Welcome to the Year of the Metal Rat! Because the Rat is the first zodiac sign, this year promises new beginnings, renewals, and overall prosperity and good luck to all the signs! But, of course, it doesn’t come without a few bumps in the road.
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!
Year of the Rat
Born in the years: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
Those born in the Year of the Rat will experience a lot of accomplishments and receive an abundance of opportunities. However, there’s going to be a lot of ups and downs as you face more challenges so be cautious and prepare ahead!
Career and Wealth: Dissatisfaction lies ahead of you in your career as you face many obstacles that may be too difficult for you to handle. Try to focus on improving your skills this year. You may have better luck if you’re in a management position though, but you may be prone to arrogance and power-tripping with your elevated status. Always exercise compassion to win the support of your employees and coworkers. In terms of finances, keep in mind to set your priorities straight and only make purchases that are necessary. Refrain from impulsive buying!
Love: You will have a harmonious love life this year but may experience problems and arguments from miscommunicating with your partner. Avoid this by spending more time with your partner and understanding one another.
Health: Be careful of overexerting yourself with work. Get adequate rest and improve your diet.
Year of the Ox
Born in the years: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
This year takes a turn for the better for those born in the Year of the Ox, especially in the aspects of career and wealth. Your love life will improve a lot as well. However, try to pay much closer attention to your health this year. In general, keep an open mind and have a positive mindset when dealing with situations so that you may have better control over them.
Career and Wealth: You will experience an improved relationship with your coworkers, so use that to your advantage and ask for help and guidance from them to develop your career even further. Recognition from your boss may be at hand this year too. Make wise investments, moderate your spending, and think twice about indulging in luxuries.
Love: You are guaranteed to have much better luck finding love this year than before. If you’re currently committed, you’ll experience having a much deeper connection with your partner and might even be open to taking it to the next step. If you’re single, the fires of passion will burn brightly for you so open your heart to the possibilities of falling in love!
Health: Be mindful of your unhealthy habits and lessen them when you can. Exercise more, too. Always care for your mental health as well and make sure you aren’t pushing yourself too hard at work or shutting yourself off from people who want to help you out.
Year of the Tiger
Born in the years: 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
This is going to be a great year for those born in the Year of the Tiger, but it’s not without challenges! Just remember to bravely fight for what you believe is right not just for yourself but for everyone involved. Don’t be too aggressive, though, because it might worsen the situation.
Career and Wealth: You will have average luck in your career. You’ll find it increasingly difficult to deal with the number of duties and responsibilities that are piling up. However, there’s no way to go about it than to face them head-on. Work hard and don’t give up! Spare some time to develop your skills and expand your knowledge to develop your career. In terms of finances, there’s nothing much to worry about as your wealth is guaranteed to increase steadily. Just be mindful of how you spend it.
Love: You will be lucky in love this year and you may find yourself becoming romantically involved with someone you know. Whether you’re single or committed, celebrate your relationships whenever you can because they will provide so much joy in your life this year. Always be the first to reconcile with people when there are problems so that the issue doesn’t blow over.
Health: It’s time to give up your unhealthy eating and lifestyle habits and embrace a healthier new you. Do regular exercise and check-ups. Get plenty of rest, drink plenty of water, and give yourself time to relax every now and then.
Year of the Rabbit
Born in the years: 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
Misfortune lies ahead for those born in the Year of the Rabbit due to clashes at work, arguments with loved ones, illnesses, or difficulties in money-making projects. Persevere through these hard times with strength and determination.
Career and Wealth: Because of unstable work performances, you will find it hard to fully show your capabilities to your coworkers and bosses. If you’ve been expecting recognition for your work, we hate to break it to you but you’ll only be disappointed. Be patient. It will all come in due time. Just keep working hard, stay loyal, and build better relationships with your coworkers. It’s going to be much harder to save up money so learn to invest wisely.
Love: You will have better chances of finding love this year so seize opportunities to start a new relationship when you can. However, it’s best if you don’t think too far ahead and just enjoy the moment. Be mindful of the things you say and how you act around people too because you might send the wrong signals. If you’re committed, stay realistic in your relationship and don’t demand too much out of your partner.
Health: Be careful of doing extreme activities. Have a basic form of exercise that you can do daily. Find time to relax and don’t overwork yourself. Remember to keep a healthy work-life balance!
Year of the Dragon
Born in the years: 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
Those born in the Year of the Dragon will have improved fortune overall so seize opportunities to progress even further! This may be a great time to pursue new things you’ve always wanted to do. Live freely and live passionately, but remember to always make the right choices!
Career and Wealth: Don’t let your spending worry you too much as long as you don’t burn all your money on lavish wants. Just because you’re experiencing good wealth doesn’t mean you can start splurging! You can expect good luck in your career too so don’t stress out too much about small work-related issues. Don’t be too complacent about them, though. Always stay grounded! Be open to pursuing new things that can help you welcome more money into your life, like starting a new passion project or sealing deals at work that have been in the pipeline.
Love: You will be blessed with love as you work hard to maintain good relationships with those around you. If you’re single, you may be able to attract someone into your life. However, don’t try to commit right away. If you’re in a relationship, be careful about being possessive of your partner and acting aggressively around them. That isn’t healthy!
Health: You may be prone to minor illnesses this year so monitor your health constantly. Don’t act recklessly. Stay calm and relaxed when facing problems.
Year of the Snake
Born in the years: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
Career-wise, things will go well for those born in the Year of the Snake, although you may find yourself lacking opportunities for personal development. Generally, it’s going to be a good year for you but don’t take things for granted. Watch out for some pitfalls during your day-to-day activities and be wary of making enemies within close circles.
Career and Wealth: Difficult times are ahead for your career and you may want to take things one step at a time. Don’t be sloppy with your work and choose your partners well. On the bright side, you will indeed have a stable income and a lot of return on investments that you will be tempted to spend a lot more than you should. Be mindful of your expenses and live within your means.
Love: Moving into a serious relationship may not be ideal for you this year as doing so may only lead to a crisis. No matter how great it is in the beginning, it’s most likely that it won’t lead anywhere in the end. Be careful of falling for first impressions. If love does come and you know it will last, then treat it well and treat it seriously.
Health: Your health will be fine this year and you can expect nothing serious to happen. Don’t be too confident, though. Always pay attention to what your body needs.