Year of the Ox: Here is Your 2021 Chinese New Year Horoscope, According to Your Zodiac Sign

Welcome to the Year of the Metal Ox! This year, it’s important to stay grounded and make practical decisions instead of making major moves. Just go with the flow and be thankful for all the blessings that will be coming your way.

If you’re curious to know what this year has in store for your specific zodiac sign, in aspects of career, wealth, or finding “the one,” read your horoscope below!

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Year of the Ox

Born in the years: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009

This year, you may feel as though you’re lost or disillusioned with your life, convinced that you’ve lost your passion for things that once mattered to you. You can’t help but wonder if you’re meant for something better, something different. Be wary of jumping right away into things without proper consideration of the consequences, but allow yourself to take stock of all the opportunities that abound all around you!

LOVE: In terms of love, you can expect that you will gain a deeper connection with your loved one that will leave you content and happy.

CAREER and WEALTH: You will experience success and prosperity this year, as long as you stay dedicated to your goals. Allow yourself to enjoy the fruits of your labor from time to time—after all, you’ve earned it!

HEALTH: Get ready to release all the negative energy you’ve been keeping inside you in order to move positively forward. Let go of the doubts and anxieties that may be hounding inside your head, forgive all those who have wronged you, and be at peace with your past for the sake of your health and well-being.

Year of the Tiger

Born in the years: 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010

This year, you may find frequently yourself in situations wherein you’ll have to stand up for yourself and fight for what you believe in. Protect those that matter to you and persevere through the many obstacles that may block your path to success. Life is going to be tough, but you’re going to have to endure. Believe in your capabilities. You are much stronger than you think you are.

LOVE: Be careful of deception and manipulation in your relationship as a result of distrust, miscommunication, and low self-esteem. Combat the doubts that you may find yourself feeling in your relationship by taking time off together to relax and openly communicate to one another. Stay patient, open-minded, and compassionate with one another.

CAREER and WEALTH: You may find yourself confused about your career path, not knowing if this is where you’re meant to be. However, you can’t just sit around whining about it. If you want to chase a different dream, then do it! Manifest your desires instead of waiting for the opportunities to come.

HEALTH: If you aren’t careful, emotional baggage may start to affect your physical health. Exercise regularly, pursue some hobbies, or take a quick stroll outside. Do things that make you feel good about yourself!

Year of the Rabbit

Born in the years: 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011

You will feel emotionally fulfilled and enjoy good fortune in your relationships. Open yourself up to the positive energies all around you and appreciate all the love that abounds around you!

LOVE: This year is all about letting go of people who don’t have your best interests at heart. The only way you can ever feel emotionally fulfilled and happy is by choosing to surround yourself only with the people who truly love and care for you, instead of those who consciously hurt you. Forgive them if you can, but understand that not everyone is meant to be in your life forever.

CAREER and WEALTH: You may feel like your dream job or passion projects aren’t going according to plan, effectively making you lose all motivation to pursue them. Take time to reflect on what exactly will make you feel fulfilled in your work. Is it financial success or recognition? Or is it possible that the fruits of your labor just haven’t been manifested yet? Reflect on whether the things you’re investing your time, effort, and resources on are worth it.

HEALTH: Be more mindful of your stress and anxiety levels. Steer clear of activities that will only cause you unnecessary pressure.

Year of the Dragon

Born in the years: 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012

This year, you will successfully get what you want as long as you keep working hard to achieve them. Stand up for what you believe in and push through all the obstacles that may come your way. Be true to your ideals and keep your eyes on the prize! Nothing can stop you now!

LOVE: Love will come your way this year and fill you with so much happiness and contentment. If you’re already in a relationship, this year will rekindle your romance and give you space to experience a deeper bond with your partner.

CAREER and WEALTH: You may feel as though your career is becoming stagnant, or that some unwelcome changes are coming your way. You may feel quite lost and confused on where to go and whether the choices you’ve made were right. Remember that all setbacks are temporary! Use this time to learn from your mistakes, grow from them, and keep pushing forward.

HEALTH: If you’re battling an illness or struggling mentally and emotionally, seek help from the people around you. Open yourself up to receiving care and aid. Remember: you don’t have to endure this pain alone.

Year of the Snake

Born in the years: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

Big changes are coming your way that may transform your life for the better! Be brave in seizing these opportunities because you’ll regret it later on if you don’t. Remember also that your words and actions towards others will always leave an impact, so stay kind, humble, and compassionate.

LOVE: You will experience more stability in your relationship right now, provided that you and your partner stay open with your feelings, practical, and dependable to one another. Don’t pressure each other to attain your unrealistic expectations! Communication is key.

CAREER and WEALTH: After all your hard work, you will finally reach your career goals this year. Enjoy the fruits of your labor—you deserve it! Remember to share your blessings with other people too.

HEALTH: Stress and disharmony in your relationships may cause your physical, emotional, and mental health to deteriorate. Strive to keep your life balanced so that you don’t push yourself too hard!

Year of the Horse

Born in the years: 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014

You may receive good news this year that will fill you with excitement to keep chasing after your dreams. Follow your heart and push through the obstacles that may come your way!

LOVE: You may feel somewhat trapped in your relationship, especially if you and your partner have become too dependent on each other that you don’t know how to function on your own anymore. Recognize the unhealthy habits in your relationship and work them out with each other.

CAREER and WEALTH: You may start feeling drained by your job and the only way you can free yourself from this is by actually taking some time off to rest! Don’t feel guilty about it; everyone needs some “Me Time” to recharge. You may also experience financial hardship, lack of confidence, and self-inflicted pressure to achieve unrealistic goals, but these are only temporary. Reflect on what you can do to resolve these issues.

HEALTH: You may experience heightened emotional and mental stress this year, but only if you continue to allow yourself to be affected by your negative thoughts. Remember that nothing is ever as bad as your mind may make it seem.

Year of the Goat

Born in the years: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

In whatever situation you may find yourself in this year, always approach it with practicality and grace. Be generous with what you have in order to receive good fortune tenfold. Remember that any storm can be weathered with level-headedness, patience, and compassion.

LOVE: You may eventually find that you and your partner aren’t on the same page when it comes to certain values and goals in life, causing conflict and insecurity in your relationship. Stay open-minded and learn to compromise. You both may learn new things from one another that will only deepen your relationship!

CAREER and WEALTH: Some plans may not fall into place which will be frustrating for you, especially when you’ve worked so hard just to see them come to life. Stay patient and persevere! Be more mindful of the opportunities that you may miss too. Pay attention to your finances too by budgeting well and making sure that you’re living within your means.

HEALTH: You may feel like your life is out-of-balance and it may leave a significant impact on your health. Take some time to relax and meditate so that you can cope with your issues in a much healthier and more positive way. Be mindful of what and how much you consume this year too.

Year of the Monkey

Born in the years: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016

You may be feeling a little hopeless and unmotivated this year as a result of difficult situations that have drained all your energy. But remember that you only feel hopeless because you are allowing yourself to be. Change your perspective and attitude to life and learn how to turn things around! Heal from the hurt you may be feeling right now and trust in yourself and the process. Seek help if you need to! Remember that nothing is permanent and that the sun always shines after the storm.

LOVE: This year may usher in a period of heartbreak and disappointment with love, especially because of your sensitivity and immature behavior in your relationship. Learn to have patience and compassion for your partner instead of prolonging conflicts.

CAREER and WEALTH: You may feel like you’re being treated unfairly in work, perhaps because of your peers laying the blame for mistakes and failed plans on you. Take a step back and take the logical approach to resolve the issue. Be mindful of focusing too much on your work life than your personal life too; maintaining a proper balance between the two is important. In terms of finances, avoid making risky investments at this time.

HEALTH: After struggling through a difficult period in your life, you are now ready to learn from them and move into a period of healing. Pay attention to your mental and emotional well-being at this time.

Year of the Rooster

Born in the years: 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017

Tons of obstacles may stand in your way this year, but you have the capability to push through them and go after what you want without getting held back by fear. Success will come your way; you just have to stay focused, confident, and determined to watch your goals come to life.

LOVE: After a period of uncertainty, you will feel that your relationship is finally moving into calmer waters and into a period of healing, growth, and forgiveness. You owe it to yourself and your partner to work hard in making sure that your relationship is as healthy as it deserves to be.

CAREER and WEALTH: You may struggle with focusing on your work, taking in more tasks than you can handle and worrying over other people’s opinions. That, or you may also fall victim to having a superiority complex, seeking control over things and people who may come to resent you for it. Learn to prioritize what’s important and be the boss of your own life, instead of living under someone else’s terms. Be wary of where you invest your financial wealth at this time too.

HEALTH: You may struggle with finding a balance between your heart and mind which may affect your emotional and physical health. Be careful of getting too overwhelmed by stress and anxiety. Do things that will recharge your energies from time to time in order to avoid burning out.

Year of the Dog

Born in the years: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

Be wary of taking in too much work than necessary because you may find that your hard work over things that won’t serve you in the end will only burn you out. Being a workaholic isn’t healthy for you! Learn to take ample breaks and prioritize well. Take this time to reflect on your path in life too, especially during days when you feel like questioning your choices. Remember that you are meant to be here!

LOVE: You will be fortunate in love this year as you and your partner start being more kind and generous to one another. If you’re currently single, you may find someone who will be good to you. Accept the abundance of love that will come your way!

CAREER and WEALTH: Good news is coming in terms of your career, whether it’s a promotion you’ve been waiting for or successful results for a project you’ve been working on for a while. Don’t let it all go to your head, though! Enjoy your achievements and use them to drive you to work extra harder for your other goals.

HEALTH: The hustle and bustle of life may wear you down. Remember to take ample breaks and to slow down so that you don’t overwhelm yourself!

Year of the Pig

Born in the years: 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019

You may frequently find it difficult to concentrate on important tasks this year or to get your priorities straight, neglecting your personal life in lieu of your work life. Take things one step at a time and always keep that work-life balance.

LOVE: At any point that you feel insecure and unhappy with your family life or your relationships, remember that communication is always key in solving your problems. It’s normal to not see eye-to-eye sometimes and feel hounded by self-doubt, but you shouldn’t let that easily question the integrity of your relationship. Any problem can be solved by talking with one another openly and with honesty.

CAREER and WEALTH: If there’s anything that’s been stressing you out lately in work, have faith that it’s going to get much better soon. People will be much more willing to hear each other out and to reach a compromise, allowing you to move forward with positivity and renewed vigor. If you’ve been struggling with your finances lately too, you will finally be able to recover soon.

HEALTH: You are trying to make your health the least of your priorities but doing so will only hurt you. Don’t take your health for granted! Don’t skip your check-ups and medication, drink your vitamins, and give yourself some mental recharge.

Year of the Rat

Born in the years: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008

After a period of self-isolation and mental overload, you are now ready and confident to take on all the obstacles that will be coming your way this year! Be proud of coming this far in your healing process and find comfort in knowing that, as long as you take care of yourself, you can get through anything!

LOVE: You are entering a new chapter in your relationship and it’s bringing you joy, fun, and excitement. Relish this moment of comfort and happiness!

CAREER and WEALTH: You are now learning how to better relieve yourself of stress and anxiety in work, whether it’s having healthier coping habits or completely letting go of toxic work environments. Realize that you can always walk away from situations that are hurting you, no matter how difficult.

HEALTH: You might experience a sudden illness this year, so take care of your health and mental well-being. If these health problems are forcing you to make changes in your life, don’t be afraid to make them because they may be for the best. Keep your chin up and have a positive outlook!

How do you feel about this Year of the Ox? Share your thoughts about your horoscope in the comments!

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