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I Have a Restless Spirit

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    God don't hold me to the things I say to my

    mother! Whenever I speak to her, I end up complaining about something. I think it's because I don't know what I'd say to her if I didn't talk about my problems. Thing is..I'm at the stage now where I feel quite able to handle things. (By and large at least.) So when I talk to...
    ReadyFreddieDarling ReadyFreddieDarling 26-30 Jun 23

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I find it rather annoying how people limit themselves, in a sense that they disregard certain possibilities; as absurd as they may seem. Open mindedness is important when it comes...
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    I've gone through major trauma recently...major mind control, brainwashing, loss of a soul mate, & being alone through it all. I've been going to therapy, I'm on meds and I seemed...
    Fiftypercent Fiftypercent 18-21 1 day ago

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    I love being a free spirit. I was raised this way by my parents. I am open to most issues affecting my life. However, I am closed minded on a few areas of my life too. There...
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    The way you become an old soul, you survive all the really dumbass sh!t you pulled in your youth....... Having a young spirit is easy, stay ready to pull some more really dumbass...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    ...but I know not to judge or impose my views and beliefs on others. We are all Spiritual beings but there are different levels of consciousness and just because I've had several...
    ShesSpiritual35 ShesSpiritual35 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Hey guys. I was searching the web how to make dreadlocks, when I found this awesome guy who travels the world and living an adventurous life. Such a free spirit! Was instantly...
    Sunshineo0 Sunshineo0 26-30 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    ok so I mention Jesus when I talk about spirituality not just him though and that seems to get people pissed they think I am a hypocite but in reality Ive witnessed the power of...
    TANQ247 TANQ247 26-30, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Is it grace or is it Saturday law and Sabbath keeping??? Here is the side that clearly explains grace: Regarding Saturday or Sunday worship, I found the following. So many of...
    HeavenKnowsWhatComesOverMe HeavenKnowsWhatComesOverMe 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    why do people hate those that are happy and care free? I find that they want to bring them down to their level and see them miserable. they can't stand to see people make the best...
    MalaniaXmc MalaniaXmc 26-30, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    There is a storm of anxiety and restlessness inside me. I long for excitement. I want to scream and dance and fall through the sky. I want to jump on a plane and wake up...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    My ex was molested by her brother. I am hoping you weren't wanting me to ease that line In somewhere else. I stated it first because mental Illness, like other serious Issues...
    jjskinner3 jjskinner3 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I am restless to explore the world and to take risks
    julibird julibird 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    The following is a transcript of a dream I had a while back: I woke up. I was on my hands and knees near the west end of our living room. Oddly enough the room was almost...
    beau101023 beau101023 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I get this strange feeling that my spirit animal is a rabbit. It's come to me in dreams too.
    justbnatural justbnatural 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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