What motivates you to succeed? Is your pain motivating you? Do you feel like a victim of your circumstances? If you allow pain to be your motivator, you will always have painful circumstances in order to be propelled toward success. But You will never have success if you keep the pain as your motivator. get it? Instead envision your future, the smells, the sites, the feelings you want your future to be. Allow those visions to motivate you. You circumstances will change for the better as you begin to think well of your future and stop keeping pain motivating you.