Skill 1 – Motivate Yourself

Motivating Yourself means working hard, showing enthusiasm, exceeding expectations and continuously striving to improve oneself

Game Changers:

  • Identify the steps needed to reach a goal and indicate a deadline for each step. Set a goal for yourself and try to meet certain steps to achieve the goal. Be sure to follow through with your goal.
  • Reward yourself after successfully reaching each step towards your goal.
  • Get up early in the morning even if you do not have school that day. The real world starts at 9 a.m., not 2 p.m.

Useful Web Links (Open in new window):

The Positivity Blog – 25 simple ways to Motivate Yourself

Procrastination Types– You can and will stop procrastinating.

Useful Video Links (Open in new window):

How to Stop Being Lazy

How to Get Motivated