Are You Facing Lack of Motivation?

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Are You Facing Lack of Motivation?

Are you feeling unmotivated? Are you unable to get out of bed in the morning with a sense of purpose? Do your goals seem to be drifting further away from you?

When it comes to the source of your ambition, a range of internal and external forces are often at play. When people are internally motivated, they tend to do things because they truly enjoy it, on the other hand, when they are externally motivated, they rely on praise, status, money or accolades. 

Friends, family, work or society can influence our goals and impact our motivation levels to a large extent however, it is more fulfilling to be driven by intrinsic motivation as it leads to greater success.

The lack of motivation is essentially a lack of passion where the person has no goals, desires, or willingness to work. It usually has deeper psychological problems and could have some elements of depression.

Signs and symptoms of lack of motivation:

  • You’re easily overwhelmed
  • You have no idea what you want
  • You lose control of your physical health
  • Lacking motivation has become part of your identity
  • You procrastinate all the time
  • You lack ambition
  • You favour motivation over habits
  • You feel lost

Who is this Quiz for? 

Self-care activities, new inspirations and environments can improve energy levels and reduce stress, which can make it easier to find motivation. If the lack of motivation persists, it may be beneficial to seek the help of a licensed professional. A mental health professional can help you identify the underlying causes of your lack of motivation and provide strategies and support to overcome it.

Is this Quiz Accurate? 

This is NOT a professional psychiatric diagnosis. This is only a self-assessment quiz to help people figure out whether they need to speak with a professional or consult a psychiatrist. Our licensed mental health professionals can help you determine the next best steps for you.

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