Are You A Starseed? 11 Major Signs & Symptoms

Have you ever gazed up at the night sky and felt a pang of longing? Could it be possible that you actually originate from out there, that Earth isn’t your true home?

A yearning for home beyond your earthly existence could be a sign that you’re a starseed.

Today, we’ll explore what a starseed is and 11 signs you might be one.

What is a Starseed?

Starseeds are souls who have incarnated on Earth but who originate from other planets, star systems, or even higher dimensions.

These souls often carry the essence of their origin within them. These innate higher qualities can be seen in specific traits and behaviors. These are the signs we’ll be discussing later.

Starseeds also often have an innate purpose to assist humanity in its growth and evolution.

Those who resonate with the idea of starseeds often describe a deep sense of being different, a yearning for a place they’ve never been, and a powerful urge to contribute to positive change on Earth.

Many starseeds are thought to be part of a greater phenomenon of soul volunteers who have come to earth at this time to help it transition to a higher frequency.

Make sure you take the Starseed Discovery Quiz before reading this article to know your soul’s cosmic origin!



Discover Dolores Cannon’s 3 waves of volunteers and find out which wave you are.

11 Signs You’re a Starseed

Starseeds carry an essence of their galactic origins with them which can manifest itself as real world signs and symptoms. Here are some of those signs and symptoms:

1. Deep yearning for “home” that feels beyond Earth

This feeling can manifest as a persistent sense of longing. It’s a homesickness for a place you’ve never been, a yearning for something more.

If you feel this deep sense of longing for a home other than this one, you may in fact be a starseed.

2. Feeling different or like you don’t quite fit in

You might feel like an outsider, even within your own family or social circles.

This “otherness” can stem from having different values, interests, or perspectives that feel out of sync with your true origins.

3. Unexplained memories or dreams of other worlds

Another sign is having vivid dreams or memories that feel strangely familiar, depicting landscapes that are not of Earth. These could be echoes of your past lives or glimpses of your starseed origins.

4. Having psychic abilities

Starseeds often report to experience heightened intuition, telepathy, or a strong connection to divine energies.

This can manifest as premonition dreams, a strong sense of “knowing” things without explanation, or an ability to pick up on the emotions of others.



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5. A drive to heal the planet or make a positive impact

Do you have a strong desire to protect the planet or make Earth better?

You might be drawn to environmental causes and promoting peace and harmony on Earth.

This stems from a deep sense of responsibility for the well-being of the planet you’ve chosen to inhabit which you chose for yourself prior to incarnating.

6. A longing for a simpler, more harmonious way of life

Earth’s fast-paced, modern, and technologically disconnected way of living may feel abnormal to you.

You might crave a deeper connection with nature, a more sustainable way of living, and a focus on community and collaboration.

This yearning reflects the potential influence of a more peaceful and harmonious reality you experienced before Earth.

7. A sense of purpose or mission beyond personal life

You might feel a strong pull towards a specific cause, artistic expression, or field of study.

This sense of purpose goes beyond personal gain. It feels like a calling to contribute something unique and valuable to the world.

This could be a calling you may have made a commitment to bring to Earth before incarnating.

8. Heightened intuitive senses

If your gut feeling is often right and you have a strong intuition, this could be a sign you’re a starseed.

Starseeds often have heightened intuitive abilities as they are more spiritually developed beings than the native inhabitants of Earth.

9. Heightened empathy for others

Starseeds are often in tune with their intuitive senses as perviously mentioned. However, this can lead to starseeds being great empaths.

If you feel you have heightened empathy for those around you and the planet in general, you may be from an otherworldly origin.

10. Being more spiritually advanced than most

If you have a greater propensity for spiritual growth and learning than those around you, this is another sign you could be a starseed.

Being from higher vibrational locations in your past life may give you a spiritual advantage here on Earth.

11. Receiving sudden insights and downloads

You might experience moments of sudden clarity, receiving information or creative ideas seemingly out of thin air.

These “downloads” can be a way for your higher self or starseed consciousness to guide you on your path.

What Does it Mean to be a Starseed?

Being a starseed means your soul’s last incarnation was not on Earth. This has several implications and possible benefits and downsides.

Psychic and intuitive gifts

Starseeds often come to Earth with special intuitive and psychic abilities. These may include increased:

  • empathy
  • intuition
  • energy senses

Divine purpose

You may also be a part of the 3 waves coming to Earth to help humanity raise into 5D or the New Earth.

You will likely find yourself divinely guided and have a deep sense of purpose on this Earth.

Starseed challenges

Being a starseed is not without its challenges though. Often these types of people will feel like they don’t belong here on Earth.

This feeling of not belonging can lead to depression, loneliness, and other negative emotions.

You will also likely not fit into the common framework of Earthen society. Your nature is divine and of higher vibrational planes, so Earth will likely feel quite dense in comparison.


Starseeds are here for a specific purpose in this time on Earth. This gives you special intuitive and healing abilities to help Earth shift upwards in frequency. Though starseeds are extraordinary in nature, they will often feel out of place and not quite at home in their incarnation on Earth. If you believe you’re a starseed, please comment your experience down below!

Hi, I’m Ryan. I’m a meditation teacher, spiritual seeker, and founder of I’m glad you’re here! I founded Nurture Your Spirit because of my love of meditation, spirituality, and spiritual awakening.

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