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Numerologist and author Hans Decoz

John wants to know when the Personal Year is in place for him, because he was born at the very end of the year.


Dear Hans,

I was born December 31... Because my birthday is at the end of each year, is my new, upcoming numerology year based on that birthday's total. For example: 12+31+...=4 and that is the vibration number for the year of ....? or 12+31+2018=9 and that will be numerology vibration for 2019? And, so on?

Dr. John H.


Hi John,

Thank you for asking this question - there are quite a few people who are in the same situation - either born very early or very late in the year.

John, you are entering a bit of a grey area in numerology, and one where numerologists don’t always agree.

As a bonus for your question, you can always check your Personal Year forecast here...

Now, allow me toexplain how your Personal Year number, which I believe is what you are referring to, should be calculated.

Add the sum of your month and day of birth to the current calendar year. In your case, for 2018, that would be 12 + 31 + 2018. For the sake of consistency, we always break each unit down to a single digit first, so, its 3 + 4 + 2 = 9.

You were born on the very last day of the year, and that makes it a little complicated.

Here’s how cycles work: Your Personal Year cycle runs concurrent with the calendar year, but cycles are actually more like waves; they gradually rise, reach their pinnacle, then diminish until the next wave rises, and the force that pulls the cycle to its pinnacle is birthday.

What that means is that for someone born in June or July, the Personal Year cycle’s gradual ascending and descending is in perfect synchronicity with the calendar year. However, when you are born very early in the year, the ascending and descending is early in the calendar year – as early as February or March. If, as in your case, you are born late in the year, the ascending and descending could be as late as November and December. The pinnacle of a Personal Year cycle is controlled by the Birthday not unlike the way the moon pulls the tide.

You should also keep in mind that the process of ascending and descending still takes 12 months, so the effect of your Personal Year cycle will fee strongest at the end of the current year (the attributes of the 9 Personal Year for 2018), but remnants of it will still be felt in April and May of 2019.

Here is a graph that explains more and gives a pretty good idea when your Personal Year is felt strongest.

Hans Decoz


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