What’s Your Sign?
Gong Xi Fa Chai! Every year we get to celebrate the Chinese New Year and get to experience the fun and celebration of the occasion and hear the stories about the 12 different animals that represent the rotating 12-year cycle that is the basis of the Chinese Zodiac.
Of the five Taoist elements Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood, 2016 is the year of the red Fire Monkey. Red means go! Fire brings passion, creativity, and joy. Fire types are strong, dynamic, and can overcome challenges and obstacles.
You’ve likely heard reference to a particular year being the Year of the Rabbit or Year of the Pig, and wondered what animal year you belong to and what does it say about you.
Listed below are the characteristics of those born in the year of the listed animals.
Rat (1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008)
Those born under the Chinese Zodiac indication of the rat are savvy, smart, enchanting, intelligent and funny. According to the Chinese zodiac compatibility astrology, the Rat and Monkey are the most compatible animals. There will be many social activities and parties waiting for you to participate which will make you have a merry mood at the same time some sumptuous feast. So, in the monkey year, the rat could go smoothly and be lucky in most aspects.
Lucky Colors: Blue, Gold, Green
Lucky Months: 2nd, 5th and 9th Chinese Lunar Months
Lucky Numbers: 02,03
Ox (1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009)
Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the ox is dedicated, strong, a born leader, thorough, persevering, steadfast, genuine and thoughtful. Enjoy a good fortune during the year. Relationship with your partner will also be good that enables you to spend a happy year. However, to avoid being envied by others, you should always keep a low profile.
Lucky Colors: White, Yellow, Green
Lucky Months: 7th and 9th Chinese Lunar Months
Lucky Numbers: 01,04
Tiger (1962, 1974, 1986, 2010)
Those under the zodiac sign tiger are definitive, have solid leadership qualities, aggressive, fearless, lovely, very attractive, serious, and they’re prepared to jump whenever. Work hard to overcome many challenges. This year will be a very challenging, changeable and tough year for the people born under the Chinese zodiac sign of the Tiger.
Lucky Colors: Blue, Grey, Orange, White
Lucky Months: 3rd, 7th and 10th Chinese Lunar Months
Lucky Numbers: 01,03, 04
Rabbit (1963, 1975, 1987, 2011)
People born under the Rabbit can be popular, compassionate, trustworthy, modest, diplomatic, sincere, sociable, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict. The fortune for the Rabbit will be smooth upward. During the year, you could display your talent fully, together with great effort, your career would be brought to a new milestone. All in all, it will be a year full of joyous occasions.
Lucky Colors: Red, Pink, Purple, Blue
Lucky Months: 1st, 4th, 8th, 11th Chinese Lunar Months
Lucky Numbers: 03,04, 06
Dragon (1964, 1976, 1988, 2012)
A powerful sign, the dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky, flexible, eccentric, imaginative, artistic and spiritual. It will be a smooth year in general for the people with the Chinese zodiac sign of Dragon. Grasp good chances, you will be able to accomplish much. Overcome obstacles by having courage for the challenges that may come your way.
Lucky Colors: Gold, Silver, Grayish White
Lucky Months: 3rd, 4th and 7th Chinese Lunar Months
Lucky Numbers: 01,06, 07
Snake (1965, 1977, 1989, 2013)
Under the sign of the snake are generous, they often rely on gut feelings, are charming, analytical, smart, philosophical, organized, intelligent, intuitive, elegant, attentive and decisive. In all, you should be prepared for lots of challenges, ups and downs and changes during the year. As long as you could adjust your state of mind, to be patient and keep a low profile, you could go forward smoothly this year.
Lucky Colors: Black, Red, Yellow
Lucky Months: 1st, 8th and 11th Chinese Lunar Months
Lucky Numbers: 02,08, 09
Horse (1966, 1978, 1990, 2014)
Chinese zodiac sign of the horse loves to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy, are adaptable, loyal, courageous, ambitious, intelligent, adventurous, and strong. Fortune for the Horse people will be smooth and steady. So, if you have chances to go out take it and try your best to take hold of the best opportunity.
Lucky Colors: Yellow, Green
Lucky Months: 4th, 9th and 12th Chinese Lunar Months
Lucky Numbers: 02,03, 07
Sheep(1967, 1979, 1991, 2015)
People born under this sign are crafty thinkers, intuitive, wanderers, high-strung and calm Fortune for the people born in the year of Sheep will be good for the first half of the year. While, later the year will be many obstacles while on the verge of success. Only by solid effort would make things go smoothly.
Lucky Colors: Brown, Red, Purple
Lucky Months: 7th and 10th Chinese Lunar Months
Lucky Numbers: 02,07
Monkey (1968, 1980, 1992, 2016)
Monkey borns are energetic, upbeat, and good at listening, quick-witted, charming, lucky, adaptable, bright, versatile, lively, smart. 2016 is the year of Monkey. You should greatly care for the health of your family and yourself as well as the home safety. Career will go quite smoothly. Many opportunities will favor you. Therefore, your career may reach the peak if you just take the chance.
Lucky Colors: White, Blue, Gold
Lucky Months: 8th and 12th Chinese Lunar Months
Lucky Numbers: 01,07, 08
Rooster (1969, 1981, 1993, 2017)
Those under the sign rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, energetic, intelligent, flamboyant, flexible, diverse and confident. This is a pretty good year for the people under the Rooster sign. Your love life will flourish. Learn to avoid having too many irons in the fire
Lucky Colors: Gold, Brown, Yellow
Lucky Months: 2nd, 5th and 11th Chinese Lunar Months
Lucky Numbers: 05,07, 08
Dog (1970, 1982, 1994, 2018)
Under the Chinese zodiac sign of the dog are loyal, faithful, honest, sociable, courageous, diligent, steady, lively, adaptable, smart and sensitive. The Dog people should be prepared for this year. You should not expect too much on career and wealth. Although there is only slight progress in work this year, you still have a broad developing space. If you have time, go out for travel, and work on personal fortune improvement. All in all, the year needs you to take things seriously and carefully.
Lucky Colors: Red, Green, Purple
Lucky Months: 6th, 10th and 12th Chinese Lunar Months
Lucky Numbers: 03,04, 09
Pig (1971, 1983, 1995, 2019)
Lucky Colors: Yellow, Gray, Brown, GoldPeople under Chinese zodiac sign of the pig are extremely nice, good-mannered, honorable, determined, optimistic, sincere and sociable. On average, the people of Chinese zodiac sign of the Pig will face many challenges in life which require them to march forward courageously in 2016. You can get support from some powerful social contacts and be recognized with ample rewards in work.
Lucky Months: 2nd, 7th, 10th and 11th Chinese Lunar Months
Lucky Numbers: 02,05, 08
By understanding the different Chinese zodiacs you can use it as a guide combined with hard work, perseverance and courage to face this year’s challenges that may come your way.
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