Years of the Monkey
The monkey is a clever animal. It is usually compare to a smart person. During the Spring and Autumn Period (770 BC – 476 BC), the dignified official title of marquis with the pronunciation 'Hou', was the same as the monkey's. The monkey was thereby bestowed with auspicious meaning. Pictures of it are pasted on walls and doors to bring good fortune in officialdom.
There are more erratic geniuses in their character and life. Those born in the Year of the Monkey are lively, flexible, quick-witted and versatile. They love moving about and sports. Being talented problem solvers, they are self-assured, sociable and innovative, with competent practical ability. They are even willing to put their own business aside to help others. They have strong desire for knowledge and have excellent memories. When communicating, they do not like to be controlled and have a strong desire to present themselves. They will show amazing creativity in their work.
They are probably to be successful but they are sometimes agreeable. If they can get into something immediately, they will be discouraged. They are jealous, suspicious, cunning, selfish and arrogant sometimes, and they tend to look down upon others. If they are not impatient and mouthy, they can gain more achievement.
Horoscope and Numerology Elements
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: shen
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): jin (metal)
Yin Yang: yang
Auspicious Directions: north, northwest, west
Lucky Colors: white, golden, blue; Avoid: red, black, grey, dark coffee
Lucky Numbers: 1, 8, 7; Avoid: 9, 2, 5
Lucky Flowers: chrysanthemum
Zodiac Sign Compatibility - Best match: rat, dragon, snake; Avoid: tiger, pig
Fortune Foretelling in 2013
Overview: They will have much stress from job matters and family trifles in 2013. However, the pressure encourages them to achieve more instead of being defeated. Besides, they will meet their Lucky Star to help them gain great achievements.
Career: The opportunities of promotion will come this year, so they need to seize all opportunities. When they sign an agreement or have a negotiation, they should read the items carefully in case of traps.
Wealth: No very good fortune in finance comes to them in 2013. Sometimes they make great efforts, but earn little. Or they can make money, but usually no savings can be kept. In general, they will have many expenses this year, so they will have difficulty in making ends meet. It is suggested not to offer credit guarantees for relatives or friends, or they may get in lawsuits or make a loss.
Relationships: Married people need to be careful to avoid being trapped by extramarital affairs. If their partners are of the snake zodiac sign, it’s suggested to end the long-distance relationship. Otherwise, they may break up. Singles will have many choices for their future partners this year, but it is suggested not to evolve a relationship too fast. In addition, the monkey people are getting along well with their bosses so that they can get some timely help.
Health: Their physical condition has great fluctuation this year. When not feeling comfortable, they should go and see a doctor early. They also need a healthy diet habit and sufficient sports. Finding a good way to shake off loneliness is important. Otherwise, they may get insomnia or anxiety.