Birthday Number 4
Four people are very hard-working and diligent. They are those who build a strong foundation and like structure and stability. Loyal and genuinely honest, four people find others trust and rely upon their quiet strength and strong common sense approach to life.
According to Pythagoras, Number 4 is representing a solid foundation, good support, that’s why it is one of the most substantial and significant numbers. Reliability characterizes those who are born with the vibration of the Birthday Number 4. This number is expressing reliability, commitment and patience. People born with Number 4 remain faithful to their principles until the end.
Due to the fact that people of this Birthday Number are more practical than carriers of some other numbers, they can finally achieve a significant success in life. However, 4 have a quiet “explosive” character. Even the most solid foundation cannot stand if it has too much pressure. So there is no surprise, if the stoic calmness of the typical representative of Number 4 will give way to an explosion of anger, if with all his restraint, he will not find any other way to “let the steam off” in a tense situation.
Most often they are physically strong people, they have a huge intellectual potential as well, and the strength of spirit that enables them to successfully withstand all their hardships. This is – the real “salt of the earth”, the most honest laborer. They do not suffer from levity; all their activities are guided by the common sense, which sometimes is lit with the bright flashes of intuition.
4 is the number of fate, so it must be remembered that there will be many things that happen over which you have no control.
Hard work is the experience of the 4 vibration as ideas are manifested into practical reality. The 4 energy needs to plan and from that place the 4 person works steadily towards the goal they have set for themselves. They achieve this with patience, perseverance and directness. The duty of the 4 vibration is to build a firm foundation for themselves on which others may stand, work and be protected. A person under the influence of the 4 vibration would be extremely loyal, hardworking and security-conscious, with traditional values and high morals.
The 4 vibration needs disciplined harmony, dependability and responsibility in their lives. Number 4 maintains order, system and routine to make their dreams a reality. This vibration is to do with energy, harmony and co-operation and it is the ‘door to illumination’ or ‘initiation’.
In the number 4 we may find the powers to create and attain when used on the positive path. When the forms of 4 are centered on the material plane, they manifest as creative abilities. When focused on the spiritual plane, they have the ability to open new avenues for investigation into the psychic and spiritual realms.
The 4 energy dislikes change and sometimes misses out on opportunities because of this. The 4 energy is work oriented, with a plan and organization for everything they do. The 4 individual needs to be disciplined and to have a high standard of honesty. They are dependable, serious-minded individuals who need to be practical about all that they do.
The person influenced by the 4 vibration is a steady and industrious worker who needs to be kept busy applying their attributes in the everyday world. The 4 energy works well by themselves, but works equally well with other people, groups and organizations. Success is there for the 4 energy as they have a strong capable mind and body.
Number 4 is well organized and demands rules, regulations and discipline in all things. They see the bigger picture and the natural order of life, and how it can be applied in all that they do. They see the plan, and then move forward with persistence to perform the necessary tasks.
Change is not easy for the 4 vibration to deal with. They have strong opinions and beliefs about what is right and necessary. They may appear stubborn to others at times, but this is because they need the time to review and think things through. 4 cannot be pushed as they need to see the orderly pattern of working through things. The 4 person does not like to be hurried, but needs to work methodically in order to accomplish what they need to.
The 4 energy does not want to be told what to do and can quickly become argumentative and suddenly aggressive when pushed beyond their patience and endurance. The 4 vibration is cautious and does not jump into anything impulsively. They need to think things through, and then make a judgment based on their own value system.
The 4 energy needs a home and family to give them support and to be able to share their talents and material possessions with. The simple pleasures of life are of most importance to the 4 person and they will always be loyal to family.
The 4 person feels that all that they do is best for everyone, but often doesn’t realize that their plans and sternness can be too restrictive for most people. The 4 vibration needs to learn to let others live by their own values and standards.
The ultimate goal of the 4 vibration is to organize, establish order and to bring ideas and plans into material form. They maintain order, system and routine to make dreams a reality.
4 is the number of fate, so it must be remembered that there will be many things that happen over which you have no control.
Emotional characteristics: In others, people with the Birthday Number 4 are valuing solid, reliable traits more, than anything else. Number 4 does not have time to waste on some frivolous people, who do not know what they want in life. Giving love and respect to someone, they turn them into allies. Moreover, as Number 4 are very serious themselves, they are trying to instill the same spirit in their friends. If they do not like someone, they just ignore him, but with their relatives and friends they are sometimes overreacting with an endless moralizing. In their sermons, they certainly come from the best of intentions, but sometimes it is just not so easy to perceive. In life, it happens that sometimes it is better to remain silent. And the one with Number 4 should understand that he (or she) does not possess the exclusive right to say the truth.
Such a reliable people are considered a good choice, when someone is looking for husband or wife. In spite of their rather cool looks, they have great sexual appeal. Those born with the Number 4 are rarely romantic. Usually they are not interested much in flirting and sex in a pure form. All that matters for them – is love, which they almost always are taking very seriously, considering marriage one of the main purposes of their lives. They go for marriage, when their feelings are strong enough.
Representatives of Number 4 are the most stable of all people. However, in each case their social portrait will be completely unique. Some of them are strong but silent people, that are thinking a lot, but do not hurry to share their thoughts. Other is very talkative, hiding their seriousness behind the flow of words. Third – quiet and self-critical. Fourth – have a high self-esteem, sometimes even arrogant. However, in general, all representatives of Number 4 have a strong personality, capable of self-control. In the same spirit they are “raising up” the others, no matter how many different methods will be used here.
Many people born with the Number 4 are born to be leaders. But they will lead with the help of consultations, their basic principle – to achieve consensus. These management methods are providing them with support from a wide range of people. Moreover, this people do not force their subordinates. Even those who are intellectual abilities are below average, but they are born under Number 4, have a big chance to succeed. And all because they have the ability to work hard and learn from their mistakes. Tenacity and obsession will help them to cope with any challenge, despite the fact that sometimes things are not really easy. Those, who are representing the Birthday Number 4, are real fighters – they never stop until they win.
Your strengths: You are a hard worker and a conscientious person. You are precise and take great care in what you do. You are highly-principled, disciplined, and responsible. You take your obligations very seriously. You are highly ethical.
You can be proud and upright, but, conversely, you are not particularly arrogant. You have compassion for people. You tend to persevere in the face of an obstacle or personality problem. You love your family and make a wonderful mate. Yet, you are not overly emotional, nor very demonstrative of your love. You tend to understate your affections.
You are constantly focused on the foundations of your life – whether it is in business, career, or family matters, you take care of the basics. You are highly rational. You are not one for pie-in-the-sky solutions to problems. Nor are you given to get-rich-quick schemes. Yours is the slow, patient approach, sound and secure. You also like to be in nature. You are a natural organizer and manager. People – especially relatives and co-workers – tend to rely on you. You are perceived as the rock of any endeavor.
Your challenges: You can be stubborn and rigid. Your nature is to dig in and wait. This can close you off from solutions or creative ideas. You must work at being more flexible. You often experience frustrations and repression. You are not an emotional person, and perhaps you don’t fully understand the emotional realm. This is the reason you can be rather tactless at times. Be careful to avoid excess work and missing out at smelling the roses of life.
Number 4 resonates with the vibrations and energies of practicality, organization and exactitude, service, patience, devotion, application, pragmatism, patriotism, dignity, trust, worthiness, endurance, loyalty, mastery, building solid foundations, conservatism, determination, production and hard work. Number 4 also relates to high morals, traditional values, honesty and integrity, inner-wisdom, security, self-control, loyalty, conscientiousness, reality and realistic values, stability and ability. Number 4 vibrates with the attributes of progress, management, justice, seriousness, discipline, system and order, maintenance, constructiveness, dependability, conviction, passion and drive, the world, completion, practice, repetition, realization of power, ability to use practical thinking, basic form of order, prepare for renewal, instinctual knowledge. Number 4 also relates to the energies of the Archangels.
The 4 energy seeks security and ‘home’ is their haven. People under the influence of the 4 are usually very cerebral, and need to find ways to express their knowledge and wisdom. The number 4 symbolizes the principle of putting ideas into form and signifies work and productivity. The 4 energy is constructive, realistic, traditional and cautious. 4 is the number of system, order and management.
Planet/s: Mercury, Uranus, Saturn
Tarot Card: The Emperor
Color: Green, Red is a beneficial color for Number 4s. It is a color that will enhance their confidence and reflects their determination to succeed.
The Ruler – Saturn
4 is the number of Foundation – the four winds, the four seasons, the four astrological elements.
4 are solid, ‘four-square’ reliable, practical, plodding, home-loving, succeed through diligence and perseverance.
4 can be ‘respectable’ to a fault, defensive, stubborn, loyal, trustworthy, ‘pillars of society’.
The number 4 is neutral and is extrovert. It is related to the planet Uranus and to the star sign Taurus. The Tarot card representative of the 4 energy is The Emperor.
Character: The ‘stabilizer’ can undertake difficult or unpleasant tasks, faithful friend, capacity for focused will and self-sacrifice, aware and accepting.
Negative: Negativity, number 4 relates to a lack of convention and conviction, the inability to adapt, clumsiness, laziness and dullness.
Relationships: Number 4 approach love and relationships seriously and they are unlikely to play the field. Long-term commitment is likely to be the priority for number 4, and other people will be attracted by the stability and security offered by them, and in turn number 4 will be attracted to vulnerable people who need more control and stability in their lives. Generally, number 4 are loving, considerate and caring partners and they will be protective of their chosen partners and will be faithful and dependable.
Number 4 should be careful not to dominate their partners though and should allow them plenty of freedom and space to be individuals. Number 4 find it difficult to express their emotions openly to their partners, and this may be interpreted as a lack of feeling. Partners of number 4s should accept that their mates are not prone to romantic outpourings but that they demonstrate their affection in other ways. Number 4 should make attempts to be open with their partners.
Stress in the lives of number 4 Number people can create difficulties if they direct their frustrations towards their partners. They will often take stress home and create arguments in order to cope with their personal difficulties. Number 4 and their partners should be aware that this is a trait that exists and work out a strategy for dealing with it. It is especially important that number 4 are honest and open about their emotions in these situations or otherwise they may jeopardize their relationships.
Parenthood: Number 4 parents care a great deal about their children and want the best for them. Family traditions are important to number 4, and they will want their children to be involved in family activities. Difficulties may arise as their children become teenagers and want to explore the alternative options that life has to offer. Number 4 parents want the best for their children and will believe that they know what the right course of action. It is important that as parents, they accept their children’s right to make independent decisions whatever they may be.
Home and Leisure: Home is important to Number 4. They can relax only in an organized and orderly environment and will go to great lengths to make their home and surrounds suitable. Number 4 will get satisfaction from housework, gardening and other pursuits with visual benefits. Spending time organizing and tidying is very therapeutic for number 4 and can be developed as a form of stress management.
Number 4 are unlikely to enjoy socializing to a large extent as they do not enjoy noisy gatherings where they may come into contact with flighty and superficial people. Number 4 prefer more sedate social occasions and enjoy having a few close friends round for a meal or drinks.
Number 4 should develop more leisure activities that help to alleviate the stress from which they suffer. They may enjoy sports, but should avoid competitive ones that may increase their stress levels. Mountain climbing or bushwalking may be suitable hobbies as number 4 will enjoy the challenge and are able to see what they have accomplished.
Career: Number 4 are very career-minded and are highly ambitious in this area. They are focused upon success and will let nothing stand in the way of achieving it. In return for hard work and loyalty number 4 will expect appreciation and recognition, but if number 4 feel that their efforts are not being acknowledged they can become ill-tempered and frustrated. They can be insensitive towards the feelings of others who may get in their way.
Number 4 will be happiest in a smaller firm where their loyalty and determination is more likely to be noticed and rewarded. If number 4 feel that they are working together towards a common goal they will be able to focus their determination towards the benefit of the company.
Number 4 are often successful at setting up their own businesses. As their own bosses they are able to be clear about the focus of their efforts and will be able to measure the extent of their success. As bosses, number 4 are fair and reasonable leaders as they have the unusual gift of being able to learn from their mistakes and recognizing that they may have been in the wrong, which is invaluable as an employer.
Earth scientist, business owner,/operator, developer, lawyer, administrator, writer, office worker, body-worker.
The 4 person needs to work for the good of others. They are the builder, natural mechanic, engineer, geologist, farmer, real estate agent, computer analyst, shop owner, minister, programmer, research chemist.
Ideal Gifts: The 4 energy enjoys whatever they have circled in the DIY, electrical or sports catalogue. They know what they want and can make it quite clear and obvious. If unsure, get them a gift voucher or give them cash in a funny or meaningful card.
For men, a new wallet or watch pleases them, while women favor bags and shoes – but they must be the right ones.