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Signs to Look Out for to Know If You Have an Indigo Child

Signs You Have an Indigo Child
Indigo children are born with a much higher level of consciousness and are enlightened souls, who will renounce archaic paradigms and dogmas for the sake of positive development.
Rohini Mohan
Last Updated: Oct 06, 2017
'Indigo Child' was a term coined by Nancy Ann Tappe, who claimed to have noticed an indigo aura around certain children and individuals, through her synesthetic and psychic perception.
According to Tappe, 95% of children born in the last decade have auras that are dominated with the color indigo. This color is said to symbolize the energy of the "third eye chakra". She believed that, indigo bearers are here to unify the world and make it a more peaceful place to live in. Whereas, some believe that in order to bring peace, these children will need to breakdown redundant and oppressive systems by dawning their spirit like an armor.

Indigo children are here to carry the weight of the world into a more globalized era, and for that purpose their energy is always undergoing metamorphosis, so as to change with time and become more equipped to lead the way. According to Nancy Ann Tappe, there are four types of indigo personalities, which include humanists, artists, conceptualists, and catalysts. Following are some signs that are attributed with each indigo personality.
The Humanist Indigo Child
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They are well-versed with technology, and use it to network, spread awareness, fight against injustice, and make the world a smaller place.
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They use their excellent communication skills to share ideas with others and build meaningful relationships with people from various cultures. Such children can start a conversation with anyone without judging them, until proven wrong.
The children are good-natured, friendly, and extrovert, if they find like-minded or intriguing people to interact with. Communicating is their strongest trait and this ability to converse keeps them happy and balanced.
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Humanist indigo children are easygoing, fun, casual, helpful, and not snobbish. They are almost always physically active and eager to play, which can make them seem a bit hyperactive.
They are likely to portray androgynous behavior, are not insecure about being around children who are boys or girls. They have an innate tendency to treat everyone equally, irrespective of their looks, gender, or background.
They are quick at grasping information and learn very quickly, which can also make them get bored very soon and lose interest or get distracted often.
It is extremely hard to make such children detract from their routine. They feel unhappy when their study or play time is affected in any way.
The Artist Indigo Child
Girl with scissors
Not necessarily artistic in the traditional sense, these kids begin to show their creative talent from a very young age. Being multi-talented, there is a likelihood of the child possessing a combination of personalities amidst the four mentioned.
Such children will often take inspiration from the most mundane things and from their spiritual existence, to create fantastic works of art and literature.
They are highly unlikely to imitate others, and would rather create something original and unique. That being said, they still need training and time to learn the required skills to harness their artistic abilities and put them to good use.
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Such children are also likely to be extremely moody, and would prefer being left alone while working on a painting or other artsy projects. However, they also love being the center of attention and like being praised for their efforts.
They are performance-driven and will not stop until the desired results are achieved. This perfectionism can be daunting for the parents but interrupting their creative work may set off a series of dramatic outbursts and tantrums.
It is not uncommon for indigo children to spend most of their idle hours in daydreaming. They can also be extremely sensitive to how their peers perceive and treat them. They also like exercising and enjoy being outdoors.
It is hard for them to adjust with the disciplinary environment of school. They have a problem with authority and will not accept anyone dominating them.
If stressed beyond patience, it is highly probable for indigo children to shun people. This will happen after the child has forgiven and ignored several past instances of rudeness from the other person. Thereafter, it is hard for them to trust the ones who hurt their feelings.
They are the happiest and the brightest when they are busy working on their art or performing, which adds new life to their being!
The Conceptualist Indigo Child
To think out of the box is the very essence of the conceptualist indigo child. From a very early age, they will begin to question the norms of the society around them. It is their endeavor to usher in new concepts and outlook, which replace redundant or harmful ones.
Girl doing project
Such children are likely to suggest a completely different and functional way of doing something which will help make the work easier for everybody. This tendency can be noticed while working alone on a class project or working with a group of classmates. It can also be noticed in the questions asked by toddlers to their elders, that can often leave the adults speechless!
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These kids are calm, logical, and excellent with technology. They can do wonders with puzzles, riddles, random patters, codes, science, and math-related subjects. They enjoy following a disciplined lifestyle, prefer staying aloof, and are the least social among the lot.
They also need some form of physical activity that helps them feel a sense of belonging to a team or cause. However, they do not really like mingling with people much and would rather stay alone and spend time building their virtual world.
The Catalyst Indigo Child
The catalyst indigo children are rare and few. These children have a philosophical bent of mind, are philanthropic, and greatly affected by the plight of the world. They are extremely kind, sensitive, psychic, and easily angered by the sight of injustice.
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These children are athletic and have strong well-built physique. They are curious by nature and bursting with energy, which needs to be channelized with some form of sports or martial arts.
They also have a comparatively keener insight into the probable events of the future. They are often sidelined by other children because of their keen sense of righteousness and intellect, which makes them the odd ones in any group.
They find it hard to adjust with school life because they can't relate with the method of teaching or their other classmates. They like learning on their own and will create their own unique method to do so. These children are most likely to be tagged as autistic or suffering from ADHD, because half of them do have some learning disability. Nonetheless, most of them simply think differently and that is what makes them special.
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They feel a sense of entitlement about their existence and will often worry whether they will be able to fulfill their life's purpose. They may not know how to go about achieving their dreams but that does not stop them from trying.
Based on these traits of the four personality types, the parents must assess which characteristics are dominant in their child. Indigo children are not a scientifically proven fact, thus it is inadvisable for parents to place undue pressure and label their children as indigos.