2010 is the year of the Tiger. No, it has nothing to do with stock market trends. It does however tell a little about your fortunes for the coming New Year.
The Chinese Zodiac (生肖 : shēngxiào) is akin to the western Zodiac or Astrology signs. Each year of the 12-year cycle is represented with an animal sign and each of these animal signs have certain traits and fortunes.
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To be exact, the years actually refers the lunar calendar. If your birthday falls in January or February, you may want to check this more specific Chinese zodiac chart which matches with specific dates.
Don’t fret or sulk if you find out you are a Rat or a Dog in the Chinese Zodiac. There are no good or bad animal signs. In fact, it seems like the Dog will be enjoying a good year ahead! Read your fortunes below on your respective Chinese Zodiac sign!
General Predictions for 2010 Year of the Tiger
Traditionally, the year of the Tiger is associated with major changes and volatility on both the world and personal levels. Events will happen quickly and dramatically in this year. Seizing the opportunities and adapting to the changes shall be the key to success.
Fortunes Forecasts for each Sign:
Rat (鼠 : shǔ)
People born in the year of Rat are charming visionary leaders who naturally command respect. Clever and sharp, they use their instinctive observation senses to solve problems for themselves and others.
The year of 2009 may have left you tired and depressed, but be patient and polite and the path will clear for you. Don’t get too anxious by the fast pacing year. Just go with the flow, maintain your keen senses and seize opportunities when you see them. Those in a relationship will enjoy renewed passion with their partner while the single rats may find themselves with someone special in romantic outings!
While your meticulous planning and schedules may often seem to be thrown out of place with the rapid and unexpected flow in of events, this may turn out to be a good challenge for you. Develop ways to adapt to the changes and you may well find new hidden talents and skills in yourself. Stay open-minded and pleasant surprises, in your career and love life, may just appear in front of you!
Tiger (虎 : hǔ )
The Tiger is lucky, lively and brave. They stand out from the crowd with their magnetic and vivid personality. Competitive at work and in love, they fight to win with their wit and courage.
This year of the Tiger is Your year! 2010 is a lucky year with much to offer for you. Financially, you will see some extra income coming your way. In this fast-pacing year, curb your impulsive nature and plan ahead to make sure you reap the most of your fortunes. Lonely Tigers may get lucky and find your romantic partners.
Rabbit (兔 : tù )
The gentle Rabbit makes friends easily and prefers to work behind-the-scenes. They enjoy their privacy as well as good friends’ company. They are affectionate and sometimes mysterious. One of the luckiest signs in Chinese Zodiac.
Your year will mostly be career oriented. Be patient and diplomatic when dealing with disagreements in your team. Travel and job promotion opportunities may arise, when they do, be quick to seize them! Do try to find time to relax from work.
Dragon ( dragon : lóng )
Ambitious, energetic and talented, Dragons are confident doing things their way. However, they have to watch their pride and not let it appear as arrogance to others. Generally the Dragon enjoys good health and success in the things they do.
This is a busy and successful year for the Dragon. Financially a rosy year. The quick pacing 2010 will pose many new possibilities and opportunities, which the Dragon will eagerly dive into. While you progress rapidly in your career, remember to be nice to your colleagues and team mates. Do make time for your loved ones out of your busy schedules.
Snake ( 蛇 : shé )
Born with entrepreneurial spirit, the intelligent Snake often has what it takes to amass great material wealth. They are attractive, possessive and determined to work hard to achieve their goals.
The Snake may feel overwhelmed with fast unexpected developments in the year. Reinvent your ideas and rework your strategies to keep up and stay ahead of the competition. Teamwork is important for your success this year. Romantic opportunities may just be at your doorstep, so watch out for them!
Horse ( 马 : mǎ )
The Horse is always full of life and energy. Extroverted and attractive, they love being the centre of attention. Sometimes hotheaded and impatient, they tend to get distracted by the next big thing.
If you are born in this sign you will find yourselves passionately involved in several important projects, which will reap rewards for you by the year end. Your career looks exceptionally well and you will be much in demand for parties and events. But do watch your diet and rest adequately from all those partying!
Sheep ( 羊 : yáng )
Intelligent and charming, yet shy and easygoing, the Sheep is happy enough to be in the middle of activities without being the one leading the action. They enjoy cultural things and artistic hobbies.
The Sheep will find satisfaction in daily work. Think through important decisions and remain adaptable and open to change. It may not be the best time for financial risks. The Goat will find new offers and job opportunities presented to you in the Tiger year.
Monkey ( 猴 : hóu )
People of the Monkey Sign are curious, clever and quick to learn. They love new challenges and are capable in completing any given tasks. The Monkey is playful, lively and fun to be around with.
The fast pacing year suits the Monkey quite well, however steadily pace yourself if not you will quickly burn out all your energy. Stress will come in at later part of the year. It is advised that you watch your words and body language then. Perhaps a holiday break will do some good. Plan and budget your finance this year. For those who are single, your charms will work wonders for you this year!
The Rooster folks will have mixed fortunes in 2010. Staying calm, observant and flexible, they will glide through the year and come out much wiser, stronger and leading to their success in future. The Rooster may take up courses or go back to college this year which will turn out to be a worthwhile investment. Travel opportunities will appear and the Rooster should try not to get over exhausted from too much activities.
Dog ( 狗 : gǒu )
People under this sign are hardworking, honest and reliable however they tend to be a little stubborn and pessimistic. The Dog is a perfectionist who attentions to details. Material gains are not on their highest priority while friends and families stay close in their hearts.
This year of the Tiger will be an excellent one for the Dog sign! Be passionate and optimistic in the New Year as new opportunities and challenges await you. Your fortunes look good and you can expect financial gains. However with big money involved, make sure you go through the details and fine prints.
Pig ( 猪 : zhū )
The intelligent and talented Pig prefers to achieve goals at a comfortable pace. Fun, innocent and lovable, the Pig enjoys company and parties. This is one of the luckier signs in the zodiac.
This Tiger year will provide the many activities and challenges which the Pig loves. Career-wise, there is drive to succeed and support from teammates. Financially, you will feel some additional stress, but just take more consideration in your spending and it will not be much of a problem.
Happy Tiger Year
These are your fortunes for the coming New Year! They are put forth in a positive tone as general advice and opportunities to look out for. No matter what your Zodiac sign, let the Tiger Year be a roaring and prosperous one for you and your family!