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Where is my motivation?

I cannot seem to get anything done. Housework, laundry, showers amongst other things. I know part is because I never feel good enough, and some is anxiety (it is less stressful just to watch TV). I’m looking for any tricks, strategies, ideas or miracles to get myself going. Even if it only one thing a day (and celebrate it instead of putting myself down for lack of momentum). I want to fight this but am daily unsuccessful unless someone is coming over and I then rush to hide stuff and clean. What has helped you to get things moving? #Motivation #frozenbyanxiety #Cleaninghouseissues #self -criticism


I need help from one of you super organized and “go do it” Supermoms, to make me get my shit done!! #Momspiration #Spiraling #Adhdinwomen #messedup

Recently, I’ve been feeling like I’m spiraling downwards. I’ve been pushing off, important things I need to do, I’ve been making excuses for everything, and my mood is like a tornado, never to know where it will lead me. It’s been extremely stressful these last few months. I need to plan a wedding, in my home country of Germany, with my fiancé, that’s Italian-American with dual citizenship. And let me tell you, I’ve never hated German bureaucracy more in my goddamn fucking life. From horrible opening hours to, OHHH we’re not open on Mondays or weekends. I also should clean up my apartment, which by the way, I haven’t done in weeks. And then, there’s the big clock ticking over my head, that I need to empty out my home by mid April. So I’m running out of time, and my motivation is nowhere to be found. Giving up is not an option, I can’t let my fucked up head, and my unmotivated ass, get the best of me. I know I can do all of this, I did if before! I’ve packed up my whole life, and moved across the Atlantic before, so why shouldn’t I be able to do it now?! It’s just another move, just another episode of my head, not agreeing with my responsibilities, just another way, my ADHD is testing its limits. But I didn’t come this far, to just give in to it now. I’ve fought before and I’ll fight again this time.
I know I’m not the only one here, to have these problems. Hell, all you moms out there are superheroes to me, with your organization, planning, and executing of all the things you have to manage daily. So can we make a deal for just right now, and you’ll be my mom for a second, and you tell me how to get my head out of my ass, and get my shit done! Pretty please with a cherry on top? #needhelp #Unmotivatedperfectionist #stressmanagement #Anxiety #movingout #Cleaninghouseissues

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Needing motivation. #CheckInWithMe #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDepression

I've been pretty down, and so thought rearranging my furniture would help. I made a big mess even messier, and ran out of steam. Now my cat sat on me, so that gives me another excuse not to move. #Cleaninghouseissues #Cleaning


How do you clean your home and keep it clean?

My apartment is always a disaster. I have clothes laying everywhere, garbage piling up, dishes piling up. It smells terrible. Yet it’s so hard for me to clean up. Once I do clean it, which is mostly my mom helping me clean (she lives far away though), I’m not able to take the steps to keep it clean. I try just focusing on one thing to clean, but it still is overwhelming to me. It’s embarrassing. I really need help with this. #Depression #Anxiety #Cleaninghouseissues #Motivation


Depression affecting my work

I work from home. I’m doing what I love, making and selling art, but the real reason I work at home is because I have extreme social anxiety and depression. I am ALWAYS exhausted no matter how much or how little sleep I get. The Christmas rush was insane and I spent at least ten hours a day in my office for two months. Much of that I was incredibly tired, stressed, and crying all the time. Especially because that’s when I found out my sweet wonderful 14 year old cat has cancer. Now I can’t bring myself to clean up the mess that has accumulated in there and continue working. All I want to do when I enter that room is cry my eyes out. So nothing is getting done and I feel like a huge waste and a failure. #Work #Crybaby #Depression #Anxiety #Cleaninghouseissues


Also, something small

I would like to work on cleaning my bedroom for no more than twenty minutes each day. If I have cleaned my bedroom, I can move on to the bathroom.
#52SmallThings #Cleaninghouseissues #reforminghoarder


Cleaning house troubles

I have chronic back pain for 9 years now and cleaning my house and keeping up with it is a huge challenge and brings me anxiety and pain!! I am completely overwhelmed by my house and feel like their is so much I need to do!! I know doing one thing at a time is good!! Plan on getting it cleaned this weekend!! I can’t deal anymore!! I feel alone in my pain and anxiety!! Little things that people without pain do ..are a big deal to me!! #Cleaninghouseissues #BackPain #Anxiety #Stress