I Feel Like I Am Meant to Do Big Things

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    Buried Intelligence

    I'm 19 and I live in a small town in Alabama. Just the environment that I'm in makes me feel like there's so much more out there. I wake up feeling like I'm completely alone in the world because I can't relate to anyone around me. Everyone is so focused on themselves and on their...
    cluelessdouglas cluelessdouglas
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 30, 2013
    salmax99 salmax99
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 13, 2015

    After I read this I related on every was

    possible, I've felt this way since I'm really young. I know I'm meant for something bigger but I have no idea where to start, I love singing and acting and I've never really been as passionate or interested in any of the other careers I've heard of, my dad always says "oh you'll...
    Isafrances Isafrances
    13-15, F
    Feb 17, 2016

    Is it arrogance? Is it just some kind of

    awareness that EVERYONE is connected and we ALL take part in this ongoing, interconnected dance?
    polyphi polyphi
    36-40, M
    Jun 8, 2014

    A Purpose

    I have had very similar feelings to the ones mentioned here over the past 15 years or so. getting stronger every day, thought I was just crazy until I started looking around online and finding out that there are lots of people out there who feel the same way.  Also, like a few...
    007jm13 007jm13
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2011

    Meant To Do Great Things, Meant For Greatness.

    I am a 21 year old college student, Ever since i was a young boy i had never been "normal", although i was very bright, i often spent my time looking at the sky in my own head disconnected from reality. I often day dreamt about being a worrier or a superhero. I still do...
    camarenamd camarenamd
    2 Responses Jul 31, 2013

    I Think...

    Im meant to really help. I know im going to help someone in a big way. I want to do do much. Im starting my nursing studies. My main goal is to join doctors without borders.
    shellchocolate shellchocolate
    Mar 24, 2013

    I hope I don't sound like I'm bragging,

    but I know that I'm supposed to do something really big. Yes, I'm complaining about my life being too fast, about people forcing ideas on me. . . buy I believe its for a reason. like its preparing me for what I'm going to face. And I know that the only thing that can stop me is...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 26, 2015

    Struggling To Find My Purpose

    My whole life I always felt that I was created for a unique purpose or “chosen” to do something great. My mother couldn’t have children, her uterus was tilted. A man pulled out in front of her with his baby boy behind his seat, at 75mph she swerved and totaled the front...
    DreamFocusCreate DreamFocusCreate
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 19, 2011

    Strangest Canned Foods

    Canned Cheeseburger This delicious cheeseburger originates from Sweden. It is strange simply because of the pieces used to make the cheeseburger. I would be worried about the quality of the bread, cheese, and meat after getting this shipped across seas. For the price of $6...
    bohemiangroove bohemiangroove
    31-35, F
    Feb 25, 2012


    Ive always been a dreamer ever since pre-k ive had the habbit Of drifting off to where ever my imagination would take me more often than less I end up in times many years ago next to ceasar or napoleon and alexander Sharing there triump or putting myself in there place feeling...
    thevici thevici
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jun 5, 2012

    Save The World

    When I was little... about 7-10yrs old I would cry at night because I upset about third world countries. Throughout my life all I wanted to do was save the the world from starvation and war. But as I got older and was brought into the world of young adults I soon became depressed...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 2, 2013

    Petty co-workers Why do people seem to more

    focused in what your doing instead of their job?
    Mogolla Mogolla
    31-35, F
    Jan 22, 2014

    I feel like I'm going to grow up

    and become a model or a fashion designer... but I need some support.
    lollypop426 lollypop426
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 26, 2015

    Yes, I also feel exactly the same.

    Since I started dreaming about my future(since I was 10), I always had this intuition that I was born to do something big.. something special.. something that will change lives of all the people in this world. The thought which I dreamt was so big, that I am getting crushed by...
    manishgb manishgb
    26-30, M
    Apr 12, 2014

    I Feel Like Im Supposed To Do Something Amazing

    I am 24 years old I work and go to school but every single day I feel like i'm supposed to be doing something better. I feel like my path is heading nowhere and i'm just going to end up with that 9 to 5 job with a white picket fence house with a wife and two kids, the AMERICAN...
    ir0nm0nk3y ir0nm0nk3y
    22-25, M
    70 Responses May 20, 2011

    The Feeling In Your Gut That Says...

    I'm only a teenager, but i have always had this gut feeling that i am meant for something, even as a child i wanted to be something larger than life or something valuable to the world. i have been told numerous times that i have the potential for greatness or potential for...
    johndorian johndorian
    18-21, M
    6 Responses Feb 9, 2010

    I don't know how to explain it

    but sometimes for as long as I can remember get these feelings like the life I'm living isn't mine, I go through a period where I don't feel like my family is mine or my school is mine. It's hard to explain but I feel like I'm meant to do something else with my life, I'm not...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 13, 2015

    It'S Unexplainable

    I don't quite know exactly. I know I'm a little young to be posting about how I feel great about myself, but it's just this feeling. I feel like no sees or hears or feels what I do. I understand everyone is different, but I can't shake the feeling I'm more than everyone. I don't...
    lolcats8976 lolcats8976
    16-17, F
    2 Responses May 1, 2013

    So why is everything spiraling downwards?

    I'm out of money because I was scammed $1900 and because my boyfriend stole hundreds of dollars, I can't pay $370 to continue online school, I'm a month behind on bills, I can't seem to get a second job because jobs only want people in the evenings, my carpal tunnel is...
    Emsily Emsily
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 21, 2015

    I'm going to be a Marine,

    so happy I decided to take this big leap in life.
    Leader02 Leader02
    3 Responses Dec 20, 2013

    Officially Something

    All my life i feel i've been so blessed. everywhere i go im different in someway always in the lead of my friends. I love to sing i always see myself as that 4 yr old girl singing in mirror with a brush or in the store. An now grew into a young lady who can express herself in so...
    keyleeee keyleeee
    18-21, F
    Jun 21, 2013

    Sitting On A Log With A Sword In Hand...

    A woman once told me she sees great things coming from me, though what that means, I'm unsure. She saw my spirit sitting on a log, spinning a sword from its tip on the ground in front of me. My spirit told her that I was waiting for something, my Destiny, but I was unsure of...
    LysanderFremont LysanderFremont
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 20, 2011

    I Feel As If I'm Meant To Do Something Great

    Everyday for months on end now I feel as if I'm meant to do more in this life then what I'm doing now. As I sit and think the feeling grows over whelming. I get this annxious feeling like I need to be out there doing it but how can you do something that you don't even know what...
    unexplainedfeelings unexplainedfeelings
    18-21, F
    191 Responses Mar 13, 2011


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    someonespecialxxx someonespecialxxx
    Apr 16, 2011

    Everyone that is feeling this way should really

    check out the book Bringers of the Dawn.. I recently discovered it and it had really been helping me out a lot. There is also the full audio book free on YouTube. I hope it can help someone else too..
    NevadoLobo NevadoLobo
    1 Response Feb 27, 2016

    Yes, I feel the same way,

    ever since I was aware of my own thoughts. I was always good at everything I tried, but always gave up on it after some time, thinking that there must be simething better, newer, nore interesting then the current thing. I used to meditate before, and got to know a lot about...
    Chamster11 Chamster11
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 2, 2014

    I Don't Do Enough ='(

    I just don't do enough. Nowhere near. I feel so overwhelmed at times but I just don't have the skills and I don't know how to cope with not being able to do enough and I won't be able to do anywhere near enough, all I do is small things and hardly ever help much at all and I just...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Nov 8, 2009

    Probly vain, naive, and stupid

    but I spend a lot of time dreaming about the future. I'm so grateful that I'm pretty, and thin, and really ambitious, I feel like the reason things are so bad right now is because they are gonna be amazing in the near future if I just work at it... I can feel it... like...
    RnneKK RnneKK
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 10, 2015

    I feel the same. Everyone

    who feels this way they are meant to save someone to be a hero. Always try your best to help people never stop if you see someone about to get hit by a car plush them out of the way. You all are heroes you all can be but you have to take the time to help people.
    HeroesAreEverywhere HeroesAreEverywhere
    22-25, F
    Dec 28, 2015

    okay so this ones a biggie .

    in fact its the whole reason I found ep in the first place , but I've shied away from posting til my thoughts were a lil more concrete ..... so here goes. Its weird . I accept that life doesn't work the way we see in movies or on tv , but even accepting this , KNOWING this , to...
    dannybyanymeans dannybyanymeans
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 3, 2015

    for some reason i always have this feeling

    that something is more important than this' that i meant to do something big spiritually. ive always felt this way but i just cant shake it. i feel like out of the 99 percent there is just 1 percent that is meant for more i need someone to talk to. im the type of person to just...
    kadijahAlexus kadijahAlexus
    16-17, F
    Feb 2, 2016

    Sometimes I Do...i Feel Like I...

    Sometimes I do...I feel like I was put on earth to do something important.
    LiquidFire89 LiquidFire89
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 14, 2007

    I don't understand why we can't just accept

    people for what they are instead of classifying them as different. Why not just accept that they aren't the same who cares if they aren't the same as the General population because to them maybe your the different one. That's something we should all think about.
    Leader02 Leader02
    Dec 15, 2013

    Just a feeling I've always had.

    I've always doubted this feeling thinking it was just my imagination, but now that I'm older so many people tell me I'm destined to do great things maybe even change the world. I don't know if I should trust my intuition or not. The worst thing about this feeling is that I don't...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 25, 2015

    I'm Meant For More!

    My entire life, I've always felt like I was meant for greatness.  Its almost a spiritual feeling within me and it is extremely overwhelming at time.  I can't stop thinking about it sometimes and it is constantly coming up in my dreams.  I have may elements of my life that i...
    bbalnquen bbalnquen
    22-25, F
    165 Responses Mar 3, 2010

    A friend in university

    once said to me, "you know what everyone wants to do when they are done school? Make a difference." I brushed off his status quo comment and soon realized that if you are one of the fortunate ones to actually land a job, you are simply a number grinding away at work, day in...
    TheNewOldMe TheNewOldMe
    36-40, F
    Jul 1, 2015

    I have the same feeling in all honesty.

    its not like an ego boosting feeling like i should be important its more like i feel I'm meant for a purpose yet its like my brain is to primitive to comprehend what it is. like someone else previously stated "something beyond what is known to exist"
    spiritualjourney87 spiritualjourney87
    Jan 8, 2015

    I've had the same feeling

    since I was a little girl. I'm 16 now but mine feels more..supernatural if that makes sense. I can recognize the pattern in which things happen and I can sometimes see and know things before they happen and when they do, I can recognize it. There's a lot more too. But I just...
    DiamondK15 DiamondK15
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jul 30, 2014

    This post made me pretty emotional haha it's

    very refreshing to see how many other people share a common feeling of something big coming and it makes me so excited to think of how i could connect with so many mature people over this. I have similar stories to others that talk about pain and struggling in their earlier...
    sunevvenus sunevvenus
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 28, 2014

    Here Goes Nothing...

    well.. not exactly sure where to start so I guess I will just start by starting... And I apologize if I seem to be all over the place with my thoughts this is more of an outpouring I guess.... I have ALWAYS my whole life felt like I was meant to do something big... by big I'm...
    FAQs FAQs
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Sep 20, 2012

    I Don'T Know What I Should Do...

    Well, I have had this feeling since I can remember myself, I've allways been thinking I was meant to do something great in my life , but I have no idea what! I just want to help the world become a better place , but I don't know how and I don't even know if I am meant for this at...
    sparkydream sparkydream
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 20, 2013

    Years Go By Yet The Feeling Remains With No Answers Yet.

    I wrote a story on here about 2 or 3 years ago saying I had the feeling I was meant to do something great. Since then the feeling remains. I am glad to see that there are many like me who feels like this, but I still have this deep burning feeling within me. I've recently started...
    unexplainedfeelings unexplainedfeelings
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2013
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