Happy Chinese New Year! It’s time to look ahead at all the things that awaits you this 2018.

By Jhoanna Mae Lardizabal

YEAR  OF THE RAT – 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, and 2008

You’ll have a pretty good year ahead of you, because you’ll be appreciated by a superior. This year will bring pressure as well, so don’t waste your energy on unnecessary things. Focus on  money, but don’t let it take your attention away from your health. Outdoor activities will help you attract luck, so you should take every opportunity to bond with Mother Nature.

YEAR OF THE OX – 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, and 2009

You may experience conflict with unreliable people. You need to remember not to be stubborn and to not refuse suggestions out of hand. Being open-minded and a positive-thinker can help you control any circumstance and settle any situation. You must be cautious with financial investments. Don’t let your savings and investments go to  waste this year.

YEAR OF THE TIGER -1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, and 2010

This year will give you good fortune in your career and wealth. You’ll have more income and side money. Engaging in a lot of outside activities could help you find what you’re looking for. Being more updated with the news will help you find opportunities for self-development. Learn how to balance everything. Showing sympathy and respect could help you gain people’s trust and could ensure you a great reward.

YEAR OF THE RABBIT – 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, and 2011

This year of the dog will offer satisfying wealth from great investments. Being diligent and hardworking will give you wealth. By working hard, your ensure your career a rapid development. You can solve problems easily, but it helps to brush up on your communication skills to avoid misunderstandings. Pay attention to your health to avoid being prone to minor injuries and illnesses.

YEAR OF THE DRAGON – 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, and 2012

It may be a little bit hard for you to progress in your career this year, but getting along with your colleagues will help you step-up your game. Pay attention to where your money goes, so you don’t overspend or make bad investments. Making the right choices could be a lot more difficult, so it helps to be humble and friendly to everyone. You’ll find new financial resources by using your popularity and credibility in seeking collaboration and cooperation.

YEAR OF THE SNAKE – 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, and 2013

You will benefit a lot in both career and wealth. You’ll be praised for your excellent working abilities. If you are single, you’ll be able to find a partner and if you’re married, you can live happily. Being optimistic can help you conquer whatever  difficulty you encounter. Still, practice caution with the people around you to avoid being taken advantage of. Think twice before trusting anyone and be extra careful when making decisions you are uncertain about.

YEAR OF THE HORSE – 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, and 2014

The year of the dog is going to be an extraordinary year for you. As long as you make wise investments, you will gain profits and you don’t need to suffer financially throughout the year as long as you don’t lose temper and become impulsive at work. You’ll get to have a chance to find the right romantic partner. You may feel that you missed opportunities last year, but you should breathe first and take a break. You need to recharge your energy, for you to be prepared while waiting for various opportunities.

YEAR OF THE SHEEP – 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, and 2015

There may be vicious competition in your career that will hinder your possible promotion, but you can still make a difference as long as you work so hard in communicating professionally with your colleagues. The year of the dog offers those born under the sign of the sheep the tiny possibility to find their soul mates, but there will always be exceptions. Your career may prosper if you stay put and dedicate your heart to your job but at the same time, don’t let opportunities slip away. Accepting offers could help you build more confidence in achieving your goals.

YEAR OF THE MONKEY – 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, and 2016

This year looks good. You may get a promotion or a well-paying job. Take care of your friends and colleagues, because they may be the one to bring you fortune in love and relationships. Avoid worrying too much, as this kind of behavior will not make things better and could actually make things even worse. Take time to communicate better by trying to understand the situation before taking action. Try to build build strong relationships with the people around you because they guide you to success.

YEAR OF THE ROOSTER – 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2017

 This could be your lucky year! You’ll make breakthroughs in all aspects of your life and will get more improvements in your career, wealth, and love life. Pay more attention to your health issues, no matter how small, to avoid unexpected diseases. Female roosters should precautions when dealing with family issues. You need to listen and take in consideration both sides of the story before making any judgments. This year is also the right time for you to work even harder for upcoming opportunities.

YEAR OF THE DOG – 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018

Though this may be your year, it will be full of challenges. You may face a big change in your career, and your financial conditions may not be as good as last year. The stress from this may affect your health, so put extra effort in keeping healthy. Be content with what you have and don’t let acquiring power be your ambition  above anything else. Always remember to not be greedy in order to have a good year ahead of you.

YEAR OF THE PIG – 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, and 2007

 2018 will bring you fortune. You’ll be provided opportunities to obtain success in your career and wealth. Saving a lot of money throughout the year will help you surpass everything. Proper timing is important, and a lot of your achievements will boil down to your performance and honesty. Just keep up the good work and don’t get too distracted by luxury. Opportunities abound, and being patient and smart can help you grasp every one of them.