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Numerology Unveiled

Use Numerology to predict your future
Michelle  Buchanan
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Dec 02, 2013 at 09:00 AM

What is Numerology?

Western Pythagorean Numerology (created by Pythagoras, the Greek mystic and mathematician 2500 years ago), is the ancient metaphysical science of numbers where your “name” and “date of birth” have a significant influence over the circumstances of your life. In numerology, each number (and letter) has a unique energy pattern that indicates specific personality traits, strengths, and challenges as well as the type of experiences, lessons, and opportunities you’ll encounter during this life. As whacky as it seems, you’d be surprised how accurate this information can be!

 The beauty of numerology is that it offers valuable insight into two key areas: Your Personality (including your destiny and life purpose) and Forecasting (your future potential and what lies ahead). One of the key forecasting numbers in numerology is the “Personal Year Number” where you have a number between 1 and 9 for the duration of the year. Some numerologists believe this number runs from Jan 1st to Dec 31st and others believe it runs from birthday to birthday, however neither theory is right or wrong. It’s simply a matter of personal preference. Either way, this number reveals the lessons, opportunities and experiences you’ll encounter for the year and the action you must take in order to make it the best year it can be. 

Different Numerology Meanings

Numbers are simply patterns of energy flowing in a specific direction and when you understand what that direction is and adjust yourself accordingly – in other words go with flow rather than swim against the current – you can improve your life circumstances and manifest your dreams with greater ease. This is because successful manifestation via the Law of Attraction requires you to raise your personal vibration and harmonize with the natural flow of energy around you. Therefore, when you harmonize with the natural energy flow of your “numbers,” not only will you improve your life and your year - you’ll enhance your ability to manifest your goals and dreams! And goodness knows we could all use a little help in that department!     
A Free Numerology Reading for 2014

Whether you believe in numerology or not, if you want to make the most of 2014, you’ve got nothing to lose by giving it a try. One thing’s for certain - when you know the forecast ahead you can prepare for potential challenges and take advantage of the opportunities coming your way. This gives you an extra advantage and keeps you one step ahead of the game.

2014 Numerology Calculator 

Step 1: Add the ‘day’ and ‘month’ of your birth date to 2014.

Step 2: If you end up with a double-digit number total, add the two numbers together to get a single-digit Personal Year Number between 1 and 9.

Let’s use the birthdate March 28th, 1969 (3-28-1969) as an example:

 3+2+8+2+0+1+4= 20

2+0 = 2 Personal Year Number

 Get Your Personal 2014 Numerology Descriptions Below

1 Personal Year Number

New Beginnings, Action, Opportunity

This is a year of new beginnings and opportunities to create a fresh start where you must find the courage to make the necessary changes that will improve your quality of life. Whether it involves embarking upon a new relationship or career, moving into a new home or simply creating a new “you”, this is a time to “go for it” rather than let your fears and insecurities hold you back. This is the year to learn something new, have a makeover, work on your personal development, begin a healthy new lifestyle, and/or adopt a positive mind-set. As this is a powerful manifestation year, the seeds you plant this year will set the tone for the next nine years. So be optimistic about yourself and your future and focus only on what you “want” rather than what you “don’t want”.

2 Personal Year Number

Relationships, Balance, Emotions

Self-love and your relationship with yourself is your number one priority this year as you work on achieving mental, physical and emotional balance by addressing any unresolved emotions or limiting beliefs that are preventing you from living a happy, harmonious life. This is also a year where relationship issues that have been brewing beneath the surface with work colleagues, family, partners, or friends will rise to be resolved. Therefore, it pays to be cooperative, tolerant, understanding and diplomatic at all times. This is also a favorable year for singles to find love. This year can bring about exaggerated emotions so you may feel hypersensitive to criticism and overreact at times. Your intuition is heightened, so follow your inner guidance and you’ll automatically be led where you need to be. This is the perfect year to focus on your psychic development. This is a slow and steady year of adaptability that requires balance and patience. 

3 Personal Year Number

Self-Expression, Communication, Creativity

This year focuses on self-expression, whether it’s artistic, creative, or requires communication of the verbal or written word. Either way, you must express yourself regularly throughout the year, speak your truth, and be honest about how you feel. Your feelings are “better let out than kept in” this year. As Number 3 intensifies the emotions, if you’re dwelling on the negative or focusing on unnecessary drama, things can become a lot worse than they are and spiral out of control. Therefore, it pays to lighten up and have fun in a 3 year. This can be a lucky, exciting, and uplifting year - depending on your attitude. So try to see the glass half full and make some time for light hearted fun. This is the perfect time to take a vacation, socialize with friends, make new friends, and partake in joyful activities. Any form of creative expression is favorable this year, regardless of what it is. As long as it makes you feel good, you’re on the right path.

 4 Personal Year Number

Effort, Building, Planning

This year is all about building a solid foundation for your future by putting systems in place that will help you improve your quality of life. This is a year of hard work, as 4 indicates that extra physical, mental, and emotional effort is required to obtain your desired results. So prioritize your time and face your challenges head-on. It may take longer than usual for things to come to fruition and to reap the rewards of your efforts; however, the lesson of the 4 is to be patient and persevere through obstacles and delays. No matter how hard it gets, never, ever give up! Think of this year as a test of your dedication and commitment to yourself, where your attitude is the key to your success. Physical, mental, emotional, and financial stability are essential this year, so focus on your health, be optimistic, deal with issues from the past, avoid unnecessary drama and plan your finances carefully. With dedication, determination, and discipline, you’ll be rewarded for your efforts.

 5 Personal Year Number

Progress, Movement, Change

This is a dynamic and action-packed year full of expected and unexpected change where anything can happen, and it usually does. This is a year to be adventurous, take practical calculated risks, and experience new things. Compared to the restraints of last year, this is a year of progress and freedom; however, whether it’s an exciting or chaotic year depends upon your attitude. Extra effort is required to eliminate unnecessary drama from your life and your key to success is to be adaptable and flexible and to go with the flow. This is a year to get out and about, travel, visit new places, and make new friends. Extra effort is required to remain focused, grounded, and stable. Don’t put your finger in too many pies or you may accomplish very little and things can spiral out of control.

 6 Personal Year Number

Relationships, Family, Domestic Responsibility

This year is all about responsibility and sacrifice where your relationships with friends, family, and loved ones will require your attention. During the course of this year, you’ll need to balance your career with your domestic responsibilities and find the middle ground between giving to others and honoring your own needs. You will also need to take responsibility for your actions. This is a very favorable year for singles to find love. If you’re already in a relationship or married, issues that have been brewing beneath the surface will rise to be resolved. Typically, this is a year where couples either make up or break up. Therefore, this is the perfect opportunity to take your relationship to a deeper level of commitment and understanding or to go your separate ways. Either way, this is the year to make every relationship in your life the best it can be. As 6 also represents the home, this is a good time to buy, sell, move, renovate, or decorate … your home.

 7 Personal Year Number

Introspection; Personal and Spiritual Growth

This is a year to slow down and take a step back to focus on your “inner” development. You may not feel as motivated and social as you usually are and may prefer to spend quiet time alone to study or just “be”. This is a year where you’ll ask the big questions: Who am I? Why am I here? Where is my life going? What is my life purpose? As you contemplate the answers to these questions, the findings that arise will change the course of your life. This is a year where the more “inner” work you do, the greater your success in the “outer” world. In fact, your future success depends upon the improvements you make this year. Your capacity for research and understanding is at its peak throughout the year; therefore, it’s a favorable time to study—especially anything that relates to metaphysics, analytics, philosophy, science, IT, psychology, or conventional or alternative health.

 8 Personal Year Number

Personal Power, Finances, Career

This year focuses on business, career, property, finances, and legal matters. For some there will be opportunities for recognition, expansion, and financial gain, while others may experience a reversal of fortune or financial loss. As 8 is the number of “karmic balance,” the outcome of this year is often in proportion to your life lessons; along with your efforts, attitude, and intentions of the past seven years. This is also a year to reclaim your personal power by asserting yourself when dealing with authority and confronting anything or anyone that has disempowered you in some way. Whether it’s an overpowering person, addiction, fear, or belief, this is the year to confront it once and for all and take ownership of your power. 8 is the number of “money and manifestation,” so get your finances in order and be mindful not to overspend. In order to attract abundance and opportunity you must focus on the positives and minimize your fears. This is a very karmic year where major lessons will be learned, and important connections will be made. Significant people will cross your path who can enhance your career and/or your overall quality of life.

 9 Personal Year Number

Transformation, Endings, Completion

As this is the final year in a 9-year cycle, it focuses on completion and transformation in preparation for new beginnings. A major part of this transformation involves letting go of the things in your life that no longer serve you—whether it’s a job, friendship, relationship, residence, mind-set, or behavior you may have outgrown. Either way, this is a time to spring-clean your life so you can move toward better things. To make the most of this year, trust in the Divine plan; surrender to change; forgive others and yourself; and accept, let go, and move on when things don’t go your way. Despite it being a year of endings, it’s also a year of rebirth and compensation, where everything you’ve been striving for can finally come to fruition. Compassion and forgiveness play a major role this year, so be open-minded toward others and resolve outstanding conflicts and disputes. This is also a year to do something to assist the environment or offer a helping hand to a charity, person, family, or animal/s in need.

If you’d like further information about numerology and the other numbers in your numerology chart refer to the The Numerology Guidebook or visit  to sign up for a FREE monthly forecast. 

About Author
Michelle  Buchanan
Michelle Buchanan is a speaker, teacher, and writer who has studied numerology for more than 20 years. She was formerly the spiritual counselor for Woman’s Day magazine (New Zealand), as well as the resident numerologist for Television Ne Continue reading