Your fortunes this year
Born under the Chinese zodiac of pig, dog, rooster? Read on to see what the stars have in store for you
As per the Chinese Lunar Calendar the Year of the Wooden Green sheep (February 19, 2015, to February 2016) brings changes in the fortunes of all zodiac signs.
Dragon are born after February 4 in the following years: 1904, 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, and 2000.
This year the celestial Dragon should exercise caution.
Career: This isn’t the year to create history and make unprecedented breakthroughs. So lower your expectations and stay focussed on ground realities.
Money: Aim for financial stability and save.
Health tip: Take care of your digestive system.
Snake are born after February 4 in 1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001.
This is the time to release all your coiled up energy. However, without proper f ocus you could encounter conflicts. A relatively smooth sailing year lies ahead with loads of career opportunities and good luck! Keep a check on your mood, though.
Career: Bite your caustic tongue before you lash out! Plan your work and work your plan is the mantra! Beware of cheating and betrayal, deceit of any kind. You will have to spot your own opportunities.
Money: Your stealth calculations pay off when it comes to money. Trust your intuitions and wisdom. Unexpected income is on the cards.
Health tip: Beware of overindulgence of any kind and go for regular health check ups.
Horses are born after February 4 in: 1906, 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
Career: Expect a surge in workload that will tip the worklife balance. Tying up loose ends and preparing for major changes ahead will be beneficial.
Sheep are born after February 4 in: 1907, 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003.
Accept changes, especially on the career front. Business owners, employees, in fact every sheep can look forward to monetary profits and gains!
Health tip: Indulge in activities that relax the spirit -- tai chi, meditation and yoga are ideal.
Dragons are born after February 4 in: 1908, 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016.
This is an auspicious year for the Monkey with things coming easy and at low pressure.
Career: Expect the unexpected when it comes to support and help from others. Get organised at work to resourcefully avail of opportunities! Appreciation seems to come from all corners. Health tip: avoid risk taking, adventure sports or rash driving.
Roosters are born after February 4 in the following years: 1909, 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005.
Lady fortune doesn’t favour you much but doesn’t mean she has forsaken you! You have to work harder to get the things you want. Choose your battles wisely. Extra income is on the cards. Avoid money lending or taking loans, especially from friends and relatives. Making a detailed budget when it comes to expenditure is recommended for Roosters.
Health tip: Rest, recharge and refresh your busy mind and tired body.
Dogs are born after February 4 in: 1910, 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, and 2006.
Expect a calm, relatively uneventful year ahead. Work life balance can go for a toss if you only focus on your career this year. Invest in sound relationships and nurture contacts. Make time for networking and socialising. If you are working in a partnership make sure that you jump in with all your faculties open.
Pigs are born after February 4 in: 1911, 1 923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, and 2007. 2015 is an ideal year to expand your business, ask for that raise or promotion and land a coveted job! Pay attention to the fine print of contracts and legal documents as many hope to gain from your callousness.
On the health front, mood swings and stress tend to be your Achilles heel this year. Guard against over indulgence of any kind - be it physical, emotional or mental.