Curious Saturday: Why does motivation seem so fickle? And what even is it in the first place?

February 03, 2024
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Curious Saturday: Why does motivation seem so fickle? And what even is it in the first place?

Motivation, a complex phenomenon, has always intrigued us. Defined by psychologists as the desire or impetus to initiate and sustain a specific behavior, it’s the fuel that propels us forward. Yet, it can be frustratingly elusive. Even when we possess a deep passion for a goal or hobby, summoning the motivation to act upon it can prove challenging. So, why does motivation play hide and seek with us?

https://www.ted.com/talks/ted_ed_how_to_get_motivated_even_when_you_don_t_feel_like_it

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