How To Motivate Yourself By Understanding How Motivation Works

“Motivation is the desire to escape discomfort.”

You don’t have a procrastination problem — you just misunderstand how motivation works.

Nir Eyal explains how to motivate yourself by understanding how motivation works and suggests several techniques you can use to overcome your self-defeating behaviors including the 10-minute rule.

Related: Four questions that reveal if you’re trying hard enough to achieve your goal.