numbers 1 through 9 SoleNumbers for adults

SoleNumbers for adults: Numbers 1 to 9

The day that you were born is a remarkable day and there is an energy that is carried forward into your life. Your SoleNumbers help guide you in life and contain remarkable insights into what drives you and what makes you great. 

Your birthdate gives you 11 SoleNumbers and these can be discovered by requesting your SoleNumbers report here.

Two of the most important SoleNumbers are your Governing SoleNumber and your Next Best Step SoleNumber; and here are the formulas to calculate those. 


Governing SoleNumber

Your Governing SoleNumber is the guide to the overall number energy in your life. Your Governing SoleNumber reveals the direction of your life, and gives insights into your life experience. Your Governing SoleNumber never changes and is impactful over the course of your lifetime. 

To calculate your Governing SoleNumber, add the digits in your date of birth until you reach a single number, one to nine. E.g. a person born on September 17, 2001 has a governing SoleNumber of 9+1+7+2+0+0+2 =21 = 2+1 = 3.


Next Best Step SoleNumber

Your Next Best Step SoleNumber is the most important and active number in your life for the current year. This number changes with each new year and gives structure to choices that you make the achieve your annual intentions and goals. 

To calculate your Next Best Step SoleNumber, add the month and day of your birth date, to the year that you are living in now. E.g. September 17, 2022 has a Next Best Step SoleNumber of 9+1+7+2+0+2+2=23=2+3=5. 


SoleNumber 1

Source: SolePath Institute

SoleNumber 1 is the Charismatic number. People with number 1 energy are bright and aware. They can best be described using 5 words: Charismatic, Brave, Sensing, Growing and Independent.  

The energy of the number 1 is independence and growth which changes as you mature to leadership and confidence. The internal journey is the courage to be yourself, guiding you to the courage to be great. The external journey is balancing independence and loneliness, allowing you to step into the courage to lead.


SoleNumber 2

Source: SolePath Institute

SoleNumber 2 is the SolePath number. People with a number 2 energy are important and significant. They can best be described using 5 words: Nourishing, Self-Love, Worth, Life-Giving, Respectful.

The energy of the number 2 is respect and belonging, which changes to awareness and humility. The internal journey is respecting and loving yourself. The external journey is managing your desire to belong so that you can share spiritual awareness with humility. 


SoleNumber 3

Source: SolePath Institute

SoleNumber 3 is the Intuitive number. People with a number 3 energy are fun and full. They can best be described using 5 words: Intuitive, Ideas, Positive, Playful, Physical.

The energy of the number 3 is fun and possibilities. The internal journey is knowing your fullness and the external journey is looking on the bright side, staying positive.


SoleNumber 4

Source: SolePath Institute

SoleNumber 4 is the Inspirational number. People with number 4 energy are powerful and free. They can best be described using 5 words: Inspirational, Strength, Order, Connections, Freedom.

The energy of the number 4 is connecting and service. The internal journey is healthy connections with others and the external journey is being of service in an authentic, humble way. 


SoleNumber 5

Source: SolePath Institute

SoleNumber 5 is the Seth number. People with the number 5 energy are supported and expanding. They can best be described using these words: Creation, Mighty and Unrestricted, Boundless, Supportive, Perspective. 

The energy of the number 5 is heaven and earth. The internal journey is bringing heaven to earth and the external journey is giving and receiving support in life. 


SoleNumber 6

Source: SolePath Institute

SoleNumber 6 is the Compassionate number. People with number 6 energy are confident and deep. They can best be described using these 5 words: Compassionate, Confident, Depth, Empowered, Gentle.

The energy of the number 6 is purpose and meaning. The internal journey is finding meaning in life and the external journey is living a life guided by the heart. 


SoleNumber 7

Source: SolePath Institute

SoleNumber 7 is the Spiritual number. People with number 7 energy are strong, steady and wise. They can best be described using these 5 words: Spiritual, Observer, Wise, Faith, Explorer. 

The energy of the number 7 is faith and trust. The internal journey is spiritual development and the external journey is trusting life and the world. 


SoleNumber 8

Source: SolePath Institute

SoleNumber 8 is the Intellectual number. People with number 8 energy are curious and connected. They can best be described using these 5 words: Intellectual, Curious, Process, Unique, Kind.

The energy of the number 8 is power and vision. The internal journey is embracing your power and the external journey is using your power, vision and energy to make the lives of others better.


SoleNumber 9

Source: SolePath Institute

SoleNumber 9 is the SolePlan number. People with a number 9 energy are happy and whole. They can best be described using these 5 words: Balance, Steady, Calm, Allowing, Non-Resistant.

The energy of the number 9 is mastery and guidance. The internal journey is accepting inner certainty and the external journey is giving guidance, not direction and letting go of the outcome.


Knowing your SoleNumbers and your SolePath really does contribute to understanding yourself at a deep level, and helps you to become the best version of yourself that you can be. It is the path to purpose and a beautiful life.

Your birthdate gives you 11 SoleNumbers and these can be discovered by requesting your full SoleNumbers report here.


Author: Dr. Debra Ford Msc.D.

Dr. Debra is one of the world’s foremost experts in metaphysical energy. She has a doctorate in metaphysical science and is a metaphysical philosophy teacher. She is an ordained minister and member of the American Metaphysical Doctors Association and the Canadian International Metaphysical Ministry.

Dr. Debra’s SolePath is Inspirational Teacher and Spiritual Mystic. It is this SolePath that allows her to connect, create and communicate the original SolePath body of work.

Dr. Debra’s work is based on the Tao. She is the author of 17 books including ‘SolePath the path to purpose and a beautiful life, Daily Pulse, rhythm of the Tao and her children’s book ‘Emilia Rose and the rainbow adventure’.

Join Dr. Debra on the Insight Timer meditation app for guided meditations, LIVE meditations, mentoring, courses, workshops and more.

What is Metaphysics? It is one of the main branches of philosophy (along with epistemology, logic, ethics) and deals with the nature of existence, truth and knowledge.

What is SolePath? Everyone is born with a SolePath. It is your unique, individual Spiritual Personality Profile. ‘Sole’ because it is solely about you. ‘Path’ because it guides you on your life’s journey. 

Contact: DrDebra@SolePath.org

Grateful thanks to Dr. Janice Brown for the wonderful blog images.