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I always ask myself , why people never want to works , to me if i don't works i can go ta a depression
If you don't go to better in your life you are nothing for yourself/

I see a lot EXXP always found another thing to do and doesn't want works.

because the day i have a child i want to know how to make him at works/

 

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The body is naturally designed to stay at rest when you inactive, which is why it's hard to motivate yourself. It's a hang up from evolution. That's why it's easy to be inactive. When you aren't at rest, the opposite happens - momentum. You want to do more. it's why busy people get ever busier, and why inactive people keep on not doing very much. Pretty simple I think. Usually, finding the motivation to do one thing you love will spark the motivation to do more things. Like a domino effect.
 

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"Laziness" is nothing more than people not doing what you want/expect them to do. People don't do what you want/expect them to do because they are individuals with their own wants and needs (not necessarily your wants and needs). Rather than asking why others are lazy, perhaps you ought to ask why you project your wants, needs, and expectation onto others.

The body is naturally designed to stay at rest when you inactive, which is why it's hard to motivate yourself. It's a hang up from evolution. That's why it's easy to be inactive. When you aren't at rest, the opposite happens - momentum. You want to do more. it's why busy people get ever busier, and why inactive people keep on not doing very much. Pretty simple I think. Usually, finding the motivation to do one thing you love will spark the motivation to do more things. Like a domino effect.
Seems like you've got biology or psychology mixed up with physics. What you are describing sounds like inertia.
 

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Seems like you've got biology or psychology mixed up with physics. What you are describing sounds like inertia.
I am fine using the principle of inertia as an analogy but it doesn't make the underlying reasoning behind my words incorrect, I was just simplifying it so I didn't have to write a really long post and also to show the basic principle.

Humans are inherently lazy, which may be a trait left over from our ancestors’ days of conserving energy for the next hunt. Studies have found that even when we do choose to move, our bodies naturally do it in the most economical way possible - which is bad news for anyone trying to lose weight. So basically, humans are built to conserve and avoid exertion. This is where laziness comes from.

So where does motivation come from? One theory is that it begins with a physiological need that elicits a drive toward that will satisfy the original need. Or a more complete bio-psychological theory might be Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.

Once you consciously or subconsciously prove to yourself (correctly or incorrectly) that you are moving closely to meeting these needs that you have convinced yourself you need to meet, then it re-enforces the idea that you need to do more things to move closer to these goals - because you think they are working.

In other words, busy people believe they have seen the benefits are therefore are more inclined to do more tasks that are furthering the goals to meet these needs. It then becomes a habit and then they are even more likely to carry on being busier and busier. Whether their conscious and/or sub-conscious processes are correct in assuming they are getting closer is another matter.

Can't believe you made me explain all that.
 

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You are probably a conscientious person. Conscientious people tend to be hardworking and dedicated and have an impulse to spend their time working, when they don't, they feel bad about themselves and that causes them to be depressed.

But not everyone is conscientious, even though being conscientious is highly correlated with success (even more then IQ!), not being conscientious can have positive aspects too. Its personality. Look in to big 5 if you want to learn more about it:

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Nature in general takes the path of least resistance. That's why streams typically don't flow uphill. The same can be applied to people.
This.

The path of least resistance for humans is following instincts. ExxPs in my experience are hard working as ****. The thing is variety is king for extroverted perceivers and work in modern terms often means doing monotonous bullshit. Give an ExxP work where they have to constantly figure out what their next move will be and you will likely find yourself impressed with how hard at work we can be. Sports, performing arts, and sales are among the lines of work that get me motivated. Even with regard to acting, being allowed to go off script vs having to read lines makes a massive difference.
 

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I had an INTP friend wondering the same thing. Its because people can have fun and live in so many different and more bearable ways than work. My guess is most likely that everyone who has friends (especially good ones) no matter how much he cares for work he still is going to prefer spending time with them.
Of course not working could also mean that you lack interest for that specific work or you dont care about achievemnts and career.
You need to be able to do both.
 

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Because they can do nothing and still survive. They have no incentive to do any work.

Their survival is no longer their responsibility.
 

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I consider myself lazy
I do as little work as possible
I do just enough and no more
If I am paid to work until 18:00, I leave work at 18:00 and not a minute later
I have a life beyond work
I don't play the “lets see who can work the most overtime for free” game
I have had a successful career
I have qualifications coming out of my ears
Being lazy is good for the soul
you have time to reflect on life
Being called Lazy is more about the other person wanting you to do more
I refuse to work harder just because someone tells me to
The Japanese have a word for death by overwork “Karoshi”
Its odd that no other culture has a word for death by over working
We in the west just die of over working and we cannot even say how we died
It is not my intention to die for over work
Vive la Lazy
 

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You're asking why we don't enjoy being obediant little wage slaves? I didn't choose the wage slave life, the wage slave life chose me the day I was born. I'll feel bad for your kid. A better question I have for you is why you don't value your own free time? That's true wage slavery right there, when you become overwhelmed and depressed by your own sense of freedom.
 
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