When I look for a past life issue, such as bad habits, soul connections, fears etc, I look at the Moon and Pluto and the 12th house.
The moon is first. Here you can find your moon sign http://www.lunarium.co.uk/moonsign/calculator.jsp
Read my article, “What you’re here to Learn-Sun Signs”
Our moon sign shows what personality traits you come into this life with. Below is a snapshot.
If your moon is in:
ARIES- You where a warrior, a fighter and independent. You come into this life knowing what you want, and may have to temper your aggression.
TAURUS-In your past life, you loved the material world, from nature, to food and the security of money. You come with a need to have security.
GEMINI- The writer, the teacher, the reporter. You loved to share and receive a lot of information on many topics. A gift for the gab. This lifetime you have a need communicate.
CANCER-The caregiver, the nurse, doctor, mother and nurturer. Now you have a need to be needed, and to care for others.
LEO- You may have been part of royalty, maybe in the theatre, a leader or simply the infamous businessman in your small town. Wither way you felt important. In this life time you need to feel important again.
VIRGO-Your past life you served, maybe food, a belief, or even as a servant to people. This could have been demeaning or at the least humbling. In this life you may have issues with confidence.
LIBRA-The peacekeeper, a need for justice and balance. You could have been a lawyer, or the neighbourhood or family negotiator. This life you desire peace and tranquility.
SCORPIO-In your past you were a deep thinker, inquisitive and possibly a recluse. The councillor, the researcher, the psychologists. Some learn fears, some learn to keep to themselves. You may feel misunderstood on this life and love to understand people on a deep level.
SAGITTARIUS- The philosopher, professor, traveller, and/or comedian. In the past you needed your freedom, you need to be the seeker of truth. You feel a need to roam and not be tied down in this lifetime.
CAPRICORN-The manager, the boss, the self employed and one in authority, In the past people looked to you for reliable advice and action. In this life you feel a need to work hard and have respect.
AQUARIUS- The free spirit, a humanitarian, you were the seer. You had many friends and in this life time seek out those old souls. Its important you have your own individuality and freedom.
PISCES- The healer, the recluse, the artist, the muse. You liked your solitude. You will find you are sensitive to others energies and many needy people gravitate to you in this life.
I have 25 plus years as a Master Astrologer, the MOON signs as well as the portions of the daily moon has always fascinated me.