Motivation is one of the biggest dream-killers in existence. It's right up there with fear of failure, procrastination, and Netflix. That's why motivational videos on YouTube get millions of hits while the people watching them go through the motions. And why so few live with purpose and intent.
Just fuckin' start
I fell head first onto the concrete. It was ugly, painful, and (lucky for my face) metaphorical. This educational fall determined how I'd live the next four years of my life - working a 9 to 5, slowly sinking into an existential abyss of my own making. Every time the alarm rang and I didn't feel like getting up, was a painful reminder I had failed at making it on my own. It was a tough pill to swallow. Barrels of coffee and the occasional energy drink I consumed helped me stay awake through the toughest of times, but there was nothing that could help with the growing frustration. There I was - trapped once again. I had to get away.