Your Birthday number is simply the day of your birth. This number is not reduced. Each of the 31 birth days is described separately.
The day you were born bears great significance in understanding who you are and where your talents lie. The day of birth indicates some special talent you possess. It is a gift to you that will help you along your Life's Path. Your day of birth is one of your four core numbers — the Life Path, Expression, Heart's Desire being the other three. It is the least significant of the four core numbers, but perhaps the most finite, in that it reveals a specific ability you possess in a marked degree.
Numbers derived from your date of birth
Numbers derived from your name
Certain cycles definitely point to the possibility of painful experiences at certain times in your life, such as accidents, money problems, divorce, and the like. In the same way, it foretells many positive events.
However, numerology teaches us that at such times the person always has the opportunity to turn the course of events in his favor, or to let a beautiful opportunity slide by. It can indicate, for example, that a certain period of your life will be highly rewarding, a kind of payment for years of effort. It can be very accurate in such predictions. However, the rewards are comparable to the effort you have made. Little effort brings small rewards; great effort brings great rewards. In the same way, it reveals the sowing and the harvesting cycles of life. If you have sown seeds of selfishness and greed, you will experience a time of loss — financial loss, or the loss of support from others.
Your chart reveals your potential, your strengths, your weaknesses, your challenges, and your lessons to be learned. Every number suggests potential strengths and weaknesses; all things have their light and dark sides. It is you freedom as an individual to draw from your highest potential,. A numerologist can have a good idea of which direction a person will likely move in, and how much of his potential he will use or abuse. This is known by considering the balance of a chart, or the spreading of energies; by far the biggest challenge even after many years of experience.