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Motivation Inventory

How motivated and positive are you? Assessing your attitude will help you create a plan to become more positive at school and at work. For each of the statements below, select the answer that most closely reflects your present outlook.

      
  1.I wake up in a good mood.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  2.I look forward to going to school.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  3.I look forward to going to work.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  4.I feel like I am making a contribution at work.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  5.I believe I am learning valuable skills at school.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  6.I have high energy and enthusiasm.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  7.I feel I have direction and goals.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  8.I set goals and have a purpose in life.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  9.I get along well with most people.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  10.I enjoy many simple things in life.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  11.I feel positive and optimistic about my future.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  12.I believe that I am in control of my attitude.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  13.I know what it takes to become more motivated.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  14.I am responsible for my education and career.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  15.I am eager to grow and learn but am comfortable with myself.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  16.I am able to laugh at my mistakes, learn from them, and move on.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  17.I am supportive and happy when others succeed.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  18.I feel as if I am making a contribution to the world.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  19.I can express my emotions without losing control.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  20.I respect myself and others respect me.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  21.I know how to overcome setbacks and disappointments.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  22.I look forward to learning and growing and developing my full potential.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  
      
  23.I am good at creative problem solving.  
     never  
     rarely  
     somewhat  
     often  
     almost always  

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