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It is challenging to stay motivated in a job search.  Some ideas to help boost that positive attitude are to start the day by reading the Bible, journaling, working out, eating a healthy breakfast, catching-up on recent news events and reviewing your goals and tasks to accomplish during the day ahead.

As the day progresses it is easy to get discouraged if you don’t have any interviews scheduled or networking meetings.

It can be beneficial to surround yourself with visual reminders of why you are searching and what you enjoy about life and the positive things that motivate you and inspire you to work hard… even the things that make you smile.

Consider placing Bible verses, motivational quotes, inspirational pictures (scenery, landscapes, island escapes, sunrises, sunsets, animals, family members, photos or illustrations that make you giggle) or other items that encourage you to think positively, see the glass half-full and to ‘take on the day’ in visible places you see frequently such as your bathroom mirror, bedside table, desk, car steering wheel, etc.

Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

Proverbs 19:21

Many are the plans in a person’s heart,

   but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails.

Proverbs 16:9

In their hearts humans plan their course,

   but the LORD establishes their steps.


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