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Updated: Aug 17, 2021

What areas of the brain participate in the motivation process and how to activate them.

Motivation can be parsed into three sub processes

The specific brain structures involved in motivation are:

We have learned more about our brain in the last 5 years than in the last 6000 years. Neuroscience has helped us understand the motivation process in detail and based on that create routines to improve it.

Although motivation could be perceived as a very complex process here are some tricks to activate these areas.

1.- Build self-esteem.

Identify small but significant challenges, make sure you conquer and celebrate them.

2.- Identify what is positive about you.