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I Lack Motivation Sometimes

I Don't Act When I Should 877 People

    The Brick Wall...

    I truly believe in self improvement and working towards my goals. I enjoy these activities. The sad part is that when I am really digging deep or when I'm about to breakthrough a part of me freezes and I lose all wind in my sails.  Have any ideas on how I can overcome this...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2010

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    Not Motivated To Come Up With A Title

    I'm not motivated to tell you a story. The End
    Veruzajas Veruzajas 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2011

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    Just Do It

    I have very little to no drive to do anything lately. And it's dumb because it makes me so sad that I do absolutely nothing with my entire day. I want to feel motivated to do things. Today, my husband said "If you want to do something, just do it." He was trying to console me...
    saprice saprice 18-21, F Oct 26, 2013

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    A Stopoff At The Rat Trap

       Bill and i were Friends.  We shared the same apple batch for a while.  We wernt born and bread Motukan citizens,  we both had the same type of motorbike.  Bill was up in Mot and had come from his home town of Gore.  I was drifting about too.   Had just recently arrived...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M 1 Response May 23, 2011

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    School Isn't My Top Concern Anymore

    In the last few weeks I've lacked motivation in school. I just don't have the drive to do it anymore. At least, I don't have the drive to do any of the work. Sure, I'll listen in class, and most of the time I'll take notes. Sure, I'll hang out with my friends, and do the projects...
    skyhook2612 skyhook2612 18-21, F May 23, 2012

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    When I watched the film ' Made in

    Dagenham'http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfilms/film/made_in_dagenham I was impressed about how an ordinary woman changed history. Her courage, persistence and downright nerve impressed me and I realised how different history would have been if she had given up. "Cope? We're women...
    SteelButterfly SteelButterfly 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2014

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    I lack motivation in most points of my life.

    I'm school, I've barely got the motivation to get through Algebra or Pre-AP English. And half of my other classes are getting there. I lack motivation in most projects, such as; my writings, my artwork, and social contact. If most of my friends leave, what's the point in making...
    MNightlySnow MNightlySnow 18-21, F Feb 7, 2014

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    No Title

    It doesn't  happen often...only when the dark days come..it's hard to move but i make myself.
    Tgilly Tgilly 51-55, F 9 Responses Mar 25, 2010

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    I've experienced a lot of failure in my life

    and I'm scared to fail again.
    BreakfastSpecial BreakfastSpecial 18-21, F Mar 5, 2014

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    I Dont Play The Blame Game But..

      As i've said in other stories, as a chil I was never motivated to study..Ex...in the 2nd grade I was told to "go in ur room and study"...what is studying? Where do i begin..how long etc...i was never properly put in a child's place and told "okay this is what ur having...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F Dec 12, 2010

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    Something To Live For.

    Everyone has something to live for. No matter what stage of your life your at, no matter what happened yesterday, last year, 10 years ago, you still have the power to push through those struggles that seem to be controlling and taking over your life. If you feel like you have...
    Hudzy Hudzy 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    more like all the time.

    I need to finish this thesis to graduate college but I canttt
    ladeputy ladeputy 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    Another One Bites The Dust

    I was told before that there is a 10% graduation rate in the program I'm studying. At the time, I'd thought, I'm going to be in that 10%. These days, I don't feel so sure. Another of my classmates dropped. Then yet another is seriously considering it. I think there are about 15...
    MyNamesNotFrench MyNamesNotFrench 31-35 1 Response May 23, 2012

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    Your Dreams Should Be Your Motivation!!

    Ultimately everyone needs to be happy by the end of the day! That is possible only when we listen to our heart and fulfill what it actually needs. !!! How to know what heart says? Very simple, yet bit complicated to understand. Just follow your dreams to know about your...
    nissn nissn 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    I am a complete procrastinator.

    I should probably be more motivated and change me ways
    elliesa elliesa 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2014

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    Motivation

    Motivation,I'm lacking,Don't know why,I'm flat,Makin' mountains,Out of mow-hills,What can I do?Need a pick-me-up!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    Sometimes I Just Get Nothing Done..... For Days

    even after the coffee and shower i just can't get motivated. the house is relatively clean. the projects i have started just aren't calling to me. all those stairs seem a bit daunting. the laundry's under control. how productive does a person have to be in a day? especially a...
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2010

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    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 8, 2014

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    Why Can't I Do Something About It

    Do you ever get those days when you just sit in a chair and don't move. You know you have got loads to do,but you can't be bothered. is it down to depression? lack of motivation or is it life style,my Dr does not know. so how should I. It angerers me when I have got so much to do...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 25, 2010

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    How To Get On With It?

    Sometimes all the things I need to do to get back on track are overwhelming, and I do not take care of business. Today I got some things done. It was hard but it was worth it. I rarely write this short of s story, but, I just ran out of motivation.
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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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 because I'm afraid I guess
    colonpatrice colonpatrice 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2014

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    Trying And Trying But Not Going Anywhere...

    I've been trying to push myself to apply to pharmacy school.I have a decent upwards trend in grades.A really good LOR from one professor.A LOR that my chemistry chair will write.And a LOR that my pharmacist will write.A decent PCAT score (but it could be better).Why am I still...
    kimberlyD123 kimberlyD123 22-25, F Jan 18, 2012

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    Sometimes I just don't see the point.

    When life hands me lemons, I tend to drop them and let them rot...
    WatchOutItsKyle WatchOutItsKyle 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 6, 2014

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    Mostly, Not Sometimes

    The main reason I usually lack motivation boils down to one thing. I'm thankful beyond words for friends - offline or here on EP. But I've been trying my entire life, from as far back as I can remember, which was before I turned two, only a short number of months after my...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2011

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    I Haven't Been Motivated For A Long Time

    I wasn't like this before. I used to be really active, care about my studies, work on my hobbies, was more outgoing, etc. Now... I'm just... dead...I don't do... anything. I have no passion, no motivation to take part in anything. Whatever I do it's because I have to. I lost...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 1, 2011

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    I Want To . . .

    I want to share my story here but I don't really have the motivation.
    DisorderlyCyn DisorderlyCyn 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2013

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    I need motivation to clean my house,

    I hate cleaning and after a loooooong day/night at work I just don't want to continue to work when I come home. my house looks yucky and I always tell myself " eh, tomorrow"
    alexxvaunlennon101 alexxvaunlennon101 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    I Must Have Misplaced Mine Somewhere!

    I feel like my motivation has been missing for months now. I haven't been happy at home or work. It always puts me in a funk and I feel like I'll never get out. It's been really bad for the last 2 months, and sometimes It takes every last ounce of strength I have to even just get...
    lacedup77 lacedup77 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 20, 2012

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    I Need To Get Up And Get Working

    So I have a big assignment due tomorrow night. I have known about this assignment for months. However, I just don't have the motivation to get up and get working. I guess my recent break up has a part to play in it. Everything seems gray and lonely and all I want to do these days...
    sweetlady88 sweetlady88 22-25, F Dec 10, 2011

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    One Of Those Days

    Is it ironic that I don't feel motivated to comment or post anything, but I apparently am motivated enough to post this?Ever feel like you have a bad motivator?
    grayhalo grayhalo 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 31, 2012

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    Yeah I literally did nothing

    but sit on my phone and sleep today. Didn't feel like doing anything. I hate being lazy, but today was just one of those days 😝
    briiiiidgeeeeeet briiiiidgeeeeeet 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Just did a blogthings quiz: http://www.

    blogthings.com/whatsyourmotivationalphrasequiz/results/?result=Up Here are the results: Your motivational phrase is "Dont give up" You feel great when you are leading a group and inspiring other people. It's your gift. You are a warm, cooperative person. You work well with...
    SteelButterfly SteelButterfly 41-45, F Feb 5, 2014

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    I feel like I am someone

    who will always get something done if I have to but it is always a huge rush and stressful time, besides this I still continue to procrastinate at everything. I want to have the motivation to get up early and take my time in the morning. I want to have the motivation to run and...
    hannahmac4 hannahmac4 18-21, F 1 Response May 13, 2014

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    I don't know what's wrong with me lately

    but I'm lacking motivation in just about every area in my life. I used to be on top of my game at work - so creative and driven. I used to be inspired to make all these lists to do projects and cleaning around the house. I used to do fun crafts and educational stuff with my kids...
    oceancrab oceancrab 36-40 2 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    Motivation Is A Fickle Wench :)

    For the last couple years motivation seems to be unavailable when I need her the most.  I never had any significant level of discipline, but it seems nonexistent in recent months. Life Direction, Food, and Exercise are the primary concerns at this juncture.  I won't get into it...
    gotsalsa gotsalsa 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    Sometimes???

    Hell I lack motivation ALL the time. It's annoying. I have no desire to do a damn thing. Don't feel like cleaning, cooking, going anywhere, exercising, talking to anyone, making the effort to meet new people..except for on-line, don't feel like going to the store, trying to...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Oct 12, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    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...
    SelinaKyle1 SelinaKyle1 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    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...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    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...
    samshaw69 samshaw69 16-17, M Jan 6

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    My life has been lost for the past 2.5 weeks... lack of motivation with no cleaning, cooking, or anything productive. I feel like i can honestly say my lack of motivation for life...
    lonelysoul1088 lonelysoul1088 26-30, M Jan 5

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    I have absolutely no motivation to do much of anything. No motivation to clean my house (though it's not like an episode of Hoarders or anything), no motivation to exercise, etc...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Sometimes I have motivation, other days I am too harsh on myself and put myself down...
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F Jan 8

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    before I was put on lexapro I had a lot of ambition and motivation. It made me depressed and I lost my motivation. I feel like I am never going to get anything done. Once I start...
    Artist156 Artist156 16-17, F Jan 11

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    I found the papers my counsellor gave you. I read the one she personally wrote a list on things you could improve on. One was PRIVACY. Respect my privacy. I was about to finish and...
    jiayong jiayong 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I know I'm a little young to feel this way but typing this may help me. First of all, I didn't care when I was little so as of now I weigh like 225... And I'm too lazy to do...
    MonkeyGirl0909 MonkeyGirl0909 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I have lost my motivation. I can't exercise and have diet plan. It's boring and not fun at all. I need to lose weight! I have health issues.
    manotham manotham 13-15, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Motivation comes from myself, when people try to motivate me, I feel more discouraged/pressured into doing something, and then I lose passion for it in all aspects. My brain is odd...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F Jan 4

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    Yeah... I've been thinking about an Adventures in EP storytime thing for a'while now... Like taking experiences of what goes on and then turning them into adventerous exploits with...
    JeffreySmiles JeffreySmiles 26-30, M Jan 9

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    When I first joined here, I was looking for other men who are growing or trying to grow moobs. That was my only motivation. Things change. As I came here I discovered that many...
    onefourfun4u onefourfun4u 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I was 175 pounds!! At 5'2 and 14 years old. I was devastated.. So I started exercising and eating healthy. Now I'm down to 153! I had to stop running however, it hurt my knees and...
    Gabrielaaaa99 Gabrielaaaa99 13-15, F Jan 16