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How to stay motivated in life? Watch video

Do you at times feel a lack of self-motivation? We all do go through such a phase in life, but it is important to sail smoothly across the shore. Right?

Jun 03, 2016, 11:06 AM IST

Monetary incentives for healthy behaviour can work well

The findings showed that participants who were assigned to receive payment for eating fruits and vegetables were still consuming more than usual two weeks after the study ended.

Apr 04, 2016, 08:12 AM IST

Smaller meals layered with incentives make people happier

A small incentive with a meal consistently motivates kids and adults to choose smaller portions, says a new study.

Jan 07, 2016, 13:53 PM IST

Motivation to help others improves team performance

 Greater the motivation to help others, “the higher the levels of cooperation and viability and the higher the subsequent team performance, says a study.

Nov 14, 2015, 13:25 PM IST

Mid-morning work break improves health, productivity

Rather than the typical culture of working hard all morning only to take a lunch-hour or mid-afternoon break, a respite earlier in the workday replenishes more resources - energy, concentration and motivation.

Sep 10, 2015, 14:03 PM IST

'Motivated people feel in control of their destiny'

What makes some individuals notable and recognised in their respective fields has got much to do with their motivated behaviour, an expert says.

Jul 24, 2015, 08:40 AM IST

Access to nature boosts older adults' quality of life

A new research has revealed that nature promotes physical, mental, and spiritual healing especially in older adults who stay close to natural environment.

Jul 12, 2015, 18:41 PM IST

Unfazed Andy Murray re-tweets his leaked motivational secrets

An unfazed Andy Murray has re-tweeted a post revealing secrets to his on-court success. On Wednesday, a journalist shared images of the Scot's hand-written notes on micro-blogging site, Twitter.

Feb 19, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

What reminds Shruti Haasan to excel in her field?

 Appreciation is a constant nudge to perform better, says actress and singer Shruti Haasan, daughter of actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan. 

Feb 12, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

Fernando Alonso anger at Ferrari `lack of motivation` blast

Fernando Alonso on Saturday hit back at suggestions from Ferrari team chief Marco Mattiacci that he had lacked motivation and commitment.

Nov 23, 2014, 10:21 AM IST

Fatherhood fires Novak Djokovic bid for Tour Finals treble

Novak Djokovic believes the thrill of becoming a father has provided him with the perfect motivation to win yet another ATP World Tour Finals title and end the year as the world number one.

Nov 08, 2014, 07:40 AM IST

Losing games against strong opponents can actually be enjoyable for some

A new study has suggested that winning is not everything and few people actually enjoy losing the game if their mettle is tested by a strong opponent.

Sep 04, 2014, 12:54 PM IST

Murray seeking `motivating` coach who `can get him learning and improving again`

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has said that he needs a coach who can motivate him and get him learning and improving again, as he looks for a suitable replacement for Ivan Lendl before the French Open.

May 10, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

Don’t Quit

When you face blips in your career, as everyone does, don’t quit. Hang in there for this too shall pass. You got to just keep moving, says Rajendra Ghag.

Apr 30, 2014, 15:09 PM IST

Playing educational video games can boost kids` motivation to learn

A new study has suggested that educational video games can enhance students` motivation to learn, but it may depend on how students play.

Nov 07, 2013, 19:00 PM IST

Motivation key to keeping memory sharp during retirement

Researchers have suggested that motivation is a key factor to keep your memory sharp after you retirement.

Oct 02, 2013, 12:44 PM IST

Proteas media backs England to convert Ashes distraction into motivation for CT semi

The South African media has said that England will try to convert the distraction of a looming Ashes series into motivation for Wednesday`s first ICC Champions Trophy semi-final at the Oval against South Africa.

Jun 19, 2013, 14:02 PM IST

Blood hormone Epo boosts motivation

Blood hormone Epo has a performance-boosting effect on the brain shortly after being injected as it improves oxygen transport in blood.

Jun 12, 2012, 15:39 PM IST

Low dopamine, the cause of relapse to smoking

Dopamine is a brain chemical messenger that is critically important in reward and motivation.

Feb 09, 2012, 23:44 PM IST

Fun night-outs with colleagues boosts teamwork

Socialising after office hours with colleagues can serve as a good morale booster for employees.

Dec 09, 2011, 08:34 AM IST