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10 Motivation Boosters That Will Help You Crush It in 8 Weeks

Get motivated with these 10+ media and challenge yourself to tackle them in 8 Weeks. A suggested time frame is provided. Some tips on getting the most out of pumping yourself up for a new YOU:

  • Try to carve out 10 minutes here and there throughout your day to get to them. 
  • Prioritize and make time for personal growth.
  • When you are late, don't beat yourself up.
  • When you finish each one, give yourself a pat on the back and savor it!






1. How We Choose to Be Happy: The 9 Choices of Extremely Happy People--Their Secrets, Their Stories 

Rick Foster & Greg Hicks

    This is the book that sparked my curiosity on understanding and becoming aware of what triggers people (myself included) to be happy, angry, sad and how to avoid negative, self-perpetuating pit falls.

    listen + watch


    2. Learn How To Get Anything You Want (FREE Audio Download)

    Marie Forleo

    Marie Forleo, a business coach and beyond, has built a socially conscious digital empire that touches million people. She helped people to make their dreams become reality through her award-winning show MarieTV, world-class online training programs, a book in 16 languages and an audience in 195 countries.


    WEEK 2



    3. #Girlboss Radio (Podcast)

    Sophia Amoruso

    Fun and casual interviews with inspirational and accomplished #girlbosses. Heads up! Explicit language inside so don't play it out load at work.





    4. #Girlboss (Book)

    Sophia Amoruso

    If you like Sophia’s podcast, then you may as well read about her journey on how she started Nasty Gal – a multi-million fashion business all started from scratch as an eBay store.


    WEEK 3




    5. Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers

    Lois P. Frankel

    This is THE BOOK that helped me understand why people (especially men) treated me the way they did in a work (and life) setting and how I re-invented myself for more respects. You can read about my transformations from reading from this book (and taking action) on this guest blog post for




    WEEK 4


    watch + read


    6. Re-Awaken the Giant Within (FREE e-book)

    Tony Robbins

    If you are like me who grew up in the 80s/early 90s, there is no way you have not heard of Tony Robbins. Despite the common title he is referred to – a motivation coach, he does more than that! Here is the trailer of a latest documentary that gives you a peak inside his work at his annual conference. Warning: the movie itself has a bad rating but it gives you an idea of what he does. 

    After the movie, if you feel like taking it a step further, you can download the new edition of his book "Re-awaken The Giant Within" as a free e-book.


    WEEK 5




    7. The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM)

    Hal Elrod

    Find yourself inspired and motivated but need to find more time to do the things you dream to do? Here is a quick read on utilizing the magical hours in the morning when your head is most clear to start with the things you want to do most.

    Warning: waking up early required! But if you are committed (not just interested), you will do it!

    WEEK 6




    8. Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder

    Arianna Huffington

    Since you are committed to waking up early, you probably want to rest more too. Here is Ariana Huffinting’s famous preach to you after she had a epiphany — collapsing after working overtime under continuous stress.

    WEEK 7




    9. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

    Marie Kondo

    To make space for new life, you need a clear mind. But a clear mind requires an un-clutterd space, physically. This book gives you the strategy (and benefits) on de-cluttering. It has inspired thousands of people to take the action of learning out their house to live a fuller life.

    WEEK 8


    watch + read

    10. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

    David Allen

    So where do you find the time to do all of these new life-changing things? Ask David Allen — the master on Getting Things Done #GTD. It might actually be simpler and easier than you think. Watch this short (17 minutes) TEDx Talk and follow the exercise he did. Afterward, if you find yourself yearning to learn more, dive into his book.


    Posted on 22 September 2016

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