Motivation is a crazy thing, but is needed sometimes for change. It kicks in sometimes when change is REALLY scary. Being someone with OCD, I find it scary to take tax info to the tax place every April. So I wait until the last minute. When I wait too long, the tax deadline arrives and I have no choice. So the motivation gets me moving to get what needs to be done. A real sign of strengh is to do what is scary because it has to be done and not just because a deadline is approaching.