The Earth Ox year starts officially on 4th February,0050 hours. What does this year have in store for you? Discover it all in this article...
Rat: Born 1924,1936,1948,1960,1972,1984,1996,2008
This year will definitely be a better year for the Rat as compared to last year. Last year was a time for preparation and this year is the time to launch your grand plans. You will meet important allies who will help you achieve your goals. As compared to last year, this year, your success will come with very little effort on your part.
Speaking of wealth luck, although times may be bad, you will still be able to retain and make more money. Money may come from unexpected sources.
Health wise, do not overeat. Look out for illnesses relating to the kidney. Women should go for health checkups. Look out for illnesses relating to the ovaries.
Romance luck is extremely favorable. You may find a lot of potential suitors. But do not play around or you may get yourself into trouble. You should make use of this year to network and expand your social circle.
Ox: Born 1925,1937,1949,1961,1973,1985,1997,2009
After a great year last year, things start to slow down this year. You may find yourself getting frustrated over little things easily. You seem to get moody easily. Many people may not agree with your way of handling things, but being stubborn, you insist doing things your way. This may cause you even more frustration.
It is recommended that you take things easy and listen to the advice of your family and friends. Stop being stubborn this year as it will not serve you. You may find yourself working very hard, but not attaining your desired results.
You will have problems in your relationships this year as you get touchy easily and get into quarrels easily with people. Look out for your temper. Resist the urge to say something hurtful and regret afterwards. Romance wise, no one seems to be right for you. If you are attached, your relationship may be tested this year.
Health wise, look out for injuries related to knives and sharp objects. Avoid all dangerous activities. Go for medical checkups regularly. Try not to travel long distances and avoid visiting the sick or attending funerals.
Last but not least, take things easy. Don't be stubborn and upset if things don't go your way. When you are in a good mood, you will have better health.
Tiger: Born 1926,1938,1950,1962,1974,1986,1998
After a challenging year, the Tiger will be smiling from ear to ear in 2009.
Career wise, things will start working in your favor. You will have the opportunity to bring your career to the next level. However, be down to earth and do not take short cuts. You may lose everything you built. This year is also the time to reap the fruits of your labor.
Health wise, although the sickness star is in your sign this year, overall, things will still be fine. You may be plagued with small illnesses like cough and flu, but your overall health luck will still be fine. Look out for emotional ups and downs.
Romance luck is the main highlight of this year. With the Marriage Star in your sign this year, it is time to get married. Singles may find true love this year. In fact, you may find that you have too many choices to choose from.
Rabbit: Born 1927,1939,1951,1963,1975,1987,1999
This year, the Rabbit's luck cycle slides back to average. You may find a lot of stress and problems on your mind. There may be a lot of challenges ahead for you.
In terms of career, you will gain experience from tough situations. Do not be afraid of the hardship, but look at what you have gained from the tough experience. Understand that you will still prevail in the end. Do not slack, focus all your energy on getting over the challenges.
Wealth luck isn't too favorable. You may find yourself losing money over unexpected situations.
In terms of relationships, you will be challenged to being more tolerant towards others. Do not lose your temper or you might regret. Try to ally with as many people as you can. Do not make enemies unnecessarily.
Romance wise, this is a quiet year. You may find your expectations too high. Focus on your career instead of romance this year.
For health issues, beware of accidents and illnesses arising from stress. Try to relax and not be too hard on yourself.
Dragon: Born 1928,1940,1952,1964,1976,1988,2000
Though last year was a better year, this year, the Dragon's luck cycle is still above average. Besides the area of relationships, the other areas are favorable.
In terms of career, you will meet important allies who will bring your career to the next level. You will find that things progress very smoothly and everything seems to be going your way.
As I mentioned above, you must look out in the area of relationships. Be wary of people who will backstab you. Your success will invoke jealousy. Backstabbing, gossip and quarrels will be quite common. Stay close to your important allies and don't allow those backstabbers to bring you down.
Romance wise, high expectations will lead to great disappointments. Singles should lower their expectations. Couples should be more tolerant towards each others.
Coming to health, refrain from quarrels and losing your temper. Avoid traveling long distances this year. If you have to travel, do a medical checkup before you go.
Snake: Born 1929,1941,1953,1965,1977,1989,2001
The Snake's good luck from last year continues into this year.
Career wise, you will find yourself in a powerful position. Your superiors and peers are impressed by your performance. Resist the urge of being over-confident. Your enemies might be plotting your downfall.
Which brings me to the next point, your relationships. This year, try to make as many friends as you can, as you will be needing allies later this year.
Romance wise, there will be a lot of ups and downs. It is quite a turbulent time to be looking for romance. Ladies will fare better than the men.
Health wise, be wary of nervous breakdowns. Try to relax and be calm in everything you do. Once you start rushing, problems arise. Another piece of advice I have for you is not to think too much over trivial matters. No matter what, just stay happy.
Horse: Born 1930,1942,1954,1966,1978,1990,2002
The Horse can heave a sigh of relief after a tough year. This year, you can look forward to a much much better year, as everything will improve. You will be ready to take on the world again this year and recoup the losses you made last year.
Your career, reputation and position will be on the rise this year. However, do not rush into things without planning. Focus on your goals, do not allow false images to distract you.
Relationship wise, be more tolerant towards others. Learn to be more forgiving and do not hold grudges. You may get hurt, but let things go and take it easy. For if you hold grudges, you are harming yourself in the end.
In terms of romance, be wary of being cheated. Don't trust strangers too easily. Learn about the other party before committing to a relationship.
Health wise, take good care of your health. Go for regular check ups. Do not take things lightly as there may be hidden illnesses. Be wary of accidents and natural disasters.
Sheep: Born 1919,1931,1943,1955,1967,1979,1991,2003
The Sheep is in for a challenging year. Things are not what they seem to be. You may find a lot of surprises waiting for you. Always check things out before you proceed. Don't assume. This is not the time to take a chance.
Be prepared for last minute changes and nasty surprises. Do not be a guarantor or lend money to people. You may get yourself into a tight spot.
Your stress level might be up to your head and you will not be in a clear state of mind. Always remain cool. Don't allow yourself to get messed up. Take things easy to prevent yourself from making mistakes. If you can, get friends to advise you and help you out. Don't fight the battle yourself.
There will be a lot of changes in your life this year. You may also learn some painful lessons. But in the end, you will still survive and emerge as a wiser person.
Romance wise, be wary of being played out. Keep your expectations to the minimum. Things may not always be what they seem.
Health wise, be wary of mood swings, stress and nervousness. Avoid all dangerous activities. Don't take any chance with your health this year. Go for regular check ups.
Monkey: Born 1920,1932,1944,1956,1968,1980,1992,2004
If last year has been good, this year is going to be better. The Monkey will be in a generally good mood this year. Many things will be going your way this year. There will be smooth progress in all areas of your life.
Let's look at the area of career first. In terms of career, do seek the advice of others. You may find yourself benefiting more from others' advice. Make use of this opportunity to make more friends and create more allies at your workplace.
This year, your enemies will not be able to do much to you, due to the strong influence of the lucky stars. However, do not take revenge on anyone. Just live and let live. Be a friend to everyone if you can.
It is very important for you to remain humble, despite your success this year. Remember, pride comes before a fall.
When it comes to money, your overall wealth luck is favorable. You might lose a little money here and there. But you will still make back everything.
Romance luck is still considered very good, though not as happening as last year. It will be a peaceful year for you in romance. This will be a good year to get married or to have kids. It is more of a stable romance rather than flirts and flings.
Singles may find their ideal partner this year. It may be someone who you already know, but never expected romance to blossom with this person.
Health wise, just be wary of stressing yourself over work. Get enough rest and everything will be fine.
Rooster: Born 1921,1933,1945,1957,1969,1981,2005
The Rooster's good luck from last year continues this year. This will also be a year of smiles for you.
In terms of your career, you will find yourself venturing into a different field. Although it is something you have never done before, you seem to be able to find success in this new field.
This year, all your past relationship problems seem to disappear. This is the time for you to form new strategic alliances. Romance wise, it will be a fun time for romance. You will find yourself devoting a lot of time to your relationship.
Singles will find their ideal partners while those attached will bring the relationship to the next level. It is also a good year to get married.
In terms of wealth, spend within your means. Do not borrow money unnecessarily.
Health wise, do not worry over trivial things. Just let go and let things take care of themselves. The best cure for you this year is to choose to be happy and carefree.
Dog: Born 1922,1934,1946,1958,1970,1982,1994,2006
The Dog is the most blessed among all animals. After 2 years of good luck cycle, this is going to be another good year for you. It's 3 years of consecutive good luck.
Speaking of career, this is the time to launch all your grand plans. Just let your imagination run wild and go for it. You have many strategic allies waiting to help you out. Make use of this year to accomplish as much as you possibly can.
If you have thought of running your own business, this is the time to do so.
Romance wise, this will be a peaceful year. Everything will progress smoothly. Generally, there will be no hiccups or quarrels. Just beware of third parties trying to mess up your relationship. But overall, things will still work out well.
Health wise, be wary of operations and accidents. Health check ups are very important. Go for blood tests and exercise regularly.
Pig: Born 1923,1935,1947,1959,1971,1983,2007
This will be a challenging year for the Pig. One of the most important advice for you is not to be stubborn. Try to seek support and help from the others and avoid doing everything by yourself. Don't be a lone ranger.
Remember, ask and you shall receive.
You should keep a low profile this year and not expect too much. High expectations will result in great disappointments. Career wise, you may find progress very slow and frustrating. Make use of this time to relax and take things easy.
The best area of your life this year is your wealth luck. You may come across unexpected sources of wealth. You might strike lottery this year.
In terms of relationships, you will be tested this year. Avoid losing your temper at all costs. Especially when it comes to proving your point. You may win the argument in the end, but it may spell the end of your relationship. So be very careful.
Health wise, just don't get angry easily. You will definitely face frustrations from many sources, but don't let it affect your well-being. Take good care of yourself, take things easy, and the next year will be better.
I have come to the end of my article. I wish you all the best in the Earth Ox year. If you can't remember anything in the article, just remember this: No matter how bad things seem to be, just remember to be grateful for what you have and count your blessings. In that way, you can attract more good luck.
Good luck to you.
Marco Chong is the author of "The 58 Secret Keys To Home Feng Shui That You Must Know". He practices Flying Star Feng Shui and specializes in home feng shui. Marco has been practicing feng shui and Chinese astrology since 1992.
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