A motivation is simply described as a reason to do something. It could be as simple as getting up in the morning because you recently purchased your favorite cereal. Or perhaps a reason to go to work is that you need money to support your family. Everyone has motivations. I recently conducted a survey on myBlueprint that put into perspective what my motivations are. My number one result was “Achievements.” Often I do something with the mindset that if I do it well I will be rewarded. Or if I work really hard in practice my team will have a better chance of wining a crucial sports game. I study a lot on a test so that I can achieve a good grade. I pray and try to be the best version of myself knowing that there is a Heaven to look forward to after I die. My second motivation factor was “Independence.” Which means that I am not controlled or influenced by others in matters of opinion or beliefs. I have certain values and my own perspectives that I hold onto when making decisions or voicing my opinion on certain issues.