For more then a year now I have been faced with this crippling inability to take action in my life and do the things I feel I should be doing in order to be truly happy. I have a belief that action should be inspired and come naturally and that if I do not feel the inspiration or drive to act then I am not meant to be doing something, so I only take action when it is inspired. (or when there is some compelling force and I HAVE to take action to avoid a negative consequence or to meet a basic requirement of life) The problem is that I see so many things I feel I should be doing, and if I was doing them I think I would be happier, but there is no drive or motivation to do them. I feel like I should not have to force myself to do things...it should come from a natural place and be inspired and should enjoy the action when I take it. I WANT to be more active and proactive and accomplish more in my day to day life but I feel immobilized and instead of taking the desired actions I only do the bare minimum that I need to function and spend the rest of the time engaged in self help research, reading spiritual books, listening to music and working on personal growth and trying to figure out just what needs to happen for me to gain the inspiration and motivation to live the way I want to live. I feel very stuck. Why can't I just do the things I know I should be doing?