12 Tips to Get Motivated When You’re Stuck in a Life Rut

Don’t worry: It’s only a temporary rut.

It’s common to look at unproductive people and just call them lazy. After all, we all know what laziness “looks” like. We’ve been lazy ourselves, but it’s been a temporary, short-lived condition, and we move on to pursue our goals and dreams with plenty of determination.

But what happens when we lose that determination, and why do we lose it? Have we become one of the “lazy” people we’ve been so quick to condemn in the past? Or has fear taken over and stopped us dead in our tracks?

Fear and laziness are actually often related — one is an emotion and one is a behaviour, and our emotions control our behaviours. These are the kinds of reflections and questions, among others, that must be analyzed and answered.

One truth that will never change is this: We will always find time to do the things we really want to do. If you aren’t finding the time to do the things that will achieve the goals and dreams you have set, here are some things that will help you.