Motivation

Motivation is the process that initiates, guides, and maintains goal-oriented behaviors. It is what causes you to act, whether it is getting a glass of water to reduce thirst or reading a book to gain knowledge. What motivate you this Monday ?

Motivation involves the biological, emotional, social, and cognitive forces that activate behavior. In everyday usage, the term “motivation” is frequently used to describe why a person does something. It is the driving force behind human actions.

Four Motivations

  • Extrinsic Motivation. Extrinsic motivation comes from outside us. …
  • Intrinsic Motivation. Intrinsic motivation is done for internal reasons, for example to align with values or simply for the hedonistic pleasure of doing something. …
  • Introjected Motivation. …
  • Identified Motivation.

Uses of motivation :

  • Help improve the efficiency of people as they work toward goals
  • Help people take action
  • Encourage people to engage in health-oriented behaviors
  • Help people avoid unhealthy or maladaptive behaviors such as risk-taking and addiction
  • Help people feel more in control of their lives
  • Improve overall well-being and happiness

What will motivate you this Monday ? Let me know in the comment section….. Lisa

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