I Have a Restless Spirit

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    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


    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

    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
    3 Responses Aug 8, 2013

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 7, 2015


    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

    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

    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

    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

    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


     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


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

    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
    14 Responses May 19, 2008

    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
    Dec 18, 2012

    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
    2 Responses Jun 6, 2011

    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

    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

    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
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2012

    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


    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
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2008

    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

    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

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    Mar 29, 2014

    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


    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

    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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