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A Brief Ramble: Breaking Up with Motivation

  Hey, motivation! Yeah...I'm talking to you.  I am officially breaking up with you.  As the old saying goes, "it's not me, it's you." After years of waiting upon you to bless me with the gumption to achieve my goals, I've realized that I've been waiting in vain.  A sad truth has FINALLY penetrated my… Continue reading A Brief Ramble: Breaking Up with Motivation

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Monday’s Mental Health Moment

This is the second time I've started this post.  As usual, my first attempt was an excessively wordy explanation of this new series and to quote a former coworker of mine, "ain't nobody got time for that!" Here's the skinny, the scoop, the dope (trying desperately to revive 40's/50's slang): During the past few months, I… Continue reading Monday’s Mental Health Moment

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Motivation, Schmotivation

As I've mentioned in previous posts, I struggle with motivation.  I don't know why.  I do know my lack of motivation is certainly not something I inherited from either of my parents.  Perhaps the reasons are buried somewhere deep within my subconscious or perhaps I'm in denial. Regardless of the reason, today is another one of those… Continue reading Motivation, Schmotivation

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I Don’t Get Hobbies

I'm not trying to be a hater, but I just don't get hobbies. Specifically, I don't understand how some people maintain such incredible commitment to an activity which typically doesn't result in an immediate, tangible pay off -  the pay off is often the mere act of doing the thing itself.  (I think I just confused myself, oh… Continue reading I Don’t Get Hobbies

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My Motivation Deserted Me…Yet Again

Well, another unproductive Monday morning is rapidly transitioning into an equally unproductive afternoon.  I had such great plans for today;  it's funny (irritating) how the smallest, seemingly most insignificant of things can totally put the kibosh on good intentions. Today, it was hair issues.  I know, I know. In the big scope of things, this… Continue reading My Motivation Deserted Me…Yet Again