give it a try today.

Pray to Go and you will be surprised that He will answer you and show us at the right time.


Meditation is an act of studying and thinking deeply about a subject matter.

Meditation gives you a deeper understanding of issues. When you have a deeper understanding of issues, you will be motivated to find a solution that works

One of the ways you can meditate is by reading the Bible and studying what it says about your situation.

The Bible is like a manual that has solutions to all problems of mankind.

So, you can go read the Bible to study what it says. It will motivate you and show you a way out of your tough situation.

Stay positive

Whenever you are going through the right times, your mind has a major role to play in getting a solution.

If you have the right mindset, you will stay motivated and come out of the situation.

But if you have the wrong mindset, the tough situation will easily overcome you.

Life is all about choices, we choose how we respond to issues. It is our response to issues that determines the outcome we get.

Develop a positive mindset and respond to issues appropriately to stay motivated and also come out stronger

Seek knowledge

Knowledge is power; the knowledge you have can help you overcome difficult times.

The knowledge you have is meant to help you, it should be used to your advantage.

So that is why it is good to acquire knowledge, the knowledge you acquire cannot be wasted.

You can buy books to read as they are good sources of motivation.

These days, you can get free books to read online and if you are the type that doesn’t like reading, you can download audiobooks to read.

Speak to an expert

You will always have experts and professionals around you that you can discuss issues with.

These experts could be your family or friends. They have knowledge that encourages you to stay motivated through tough times.

There is a popular saying that a problem shared is half solved. But you should watch who you share your problem with.

If you share your problem with someone who is knowledgeable and has the right attitude, that person will give you good advice.

If you share your problem with the wrong person, you will get the wrong advice.

You should not be discussing health with a carpenter instead gi see a doctor.

You should not be discussing your finances with an electrician instead go see a banker.

Take action

One of the reasons why people are overwhelmed during tough times is that they don’t take action.

There are several reasons why someone will not take action in tough times.

One of the reasons includes fear of failure. Instead of having fear inside of you, you should weigh your options.

Think of the result you can get when the act, I’m sure that the result you get is enough motivation for you to act despite the fear inside of you.

Don’t let fear hinder you, act now so that you can come out of that tough situation.


In conclusion, there are many ways to stay motivated when things get tough. Some of the most effective tactics include prayer, meditation, staying positive, seeking knowledge, speaking to an expert, and taking action. If you are facing a difficult challenge, try some of these tactics and see if they help you stay motivated and overcome the challenge.

Remember, you are not alone in your struggles. There are many people who have gone through tough times and come out stronger. With the right mindset and approach, you can do the same.

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