Apathy. Midterm boredom. I hate when I get this way - it's always a bad sign for things to come. The semester is only halfway complete, I feel like I have a ton to do, and I keep trying to find ways to put it all off (like posting here). The worst way to deal with this problem - for nerds like me - is to think. I'll start with the word, "Apathy," and then begin to break it down, hoping that the intellectual stimulus will help me begin to feel motivated. I'll give you an example:
Me: "Hmmm. Apathy... Apathy... apathetic - a pathetic - pathos - Apathy is a pathos, meaning "without feeling." This sure sounds like me. So, how do I begin to gain feeling? I could ...
Other People: "Shut up."
See what I mean?