Motivation is something you are not born with. You have to figure out if the things in life that someone is motivated about, will actually pay off. If it does not seem to pay off, then it might be better to put your motivational energy behind something that will pay off (emotionally, or financially).
Finding motivation can be difficult! But you must make tremendous effort to actually improve yourself and your situation. Did you catch what I said? You must try, which means you must make an effort even when you do not feel like doing so!! If you struggle with taking action, pay close attention to numero dos: