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How Do You Motivate Yourself and Why Does It Matter


Do you feel a pull TOWARDS a goal (pleasure) or is it more a move AWAY from undesirable consequences (pain)?. Your tendency will profoundly affect many aspects of our life. If pain or reward are big enough - all of us will eventually move away or towards. But how does it work in your day-to-day life?

Do you know your type of default? Take this short quiz and find out. Choose the best response that describes you:

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* 1. If my coach told me I have to hit 100 balls when practicing every day to reach my target, I would be annoyed with him:

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* 2. When my friends tell me I am bad at something, I have to prove them wrong:

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* 3. It is hard for me to focus after negative feedback:

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* 4. I perform better when I get compliments:

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* 5. The main reason I practice (sport, instrument ...) is that:

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* 6. I play better (golf, tennis ...) when I know there will be a recognition at the end:

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* 7. I find it difficult to cope with negative feedback

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* 8. When I play golf (tennis, basketball ...) my primary thoughts are:

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* 9. I would rather:

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* 10. When dealing with kids, I often (fill in the blank) to make them do what I want:

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