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Motivation

Motivation Techniques
Amy Lake, College Junior
Chemeketa Community college, Yamhill Valley Campus

With 21 different motivation and suggestions for changing my thinking, this article really gives me some options for getting me motivated. I like the fact it is divided into four categories to help you evaluate and use what works for you individually.

Motivation Techniques
Michael Pace, College Sophomore
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon

This was the best motivation site in my opinion. I liked that is was full of info and tips. A lot of the other sites seemed to be full of obvious motivation techniques. This one took a unique approach and sets a forgiving tone for when you can't motivate yourself you had hoped. I especially have always believed and practiced making difficult tasks easier for myself, such as studying so I was really pleased to see it in the article.

Logical Motivation Strategies
Arielle Brown, HS Senior
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon

This PDF file had logical and sensible ways to help with motivation. It didn't say something such as "Make yourself do it.", which in my opinion is the problem, not being able to make yourself do it. This file gave information that was truly useful and practical such as making goals into a little competition with friends. Since I am extremely competitive this is a great thing for me to do. All of the tips that are presented make sense!

Motivation
Kevin Jewell, College Freshman
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon

i really enjoyed this version of motivation. It talks about identifying goals, recognizing roadblocks, figuring out ways to get past said roadblocks and treating yourself on completing the goals. Like most people I enjoy the treats but most of the time do not enjoy the work. However, after reading this website i realized i may be able to enjoy the work as well. All I need to be able to do is to find something to motivate me to do the actual work. The treat of course is a factor, but that's after it's done. i should find something about the homework i like or don't like and find a way to make it a challenge. I, personally enjoy overcoming challenges and feeling like i have accomplished something. That would be my main motivation.

i strive harder
marquetta catchings, College Freshman
Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa, FL

Motivation to me is a big step within my life itself. Motivation is the key element that plays an important role in most peoples lives. Personally I use self-motivation skills to go about my day and to keep me on the right path in life. During the times within my life I haven't always done the right things are would always be like I'm not going to make it or succeed. Well I took my first step within school to make a change for me and for my kids to become a better role model for them. Motivation has helped me become the person I am today. I'm wise, smart, more confident with myself and others. I take pride in everything I do and going to do from this day forward and strive for the best.

Will and Motivation
Bonnie McCone, College Sophomore
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR

With the Motivation Techniques from Oregon State, the focus of HOW to accomplish tasks begins with WHY do them at all?

Yes, this makes total sense. Whatever I think I can do, I can do. Whatever I think that I cannot do, I can't. Either way I am correct. (Henry Ford, paraphrased).

Twenty-one easy to understand approaches to motivation are written here for anyone to follow. Those are grouped into four major categories: 1) CHANGE YOUR THINKING 2) MAKE THINGS EASIER FOR YOURSELF 3) JUST GET STARTED 4) CREATE REWARDS and GENERATE ACCOUNTABILITY

I took extensive notes and pondered these things deeply. I know that these techniques will propel me on to bigger and better things. These are great (& simple enough) tools for a child to utilize in becoming successful in any area of life.

Great Techniques
Rabecca Moreno
Chemeketa Community College , Salem, OR

This was a very interesting site and I really enjoyed it. I can say I have problems with motivation to do anything. After reading this site it gives me great techniques that I can use to help with my problem. Anyone that has problems with motivation should read this PDF.

I have good motivation
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon

I really only read this because it was an assignment. I feel like I have great motivation to work hard. If you can't find motivation on your own, definitely read the article. It could help you break things down so you can get motivated to continue, start, or finish.


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