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I Wish I Was More Motivated

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 463 People

    I have assignments due tomorrow

    and I didnt start on any of them. I am probably one of the few unmotivated people at my school. I will not budge unless I care. And the only way I will care if is I'm motivated. And the only way I can become motivated is if I genuinely love what I am doing, or if I'm angry...
    thelookinglass thelookinglass 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26, 2014

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    Motivation

    When I look back to the people I knew about thirty odd years ago I remember that thay were motovated in their chosen careers. There was a spark of energy, of enthusiasm which drove them on to accomplish the great things they did. I, on the other had was one of life's great...
    Ian1954 Ian1954 56-60, M Jul 5, 2013

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?

    v=9z4Kft47kBM ^^^^^^^^^^ this is what my coaches play for everyone in our gym during tumbling and cheer, It helps 110% because it's just so motivating, our practices without it is just horrible, we drop stunts, bail on tumbling, because we have no motivation,
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Sep 20, 2014

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    Initially Can'T Get Started...

    I really struggle to get motivated to do something, it can take me forever to talk myself into beginning it but once I begin I'm terrible, then I go totally over the top and get obsessed with perfection in the task.It seems I can only be one extreme or the other. Anyone else...
    FallenAngelWOOT FallenAngelWOOT 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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    There Are Times When I Wish...

    There are times when I wish I had an extra bit of amount of motivation to help me get through something.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 5, 2009

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    I Can'T Seem To Stop

    I am a freshman in college and the first in my family to even get to college, that is a lot of pressure. I just have not put in any effort to school, it feels pointless. I just want to lie down somewhere and disappear no papers, no need to get the best grades, no disappointing my...
    Whattodos Whattodos 18-21 Apr 11, 2013

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    If you work hard enough

    and don't lose sight of your dreams they will come true, but most people usually give up on this because they deem it as "impossible". Nothing is impossible. You just have to learn to take the step forward and never look back. Times may be rough, and there will be moments in...
    LonelyRollingStar LonelyRollingStar 18-21, F Nov 26, 2014

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    Time To Wake Up..

    I'm not sure what's happened to me. Somewhere along the line, I lost my footing..and have been stumbling, aimlessly, my way through life the last few years. I stopped dreaming. I settled. If I think about it, I think this is the core of my present day unhappiness. Now, I am...
    MissBehaviour MissBehaviour 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    Like the Logo Says.

    I really just don't have the motivation to do much at all. Basic "I need to do these things to survive comfortably" tasks are about all I feel like managing. I don't like going to work, I can't stand going to classes, even getting out of bed is a hassle some days. It's...
    b1alasdair b1alasdair 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 16, 2009

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    I Need to Clean My Apartmen...

    I need to clean my apartment, donate/sell a bunch of things taking up space in my home, get my finances in order, etc.  I just don't have the energy to get started most of the time.
    pinkdragonrider pinkdragonrider 31-35, F 1 Response May 5, 2009

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    Motivated

    I have all these great ideas and plans on doing things in my life but the one thing I am lacking is motivation.  I just cannot get myself going on some things in life and then I get depressed then I end up sitting around doing nothing, eating to comfort myself...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 1 Response May 27, 2009

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    It's Confusing

    It's strange.  I have goals and things I'd like to do, but I'm always drawn away from them.  I make straight A's in school, but outside of that, I don't really do much.   When I get home, I always tell myself I should play my bass or write or do something...
    Onaquest Onaquest 13-15, M Jun 17, 2009

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    Motivation

    yeah, i do wish i had this, at times, especially when I feel like, it doesn't all make sense. it probably would make me feel less confused..:p
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6, 2009

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    More Motivated

    More motivated,Wish i was,I'm tried,All this crap,Surely,Someday,I'll sort this out.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 2, 2012

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    Ok jazzy you can do it scrape

    that *** up outa bed and cleannnn!! Excuse me but ******* hell what's wrong with me!!
    AnOtHaJaZzYDrEaMeR AnOtHaJaZzYDrEaMeR 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2014

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    So Much to Do....

    I do wish I was more motivated - it seems that instead of getting more motivated as I get older, I get less motivated.  Not to be too hard on myself, I have been going through a rather rough time for the last couple of years and this year has probably been the worst so far...
    AnalyticalAly AnalyticalAly 41-45, F May 13, 2009

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    i need to just walk 1 hour day, and lift 3 times per week. weather is nice now, so hopefully i can start being more motivated!
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    Whatever else may happen in my life, I know this much is true...that I am blessed beyond measure to have my two beautiful children in my life, and to be able to call myself their...
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