Today is Friday the 13th and for many people today can be a day that turns out to be bad luck.

The good news is that there are some things you can do to help bring you some good luck on the unluckiest day.

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First, before we get into the ways to bring some good luck to you we have to figure out why people think Friday the 13th is bad luck.

It has to do with numbers, especially the number 12. In many cultures, the number 12 is considered to be lucky and the perfect number. Since the 13th throws off the balance, it is considered unlucky.

Plus way back in the day, most crucifixions happened on Friday, so Friday was considered an unlucky day. Put the 13 and Friday together and you have a very unlucky day.

According to the website thebalanceeveryday.com, doing these today could bring some good luck into your home.

1. - Lucky Horseshoe Charms

Legend attributes lucky horseshoes to Saint Dunstan, a historical figure who died in 988 AD. According to the legend, Dunstan, who was a blacksmith, was commanded by the devil to shoe his horse. Instead, Dunstan nailed a horseshoe to the devil's foot and refused to remove it and ease the devil's pain until he received a guarantee that the devil would stay away from any house with a horseshoe on the door. Thus, any house with a horseshoe was guaranteed to be lucky.

2. - Ladybugs as Good Luck Charms

Some cultures say that if a ladybug lands on you and you don't brush it off, your luck will improve. Others say that if a man and a woman see a ladybug at the same time, they'll fall in love.

3. - The Number 7

One reason for this might be that the number seven has special mathematical properties. The ancient Greeks called 7 "the perfect number," the sum of 3 (triangle) and 4 (square), which are perfect forms.

4. - Acorns as Lucky Symbols

Because of its association with the Norse god, Odin, the lowly acorn is also considered a symbol of luck. Odin hung himself from an oak tree to gain knowledge, so the acorn has come to symbolize wisdom.

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