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I Wish I Was More Motivated

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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