by Elizabeth | 1:14 am

Honestly speaking, if you had to choose one number to learn in Numerology, let that be your Life Path Number. It is considered one of the most important numbers in your chart because it tells you what you will eventually evolve into, challenges you may face and lessons that you must learn to be at your full potential. This number will stick by you till death, you can not change this number hence it’s uniqueness.

How Do You Find This Number?

You want to add all the numbers to your full birth date and reduce numbers to a single digit.

I promise it’s not as complex as it may sound right now lol. Let me break it down with my own birth date (oh jeez y’all about to see how old I am xD )

I was born on August 7th, 1995

All months (January through December) are numbered1-12 so we will follow that accordingly with August


We want to reduce all numbers so when we add them we get a single digit number (Numbers 1-9 unless if they are’re Master Numbers which can be 11, 22, and sometimes 33) therefore:



1995= 1+9+9+5 = 24 = 2+4 = 6

These 3 digits will now be added and reduce if applicable to get the Life Path Number itself

8+7+6= 21 = 2+1= 3

My Life Path Number is a 3

Some of you may wonder why did I work with the numbers in three sections independently before adding them together all in one?

Sometimes at the end of adding, you might get the same result but the vibrations change. If the numbers are not reduced prior to being added together, then your not working from the core of each number. It’s like certain math equations back at high school where you must follow P.E.M.D.A.S. If you don’t and aren’t lucky enough, your answer can come out wrong.

Plus this method here acknowledges your Period Cycle.

[Period Cycles are 3 long-term cycles that cover 1/3 each, of your life. Its found by the reduced numbers of your month day and year that you were born in. Another great topic to discuss in another post.]

So it’s crucial to break everything down prior to adding everything together.

Now you may also be wondering what is the significance of the number 3 or any number in the Life Path section of one’s birth chart? Well, each number has a description that depicts you as a person. I have gone through many sites and read books to understand the meaning of each number. You will see that different sites have somewhat different perspectives on the numbers are defined as, but there is a constant reoccurring theme that I found in all of them and instead of having you do the same, I’ve complied my list for you guys to check out. Remember this, some attributes of the number may not resonate with you now because you have other core numbers that make up who you are plus, you probably have gotten that far in your life to have experience what your life path number has in store for you.

Life Path 4: The Teacher/ limitations

Life Path number 4’s seek a sense of stability and security. You value your work, but often job hop before settling down. You are a “literal” thinker and you tend to do very well when you use your amazing process- oriented brain. You make a really good teacher, no matter if you mean to or not. You must follow your true true passion because its not easy to live someone else’s dream. Life Path 4’s are considered the most orderly of numbers. Home to Life Path 4 homes are considered their sanctuary. They have a strong sense of morality and can be very honest. They like it when others are just as honest to them. 4’s have a small network where they express their loyalty and dependability.


Ruling planet: The Sun or Uranus

“you entered this plane with a natural genius for planning, fixing, building, and somehow, with practical application and cerebral excellence, making things work.”

—Laurie Buchanan

When Aligned:

  • Organized
  • Stable
  • Resolute
  • Practical
  • Disciplined
  • Hard-worker
  • Dependable
  • Trustworthy
  • Loyal

When You’re not:

  • RIdgid
  • Bossy
  • Blunt
  • Unorganized
  • Careless
  • Irresponsible
  • Distracted
  • Obsessed with work
  • Envious
  • Bitter


  • Try not to let the need to pay bills keep you from finding a job you are passionate about.
  • Avoid obsessing over the smallest of details so much because you will end up losing sight of the bigger picture.
  • Listen to others and avoid the idea that your plans are more practical. If you don’t you may hinder your growth.
  • Learn that change is apart of life and its not always a bad thing.
  • Learn to constructively express your emotions. Don’t hide them and don’ t let them get the best of you.
  • Take risks! It’s okay to get out your comfort zone and try something.
  • Your journey is to work on step- by- step process.
  • Patience is a virtue. Learn to be more patient.
  • When a goal doesn’t play out to be successful right away, you shouldn’t give up right away. It goes back to patience and persistence.
  • Learn to be less stubborn and let go of the past. Remember past mistakes are meant to be taken as lessons.
  • You have the tendency to repeat mistakes over and over again. Find the patterns and learn to effectively overcome them.


Campaign Managers, Event Planners, work in Academia, oversee large Civic Projects or Architects, Engineers, Financial Planners, Athletes, Scientists, Information Tech Professional, Banker, Tax Professional, Accountant, Mechanic, Carpenters, Lawyer, Supply Chain Manager, Business Partner, Economist, Policy Expert, Non Profit Manager, Construction, Schools and Theater, Fundraisers, Philanthropy Professional, Landscapers and Publishers.

Life Path 5: Freedom/ Change

Free spirited, adventurous, restless by nature and ACCEPTANCE of change are just some adjectives that describe a life path 5. You must experience life through all the senses: looks taste smell and touch must be at your standard or you’ll be quite disappointed.

Ruling Planet: Mercury

“…develop a self discipline and routine in your life so that you have a container for your boundless energy and for the information you’re taking in.”
-Felicia Bender

When Aligned

  • Fearless
  • Adventurous
  • Sensual
  • Blunt
  • Passionate
  • Dramatic
  • Natural Sales Person
  • Life of the Party
  • Great Sense of Humor
  • People Person

When You’re Not:

  • Self Doubting
  • Undisciplined
  • Isolating/ Reserved
  • Depressed
  • Addicted
  • Anxious
  • Volatility
  • Overly Dramatic
  • Insecure
  • Manipulative


  • Learn to get over the fear of commitment.
  • Cooperation is key to your success.
  • Realizing discipline for a trade you are passionate about can help with stability and bring deeper experiences.
  • Avoiding extreme independence. Your actions can lead to chaos if you don’t (can lead to addictions).
  • Learning not be reactive to people and situations.
  • Freedom and discipline go hand in hand.
  • Learn to own up and take responsibility towards your feelings. Learn to stop people pleasing or you’ll end up resentful or manipulating/ withdrawing from a situation.
  • Learning priorities are important. changing your focus onto things that need to be focused on.


Marketing, Advertising, Travel Jobs, Teaching, Circus Acts, Theater Arts, Writing, Graphic Designing, Journalism, Film Making, Freelancing, Customer Service, Hospitality, Motivational Speakers, Tour Guides.

Life Path 6: Harmony/ Nurturer

The number of responsibility and awareness. 6 tend to be incredible nurturers. Men often times are the one’s to save a damsel in distress, where as women tend to mother their men. Home, family, community oriented, warm, understanding, domestic and loves being a stay-at-home parent describe their characters. They are naturally people persons and very creative. If their creativity is hindered, they may become resentful, even petty.

Ruling Planet: Venus

“…is to love towards others in order to exist for others.”
– Life Script Doctor

When Aligned:

  • Balanced
  • Nurturing
  • Socially Righteous
  • Responsible
  • Visionary
  • Compassionate
  • Trusting
  • Family- Oriented
  • Artistically Creative
  • Supportive

When You’re Not:

  • Perfectionist
  • Critical
  • Self- Righteous
  • Meddling
  • Irresponsible
  • Self Absorbed
  • Judgmental
  • Unbalanced


  • Keeping yourself busy to avoid petty actions.
  • Learn to except responsibility is part of the journey. If you avoid responsibility, you may become resentful.
  • Learn to be less of a control freak and a perfectionist. Make sure you don’t lose sight of the bigger picture.
  • Take advice every once and awhile.
  • Learn to not judge others on their journeys.
  • Understand that living with you can be difficult because to you, no one is good enough.
  • You often have a “live and let live” persona, but you still judge people and you have to learn not to do that.
  • Stop comparing yourself to others. You fear comparing, yet you do it regardless.
  • Detaching is a must if you find yourself often meddling, judging or demanding.
  • If you get a divorced, you often throw your life at you kids and forget they are grown ups. It not only hinders you from having a life but it also hinders them in not allowing them to create one of their own.


Life Coach, Career or Family Counselor, Child Care Worker, School Teacher, Non Profit Worker, Public Relations Worker, Public Service, Humanitarian, Judge, Vet, Animal Rescue, Psychologist, Animal Rights Worker, Teen Worker, Environmentalist, Nanny, Healer, Stuntman, Customer Service, Hospitality, Professor, Gardener, Landscaper, Carpenter, Construction, Mechanic, Engineer, Chef or Baker.

Tomorrow we’ll end the series with numbers 7-9. By then you all will be pros. Like always may Light, Love and God guide you through your journey ?


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