Optimizing Motivation and Well Being Workshop Recap
Monday, February 8, 2016 at 12:57PM
By Ana Romero, GradDiv Diversity Peer in Advice, CAPS, General Tools, Self-improvement, UCSB grad students, counseling, grad school, grad students, historical, motivation, support, uc santa barbara, well-being

Motivation word chart

"Why am I in grad school!?"

If you have ever asked yourself that question, you are not alone. Dr. Jennifer LaGuardia from Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has some helpful information about how we can find ways to "reboot our motivation" and optimize our well being. 

Here are some things to consider

What can you do?

Begin by reflecting on the ways your own psychological needs are being met or not, make an action plan, and enlist social support. "CARES" Self-Assessment is one way of doing this:

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