I Am Immensely Lazy and Often Totally Unmotivated

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    Not sure if I have some sort of mental illness

    that prevents me from functioning normally or if I'm just hopelessly lazy. I'm leaning towards the latter. I don't even have any motivation to change myself and become not-so-lazy. Man, I really think I'm just a spoiled, apathetic teen. Oh well. I'll probably be f****d when I...
    Metaphorphosis Metaphorphosis
    16-17, F
    Dec 31, 2015

    I Think the Problem Lies Deeper

    I think my problem lies deeper than laziness and lack of motivation. I think it has to do with the fact that I get distracted by love. I let myself think about someone all the time, and when I think about them, and knowing I can't have them, I get sad. That sadness...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 15, 2009

    Solution: for those of you

    who want to break your bad habits, look into nootropics. Many of these supplements break down the urge to procrastinate and make excuses.
    EntrepGuy EntrepGuy
    22-25, M
    Feb 20, 2014

    I Was Never Really Lazy.

    I was never really lazy to begin with. I remember quite clearly up until the 8th grade I was very motivated and inclined to be one of the top 5 students in the class (academically and otherwise), then I fell for this guy and since my family life started to become very...
    Joule Joule
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 15, 2009

    Just To Add Up !

    Oh , and just to add up I was a high priced call girl and not being able to do that again, makes me even more depressed as i have many " clients" i know who like to see me but cant go and its so frustrating !!! I like to go of course , but like this it would be just ridiculous...
    Ena2 Ena2
    26-30, F
    Oct 7, 2012

    Can Someone Help?

    I am 16 years old and I am incredibly lazy. I find it difficult to try and start my homework and whatnot. I always to the bare minimum of schoolwork just to get by with average grades. I want to know if there is something wrong with me and if there is any way i can somehow give...
    Jaeer4 Jaeer4
    16-17
    Sep 21, 2011

    Who Cares!

    I have copd, a lung disease.  I was in the hospital for about a month, and in rehab for about 2 months.  I wasn't very energetic before, but I had a dog and a part time job, both of which made me feel guilty and stressed.  My brother took my dog home with him, and...
    catmom5 catmom5
    66-70
    1 Response May 6, 2008

    Why do I have no energy

    for anything?
    mindstatic mindstatic
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2014

    Sitting here, mental to do list twenty items

    long. Finished coffee cup #1. Eyes are burning and muscles sore. I'm so lazy today I can't inspire anger at myself to get motivated which usually works. I'd go back to bed if I could right now. I'm realizing maybe this is the way I am with getting older. Keep my expectations low...
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound
    31-35, M
    Dec 1, 2015

    Asked my roommate to pick me up a pizza on her

    way home from the gym ... I live about 2 min away from the pizza place too. Felt wicked lazy
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 9, 2015

    I Sleep On A Sleeping Bag

    I don't do laundry often enough, so instead of bed sheets I sleep on a sleeping bag.
    ascrimeiwill ascrimeiwill
    26-30, M
    Aug 16, 2013

    I Ruin Everything

    My parents have always said that, as a child, I was full of smiles and giggles; before I left, my mother would always say that I'm lazy and very unmotivated. In elementary and middle school, I didn't do my homework because I didn't want to do it or I would simply lose it. Then we...
    mikutaiyo mikutaiyo
    18-21
    2 Responses Jan 17, 2011

    So Frustrated By Laziness Wrecking My Life!

    I am always unmotivated and feeling blah, and I just can't shake it off. It's affecting my livelihood, because I can't get out to look for jobs. My family is frustrated by my lack of responsibility and disrespect, and I just want to get past this.
    Cocoboy21 Cocoboy21
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Jun 14, 2010

    Me = Lazy and Unmotivated

    I want to be motivated, I hate being lazy. But uhh... I just cba with anything.   I hate me. I changed the logo of this group, hope noone minds. I am gonna fail my course at college just because I cant be arsed with it. I just feel like, whats the point...
    pine90apple pine90apple
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 10, 2009

    Right now, I'd rather just stay online

    than do anything. It feels so much better to just sit around and do nothing than exerting myself in any way. I'd rather spend my life in front of a computer than make the effort of going outside, getting a job, taking a shower, or getting my own food.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 18, 2014

    Ever since I discovered the internet it seems I

    could not be bothered about anything. I was 14 years old I only went to college because I was told to and had the process of getting in done eaily, after that I did nothing without people doing it for me. I'm on a course now and I can't be bothered to read the tonnes of...
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 14, 2015

    Does anyone who is normally very active

    and a hard worker, have a weekend where you have no motivation and lazy beyond lazy? I feel so guilty for it.
    lovnlife5 lovnlife5
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 28, 2014

    Just Can't Get Motivated!

    I am totally unmotivated to clean my house, to keep up on important things like paying bills. I am not a alzy person because when I do work I love it. I am a certified nursing assistant and thats really hard work. It just seems like when it comes to doing things for me I don't...
    lazy2cleen lazy2cleen
    26-30
    4 Responses Jan 4, 2011

    Unmotivated To The Core

    So I've always been kind of lazy and a procrastinator, but ever since the fall, when I was in Hawai'i for a semester for a student exchange, I've been completely unmotivated in anything school related. This is my third senior year of college. I'm a dual major, and I'm just so...
    sargel sargel
    22-25
    3 Responses Apr 17, 2010

    I hardly do anything except watch YouTube videos

    and play my Xbox. If I'm not doing that I'm eating or sleeping:)
    Krystal666 Krystal666
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 31, 2014

    I used to be this. Still kinda am.

    LOL Though I DO get up at 4:45am now so I have time to exercise before the kids get up. Then I get them off to school. If there is anything that I need to do...I will go do it, but then come back home, sit down & either get on here or watch Netflix.:) I'm not motivated to...
    RubyLane RubyLane
    46-50, F
    Sep 18, 2014

    How am I supposed to get my homework done

    when I have now motivation to do it. I extremely dislike being lazy.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 18, 2014
    Captain9Omega Captain9Omega
    22-25, M
    Aug 4, 2015

    Nothing can make me do my school work.

    I fail almost every test and it affects me in no way at all. I want to get out of this but I can't seem to motivate myself to do anything at all. Being healthy and working out used to be my top priority, now I work out maybe once a month. I don't know what got me like this
    Girlinthefloweredskirt Girlinthefloweredskirt
    18-21, F
    Apr 19, 2014

    Say What?

    OMG..I thought I was just relaxing  on EP.      " Lazy & totally unmotivated.. yea O yea Senior..time for feet up and butt down.
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    Apr 18, 2010

    Lazy, Unmotivated, Numb -- I Wish It Become Unberable!!

    Im 29yrs old and Ive always have had a HUGE dislike for lazy & unmotivated and unhappy people. I wasnt one of them!!! I did have depression through my life, but i lived my life, relying on alcohool , parties whatever comes across. I left my country (small one) and moved to London...
    Ena2 Ena2
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 7, 2012

    I don't know how I became lazy

    and unmotivated one year ago.Bitter truth is I am a lazy person now and won't be able to achieve any success in life and will die like an ordinary, useless person. I don't feel like working hard.Huh
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 27, 2015

    Unfocused, Daydreaming, Lazy, No Time For This

    In the last year I separated from my husband. I used to be supermom and multitask easily but now that I'm in love I can't do anything. Being in love makes me not just unmotivated but borderline stupid. My brain just goes to thoughts of him, and nothing else. I need to do so...
    pinkflowers1 pinkflowers1
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2010

    I Need A Solution

    I'm 17. I'm pretty positive I have narrowed down why I'm lazy, have a **** work ethic, and can't be arsed to do anything. I find school work, studying, and labor/exercise to be boring, uncomfortable and/or painful. I blame this on ADHD, it causes low arousal. As a result, the...
    XanltheCSG XanltheCSG
    16-17
    Jun 6, 2012

    So much to do...ugh,

    so little motivation
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 9, 2015

    This Sucks.

    I never complete anything that I start! Be it school work, dance lessons or a simple task like cleaning up my room. I start off early, have a schedule in mind, I'm like burning with motivation in the beginning. I roar and go "I'm gonna finish this sucker up, if that's the last...
    lifeofmine lifeofmine
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2012
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