It all boils down to this--- my motivation on a scale from 1 to 10 ranks at about a 3 right now. And I think Madeline Kahn put it best in Blazing Saddles:
I'm suffering from motivation zap. Brain drain. I don't know what it was about the end of this year but I lost all interest in just about everything. Maybe it's the whole overworked, underpaid thing or perhaps it's even the fact that I tried to do too much in too little time. I dunno. All I know is this: I'm pooped. And I've found that when I'm lacking in motivation, I end up completely uninspired (hence the limited, unoriginal postings).
What really sucks about it all is that every movie I watched, every book I read didn't seem to satisfy my thirst for decent entertainment and that just makes me sad. Does that ever happen to you? Please tell me I'm not the only one! Now I have to ask myself if it's because I was just in a negative frame of mind or if what I read/watched really was that bad. Then I start to worry all over the place and question my judgement. Actually, it's more like I question ALL THE THINGS and end up looking something like this:
But at least I've come so far as to realize that I'm afflicted with motivation zap and now I can start taking steps to fix it. I'd like to think my New Year's Resolutions were a good start, but seriously, how many of us actually stick to those things after, like, two weeks?
Wait, you do? Really? Well damn.
I'm planning on carving out some quality "me" time over the weekend, so hopefully that'll help to get it in check and I think a reality check of my often super high expectations is in order. Hey, it's a start. I suppose I need to buck up, get with the program and be over it already. Sorry for all the negativity, it's just nice to air it all out and (hopefully) hear that I'm not the only one who feels this way.
Is it just me or do you feel the motivation zap too? How do combat it? Any inspiration tactics or magical cures you'd like to share, because I'm all ears! And do GIFS make you as happy as they make me?