Do you ever feel like all your hard work is getting you exactly… nowhere?

It can feel frustrating when you’re following all the steps to success: staying focused, dedicated and persistent. But still, after all your effort — you’ve got nothing to show for it. No big wins. No lasting results.

We’ve all had moments when it seems like our hard work isn’t paying off, haven’t we?

I definitely have. That’s why I was intrigued when Chris wrote in about his dilemma. He said that no matter what he’s pouring his effort into  — work, relationships or studies — nothing seems to be paying off. No matter how hard he works, it never feels like it’s enough

He desperately wants to feel motivated, fulfilled and like his life has meaning. But the truth is — he’s massively disappointed in his lack of results.

So what’s the secret to making our efforts count? How do we stay genuinely motivated, especially when it doesn’t look like we’re making any progress?

In this episode, you’ll learn a simple trick that seems counterintuitive but can quickly help you reignite your natural motivation and get better results instead of feeling like you’re constantly hitting a brick wall. Best part? There’s science to back up this smart strategy.

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