Lack of motivation is a key symptom of depression. Although depression has many causes we can’t control, we can certainly learn to help ourselves.
A decision is an intervention into your own future. You can help your own decision-making ability by knowing your territory, and by knowing your priorities.
Humans are, in part, built to resist change. To overcome procrastination, and make changes in our life, we need to learn to work wisely with these natural tendencies.
We all want to make changes in our lives. But we often stay in the ‘wish’ zone. We can take things further by diarising our next action.
When you want to make a positive change in your life, take time to define your current state, define your desired state, and specify exactly what step you are taking now to make progress.
We can achieve s temporary sense of peace and meaning by conforming to our society, and by setting goals. But we can find far deeper peace and meaning by working on acceptance and understanding.