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Who else loses motivation?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by SnoopyDrew, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. SnoopyDrew

    SnoopyDrew Senior Member

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    For some reason these last few months have been brutal for me. I am making enough to pay my bills. Thanks to this amazing forum and everything you all have taught me. The thing is yes I am making just enough for bills,food and a little bit of fun in between. I want to make more money because I want to progress in this career choice of mine.

    I want to double my income and keep going. I just lose interest in everything. When all my bills are paid nothing stops me from just taking the day off and drinking a couple beers, playing some video games and relaxing. Having this much free time has really fucked me over so much. I was just wondering if anybody else has this problem?
     
  2. archon10

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    You need to give yourself a break. I did great last week and haven't done shit for days. It stops you from having burnout. Then, go back to making money.

    I set a monetary goal for myself for the day and when I'm done I quit and play video games, drink some wine, and troll some bhw. Nothing wrong with it.
     
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    We all need a break sometimes. Me? I haven't even started, still motivated. Just gathering my information non stop. It's so daunting trying to start something in a market over populated with people who have more skill, and experience than you do. I say just go for it. Drop everything, pick up your virtual self, and go go go.
     
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    Happens to everyone. What works for me is moving my work space. Working on campus at school, working in a library, etc. Just take your laptop (if you have) and go.

    Also, don't ever feel guilty for the fact that you are living a life where you can actually enjoy yourself. It's huge and a luxury literally less than 1% of the world has.

    Another thing that works for me is taking it 1 hour at a time. Every hour you work is an hour towards more money, more progress.. all that good stuff.
     
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    Move away from that modern idiot box (your pc :)) for a while every few hours, get really into offline social things, and it will brighten your mood. Try it soon, may be before the end of the year... hehehehe.

    Free time is actually a curse if you're not setting yourself completely free... like a bird! Fly freely, and away from home for a few moments at least. The food is already made free for them, you see. :) So go out without the tensions of daily life when you can. We work like an ass, which is inevitable, so we must also fly like the birds when we can. :)
     
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    Thanks for the support guys. I have decided its time for me to start going out and do more stuff. I went to the gym for the first time in 3 years yesterday and I feel good. I am going to take a month off of everything and get my life on track. I should think of it as a luxury that I can do something like this considering most people only dream of taking a month off because they feel like it. I need to meet more people, make more friends and most of all find peace with myself.

    Cheers guys. The love I have for this community is unreal!
     
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    You need to put yourself in a sink or swim situation, u need to go into debt, or u need to do something will require u to either make the money or ull die, and ull grind like never before,
     
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    It happens to the best of us, nothing's wrong with taking a break especially, if your doing SEO.

    Last long break I took was before the holidays and trust me it felt good coming back to work with a site ranked 1rst in google making me money while I did nothing at all :)

    Look at the bright things in life and challenge yourself everyday to do things you've yet to attempt.
     
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    You need to be hungry or desperate. If you're even one bit comfortable you will probably find it all too easy to get distracted by anything and not concentrate or stay focused.

    Also, as some have mentioned above, a routine or regimen can work wonders. You probably need a little motivating too.

    Here's some motivation: https://www.instagram.com/danbilzerian/ - a lifestyle a lot of people would like to live. FYI I hate this guy because he is a knob in some ways but he's killing it.
     
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    Nah man, gotta get back on that horse... It's gonna take you somewhere special at least one time
     
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    Yep. Its been like this for me since the last few months. Just checking the stats to see how much i earned and then just wasting time all day. However for the last few weeks, I have started working again and it really feels good... Get back to work man and keep grinding :)
     
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    Yes because I have no pressure to do well. I don't NEED to do this so I kind of just cruise through most of the time.
     
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    I agree with everyone talking about breaks, building routines, and doing offline social things. I think all of those will lead to a happier and healthier life.

    As far as motivation goes, I would suggest not doing the work from home. Head to a coffee shop or possibly invest in a co-working space! My sister pays for a co-working space and she has met a lot of her friends through there and has a place to go to work. It's nice because it gives you the community as if you were working at a company, but you still have that autonomy and freedom to spend your time however you want.