Life Path 8 (8, 17/8, 26/8)
The Life Path 8 is to lead, direct, organizing and governs. No. 8’s are very ambitious and goal-oriented peoples. They want to use ambitions, organizational ability, and efficient approach to carve a satisfying niche for themselves. If you are a positive 8 you are endowed with tremendous potential for conceiving far-reaching schemes and ideas, and also possessing the insistence and independence to follow them through to completion. In short, No. 8’s born to be an executive. You know how to manage yourself and your environment. Your ability to judge the character and potential of the people around you is an asset used to your advantage.
A large part of their success in life comes from hard work. This Life Path is the most prone to producing workaholics. There is an inspirational quality in 8 Nos. which allows them to become a great leader.
With the Life Path No.8’s are focused on learning the satisfactions to be found in the material world. The Life Path 8 produces many powerful, confident and materially successful people. Most of their concerns involve money and learning of the power that comes with its proper manipulation.
This Life Path is perhaps the one that is the most concerned with and desirous of status as an ultimate measure of success. They want to be recognized for their hard work and achievements.
In relationships, they are frank, honest, and dedicated. They may be very much in love.
The Negative side of 8: can be dictatorial and often suppresses the enthusiasm and efforts of fellow member.
Often, the strength of their own personality excludes close feelings for other people with whom they come in contact. Material gains and rewards often become issues of utmost importance, even to the neglect of family, home and peace of mind. Dedication to success can become an obsession. Emotional feelings are often suppressed by the negative 8, resulting in isolation and loneliness.
All Life Path 8 people must avoid discounting opinions of others.