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Topic: Kind of motivated but not really

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  1. Aaroninaus0
    Aaroninaus0 avatar
    2 posts
    25 February 2020

    Hey guys,

    Thinking about going to the doctors to seek a mental health treatment plan because for the longest time I’ve felt very lost. It’s like I’m motivated to do something then it gets too hard or too much work.

    I’m generally a positive type of person but I just can’t handle this normal life. What I mean by that is staying in the same place with the same people working the same jobs, I’m extremely confused how anyone does it. Seems like it causes me to be extremely unsatisfied with life and have no energy.

    I go on holidays sand my energy is at all time highs and I just want to go do anything and everything but back hope the opposite. So I thought saving up and going on a backpacking journey may be fun and allow me to just live how I please but then I’m concerned that I will get over there and just start feeling bad again.

    I guess I’m just wanting to speak to someone that feels sort of like this because I’ve had this for years and can’t take it anymore I want to live my life not be trapped in this state of mind anymore.

    Thank you.

    Aaron, Brisbane

  2. alsatianwolf
    alsatianwolf avatar
    12 posts
    25 February 2020 in reply to Aaroninaus0

    Hey Aaron,

    I'm no expert but I just wanted to share my experience. I recently went overseas (Europe) for 3 weeks and it was the most mind-blowing experience of my life. It refreshed my whole negative mindset and opened my eyes to how many opportunities there truly are in this world. Maybe you need to go on a Contiki trip just as I did. Find something you're passionate about and chase it across the globe if you need to. Maybe a career involving the outdoors. "If you love your job, you never have to work a day in your life" - my fave quote :)

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