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I Have a Restless Spirit

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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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 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 1 Response Jan 7

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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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    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.. 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 so ******* restless and bored and dreamy. I want something new to happen in my life. Something that makes me get butterflys and adrenaline or anything interesting and...
    InAllTheWorldIDreamInPaper InAllTheWorldIDreamInPaper 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I think I have found my split and it's so surreal. She has my hands, my feet, my body frame, I connected eyes with her in our first meeting and it was a done deal. I found her...
    AFlint11 AFlint11 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    We are naturally curious as humans. It's one of our many great qualities which have led to knowledge, innovation, and progress. We want to know things. It's important to us to...
    youzd youzd 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    Fire is alive with spirits.
    Spidey0 Spidey0 26-30, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    lately the visions have been getting more intense. people out of nowhere come up and ask for advice. even the spirits are getting more solid less see through animals are easier to...
    mundinger1992 mundinger1992 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In the first last night I was in the world of the dead. I was the leader of a group of ghosts and helped them settle into their new lives. In my group there was two ghosts that...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My first experience with the spirit world was when I was around six years old. My father was stationed in Germany, and one day, my parents took me to Dachau. Maybe it wasn't the...
    al13ngr33n al13ngr33n 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    A need to redeem myself by moving on in to the spirit world cause l want my honor back
    ADontFearDeath ADontFearDeath 26-30, M a week ago

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    I've always had very visual dreams but as I began to walk my Spiritual path my dreams became very vivid and would come in and out almost like part of a cycle. Sometimes I don't...
    ShesSpiritual35 ShesSpiritual35 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    no I am not restless as people take it..I am always full of curiosity about the world, people, myself and the world in general. So many questions...so few answered..
    eaux eaux 70+, F Aug 20

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    Premonition is a strong feeling that something is about to happen, especially something unpleasant. It is inevitable, which nobody can stop it. We do not have any scientific...
    Jonaki1 Jonaki1 56-60, F Aug 20

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    Restlessness is another type of loneliness. it refers not so directly to the experience of estrangement from others, but to the constant dissatisfaction and restlessness within us...
    amazedbygrace amazedbygrace 31-35, F Aug 20

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    i used to read many books but one of my favorites (a coffee house hang out experience) was Restless Heart by Ronald Rolheiser. i mainly love it's cover and it's title and subtitle...
    amazedbygrace amazedbygrace 31-35, F Aug 20

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    What are your opinions on crystals and the new age perspective of spirituality, I.e., the "energy", "vibrations", etc., used to talk about normal things?
    absurdistt absurdistt 18-21, M 7 Responses Aug 19

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