If you’ve been preparing a New Year’s resolution list and need a little push, there are many sites that can easily inspire and excite you. There are also numerous inspirational blogs that you can take a look at, from hilarious blogs like The Chive to actual quote encyclopedias, such as [NO LONGER WORKS] Quote Stumbler, which lets you stumble upon a random quote every time you visit the page. There are even where you can discover and share countless quotes that catch your attention. There are also many RSS feeds you can subscribe to for daily inspiration.
I think you get the idea that there may be unique sources of inspiration for different people. Sometimes, you may find them not just in quotes, but also images and videos. Here are a few select media items that might just give you a bit of the directional boost that you’re looking for.
Photo by Jason Keath
Have your list of resolutions? This simple photo might help you face the potential obstacles coming your way in 2012.
Warhawk Matt Scott In Nike ‘No Excuses’ Commercial
This is an epic commercial, featuring basketball player Matt Scott from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, giving a glimpse of the excuses that might set us back when trying to reach your goals.
This was originally featured in a post from the ever-popular The Chive, which occasionally throws in inspirational quotes and images.
This inspiring story about a high school basketball team manager with autism shows that a lot of passion can help you overcome obstacles, achieve the unimaginable and lead you farther than you think.
How far, you ask? I don’t want to spoil the video for you, but let’s just say Jason was able to meet the President of the United States after his story went on the news. Passion is definitely key to keeping you motivated in order to complete a task in your New Year’s Resolutions.
Age Is Just A Number
If one of your resolutions includes to exercise more in an effort to become healthier, here’s a cool video that shows you can become a more active person at any time. You don’t need the latest equipment or a personal trainer.The key is to stick to a routine. Watch the following video as the interviewee reveals his age and shows off the body of a 20-year old.
If what you want is to find quotes or inspiring items specific to a theme, we have gathered some excellent sources of inspiration for all types of niches, including creative writers, entrepreneurs and business owners, parents, and even hackers. If perhaps you’re seeking advice to help you accomplish the tasks on your New Year’s Resolutions, here are six useful online tools, and another six websites.
If you haven’t completed your list of resolutions, here are some more tips on finding manageable and worthy tasks, and here is a simple but effective way to organize those tasks so you’ll have a nice way to visualize your goals for 2012.
How are you keeping yourself motivated to complete your New Year’s Resolutions? Let us know in the comments!
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