Trying to stay motivated when you are challenged with a mood disorder is a challenge within itself. It's not easy, but create a treatment plan that works for you. Put together a plan that includes your medication treatment, support and include what motivates you, whatever that is. Never give up, you are worth the effort.



The reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way. A general desire or willingness of someone to do something.


Motivational Quotes

“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” —George Herbert

“You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” —Babe Ruth

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” —Arthur Ashe

"There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing." –Aristotle

"Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear." –George Addair

"Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life." –Steve Jobs

The science of motivation


In sum, motivation matters. But at the same time, we need a comprehensive picture of how different types of motivation fit and function together to produce behavior. Our Motivation Science Lab is working to achieve this integrated understanding of human motivation.

Psychological Science Agenda | June 2018