Feeling a Little Unmotivated?

Last Update: August 23, 2018

This may help.

Lauren Eskreis-Winkler a Wharton psychologist who studiesmotivation and Ayelet Fishbach, a professor of behavioral science at Universityof Chicago Booth believe they have found the key to unlock the door to motivation.

The solution at first, appears counterintuitive to conventionalreasoning: If you need help, ask for advice.

A majority of the individuals they studied came from thefollowing groups: 1) “Unemployed adults struggling to find a job”, 2) “Adults strugglingto save money”, 3) “Adults struggling with anger management” and 4) “Childrenfalling behind in school”.

The surprising finding

If you know what youneed to do but are having trouble putting that knowledge into action, ratherthan asking for advice, the solution may be in giving advice.

The article can be found here: https://qz.com/work/1363911/two-psychologists-have-a-surpris...

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juanster2017 Premium
Very cool info thanks for sharing this helpful post
SAWalden Premium
You're welcome!

They simply found a new way to present an old idea - we help ourselves best by helping others.
SAWalden Premium
Exactly. :-)
MKearns Premium
Age old. You have o give in order o get