Ways The Universe Sends You Messages – Signs To Look Out For

Jun 18, 2021Thato

How much attention do you really pay to your own life? You have to remember that you're not an isolated being. You're part of something much bigger and much more complex than you may realize. Often the things we dismiss as coincidences are actually messages from the universe to help guide us. But not every message from the universe is what it appears to be, and you need to watch out.

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Physical Manifestation Of Pain

A physical manifestation is usually in the form of pain or illness where the source is unknown or linked to emotion. The physical manifestation of discomfort or illness is generally seen as a sign from the universe, but it can also be linked to spirituality. Take the time to find out the cause of your pain so you can better understand the reason behind it. 

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Music

A lot of time, people like to say that music is spiritual, and they are often correct. Having a song stuck in your head, hearing a song everywhere you go or hearing someone else sing a song can be a sign. Try to understand your connection to the song/lyrics, and maybe you'll be able to understand the meaning behind it. 

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The Weather

Part of the reason why nature is the best teacher is that it will always guide you to the right path. For instance, what's the first thing that comes to mind when you experience bad weather? What you feel or notice by observing the weather may be a sign from the universe.

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Unexpected Encounters

We run into people all the time, but if you ever felt like you met someone at precisely the right moment, where exactly the right time? Maybe you were thinking about going on your dream vacation, and you just so happen to meet an old friend we'll just come back from one. When something like this happens, it's usually a confirmation from the universe the driver on the right track or the wrong one. 

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Emotions That Are Out Sync

Do you find yourself feeling sad or lonely for no reason? Or you have unexpected emotions with no actual cause? These feelings I usually warning signs from the universe, so it's best always to take extra caution. You never know what's around the corner.

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Coming Across Unusual/Unfamiliar Words

When you often find yourself coming across words that you feel are unusual or unfamiliar, this could be the universe trying to speak to you. The universe often uses unfamiliar things as warnings to stop you from going in the wrong direction. So don't be too dismissive and think those words are just simply a coincidence. 

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Scent

Your sense of smell is your best recording device. We often find ourselves linking smells to pleasant memories. Sometimes you can come across a scent that leaves a powerful picture in your mind. If you come across one of these scents, it's usually because the universe tries to remind you about something important. 

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Listen To Your Gut

It may seem cliche but always listen to your gut. It's very rarely wrong. One of the best ways the universe tries to communicate with us is through our gut feelings. Certain universal truths guide us through life, and when you find one, you'll know immediately. Conversely, if something feels out of sync, then you'll immediately notice that too. Trust your gut

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People You Come Across

This can refer to people you're close with or complete strangers. The universe has a way of using other people to either guide us or warn us. For example, running into your doctor at the supermarket when you've been putting off going for a checkup is a clear sign from the universe that you need to schedule that checkup. 

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Unexpected Or Random Thoughts

Our thoughts have power, even the most random ones. If you find yourself randomly thinking about someone you haven't spoken to in a long time, it may be a sign that you need to check on them. Another example is when you randomly feel inspired to do something, tap into that feeling. It may be the start of something extraordinary. 

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Physical Signs

A sign from the universe isn't always subtle. Sometimes when we ignore the subtle signals from the universe, it gives us a little nudge to get us on the right track. For example, if you're going through a rough time and come across a billboard with a positive message, this may be the universe trying to tell you that things will get better. 

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The Force Of Attraction

Pay attention to the things that you constantly attract in your life. They may have a deeper meaning than you think. It can be something as small as a specific flower, or it could be the type of people you come across. Pay close attention to what you're drawn to and what that may mean. For example, constantly coming across the color red is a sign of stability and good fortune. 

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Objects That You Come Across By Accident

The universe often sends messages through objects. For example, let's say a book about financial freedom falls from a shelf just as you start planning for your future. Or coming across an old photo of someone you've been thinking about calling. At first, the sign may not be clear, but it's up to you to figure it out. 

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Sudden Glitches In Technology

Yes, sometimes the universe sends you signs using technology. It can be bad service, your device shutting down unexpectedly, or your screen freezing. All of these signs can be different meanings. Pay attention to what you were doing before the glitch. It may give you some insight into what the universe is trying to tell you. 

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Unexpected Setbacks

A setback can be a missed flight, arriving late at a meeting because of traffic, or fall sick the day you were meant to do something. Not all setbacks are intended to discourage you. Some are designed to guide you to the right doors. So whenever you find yourself experiencing a setback, please take it as a sign.

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Recurring Experiences

Have you ever found yourself caught in a loop? Almost as if the same thing keeps happening to you over and over? Whether it's constantly bumping your toe on a table or forgetting something important. These recurring experiences could be the universe trying to send you a message. Pay attention. 

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Dreams

Your unconscious mind is one of the most powerful tools you have in your arsenal. It's more in tune with the world in a way that your conscious mind can ever be. So whenever you experience an intense or repetitive dream, pay attention. An excellent way to do this is to keep a dream journal so you can keep track of what messages the universe is sending you. 

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Animals

The universe sometimes chooses to send its messages through animals, specifically spirit animals. So if you've come across your spirit animal repetitively, it could be a sign of things to come. For example, seeing a flock of birds can represent freedom. 

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Number Patterns

Always be on the lookout for patterns in numbers. There are a unique set of numbers called angel numbers. These sequences of numbers usually have hidden meanings, especially if you see them more than once. For example, repetitive numbers like 111, 777, and 888 are signs that you're going in the right direction.

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Synchronicity

Synchronicity is a random occurrence that may seem coincidental and relate but are actually not connected at all. For example, let's say you see a blue balloon. When you get to work, you see another one. Then on your drive back home, you see another blue balloon placed next to your dream car in the dealership. Coincidence? Understanding synchronicity is knowing that some things are more profound than you may realize. 

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Repeated Clumsiness

Everyone experiences a moment or two of clumsiness. But if this happens to you often, then it might be the universe trying to show you something. For example, constantly misplacing things can be a sign that there's something you need to remember. While breaking things could be seen as a sign that you need to let go of the past. 

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Recurring Words/Phrases

If you find yourself coming across the same word or phrase constantly in a short space of time, take a moment to evaluate. These words or phrases could be a message from the universe or a clue about something you need to figure out. 

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When Everything Seems To Be Falling Apart

Have you ever felt like everything in your life is completely falling apart? Those days where you can't seem to catch a break and everything is going wrong all simultaneously? For example, your car getting dented the same day your ceiling falls apart. Most of the time, when things fall apart, it's usually a sign to learn to let go of things. 

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When Everything Starts To Come Together

Sometimes we find ourselves on a hot streak. Like a basketball player who scores every time they shoot. When you're in a good space and everything in your life begins to align, things start to work out. When this happens, it's usually because you're on the right path. 

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Meditation

This example is usually the most obvious but also the most overlooked. Most people know about the power of meditation and how it relates to the universe, but they miss it. We all have an inner guidance system that we can tap into, and the best way to do that is through meditation. 

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People Around You Start Adopting Something You've Been Considering

Let's say you've been thinking about going vegan, then all of a sudden, the people in your life start becoming vegans and follow a healthier lifestyle. This is usually a confirmation from the universe that you need to lead a healthier lifestyle. 

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Deja Vu

Have you ever had those moments where you feel like, "wait, I've been here before," but you can't precisely remember when? That's an example of deja vu. The feeling that you've lived through a present situation before. Deja vu is either a warning or confirmation, depending on the scenario. 

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Always Getting Into Altercations

If you constantly find yourself in heated arguments, physical altercation, or silly disagreements with the people close to you, then this is a sign that you need to self-introspect. When we're not aligned with our purpose, we become extremely irritable and tend to lash out, so take time out and try to find out what's really causing you to feel this way. 

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Poor Sleeping Habits

Sometimes we find ourselves paralyzed by our own thoughts and unable to get a good night's sleep. Try and zone into those thoughts that are keeping you up, don't avoid them. They'll give you insight into what the universe is trying to tell you about. 

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Random Opportunities

Sometimes the universe uses the most unexpected situation as a guide. If someone calls you out of nowhere and offers you an opportunity, take the time to hear them out. Although, in a world full of scammers, it might be challenging to differentiate between what's real and what's not, so be careful. 

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Help Appears Out Of Nowhere

What this simply means is that what you need shows up at precisely the moment you need it. It's pretty similar to some of the signs we've already spoken about that focus on alignment and attraction. If every time you need something and the exact person or thing you need appears out of nowhere, then this is a sign that you're not alone. 

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Losing People For Good

Have you ever heard the phrase "what's meant for me will always find me?" This is especially true when it comes to the people in your life. The people who are intended to be in your life will always find their way back to you, and those who aren't simply won't. 

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People Always Finding Their Way Back To You

If you find yourself constantly getting back to that one person, then newsflash, they might be the one. Let's say you keep running into the same person over and over again for a couple of months, don't be too quick to dismiss it as coincidence. 

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Finding Your Happy Place

We all struggle to find inner happiness, especially when we're going through prolonged periods of loneliness. But if you can master making yourself happy outside of other people, then that's usually the time the universe sends the right person in your life. Finding happiness within yourself is typically a sign that you're ready to accept and, more importantly, give that same energy into the world.

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Association

When you start associating someone or something with the feeling you get from watching movies, listening to music, or other random things to love, then this may be a sign. You might be about to meet your true love, or they're already in your life, and the universe is trying to draw attention to that person. 

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Finding Clarity

Finding clarity in life might sound simple at first, but it isn't always straightforward. We come across things/people who cloud our judgment and make it hard to see. So if you're lucky enough to find clarity, this may be a sign that you're ready to find love again, and your special someone is around the corner. 

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Follow Your Heart

One of the best and most obvious signs of romance is the heart. The universe will use your heart as a guide to help you find love. And once you've found it, you won't have to force it. You'll know. After all, there's someone for everyone. That's just how the world works. 

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Inspire A Positive Change In Your Personality

Often people find themselves in scenarios where they have to shrink themselves to make people comfortable. So if you meet someone that inspires you to express yourself, don't let them get away. The universe may have brought this person into your life to help unlock your true potential. 

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Inner Peace

There are very few things in life that are more important than inner peace. If you find someone that allows you always to be yourself and helps bring you inner peace, then they're likely a gift from the universe. Inner peace is a sign of the beginning of a new chapter. Go where there's peace. 

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Random Visions Of The Future

We are all guilty of doing this now and then, and it doesn't always work out. But if you find yourself creating imaginary scenarios in your head about someone, pay attention to how you feel in that moment. This will help guide you on what to do. 

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They Inspire Your Best Self

You know that the universe is pushing you in the right direction when you start to feel like the best version of yourself every time you're around someone. Whether you just met them or you've known them a long time, if they inspire the best version of you, then they're for keeps.

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The Approval Of Family And Friends

If you meet someone and eventually introduce them to your family and friends, it probably means that you have strong feelings for them. If your family and friends get along with and approve of your partner, then there's a good chance you made the right decision. Hold on to them. 

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Love At First Sight

If you meet someone and you immediately feel butterflies in your stomach, then there's a good chance they are the one. There are countless stories about people who fell in love the moment they laid eyes on each other, and they usually end well. This is one of the most apparent signs the universe sends you when it comes to romantic relationships. 

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Interpreting These Signs

Two people can receive the same sign from the universe and interpret them differently. This is why the universe gives you the tools you need to understand it better. These tools can be in the form of your religious leader, tarot reader, psychologist, or fortune teller. 

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There are many reasons why we may receive signs from the universe. It could be to warn us, guide us, or confirm that we're on the right path. The only way to really find out the reasons behind these signs is to pay close attention. Most of the things that happen to us aren't coincidences. Have you seen any of these signs in your life recently? If so, which ones? Leave a comment and let us know. And remember to share this helpful article; someone may need it.

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