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21 Things All Fidgety People Understand

You're probably fidgeting right now.

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1. You cannot sit down for longer than 30 minutes at a time.

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2. But if you must, then you will shift your sitting position at least 2,345,654 times.

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3. And a lot of those positions are pretty strange.

"How can you sit like that?"

"How can you sit like that?"

4. At least one part of you is constantly moving.

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5. Which means people find you incredibly annoying.

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6. And, irrationally, you probably also find it really annoying when someone fidgets.


7. You actually prefer walking up escalators rather than just standing.

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8. You would always get told off for fidgeting at school.


9. People assume that something is wrong because of how much you fidget.

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Because they interpret your fidgeting as a nervous twitch.

10. You're at your most restless when on the phone.

11. If you have a desk job, you will find any excuse to get up and move.

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12. Which will mean you may occasionally look like you have bladder issues.

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13. Or like you're constantly incredibly dehydrated.

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14. You will fiddle with anything in your vicinity.

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15. Which means that you have to make a conscious effort to put your phone away when talking to someone.

Otherwise you will definitely get distracted by it.
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Otherwise you will definitely get distracted by it.

16. Unless you're actually sick, an entire day in bed would be excruciating for you.


17. You toss and turn a lot when going to sleep.

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18. And you probably toss and turn just as much when you're actually asleep.

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19. Even when you're being lazy and binge-watching Netflix, you have to get up and move in between episodes.

Probably only to the fridge, but still.

20. But most likely you're doing something else while watching TV.

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If only to keep your hands busy.

21. You were probably fidgeting while reading this article.

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And you're still fidgeting now.