Calculate your Life Path Number
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 5!
Life Path Number 5 Meaning
An individual that has life path number five is adventurous and an agent of change. Therefore, they have passion and energy to visit the world, interact with new people, and spread ideas. Their personality develops through their efforts to learn about the world by exploring.
As exploring people, they embrace diversity, new experiences, and differences. Therefore, they become successful through mastering knowledge and wide-ranging experience. Since they explore to succeed in life, they overcome challenges thrown in their way by finding alternative solutions to get to the best solution.
The Number 5 life path has a strong vibration for connecting systems and trade. These individuals want to be in a profession that allows them to support interconnectivity within and beyond borders for business and commerce. Individuals with Life Path Five will prefer to work with people if the work is fast paced, in various locations, or involves travel.
With their devotion to what the whole world is doing, they stay committed to jobs because they can learn about other people and places through their work. This person can benefit and succeed by having skills that work in any part of the world, like medicine, engineering, piloting, and translating. Whatever career path they choose, they will want to work in new and exotic places and change jobs throughout their career.
However, they may find it necessary at times to face the limits of national policies about foreign workers. Their tendency to be more concerned about opportunities “out there” can cause them to miss better work near them. Since they want to be “always on the go”, they will often find travel limitations and limiting thinking uncomfortable. Therefore, they will struggle when they cannot move on to the next job.
Number 5 individuals are adventurous and exciting partners who want as many experiences in their relationships as possible. They may require far less stability than other numbers if they feel consistently challenged. They prefer to express love by going and doing, and money gets you from one experience to another, one destination to another, together. Therefore, this person can have a hard time with partners who want play it safe and stay close to home.
At their best, they are the most active and dynamic lovers. Once the partner has gained the loyalty and trust of a person with Life Path Five, they have a lifetime of adventures in front of them. The key phrase for this number in love and relationship is, “Let’s go!”. They will say it and want to hear it.
A Life Path Five child prefers to participate, so they work best as a sibling. If the child is an only child, then he or she will want to have lots of friends over. If there are siblings, then this child will want to go exploring with his or her sibling(s). They will want to their parents to take them places and show them the world. The number 5 represents the “I explore” or “we get together” principle. They will respect fearlessness and experimentation, and want the rules of the family to be geared to helping them push boundaries.
If the parent is a Life Path Five, likely they will be a “out of the house” parent, encouraging play, making new friends, and trying new experiences. This parent engages most when going out in the world with his or her child. Since the Number 5 is a “traveler”, the parent that is a 5 will prefer to take the family on adventures and use money to make sure the family is worldly-wise.
Physical and mental health
The physical health of a Life Path Five benefits most from being on the go and exploring new places. Cooperative, individual, or competitive sports work just fine so long as they get to meet diverse people in the activity. The unknown is pleasurable; getting lost is a fun test of strength and intelligence. At the core, this number wants to stay active by meeting and doing with as many people as possible.
The mental health of a Life Path Five also needs “to travel”, so intellectual pursuits reading fantasy, reading about other parts of the world, and learning different customs excite them. This is a number that wants to keep its mind learning something new. Exploring the widest variety of life philosophies and psychologies is essential for their mental health. This number, more than any other, becomes unhealthy when restricted and limited in life.
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 5 is your Life Path Number, then realize and test the idea that meeting new people from different walks of life or going to new places in the world is how you make the best life for yourself and help the world.
Philip Young, PhD, is 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).