I Am a Modern Hippie

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 354 People

    Earth Loving Tree Hugger

    Our Mother Earth is a beautiful creation. How many people take what it offers for granted? What is a hippie? Am I one? My mother told me a few days ago that I was not a hippie. By her definition hippies are lazy, dirty, and share physical love. Oh how that sounds so appealing...
    TreeHugginEarthLover TreeHugginEarthLover
    31-35, F
    Oct 3, 2013

    I believe that I am a hippie on the inside

    and outside its a fact a statement I'm a free willing person I love not hate! Why can't everyone just get along and love we're all the same and just get along
    HippieForever HippieForever
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    Go Hippies!

    I'm all for peace and no war, i wear tie dye, i'm a vegetarian, and i'm a huge john lennon fan. people call me a hippe and i consider it a compliment. haha.
    thegirlwithKaleidoscopeEyes thegirlwithKaleidoscopeEyes
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2008

    A Bigginer

    I am a teenager, from a small town, big city dreams and to much to say. It was not to long ago that I went on a cruise and I learned alot of myslef, coming back I kinda noticed how much of a modern day hippie I was already. I don't smoke, but I do see eyes to eye with the hippie...
    NeverScreamNever NeverScreamNever
    16-17, M
    Aug 31, 2010

    I Don'T Know Whether I'M A Hippie

    I consider myself radically anti-war in belief. I'm a very peaceful person.I'm a vegetarian, for the animals.I care about the environment.I sometimes admire the animals outside.It goes as far as that for me.
    MDenise MDenise
    31-35, F
    Apr 15, 2013

    The Last Hippie?

    Everyone calls me "Hippie" or "Earth Child" or "Jenny"(from Forrest Gump)and i love it! It fits.I'm a very mellow person and dont see the reason to bicker over petty things. I love trippy things and nature and music. My guitar (her name is Lunz) is my best friend. I'm a very...
    lynsiebrandon lynsiebrandon
    18-21, F
    Oct 27, 2011

    Realizing The Errors Of Humanity

    When I was in High School my plan was to enlist into the Marine Corps after graduation. My eyes were then opened to art and the beauty of Peace. Love was always a major part of my life, and now I realize why. There are two things I believe in now, and no it's not religion. I...
    weweatherholt weweatherholt
    Mar 28, 2011

    At Least I'm Not the Establishment

    I'm a vegan. I support Greenpeace and PETA. I believe in loving your fellow (wo)man, am against all the beurocracy and bullshit that make up most of our society, and fight for equality among everyone. So call me a hippie. I'll take it as a compliment.
    EmptyInside EmptyInside
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2007

    Life Has Changed But I'm Still A Hippie

    I was there At the end of the sixties when it all started. In the beginning it was as much the trappings (clothes, hair) and the drugs that seemed to embody it, but to me there was always a philosophy there as well. Peace, love, and understanding and a feeling of trying to make...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 21, 2012

    Being A Hippie Isn't A Bad Thing

    Today at school, my Environmental Science teacher spent the whole class ragging on hippies (of all teachers!). She was completely wrong, and it was very offensive. She was making them out to be terrible people, calling them lazy slobs. She needs to understand that "not showering...
    pristinewinterwinds pristinewinterwinds
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2013

    I'm Open To Hear Some New Opinions.

    Hello! I'm quite new to this, and I'd just like to get some new opinions on a few things. So if anyone has anything thy want to talk about or get off their chest, I'm here to talk!
    crispwinterwinds crispwinterwinds
    16-17, F
    Jan 7, 2013


    I was born in Springfield, Missouri in 1992. Now I'm 19 years old, with no permanent address, trying to calm my family about my aspirations. I don't know how to sum it up other than, I just want to be free. I'm planning to travel to Colorado to work on a friend's farm, and from...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Jul 13, 2012

    Sometimes Its A Lonely Path..,

    Sometimes I wonder what happened to all the hippies of days gone by. They swept into the world on the wings of song, bright colors, love, peace and freedom. Where are all those idealistic people who dreamed of changing the world? How did this perspective get lost? When I was a...
    Moonlightdreamer Moonlightdreamer
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2011

    Hippie For A New Generation.

    I am a pretty much your stereotypical hippie without the drugs.  Peace, Love and all of that.  I love being out in nature.  I have been active in social justice causes and volunteer at the Winnipeg Folk Festival every year.   Someone friends and I are even...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Mar 25, 2010

    If you were stranded on an island,

    what three things would you bring? I love asking this Q because the answers are never wrong, but it gives the observer an opportunity to see what's going on behind the persons thoughts. Most times I hear people name off objects to help them get back to the main land...
    redheadedmelly redheadedmelly
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Jul 28, 2015

    Time For This Hippie To Get Back To Her Roots

    Me and my husband are tired of the political rhetoric, and the challenges of living with the rules of the city. I am a master herbalist and I have been practicing for over ten years. We both wild craft the herbs in the woods and make medicines and other healthy stuff; I am also...
    yababy98632 yababy98632
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2012

    My idea of being a modern hippoe mostly

    consist of pacifism and respect towords others no matter what, drugs and stuff are optional. Well thats my idea of it anyway
    rehn65 rehn65
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2014

    Single Activist Women Looking For A Change And Adventure Come Join Our Hippie Or Hippy Commune

    I'm in the process of creating a mini planned community for the hippies at heart, if you are a single women that would interested in joining my vision to create change in this world please feel free to contact me on experience project or divinepolycouple@yahoo.com
    divinepolycouple divinepolycouple
    22-25, F
    Feb 6, 2011

    Making Art, Growing Hair...

    Making art,  growing hair! If you do it with the one you love, with the one you share everything you'll reach Haven!
    Yvan Yvan
    1 Response Jun 7, 2008

    Born to Love...

    Though I am probably younger than most of you at 21, I have always known that I was a hippie. Since a young age, I have had a deep belief in the powers of love, happiness, friendship, peace, nature, and music. My motto has always been "Everyday is the best day of...
    BeFree4Me BeFree4Me
    1 Response Jun 23, 2009

    Hippies Are Cool

    I think I would be insulting the hippie community if I called myself a hippie, but I do greatly admire hippies and their views and their lifestyle. You guys are awesome.
    SoakedInSoul SoakedInSoul
    1 Response Mar 21, 2008


    The thing about the Hippie Culture of the Sixties is that they challenged the way they found the world. Changes came in how people saw lesbians and gays, changes came in how people perceived many things taboo, like nudity in theatre. I am a modern hippie because I want to...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 31, 2013

    I Want To Study Religion, But I May Not Be Able To

    I know very well that I want to study world religions. I have started with Christianity, Buddhism, and Wicca. This doesn't settle well with my mother (her being raised as a Catholic). She knows that, spiritually, I have connected with the Wiccan way of life and thinking. My...
    pristinewinterwinds pristinewinterwinds
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2013

    Re: Modern Hippie

    I think I'm a modern hippie. Free love to all.  
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    Apr 30, 2008

    Peace. Love & Weed!

    I guess it runs in the family. My mother made a beautiful hippie in her time. She is now 63 and i would ask her how it was then compared to nowadays. I love the culture of the original hippies. The only thing is i shave, Lol i hate body hair, it makes me feel like Michael J fox...
    MissSpookiness MissSpookiness
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 11, 2012

    Warning i like Mary Jane

    but that does not mean I'm irresponsible with my son I do not smoke around him at all, I'm more relieved of stress if anything and it does not affect how I efficiently parent him. I am amazing at being his mom, I would never neglect the light of my life.💕 So just saying if...
    chantelliefay chantelliefay
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2015

    Am I The Only One Here?

    I live in a small town and 95% of the time I feel like I am the only rooted hippie here. I don't drink booze, I don't smoke cigarettes, I like to camp and have fires while listening to good music and just being one with nature. Oh where have the hippies gone. Sometimes I know I'm...
    TreeHugginEarthLover TreeHugginEarthLover
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2013

    Finding Friends

    Looking for like minded folks that are in southern wi
    TreeHugginEarthLover TreeHugginEarthLover
    31-35, F
    Oct 4, 2013

    Evolution of a Hippie

     It took some time for me to realize this, but I am a modern Hippie.  Let's see,  I am an IT industry drop out who only got there by accident.  I took a job as a tech writer to pay my way through graduate school.  But, as an industry that does not always...
    gdrtx gdrtx
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Feb 13, 2009


    It's so hard not to get that feeling. Like I'm in a room full of people and I don't even exist. I wish I were normal. I wish I were lovable. I look at other people around me and all I see is there magnetic personalities, and then there is me. I'm not even that interesting. I'm...
    Aksumite Aksumite
    18-21, F
    Aug 29, 2011

    I have a lot of trouble finding people like me

    around where I live. I feel like I was born in the wrong generation. I like to consider myself a modern-day hippy but I don't refer to myself as one when talking to people. I just love old 70s music and I really wish we could all find a way to end the war, I love nature and I...
    kaliintheskywithdiamonds kaliintheskywithdiamonds
    5 Responses Nov 1, 2014

    I am a pacifist. I like to get high sometimes.

    I don't support America being the world's police force. I like 60's and 70's music. I believe in peaceful protests. These are a few things that I think make me a modern hippie. I was born in 1970, so I don't have any personal recollection of hippies, but I am sure I would have...
    RaverFan RaverFan
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2014

    I wish to be free. To not feel judge

    or just not to care. I want to run wild barefoot. And wake up to the sunrise. I have friends but they don't understand me. I wish to be silly and laugh and dance around the fire... Is this like you or is this just me?
    oneflewover oneflewover
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 28, 2014

    When I Was A Younger Man

    Today is Feb. 26th a Sunday year 2012 I just spent the last two days at my buddies house we watched movies, went to Macdonalds, cleaned his found ,watched his frogs, sorted all his recycling, took his bottles back to get the refund and oh ya we spent two days wasted on acid. All...
    SpanishCastleMagic SpanishCastleMagic
    Feb 26, 2012

    I believe society needs to be classified

    as modern thinkers not western thinkers nor north or South, east thinkers. Modern today's society and beyond our compasities, but no need to be geniuses just modern.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 13, 2014

    Tree Hugger

    i care alot about the environment. i dont litter, not even cigarette butts, and i take active roles in helping clean up the areas that i go outdoors. i like to leave the campsite cleaner than it was when i found it.
    roqlimer roqlimer
    22-25, M
    Mar 6, 2012

    One Day

    One day today was that day. I thought i'd like to belong to a bigger larger more connected group of hippies. So i went to the net to expand. Then i found that in my area there is little on the net involving hippie gatherings. So on this day I'm attempting to build a group in...
    blakeAbassett blakeAbassett
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2010

    Only One Voice

    Im just an average woman from the Midwest...Kansas City, Missouri to be exact. I want to change the world & I know it will take me than just me. My parents generation was suppose to help us, but now it's up to us to make a difference so unlike our parents we won't leave a mess...
    bananacake88 bananacake88
    22-25, F
    Mar 23, 2011

    The concept of the universal love is still strong...

    I saw a documentary once about the evolution of the 'hippie' culture of the 60s. It suggested that the young people at the time were really part of a greater wave of enlightenment, spiritual/self awareness. They did smoke marijuana as an aid to understanding the things they were...
    sweetpepper sweetpepper
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jun 3, 2008

    Up the Hippies!! Do the Hippie Shake Shake!

    I think I might be a modern hippie because (a) I can't stop moving.  I have moved about twenty times and lived in about eight different countries in the past ten years; (b)  I am very left wing, and am prone to peace over dropping mortar on people in Afghanistan, for...
    Lahasa Lahasa
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jun 14, 2008
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