1. People recognise you
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Do people regularly tell you that they think they’ve met you before when you’re not so sure? Or perhaps they say things like “You look familiar.” This could be a sign that your face is living it’s second (or even third) life and has a familiar, well-lived quality to it.
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2. You don’t look like your parents
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Despite others seeming certain to have met you before, your resemblance to your nearest and dearest isn’t all that clear. Are you the sibling who looks totally different to the others or you may simply have features that can’t be traced anywhere else in your family. If so then perhaps you're embodying someone else.
3. You’re personality is completely different to your parents
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It’s not just your appearance that can differ from your parents. Is your personality the opposite? For many of us, we’re ‘just like mom’ or act ‘identical to dad’. If that’s not you though and your personality is totally unique then it may be that genetics have less of a role to play for you than most.
4. An overriding sense that your home is elsewhere
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Do you have a niggling feeling that you don’t fit in? Maybe you have a longing to escape the town you grew up in despite the rest of your family and friends appearing to love it and feel ‘right at home’. Hmmm, that can’t be too nice and could reflect the idea that you’ve been reborn far away from where your previous soul lived.
5. You are drawn to the dead
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Do you have a fascination with the dead? For most of us, this will sound a bit crazy but for the reincarnated among us, this interest in the afterlife is hard to ignore. Perhaps you particularly enjoy shows with themes of killing or ghosts. Or do graveyards intrigue you rather than scare you?
6. Unexplained phobias
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Whilst there are some phobias that are common to many of us: heights, spiders and drowning to name a few, others are more unusual. When people have more bizarre fears (such as of a certain food) these can often be traced back to a traumatic childhood event. If however you have a phobia with no corresponding source then maybe it was formed in your previous life.
7. Unexplained medical issues
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Similarly, if you experience bodily pain or discomfort with no apparent root source then it could be that these injuries were acquired before you. Sure, if you develop bad knees after years of track and field then it makes sense but if you have a major pain and can’t pinpoint its origin perhaps that’s because it predates you.
8. Déjà vu
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Déjà vu is a strange phenomenon - that odd feeling that the moment you just saw/heard was the second time it happened. It always leaves you feeling a little fuzzy headed and looking round to see if it’s just you experiencing it. Well, imagine having that on a weekly or even daily basis. This ‘brain glitch’ has never actually been explained by scientists so who knows, maybe it’s a sign of reincarnation.
9. You are interested in the supernatural
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We’ve already heard that those with reincarnated souls are likely to have an interest in death. In addition, these people will have a natural affinity to the supernatural. Whether it’s horoscopes, crystals or tarot cards, this interest in the hyper-normal and mystic worlds is hard to shift if your soul is reincarnated.
10. You have beautiful eyes
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They say the eyes are the window to the soul and it must be said that some people have particularly beautiful ones. If your eyes are noticeably more unique and marbled than most consider yourself lucky, they sound beautiful. And, just perhaps, their beauty is due to the combining of souls into one new body.
11. Out of place memories
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Of all the signs in this list, this is one of the most telling that you have been reincarnated. When people (often children) have out of place memories they essentially remember something from their past that has no reflection of their actual life. For example, toddlers have been known to point at lakes and say “That’s where I lost my breath.” Understandably, their parents are confused as they may have never been to the place before, let alone entered the water. In some of these cases terrifying coincidences emerge where a child of a similar age had died in the exact spot many, many years before.
12. Strong intuition
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Adults who believe they may have been reincarnated often refer to their strong sense of intuition. That overall feeling that you know what to do in most situations is a lucky one to have. It makes sense that this would be the trait of someone reincarnated - they literally have the wisdom of a whole other life in their soul.
13. A sense you’re living in the wrong era
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Similar to the idea that you may feel like you don’t belong in the location you're from, reincarnated people may have a sense that they are living in the wrong era. Are you unfazed by modern fashion trends or a bit of a technophobe? If so, then perhaps that is because your root soul feels out of place.
14. Drawn to certain time periods
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Adding to this, you may have an interest in certain periods of time from the past. Love the style and music of the swinging sixties or enjoy the Gatsby style of the 1920s? If you find yourself drawn to these past cultures and even emulating the clothing and lifestyle of those who lived back then well perhaps you did too!
15. You’re wise beyond your years
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If you truly have a reincarnated soul then you’re pretty darn lucky. Depending on the age your previous inhabitant passed, you could be living with a lifetime of wisdom between your ears. If people often call you mature or ‘wise beyond your years’ then it may be time to question where all that knowledge came from.
16. You love to travel
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Do you love to travel to new places? Is seeing the world and certain locations right at the top of your bucket list? If so, then maybe your soul is trying to tell you something. That longing feeling to explore new lands or cities could simply be your heart leading you home…
17. You’re an empath
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Do you easily connect with people and especially so on an emotional level? If so, you can count yourself amongst the ‘empaths’ of the world. People like you are especially sensitive to others' emotions and although you may be as calm as a swan, you can relate to hot-headed people (or vice versa). This is a great social skill to have and could well be the sign of someone with years of additional experience connecting with others.
18. You have premonitions
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Ever had that burning feeling that something is about to happen and you ‘just know it’? These premonitions could be both positive (a sense that you need to buy a lottery ticket) and negative (feeling like you shouldn’t talk to someone). If you have this a lot you could be blessed with a seventh sense, only accessible to those with reincarnated souls.
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Just as you may have ‘premonitions’, the reincarnated often have ‘retrocognitions’. These are memories from the past. These are similar to out of place memories although are broader in definition. Perhaps, with minimal research, you have a really solid understanding of events from the war or how society used to operate in the past.
20. You’re a deep thinker
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If your soul is reincarnated then at a simple level, you carry the wisdom and life experience of your previous occupants with you wherever you go. It’s little wonder then that those who are reincarnated are said to be deep thinkers. If you find yourself often mulling over ideas and complicated theories then perhaps that’s your multiple life experiences at play.
21. Recurring dreams
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Are you subject to recurring or repeating dreams? If so, I hope they’re nice ones and not nightmares! Either way, a recurring dream could be your subconscious trying to tell you something. Think about who is in the dream, what happens and importantly where it occurs. If any of these things are not familiar to your day to day life then perhaps you are being revisited by your last inhabitant.
22. You learn languages easily
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Whether you were always top of the class or found school a struggle one thing is for sure… Those with reincarnated souls are more likely to be competent language learners. Why? Well, if your former ‘soulmate’ spoke a different language to you then it still resides in your subconscious!
23. Advanced as a baby
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Babies hit certain milestones as they develop. Whilst new moms shouldn't get too caught up over these (everyone is different, right) they act as a useful indicator of how well your child is progressing. So ask your Mom how you compared. If you were really advanced as a baby - even if just in one area like speech or movement - it could be a flash of your former self coming through. An early walker? Maybe you were reincarnated from a pro runner!
24. Love food from other cultures
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What cuisine is your favorite? Mine is Asian, my partner’s is Greek. Pretty random right? Obviously everyone has unique tastes but if your preference for the food of one culture really stands out then maybe that’s because it brings a welcome familiarity. Why not try cooking some too, if that comes easily then bingo - you may have discovered something about your past life.
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Some say that birthmarks are signs of trauma from a past life. I remember going to school with a kid whose dad had a birthmark over his whole face. Following this idea, perhaps he experienced a terrible burn in a former life? Where are your birthmarks? What could have caused them? And if someone was to reincarnate from you then where would their birthmarks appear?
26. Animals love you
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Animals are extremely intuitive. Sure they cannot talk or do many ‘human things’ but their skills lie elsewhere. Ever heard of animals running to high ground before a tsunami? Or those dogs who can sniff out illnesses? The power of animals should not be underestimated so if you seem to have a particular affinity with our furry friends, they may sense something about you that even you don’t know.
27. Interested in religion
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Are you deeply religious? Or perhaps you’re not religious at all but have an interest in God and spirituality. Are you drawn to places of worship and ponder the meaning of life? A deep thinker who prays in times of need, even if you don’t identify with a religion? This interest in powers greater than us is typical of the reincarnated.
28. Calm energy
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Are you very zen? Do people say that you have a ‘calm energy’ and radiate a sense of relaxation? If so, this could be a sign of a reincarnated person whose transition was peaceful and positive. Perhaps your former occupant lived a wholesome and fulfilled life, moving into the afterlife with ease and without pain. You emerged from this serenity and your calm nature was born!
29. Frantic energy
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On the other hand, if you have a very hectic energy and are often stressed, run down or anxious then perhaps the opposite is true for you. You may well still have a reincarnated soul but sadly for you, your last occupants’ transition was far from peaceful. Their death may have been unexpected or painful with loose ends remaining in their life. Arriving into this void is a dangerous place to be and could explain your daily struggles.
30. People are drawn to you
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Just as animals may show you an unusual amount of attention, the reincarnated amongst us have a certain energy that’s just hard to ignore. People will be attracted to your aura, there’s just something about you that’s irresistible. Seem to be friends with everyone? Does everyone want to ‘know your story’? Hmm sounds like you might be in the reincarnated club!
31. You’re Constantly Being Told You’re An ‘Old Soul’
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Calling someone an 'old soul' is something many people like to do, especially if your age range has taken them by surprise. Think 'oh you're 16 years old but you love 1920s culture and you don't like the music that all the young uns are listening to these days?' type vibe. Sometimes it can be patronising, but still.
32. You Have A Deep Love For History
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You likely find the past fascinating. It doesn't matter what kind of past - recent history, different countries altogether, a particular time in history that you're specifically drawn to - you just love delving into history. You might even love it so much you want to make a career out of it!
33. You Might Have Very Old-Fashioned Morals And Values
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You may have this sense that you were 'born at the wrong time' in terms of your morals and values about love and life not quite aligning with everyone around you. You might feel like you're the only one clinging onto the old ways or values that other people aren't interested in.
34. You Always Feel Restless Like You’re Searching For Something
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You can be happy with life but still feel restless. You might feel that no matter what you do, you feel like there's something 'bigger' out there or a particular path you're waiting for - and you don't know what it is. You just have that constant sense of waiting, and longing.
35. You Actually Have An Active Interest In Reincarnation
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You might be fully invested in this idea in reincarnation - maybe it's always fascinated you, and you feel drawn to it. Maybe your whole life you've enjoyed talking about the idea and exploring it. You truly believe in reincarnation, and always have.
36. And/Or You’re Extremely Spiritual
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Or maybe you don't particularly give any thought to reincarnation but you've always found that you're deeply spiritual, connecting to new age ideas or having a deep interest in nature-based worship, like paganism. You might find you love exploring your own spirituality.
37. You Feel Like You Know How To Live Life Happily
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You don't feel as though you're learning how to live your life for the first time - you just feel happy you know how to live it. This means you don't waste time on irrelevant things because you know what makes you happy and that's what you fill your time with.
38. You’re Not Really A Fan Of Modern Décor
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Maybe you've always had tastes far away from modern minimalism. Maybe a charity store or antique shop is where you've always felt at home, and your own home is filled with quirky antiques or things a little different rather than flatpack furniture. This could be your old life coming into play.
39. And ‘Vintage’ Clothing Is Just Clothing To You
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Vintage clothing has become popular for a lot of people, and doesn't necessarily mean you've been reincarnated, but if you've always had an affinity for vintage clothing as your natural clothing rather than a 'love for the old' this is a sign that you were wearing vintage clothing before it was cool.
40. You Obsess Over Those Movies And TV Shows That Show Different Times
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We all have that sort of 'please take me away to a different land' sob fest from time to time when we're watching time travel programs or movies set in a different time, but if these shows and movies affect you on a seriously deep and personal level, this is a sign these TV or movie settings could be closer to you than you think.
41. You Prefer To Spend Time Alone
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Think about it: you've lived more than one life, so chances are you might have had your fill of people for one lifetime, let alone more than one. If you frequently find you need time alone to recharge, it could be because you've socialised with a lot of people and you've learned to appreciate that quiet time alone.
42. Nature Is Your Go-To For Healing
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If you find you're quite outdoorsy where your go-to is a walk in the woods or feeling the sun on your face if you're feeling low, it could be a shout-out to your 'old soul' needing to get back to nature and connect to the natural rhythm of things.
43. You’re A Pro At Astral Travel And Lucid Dreaming
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It would make sense for those who have been reincarnated to be able to astral travel and lucid dream, too. To be able to travel between dimensions and planes on a physical and spiritual level other lifetimes. Maybe you've even felt a pull to astral travel and would like to try it if you haven't already?
44. You’re 100% Done With Drama
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In the same way that 'old souls' can appreciate that quiet time alone, it's also likely they'll want to stay away from any loud chaos or drama. You may have already lived a lifetime of drama (or more than one lifetime) so peace and quiet is what you're looking for.
45. You Have A Hunger And A Thirst For Knowledge
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You may find you're never full when it comes to learning. If you've finishing learning one thing, you're eager to start another. This could be anything - learning more about the world around you, about yourself, or a specific skill like an instrument or two.
46. You've Always Felt Like The Odd One Out
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You might feel like you're different from everyone around you - maybe even the rest of the world. Maybe you felt like the 'strange' kid and that never really changed when you grew older. It could be because your soul is different. You might be from another time.
47. You Just Wanna Live A Simple Life
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We've all had those moments where we just wanna give up the grind and go live on a farm or something. It might be that your 'old soul' wants that a bit more, though - that urge to return to simpler times from a past life when it was just you, the land, and your loved ones.
48. Money Isn't Your Purpose
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You find that you're not drawn to material things or that money isn't your goal. You've been through too much experience to care about that, and you understand the bigger importance of family, loved ones, seeking knowledge and a richer life through all ways except money.
49. You're Overly Sensitive To Electricity
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Electronics are draining - headaches from scrolling social media all day, squinting at the TV for Netflix binges, that sort of thing - but you may find that you're particularly sensitive to it. It might be, if reincarnated, because you're extremely grounded and more in-tune to these electronic vibrations around you.
50. You Aren't Afraid Of Death
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You've lived and died more than once already, so why would you be afraid of it? When you've been reincarnated you don't share that sense of doom that comes with death - because you know it's just a new beginning and a new journey.