Motivation is a unique emotion because it comes from within. External sources can be relied on for inspiration and information, but motivation must come from you. The Balance gives you some details and some tips.
Motivations are an important element in fighting the occasional (or more often) slumps and, build some momentum to stay focused on your business targets. Have a clear vision of your goals. Get inspiration from someone you respect that has achieved the things to which you aspire.
At times, working for myself requires me to do my business 7 days a week. It can be difficult to stay motivated with that demanding (although rewarding) of a schedule. I find revisiting these six tips can do it. Try it and, I will tell you, it will make a big difference in your daily, weekly, and monthly successes. Before the year is over, you will be amazed by your progress.