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I Wish I Was More Motivated

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Hmm Maybe I don't maybe its just me wishing I was more social? Or perhaps its me simply wanting the opportunity to build more friendships, more connections. Either way, I want more...
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    I don't know if bullied is the right word... maybe, 'made fun of' is more appropriate.. but it still felt like bullying to me. Not because of the usual reasons... no I wasn't...
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    I stayed home with my kids 6 years... You don't see ppl staying home with thier children much anymore so there was alot of judgment from others towards me. As soon as they started...
    kel25 kel25 26-30 Aug 5

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    Spent 3 years of my life with this "man". I would say it was wasted time but it wasn't as I for my wonderful amazing beautiful daughter out of it. :-) she makes the hell I went...
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    I'm pretty unmotivated right now..Life's not going very well and that affects a lot of my actions and level of motivation i tend to just dwell on my problems and stay frozen by...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F Aug 6

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    The only time I get really motivated to do something is the middle of the bloody night. It's a right pain in the *** to be honest. I'd rather be motivated during the day when it...
    christid309 christid309 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    Sometimes? More like every waking minute of my ******* life .-.
    ButtersTheMerciful ButtersTheMerciful 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I wish I could make the World a better place. Why there is so much pain and misery and so many innocent people suffer every day. Can't we all be just a little better every day...
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    I'm want to stay motivated all the time even thou I lack in do in it like working out Thts my priority
    AlexMafia15 AlexMafia15 13-15, M Aug 3

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    How do you people do it? it's hard for me to get motivated about anything especially lately and even when i have in the past i eventually lose it and stop pushing myself again :/
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    hey guys, first time user here in this app-i clicked this experience first as i guess im in a part in my life right now (17, HS senior) And i dont really know what to do for uni...
    MarGre97 MarGre97 16-17, M Aug 14

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    Alright, So last year in school I didn't do as well as I could of, this year, my final year I am doing really tough classes. I am seriously motivated and want to prove to...
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    Ha, trust me guys you don't. I eat loads and I love to eat, but I'm still on the verge of being put in a mental health clinic to see if I have a mental disorder. My bmi is like 17...
    JPSmith24 JPSmith24 16-17, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Today again am sitting with pen in my hand & paper in front of me breaking all the doors, trying to set my feelings free. I don’t want to be choosy about the words I want to...
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    Every day is a burden. It is really hard to pass each second of this life that I have been needlessly dragged into. I just want it to end, quickly and painlessly. I know how to but...
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    Up until recently, I never realized this about myself. I constantly focused on all the areas where I had messed up or whatever, but now that I see what I'm capable of, I can't help...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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