Perhaps this feeling is not trying to pull you back to your past, but pull you into a future you internally want to see manifest. Something you may not have had the courage to do in the past but something you are ready to embody or 'be' now.
All The Choices In the World – The Paradox of Abundance and Scarcity
If we truly acted within the framework of having limitless choices and we coupled that with the power of the internet we have today (the almighty Google search) - shouldn't we feel limitless in our potential?
The Pursuit of Happiness
It may very well be true that happiness is not our natural state. With so many ideas, thoughts, circumstances and notions that have the ability to throw us off the course of happiness, perhaps our natural state is something else.