Lots of things can make people feel unmotivated. When you feel this way and have little or no passion for life, we call it apathy. Apathy can arise from serious medical conditions, but most of us experience it as part of normal life from time to time. When it becomes frequent and bothersome, we definitely need to seek support.


Ways You Might Feel

  • Disinterested in family, friends, job and life
  • Little interest in addressing personal problems or concerns
  • Hopeless
  • Guilty
  • Lack of enthusiasm/ enjoyment
  • Depressed
  • Like life doesn’t mean anything
  • Lost sense of humor or ability to laugh
  • Lonely

Ways You Might Behave

  • Lethargic
  • Negative
  • Reluctant to join in, participate
  • Unable to make decisions
  • Avoiding situations that require effort
  • Avoiding exercise
  • Social withdrawal
  • Disinterested in news, current events
  • Avoiding conversation
  • Procrastinating
  • Not laughing at things others find humorous

Physical Symptoms You May Feel

  • Fatigue
  • Desire to sleep more often than normal
  • Physical deterioration
  • Muscle loss
  • Burning sensations & muscle fatigue
  • Energy deprived
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Micro-sleeping

If you feel like some of these symptoms describe you and you know they are not the result of sickness, medication side effects or a serious health problem, LA’s best integrative health coach, Derek Opperman, may be able to help you. Take this short pre-qualification evaluation to see if he is a good fit to help you end stressful patterns and find relief.