The Meaning Behind Angel Number 8

We are often more connected to the world around us than we realize. Despite what modern life has taught us about ourselves and how we must make it on our own, we are connected to the universe, and each other, by forces that are simply as easy to quantify as some would like.

The Meaning Behind Angel Number 8

That often manifests in forces that are also on our side as much as they are an observer. A guardian angel, as it were.

These figures are very rarely, if ever, able to communicate with the outside world in a physical sense.

But, through those connections, we can receive their energy, which can give us a boost to our own for a time, as well as warn us of impending danger or doom that we should be cautious for.

That’s what we’re going to talk about today.

In this guide, we are going to be discussing a little about the numbered guardian angels that we just mentioned, and what the significance is of angel number 8 being with you.

Count your lucky stars if you feel the angel of the eighth looking over. Because, as we’ll soon find out, they are an unending source of joy and happiness!

What Are Number Angels?

So, before we go any further into this analysis, you may have clicked on this page and be wondering what exactly angel numbers are.

After all, they aren’t a widely known concept by a lot of people, so it isn’t exactly impossible to have not encountered them before.

To sum up a vastly complicated topic into its base components, it is built on the concept that numbers, outside of their numerical value, also carry meaning within themselves.

Not only that but the appearance of a particular number, especially if you keep seeing that number in your life.

The study of numbers, and the energy that they carry with them, is known as numerology and is often focused on identifying the patterns of numbers as they appear to us.

This is to say if you notice a particular number seems to keep appearing to you in recent events in your life, perhaps on a receipt, on a number plate, or even the specific time when you chose to do something, such as cook, make a wish, exercise, or something else important.

As you can imagine, there are plenty of numbered angels out there, and many of them carry a specific emotion or reading into them.

Some can be angels that are trying to give you a message, from God, the universe, or some other force.

It could be a message from your subconscious telling you to focus on another aspect of your life, such as a creative passion or a relationship, platonic, romantic, professional, or otherwise.

However, as we will see with the number 8 angel, they can also simply be communicating an emotional message to you.

The Significance Of Number 8

So, besides the number angel that is often attached to it, the number 8 already carries quite a lot of symbolic meaning in it.

Symbol Of Infinity

Keen observers will note that, when turned on its side, the number eight bears a striking resemblance to the symbol of infinity.

Infinity, as an idea that has been a part of human knowledge and subconscious, is an ancient concept that has been around for thousands of years.

It was a topic of heavy philosophical discussion among many cultures in the ancient Mediterranean, especially in Ancient Greece, where the philosophical and theological discussion of how the concept relates to God, and themes of oneness or nothingness as a while, conversations are still being discussed today.

Infinity is a concept that ties to several concepts without any limits, and as a result, many of those ideas are often applied to the similar appearance of 8 as well. 

In many world views, the limitlessness of infinity is often applied to many facets of our daily life.

The limitless capacity of the human soul for both love and hate depends on the person. It can also symbolize the limitless possibilities that are inherent in a universe that is beyond our understanding in terms of size, as well as the rate at which it seems to infinitely expand.

Not only that, but 8 can also come to symbolize the infinite potential and possibility that resides in every person, and the almost limitless paths that they can choose for themselves

Finding Balance

One feature that the number eight seems to have that sets it apart from virtually every other is its uniformity, a trait that few number symbols share, outside of potentially some renderings of the number one.

This often means that the number eight is often tied to ideas of professionalism, where appearance and ‘looking right’ is a high priority for anyone who wants to be taken seriously.

As a result of this aspect of ‘appearance’ taking a big priority, the number eight is often associated with ideas and concepts that are related to control and authority, for better and for worse.

For those who lack a lot of influence over the decisions of their lives, it is a symbol of finding what elements you can take control of, and finding them in other sources of your life going forward.

In this sense, a yearning to be in charge is a positive aspect and one that many people, if not all of us, hope to have at least a little of.

For other people, however, control can be a negative aspect that can choke the life out of a person.

Wanting to take autonomy away from others, either because you feel that they cannot be trusted with it, or you would do a better job, is a feeling that this need to directly manage or oversee others is, whilst understandable to a certain extent, also the impulse that is often associated with people who have a worrying desire to take ownership and control of others.

As you can see, the number 8, with its uniformity, balances both impulses in its meaning to many people and can be a symbol of both the balance that others strive to find and its antithesis.

It’s very interpretable in that sense!

The Number 8 Angel: What It Can Mean For You

The Number 8 Angel What It Can Mean For You

So, as we can see, even the concepts of both the number angels and the number 8 are heavy with interpretation and symbolism, and that is even before we start to look at the angel number 8 (You might also want to check out What Does Angel Number 818 Mean)!

So, what does it mean to find the number 8 angel in your life at this moment in time? Well, if you find that the number 8 keeps turning up in your life, there are a few ways that you can interpret it.

A Message Of Self-Confidence

This is a message that many of us struggle with on a day-to-day basis, even though we may not realize it.

Quite often, if we are new at completing a certain task, we will often find ourselves spiraling into a pit of self-doubt. Perhaps you are a teenager or young adult that has just gotten your first job and feel unprepared for the tasks that you have to do.

Maybe you are trying to open up to people more, but find that you are terrible at it, and end up either confusing or pushing other people away.

Perhaps you are trying to look after yourself better, both physically and mentally, but you just feel like you are spinning your wheels and going nowhere in the long run.

There are a lot of different situations where it can feel like you are not up to the task, and it is an incredibly difficult mindset to get your head out of.

That is what angel number 8 is there to remind you of, however. That, even if you think you aren’t doing great currently, that doesn’t mean that you don’t deserve the chance to get better at it.

After all, everyone starts terribly at what they do at some point. They just had the opportunity to get better at it.

The angel number 8 reminds us that whatever state r condition you may think you are in, progress is progress, no matter how long or short, or how much or little it is.

Angel number 8 is encouraging you to take a step back from your current situation, and give yourself the chance to remind yourself how far you have come.

Because the truth is that, whether we realize it or not, we are always making progress, and angel number 8 is there to help remind us so that we can get our self-confidence back.

When you keep seeing the number 8 angel, take five, step back, look at your progress, and bask in that light that this retrospective moment has given you.

Finding Space To Love

This is often a sign that we see when we feel that we want more love in our lives, but don’t seem to be finding or getting it.

For many people, whether they are in a long-lasting relationship or people who are currently looking to start one.

However, for many of us, especially in the modern world, where everyone is expected to do the grind if they want to get anything out of their professional life, or fall off that train, and lose the future possibilities that might come with it.

As a result of that, we can often find ourselves neglecting the aspects of us that will give life meaning. That is, having those deep connections with other people on a personal, not professional, level.

This isn’t even a feeling of yearning in relationships that is exclusively romantic, even. The same can be applied to people who are looking for deep, platonic friendships.

The number 8 angel acts as a reminder that whilst your career is certainly an aspect that should not be abandoned in your life, it is also probably not the be-all-end-all either.

Finding Balance In Your Life

Similar to the last point that we made, the appearance of the angel number 8 is a call for you to try and find balance in your life in general.

We often find ourselves spinning many proverbial plates for ourselves, especially in the hustle and bustle of modern life. Whether it is our professional working careers or our relationships, as we previously mentioned, whether it is finding a rhythm in our lives whilst also being open to new experiences, or balancing enjoying the moment to planning the future.

It is very easy in today’s live-fast culture to pursue a single goal, at the cost of many other aspects. Angel number 8 serves as both a messenger and a warning as well for some.

That, even if you manage to achieve your goal, what good will it do if there is nothing there to celebrate it alongside with?

It’s kind of like the ghost and Scrooge in A Christmas Carol. Sure, what you are doing makes sense, even sensible to a certain extent, but it won’t do a lick of good if it isn’t tempered and balanced out by other elements of your life.

Eliminating Negativity In Your Mind

Sometimes, the stresses and frustration, even righteous anger with the world around us can allow our vision to become clouded by it and feels like it forces us to make decisions that we otherwise would not make, and they are certainly not for the better.

The angel number 8 is a reminder that clearing those negative ideas and impulses from your head isn’t just some nice advice, but arguably a vital part of having a balanced life, as we have previously mentioned 

Closing Thoughts – Finding Joy And Happiness

Ultimately, this is the ultimate message that angel number 8 is trying to tell us and reach us with.

The end goal for many of us in life is to find some level of joy, satisfaction, and happiness, not just with others, but within ourselves too.

The angel number 8 helps remind us that it is a journey that takes a long time, a lifetime even, and doesn’t necessarily have a true endpoint.

So, there you have it. The number angel 8 is there for us to help us find joy in our lives. It’s a tough journey, for sure, but it will always be worth it in the end.

Anna Drescov