Tag Archive: motivation

Grieving often leads to a loss of purpose, motivation, and hope

February 21, 2016 Published by

@rubyKpayne Loss is an unavoidable part of life, but when we encounter loss and grieve, we don’t have to lose hope. Consider the following stories and strategies. A student story I was working with an 18-year-old boy, and I asked him what his life would be like when he was…

The Motivation Puzzle

April 23, 2014 Published by

By Bethanie Tucker Our students are, in many ways, like puzzles. Almost all are born with the “pieces” needed to sustain lifelong motivational tendencies. Many grow up in environments that enhance these tendencies. The puzzle pieces are fitted together by supportive people and circumstances.   Others, however, spend their childhood…