The Chinese solar year uX Earth Dog will begin on 4th February 2018 at 05:38 Am. However the Chinese New Year will be celebrated on 16th February 2018. The difference in both dates is because most Chinese Metaphysics calculations are based on the solar calendar whereas most Chinese festivals follow the lunar calendar.
2018 is the year of the uX Earth Dog or to be more accurate, year of the Yang Earth Dog. In this post you will know which aspect of your life you should FOCUS on in 2018 by using the 12 Chinese Animal Signs.
How to utilize the animal sign predictions
A personal bazi chart has four pillars. To know your destiny luck for 2018 you need to know which pillar is being affected by which star.
The year pillar represents your outer world such as your friends, social network, acquaintances, your appearance and outlook, grandparents, far off family members etc.
The month pillar represents your work performance, work environment, business opportunities, parents, siblings and extended family.
The day pillar represents yourself, your health, your spouse, home, your inner feelings and all that is personal to you.
The hour pillar represents your children, juniors, employees, ambition, goals, dreams, and investment opportunities.
Positive stars in any of the pillar will bring about positive outcome related to that particular aspect of your life.
TIP – focus on the positive. Work on the area of your life where the auspicious stars are located. In the case you have no auspicious stars then this year avoid making too many changes.
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12 animal sign predictions
Born in 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, Tiger month (February), day or hour (3am to 5am)
Born in the year of the Tiger – If you are working in a large MNC’s or holding a government post you will do particularly well. Generally you will have good progress in your career.
As a student you will do well in your exams and score excellent grades. You will find a resourceful and helpful teacher.
Tigers have many minor inauspicious stars. Officer charm can create legal hassles if one is not careful. You need to double check all documents before signing. You could get stuck with an unfavorable deal. Five ghost star will bring petty people in your life, people who will create more hassles for you, speak ill of you etc. You could face wealth loss due to arguments. You could also feel paranoid and face trust issues.
People related problems could bring you down and get you upset but then just think of it this way, maybe people are jealous of your achievements. After all there is no good or bad publicity, there is just publicity.
TIP – This year the | wood element is one of the favorable elements therefore if you have a lot of wood in your natal chart, you will do well in 2018.
Born in 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, Rabbit month (March), day or hour (5am to 7am)
Last year 2017 your expenses just shot through the roof. It was not a great year for you. This year there will be a drastic change. You will have a smooth and stable year.
Born in Rabbit year – You will be able to grow your business network. You will get the opportunity to meet the right people at the right time.
Born in the Rabbit month – A partnership is in the cards. You will receive help from people in authority.
Born in the Rabbit day – Single rabbits will find love however it might not be long lasting love. Rabbits who are in a committed relationship should be careful while dealing with the opposite gender. Watch out as things could get rather messy.
Similar to last year, you will need to keep a close eye on your expenses. You will go on a buying spree. It would be wise to save for a rainy day.
TIP – This year the | wood element is one of the favorable elements therefore if you have a lot of wood in your natal chart, you will do well in 2018.
Born in 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012; Dragon month (April), day or hour (7am to 9am)
You might have already heard that the dog clashes the dragon or that the dragon has a bad year ahead. Don’t be dismayed, first look into your bazi chart, which area of your life is it affecting. Before you read any further, remember that it is only for one year. Be prepared for upcoming problems. Avoid being stubborn and make the required changes.
Your income could reduce or expenses could increase. Either way you will face financial problems. You need to be cautious with your investments. Try to avoid the share market, better to opt for investments with guaranteed returns such as bank FD’s, government etc.
You will be on a buying spree somehow your hunger for material things will not be satiated. Invest your money in safe instruments. Double check your shopping decisions. Leave your credit cards at home and budget. Avoid over spending. Avoid giving loans to others – friends, relatives, employees, colleagues. Chances are high you will not get it back.
Born in the Dragon year – be careful while dealing with your social or business circle. Avoid networking. Issues will rise up in April or October. Always carry an extra set of clothes while going for business meetings, you could accidentally drop coffee and it could affect your appearance.
Born in Dragon day – Family problems, issues with spouse and health problems are a few issues that you may face. Invest in a good health insurance for yourself and your family. Invest in accident insurance as well. Get your home and car insured. Get everything insured.
Born in 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013; Snake month (May), day or hour (9am to 11am)
The year of the dog will be great for you. With the emperor star zi wei you will be able to get whatever it is you want.
Born in snake month – you can achieve career growth by leaps and bounds. Job holders might get a promotion or an increment while those in business will get new offers and increase in sales.
With the red matchmaker star single snakes will find love and could tie the knot. Already in a committed relationship, you will have many happy events in the family. Your likeability quotient will increase, you can use the same to grow your business network.
On a negative note you are prone to losing your personal belongings. A preoccupied mind will lead to forgetfulness. If part of your job is to handle money such as purchase department; billing and collection department or any other such department then double check your accounts and calculations before signing any paper or confirming any order. If you handle cash then ensure that the cash register or cabinet is always locked. Your forgetfulness will not help the cause.
TIP – This year the f fire element is one of the favorable elements hence if you have many fire elements in your natal chart you will have a good year.
Born in 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1976, 1990, 2002, 2014; Horse month (June), day or hour (11am to 1 pm)
You will get the opportunity to earn money and build a fortune. You will have good money management skills. Not only will you will amass wealth but with the presence of the General Star Jiang Xing you will receive power and authority.
Born in the year of the horse – Increase in social status, so step out in style and watch people hang on to every word you say. Grow your business/social network.
Born in the horse hour – Follow your dreams and aspirations. Spend quality time with your children. You should look for increasing your portfolio.
On a negative note, you can be easily getting entangled in criminal lawsuits. You will also be prone to injury and accidents. You will have an extravagant lifestyle and become a spendthrift.
TIP – This year the f fire element is one of the favorable elements hence if you have many fire elements in your natal chart you will have a good year. Horse is one of the top 3 animal signs. Make the most of it.
Born in 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015; Goat month (July), day or hour (1 pm – 3pm)
With the fortune virtue star and the heavenly virtue star you will be able to overcome nearly all hindrance or problems that you face. You will always find someone to help you.
Born in Goat month – you will meet helpful people at your work place. You will be able to grow because of these people.
Born in Goat day – people at home will help you probably your spouse. You will also get help to improve your health.
Born in Goat hour – you will receive help from your juniors and children. You will receive help to fulfill your dreams and ambitions.
This year you will get many opportunities to enjoy life, have good food and drink the best of the wines. Watch out as this is a surefire way of putting on weight.
On the negative side you need to be careful what you promise to others as you will be made to keep your promises. Your relationship with your friends and family could suffer. You will get drawn into unnecessary arguments over rumors and gossip.
You should avoid participating in adventure or contact sports as you are prone to injuries and accidents. Be careful while handling metal objects. If you are into fencing, archery or shooting be extra careful while handling the equipments.
TIP – Goat is one of the top 3 animal signs in 2018. Make the most of it.
Born in 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016; Monkey month (August), day or hour (3pm – 5pm)
With the Year Horse star you will get opportunity to expand your business away from your hometown, it could be an overseas project. For job holders it could mean an out of town work assignment that could take you overseas as well. Exporters, marketing personnel, sales personnel, diplomats, transport operators and any job that entails traveling will do well with this star. If you are looking to relocate or migrate, then this is the year to do so.
Born in the Shen year – concentrate on building your business network abroad. Travel overseas.
Born in Shen month – Opt for non-local work assignments, it could be overseas or in a different city in your country. Be prepared to travel for work.
You will be depressed and suffer from anxiety attacks. You will be easily hurt emotionally by events in your life. There will be a tendency to cry at the drop of a hat. Keep your emotions at a check not everyone will be kind to such a display.
Be careful while driving as you could be involved in an accident or you could undergo a surgery or invasive medical diagnosis. You could be a victim of robbery and theft. Avoid giving loans as you might not get it back.
Born in 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017; Rooster month (September); day or hour (5pm – 7pm)
Lots of changes. Quite a few challenges. Try not to get agitated with the changes and challenges. My advice to you is to accept and overcome it.
Born in the Rooster month – There will be challenges and changes at work. Analyze the challenges that may occur and have a counter active plan ready. Breathe and be calm.
Born in Rooster day – Get a health check up done. Avoid confrontations with spouse – be quiet. Get your car, home, health insured.
In relationships you will be irritated, cranky and moody. This will make you unapproachable. You will be ready to bite people’s head off if they cross your path. This will cause your relationship with others could suffer. Avoid trusting others with your secrets. Be patient and watch your words and actions, not everyone deserves your acrid words.
Tip – Go with the flow. Accept the changes.
Born in 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018; Dog month (October); day or hour (7pm – 9pm)
Artists, writers, lyricists, designer, architects, poets, students, graphic artists and anyone in the creative field will do well. You will have the tendency to be aloof and avoid the crowds. You could face some criticism regarding your creation, however, in the end people will love your work.
You will be the center of attention wherever you go. Due to the Grand Duke’s arrival you and whatever you do will be in the limelight.
Born in Dog year – Get creative on social media. You will gain popularity.
Born in Dog month – Get creative at work. Everyone is noticing you therefore take your work level one step up.
The Hidden Corpse and Sword Edge star makes you insensitive to other people’s wants and needs. You could easily offend others with your tactlessness. It also makes you prone to illness and accidents. Best would be to buy health and accident insurance.
Born in 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007; Pig month (November); day or hour (9pm – 11pm)
You will receive help whenever you are stuck in an adverse situation. With the presence of the Sun star you will be able to turn difficult situations into favorable ones. Because of your evident ability to solve problems and avert crisis’s people will come to you for advice and help. You will have good supporters who will go out of their way to help you achieve your goals.
Born in Pig year – Write about problems and solutions on social media. It could be simple solutions you have found to make your life a little easier.
Born in Pig month – Single’s will find the love of their life and probably get married. If already in a committed relationship you will share many happy events with your spouse. You will also share good relationship with others.
On a negative note you could get robbed or be a victim of theft. Robbing doesn’t just mean someone robbing your wealth it could be your ideas, your work, your job etc.
Sky emptiness and Solitary star both represent emotional issues and relationship problems. Solitary star will make you want to spend time alone away from everyone. This could put a strain on your relationship. Avoid being alone as it will make you feel worse.
Born in 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008; Rat month (December); day or hour (11pm – 1am)
You will receive help whenever you are stuck in an adverse situation. You will be able to overcome problematic situations and turn it around to your advantage. You will also be able to repay your debts and resolve past arguments and disputes. You will get relief from your problems.
Born in Rat year – You have the potential to become extremely popular. Your social credibility will increase. People will want to spend time with you and listen to what you have to say. Write a blog or get on social media.
Born in Rat Day – The Relief God star is good for overcoming health issues. Go for your health check up. If you are suffering from ailments you will find the right doctor who will offer the right cure.
Calamity Sha star creates difficulties and problems associated with the opposite gender. You will be prone to accidents while driving or traveling. Your quality of work could be affected due to lack of focus. Avoid going for blind dates. Mothers of rat daughters should keep a close eye on her activities.
Blood Knife star makes you prone to blockages, cysts, blood related accidents, surgery or frequent visits to the hospital. There are chances of hurting your limbs. If diagnosed with health issues seek immediate medical attention, make use of the Relief God star.
Funeral Door star indicates death of a near and dear one especially elders at home. Do spend time with them. After all they are the reason you are here. If possible avoid visiting hospitals, sick people and attending funerals.
Born in 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009; Ox month (January); day or hour (1am – 3am)
You will receive help from noble people especially females. Your communication skill will be enhanced and people will listen when you speak. You will be able to turn an adverse situation to your advantage.
Born in Ox year – Start a blog, get on social media take advantage of the Moon star.
Born in Ox month – You will have new business strategy and will have excellent financial skills. You will receive help from ladies in power or holding powerful positions. However you need to be proactive and work on your plans otherwise you could just spend your time dreaming.
The Golden God star will make you pursue wealth and earn it. However in your blatant pursuit you may step on other people’s toes and be rude to them.
You should be careful as the Hook Edge and the Annual Sha star denote issues with people. Miscommunication could lead to arguments which in turn could lead you to use some harsh and hurtful words. This could put a dent in your image and reputation. It can all be prevented by you. Ensure you are clear about your requirements, be calm when you face obstacles, take regular breaks, spend quality time with your loved ones and relax. Take good care of your health. Do visit the doctor if you feel unwell.
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