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I Wish I Was More Motivated

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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...
    AnalyticalAly AnalyticalAly 41-45, F May 13, 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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    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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    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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    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...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 1 Response May 27, 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...
    pinkdragonrider pinkdragonrider 31-35, F 1 Response May 5, 2009

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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...
    Ian1954 Ian1954 56-60, M Jul 5, 2013

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    Or Motivated At All - I am sleepwalking through my life.  I simply feel no urge to do anything.  Could be another facet of my depression, but I don't see the point. ...
    somewhatlost somewhatlost 26-30, F Aug 3, 2008

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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...
    FallenAngelWOOT FallenAngelWOOT 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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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...
    b1alasdair b1alasdair 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 16, 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...
    Onaquest Onaquest 13-15, M Jun 17, 2009

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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...
    MissBehaviour MissBehaviour 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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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...
    Whattodos Whattodos 18-21 Apr 11, 2013

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    I wish everything went right with this girl. 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...
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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...
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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...
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    I wish I was more beautiful, more gentle, more contact-making,... In one word more normal. I know everyone thinks that it´s good to have specials traits but sometimes I wish I had...
    Yumeryuu Yumeryuu 18-21, M Mar 26

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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...
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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...
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    I sometimes wish I had never had children too. I started out relatively early. I was 20 when I had my daughter and 24 when I had my son. My daughters father was abusive in every...
    BBMS BBMS 41-45, F Mar 30

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    idk y but i have always hated being alone. i wish i was more comfortable being alone. its like i wither if im not in the presence of ppl or interacting. i guess another way to look...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I tasted blue moon ice cream for the first time when I visited Mackinac Island, Michigan several yrs ago. It tasted so good! Recently, I found a recipe on the web for homemade blue...
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    Growing up my biologically was apart of my life. I would spend weekends with him and we would do things together that I don't really remember cause I was such a little girl. From...
    wishfulhopeful wishfulhopeful 18-21, F Mar 25

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    The other day I was working on a project for my studies. It's an emotional art piece - it's about me coming to find my own self, to ground in myself rather than in other people...
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    Mom's lap vs. Dad's lap I went over both my parents' laps many times over the years, and I remember both laps had a different... I dunno, mood about them. As a kid, getting...
    StarterStar StarterStar 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Maria16 Maria16 16-17 Mar 18

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    I used to fake everything I did. Every move I took, every word I said. Wait no... nonononono. It was more like forcing myself to do stuff. Why? Because "Oh wow I'm so young and I...
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    I guess I was more in love with a certain person more than he was with me. I guess I was a convenience for him. I found out today he was a new girl. I know it shouldn't bother me...
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    I think teachers need a raise, definitely. I think it'd be great if they made it where schools (starting in middle school) hired teachers who made a 21 or higher only on their ACT...
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    The Candy Shop Girl I've been in long distance relationships before. I could only get girls to like me if they either didn't see me or talk to me over the phone. Online I guess I...
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    My dad cheated on my mom with my best friend. I had just made friends with this girl and her husband and children. In the short time I've gotten to know them, I became attached...
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    I would so love the challenge. I may not be a good leader with men of flesh and blood but with miniature wood/plastic forces, I can be a very deadly commander indeed. No arrogance...
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    This bugs me about myself. I wish I would be more productive at home.
    theGreatGrigsby theGreatGrigsby 36-40, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I don't know why I miss him, he gave me every reason to never be with him again, to even speak to him... He was awful to me, yet I miss the moments where he was truly sweet to me...
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    I really want a little group of close friends, who are more like family. Four years ago I moved from Scotland to California, I have no family here and anyone I've got to know has...
    loutorres loutorres 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    April 14th was the 4 year "anniversary" of when my ex punched me in the face and slammed my head into the car window. At school that day a friend told me that if he hit me again...
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    I and I would if in my distracted imagination's wildest dreams  I had a $ every time I:-So vehemently opposed the "It's just business," excuse that my reaction shocked ppl who...
    INFPIdealist INFPIdealist 41-45, F a week ago

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    An iPod full of memories As each song plays it triggers my thoughts of you All that felt so real, so genuine Ones that I held onto dearly You being the only one that heard what...
    musicilove musicilove 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    IF I could have 3 wishes given to come true, they would be.... (1) Erase 2013. (2) Impeach Barak Obama. (3) End world hunger.
    Mudshovel Mudshovel 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have a music exam tomorrow and I can't even seem to motivate myself to study for it. I used to be motivated but with recent events I'm just not all there mentally.
    imlostinthis imlostinthis 22-25, M Mar 24

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    I wish a whole lot of things.
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    sparklingdiamonds sparklingdiamonds 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Love is not just a verb it's one of the most complicated things ever! I just can't get over him, I miss how we used to talk from morning to night, night to morning, I miss...
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    I have and always will support this. Why? Because they are teaching the future. Countries such as the UK (where I'm from, for example) need to crack down on this, and make sure...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    even though i'm still here being loyal , you are not there or anywhere. fukk it. i'm just done with ppl. i literally do not want to be here no more.i'm not worth it. it's just no...
    queenparanoid queenparanoid 70+, F 4 hrs ago

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    I used to be bullied by having guys last year call me Fa****s or Gay and i already knew i was it just hurt every time they said it and it drove me to the point of insanity. Wether...
    SuavvyIThinkNot SuavvyIThinkNot 13-15, M 9 hrs ago