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I Have a Restless Spirit

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    The Restless Times.

    There's a restlessness that lives in me, and it asks 'what are you striving for, who are you pining for, why are you trying so hard!' And I just lie there and chant 'I don't know, I don't know, I don't know'...until sleep overwhelms me. At times I have the persistent, niggling...
    EmeraldFalls EmeraldFalls 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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    Window

    I can't focus on one thing if there's no need.  And if I do, my mind is still roaming to see the picture from as much sides as possible.  I have a restless spirit indeed.  It was an asset mostly because it's a great tool to fix problems.  When there's...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    Lol..

    I'ts not like its in my name or anything, what do you think?
    RestlessM1nd RestlessM1nd 22-25, M Aug 20, 2012

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    Extremely

    It is very energetic and strives on change. It embraces anything that is new and tends to not like to stand too still for too long. It embraces what is around it and often in is conflict with my mind.  My spirit is all embracing, positive and loving, my mind often steps in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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    Free

    I am, and always have been a free spirit trapped in a human body. I feel often as though there is too much of me to live in this small cell of skin and bone. I often moved as a young kid, which i think attributed to my nomad spirit. I will more than likely always a person on the...
    almostnotquitenormal almostnotquitenormal 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 3, 2011

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    Cant Think Of A Title..too Restless

    I have 2 more days before exams are over, until winter break begins. And let me tell you, I want to get out of here! I've been fidgety and cant seem to sit still for even one second which doesnt really help me study...which i should be doing right now. But I'm so excited! I'm...
    churrosgurl churrosgurl 16-17 Dec 18, 2012

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    Lonely Wanderer

    Sometimes I like my free spirit. I get very excited about things and love and thoroughly appreciate life experience. A lot of the time though, it gets lonely being too much of a free spirit for stability. I have a hard time being tied down to anything because it seems like...
    imwiththeband420 imwiththeband420 22-25 2 Responses Jun 6, 2011

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    Always On The Run

    I am very determined in everything that I do. Once I nearly reached a goal another one pops up in my head. And I cant stop unless I reach these goals. Most people dont understand my drive and the reason why I change countries and jobs, why I can not build something in one place...
    serenada serenada 31-35, F Jul 21, 2012

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    Restless,

     I enjoy change, when things are the same for to long it makes me nervous and I usually have to change something. I like learning new things and experimenting with different ideas when I can.
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    Ever Feel

    Ever feel like you are supposed to be doing something else. Like you are doing something now but its not what you are supposed to be doing. You are in the wrong place You are not doing the destined thing you are supposed to be doing Something is missing Life is perfect, but...
    ZyraBlue ZyraBlue 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2013

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    I'm never happy. I mean yea I'm happy,

    but after awhile I get bored and have to entertain myself somehow else. I have a million different thing a going on in my mind, and I am in a constant battle between keeping myself and my future safe, and taking risks and living life.
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Mar 29, 2014

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    So Very Restless..

    I don't know what the hell is with me lately.. the last couple months or so, I have been so damn restless. I suppose some of it is that my summer was not really much of a summer. I usually go out and do things ..take pictures, go on roadtrips through the countryside.. county...
    MissBehaviour MissBehaviour 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    Romania

    My nephew came to me scrared to death, his wife who now is a doctor ...Had to go home to Romania to finish school. He was afraid to go and the family scaring him more! I am the one who wanders! I told him it was a once in a life time thing go! Think of it as a wonderful...
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2007

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    There Has To Be More To Life

     I am always wondering and thinking that there is more to life then what's around me, more that I could be doing, more things to fill my day however no matter how much I think about it I never act on it. I always have an itch and a desire to go out and do something but I can...
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    The Next Adventure

    I'm always looking, searching, dreaming for the next thing. I get bored easy. I guess being artistic, it might come with the territory, but I'll start one project and immediately start looking ahead to the next. I finish what I start and enjoy it, but the rush, the excitement...
    1nourmindseye 1nourmindseye 31-35, M 5 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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    I Feel Very Restless At Times When I Write Down Something.

    I feel very restless at times when I write something.There is sudden rush of emotions. I am overpowered by my emotions. Writing is not a release for me in these times. I don't feel at peace with myself .
    VioletOly VioletOly 26-30, F Jul 14, 2012

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    To a Seven Year Old, Life Was Senseless...

    The first time I really realized that I was not conformed to this world was at the age of 7. I was obsessed with watching the news and history class. I daydreamed of being stranded on an island somewhere, kinda like Gilligan and his friends. I had a rather unstable childhood and...
    nickithink nickithink 26-30, M Jul 2, 2009

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    I'm Pretty Restless

    for the next apocalypse. for the next stage of my life. for the next stage of existance. for surgery. for many things. Sometimes all I want is to be able to rise up out of my body without going to sleep. i really can't wait for the next stage in life on this planet
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    Restless.. Its the nature of my spirit,

    sometimes I feel like there's so much of me its difficult to keep it bottled up in this physical form, sometimes it feels as if part of me is lost and I feel as if I wander so much looking for it, even though my quest at times feels hopeless and with that weight I cary around...
    summerdaniella summerdaniella 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 29, 2014

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    That's Me

    It's the "Tiger" in me. The Chinese say that it is very difficult to have a daughter born under the sign of Tiger. They are hard to marry off. Too aggressive. I agree.
    lilyofthenile lilyofthenile 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    Time to Travel

    Well, the court case is over so its time to travel and spend some money.   I want to go back to Australia and maybe do a stop-over.  Its funny but I keep having recurring dreams about going to Australia; the last one was I forgot to take out a visa.  Then I...
    Bluegrass Bluegrass 46-50, F 15 Responses May 19, 2008

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    Life Must Have Challenges

    Most of my life I have problems, and think is because I have never just settled.  I have never been satisfied with a road in life that is mundane and ordinary.  I cannot tolerate repitition in life and love a good challenge.  I feel this has contributed to many of...
    againstthewind againstthewind 61-65, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2007

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    This Is How I Feel Right Now.

    For some reason I have always been restless, can't sleep properly and nothing seems to satisfy me. My feeling at the moment are conveyed by this good old song - Rolling Stones - Satisfaction (I Can't Get No) Lyrics I can't get no satisfaction I can't get no satisfaction 'Cause...
    SeekingEternalBliss SeekingEternalBliss 31-35, M 6 Responses May 17, 2011

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    I wish I knew what I was searching for.

    I feel like I'm aimlessly wanting some unknown thing. What is missing? I love my life, I am lucky, I am gifted with amazing loved ones, yet I still feel incomplete. Should I force contentment on myself? Or should I continue to try and find the missing piece? Should I follow...
    reenab29 reenab29 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Elusory

    Something is wrong. Not that everything is right... I only make it better Each day. But something is hovering me Like the plague of darkness. Okay Perhaps that's a bit morbid I have that inherent ability  To over think And lead me in a maze  Within my exaggerated...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2012

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    Restless In Boston

    Like a lot of you, I feel as if I am a restless spirit trying to find where he belongs in this vast world. I have moved from town to town and state to state trying to find my "calling" or "my place in this world" only to feel bored, alone (even with friends and acquaintances...
    lostsoulinboston lostsoulinboston 36-40 2 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    I have been pacing my house like a caged animal, unsure of what I need. What gives me great pleasure and fills my life with joy? Wanderlust. Pure and simple. It is killing my...
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    When I ask these questions to people I usually get the same response “if you want to be spiritually awakened/enlightened all you have to do is believe in God and read the bible...
    DrewXLove DrewXLove 22-25, F Feb 21

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    I'm trying to at least. I feel as if I am in a spiritual wheelchair. I was raised catholic but never understood it. I found Wicca, and Hinduism. All I want to do is become...
    DrewXLove DrewXLove 22-25, F Feb 10

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    Ever since yesterday, I've been feeling that I've possessed by a Spirit just like last time. I thought that after being send to a Faith Healer and they'll use Tawas (The one you...
    akfrancheska akfrancheska 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    This so called sleep paralysis, is what the doctors and scientists say because they them selfs don't know what it is. And they say its all got to do with so called rem sleep? And...
    ashleymendes55 ashleymendes55 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I have had a few experiences in my life. Recently, a friend told me his mom died so I tuned into her and got the letter V loud and clear in her name. Also that her name ending in...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    BlueRoseNeko BlueRoseNeko 16-17, F Feb 7

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    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Feb 12

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    I've read nearly everywhere that if spirits are near, they make the room colder. Well, on Thursday night, I was watching a video when my cheek started to heat up. There was nothing...
    Myrashaal Myrashaal 16-17, F Feb 21

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    I'd like to share the first time I realized I was claircognizant, and I read later that claircognizant are individuals that hav e a knowing and are given visions of our own...
    turcos333 turcos333 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I don't know why this experience is just "I believe in God but not religion!" God is in only three religions. You're religious. At any rate, spiritual to me is believing in the...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 23

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    People think that just because I love clothes and doing things that make me feel good about myself that disqualifies me from being a free-spirit. But I don't believe that's true...
    soulfreedom soulfreedom 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I graduated The Hogwarts School of Wizardry at 12. I was a 4th year student when Harry Potter joined. I moved on to begin my training as a Jedi at 13 but of course the Jedi council...
    Phaethon Phaethon 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It took a while but I was diagnosed with ADHD-PI, a variant missing the trademark restlessness. The PI means 'predominantly inattentive' and means I struggle to hold focus and find...
    iou1soul iou1soul 22-25, M Feb 5

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    When I was a teenager, I never knew I had this disorder. If I had know, I would probably have avoided driving. With this disability, my mind is almost always restlessly wondering...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M Feb 14

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    I thought I would have to wait another week because he didn't get a phone call yesterday but I was surprised with one today! I missed his voice so much and I'm so ready for March...
    AnnaBrke1 AnnaBrke1 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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