I really want to be more positive about myself and to finish what I start.
(Plus the usual lose weight, run better, drink less booze)
What motivates people to change themself is what I'm interested in.
Dissatisfaction with your lot?
To be happier?
To get out of a rut?
To get out of the current rut
Be more selective about work I take temping wise one job literally bored me stupid last year and the moew bored I am the worse financial decisions I make
Find the will power to carry on the enforced reduction in crap and alcohol comsumption that has caused my wasitline to shrink and health to improve when I am earning again
Embrace the new career coaching stuff I have been referred to
Sell the friggin house so I can let go of the last remnants of teh millstone that was my family
Accept compliments with a lot more grace than I currently do and start beleiving them
JJ - what motivates folk to change?
Thinking aloud here - to move on, to progress to develop in some way.I did the same job for 3 years, giving up the thing that I loved most (art) and took up running - good escapism but nothing more than that for me. I prefer swimming. My long term goal was always to do an MA, I can't do that if I'm not doing any art.
My goals for 2011 are to get back on track. I'd love to lose weight and grow another 2".
When I don't have a job I want one and when I have a job I don't want it. I like doing bits and pieces, temp work suits me. I decided a long time ago not to work full time, now I think not to work split shifts again. They ruin your day.
Maddy. wrote (see)
Couldn't agree more. I've recently started worrying about whether I ever said 'thankyou' when I've received a trophy or medal at a race - I'm still gobsmacked but I must remember my manners - I feel embarrassed for grinning like a big Cheshire cat!
loose the excess fat.
OK, being realistic, loose some of the excess fat
I want to be more organised. I have loads of time that I waste doing non-productive stuff that doesn't even entertain me. So this year I want to actually put some of that time to good use.
I'm good at putting things off, and I am going to try to do that less. In fact, you have already inspired me to actually get the ball rolling with cavity wall insulation and new double glazing, that I have been talking about doing for at least three years!
My procrastination also applies to small things. I will go for a run when I say I will and not two hours later. I will put the washing on and do the ironing in a timely manner. And I will get those small horrible jobs done at work that I ahve been putting off for months.
Oh yes and I will abdicate my crown as queen of the slutterns
My bedroom is tidy and although it freaked me out at first I am now enjoying being able to roll out of bed and wander around barefoot without thinking or worrying about what I might tread on
Deadlines I am good at. It's the things that don't have deadlines that let me down. So I can never have people round because the house is a state, I never have anything to wear because it is all dirty, I can't cook for anyone because I don't know what food (if any) I have in the house.
I've been putting off getting my car repaired since it was smashed into in September (minor damage so no point in claiming on the insurance), I need to book hotels for various things before they all fill up, and I haven't had a holiday in 6 years because I don't have time to plan one!
But I have time to spend hours on t'internet.
lacebylady wrote :
Beat this depression
I know that feeling, would love to beat mine but think I need a little more time for that.
I'd love to be more motivated and I just don't know what is going to get me going - odd I know but hey, a running buddy could be helpful but haven't been able to find one yet.
I'm far from perfect but would like to like myself and feel I have some worth, onwards and upwards, don't think I can get much lower...
Sex would be good too, if I can find any
Supercaz - I am with you on the not letting people in the house due to its state - I usually manage to wash clothes though. I don't cook for people because that would mean letting them in the house
I have a tiny house, you'd think it would be easy to keep tidy. I just have nowhere to put all the stuff I've got so it lives on the floor.
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