“WILL YOU BE LUCKY IN THE YEAR OF THE FIRE MONKEY?” ― KERWIN (PHILIPPINES)

 

In about a few hours from now, we will celebrate New Year. Coming from the eastern part of Asia, let me share with you some cultural features we have when we welcome a new year.

Most of you might have heard of Feng Shui. This is a Chinese system for positioning a building and the objects within a building in a way that is thought to agree with spiritual forces and to bring health and happiness. One of the things done in this system is to do a forecast of your fate for the year based on your Animal Zodiac Sign (Year of Birth). Refer to the image below to find out your sign.

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A disclaimer though, I am not an expert on these stuffs, I just enjoy reading them and see if it will be my year based on the force. So I will just write here some compilations that I have read, seen and heard.

If you are born in the year of the…

Rat

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You are one lucky person again, especially in terms of your career and wealth. You will have a lot of opportunities at hand but it is still up to you if you will grab it. However, due to threats of some unlucky stars, you have to be extremely careful. Even with great luck, you have to remain down-to-earth and not to be too opportunistic. You have the tendency to complicate things which makes you emotionally unstable. Look closely into your relationships and learn to handle your temper.

Ox

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This year has a lot of good things that will happen to you. This is the perfect year for you to get married and have children. If you are single, in this year, you will see your ideal partner. Cultivate your relationships with people as this will grow your wealth. Your career and academics will truly be blessed also. Keep a good health by exercising regularly.  

Tiger

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A challenging year lies ahead of you. Be really careful in spending your money and always think twice when making big decisions. Although pursuing financial success would be tiring, it will eventually pay off. Manage your emotions and treasure your relationships.

Rabbit

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You are the luckiest among all the Zodiacs. This is the year that your dreams may happen but pay close attention to your relationships and be sincere to it. Even with extreme luck, don’t get too carried away to avoid losses. You may have a busy schedule but do remember to maintain a good healthy lifestyle. The probability for you in the romance department is soaring high. Just remain faithful to your partners and you will be good.

Dragon

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It does not look that promising to you in accordance with the stars. This will cause you troubles and frustration, but always remember that good attitude will determine your fate. Stay optimistic and persevere through any hardships. It is advisable also that you should not make big investments. Be patient and lie low this year and wait for opportunities next year.

Snake

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This will be another prosperous year for you. Be calm in handling different situations to prevent unfortunate events that will happen to you. Consider in making suitable investments and remain a clear head in financial matters. If you do more kind deeds, you will be granted with greater luck. This is a good year for marriage for you, however during the preparations, communicate properly to avoid misunderstandings. You may encounter a minor accident, so be careful.

Horse

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This year will be rocky for you. But they say, if there is a will, there’s a way. Try to conserve your resources and remain calm in all circumstances. Studies and career will be good for you this year. However, promotion may not be necessarily equivalent to increase in salary. Also remember to keep yourself fit in your busy schedule. Marriage is not a good idea for this year, so be patient and don’t misinterpret gratitude for love.

Sheep

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This year will be pretty stable for you. Weigh pros and cons in decisions to avoid negative influences. You may considering creating long-term investments this year as it will pay off in the long run. Stay humble amid abundance of wealth. This is a good year for singles but the couples should take care of their relationship. You may be prone to sickness, so keep an eye on your health and exercise regularly.

Monkey

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Although this is your year, the alignment of the stars say that you will not have a very lucky year. Keep a low profile and be sociable. Be optimistic to improve your luck. Work honestly and perform your role well. Pay attention on signing contracts to avoid mistakes. Fluctuating emotions will cause you some problems. Be careful also for some minor injuries that can happen to you. Donating and volunteering will increase your luck. Maintain composure and be mentally prepared.

Rooster

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Unlike last year, this year will be good for you. You will have a very exciting and fulfilling life this year. Make use of the opportunities and work hard in your career or in your studies. Money may not be easy to get, so save and be prepared for some emergency. Set a budget ‘cause it will help you bigtime. If you have feelings for someone, this is a good year for you to confess that love. The theme for your health is prevention is better than cure, so take care of your body.

Dog

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This is an unlucky year for you also. However, remain determined and don’t give up on your goals and it will work out some day ‘cause when the going gets tough, the tough gets going. Work hard for your wealth and don’t be blinded by sudden riches. Also, be alert when seeing and working with conniving people. If you find love this year, take it and nurture it.

Pig

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Although this year may be challenging also for you, just remember to look forward for greater things later. Love entanglements may hinder your success in your career. Be mindful of your actions and speech as this may hinder your future. Wealth is generally stable for you but it depends on your ability to control your financial situation. Your charisma is strong this year, but if you don’t feel right, don’t force it, wait for the best has yet to come.

So, were you lucky?

To end this blog post correctly, at the end of every show that talks about these stuffs, they always say that in the end, you are the ones who dictate your future. It is up to you if you will believe this or not.

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