Lack motivation? Find out which Bach flower remedies can help

Lack motivation? Find out which Bach flower remedies can help

There are times when all of us feel a lack of motivation. Maybe we don't have the energy or direction to get started on something new, or maybe we're just not sure what it is we want out of life. If you're feeling this way, don't worry – there are Bach flower remedies that can help with if you lack motivation! In this post, we'll take a look at five different remedies and how they can help to boost your motivation. So if you're looking for a little inspiration, keep reading!

Lack of Motivation Causes

A lack of motivation can have a negative impact on many aspects of your life. It can cause you to miss deadlines, lack focus, and feel uninspired. It can also lead to relationship problems, poor health, and job loss. If you're struggling with a lack of motivation, it's important to understand the causes so you can find a way to overcome it.

There are many potential causes of a lack of motivation, including low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, and fatigue. If you're not sure what's causing your lack of motivation, it can be helpful to talk to a therapist. They can help you identify the root cause of your problem and develop a plan to address it. Once you understand what's causing your lack of motivation, you can begin to take steps to overcome it. With time and effort, it is possible to regain your motivation and live a fulfilling life.

 lack of motivation bach flower remedies

If you’re looking for a natural way to help give you some motivation, Bach flower remedies might be worth a try – and you can also speak to a Bach flower practitioner as an alternative to a therapist who can help you work through your feelings and identify the remedies that may be able to help. 

Read below to find out more about Bach flower remedies.

What are Bach flower remedies?

Developed by Edward Bach in the 1930s, Bach flower remedies are a form of natural medicine that uses flowers to treat various emotional imbalances. There are 38 different Bach flower remedies, each of which is designed to address a specific emotional issue, such as anxiety, stress or depression. The remedies cover the full spectrum of emotions so can also help if you lack motivation and are looking for some support in a natural way.

The remedies are made by infusing flowers in water and the energy imprint of each flower is transferred to the water. Although the exact mechanism of action is not fully understood, it is thought that the remedies work by interacting with the body's energy system to restore balance and harmony. As such, they are safe to use for both adults and children and they have no side effects. So which Bach remedies can help with motivation? Read on…


Hornbeam Bach flower remedy is for people who feel mentally weary at the thought of a task ahead. It’s like a constant Monday morning feeling and a lack of motivation. You find menial tasks boring and are prone to procrastination. The positive potential of this remedy is to have your spirits lifted and greater enthusiasm.

Wild Rose 

Wild Rose is for people who are apathetic to life and lack enthusiasm. You feel like you’re resigned to your fate and lacking vitality or purpose. You have a completely lack of motivation to take an active interest in life or bring positive changes to your life. The positive potential of this remedy is greater enthusiasm and vitality.


Clematis is for people who are daydreamers, not grounded in reality, spending days fantasising about the future. You are withdrawn into your imagination, not living in the present, lost in thought which means you don’t always get very much done and are sometimes unproductive. You often appear quite drowsy and may sleep a lot. The positive potential of this remedy is to have a lively interest in life and the everyday moment.

Wild Oat

Wild Oat is for those who feel unfulfilled in life unable to find their path in life. You are ambitious and want to achieve, you’re just not sure what… You’re constantly starting new things, but none bring happiness. You are frustrated and bored with life. The positive potential is to help you discover your path in life.


Mustard Bach flower remedy is for people who feel depressed, but they don't know why. This is a depression that comes and goes for no reason and is a dark melancholy and feeling of gloominess. If you need this remedy, you have reduced energy and lack of drive or joy, but this lack of motivation is stemming from a place of depression, unlike the other remedies described above. If you have depression and a lack of motivation, you should consider Mustard. The positive potential of this remedy is to gain a sense of inner serenity, not able to be shaken by passing moods.

How to use Bach flower remedies and where to buy

Bach flower remedies are very simple to use. They are taken in liquid form as drops in your mouth or in a glass of water. You can work with up to seven Bach flower remedies at any one time. Through Mindful Remedies you can create a personalised blend of remedies, choosing from any of the 38 different remedies available. To view a shortened list specifically for motivation you can click on the link below and create a bespoke remedy just for you.

Bach flower remedies for motivation

about the author

Since 2021, Lucy Edwards, a qualified Bach Flower Practitioner and the driving force behind Mindful Remedies, has connected with clients across the world. Crafting thousands of personalised remedies, Lucy has supported individuals' emotional wellbeing, shipping remedies to far-flung places like the USA, Thailand, and Australia.

Lucy is readily available for conversations, offering personalised advice to guide you on the path to holistic wellness. It's important to note that she's not only qualified but also registered with the Bach Centre, ensuring that every consultation and remedy adheres to Dr Bach’s original guidelines for expert care and efficacy.