7 Signs That Prove You're An Old Soul

Atmaj Vyas , 24 Apr 2018
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Girl Watching A Sunset (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Have you ever felt disconnected from all the things that trouble today’s generation? Maybe you prefer the simpler life? There are times when you feel that your views and opinions, resonate with someone much older than you and you find it hard to connect with people your age. Despite the fact that you’re still young, you approach life with a sense of maturity and a perspective that cannot be understood. If so, the chances that you’re an old soul are very high. Here are some distinctive signs to help you figure out if you are indeed one.

1. People Turn To You For Advice All The Time

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Advice (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

People often turn to you for advice when they are stuck in a troubling situation. Many times, you find yourself being able to give advice about things or situations that you haven’t experienced yet. You’re the go-to person when it comes to offering solutions. In fact, you’re sometimes so accurate and good, you surprise yourself.

2. You Don’t Do Anything Half-Heartedly

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Working Hard (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Whatever you do, you always give it a 100%! Whether you like it or not, if you’ve committed to it, you’ll do it with all your heart. For an old soul, it’s not about instant appreciation and gratification. It’s more about quality over quantity. This doesn’t only apply to work, it’s just generally how you are. You’re always looking for new experiences and challenges which often means that you will take up new things, just to learn about it.

3. The Connections You Make Hold A Deep Value

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Meeting People (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Anyone who enters your life has a special place. That’s also because you don’t really allow a lot of people in. You might have a lot of friends but the people who you’re super close with are just a handful. Each of them is important and you’re always going out of your way to make sure they’re okay.

4. The Latest Stuff Doesn’t Really Matter

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Social Media (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

You’re not bothered about all the latest trends and stuff. The things that would be a priority for many others of your generation, simply aren’t as important for you. You’d much rather invest your time and money in something that would make you happy and create a memory, like a vacation or something.

5. You Don’t Really Get Along With People Your Age

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Confused Girl (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Most of your friends or acquaintances are older than you. For some reason, you find a complete disconnect with people your age. You find their priorities questionable and the conversations they have, seem drab. Good conversations and learning new things is a priority for you and that usually comes from people who’re much older than you.

6. You Understand The Importance Of Giving Back

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Give Back (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

You like helping people out and giving back. To an old soul, the true meaning of life is giving back. Time and money hold no real importance, other than being able to facilitate you being able to help others. While many people think you’ve got an inflated ego, you know the truth is far from it. You know you’ve got one life so you try to help as many people as possible, without expecting much in return.

7. Learning Is The Key To Happiness

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Knowledge Is Power (Image Courtesy: Shuterstock)

For an old soul, nothing is more important than learning. You’re always up for learning something new. When you fumble and someone corrects you, you don’t take it to heart, instead, you thank them for the new knowledge. You walk through life with a lot more attention to detail than others because you know that there is something to be gained, from the smallest things. Anything that can help you gain personal growth is something you’d consider a priority.

Do you think you’re an old soul? Tell us what is the one quality that makes you think so, in the comments below.

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