I Am Not Motivated By Money

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    I don't get motivated by money because my parents never let me go anywhere to spend it.Duh.
    AdenaAngael AdenaAngael
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2009


    I am motivated by happiness. If I'm not happy I'm not doing it! I sound like a spoiled child, I'm talking about jobs not, oh I don't know, cleaning or something.Of course I'll persevere for a while but if I still don't like my job I'll quit. Simple as. If you're not happy doing...
    Elilaa Elilaa
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2010

    Why Do You Say That? What Does Motivate You?

    I've heard it quite often and I think it is the cool thing to say but I doubt half the people here have thought about it. Basically, material things are a natural desire that can not be destroyed but can still be overshadowed. If you crave a slice of pie and you are dirt poor...
    chrysalid chrysalid
    18-21, F
    Mar 12, 2012

    Not A Big Deal

    O, yes, it's fun to have money.  Nobody will deny that.But for quite many years I had no money at all or just enough to live.  Nevertheless I never had the sensation of being poor.  Being rich or poor is all in the mind.If I accept a job I always do it because I...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Feb 2, 2010

    So Many Things That Are Motivated By Money

    so many things are motivated by money , people, se x ,religin, avon,skin care,health care but iam not movtiated by money i just want to be able to pay all my bills live well eat well and have health care the american dream i think.
    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2009

    That's The Problem

    I find this group very typical. I know this. It's exactly how I feel but I've started to think it's a problem. My problem is that I feel like I am made of air and I only care about air. The problem is that goals encourage action and I have such litle physical motivation that I...
    chrysalid chrysalid
    18-21, F
    Jan 17, 2012

    Goals Without A Dream.

    As I sit here and write this, I am a young man between jobs, switching careers and with no direction in sight. I am not money-motivated. It has taken me some time to realize this, but in doing so I am no better off than before -- I simply have a face to put to my apathy. I am...
    Warren21 Warren21
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Aug 10, 2012

    Money Isn't Everything

    I am motivated by many things, but money isn't one of them.  I know that we need money to live, but so many people put it too high on their list of priorities.  How fulfilling is a life with lots of money but working at a job you hate?  Or a life with all the...
    WastingSpace WastingSpace
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Jan 13, 2010

    This makes me a black sheep in the family.

    When they sleep, they even dream of money.
    twelves twelves
    1 Response Dec 11, 2014

    Not Important

    I'll take a job that makes me happy but doesn't pay as much, over a job that pays well but makes me miserable any day.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 31, 2010
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