Nikki Snow: The Key to Winning

Think back to the last time you tried to attain a goal. How did it go? Did you achieve it? Did you give up along the way? Were the results short-lived? The results you achieve (or don’t) when trying to reach a goal aren’t dependent on how hard you work, how smart you are or how lucky you are — they are dependent on whether you were intrinsically or extrinsically motivated.

Nikki Snow

Your Oxygen Challenge 6 coach, Nikki Snow.

Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation

If you aren’t familiar with these concepts: intrinsic motivation involves doing something because it’s personally rewarding (feels good) to you and fulfills an internal desire. Extrinsic motivation is when you’re trying to earn a reward or avoid punishment. Which do you think provides more success and long-lasting results? Yes, intrinsic motivation.

Let’s say you’re doing a 90-day challenge because you want to lose 20 poundsThat’s an extrinsically motivated path. Instead, you want to focus on finding intrinsic motivation. Why?

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