Do you ever go through periods of apathy with your work, your passions? An unexpected, ill fitting apathy--the kind that occupies most hours. It's somewhere at the intersection of burn out and confusion.
I know a lot of people say that feeling "uninspired" or "out of it" is an excuse, a refusal to try harder. But, you know, it's possible for a sentiment to come over you as an uncontrollable force, like the weather.
This post isn't meant to be depressing (as I'm not depressed) but merely realistic. Does everyone sometimes deal with a common sort of blah that's often stifled in society?
I've found that novelty helps. So does:
Talking about it.
And not talking about it.
Reading quotes while sipping coffee.
A lot of coffee.
Friends who don't give you a choice but fun--uncomplicated, irrational fun.
Celebrating the choices and victories of others.