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It's going to get tough. How will you keep going? These resources will help you develop and maintain your personal motivators.

Additional Resources

A number of resources are available to help you improve your study skills. We have listed several, which vary in format and style. Choose the resource that best fits your needs and personal preferences. 



  • Motivation, University of Minnesota, Duluth
    Ask any person who is successful in whatever he or she is doing what motivates him/her, and very likely the answer will be "goals".


  • Dreams need goals, Denzel Washington, Harmony Vibes
    An inspiring motivational speech by Denzel Washington to some aspiring actors and kids.
  • Getting stuck in the negatives (and how to get unstuck), Alison Ledgerwood, TEDxUCDavis
    Our view of the world tilts toward the “negative”. But you can train your mind to be “positive” which leads to greater achievement.

Daily Motivational Videos

A selection of motivational videos that you can for viewing every morning, every night, or whenever you need it......

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