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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 number that most closely reflects your present outlook.

  • 0 = The statement is never true.
  • 1 = The statement is rarely true.
  • 2 = The statement is somewhat true.
  • 3 = The statement is often true.
  • 4 = The statement is almost always true
1. I wake up in a good mood. 0 1 2 3 4
2. I look forward to going to school. 0 1 2 3 4
3. I look forward to going to work. 0 1 2 3 4
4. I feel like I am making a contribution at work. 0 1 2 3 4
5. I believe I am learning valuable skills at school. 0 1 2 3 4
6. I have high energy and enthusiasm. 0 1 2 3 4
7. I feel I have direction and goals. 0 1 2 3 4
8. I set goals and have a purpose in life. 0 1 2 3 4
9. I get along well with most people. 0 1 2 3 4
10. I enjoy many simple things in life. 0 1 2 3 4
11. I feel positive and optimistic about my future. 0 1 2 3 4
12. I believe that I am in control of my attitude. 0 1 2 3 4
13. I know what it takes to become more motivated. 0 1 2 3 4
14. I am responsible for my education and career. 0 1 2 3 4
15. I am eager to grow and learn, but comfortable with myself. 0 1 2 3 4
16. I am able to laugh at my mistakes, learn from them, and move on. 0 1 2 3 4
17. I am supportive and happy when others succeed. 0 1 2 3 4
18. I feel as if I am making a contribution to the world. 0 1 2 3 4
19. I can express my emotions without losing control. 0 1 2 3 4
20. I respect myself and others respect me. 0 1 2 3 4
21. I know how to overcome setbacks and disappointments. 0 1 2 3 4
22. I look forward to learning and growing and developing my full potential. 0 1 2 3 4
23. I am good at creative problem solving. 0 1 2 3 4

    Your motivation score is: 

If you scored 75 or above, you have a particularly positive attitude.

If your score is under 60, you may want to look at ways to improve your attitude and become more motivated.

 

 

 
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