Which Majestic Animal Were You in a Past Life?

By: Jennifer Post

Which Majestic Animal Were You in a Past Life?
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About This Quiz

If you believe in reincarnation, then you might believe that you were actually another form in a different life. Reincarnation is the rebirth of a soul in a new body, and that body does not have to be the same species as it was before. While this is a religious concept, you don't need to be devout to understand the spirituality of reincarnation.

It could be as simple as an uncanny feeling that you were born at the wrong time. Maybe you feel insanely connected to the 1920s or Ancient Greece. Or maybe you feel a primal instinct that doesn't feel human, as if you were a lion or tiger in a past life. Whatever these feelings are, wouldn't it be nice to know what that animal was?

Animals are beautiful creatures that roam the earth and have done so for millions of years. Some animals are feisty, like the lion. Others are more subdued, like otters and sloths. Or maybe something different altogether like a parrot! Think one of these, or another majestic animal was you in a past life? Take this quiz to find out!

When invited to a party, what is your first instinct?
I’d like to go, but it depends what time it’s at.
Of course, I’m going.
I wonder what the vibe is going to be.
Maybe I’ll meet someone special.

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What type exercise class is your favorite?
Spinning
Self-defense classes
Yoga
Group classes

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What is your dream job?
Overnight security guard
Police officer
Counselor
Party planner

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How do you respond to stressful situations?
Deal with it myself
Eat
Meditation
Talk it out with friends

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What is your idea of relaxation?
Workout
Spend time with whoever I’m dating at the time
Reading in my room
Casual drinks

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How do you spend your weekends/time off?
Journaling
Trying new recipes
Working
Hitting the town

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What type of clothing is most comfortable to you?
Running shoes
Jeans and a t-shirt
Yoga pants
Cocktail dress

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What is your ideal first date?
A winter hike
Cooking class
Brunch
Bar

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Where would you most like to live?
In the mountains
On a farm
In the woods
In a city

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What do you normally text people about?
Coordinating a pick-up game
Just getting to know someone
The meaning of life
Making plans

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How easily do you get mad?
I try to be selective about what makes me mad.
I’m protective, so I tend to be more on the easy side.
I can talk myself down before it gets bad.
It takes a lot to make me mad.

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What is one word you want others to use when describing you?
Athletic
Protective
Chill
Outgoing

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What is one word you would use to describe yourself?
Night owl
Choosy
Zen
Confident

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What is your favorite element?
Fire
Air
Water
Earth

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If you could be awake all of the time, what would you do?
Perfect multiple sports
Date until I found my soulmate
Finish as many books as possible
Hang out with my friends all the time

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When people reach out to you for advice, what is it usually about?
How to stay active
How to say no
How to relieve stress
How to be more social

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What brightens your day when you’re feeling down?
Seeing snow on the forecast
A delicious meal
Sunlight
A conversation with a good friend

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Where is your favorite place to hang out?
Ski lodge
Brunch Cafe
Coffee shop
Friend’s house

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What brings you out of your comfort zone?
Being far from home
Wasting time on people who don’t bring anything to my life
Cutting it close to a deadline
Being alone for too long

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What is a stereotype about you that isn’t true?
Lazy
Loner
Hippie
Ditzy

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What really brings you energy?
Competition
Deep connections
The universe
Throwing a great party

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If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Exotic meats
Chicken Caesar salad
Shrimp scampi
Venison tacos

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What inspires you?
The wonder of kids
Seeing two people clearly in love
People who are more enlightened than I am. I want to get there too.
Kindness

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What makes you mad?
People trying to take something from me
Being stuck indoors
Unnecessary stress
Someone betraying my best friend

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Do you consider yourself a dominant person?
When I see something I want, I plan for it, and then go for it.
If someone else is going for something I want, I get aggressive.
Not usually, but if I feel attacked, I’ll fight back.
I can step up when needed, but I don’t need to be the leader.

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When you procrastinate, what do you do?
Play video games
Gardening
Watch videos online
Scroll through social media

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Are you reliable?
Sometimes the weather prevents me from being where I said I would be.
Sometimes I back out of things, but I always tell someone.
I don’t really commit to things.
If someone needs me, I’m always there.

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What was your best subject in school?
Gym
Study hall
Home-ec
Recess

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What is your go-to caffeinated beverage?
Strong, black coffee
Tea, all day
Spiked coffee
Vanilla latte

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What is your dream vacation?
A winter getaway
Botanical gardens
A tropical getaway
Europe

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