I Have High Ambitions, But Lack Motivation

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    since hes passed, ive gained ambition

    and lack motivation.. my brain is antsy like lets do this, lets do that..but my body isnt moving.. its stuck.. anyone ever been in this situation? what did you do to get moving? im thinking about getting a gym membership. that might be a good distraction.
    SelinaKyle1 SelinaKyle1
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2014

    I'm always wanting to do something great with

    my life but to be honest I'm to lazy , I'd rather lye at home and feed my face with chips and chocolate. I've always wanted to help people in need too but there are not many poor people around me area and I don't think we have abola here ?
    samshaw69 samshaw69
    18-21, M
    Jan 6, 2015

    I Will Never Get There

    well i dont have high ambitions for myself. right now its like, "you made it through the day?", "nice job!". everyone around me seems to want me to accel at everything. i used to be an A student and play sports and play the violin somewhat decently and i was always pleasent and...
    hurtingforever hurtingforever
    13-15, F
    Jul 29, 2012

    Lacking motivation to do my marine biology

    university work. *Puts on the prodigy* ... let's do this ****.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 21, 2014

    New here and not quite sure how to use it!

    But I will just write what I am dealing with today and see what happens! I find myself very unmotivated to sit down and work. I work from home for myself and I am really falling behind and can't find self discipline to sit down in front of the computer and do what I need to. I...
    jfiftyeight jfiftyeight
    56-60, F
    Jun 18, 2015

    Been inspired by SelinaKyle1 here.

    I need support systems to keep me on track till I pass the 30days to develope a habit. I am a creative type that is great at envisioning , lousy at fully executing. Looking for others to support their dreams as they support mine....jump on this thread and we message each other...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire
    41-45, M
    Dec 27, 2014

    I Will Never Get There

    well i dont have high ambitions for myself. right now its like, "you made it through the day?", "nice job!". everyone around me seems to want me to accel at everything. i used to be an A student and play sports and play the violin somewhat decently and i was always pleasent and...
    hurtingforever hurtingforever
    13-15, F
    Jul 29, 2012

    There are so many things I want to do,

    but just can't find the motivation to actually do them. XD
    KimTin33 KimTin33
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2014

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