The Motivation Formula Video Resources

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Autistic Teen's Hoop Dreams
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Jason McElwain comes off the bench to set a school record.

Why Do We Fall 
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Video comprised of motivation film monologues and clips

Energy 101 - Hydroelectric Power
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Video explanation of how hydroelectric power works

Beats By The Bay: "Stay in School"

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Inspirational music video from the Bay Area Rappers Care (B.A.R.C.) coalition.

Jessica's Daily Affirmations
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This adorable, confident toddler works on her positive self-talk. 

Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us
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Dan Pink's speech about motivation: It's not about rewards!

Heart of a Soul Surfer
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A short introduction to the inspirational story of Bethany Hamilton, the teenage surfer who lost an arm in a 2003 shark attack.

Seeds of Resiliency
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The trailer for this documentary says it all: Motivation comes when we channel our challenges into positive fuel. 

Pep Talk from Kid President
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Looking for motivation? Try this encouraging yet funny pep talk from Kid President. 

Thumbs Up for Rock 'n' Roll!
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Watch an adorable motivational speech from a kid who's just learned to ride a bike. 

The Inspirational Video Everyone Should Live by
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One simple act of kindess is repaid 30 years later

"Scars to Your Beautiful" - Alessia Cara
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Teen artists reminds peers that they are perfect just the way they are 

I Lived - OneRepublic
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This inspiring song supports the amazing story of a young man with cystic fibrosis

Hall of Fame - The Script
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Video and lyrics encouraging students to pursue their dreams

Self-taught Bagpiper
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This 7 year old shocks his family and community with his self-taught bagpipe skills

I Will Survive
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Funny video set to the popular song by Gloria Gaynor

Extreme Flash Flooding
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Raw footage from the front lines as a cameraman follows some flash floods in Colorado

Kindness Boomarang
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One act of kindess catches on and causes a chain reaction

The Cave
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This Mumford and Sons song teaches us how to find strength in pain

With A Piece Of Chalk
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Watch a young boy take his challenges and turn them into inspiration and motivation

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An example of "self-talk" from the popular movie Cars

The Meaning - Jim Carrey's "Why Try"
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Actor and comedian Jim Carrey explains what motivates him

I Will What I Want 
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Principal ballerina Misty Copeland reads a rejection letter she received when she was 13.