If you are a numerology number 8 your personality traits include good stuff such as diplomacy, drive, and ambition. Basically… it’s all about success, baby!
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Numerology Number 8: Personality
Let’s get right to the good stuff: 8’s are driven to succeed in everything they do.
They’re the people that seem to be good at everything.
And they have the qualities needed to reach their goals, no matter what it is that they want.
- Would you like to be the CEO of a company? Totally doable.
- Want to open a gluten-free bakery? You’d rock it!
- Maybe you are thinking of volunteering for the PTA? Oh, they are gonna have some BIG fundraisers!
8’s have strong leadership skills, are organized, efficient and are good judges of character.
As a numerology number 8, self-discipline is a breeze for you.
No one has to crack the whip, because you are completely self-motivated.
You work damn hard to achieve your goals and, even when you have a set-back, you regroup and come back stronger than ever.
You never give up, even when anyone else would… even when it seems like the odds are stacked totally against you.
One awesome trait you possess is your confidence, which helps you get whatever you want out of life.
While a numerology number 8 has great potential, they are also willing to take risks to get what they want.
But, eeks!… this can lead them to lose a lot of money if they’re not careful. So, don’t put all of your eggs in one basket number 8!
It’s hard for you not to jump in with two feet, but take your time… try dipping in one toe first! Test the waters on a small scale and learn as you go.
The good news is that even when a numerology number 8 gets knocked down, they don’t stay there for long.
Using their super skills and intelligence, they can rise up to the top of their field again – even after a loss.
8’s and Money
Being a numerology number 8 doesn’t magically mean you will be successful and wealthy.
Obviously, it’s up to you to rise above the challenges you will face in your life. You have a strong personality and need to channel that energy.
Interestingly enough, if you looked at the numerology charts of the most successful and wealthy people in the world, in all fields, you would find a large percentage of them have 8’s as one or more of their primary numbers.
But… you would also find that some destitute folks also have 8’s prominently within their charts, too.
To use a Star Wars reference, you already have the “force”, you just need to use it wisely.
It’s Not All About the Money
The numerology number 8 isn’t all about authority and money, however.
Take a looksie at the actual number 8. See how the top and bottom are equal – like one circle on top of the other?
This little detail plays an important roll in the energy of a numerology number 8.
It’s all about balance and having a nice blend of money, family, hobbies, or whatever else you enjoy will bring you the most happiness.
Numerology Number 8: Career or Work
That’s because you have an innate drive for success and financial security and freedom.
Duh! You often wonder why everyone else isn’t working their butts off, too!
You have a strong bend towards entrepreneurship and leadership, and many 8’s start and run their own businesses.
Positions of Authority
8’s can be found in both big business and in positions of authority across all fields.
Your dedication to meeting your goals, no matter what, keeps you moving up the ladder, regardless of your chosen field.
Lots of times, people with the numerology number 8 feel pulled towards: medicine, academia, law, law enforcement, the military, government, or banking.
Numerology Number 8: Relationships
Karma is of huge importance in the lives of a numerology number 8.
This means once you make your bed, you’ll lie in it… You’ll reap what you’ve sown, you know?
It also means that you’ll have relationships in this lifetime with people whom you have known before. Yes, that means past lives. Yes, it’s super cool!
You are a loyal friend and most likely experienced a lonely childhood. So you take friendship seriously and cherish it.
Number 8’s tend to have a rough start in life and frequently had to deal with a lot of family issues when they were young.
You probably found yourself having to grow up much faster than others your age.
Being a good provider for your family is SO important to you, which is one reason why you work so darn hard. You want your family to THRIVE, not just survive.
As a numerology number 8, you can forgive just about anything – except maybe betrayal. This is true of all of your relationships, personal and professional.
People Don’t Always Understand You
Sigh. People don’t often understand you. They say they want honesty and ask you for an honest opinion, and then can’t take your – shall we say? – bluntness.
(Don’t ever ask an 8: Does this make me look fat?)
To you, stuff is right or wrong, good or bad, black or white. This is what makes others feel that you can be a little harsh sometimes.
There’s an easy fix though… just use that diplomacy that comes so natural to you :)
You aren’t a classic romantic, though love and companionship are important to you. Because you’re so practical, you tend to look at love through that lens. But wait! That doesn’t mean you’re a cold fish, either!
You’re a loving faithful, loving partner, who is always willing to do more of his or her fair share of work in any relationship. Yay, you!
Numerology Number 8: Challenges
Because the vibrations of this number center on success, authority and wealth, many people wish they had more 8’s in their numerology chart.
Actually, I’ve even heard of some people go to the extreme… I mean changing their name just so that they can become a numerology number 8!
Before you take a drastic step like that, remember that an important part of being an 8 is balance.
It’s important to have other numbers in your chart so that you don’t end up with too many of the positive or negative traits of an 8.
Sure, 8’s have the potential to amass success and wealth, BUT, if they aren’t balanced, they won’t be happy.
It’s like the Nicholas Cage movie Family Man. Nick’s character was a rich investment broker who woke up one day to a completely different life – complete with poopie diapers and a minivan!
At first, he missed his rich life and fancy suits, but after a while, realized what he had been missing by focusing completely on wealth. Good movie!
If an 8 is out of balance, they can become narrow-minded, materialistic, self-centered, a martyr, frustrated or hostile. Yuck.
The focus on money for number 8’s comes from a deep need for financial security and the freedom it that brings.
In numerology, number 8’s have great potential, but the many difficulties they experience throughout their lives, starting in their childhood, can end up causing them to become underachievers.
Moral of the story: Don’t assume that all 8’s life the Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.
Ultimately, it’s about a feeling of security and freedom – not just amassing huge piles of money.
Numerology number 8’s may find they have issues around money that need to be dealt with before their effort and dedication can pay off for them.
However, if they work through their personal money stories successfully, they can enjoy wealth and use it to do good in the world.