Motivation Hacking
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Motivation Hacking

The World's Most Powerful Strategies For Emotional Freedom, Releasing Self-Limitations, and Unstoppable Motivation
4.8 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,584 students enrolled
Created by Derek Doepker
Last updated 1/2016
Price: $50
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Identify exactly what's holding you back by digging to the root of major challenges.
  • Discover which of the 6 human needs is driving your behavior the most - and tap into them for more motivation.
  • Change your language patterns to reprogram your thinking.
  • Get whatever you want even if you're stressed out, busy, or have a million excuses.
  • Tap into the force stronger than willpower for unstoppable motivation.
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  • It is recommended to take some time to consider, "What do I want?" "What's holding me back?" and "What will happen a year from now if things don't change?"

The Instruction Manual For Life You Should Have Been Given

Do you find yourself struggling to figure out what you really want in life? Or do you know exactly what you want, but can't ever get it because you're trapped by fears, unwanted thoughts, and unshakeable habits?

Are you successful in certain areas, but still feel like something is missing in your relationships, finances, physical health, or overall happiness?

No matter what your challenge is, the root cause of why we get stuck in any area of life is fundamentally the same. The good news is that when you understand what's really been secretly holding you back, you'll finally have the map for how to escape. You're about to discover:

  • The secret to getting answers when you're feeling lost, confused, and have no idea what to do or where to even begin
  • How to tap into your inner strength to experience more motivation, happiness, and fulfillment on demand - regardless of what's happening in your life
  • How to get whatever you want, even if you're stressed out, busy, or have a million excuses
  • What the six things are that drive all of your behavior and how to tap into them to reprogram any thought or habit on a neurological level
  • What the most common fear is that holds people back, and why you'll never overcome it until you understand this one simple thing
  • Why a force stronger than willpower may be the missing link to getting yourself out of any rut.
  • Why much of the great advice you've heard, especially from self-help and personal development gurus, may be the very thing that's keeping you stuck.
  • Why looking to find your life's purpose is almost always going to backfire on you.

Is This Just Another One Of Those Courses That Says Success Is Easy?

While many things in life are simple in concept, they're not always easy to do.

I feel it can be doing a disservice to some to have marketing that says everything is super easy. Then when a person "fails," they beat themselves up because they couldn't even do the "easy" things. This leads to further hopelessness, or at least instills an attitude that hard work isn't required.

However, I do believe many things in this course are practical and relatively "easy" with practice. This is why I say if you practice what's in here, it may become "easier done than said" instead of "easier said than done."

You must understand this however...

If you're willing to do what's hard, it will be easy. If you're only willing to do what's easy, it will be hard.

Once you become comfortable with discomfort, your ability to stretch your current capacity becomes greatly expanded.

Yes, I'm well away I market this as being simple, and even say many things are "doable" and don't automatically elicit an "easier said than done" response.

Is There Any Guarantee This Will Work For Me?

It's both true and false there is no "one size fits all formula." While I can't offer strategies that work for everyone, I can share universal principles that you can apply to get results.

Those results may not show up instantly, but they will show up with perseverance. Like a rocket needing constant propulsion before it reaches outer space.

Beyond that, a primary goal of this course is to unlock your OWN inner creativity and problem solving abilities. This won't be me telling you a bunch of things to do and not do, but you finding for yourself your own answers.

No matter what, there's a money back guarantee that I stand behind. So the worst thing that happens is you get some interesting psychological insights and food for thought and get your money back, and the best thing is your life is radically transformed for the better.

You Have A Choice To Make...

There are many courses out there that can give you the education you need, and many mentors I've learned from. I believe this is one of the best distillations of all that knowledge. I believe those who come on board will be very happy with their choice, and for those who don't, I honor that and hope you find the insights you need from somewhere else.

However, you must remember this choice you have...

You can either choose to educate yourself and learn the principles of success through the wisdom of others and your own application of principles...

Or you can choose ignorance and simply hope that life hands you success without you having to figure out how to achieve it. Perhaps having to learn from mistake after mistake until you put the pieces together after losing so much. I warn you, this path has not worked for many.

Now is your time to decide, education or ignorance?

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for those who want practical, proven methods to overcome challenges and increase happiness based on human needs psychology, behaviorial psychology, and cognitive psychology.
  • This course is not intended for those who aren't willing to do dedicated self-improvement work and face potentially uncomfortable thoughts and feelings.
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Curriculum For This Course
48 Lectures
1 Lecture 04:43

An overview of the course's content, as well as how to approach the course materials.

Preview 04:43
Week 1
11 Lectures 34:11

A look at the root cause behind why we get stuck.

Preview 03:59

Understanding how awareness helps you gain clarity which is essential for making a breakthrough.

Preview 04:37

Understanding the power of appreciation, which isn't the same as "liking" what happens to us.

Preview 03:02

The power of action, in either conscious thought or physical action, for success.

Preview 02:01

A look at how all three keys work in harmony. A single key cannot be taken in isolation.

Preview 03:09

Practical tips and strategies for increasing your awareness.

Preview 02:45

Practical tips and strategies for increasing your appreciation.

Preview 03:19

Practical tips and strategies for making choices and empowering the feeling that you have a choice to make.
Preview 02:51

A look at disempowering and empowering word choices.

Preview 02:59

How to find the balance between not beating oneself up or alternatively becoming over-confident.

Preview 02:08

A wrap-up with action steps for the first week's lectures.

Preview 03:21

Essential questions to consider for week 1.

Quiz For Week 1
2 questions
Week 2
12 Lectures 45:37

A check-in at the start of week 2.

Week 2 Introduction

A look at the six human needs that we all have which drive your behavior and motivation.

The 6 Human Needs

How the seemingly opposing needs of certainty and uncertainty (variety) work together.

Certainty and Uncertainty

How the seemingly opposing needs of connection, wanting to fit in, and significance, wanting to stand apart, work together.
Connection and Significance

The two human needs responsible for fulfillment and actualization.

Growth and Contribution

How all of the human needs are working together and fluctuating to create balance.

6 Human Needs Working Together

How the human needs can drive healthy, unhealthy, or neutral behavior.

Healthy Vs Unhealthy Ways Of Meeting Your Needs

Why "getting motivated" is a myth, and how motivation really works.

The Truth About Motivation

Practical tips to feel more motivated towards the behaviors you'd like to adopt.

5 Steps To Unstoppable Motivation

How to stay on track over the long haul towards your goals.

Sustaining Motivation

Pain and pleasure are powerful motivators, but there is one motivator that trumps them all. Discover it in this lecture.

The Most Powerful Motivator

A summary of week 2's training.

Week 2 Conclusion

Questions to discover your knowledge of week two's content.

Quiz For Week 2
2 questions
Week 3
13 Lectures 52:10

A check-in at the start of week 3.

Week 3 Introduction

A look at what resistance is.

Introduction To Resistance

How to identify resistance as something different than genuine fear that serves a person.

Identifying Resistance

How to overcome resistance with practical insights.

Overcoming Resistance

Strategies for increasing your willpower.

Willpower Development

A look at how your perceptions create your reality.

Perception of Reality

Why some people choose to remain a victim instead of empowering themselves.


How to proactively create new perspectives and frames on life's events.

Shifting Your Perspective

A look at the benefits of gratitude.


The importance of forgiveness for emotional freedom.


Shifting from a problem focus to a solution focus.


How to deal with difficult events, and why it's ok to mourn.


A wrap-up of week 3.

Week 3 Conclusion

Quiz For Week 3
2 questions
Week 4
10 Lectures 44:24

A check-in before starting week 4 and introduction.

Week 4 Introduction

Why the truth is often used more than lies to trick ourselves.

How The Truth Gets You Stuck

2-value logic vs. 4-value logic for opening up new ideas.

Big Picture

Comparing selfishness to selflessness.

Selfish Vs Selfless

Comparing emotion to logic.

Emotions Vs Logic

Comparing copying ideas to creating new ideas.

Copy Vs Create

Why skills are critical to develop, and good intentions aren't enough.


How to make a positive impact on others.


Powerful daily habits to practice.


Conclusion of week 4.

Week 4 Conclusion

Quiz For Week 4
2 questions
1 Lecture 01:58

The final conclusion of the course.

Wrapping It Up
About the Instructor
Derek Doepker
4.7 Average rating
19 Reviews
1,757 Students
2 Courses
#1 Bestselling Kindle Author & Coach

Derek Doepker is a blogger, entrepreneur, and #1 bestselling fitness author.

He started his blog "Excuse Proof Fitness" in 2012 to help inspire people to reach their body and mind's fullest potential with innovative fitness "hacks."  He then turned his ideas into bestselling books which include "How To Stick To A Diet" and "50 Fitness Tips You Wish You Knew."

After months of studying and networking with other bestselling authors to find out their secrets, he employed innovative marketing strategies to reach #1 bestseller on kindle in "weight loss" and "healthy living."

He is now passionate about taking the lessons he's learned and helping other authors publish and market their books.  Since March of 2013, he has taught over 1,000 people from all around the world how to successfully publish their books on Amazon's kindle platform.  He is continually inspired by his students' success and wishes to help all authors fulfill their dreams of having a bestselling book.