NEET is not only a lifestyle, but also a personality type.
He is a product of genetics, having a low clustering of dopamine receptors
which makes him numb to the stimuli of his environment, causing him
to become bored with it and disengage. This is the beginning of the NEET cycle.
1 -Become bored with the environment/world
2 -Disengage with it and do nothing
3 -Become depressed and try to reengage with the environment/world to alleviate depression (loop back to phase 1)
The cycle intensifies effect with each subsequent loop, and thus it is self-strengthening and becomes harder to break out of. The longer one stays in it, the harder he will have to work to get back to his normal level of functioning. In severe cases, depression becomes so bad that he may never recover and will spend the rest of his life in a state of non-being.
The key to avoid falling victim to this cycle is to raise the everyday baseline level of dopamine through hacks. Such hacks include: Post too long. Click here to view the full text.