A Complete Guide To The Soul Urge Numbers

Whilst your Destiny Number reveals your unique talents, offerings, and gifts to the world and your Life Path Number imparts meaning to the direction of your life’s journey, your Soul Urge Number resonates mostly with your soul. Also called the ‘Heart’s Desire Number’ this numerological number is the key to obtaining happiness in this lifetime. It unlocks the deeper, spiritual, eternal you which you so often hide from the outside world. As the name ‘Heart’s Desire Number’ suggests, it represents what you most desire deep in your heart of hearts. Your Soul Urge Number is calculated by analyzing the vowels in your full name. Once you know your Soul Urge Number you have the key to unlocking the life you truly desire.

There are twelve soul numbers in all, so let’s explore the meaning of each one.

Soul Urge Number 1

This number represents your deep desire for independence that drives your decisions in life. You may have problems with authority as you are not comfortable with toeing the line. Your self-assuredness means that you are a natural leader that others look to for guidance and direction regardless of the direction you take. However, this doesn’t mean that you are a control freak that likes to micromanage everyone as you are most likely happy to allow others to follow their own desire for freedom. What scares you most is not being in a position of power and authority in your own life. Whilst you will never feel fulfilled unless you are in control you must be careful that others don’t confuse your confidence with arrogance and that you don’t create unnecessary competition with your desire for progress. Try to make friends on your way up as you may need loyalty from others someday. You will most likely only be happy if you live up to your need for independence in your work, relationships, and life in general.

Soul Urge Number 2

If your Soul Urge Number is 2 you have a desire to be loved, needed, and admired by all. Your urge is to live in peace and harmony and you hate any form of drama and conflict. In fact, you will do anything to avoid it by taking the path of least resistance. You believe that there is a healthy middle ground between passiveness and aggression, i.e. assertiveness.

Your sensitive and tactful nature means you wear your heart on your sleeve and don’t like to hide your positive feelings. Your deep need for connection motivates you to always strive for harmony and balance in relationships. Life can quickly become very uncomfortable for you at the first signs of drama or conflict which is why you always strive to keep the peace. You are only happy if everything seems to be in order and balanced.

As a sensitive and empathetic soul, you may have self-trust issues throughout your life and can feel lost and lonely if you do not have an external point of perspective to connect to, measure with, or contrast to your own. Strong emotional boundaries are vital to ensure that you are not taken advantage of in your life.

Soul Urge Number 3

A Soul Urge Number 3 is a natural extrovert with a desire to cultivate and express your own personal perspective. Your witty, inspiring and original nature make others enjoy your company and you like being around people who are drawn to the natural joy and charisma you radiate. You seek fun and pleasure in every situation and can't help sharing your shiny outlook with everyone you come in contact with. As a natural conversationalist, you are a performer at heart who loves nothing more than to be the life of the party among an adoring audience.

Because you feel that life is too short to be serious and miserable you want to ensure that, not only your life but the lives of others are as full of fun and joy as possible. While people will be drawn to you like the warmth of the fire, your extroverted nature may sometimes be too hot for them to handle. While its fine to be exuberant about life, try not to become an annoyance and irritation to others.

Part of the territory for a Soul Urge Number 3 is that you will have many critics in this life and your challenge is to rise above it be developing fierce self-love.

Soul Urge Number 4

As a whole, your life and goals as a Soul Urge Number 4 are built around the need for stability and to avoid any chaos which is why it is important to have a strong foundation. You work hard to maintain a delicate balance between peace and chaos and to avoid chaotic situations that threaten to shake your foundation.

Building a strong foundation means thinking about your priorities in life and reassessing what you are investing your emotions in. Putting too much into something that can be sabotaged will upset the balance you have worked so hard to obtain. There is no need to feel embarrassed about needing balance in life and worrying about what others may think will only prevent you from enjoying life to its fullest.

Soul Urge Number 5

Number sixes are natural friends, counselors, and natural healers. People turn to you whenever they need help. You have a true sense of responsibility to everything and everyone you love. You have a strong innate sense of beauty and harmony that creates success. You are a perfectionist, so you always do everything just as well as you possibly can. This includes helping other people.If you have a Soul Urge Number 5 you have a strong need to explore and experience as much variety in life as possible. Your inquisitive mind and urge for adventure are only satisfied when you are experiencing new adventures and exploring new places. Your passion is to travel and you feel most alive when you are on a quest of discovery, meeting new people, and experiencing new things.

You may struggle with commitment in ordinary life and quickly feel hemmed in and restless with a partner or a situation. One of the worst things that can happen to you is losing the freedom you love so much. You don’t like keeping to certain times and being at certain places and will quickly become unsettled when experiencing long periods without something new to explore. Feeling closed in will make you feel like a caged bird that needs to spread its wings and fly. A digital lifestyle working online is recommended for this number as it will give you the freedom to travel and avoid the restrictions of working according to set hours.

Soul Urge Number 6

A Soul Urge Number 6 is a true giver at heart with a strong urge to care for and nurture others. If you are a number 6, you are a pure giver that enjoys making others happy in a symbiotic relationship where their happiness becomes yours. Your generous nature embodies the very idea that giving is receiving. However, this does not mean giving only personal gifts, but rather just lending an ear and being there when someone needs you which is a gift in itself.

You have to be careful that others don’t exploit your generosity as some people will try to squeeze you for everything they can get out of you. That being said, a number 6 will make a fantastic partner for someone who needs an empathic person and who loves the light in you. A Soul Number 6 is always aware of what other people need and more than happy to provide it if they can.

Soul Urge Number 7

Knowledge is the primary motivation for a Soul Urge Number 7. The saying, ‘knowledge is power’ is definitely true for a number 7 who is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge. However, this does not mean that you seek knowledge for power alone, you simply love learning for the sake of it and your hungry mind just wants to absorb all the knowledge you can so that you can be smart and wise.

Because you are so dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge, people who appear to be lazy or too busy to learn new things may disappoint you. Just because you have invested so much time in the pursuit of knowledge does not mean that you should become impatient with those who may not be as invested as you are.

Number 7s are skeptical and analytical and like to see things for themselves before they believe in them. Given the amount of information you are constantly processing, it can be easy to lose touch with reality and come across as being uncaring and cold. As a number 7, you are only happy when you are learning new things and actively applying it

Soul Urge Number 8

The primary urge of a number 8 is greatness that is found in status, prosperity, and power. If you have a Soul Urge Number 8 you will be motivated by achievement and success at all costs, especially if there is financial reward. However, this is not necessarily a selfish desire for financial power, rather it is a deep need to improve the lives of others by the control of resources and equal distribution of wealth.

You do have a personal desire to live the best life possible which is often tied to money and power. However, you are unimpressed by negative stereotypes that represent that kind of power.

Problems may arise when you do not have the means to obtain your financial goals. A number 7 has an impatient nature that wants the rewards without having to put in all the time and effort required to get it. This mindset may lead you to take a lot of unnecessary risks that could be very dangerous. It is recommended that you find other goal-oriented individuals who are as motivated and work together to achieve your shared dreams.

Soul Urge Number 9

A Soul Urge Number 9 is a perfectionist who desires to make the world a better place for all. A humanitarian at heart, you are deeply altruistic and desire to leave a lasting legacy of love and wellness behind. You want everything in order, from small things like how the furniture in a room is organized, to complex issues like relationships and emotions. You desire to create a utopian life where everyone, including you, can live life how they want it to be.

Unfortunately, by their very nature, human beings are flawed and will never be perfect. Because of this, no matter how well-meaning your efforts, they are likely to fail. Some may even respond with hostility as they perceive your efforts as a way to manipulate their situation to your own benefit regardless of your good intentions. A better way is to aim for something more realistic by making your own world a better place instead of trying to turn the whole world into a utopia.

Soul Urge Number 11

The soul urge of a number 11 is to trust in the inner voice and confidently express it into the world. A number 11 is the very definition of wisdom. There is a difference between wisdom and knowledge. Wisdom represents common sense and is a good reflection of decision-making skills and perceptive abilities rather than knowledge. Sometimes the dumbest mistakes in the world are made by the smartest people.

You may not be the best-educated person in the world, however, you are far from being a fool. While knowledge is essential, wisdom will certainly get you through life much easier. However, if you rely on it too much you may become too complacent so make sure that you act on the decisions you make in order to be proactive in life.

Soul Urge Number 22

A Soul Urge Number 22 is a visionary and architect of the future who catalyzes the transformation of the world. The single goal is to leave a lasting legacy driven by the need for recognition. The worst thing that can happen is that you may die without being remembered by the world at large. Whether this means composing a symphony, writing a world-renowned novel, or making a spectacular breakthrough, your sole desire is to make a lasting impression so that people won't forget who you are.

Just be careful that what you are doing will become known for the good of humanity and not infamy. You want to seek fame by making a positive impression on the world in contrast to many others who do wrong just for the fame and attention they can achieve, no matter the consequences. Aim to be constructive rather than destructive by doing your best to leave a positive impression on the world.

Soul Urge Number 33

If you are a Soul Urge 33 you are most likely dedicated to a hobby to the point of obsession. You spend all your free time on something that fascinates you. This is not a bad thing in itself, especially if your hobby is constructive or business-related, as you can use this drive to achieve success as an entrepreneur.

However, if you are overly obsessed with less fruitful hobbies it may become detrimental to your career, health, and overall wellbeing. Try not to put too much wasted time into an activity you won't get any benefit from in the long run. Rather pursue activities like playing sports that will avoid you becoming a couch potato.


Your Soul Urge Number says a lot about you and what is driving your soul. It can open the door to what is needed to make you happy or it can bring out the worst feelings in you. When you have discovered your soul urge number you should pay special attention to what it says about you and try to find out whether you are dedicating your life to things that are doing you more harm than good. it will help you determine whether you are on the right path and if you are not, it may be time to change that.