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I Lack Motivation

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    Motivatio For Studies - How does one find again a lost motivation? This semester hasn't been going all too well in my lit. theory studies. The profesor is looking for partners to...
    Boann Boann 22-25, F Jan 9, 2008

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    Lack Of Motivation - I want to ask you, If you feel the same way, or how to deal with it and find something to live for... For some recent years I feel like that I don´t have...
    1 Response Feb 10, 2013

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    Today - My throat hurts... I'll have a 4 day weekend... I work with imbiciles... I want to go home.
    Mello Mello 26-30, F 19 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    Stuck in a place, and I didn't see it coming. Need some kind of booster!
    car705 car705 22-25, M Nov 30, 2013

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    I Need More Motivation - I have not long finished my two hardest exams and have another exam coming soon but it is nowhere near as hard as the last ones as they are multiple choice...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 1 Response May 14, 2012

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    Life Is Just Blah With A Side Of Sigh - My motivation during the day is to open my eyes and even that takes a lot out of me. I dont see the point in getting out of bed if I have...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 3 Responses May 13, 2010

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    Powerless Under the Spectum of the State - You know what I be talkin' bout mon!? Where be the life force that gets those inner dreams out into fields? For the past three weeks I've...
    Etherwind Etherwind 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2009

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    ... -  im dead now. i used to be very much alive. Now I lay. 
    poorchmunki poorchmunki 26-30, F Jul 5, 2008

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    I Don'T Want To - This is probably the biggest problem of mine, along with procrastination. But I think the two go hand in hand, dont they? If I wanted to do something, I would...
    purposeful1 purposeful1 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2013

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    Today and Generally Around One Day Out of Each - week, I want to do nothing.  It's nearly 12:00 and I haven't done my cardio for the day, I haven't cleaned up the breakfast...
    mj915 mj915 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    Unhappy With Where You Are? - Where we are in life is exactly where we want to be. Not necessarily because it's what we want but because it's good enough. When good enough isn't...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 14, 2012

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    No Energy, No Will, No Determination, No Motivation... - I used to be this super motivated human being. I used to be healthy, I used to keep my home spotless, I used to make lists...
    pfair714 pfair714 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    Severely - The other day I made a list of things to do: simple things such as 1. put movies away 2.plug ipod in 3. put dirty laundry in basket That was all. It has been 3 days...
    walkingon walkingon 22-25 Aug 13, 2012

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    I seem to lack more and more as months and years goes by the push the motivation and lot of reason is I deal with being sick often and anxiety and depression seems to take over a...
    onlytrusthim onlytrusthim 36-40, M Mar 11

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    I am a 19 year old university student that lacks motivation. At first I thought it was laziness but I can be in bed 3-4 days at a time only getting up to ease myself and look for...
    morriana morriana 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I'm a student but im just so distracted with other things & I just can't seem to get motivated. 😔
    ckimbozz ckimbozz 16-17, F Dec 12, 2013

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    Feel Lost In Life - Life's simple I think..we just make it complicated by thinking too much..now thats contradictory.. I have everything I could possibly want right now in life..A...
    sunshine246 sunshine246 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2009

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    I Lost Myself - I used to be an intelligent go getter who was not only very attractive but had wonderful confidence and positive energy.  Over the past five years, I feel a...
    nodrive123 nodrive123 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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    I Do Lack Motivation - I use to be motivated to do things but not it's not so. The only that seems to get me doing things is too much boredom.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Dec 8, 2011

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    Always Tired - I cant seem to get exited about anything I'm always tired and just feel wore out. I want to do so many things and can't find the energy to do any of them. I always...
    luv2hatehim29 luv2hatehim29 26-30, F Jul 21, 2008

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    I'm Like Don Quixote... - I can't find motivation without people support... Everything seems to make less sense when I'm pursuing a goal lonely... When Don Quixote lives in his...
    kopek kopek 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2012

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    Tortoise Beats Hare - I used to be the biggest clean freak this side of the Mississippi - then, I had my daughter (she's 10), then I met my "hubby", then I recently had my son (he...
    pfair714 pfair714 36-40, F Mar 30, 2012

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    Why Not Start By Listening? - Call it what you will, but there is this part of you – an innate wisdom, if you will – that has tried and tried and tried to get you to stop and...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 14, 2012

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    I've Never Been Motivated.. So I Gave Up. - I used to be this kid that does everything in an innocent artistic way. I started writing (stories and poetry) at a young age (like 10...
    SourPire SourPire 18-21, M 6 Responses Oct 9, 2010

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    The Sound Of Failure - So this year was my freshman year of college. Things seemed promising when I received the e-mail notifying me I had been accepted into one of the best...
    Daggerfall Daggerfall 18-21, M Jan 18, 2013

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    Lost And Demotivated. - Lostprophets - The light that shines twice as bright... I've lost my positivity, I'm positively lost. I thought the path was obvious, it's not. Resigned...
    chewyconor chewyconor 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 23, 2011

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    I Lack Motivation - in life. Nothing seems challenging anymore. I've just about given up on life,on hope & on myself. Mostly I'm bored. I cant seem to find anything to look...
    MsLed MsLed 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2007

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    Feel Lost In Life - Life's simple I think..we just make it complicated by thinking too much..now thats contradictory.. I have everything I could possibly want right now in life..A...
    sunshine246 sunshine246 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2009

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    Depression Saps Motivation - i just lost my post and i'm not motivated to rewrite it. everything takes too much energy right now and all i want to do is eat and sleep,but i've got...
    deeaqua deeaqua 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2010

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    Dear motivation, please possess me and take over my life.
    wellthatwasweird wellthatwasweird 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I Don't Like The Taste. - You know when you're kinda hungry, but the meal you've been cooked sounded good beforehand, but turns out it's one you find quite unpleasant. You pick at...
    chewyconor chewyconor 22-25, M Apr 30, 2011

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    I Just Want To Run Away But I Just Dont Know Where Or Why - This whole day and who knows maybe for much longer I fear, I have been spinning my wheels but never actually getting...
    Kgm86 Kgm86 22-25 1 Response Jun 11, 2010

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    Exams are soon. If anything, these are the most important ones in my life. I'm an all A-A* student, but I've lost my motivation. I don't know if it's because I'm destructed my...
    ibak12 ibak12 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Laying here wondering what I truly want to do with my life. I want to do do many things bit school is really burning me out. Only 2 more years I keep telling myself but in reality...
    Anarai Anarai 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    It's that time of year final exams! Someone out there give me some inspiring motivation!
    PinkSlippers86 PinkSlippers86 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Ohhhhh is one if those days!!! I can't seem to find motivation to do the million things I need to!
    ifos ifos 26-30, F Apr 1

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    i am studying medicine. Tomorrow i have an exam but i cant study anymore i feel like i have lost my motivation i cant memorize anything anymore i can't even concentrate in any...
    lamentonnaise lamentonnaise 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I lack confidence about a lot of things most significantly my dating life is non existent as I've tried online dating and I always flake out because I think I'm too shy and I...
    lawrencepa lawrencepa 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have always struggled with confidence. I do lack confidence, a lot, which is very depressing. To me, I've always been on the outside looking in. I see people who are confident in...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I really lack self confidence since i moved my school (i was in a girls only school now im in a school For boy and girls) i lost my self confidence bec boys there just make fun of...
    Nari99 Nari99 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    And today my faith got a little bit worse. Humanity sunk a bit lower in my eyes. The selfishness- the arrogance- the sheer lack of consideration for others has me wondering if we...
    KittenHasaWhip KittenHasaWhip 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am having difficulty starting anything. I have spent today surfing the Internet haphazardly and that's about it. I have a lot of things I could do, but it's like there is a...
    Jimmyjazz9 Jimmyjazz9 22-25, M Mar 25

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    Okay, I really have to study. I'll go read a chapter now and come back here after.
    ctfawkes ctfawkes 18-21, F Mar 21

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    to get out of bed today. I don't even want to eat. I think it's just one of those days for me. /:
    kittenkate kittenkate 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    do not want do anything. just sleep and waste time. i was not like this before. no idea what's wrong with me
    tintin2000 tintin2000 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    Feeling so lazy just lately, I wanna go things but when it comes to doing it I just don't want to!
    polles135 polles135 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Seems like I'm wasting my life now. I don't even go to school anymore I wonder if I'm considered a drop out. I had such high goals set for myself. I hate that this happened to me...
    chescafrxn chescafrxn 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    God I just got lectured today, for the millionth time. By my mom. At age 21. For the obvious. For how lazy, unmotivated, pretentious and disappointing I am to life. I am a parasite...
    Miamortis Miamortis 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    what happened? When I started this job I promised myself that I won't take my work home with me emotionally. I had all this promise, all this energy, I was doing well.. but now, I...
    BronzeEspada BronzeEspada 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Somehow I cannot manage to sit down and study for the life of me, any advice?
    justintrubela justintrubela 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have generalized anxiety disorder and have little support. The person I'd most want support from is my mother. I would love her to be able to be understanding and calm with me...
    smilemoonbright smilemoonbright 26-30, F Mar 26

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