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10 Motivators to Get You Through Second Semester

Posted by Sam Ritz on Jan 9, 2017 7:55:52 AM

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The alarm clock sounds, but instead of getting up, you press the snooze button and turn back over in bed. It's so easy to stay in relaxation mode, especially after you've had the past few weeks off thanks to winter break.

But if you're a JJC student, we know you're working toward your dream career. You have bigger plans for your future - you just have get there

If you're feeling a little unmotivated today, here are ten things that will get you pumped and ready for second semester:

1. Don't quit. 
YOU can do anything you set your mind to. Yes, you!

 
2. Have courage.
Your dreams ARE important.

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3. Don't compare yourself to others.
Focus on your own success. 

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4. Be optimistic.
Change your point of view.

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5. Keep going.
Your time is NOW - so keep going! We know you can do it! 

 

 

6. Don't be too hard on yourself.
Everybody makes mistakes - yes, even the big ones. 

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7. Think outside the box.
Your ideas matter. 

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8. Take baby steps.
Achieve your goals by taking it one day at a time.

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9. It's never too late.
You can pursue your dream at any age.

 

10. Don't sweat the setbacks.
No matter what obstacles come your way, never lose faith in yourself.

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