How to overcome the overwhelming yearning?

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  1. Bellona324

    Bellona324 Killer Queen

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    This is an interesting thread. Maybe just save up some money and travel there but easier said than done, unfortunately.

    I don’t miss someone because I know that I’ll meet them again one day and I’m optimistic but I yearn for certain countries: Russia, Germany and the US. I spent my most recent life there. As a spy, I did travel a lot. At the moment, I want to go to Russia the most. Ironic for a Dead Nazi, I know. I really really miss Mother Russia. How I deal with this yearning right now is to keep listening to Russian music because I feel at home just doing that. Unfortunate that I can’t experience the good Russian stuff apart from the music, though. I especially love Winter but I live in a tropical country which I find unfortunate but at least I can experience a close climate next year because I’m moving. I plan on learning Russian once I feel that I’m fluent enough in French.

    Just like you, the culture in my current residence is not for me either. I’m really more Russian than Southeast Asian culturally. This is depressing to think about because I feel out of place.

    If you don’t have the money now, the best thing you can do is to listen to the music of the particular nation you’re yearning for. It fill the gap a little, though not as much if you visit the country itself.
     
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    The author of this fled from Communist Russia, and ever since suffered from nostalgia. All in this life.

     
  3. Bellona324

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    Thanks for the recommendation. However, I would like to clarify something. No, I did not flee from Communist Russia. I’ll try to keep this reply as short as possible but I would like to summarize my most recent past life:
    -I was born German and worked for the Germans during WWII as a spy. I begged my superiors to let me spy on the Soviet Union because I strongly detested communism
    -War was days away from ending, I defected and became American. I was still a spy. The Americans liked me because I had a lot of information on the Russians. I worked for the Americans during the Cold War
    -I took up many Russian identities and spied on the Soviet Union for different purposes. I started to genuinely like Russia, the more time I spent there. I eventually absorbed their culture
    -I died in Russia and before my death, as surprising as it is, even though I spied on the Russians, they were still very nice to me

    Those are the most relevant points to summarize my most recent pl so that you guys are more aware of my origins and why I would yearn for certain countries. This is my explanation, in a way
     
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  4. Cyrus

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    My point was that for Rachmaninoff his Russian period of life must have been almost equivalent to a previous life, taking into account all the circumstances. So, I thought that maybe your feelings might be similar in something to his.

    Best regards.
     
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  5. Tinkerman

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    Ophelia3, thank you for an interesting thread. I, too, believe this type of yearning is inherent in those of us with past life memories. The soulful emptiness we feel for those people we loved in previous lives is a powerful trait and one we should see as good... albeit sad. The key is not to allow it to detract from the life we live now. Actually, using the longing and sadness to enhance this life is the only constructive course of action. Embrace it as a marker of your soul's evolution and journey. How are you using your life now to create beauty and compassion for those around you? Can you use what you've learned thus far to enhance their lives... and of course your own?

    The suggestion of travel is good no matter the motive. As we see and experience different cultures we grow, and sometimes we might just discover a familiar inkling that confirms or triggers a past life. I, for one, will one day travel to the Abbey at Melk. I know of a definite past life there and hope to explore the once familiar halls and countryside, not so much to validate as to grow my soul's journey. Now, regarding past life loves, that certainly tugs deeply at the heart. I look at it this way, if that person or persons were so prevalent then, and continue to pull at your psyche now then there is a purpose and a hope for something beautiful. Simple acceptance goes a long way in my journey... trust too, trust that there is a greater purpose, a greater good in it all. Sometimes just sitting in awe of all that you are then and now brings peace... even the negative and dark times. Blessings to you and all those who have contributed to this thread. ~Tman
     
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    Ophelia3 Senior Registered

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    I can understand how that’d be the case, I guess for me it’s just the scents, culture, landscapes just trigger things for me. Even in my hometown if i see a palm tree it ignites a kind of nostalgia within. Oddly enough walking down long hallways triggers something within also.

    Do you guys experience these day to day triggers?
     
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    You’re probably right, but it makes my heart ache thinking we are destined to remain at distance during this lifetime!
     
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    Eva1942 A Walking Enigma...

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    If you’re longing for Egypt, I found a really neat place in Melbourne that does Ancient Egyptian scents.

    Also I had found a place in Scotland that made Ancient Egyptian perfumes, but by the time I had the money to buy some (it was not cheap) they had closed up shop.

    Lemme know if you want the names of these places via PM.

    Eva x
     
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    It's not really an every day occurrence, but when I see Native American stuff I feel like crying (and I often do when I'm home alone watching those videos on the internet). Not out of sadness, but this deep longing to return to the culture and open plains I used to live in.

    I actually could go back to where I used to live here in America, and it wouldn't cost an arm and a leg, but I never felt a really strong need to. The land is still there and largely untouched, but the culture I was part of is long gone.
     
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    Yes, especially when in a new place.
    A palm-tree alone maybe not, but not long ago a saw the tops of two palm trees above the roof of a rather old tall house at the end of a rather narrow long street - and it gave me quite a pang.
     
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    I wish I could give you some advice,but unfortunately that's hard for me too o_OI struggle with the same feelings,and it leaves me scared of stuff like new year bc everytime the year changes it feels like I'm pulled further and further away from my "home" and from all the common sence.I notice myself,my interests and values clashing constantly with those of people today and that's hard.Also I terribly miss the person I was,the environment I lived in and above all the people I was close with like family and friends.I'm left to constantly wonder if they're still here and where exactly they are,if they remember me and their past lives etc.After a bit of thinking I think I'm able to give some advice though.If it just becomes too much you could try to distract yourself by going outside to do stuff with family or friends,so that you're brain will be occupied with them and the stuff that you're doing at that moment.Even though while doing this my depressed thoughts are still somewhere in the back of my mind,I already feel less misserable that way and having thoughts in the back of your mind is still better than having them all over the place.(except Ifor when I come back home from it all the thoughts slowly creep back up on me)I can imagine that this doesn't work for everyone and maybe not for you.There are days that I'm in a bad of a state that I can't even go outside for just a bit,but I hoped this helped you in some way
     
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    If Im gonna name a place I miss I suppose I am fortunate enough to be close to even in this life which is the sea, the beach, that in a way stay the same throughout life times. Maybe if you got a hobby, interest from a past life that you can take up now ( like I can with hanging around the beach, swimming etc ) you might feel a little bit better ? I know it is a small comfort, but anyway...
     
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  13. Ophelia3

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    Yes! That sounds lively I love Egyptian/ME perfumes, they’re my favourite! Xx


    That’s how I feel also, sadness that I’ll never be able to return. I also suffer major jealousy, it’s something I’m trying to overcome atm, but if I see ancient Egypt on TV I get a flush of almost angst, excitement and “it’s mine” attitude. I use to find it very hard to be happy for those who had just recently travelled Egypt. A full “Why are you there? You don’t belong there? It’s mine” mentality. Not sure why, I should really explore this. I was thinking about it earlier funnily enough when a celebrity shared photos of herself in front of the pyramids and instantly went into “it’s mine” but then came to “how beautiful, good for her”. Ahaha

    Does anyone else have these weird mentalities, or is that just me?
     
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    Ophelia3 Senior Registered

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    Yes that’s it, it’s a sudden sharp pang. A certain familiarity.


    Sometimes it does help trying to distract myself, but other days distractions don’t work. I often wonder why I have these fluctuations. Why now and not before? Why do I have an innate yearning for this place. I wish I could discover more about my PL, I think that’d help quite a bit.

    Where I live is very limited in that field, I think mostly the fact that where I live is so cold, I really miss the sun, I think if I lived in a warmer climate it’d actually help a lot! I’ve been thinking about this more and more lately. This weather really amplifies the yearning.

    Thank you every for the responses thus far! I really appreciate everyone’s thoughts and help! Xx
     
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    I wouldn't say it's so much jealousy for me, it's more of a bittersweet feeling that I can't really describe for some reason.
     
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    I have the same thing actually.My second past life constantly gets bashed online,I can't imagine what it would be like if I would go out looking exactly like myself from then.Idk if people nowadays still know about me,but I guess that the older generation from England and perhaps Germany would recognise me and start some sort of a riot lol.
     
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    I feel that too, some of these emotions are so hard to describe and elaborate on. Perhaps that’s what I’m experiencing too, a sort of bittersweetness. I do feel there’s a pinch of possessiveness though, something I should explore!

    Thanks for sharing with me though, it’s all been helpful and I have rounded up a few idea’s how to healthily approach the yearning. I don’t think it’ll ever go away though, in fact I think it’ll get worse with age! Like someone mentioned above, it’s like being further, and further away from that time you yearn for so much.

    Ophelia. Xx
     
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    Eva1942 A Walking Enigma...

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    What I mean was, that I could return to Germany as my ‘now self’ and no one would ever know that part of me was one of what they term as ‘a evil Nazi’.

    I would be free to visit all the places I frequented in my WWII lifetime (both as the Nazi and the Jew in-exile) and no one would be none the wiser!

    I’ve always joked and said that I would most likely be thrown out of any tour of Holocaust sites because I’d know more than the guide and that wouldn’t be right! :p (well not for the guide conducting the tour LOL)

    Also adding to this, I could even return to Egypt and no one would ever know I’m a reincarnated Queen from the 18th Dynasty and a reincarnated Pharaoh from the 19th Dynasty. Egyptians are still calling that past life self of mine as ‘Egypt’s Great Grandfather’ :confused:

    Eva x
     
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    Eva1942 A Walking Enigma...

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    Actually, I’ve learned to look upon it as feeling quite proud of what I achieved in those lifetimes. I’m talking across the board and I feel that makes the yearning less. Just like my Swedish Royalty lifetime — I have no need to visit Sweden (I just go to IKEA haha :p NO, I’m kidding..) and I don’t yearn to visit Sweden.

    Ironically, I yearn to visit Denmark because it is where I had my Nordic Shieldmaiden lifetime. I am drawn to the city of Odense, but I’m trying to work out if that is a influence of this lifetime and having had a friend from there. The yearning is not as bad as Egypt so I manage to sooth that yearn by focusing on other things.

    Yearning means you left something unfinished there. In that lifetime you had not a chance to do or finish something there, therefore it ‘feels’ like the right time to go and discover what it is that you left unfinished.

    OR.....

    The yearning could mean that you miss something from that lifetime. I often miss my Egyptian lifetimes because life was simple then, you didn’t have worries about money, bills and the only thing you had to worry about was your children getting sick from a scorpion or something such as that. THAT is why I yearn for Egypt.

    Eva x
     
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    Yeah I know what you meant.At the time I was English and a Nazi sympathiser,and I was actually well known for it.During the war I was considered "the most hated woman in England"This may come as random information now,but I was just scared that saying this would imideantly give away who I was in that life and have people on here think of me negativelyo_OBut to most people I'm still a forgotten part of history so I guess nobody will find out :cool:Whenever people talk about the Nazi's I try not to say much but i'ts funny to know that these people don't know about my past lives and who I was and that they would be shook if they knew lol.
     
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