Life Path Number EIGHT Meaning

It is rather easy to calculate your life path number; it is simply the total of your birthday reduced to a single digit.  If you were born on 11/13/1981, then your Life Path number would be 1+1+1+3+1+9+8+1=25=7.  The Life Path Number is the leading number in the life of an individual.  Your Life Path Number determines the skill sets and the natural talents a person will excel in, gravitate towards, and attempt to master.  Now, let us learn about the Life Path Number 8!

The Number 8 as Your Life Path

An individual that has life path number eight is driven and competitive. Therefore, they have passion and energy to succeed, set and achieve high goals, and lead others. Their personality develops through their efforts to gain, master, and use power in the world.

As goal-oriented people, they embrace hard work, long-range planning, and leadership. Therefore, they become successful through meeting the economic and resource needs of society. Since they do more than everyone else to succeed in life, they overcome challenges thrown in their way by being the best, most competitive individual in any situation.

The Life Path Number 8: Career

The Number 8 life path has a strong vibration for doing work that needs to be done on a large scale. These individuals want to be at the top of any profession they pursue. Individuals with Life Path Eight will prefer to work in stressful situations where they can prove themselves, giving direction to others, and executing decisions that affect many people and large systems.

With their devotion to achievement, they must constantly strive for greater and greater achievement. This person succeeds by outworking and out hustling everyone else.  They do not back down. Whatever career path they choose, they will want to lead, control, persuade, and maneuver people to get great accomplishments fulfilled.

However, they may find it necessary at times to negotiate and use “soft skills” to get where they want to go. Their tendency to think that “the end justifies the means” can lead to ruthless and unsavory behavior. Since they want to be at the top of the mountain, they will often find people who do not want to work as hard as them frustrating. Therefore, they will struggle when they cannot get people to “go all in” for work.

The Life Path Number 8: Love

Number 8 individuals are proud and confident partners, who need their lovers to be either as driven as they are or the emotional safe harbor away from work. They require the least maintenance because they provide for others as the way to show their love.  They prefer to experience love from others more accomplished with emotions than they tend to be. Therefore, this person can have a hard time with partners who do not try to be the best type of person they need to be.

At their best, they are the most protective and supportive lovers.  Once the partner has gained the loyalty and trust of a person with Life Path Eight, they can experience as much safety and security as can be possible in an uncertain world.  The key phrase for this number in love and relationship is, “Let me take care of you”.  They will say it and want to hear it.

The Life Path Number 8: Family

A Life Path Eight child prefers to grow up fast and make it in the world.  Eights are good as only children or siblings.  If there are siblings, then this child will want to lead his or her sibling(s) regardless of age.  They will want to their parents to teach them how to succeed in life.  Do not talk “childishly” to an 8.  The number 8 represents the “I achieve” or “we prosper” principle.  They will respect testing and expertise, and want the rules of the family to be geared to learning how to lead and meet goals.

If the parent is a Life Path Eight, likely they will be the “providing” parent, taking responsibility for the financial status of the family to make sure everyone is secure. This parent engages most when the child shows interest and aptitude in a skill or talent that the world needs or can use.  Since the Number 8 is a “leader”, the parent that is an 8 will prefer to be the provider of the family.

The Life Path Number 8: Health

The physical health of a Life Path Eight benefits most from a professional trainer and nutritionist, someone who is an expert like the Eight.  Individual workout routines with rigorous training work best for this number.  Winning is important, whether in competition with someone else or the Self.  At the core, this number wants to use exercise as a way to outlast any competitors.

The mental health of a Life Path Eight also needs to “decompress and recharge”, so vacations need to be as relaxing as work is challenging, mentally speaking.  This is a number that wants to keep its “mind in optimum health”.  Getting a lot done every day is essential for their mental health. This number, more than any other, becomes unhealthy when idle.

Other Numbers and Their Importance

You also have other numerology numbers that are important and that refine your Life Path Number.  No one is the pure embodiment of a number, but the Life Path Number is the foundation.  Other important and truly significant numbers include an identity number assigned by your society, like the social security number in the United States.  The number of your full birth name, as recorded on a birth certificate, is your Destiny Number.  Numbers that form your daily life are important, like your phone number numerology, or the address of you home.

How to Use Numerology in Your Life

Once you become aware of the numbers of your life, you can use them to help you succeed in your career and your relationships.  If the Number 8 is your Life Path Number, then realize and test the idea that getting the best grade, the biggest trophy, and the highest salary is how you make the best life for yourself and help the world.

By Philip Young, PhD - a spiritual adviser located in Cary, North Carolina. He provides spiritual guidance using different tools: astrology, tarot/oracle cards, numerology, and past life regression (using muscle testing).