If you are new to numerology then you may be wondering how numerology numbers are involved with your destiny. There are actually a total of eleven numbers used in numerology, from one to nine and then the “master numbers” eleven and twenty-two. Each number has specific meanings attached to it. Your life path in numerology is determined by your birthday. Your “expression number”, or “destiny number”, can be found by calculating the letters of your full name. Your “soul urge”, or the desire of your heart, can be found by calculating the vowels in your name.
Once you use a numerology calculator (or do the math yourself) and discover your numbers, what is the next step? The best thing to do is to get a full reading from a numerology guide. This can help you put all the information together and use it to your benefit. There are no set-in-stone definitions in numerology, since there are different types of numerology, such as Western, Chinese, Tamil and others. If you are looking for a brief overview of numerology number meanings, then you will find the following common examples helpful.
Numerology Number Meanings
Numerology Number 1 is often said to symbolize aggressive life paths and of a yang variety. People in the 1 category are often born leaders, independent, ambitious and very driven. Negatives to watch out for include being self-centeredness, egotism and a demanding personality. Political leadership and head positions are often good career choices.
Numerology Number 2 is said to be a peacekeeper personality and of the yin variety. Optimism, sensitivity, honesty and balance are number 2’s strongest traits. They can often see all viewpoints in situations. Negatives to beware of include over-sensitivity, easily hurt feelings, shyness and the fear to speak his/her mind. The best career paths usually consist of counseling, teaching or any field in customer relations.
Numerology Number 3’s life path includes much communication and self-expression. Generosities, as well as the tendency to live in the moment, and extreme optimism are common in 3’s. They often have charismatic personalities and make people feel very at ease around them. Professions very often include writers, musicians and artists. Beware of procrastination and a lack of direction in life.
Numerology Number 4 is often thought of with creation in mind, as these people are very hard workers. Terms used to describe this life path include determined, practical, down to earth, organized, loyal and honest. Beware of bad traits such as stubbornness, and turning people off by being overly blunt. Careers are in hardworking fields such as scientists, mathematicians, or in business.
Numerology Number 5 is often associated with action, progress, spontaneity and adventure. People in this category put a high value on their freedom. Jobs requiring travel or change are a good match, though most jobs are compatible with 5’s since they are very versatile and self-reliant. Watch out for restlessness that can get overwhelming if you feel tied down, as well as a lack of direction.
Numerology Number 6 finds people full of real compassion and caring. They are often thought of as charitable, happy and understanding. A life filled with home and family is required for real happiness. Strong parenting instincts are common. Careers in teaching and the fields of care giving (doctors and nurses) should be sought. Beware of judging others harshly, becoming self-righteous, meddling or becoming an enabler for someone else.
Numerology Number 7 life paths are often thought of as truth seeking, wise, and dignified. These people tend to like the quiet life and often consider themselves to be perfectionists. They are often very spiritual and seek careers in science or investments. Be careful not to allow yourself to become too isolated, overly eccentric or too critical of others.
Numerology Number 8 is often thought of as a powerful and authoritative number. These people are self-confident and are usually good judges of character. Leadership skills coupled with broad visions usually lead to material success. Ideal career paths include business, politics, and real estate. Beware of turning into a workaholic and living above your means. Not showing enough affection to your loved ones can also be an area of concern.
Numerology Number 9 is associated with humanitarians. People who are 9’s are compassionate, idealistic, creative, and understanding. Many make it their goal to make the world a better place. An artistic flair also is prevalent in this category. Career options are many including teacher, minister, artist and even possibly a healer. Beware of over extending yourself, losing focus, and becoming bitter. If 9’s don’t pursue their goals for the bettering of mankind, they can feel an extreme level of unhappiness.
This is just scratching the surface of true numerology number meanings. To learn more about numerology numbers, as well as the master numbers, get a free personal reading today!