Question of the Day – No. 287 Which visual aspect from your environment makes you feel motivated? Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrMoreLinkedInRedditPinterestPocketTelegramWhatsAppSkypeEmailLike this:Like Loading... 42 thoughts on “Question of the Day – No. 287” Add yours I like sailing so I would say the wind. As I think about it, even the lightest ripple on the water is an invitation to go sailing. Often the wind is a precursor to change. A Change in wind direction or temperature is an invitation if not a warning, that something is about to happen. I’d say the wind. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Even when there is wind but there is no water? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes, I love and dream of sailing. I crossed the Atlantic on a sailboat and had a wonderful time. When the wind blows and I am on land, I remember the fun I had at sea. LikeLiked by 1 person Trees, clouds, moon, stars, insects, LikeLiked by 2 people Reply So nature, right? LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Right….people inspire me as well LikeLiked by 2 people The view from the window – any season, any weather, day or night LikeLiked by 5 people Reply Yeah! LikeLiked by 3 people Reply That’s awesome! So you can get easily motivated each day 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Well, as an academic, classroom/office environment. Gets me into the mood. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply And that is true even for my non-academic writing LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Awesome! I don’t remember if I asked you before, but if I did, I apologize. What do you teach? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I dont think you did. I am in Linguistics. So I do research in and teach that. LikeLiked by 2 people Wow, that’s awesome! Maybe you can do a guest post here, on Pointless Overthinking, about the importance of it and maybe a few “tips and tricks”? LikeLiked by 1 person I would love to do that! Thanks for the opportunity! I will email you! LikeLiked by 1 person Great! I’m looking forward for the post! 😀 LikeLiked by 1 person The simple sight of nature makes me feel so alive and motivated LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Very nice! I hope you live next to it so you can be motivated most of the time 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I sure do, I am grateful for that 🙂 Have a great Monday 😊 LikeLiked by 1 person The photos on my office walls and the sunlight through the door coming over my shoulder. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply What a nice view! What photos do you have on your office walls? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Family, friends mainly, but also fishing trips, work shots with friends and a some of the buildings I’ve worked (lived at), a few of my favorite cars and my motorcycle, LikeLiked by 1 person Smiles and attentive eyes of my students in the class as I teach. LikeLiked by 4 people Reply It seems that you really love teaching. I wish more people would be like you 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I really do love teaching and thank you. LikeLiked by 2 people Mountains and their gigantic presence LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Yeah, they dictate our environment 🙂 LikeLike Reply When people think me that I am just nothing…This thing more motivated me…😊😊😊🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂😶😶😶😶😶😶😶😶😶 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply So when this happens, you want to prove them wrong, right? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yeah…😶😶😶😶😶😶😶😶 LikeLiked by 1 person My husband, my pets, my dream board, and my salt lamp. The way my husband looks at me reminds me that I’m not the total disaster that I’ve been told I am. My pets make me smile with their antics, and love. My dream board reminds me that I’m strong, and blessed. My salt lamp sheds a lovely pink glow, that eases my anxieties, and makes it possible to push myself a bit. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply I’m glad you have so many things around that motivate you! That’s what allows you to evolve. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I have a salt lamp too in my room. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Literally nothing at the moment, due to the cold and long Northern Europe winter. Waiting for spring, in the meantime I look into my cup of coffee 🙂 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply I hope that cup of coffee is enough until the spring comes 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply A clean kitchen/desk LikeLiked by 3 people Reply I hope you have that every day. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply The moon, the stars, the quiet of the night. And snow, snowing,raining, watching the sea… i’m obviously a water sign LikeLiked by 2 people Reply That’s beautiful! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I like surrounding myself with art, my photography, others as well, drawings and paintings from friends and family and that I’ve done…also things that make me happy life penguins, cherry blossoms, Asian decor, fairies and various oddities. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Awesome! So you have set a very nice motivating environment for you 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I do if I allow it to. What I need to do more of us trying to focus on them to help me snap out of my anxiety attacks and moodiness. LikeLiked by 1 person Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.