5 Signs Your Soul Is Maturing

In your life, you'll find your path splits and that you as a person grow. Sometimes there are some pains that go along with that growth. You may not realize it, but these are 5 signs you're outgrowing your life.

1. You're just not enjoying your life.

If you're not happy, it's a strong sign your soul is ready for you to move onto something else. It may be time to rethink what your priorities and goals are and think about some lifestyle tweaks that have been on your agenda.

2. You're taking to self-destructive behaviors.

In an attempt to deal with frustration, anger and stress, you may find yourself trying to suffocate your feelings with self-destruction. Turning to things like drugs and alcohol, casual sex and the avoidance of problems aren't good things to do and are also strong signals that it's time for a serious change.

3. You find your friendships aren't changing for the better.

The way you see your friends and partners may be changing. You just aren't seeing them the same way. Where you once sought to confide in them, it feels like they're the last people you want to talk to. It's another sign you're outgrowing your own life. It may be time to get out there, do something you love, and meet new people while you're at it.

4. How you once spent your time is unsatisfying.

Maybe at one point, there was a time in your life where you could roast a bowl and watch back to back episodes of Family Guy on Netflix, but these days, things may be changing. It may not feel as satisfying and amusing. If your old kicks aren't doing it for you anymore, maybe it's time to examine new hobbies and ways to amuse yourself.

5. Society starts looking idiotic to you.

This is the hardest one to deal with. When society starts looking like one big stupid game show, it's a sign your soul isn't just outgrowing your life, but your culture as well. It may be time to rethink your position in society and how you may break away, or work to make it better.

“Every step forward means tearing oneself lose from the maternal womb of unconsciousness in which the mass of men dwells." – Carl Jung

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