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5. Have energy. Caffeine will substitute for health for a while, but one way or another, you need some energy to have daily motivation. Exercise, sleep well, and watch out for sugary foods - "sugar blues" will kill your motivation.
6. Create proper mental state. It's hard to be depressed and motivated. Resolve some of your negative feelings, or at least do your important work when you are in a better mood.
7. Take a small step. Commit to raking up one bag of leaves, and soon you'll want to finish yard. Any small step towards your goals feeds your daily motivation.
Now you have seven ways to self-motivation, but you have to actually use them. How do you get motivated to do that? Oh irony! You'll have to figure that one out yourself. By way, here's a bonus motivation method: Humor. Laughter often breaks up feeling of being overwhelmed that sucks away motivation.
Steve Gillman writes on many self help topics including boosting brainpower, losing weight, meditation, habits of mind, creative problem solving, learning gratitude, generating luck and anything related to self improvement. You'll find more at http://www.SelfImprovementNow.com