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What Are Angel Numbers and What Do They Mean?

Keep seeing the same numbers everywhere you look? You might just be looking at angel numbers.

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You might see the same four digits on your phone clock when you glance at the time, on your bill as you pay for dinner, in a new friend’s phone number in your contacts, or even on a house address as you happen to look up during a walk in your neighborhood.

Surely, seeing the same number patterns over and over again can’t actually mean anything… can it?

Well, it may sound a little far-fetched, but some astrologers believe that certain numerical patterns that keep randomly appearing in our lives are actually hidden messages from the universe, also known as angel numbers.

What are angel numbers?

Angel numbers are simply repeated numerical patterns that you keep seeing randomly in your life.

“Angel numbers are a string of repeating numbers like 222, 999 or numbers that have an uncanny sequence that keep popping up around you, whether it’s the time on your phone or on your oven clock,” says Sade.

These numbers are said to be signs from the universe — in other words, they are a sign that greater forces are trying to communicate something to you. According to numerologists and astrologers, there are certain common angel numbers that have specific meanings.

What makes angel numbers special?

Angel numbers aren’t just any numbers — they are said to hold special significance.

“Even the ancient mathematician Pythagoras believed in the concept of ‘magic numbers’,” notes Sade. “He noted the mystical significance of certain numbers, believing that they held special properties and had profound symbolic meanings.”

This concept has lasted for generations and is now most commonly known as “angel numbers”.

Where can you find these numbers?

The short answer is, just about anywhere where numbers appear, your special number could turn up — you just have to know to look for it.

“One of my friends said that she’s been seeing the same number sequence since she was a child all around her, so she feels as if it’s a sign that she’s on the right side of her destiny,” Sade says. “You could also see repeating numbers on your grocery shopping receipt or maybe the songs that come up on your playlist all have the same numerical duration.”

Other common places for angel numbers to appear include:

  • Bus stops
  • Clocks
  • Lottery numbers
  • Addresses
  • Phone numbers
  • Price tags
  • License plates

So, keep your eyes peeled!

Originally published in Glamourmagazine.co.uk

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