How to stay motivated

9a4a360b-33db-48ca-abb0-df3b987fa4cdSo do you know how to stay motivated? Well, don’t look at me for answer. I am utterly and hopelessly unmotivated. There is so many things I plan to do, I wish to do, I dream to do if I was only motivated enough to do it. But I am not, and I never do anything to get any closer to realizing that. Instead of doing something that will bring me closer to my dreams, most of my days are spent browsing Internet. Why I’m not able to break this cycle of un-motivation?

I think that is because I don’t actually know what I want to do with my life. How can you get motivated to do something, if you don’t know what is that something you should be motivated about. I get so terribly jealous of people who know what they want to accomplish in their life, who know what they want to be and who they want to do. I don’t even know what I want to have tomorrow for lunch, let alone what I want to do in future. I just want to pick their brains out and discover what makes them tick. Why are they the lucky ones? I can’t even think of things that interest me and that I can imagine myself doing for a while. First I imagined myself working in tourism, then realized that occupation wouldn’t be able to fulfill me on deeper level, so I decided to look further. I went to college looking for something new, and didn’t find any answers there. Then for a while I imagined myself as I writer. Yes if you are going to be picky about details, to be a writer you should write something sometimes. But, as I said, I imagined that :)

After a while I got a job as writer, but it is something completely different to write something for yourself, to write a piece that has a part of your soul in it, and to write for somebody else following their instructions. And if you really build your hopes up about something, it is easy to get disappointed when things don’t turn out as you hoped. Being motivated when feeling disappointed is really hard to do. But, no more excuses. You can’t discover what you wanna be or do just by waiting for that to pop up in front of you with a sign ” Your future career” . You need to discover that by yourself, and that is what I am going to do.

As Alexander Hamilton says:

 And there’s a million things I haven’t done
But just you wait, just you wait

Read more: Lin-Manuel Miranda – Alexander Hamilton Lyrics | MetroLyrics

So just you wait.

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