Numerology

# Check out your life path number

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In astrology and numerology, your date of birth is important in determining the parts of your destiny.

In astrology, you look to the planets for answers, but in numerology, you use the numbers of your date of birth to determine your life path number.

This number is supposed to contain clues about part of your goal during this lifetime and about the lessons and experiences you are likely to realize.

## How do you determine your life path number?

Start by converting your date of birth into unique numbers. So, for example, if you were born on August 20, 1980, you would do this:

Month: 8 (August is the 8th month)

Day: 2 – 0 – 2

Year: 1 – 9 – 8 – 0 – 18 (Continue to reduce this number to a single digit)

1 – 8 – 9

Then you add these three numbers together:

8 – 2 – 9 – 19

(Month – Day – Year)

Again, reduce this number until it is between 1 and 9

1 – 9 – 10

1 – 0 – 1

This would give you a life path number of 1.

The only time you wouldn’t reduce the numbers is if you get an 11, 22 or 33 at any stage of the process. Indeed, these are known as Master or Power Numbers.

For example, my date of birth is December 29, 1988

Month: 1 – 2 – 3

Day: 2 – 9 – 11 (This is a master number, so it does not need to be reduced to a single digit)

Year: 1 – 9 – 8 – 8 – 26

2 – 6 – 8

If I add them together 3 – 11 – 8 – 22

My life path number would be 22. (Again, this number should not be reduced to a single digit because it is a master number).

## Meaning your life path number

### Life path number 2

You are a born companion, a best friend and an employee. Life will always be easier for you when you follow in the footsteps of those who have gone before you. This is because you learn better from others and their mistakes and triumphs. You are a born peacekeeper and you fight against disagreements or conflicts of any kind. You are very thoughtful and conscientious and it is likely that you will always have many friends. You like to be in a relationship or have a ‘partner in crime’. You are a gentle soul and are always able to see other points of view. You forgive easily and are often the first to compromise or sacrifice something. Sometimes you can be a ‘pleasure for people’ and give too much of yourself. You have a strong desire to be loved and accepted and this can sometimes mislead you. You are meant to help support and guide others using your diplomatic and open-minded approach. You are an excellent friend, mentor and support for those in need. Ask yourself where you can be most useful and follow your heart to the answer.

### Life path number 3

You are a creative and self-expressive soul with a strong ability to communicate and socialize. People are often attracted to your charismatic nature and always have fun in your business. You are extremely intelligent and have the ability to almost see through the minds of others. You know many things and often have talents in several areas. You are enthusiastic in the soul and you thrive when you are able to express yourself. You are also sensitive to emotions and like to be attached to others. Sometimes, however, you may be too sticky and lose your independence. You may also be wrong about forgetting or neglecting, and those around you may be frustrated by your fickle nature. You are destined to use your communicative skills and quick wit to forge your way into this life. You aspire to express yourself and through this expression you can help and guide others. You thrive surrounded by friends and family and find life easier when you follow the current and let your heart guide you.

### Life path number 4

You are strong, logical and a fundamental support for others. You are also analytical, attention to detail and attention to those around you. You are extremely motivated and often have the strength and energy to continue long after others have given up. You are calm, focused and always have a logical and practical answer to everything you do. You are very goal oriented, so having an attack plan will always keep you in a good position. You are likely to be very prosperous in this life because not only are you intelligent, but you are also responsible and conservative with material possessions. Sometimes you may be stubborn and be subject to workaholic tendencies. You can also take on more expenses than you need, especially for your friends and family. You are considered reliable and if you don’t hold your limits in place, people can take advantage of you. You have the gift of nailing a creative idea and turning it into reality. Sometimes you can be narrow-minded and limited in your thoughts and beliefs. You are destined to bring order and structure to your life and that of those around you. You are also grounded and reliable. You have the gift of being able to take ideas and give them “roots” or legs on which to stand.

### Life path number 5

You thrive in freedom and adventure and always seem to have enough energy. You are naturally intelligent and optimistic because you are curious about nature and like to observe others. You are somehow a chameleon and can adapt comfortably to any situation or event. You easily make friends and you like to travel or spend time outdoors. You are a strong individual and have the ability to find your way into difficult life situations. You may find that in life, you are constantly on the move or that you never really stay settled for a long time. Sometimes you may lack consistency and be irresponsible. You are also known for making impulsive decisions that can sometimes mislead you. You do well in creative and imaginative fields and enjoy learning new cultures. You are meant to be adaptive and follow the flow of life, rather than trying to mount against it. You are an explorer at heart and you strive to try new things and open yourself to new experiences. You have to learn to trust yourself and to go in the direction of your call. Because of your adaptable nature, you are likely to change careers and orientation often – learn to accept it and go with the wind.

### Life path number 6

You are led by your family and have a strong sense of justice. You are a natural mediator and have the ability to see both sides. You are often the person to contact during disagreements and you know exactly the right thing to say at the right time. You want peace and harmony in your family environment and you may feel unwell or threatened if not. You always aim to make those around you happy and you are known to be selfless and very generous. You are well informed and want to make the most of the experience. You are also very creative and can also have a fascination for history or collectibles. You tend to take on many responsibilities within the home and family and it is often important to make sure that everything is okay. You are a natural humanitarian and you would make an excellent caregiver. Sometimes you can be obsessive and hypochondriac. You may also find it difficult to abandon the past and forgive those who have betrayed you. You are designed to support and encourage others by using your authentic and natural caring abilities. While you tend to move away from the world, know that you have great power and strength to fulfill your desires. You are an expressive and stimulating soul and you will always feel guided when you are connected to this energy.

### Life Path Number 8

You were born with the gifts of prosperity and power. You have a strong and strong ability to move forward in life and when you think about it, you can achieve everything. You thrive on prosperity and success, especially in your career. You are also very instinctive and when you use this ability, everything seems to come together. You have an understanding of the material and spiritual world. You are also very charitable and like to give back. You are productive, agile and very friendly with those around you. You are brave and you rarely let fear stand in your way. Sometimes you can be stubborn and in case of imbalance, you can also use your power to control and manipulate. You are very disciplined and expect others to be the same. You are destined to enter into a position of power in this life, but with great power comes a great responsibility. You are endowed with the ability to enter into a role of power and to be prosperous through it. Learning to balance the material and spiritual world will be a challenge for you, but by finding that balance, you will achieve personal satisfaction and harmony.

### Life path number 9

You are sensitive to others and your environment. You like to be in nature and surrounded by beautiful or creative things. You are also very intuitive and have the ability to feel what others think and feel. You are drawn to the esoteric aspects of life and aspire to a deeper understanding of the world around you. You can be dismissive of material life and are led to explore and move with the flow of the Universe. You are a romantic at heart and can sometimes get lost in your relationships. Because you are sensitive to others, your emotions can go up and down and sometimes you may feel overwhelmed or even depressed. You care about your heart and are always there to help you if necessary. However, you are an independent soul and are not always there when you need it. You can be easily deceived however, you are still protected and you may discover that you are going through the challenges of life. You are destined to lead a deep and sometimes difficult life. Through these challenges, however, you will always feel guided and protected. You are powerful in your heart but avoid material possessions. You are a compassionate and intuitive soul.

## Master or power numbers

These indicate greater challenges in life but also greater rewards.