Inertia and Motivation

In my life, I’ve experienced many highs and lows. I’ve been discouraged so many times and I’ve been hurt too- to the point where I’ve left myself in a state of inertia.


inertia (n)
(courtesy of Merriam-Webster)

: lack of movement or activity especially when movement or activity is wanted or needed
: a feeling of not having the energy or desire that is needed to move, change, etc.


Inertia is a form of paralysis. It’s that sickening feeling of getting stuck at something and not having the will to push through with that certain field anymore. It’s that “Oh, why even bother?” feeling. According to SARK, here are some signs that show you’re in a state of inertia: quitting, hiding, feeling frozen and unable to do anything.


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