Updated: Jun 16
I hear so many people who are calling themselves lazy and who are very hard on themselves. This doesn't help change the situation.
Unless you'd want to hurt them, would you really say that to your good friend or loved ones? And if yes, did that make them feel motivated to change something in their life?
Sure you can try to challenge someone who you think is "lazy" and you would want to give them a nudge but bullying them wouldn't really work.
The same thing must be applied for YOU. Especially for you.
YOU ARE NOT LAZY. YOU JUST HAVEN'T FOUND WHAT YOU LOVE DOING or HOW TO LOVE DOING SOMETHING YOU ALREADY DO.
If someone hasn't found a passion or a purpose in life, they can feel like something is lacking. Something doesn't feel right, there's a hole. A lot of people feel like they are "lazy" because they haven't got that fire in their belly. They go about in life, do a job they do not like, come back home and there is... The "laziness".
Life can be much more difficult to live without a sense of purpose and a lot of people can struggle with daily tasks, such as doing the washing up, cleaning the house, walking the dog out, cooking and even having a shower.
And to avoid the chores, the hurt or to escape this sense of "laziness", boredom, people get into browsing the internet for hours, watching TV, eating mindlessly, playing games, gambling, drinking, smoking etc..
BE AWARE: This is a vicious circle but YOU CAN GET OUT. First, be aware of it. Then be aware more often, each day, every day. Remove yourself from any distraction little by little (less TV, internet, phone usage, eating etc..) and focus on the silence, let the force of the universe come to you. Create space. Meditate on your life. Part of you will resist that but don't listen to that part, just kick it in the nuts. It can be really hard but you need to practice until that space is always there for you to expand and reflect.
Learn how to enjoy your daily tasks without a need to finish them quickly to move on to the TV or the eating or whatever distraction/addiction is there for you. Come to those chores with an open mind and heart, take it as an opportunity to reflect.
You are NOT LAZY, just unmotivated and you haven't found what you are looking for. But once you do, you'll be flying off and enjoying your life much more than you use to.