Track Minor Progress Like a Video Game for Better Motivation
Eric Barker stashed this in Diabolical Plans For World Domination
Real life rarely quantifies our progress so clearly. So, rather than judging your progress by large, sometimes abstract milestones, quantify your daily accomplishments to motivate yourself better:
The secret is small wins. Those little achievements you can see day to day. Anything that went well or worked out. Don't take that good presentation or minor achievement for granted. That's progress and paying attention to those can keep you trucking when you're feeling less than motivated.