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 3!
Life Path Number 3 Meaning
An individual that has life path number three is creative and romantic. Therefore, they have passion and energy to bring ideas into the world, problem-solve, and imagine. Their personality develops through their creative activity.
As creative people, they embrace new ideas, change, risk, and opportunity at a much higher level than any other number. So, they become successful through finding and filling needs in society. Since they create to succeed in life, they overcome challenges thrown in their way by thinking outside the box or building a new box.
The Number 3 life path has a strong vibration for invention and entertainment. These individuals want to be in a profession that allows them to express themselves and “wow” others with their inventiveness, playfulness, and imagination. Individuals with Life Path Three will prefer to work alone or on teams if the work is creative and imaginative.
With their devotion to what is new and dynamic, they stay committed to jobs because they can have the freedom to go towards new horizons. This person can benefit and succeed by having access to tools and materials, and the time, needed for creation. Whatever career path they choose, they will want to work on the “cutting edge”.
However, they may find it necessary at times to do mundane work or be patient and learn necessary but not very creative tasks. Their tendency to be more concerned with creating the next new thing, can lead to a problem of “fixing things that are not broken” and creating without purpose, which can lead to waste. Even if they want to be “creatively free”, they will often find reality to be an imposition. Therefore, they will struggle when their “creativity” has a hard deadline.
Number 3 individuals are romantic and playful partners if they get to be the hero or heroine of the relationship. They may require more praise and adulation from partners if they lack self-confidence. They prefer to give and receive gifts and do romantic activities to show and experience love. Therefore, this person can have a hard time with the mundane and everyday routine of long-term relationship.
At their best, they are the most playful and optimistic lovers. Once the partner has gained the loyalty and trust of a person with Life Path Three, they have a lifetime of excitement and romance, special surprises, and “never a dull moment”. The key phrase for this number in love and relationship is, “let’s have some fun!” They will say it and want to hear it.
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A Life Path Three child prefers to engage in play and learning, so they work well as an only child or a sibling. If there are siblings, then this child will want to play games and create with his or her sibling(s). They will want to their parents to support their creative interests with resources and time. The number 3 represents the “I create” or “we make” principle. They will respect education and the freedom to experiment, and want the rules of the family to be flexible to circumstances.
If the parent is a Life Path Three, likely they will be a “get down to the child’s level” parent, encouraging imagination, play, and experimentation. This parent engages powerfully when teaching a skill or helping the child express himself or herself. Since the Number 3 is a “creator”, the parent that is a 3 will prefer to let the other parent lead and handle mundane responsibilities so they can do the more creative activities.
Physical and mental health
The physical health of a Life Path Three benefits most from doing and making creative projects come to life. Cooperative, individual, or competitive sports work just fine so long as they get to problem-solve and create “on the fly”. Repetition is not enjoyable. At the core, this number wants to understand the playful and dynamic pleasure in being active, doing an activity, or playing a sport.
The mental health of a Life Path Three also needs diversity and stimulation; being stagnant is detrimental to a number 3. This is a number that wants to keep its mind churning with possibility and producing creative results. Making something from nothing or taking existing things and rearranging them in new ways is essential for their mental health. This number, more than any other, becomes unhealthy when bored, restricted, micromanaged, or limited in some consistent and enduring way.
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 3 is your Life Path Number, then realize and test the idea that romance, connecting imagination and reality, and creating 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).