That moment when you get home and open the freezer and realize that your brother ate the last burrito even though you had been thinking about eating that burrito all day because you saw picture of a burrito on tumblr at work and you’re the one who bought that burrito in the first place.
The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation.
For me, I am driven by two main philosophies, know more today about the world than I knew yesterday. And lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.