What does “lost motives” mean for motivational speakers?
“Lost motivations” are an emotional response to something that someone said or did in the past.
They are not meant to be taken seriously.
People who have experienced this can have emotional and physical reactions.
“It can be very scary, because we’re all in a state of constant stress,” said psychologist Paul McHugh, author of the new book, How to Win Friends and Influence People.
He told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that “lost motivations” can be hard to describe and could be a problem if you are not familiar with them.
The book focuses on the importance of having a plan to handle these emotions and explains what to do if they develop.
If you have experienced a loss of motivation, you might: struggle to relax