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Do you know your number? Celeb numerologist Glynis McCants is giving us the inside scoop, explaining what your birthday and name says about the person you are.
You may follow the cosmos, checking out your daily horoscope; but did you know your name and birth-date is backed by 6 numbers saying quite a lot about the person you are?
Just ask Glynis McCants, Celebrity Numerologist. She’s been in the numbers biz more than 20 years, providing numerological readings on a variety of TV shows like The Tyra Banks Show, The Today Show, The View, and Entertainment tonight—not to mention being featured in magazines including Time, US Weekly, and People.
She uses the scientific Pythagoras Number System dating more than 2,500 years to determine your individual numerological blueprint. Simply put, according to McCants, if you have someone’s name and birthday, you can discover who they are, what they’re like, and the description of their ideal mate. In fact, she’s written a number of numerology books; most recently, Love by the Numbers, helping you use numerology to find love, or strengthen the relationship you’re already in.
And lucky for us, the self-proclaimed “Numbers Lady” gave me a mini lesson in Numerology 101.
“Every number is reduced to one digit—only numbers 1-9 exist,” said McCants.
Ok, here’s how it works.
There are 3 numbers associated with your birthday, and 3 others with your name. Let’s start with your D.O.B.
The first number is what McCants calls your soul number—the actual day you were born. To determine it, add the digits of your birthday; for example, since I was born on the 12th, my soul number is 3 (1+2).
The second number is what McCants calls your personality number—the month and day you were born. To determine this, add the digits of your month and birth-date. Since I was born in October, I’m a personality number 4 (1+0+1+2).
Your final number is what McCants calls your power number—the month, day, and year you were born. I’m sure you’ve figured it out by now, but just in case you haven’t, add all the digits of the month, day, and year you were born, then the digits of the result together. For instance, if you were born October 12th, 1970, you'd add (1+0+1+2+1+9+7+0=21; 2+1=3).
So what the heck does this all mean? Well in short, here’s McCants’ simple description of each number, but of course, she goes into greater detail in her books…
Number 1 people strive to be the best…quite fitting, right?
Number 2 people need love, peace, and harmony.
Number 3 people are social, excellent communicators, and quite the playful comedian.
Number 4 people seek knowledge, and are often outspoken.
Number 5 people crave freedom, fun, and adventure.
Number 6 people must be in charge.
Number 7 people have to find God or a little bit of faith.
Number 8 people are business driven, yearning for financial security and success.
And number 9 people are humanitarians, but struggle getting over the past.
But that’s not all.