Finding the Motivation to Keep Going is Hard
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Finding The Motivation To Keep Going Is Hard

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Finding The Motivation To Keep Going Is Hard

Life gets hard and it gets messy. There's no way around it. Sometimes, those moments when it all gets to be too much are the moments that cause our downfall. It feels like you'll never come up from that. Isn't it crazy to think everyone goes through that at some point, or points, in their lives?

Life isn't easier or better for anyone. Everyone goes through situations of similar difficulty, but it's what keeps us human. Some days, waking up is too hard to do. Why keep going and doing the same old boring routine? When everything begins to lose value, what is the point in continuing anymore? Once things begin to lose value, you begin to lose motivation too.

So how is it that some days, you feel like you're on top of the world? That life couldn't get better than the euphoria you feel sometimes? How do you manage to find those little bits of motivation? A lot of times, it's already inside you. For every part of yourself that you lose, another part of yourself yearns for that part back. And it tries to bring it back. Deep down, your body wants what's best for you, even when it seems to betray you most times.

That's life once again playing its games. How do you keep going when life sits on your chest and you feel like you can't breathe anymore? It's because you're strong. You have to remind yourself of that. If you've made it this far in your life, you're strong and you're so lucky. Most people give up but your existence, as of right now, is proof you haven't given up. It's proof that you still have motivation inside of you.

Depression and anxiety and PTSD and every other threat to life finds so many ways to destroy every fiber of your being, yet here you are. You being here is a sign that you overcame everything you've been through. That's amazing and something to be proud of. Even when you feel weak or like you don't deserve to be here, there's a reason you are. And no one knows the reason, but that's the point. You need to keep going to find that reason.

It's difficult to think that there's a reason why you're here when you feel that you've done nothing with your life, but you have. You've gathered all of these experiences that have shaped who you are. You are all the good and the bad you've experienced. You are the lessons you've learned and the memories you've created.

Life doesn't change. Don't ever think you can control it because life will do what it does, but it's not all bad things. Life is messy but it's beautiful. Life is tears but also laughter. Life is death but also memories. Life is difficult but it's rewarding. You can't determine what life does to you, but you can determine what you get from it. That's why it's important to keep going.

Prove to life that it can't tear you down. There's promise and triumph on the other side. Wouldn't you rather live a life where at the end, you say, "I can't believe I did that," instead of "I wish I had done that."

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