These are some of the qualities and challenges that are very unique to First Wave Indigo personality types.
Most Indigos can relate to at least 90% of this list:
Were born en masse (about 62%) between 1969 and 1987 (With stragglers before and after - 30% were born in the 50's)
Highly intelligent in their "Own Way." Are literally "wired differently" than other people.
Know in their heart and core that they are here "on a mission" but many don't remember what that is or how to go about it.
Have an inner awareness that what is being taught in churches and schools is NOT accurate and know there are hidden agendas around the lies that are being accepted by the masses as "Truth." This is extremely frustrating but inspires them to uncover the cover-ups and expose The Real Truth! Have a strong sense of truth, ethics, justice and freedom. (That is why "authority figures" many times irritate and frustrate them). When these are in jeopardy, will give their "all" for their cause, and many times feel they would rather die than give-in to tyranny and deception.
Many have strong or unusual Psychic and Telekinetic abilities.
Have extraordinary levels of compassion. Have purple/UV as their favorite color or see it in their dreams.
Have an affinity to Knights, Castles, and Dragons.
Shut down psychic abilities because it scares people.
Feel like they could be one of the characters on the 1980's television series "The Misfits of Science" or one of the young people in Xavier's school for the gifted in the recent movies from the comic books "The X-Men."
Many times get along better with animals and nature than people.
Have a bond/connection to the trees, and nature in general.
Can relate well to children and or the elderly
Feel very comfortable lounging, and would rather sit on the floor on a pillow than in a hard, uncomfortable chair. (Would prefer sitting on the floor in school, and business meetings if they could get away with it!)
Are very attracted to soft natural fabrics in their cloths and fuzzy blankets are the ultimate!
Many times get very impatient when with someone who doesn't get to the point.
Creative, inventive, and very intuitive.
Involve themselves in human/animal rights efforts.
Have an innate sense of "oneness" and connectedness to all of creation. Get confused and disturbed when others don't share their reality of "at-one-ment."
High capacity for love, and therefore others may feel uncomfortable by their intensity.
Very sensitive, sometimes "Hyper Sensitive" and may not be able to distinguish between the emotional fields of those around them and their own personal emotions.
May go through periods of apathy and cynicism as coping mechanisms.
Intense longing for "their own kind". Soul Mates but don't know where to look.
Have "Hug Deficit Disorder" and need immense amounts of physical touching, hugs, and love to "cuddle."
Because of being misunderstood and then betrayed, may develop strong trust issues, and therefore keep many of their thoughts, feelings and opinions to themselves.
About 30% have difficulties expressing them selves, especially in writing.
NOTE: If you read some of the poorly written correspondence from some of these First Wave Indigos, you would assume they were uneducated and nearly illiterate, but the truth is, that these same people can also be speed readers and can absorb information in seconds that would take others minutes to understand and retain.
Very disciplined when properly motivated.
Get bored and or frustrated in school.
Male Indigos (and many Females) for the most part don't "do authority" very well because most of the time they are smarter than those in authority.
Many find themselves in "Alternative Schools."
Female Indigos seem to be able to cope better with the school systems than their male counterparts.
Many are labeled "Dyslexic" and find themselves in "Special Classes" at school that usually never work for them.
Indigos have a strong desire to know "why" •and if they don't see "the point" in something, (or if is it isn't explained properly), will feel it is simply not worth their time/energy and will either react with resistance or just simply "blow off" the people/things that seem not worth their time and energy.
Innately have their own ways of calculation and many have been accused of cheating in school because they do the answers in their head and cannot show their work.
Indigos have an evolved awareness of how things work, therefore, many of the rigid rules and methods of learning Math, English, and Physics (NOT metaphysics or quantum physics) make no sense to them.
All First wave Indigos have what might be termed as "A Gift of Healing" ....whether it is making people feel better with their humor and wit, hands on healing, animal and plant healing, healing with music and tone, or healing with new "unproven" methods.. •some of which are natural and need no external training for.
Many Indigos have "Telepathic Healing" abilities and long distances make no difference to the efficiency of their work.
Because of their expanded perception, unusual creativity, wanting to try new things, and running way ahead of what is being taught in class, many were diagnosed as having Attention Deficit Disorder, and put on Ritalin as children.
Most Indigo's (especially males) have a high innate aptitude for computers/electronics and or auto mechanics. It is common for them to "Just Know" how to operate and trouble shoot with very little help from a book or an instructor.
First Wave Indigo's are extremely creative, and express this innate skill in many (and often times OUTRAGEOUS forms.) These skills manifest in: Drawing, Painting, Sculpting, Decorating, Photography, Writing (in sometimes very extreme and unique ways), Making Blueprints and Prototypes, Composing and Playing Music (even if they have never had lessons), inventing games, and creating new & more efficient ways of doing things.
Very few Indigos are interested in aggressive sports such as Football and Hockey. They would rather spend their physical exercise time and energy in personal achievement and outdoor sports such as track & field, skateboarding, mountain climbing, cycling, kayaking, etc. They are also attracted to discipline and self-defense sports such as Fencing and Martial Arts
Because of their feeling so foreign to this planet, a very high percentage of Indigos have been put on "Antidepressants" to make them appear "Normal" and fit in our society. This is just a temporary fix though, and only adds to their challenges.
Many Indigos are drawn to Theatrics, Drama, and Stand-up Comedy. In these venues they can "pretend to be someone else" when actually they are using this as an outlet to vent and express their own views and pent up emotions. It is also a place for "misfits" to find a place of refuge and "fit in".
Because of their feeling so "alien" here, many go through periods of severe grief, loneliness, and displacement and may turn to drugs, alcohol, or attempt suicide for a way out.
One trademark that a high % of First Wave Indigos have is living through extreme hardships as children, teenagers, and young adults. Many were born into family situations that were physically, emotionally, spiritually and psychically abusive. These Indigos had to figure out how to balance and keep their inherent integrity levels, while being subjected to painful and life shattering experiences. A large % were implanted in such horrendous situations as: organized crime, physical abuse, sexual abuse, and even ritual/cult abuse & mind control.