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I Wish I Was More Motivated

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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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    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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    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...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F Nov 26

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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

    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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    I've been wanting to get back In shape

    but I've been slacking off and I feel guilty about it and I've lost motivation
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    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

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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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    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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    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

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    26th post. So here is another blast from the past. This probably happened about 2 years ago, at the height of my anxiety, and when my mental illness was developing into much more...
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    Sometimes, would be an understatement. I would wish this more often. As a little boy, I always wanted to be a giant and I still do. I would love to grow out of a building and watch...
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    I enlisted for the military in early March. I had wanted to join since the 8th grade despite the depression and anxiety I suffered again and again. I worked hard to lose weight and...
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    We live in such a fast-paced, fast food, microwave quick society, that we've adopted that same attitude with people. Call me old fashion, but I think it takes time to really get to...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M Nov 30

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    Me and my friend went out last night to listen to a really cool reggae band and then these guys started talking to us. I was getting kind of frustrated because I was there to spend...
    gglz18 gglz18 22-25, F Dec 6

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    So my ex told my boyfriend a long time ago that I had sex with him and all this other crap. My boyfriend now knows and he's like " I see past all that" and " I love you no matter...
    Brokenheart06 Brokenheart06 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    In A Wheelchair Already) Just look at her. She's been sitting all by herself at the edge of the dance floor for five songs now, but no one seems to care. She must be so lonely...
    WarShip WarShip 18-21 18 hrs ago

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    The caption reads "I wish I had more CLOSE friends". One of the reasons I don't is a matter of choice. Once bitten, twice shy. After having been stabbed in the back more times than...
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    i wish i could. i want to give up. i keep lying to myself that i could get better. but i have enough. i don't want to live another day. i don't want to keep up with my parents will...
    makingausernameisdifficult makingausernameisdifficult 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    And I wish he was gay so that I could suck his ****
    ragnarcc ragnarcc 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I used to weigh 120 and I'm at 150 now I'm so pissed !!! I'm willing to starv myself I need a water gating buddy or someone to keep me motivated until I get to 115 I'm 5'7
    imabee23 imabee23 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    I thought he was different. He seemed straight up and for real. Now I just feel stupid. I should have known. While I'm trying to get closer I feel him pulling away. I didn't call...
    MNI1982 MNI1982 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Soon as I told my boyfriend I loved him (which took me 6 months to say) then he became controlling all of a sudden. I left him alone for awhile then he convinced me that he was a...
    Bipolarshon Bipolarshon 31-35, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    ...and then i just did it. wow, that was a mistake. maybe i should have kept going. i told him i was gonna keep going, maybe end up in wyoming or montana somewhere. change my name...
    freakmagnet freakmagnet 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    My sister always dresses me up. I was forced in millions of ways to look like a sissy. Dresses and skirts and tops and even panties were put on my legs. I would refuse and protest...
    Butterking47 Butterking47 18-21 1 Response Nov 25

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    Just burned 300 calories and did 50 squats! #proudd going to slowly build my way up to burning more calories daily! Be motivated, people! Exercise kicked my butt today but I feel a...
    PriscilaGaray PriscilaGaray 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 8

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    05:00 AM, I am awaken by the must awful sound in the morning, that sound that makes you want to kill with the biggest, baddest and powerful gun in the world. As my body walks...
    TheChosenOne32 TheChosenOne32 22-25, M Nov 26

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    44th post. Well I'm almost done telling my story, maybe about 10 more in depth posts to come, and a few randoms. I've saved the best for last, as in the events that led up to my...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When I was 13, I started experimenting and it wasn't until I was 15 that I ever went all the way with a boy. Like a lot of young girl's first experiences... it was really awkward...
    HotBoxesDatRock HotBoxesDatRock 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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