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I Am Ambitious But I Lack Motivation

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    Some Insight

    I've recently joined this group and I'm currently struggling with the conflict it presents. However I have recently had a stroke of insight that may prove beneficial or stimulating to those who may be interested in reading this story. I feel that the main obstacle in making...
    OkudenConstruct OkudenConstruct 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2009

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    I'm Scared I Guess?

    Scared is the stereotypical answer. But the truth is, I like WISHING for the moon. I've never wanted to catch it. Cm
    chairmanmeow chairmanmeow 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    I Need the Fire Back!

    I'm at the point in my life where I am more intelligent, co-ordinated, and creative than I have ever been in my life, but I don't seem to have any drive left. I lost the eye of the tiger, so to speak. The last year I've been going though a bit of a tough time. I live in BC...
    WorldofDreams WorldofDreams 26-30, M Sep 3, 2009

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    I Try And I Get Nowhere

    i try to be a good person, i try to make friends, i try to make things better but all that happens is nothing, or i make things worse. i just hate it how things work like that, especially when i put effort into something. for example when i try to make friends, i never really...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10, 2010

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    No Motivation

    I'm 26, male, construction worker, newly married. There are so many things I want to accomplish but I usually just end up sitting around all day after work or opting out of doing my own stuff by visiting family or friends. I can't seem to figure out how to initiate anything I...
    OkudenConstruct OkudenConstruct 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2009

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    Fed Up At Work

    I am always kind to people. Best friends or strangers. I started a new job a few months ago, one day I turned up to work and her the supervisors and another member of staff talking about me. It does not bother me what was said. It is the fact I have to work with these people. I...
    ruby92tom ruby92tom 18-21 Nov 4, 2013

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    No Motivation To Write Resume/cover Letter

    I am not happy with my life and I really wish it was better. I know that if I were to get a full time job, my life would improve in numerous ways. I would help myself and I would also help others. But with all that, I havent started to write my resume and cover letter. I am so...
    iBunny iBunny 26-30 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    Exactly!

    I've been looking for a group like this for a long time. This is my exact situation! I want a lot out of life but my extreme obstacles induce my laziness. I want to be that go-getter who has it all but I want to just chill, too. With such a conflicting nature, things seem...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 2 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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    I was with a band for 3 years and was forced out early this year. I want to be a musician again. Not just my favourite genres but a proper composer working from home. But I lack...
    KA4689 KA4689 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Watch a rocky movie rockyy IV
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 8

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    I am under a huge amount of stress with being unmotivated even though I have a time limit I still cant push myself to get up and just do it. It is something I struggle with daily...
    colonpatrice colonpatrice 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    that should me my name. Really
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F Aug 11

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    I have no motivation or desire to do anything anymore.
    Naeco77 Naeco77 36-40, F Jul 22

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    I have so many great ideas, and so many opportunities to make my life better but I have no motivation to follow through with anything. I tried my hand with direct sales with a team...
    nursingstudentxo nursingstudentxo 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Lots of bad stuff in my life at present. No motivation to keep things neat or tidy. I keep things clean where my kids are but my room has nothing but piles of papers, laundry, etc...
    bcali bcali 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm so bored this week. The beginning of my summer vacation was okay. First week my parents went to Spain. It was just me and my sister. The next week we had our annual...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    I need motivation to do something with my life.
    christid309 christid309 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 29

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    So i"m entering my final year of college and I still don't know what to do with my life. When i was in grade school I had so much fire and motivation going on, I was full of energy...
    chris1712 chris1712 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I found my motivation when I started supporting myself financially ProjectPayDayInfo.com
    MyCashFreebies MyCashFreebies 22-25, M Aug 6

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    The thing that originally led me to EP involved creating an avatar who is not really me, with the intention of sharing a side of myself that is very private and personal and...
    thisisnotreallyme thisisnotreallyme 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 8

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    I need motivation to keep the hope that my health will get better, that I can lose weight and function after my gallbladder surgery. That I can move on and find a career that makes...
    ShellBellem ShellBellem 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need to be working but am tired and low on motivation. Please inspire/motivate me to go back to work after a 9 hour workday. I came home to eat and take care of my 3 Kids.
    Joe1064 Joe1064 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    One of the only things that gives me motivation is people that tell me I can't. The other day my best friend told me that I could never be successful on youtube and it pissed me of...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F Aug 2

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    Am slowly but surely beating no/lack of confidence and going back to trying new thins and being my self as well as being happy again for the 1st time in years
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    Watched a movie. Learned blacks were slaves in brasil. Why??? Why slavery at all?? Why current fiscal slavery??? Haves and have nots why??? Rulers. And owners of...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    My wife and I love each other but we have not been physically intimate in five years. It began when my wife gave birth to our only son. She had preeclampsia and was very ill; our...
    AshInOakland AshInOakland 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    To lazy ugh. My bed needs me but I want food and it's all the way in the kitchen. Must. Get. Up. Lol!
    IamGods IamGods 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Can barely clean. Can barely smile. Can laugh but then hate when it fades.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    My confidence is so very low. I just don't know why. I use to be a very happy and confident person but people kept shutting me down and question my happiness. Like what reason isn...
    HiImDrekd HiImDrekd 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I've always been told I'm a good drawer. But I've never been creative and it makes my work look average, i don't know what to do. I've never looked at something and have thought...
    JenKnibs JenKnibs 16-17, F Jul 28

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    I have come to the conclusion I lost my ability to care. I can tell it's wrong but I don't care. I have learned to survive where I am by not caring. Caring burdens you here...
    Savi0r Savi0r 18-21, M Jul 29

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    Internet is full of stories of people falling in love with someone else while married to their husband or wife's. Most of the stories proclaim that their husbands or wives were...
    arwhap13 arwhap13 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 31

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    I hate the lack of human rights, but I do love being young and stupid. Pacing my way through adolescence is an interesting adventure.
    ElZombie ElZombie 13-15, F Aug 10

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    I love being on my own and find being around other people ,especially large groups a chore . I have few friends ,mostly Just people I know rather than friends . I don't have much...
    michaelb77 michaelb77 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    I love wearing makeup. I won't leave the house without makeup. Same with earrings (although they ain't that fancy) However my clothes are usually based on comfort, not style. I don...
    Southernpanda Southernpanda 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I just wonder how he could have taken such a step.While Robin Williams’ deep depression seems to have led to his suicide, a longtime friend of the late actor has offered another...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Heyy guys just felt like sharing it Mstly i go to sleep in jst undergarments so today i woke up n felt wet down der....u guys must hav also at sumpoint....i jst felt the urget to...
    sexyshivani sexyshivani 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    This is something that is a nightly thing. Reasons why I can't sleep are the same nightly. This sucks because its been like this pretty much all summer and I go back to school soon...
    ador802 ador802 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    My mom yells at me when i wake up a 11-12 but My meds have a side effect where you cant fa asleep...
    PierceTheGreen PierceTheGreen 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Aching muscles, aching thoughts, aching desires. The boy I say I love the most, leaves me with an aching mind. Feeling the anticipation in my heart, as he grasps at my chest, but...
    casssss casssss 13-15, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I've been bullied for six years , but its over now and i 'm fine
    jackxd5 jackxd5 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    I would say I'm more tomboy than girly girl. I never wear makeup and most of my friends are guys. But I can girly when I want to and hang with some of the girls ;)
    bruhBechWat bruhBechWat 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    More of the same. Just more of the same. How does he think there's any room for a relationship when he walks in, says hi and heads straight to the study and his computer. He puts...
    starsarenotgreen starsarenotgreen 22-25 8 Responses Jul 21

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    I recently got a new girlfriend and it was beyond scary trying to tell her about my belly button thing but I did and she thought it was adorable. So a few days later I was half...
    Rosilla Rosilla 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Hi, I'm Rose and I have a female belly button fe-t-ish. I have had a belly button fe-t-ish from as long as I can remember. I remember talking a friend when I was young into...
    Rosilla Rosilla 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm gullible and I should spend a little more time thinking before I speak but I'm smarter than almost everyone pegs me as
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F Jul 21

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