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I Am Ambitious But I Lack Motivation

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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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    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'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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    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 22-25 Nov 4, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I already wish this weekend would end. It's not even noon yet, and I can't wait until the middle of next week. I'm so beyond stressed with all the **** I have to do and all of the...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Feb 21

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    Since so many lack motivation I made a motivational video, it's still under process. Since it needs a lot of work and I don't want it come out poorly. And is all my own real quotes...
    m33lad m33lad 31-35, M Feb 21

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    I expect a lot from myself but lack self confidence
    Ngatt1 Ngatt1 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I am about a week and half behind in school.. Not my fault really but I'm having a hard time catching up because I'm lacking in motivation. I'm depressed and all I want to do most...
    sexychick579 sexychick579 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I'm freaking out and I don't know if it's because I'm in a negative frame of mind at the moment. I just started a new job this week only been there two days and I already have no...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    I'm a freight train. Some days the load gets heavier but I always stay the course
    betterthanbono betterthanbono 22-25, M 16 hrs ago

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    I have no motivation to do anything. Therefore I have no commitment to anything. Over the last couple of years this has gotten increasingly bad and I even cannot bring myself to...
    HyperactiveLauren HyperactiveLauren 16-17, F Feb 6

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    I have recently returned from travelling around South America for a few months. Admittedly, I did not give much thought about the end-game when returning home. As such, I had quit...
    lucidsoul lucidsoul 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    In my head it's crystal clear, but actually putting the words on paper when I'm not inspired is almost impossible. I love to write, I have a binder full of every story, poem, ect...
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Can anyone give me like a little motivation cause I haven't really been feeling like myself lately I have been down and sad so can I get some motivation xD
    NOEDABOSS23 NOEDABOSS23 13-15, M Feb 24

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    It is very annoying to not have any motivation. I do clean my house every day but, it takes a little while for me to get off my butt and do it. And I feel like I’m just lazy and...
    DrewXLove DrewXLove 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Its true, after being in a marriage with someone who cannot "put himself in others shoes" i have begun to realize the importance of empathy in relationships, family, and society...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I lack confidence in myself when i play my violin, I'm trying to fix it so much but sometimes its hard to.... I always feel as if I'm being judged. Unless I'm in the zone, then i...
    HeartfeltMusic HeartfeltMusic 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I am so tired!!! AND I have PMDD! So here is the low down my husband is not the gem I would love to brag about. He thinks that because he is an adult and is currently laid off for...
    Anghope72 Anghope72 41-45, F Feb 10

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    I m also tired of being in this world with lack of confidence. I feel tired of people telling me I can't see confidence in you, build up ur confidence. BT my question is how, how...
    pujapande321 pujapande321 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Two words Trent Shelton. I enjoy hearing his posts. Some of them don't apply to my life, but many do. I like his straightforward approach and conviction. Very inspring. https...
    LivingForEachMoment LivingForEachMoment 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    But I guess I will need to figure out how to get some if I want to keep my job. I received a written warning this morning due to me coming in late. The warning states that they...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So I guess I'm just like every other person here that says they are married but lonely. So to start, I have been with my wife for 20+ years, and married for almost 18. We met...
    dgob1 dgob1 41-45, M 6 Responses Feb 6

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    I've been married for several years, and thought we had the fairy tale marriage. The marriage that beat the odds, where love conquers all, until last week, when my husband was...
    Lanna40 Lanna40 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    Whenever I'm happy I sing. People say I sing very well but I know that I don't hit notes properly and I find trouble with loosing breath because of lack of skill of right breathing...
    couture2411 couture2411 18-21, F Feb 20

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    I was doing some talking today with my counsellor and well I hit on some pretty important stuff. I used to love art so much. through all the pain and misery it was the only thing...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    It's been often said ‘I see humans but no humanity’ the thing is I don't even think they're humans anymore. Somone who tears others down for sheer pleasure is NOT human...
    thegroundisup thegroundisup 13-15, F Feb 24

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    My fiance and I don't have a dish washer... our kitchen is too small for one...originally I thought it would be no problem, after a year, I recognize it's a huge problem...this...
    katieann09 katieann09 18-21, F Feb 25

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    My best friend has this situation. She's best friends with me and the girl who used to be my friend. We were in a small group of friends. I forgot what happened.. too much drama...
    jiayong jiayong 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    So I feel neglected and used. Oh well things like this happen to me a lot. Not in the sense of romance to clarify matters. We're all passerbys in life. Especially on those chatting...
    procupcakeeater procupcakeeater 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    After almost 4 yrs of lies, lack of affection, communication, and attention, and an almost nonexistant sex life I am ready to divorce. I have talked to my husband about spending...
    txhouswife42 txhouswife42 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    It took me 3 years to even call out an answer in class. Small steps at a time we can build ourselves into confident people but then it can so easily be knocked down. Not this time...
    flamingfangirl flamingfangirl 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Fight For Life. Fight For Love. Never would I want to fight but doesn't mean I would not. Being depressed or the mental issues I have had have always been a fight so to truly find...
    Lugelogistics93 Lugelogistics93 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    I love my job, I enjoy working with people so much. However my boss is very disrespectful. He is great with the the business side of things. If you go to him with any concern he...
    Alli6372 Alli6372 31-35, F 16 hrs ago

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    My wife from Pakistan has a nice butt :2 good and strong buttocks very sexy and a skin like silk .
    boeing707 boeing707 51-55, M 12 hrs ago

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    What can I say, I grew up with motto; Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll! Effectively, I still live it today....I gave up the illegal stuff long ago, but I think nicotine, caffeine...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    How do I explain something that I can’t even understand myself? Deep down inside me where no one can see I feel blue , all alone relentlessly trying to fix up a heart that’s...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 8 hrs ago

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    I have crazy feelings about a particular guy. he is my best friend and I am his. we know everything about each other and talk about all of our flaws. he feels the same about me but...
    plzhelpmeeee plzhelpmeeee 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    The wish to has become stronger now I've been pressured more in my life. I'm now forced weekly to go and see two women and get humiliated early in the morning. It's forced upon me...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 15 hrs ago

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