2018 ZO­DIAC FORE­CAST

Find out what’s in store for you in the lu­nar year of the Earth Dog, and lucky colours to con­sider for your home.

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Find out what’s in store for you in the lu­nar year of the Earth Dog, and lucky colours to con­sider for your home.

DOG BAD (RANKED 12TH) 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 LUCK 24%

With no lucky stars to guide you, only de­ter­mi­na­tion and hard work will see you achieve re­sults. But, due to the In­do­lent star, you are li­able to bad habits and lazi­ness this year, and it could af­fect long-term suc­cess. Only a strong fight­ing spirit and open com­mu­ni­ca­tion will re­sult in progress, es­pe­cially at work or in school. The star of Arts en­hances cre­ativ­ity yet in­duces lone­li­ness. Share your in­no­va­tive ideas with col­leagues and class­mates, and get their help along the way. Be­ware of in­juries and ac­ci­dents brought on by the Mishap star. Take safety pre­cau­tions such as walk­ing in well-lit ar­eas and avoid­ing high-risk phys­i­cal ac­tiv­i­ties.

CA­REER 20%

As this pe­riod is likely to be filled with prob­lems brought on by Grand Duke, busi­ness own­ers should avoid ex­pan­sion. You should not give up on projects when they do not go smoothly. In­stead, put in ex­tra ef­fort this year, it’ll be worth it in the end. Con­sider learn­ing some creative skills as they may help you gain new per­spec­tive at work.

HEALTH 20%

Due to the pres­ence of the Mishap star, ac­ci­dents and in­juries will be more likely. Avoid risky ac­tiv­i­ties and travel plans. You are also sus­cep­ti­ble to men­tal health ail­ments, such as in­som­nia and de­pres­sion. There­fore, it is im­por­tant to head out­doors reg­u­larly, prefer­ably to parks and the beach, to lift your spir­its. It is im­por­tant to choose an aus­pi­cious date if you need to un­dergo any surgery this year.

Long re­garded as the colour of roy­alty, rich pur­ple is a bold hue that evokes a deca­dent and lux­u­ri­ous feel. Con­trast this with deep yel­low or gold ac­cents in a bed­room space to achieve a cosy and in­ti­mate am­bi­ence.

RAT AV­ER­AGE (RANKED 8TH) 1948, 1960, 1972 1984, 1996, 2008 LUCK 48%

Un­lucky stars fore­tell set­backs in your per­sonal life, lead­ing to emo­tional tur­moil. To make mat­ters worse, the Blood­shed star sug­gests high pos­si­bil­ity of blood loss. Lift your spir­its dur­ing this troubling year by help­ing oth­ers or do­nat­ing blood. On a brighter note, the Resolution star helps thwart ob­sta­cles. There­fore, the set­backs you face are tem­po­rary and should be treated as life lessons. What’s more, the Achieve­ment star de­notes a break­through in the ca­reer and aca­demic arena, so do not forgo any op­por­tu­ni­ties that come your way.

CA­REER 80%

Strong ca­reer pro­gres­sion will be the high­light of your year. If you are hit­ting mile­stones in your work, you can look for­ward to a pro­mo­tion. Busi­ness own­ers will be re­warded with awards for com­pet­i­tive projects. Even so, avoid tak­ing short­cuts to suc­cess.

HEALTH 20%

As you strive to main­tain per­sonal re­la­tion­ships, you will get caught up in emo­tional tur­moil. Be calm and ra­tio­nal when re­spond­ing to con­flict – you do not want to re­gret any harsh words es­pe­cially when in­juries and sud­den dis­as­ters are highly prob­a­ble this year. Take pre­cau­tions against safety haz­ards at home and mon­i­tor your par­ents’ health. When trav­el­ling over­seas, choose safer trans­port op­tions.

Wak­ing up to the sight of bright and cheer­ful colours is a great way to start the day. Con­sider pair­ing this sooth­ing blue shade with yel­low in your home to keep your spir­its up.

O GOOD (RANKED 5TH) 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009 LUCK 72%

You’ll meet plenty of bene­fac­tors, thanks to the com­bi­na­tion of the Suc­cess star and star of Aid. Re­gard­less of whether you are look­ing to se­cure busi­ness deals or find­ing a life part­ner, sched­ule din­ner ap­point­ments for bet­ter luck. Ro­mance luck is strong this year. Your chance of find­ing a life part­ner is high, so be out­go­ing and take your chances. Con­sider ty­ing the knot if you are al­ready in a long-term re­la­tion­ship. Men, how­ever, should not mix pro­fes­sional with per­sonal af­fairs.

CA­REER 80%

There’ll be up­turns in your ca­reer this year, es­pe­cially for fe­males. If you are start­ing a new role, seek out the guid­ance of se­niors in your field who may end up be­com­ing valu­able men­tors. Busi­ness own­ers will en­counter more clients and part­ners, but re­mem­ber that you still have to build re­la­tion­ships.

HEALTH 40%

You will need to pay at­ten­tion to both emo­tional and phys­i­cal strains. Take care not to ne­glect your fam­ily or you may be sub­ject to ar­gu­ments with par­ents and sib­lings. Drink more wa­ter and con­sume more fruits to stay hy­drated and en­er­gised. Amid your busy sched­ule, limit over­seas trav­els. If pos­si­ble, take vi­ta­mins be­fore fly­ing and make sure you rest well.

Warm earth tones help to keep your mood grounded and re­laxed. They are pop­u­larly used in homes fea­tur­ing plenty of wooden tex­tures and nat­u­ral ma­te­ri­als.

TIGER AV­ER­AGE (RANKED 7TH) 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010 LUCK 52%

Chal­lenges in handling peo­ple re­la­tions and le­gal mat­ters will be the run­ning theme of your year, thanks to mul­ti­ple un­lucky stars, like the Law­suit and Slan­der stars. They bring con­niv­ing char­ac­ters and le­gal is­sues into your life, rob­bing you of wealth. Be vig­i­lant even when deal­ing with friends. This year, re­la­tion­ships at home may be tested and your health will be af­fected as a re­sult; man­age this with re­lax­ing ex­er­cises such as yoga and med­i­ta­tion to help you keep fit. You may also take up cour­ses to fo­cus your en­ergy on some­thing pos­i­tive, while also gain­ing new skillsets that will aid your ca­reer.

CA­REER 60%

You will find so­lace in your work this year. If you can find a way to man­age re­la­tion­ships with co-work­ers, you can progress and find sat­is­fac­tion in your job or busi­ness. Avoid gossip and con­fronta­tions to the best of your abil­ity. Be re­spect­ful to all and con­cen­trate on do­ing a good job. Your hard work and en­durance could pay off hand­somely.

HEALTH 40%

Due to stress and long hours at work, it is tempt­ing to skip meals or eat at ir­reg­u­lar times. This will af­fect your di­ges­tive health; stick to reg­u­lar meal­times and eat food that is rich in pro­bi­otics. To en­sure an un­in­ter­rupted night’s sleep, drink warm wa­ter and do light ex­er­cises like yoga and stretch­ing. Spend more time with trusted friends and fam­ily; this will help take your mind off stress­ful sit­u­a­tions at work.

While some may con­sider the use of green and blush pink a tad too dar­ing, this com­bi­na­tion can ac­tu­ally cre­ate a sump­tu­ous ef­fect in the kitchen or liv­ing room.

Sun Mir­a­cle NP YO 1107 D

Blue Rhythm NP PB 1528 P

Cir­cus Top NP YO 1134 A

Har­mo­nious Pur­ple 1175

54 Sad­dle Brown NP N 1883 A

Green Slur NP BGG 1622 P

Girl­ish Gig­gle NP R 1264 P

Swan Wing NP OW 1017 P

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