What Is A Soul Urge In Numerology & How Do You Find Your Zodiac Sign's Life Purpose?

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What Is a Soul Urge In Numerology & How Do You Find Your Soul Path Number?
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Have you heard of the term 'soul urge'? A soul urge or soul path number helps you to find your life purpose similar to the ascending zodiac sign will in astrology. 

In astrology, zodiac sign personality traits relate to a person's date of birth, but numerology extends to things like the mathematical value of your name.

Like a life path number is found by calculating your date of birth, certain letters of your name reveal traits defined in detail by numerology.

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The best way to describe it is with a longing in your heart or a sense that you were meant to do something big but you couldn't exactly explain why you felt that way. Perhaps this trait isn't found in other zodiac signs who share your horoscope's traits and it's something that makes you unique.

You could be meant to break a dysfunctional chain in your family's history or feel led to growing a business but no one in your family even has a risk-taking bone in their body.

There's something that makes you want to go places or be something so unique, and the urge comes straight from your heart.

You know you must do it, and when you ignore that feeling, sadness overwhelms you. You may have stumbled on what's called a soul urge, and in numerology.

This number is associated with your zodiac sign's life path number and what your life purpose is and what you were born here to do. 

You may have already started your journey for personal understanding using astrology and your zodiac sign, and even have read tarot cards to understand your day-to-day life. But, you can also turn to the energy of numbers to understand more about your personality.

In fact, numerology is different from astrology as it looks at numbers instead of zodiac signs. Both numerology and astrology refer to your date of birth to define you, and your soul urge number analyzes the sum total numeric value of your full birth name. 

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Numerology is an overlooked tool we can use to find ourselves and face any challenge.

If you are familiar with astrology, you might know that your birth sign alone does not define you. There are other signs at work that make up the wonderful you!

The same goes for numerology. Your life path number is most similar to your Sun sign —or true self — whereas your soul urge number, for example, is closer to your Moon sign — inner motivations.

What is a soul urge? Your soul urge number is also called your heart's desire. Both your soul urge and your heart's desire describes your true motivation, intentions, and urges, according to numerology. 

How do you find out your soul urge number? A person's soul urge number uses number values associated with your birth name. Each letter of your name has a numeric value.

If you grew up being called a nickname or only your first name and last name, that doesn't matter. You would still use your full name and each vowel to calculate your numeric values.

Here's the value for each vowel:

A = 1

E = 5

O = 6

I = 9

Here are the steps to finding your personal soul urge number using your full name. I use mine as an example to help you see how this works.

1. Start by writing down your full name. 

EX: Evelyn Celeste Moroyoqui

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I
J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R
S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   -

2. Add each vowel up (using the chart above) until you reach a single digit.

There are differing opinions on whether or not to include Y's into the mix. I always go based on if the Y acts like a vowel. For Example, the Y in Evelyn takes place of a vowel whereas in Moroyoqui it takes the place of a consonant.

EX: EvElYn cElEstE mOrOyOqUI

5+5+7 | 5+5+5 | 6+6+6+3+1 = 17 + 15 + 22 = 54 = 9

3. The number you end up with is your Soul Urge Number, congrats!

EX: 9 is my Soul Urge Number. According to numerology, my soul urge number means that I'm what's called 'Humanitarian'.

Here's a rundown on what each soul urge number means to help you understand your zodiac sign's personality traits better via numerology. You might find that it helps you understanding the astrology in your personality traits better. You might even become hooked on numerology!

Soul Urge 1: The Leader


Deep down, you need to be independent. If you do not already, you need to stick with your goals and see them through until the very end. Your soul urge is to thrive and become a passionate leader.

You have high standards and might drive people away if they don’t benefit you enough. You need to realize just because your soul is a leader, not everyone is a follower.

As long as you keep that in mind and don’t expect others to just follow your lead (although most do) you will find prosperity within yourself. If your life path number is passive or responsible, you might have a lot of conflicting emotions. However, with enough work and dedication, you can put both into perfect harmony.

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Soul Urge 2: The Lover

Balance, peace, fairness, and honesty describes your soul the best. Love is extremely important to you and will go to any lengths for those you love. However, make sure they are deserving of the love you have to offer.

Your first instinct is to trust others that can ultimately be harmful to your development. Your heart is true, but steer clear from those who like to deceive and take advantage of you. You have such a sensitive soul, you need to understand the signs of deception or you will be lead to an apathetic life and depression.

If you are coupled with a very loving and innocent Life Path Number, you need to learn that sadly, the world does not see everyone the way you do. You need to find the balance between being “thick skinned” and trusting without losing yourself.

Soul Urge 3: The Inspiration

You have a young and playful soul. You want to inspire and energize everyone - you are a natural optimist. However, the world isn’t always so fun-and-games and you know that the problem lies with you becoming depressed knowing so.

Your instincts are very innocent and can be hurt very easily - you need guidance in understanding that you, yourself, cannot change the world. However, you definitely can make an impact on individuals and brighten their day.

You can be very disorganized at times and if you have a very structured Life Path Number, this can lead to a lot of inner conflicts.

You must learn to balance the child and adult within you, creating the ultimate superhuman who is fun but also on time for the fun.

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Soul Urge 4: The Stable One

Your soul is old, stable, and wise. You know exactly what you want out of life - comfort, whether it be in work, relationships, or love. You are hardworking and very trustworthy. However, your stability and lack of wanting change mean that you are also very stubborn.

This can ruin relationships and at the end, put you even more out of your comfort zone than you wanted. You need to understand that not all change is bad and that sometimes, maybe you might be - gasp - wrong?!

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You will be fine, no matter what life throws at you, you always are able to find a way through it. If you are coupled with a very fluid Life Path Number that craves constant change, you must learn how to anchor yourself.

Change is fun, but you are also neglecting your natural instincts. If anything should be stable in your life, it should be a partner in crime that will be there with you, day in and day out, enjoying the fun by your side.

Soul Urge 5: The Freebird

You crave change. End of story. You get SO BORED at work, in relationships, with your hairstyle, you name it. You love adventure, freedom and you can adapt to anything like no other. You are water. You are intelligent and curious, but your emotions can be very dramatic.

If you are pent in, you are completely ignoring your natural instincts. You CAN NOT work at a 9 - 5 desk job doing mundane tasks. You need to find at least one aspect of your life where you can do anything! If you have a very stable and practical Life Path Number, you will surely find a lot of conflicts.

Change is fun and is also a natural instinct for you. However, you need some form of order in your life, even if the idea seems boring, the best option would be to be stable in love.

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Soul Urge 6: The Mother

You have the instincts of a mother - caring, protective, truthful, and just make you a natural caretaker. You strive to do your best and to take care of others. You are very responsible in all aspects except love. You love to love but you love to blindly.

You can easily get taken advantage of. With someone like you who will bend over backward for anyone they care about, you have to be careful and make sure that they are actually worth it. Along with your generosity, you are also a perfectionist which really makes you have a difficult time with any Life Path Number you may have if you cannot handle your own inner conflicts.

You are a mix of both idealistic, loving, protective as well as scheduled, practical, and precise. No matter what your Life Path is, you must first learn to find a balance between your emotions and logic. From there, you will be well-rounded and someone we cannot live without.

Soul Urge 7: The Philosopher

You harbor both creativity and logic and are able to utilize them both in an astounding way. Your curious and analytical nature make you a born investigator and want all of the answers to our world and beyond.

You are a perfectionist which can be harmful when looking for the answers to life. You can be lead to shut yourself in and become a hermit if there are too many questions going around in your mind at once. If you are not coupled with a youthful Life Path Number, you can become very very pessimistic and never come out of your shell.

You have so much to offer the world, but you hide behind the “what-ifs” and “could-have-been” instead of experiencing the life you question so often.

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Soul Urge 8: The Success

Your ambition will get you far in your career and your counseling can make you a great mentor. Your heart’s desire is strong when it comes to creating and building the best you possible.

You think highly of yourself (even if you do not think so), have high standards and need things to go your way, because how can you be the best you if people don’t stand aside?

You need to be aware that not everyone is a follower, so do not take what others might see as selfishness to far. You NEED others in order to grow.

If you have an irresponsible or childish Life Path Number, your biggest problem is learning how to grow up. You might not see it, but you might be that stereotypical rebellious teenager who ends up shutting everyone else and resorting to teen angst. Learn to be realistic and realize not everyone who opposes is out to get you.

Soul Urge 9: The Humanitarian

You have one of the most innocent souls imaginable. The heart of a bright young child that sees no wrong in anyone. You want to help anyone and everyone in need. However, you cannot help everyone and this can lead you into a spiral of depression and anxiety.

You can very easily get taken advantage of since you trust blindly. You become sickened at the thought of others being rude to any extent. You need to learn that yes, the world is not the utopia you wish it was, but you can still brighten someone’s day.

Hopefully, you have a practical and realistic Life Path Number, or else both your positives and negatives become amplified. You love a love unlike no other and hurt as if agony has decided to reside within you. Do not let the “bummers” of the world bring you down because, without you, we are nothing.

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