Are You an Old Soul? Here are 10 Ways to Find Out

· August 7, 2017
According to Taoists, an old soul is in the final phase of its journey on earth after five reincarnations. These old souls need to impart their knowledge to those around them.

You’ve probably heard the term “old soul” before. Talking about an old soul is not something very common. After all, his is a term mainly known by those who are interested in the spiritual world.

Does this sound like you? Do you want to know if you’re an old soul? Continue reading and discover more about this interesting topic.

What’s an old soul?

According to Taoists, old souls goes back to 5 past lives. They have accumulated many experiences that are then transmitted to the current life.

It is thought that after these 5 reincarnations, this person is in his/her final life on earth.

For experts and scholars on the spiritual condition, human beings are bodies made of bones and muscles. However, they also have a soul, a spirit and energy.

When an old soul is in the final stage on earth, the need arises to share this knowledge with others.

This happens because the earth journey is now over and the souls are preparing to be part of the universe and reah an astral plane.

Without knowing it, you’ve probably met numerous old souls without even realizing their presence.

At the same time, you could be one without even knowing it.

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1. An old soul lives detached

Old souls are not in search of material or sexual pleasures.

These people are satisfied with their lives at the moment. They don’t depend on external situations to be happy.

It’s easy to recognize why they don’t look for fame or recognition. For them, nothing has value in the cosmic plane that is not more deeply fulfilling.

2. Satisfaction comes from yourself

If you’re an old soul, making money in order to have social status or climb the economic ladder matters little to you.

You go against what makes others happy because you feel satisfied with what you do. 

Old souls look for inner peace. Because of this, it’s not unusual that they go in the opposite direction of what society dictates.

3. You’re an anchor or support for others

If you’re an old soul, it’s very common that people, without apparent notice, come to you to tell their personal problems.

This happens because those who come to you see a person they trust. You’re someone they can talk to because you inspire strength.

4. You’re unique and different from others

Old souls have a way of seeing things in a different way than others.  For example, they may have different habits.  They need a lot of time to interact with the inner self. 

Also, they enjoy being alone, and spending time with nature. They are people who are mature for their chronological age.

5. Artistic abilities

In general, old souls are people who are dedicated to the arts, to culture, and the humanities.  They are inclined to participate in artistic activities that allow them to develop all of their cosmic energy.  

They reach high levels of consciousness with music, which allows them the necessary relaxation to discover their most inner self. Through literature, they transmit messages. Through, painting they express the human connection.

6. You have chronological questions

It’s probable that you have a strange affinity for the clothing, the music, customs and traditions from another era.

Old souls feel like they’ve lived in another time than they actually do.

7. You’re a mature person

Is it difficult for you to interact and make friends with people of your own age? Do you feel that you can’t talk about anything interesting with them?

Do they see you as odd because your way of perceiving and analyzing does not fit in with theirs?

This tends to be a problem when you’re an old soul.

8. One of your favorite activities is analysis

Old souls are constantly thinking. They’re always analyzing reasons, causes and the way things work. Any small detail is worth admiring because they feel they form a part of a higher plan.

If you are an old soul, you probably always want to know more and very few times accept a simple answer.

9. Empathy is one of your main characteristics

Another trait is that you listen to others’ opinions without judging or criticizing.

You’re able to put yourself in the place of others to help them and understand what’s going on.

This is something innate. It is not learned.

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10. You can figure out a person immediately

Having an old soul means you’re able to easily decipher what a person is like.  Your instincts rarely fail you. Because of this, you know how sincere or trustworthy a person is very quickly.

You can make decisions based on “feelings” that let you know if you are going in the right direction or not. You rarely make a mistake.