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Motivational Thread

  1. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    Ok, folks. How about some motivational tips and comments for those whose motivation has dropped dead.

    1. Barbara Kay profile image92
      Barbara Kayposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      My husband loves to say that one thing you can count on in life is that everything always changes. Maybe it will change for the good?

      1. paradigmsearch profile image92
        paradigmsearchposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Actually, when something is left alone, it almost invariably gets worse. It’s called entropy. smile

        1. Barbara Kay profile image92
          Barbara Kayposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          He wants to be motivated again. I'm not saying do nothing, but to change his attitude.

      2. Lisa HW profile image70
        Lisa HWposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        "Maybe it will change for the good" :  Maybe...   but I've usually found that most change is "for bad".   lol     Ohh....   I'm kidding (sort of).    smile

  2. knolyourself profile image61
    knolyourselfposted 7 years ago

    Get out in the real world and talk to strangers. May come up with something, depending on how lucky you are.

  3. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    That's a start... smile

  4. Mark Ewbie profile image87
    Mark Ewbieposted 7 years ago

    No matter how bad it seems today it could always be worse tomorrow.

    1. nell79 profile image80
      nell79posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      lol Oh, that was good!

    2. CMHypno profile image94
      CMHypnoposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Always a ray of sunshine, Mark!

  5. nell79 profile image80
    nell79posted 7 years ago

    My motivation is all but gone. Down with the traffic....On the other hand I've gotten my closets cleared out, a crafting space set up and my house has never looked better! LOL

  6. FaithDream profile image80
    FaithDreamposted 7 years ago

    Stay true to yourself. Don't let anyone else steer you in the wrong direction, and never give up on your dreams.

  7. Peter Owen profile image60
    Peter Owenposted 7 years ago

    I made a pact to get away from the keyboard and get to the gym. I've been sitting here piling on pounds, except in my fingers.

  8. profile image0
    Home Girlposted 7 years ago

    I am afraid to write, no motivation at all...

  9. Stacie L profile image89
    Stacie Lposted 7 years ago

    sounds like another hub in the making, paradigmsearch...lol

    i try to stay motivated by helping others on and offline.
    lately my motivation is depressed..

  10. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    Well…, I have started and abandoned 4 hubs.

    I am beginning to think that a vacation is in order. smile

    1. profile image0
      Home Girlposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Good idea, maybe I will venture this year to ask my bosses for a one. Haven't had one for 2 years. Oh, Canada, a promising land...

  11. tlpoague profile image87
    tlpoagueposted 7 years ago

    I had that happen to me the other day, and ended up posting Ramblings of an Idiot. It helped me to get over being un-motivated, and was able to post a hub.
    Sometimes if that doesn't work, I hit the clean humor section. Good luck, I hope it works out for you! smile

  12. cheaptrick profile image72
    cheaptrickposted 7 years ago

    Everyone seems to have lost their motivation.I think it must be something in the water[another government conspiracy perhaps?smile]so I'm gonna increase my consumption of Heinekens and drink less water!At least that way if I don't get my motivation back...I wont Care:)Remember,the grass is always greener...if you grow it yourself hydroponically...?smile

  13. manthy profile image76
    manthyposted 7 years ago

    To be motivated you 1st have to find out what motivates you.
    Some are motivated by money,love,greed etc.

    I am motivated by helping others..... ;0)

    That is a good place to start

  14. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    Glimmerings of motivation are returning…

    The pizza did it. smile

    1. wilderness profile image97
      wildernessposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      No, that's called heartburn. big_smile

  15. tritrain profile image83
    tritrainposted 7 years ago

    Do something nice for someone.

    Don't ask for anything in return.  Don't even tell them, if you could get away with it.

    Maybe they will do the same to someone else.  smile

    1. paradigmsearch profile image92
      paradigmsearchposted 7 years agoin reply to this



      Where did my post go? Here is a repeat:

      You are right. I have done that in the past and it is true. smile

  16. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    You are right. I have done that in the past and it is true. smile

    1. Lisa HW profile image70
      Lisa HWposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Hmm.  I don't know...   I kinda got nuthin'....          (I thought this kind of applies, but also has a catchy tune, though - in view of recent events):

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BB54JGNu6vQ

  17. Will Apse profile image91
    Will Apseposted 7 years ago

    I would recommend a good night out. Eat some good food. get a little drunk. watch a gruesome Japanese samurai movie... Well that is what I did. I feel better already.

  18. Lisa HW profile image70
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    Let me take a second shot at "motivational" (and yet pretty realistic - and quite symbolic):

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwwUb978 … re=related

  19. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    Well, well… Thursday starts off with a bang. Awesome blog work and hub update work already accomplished. Who else has already attained awesome mode for the day? smile

  20. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    Amazing! I’ve just finished and published another hub. If you have just finished a hub, announce it here so as to inspire others if you wish. smile

  21. CMHypno profile image94
    CMHypnoposted 7 years ago

    The longest journey starts with the first step!

    1. paradigmsearch profile image92
      paradigmsearchposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Yep, and HP just unpublished the hub I just published. I wish they’d just dropped me a note instead. It was a 10 second fix to make it right.

      Hopefully, google hadn’t yet discovered it, so there won’t be any broken link, permanent de-index issues.

  22. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    Back to de-motivated mode. Hopefully breakfast will fix that. lol

    1. CMHypno profile image94
      CMHypnoposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      'And all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well' - Julian of Norwich

      She was a 14th century anchorite who managed to be happy and optimistic even though she lived in a stone cell and never came out!

      1. paradigmsearch profile image92
        paradigmsearchposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Maybe I should try that. lol

  23. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    An adventuresome HP day, but am still getting things done. smile

 
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