GeneralSudden loss of motivation?Posted:

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So i have no idea if this is the right place or what if i should talk to someone but as the title says i just have a sudden loss of motivation. So college started for me about 1 1/2 - 2 months ago and ive gone mostly everyday with the exception of 1-2 sick days. College is nothing new to me, this is my third year of college. Anyway, last weekend i had a wedding to go and it was far away so we made a weekend of it, left friday to get there and left to go home on sunday. But ever since i came back from that i have had no motivation to do anything, like i dont feel like getting out of bed, i dont feel like going to school, i cant even sit through a 5 minute YouTube video without getting bored of it right away. Ive never felt like this before and its a very strange feeling for me. Its not travel fatigue because ive made that trip a lot of times and have never got tired from traveling it. Have any of you felt like this? I have no clue if the wedding had anything to do with it or if i just had all the life i had sucked out of me.
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Probably getting back into the college routine as you've been away for the weekend somethjng a bit different, when reality comes back in it hits hard best way to get motivated for me is I try to plan my days so after work I'll have something to do so I'm never bored or lounging around, keeping occupied is key
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Same here, first essay deadline coming up and this is where it's going to get tough. I panic through the first one and it usually gets easier from there onwards
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i feel like i lost all of mine today
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Anything out of the ordinary happen? Maybe try to get someone to motivate you.
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I'm in the exact situation you are in. Junior year and out of nowhere I don't want to complete anything. What I did was fix myself up, I started to wake up early at 4:30 and work out and get ahead of the day so I have more time for other things. Second, I stopped prioritizing YouTube over everything. I would watch YouTube in bed all day while I watch the clock get closer and closer to the deadline. Our problem is our heads, so another thing I did was talk to the closest people I knew and told them how I felt. They helped me reassure my potential and made me realize if I really wanted to do something, I could. Obviously, I would much rather lay back and do nothing, but me realizing how successful I can be in my future if I just decided to focus on school and nothing else for the next 2 years, it would all be worth it in the end. Set up a daily schedule, be organized, when you have free time; think to yourself "Can I use this time toward progressing my career/academics, or am I throwing time away that ill never get back." Setting up short term and long term goals in life also keeps me going. I would suggest setting up goals for this semester, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, 5 years, 10, etc. Let me know if you have questions or just want to talk.
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u prolly just in a rut we all get like that sometimes, youll be straight soon
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