May 17, 2015
Do you think you are an old
Have you felt alienated from
Read on to learn more about old
There are those amongst us who simply do
not share the same experiences as the rest of the people.
These people always tend to have their
own perspective on things, perspective that generally does not
conform to those of the majority.
Such people usually find themselves
in solitary situations and derive pleasure
from it. The pleasure is neither born out of an
antisocial temperament nor a preference towards avoidance. It's
simply because these people were born old.
We have come to call such people 'old
souls' and we do so in reflection to their mature nature
and perspective on life. Such people are old at heart, mind and
When considering old souls, it is no surprise that they seem to find
solace within themselves rather than those around them. For that,
the interest shared by most hold no real significance for such
Having an outlook such vastly different has a strong alienating
affect and experiencing another old soul would probably have similar
influence as most have when socializing with their peers.
A child who is simply unable to befriend his or her peers because of
the prevailing differences does not generally have to be considered
as a social outcast or socially different.
Most of us know such a person from school or from somewhere else.
Such people are old souls, who simply enjoy a different
perspective on life.
Are you an old soul...? The following are some of the pleasures
enjoyed by old souls.
If you enjoy these things, chances are
that you too are an old soul...
A Few Pleasures
Enjoyed by Old Souls
You Enjoy Your Solitary Time
Since most old souls are not interested in the same goals as
their peers, such relationships can be dissatisfying for
them. Without the ability to relate to one another, no one,
especially not old souls, can enjoy such relationships.
Consequently, old souls tend to find pleasure in the company
Old souls generally exhibit a more sensitive demeanor
towards more spiritually inclined things.
Things that seem like a life
long struggle for most, such as overcoming one's ego or
seeking enlightenment, come naturally to these awakened
Old souls are matured souls in younger personas. They
usually derive pleasure in pursuing peace and fostering
meaningful relationships where there is an actual
To them, there is no wiser way
to spend one's time.
An Inherent Love for Knowledge and
Old souls are naturally more gravitated towards the
intellectual aspects of life.
Although, no one inherently
possesses wisdom, old souls have a natural inclination
towards acquiring knowledge for pleasure and in the process,
a significantly more accurate and educated perspective on
For example, understanding the theory of attraction
would seem more appealing to them than reading the current
edition of some popular tabloid that has all the spicy
secrets of everyone's - supposedly - private lives.
A Holistic Perspective on Life
Old souls are more likely to be reminded of the fragility of
life and implications of mortality.
This causes them to develop the
pessimist's loop thinking about the unknown and make them to
However, such a perspective on life also helps them to
decisively and wisely dictate the trajectory of their lives
and try to find pleasures in even the smallest of things.
For example, instead of taking pictures of an event or
experience, they will choose to experience it in its
entirety and engrain it within themselves once and for all.
An Introspective Nature
Thinking and contemplation are acts that come naturally to
In the moments of silence, when
one can truly hear their own thoughts, an aspect that one
needs to delve deeper into their consciousness and examine
life and other things introspectively.
It is also these dissective thought processes that allow old
souls to learn so many lessons and acquire insights into
such varying life situations.
A Rebellious Outlook
Since most people are more inclined to conform and comply
with the herd mentality, old souls on the
other hand are more rebellious in the context.
Whether it is
utilitarian laws, if you
are able to dissect the supposedly natural order of things
and form your own causations and find pleasure in the
process, than you are more likely an old soul.
The Pleasure of Feeling Old
There is no better feeling to an old soul than to simply
feel older in relation to the majority of people that
What I mean by this is the feeling of wariness that forces
one to sit down and enjoy the idyllic beauties that surround
The watchful patience that is necessary to observe and
understand. The feeling of calmness one gets from detaching
oneself from the fast-paced nature of life.
This is also one of the main
reasons why old souls are generally viewed as aloof or cold,
which are just one of the many myths surrounding old souls.
Although not an actual representation of what an old soul might be,
these are some of the things old souls do and find pleasure in life.
If you feel like you conform to some of these stranger pleasures,
you might be an old soul...
If you possess the drive to acquire more information and develop
your own understanding, you might actually be one yourself...