Years of the Ox
Ranked as the second zodiac, the ox is huge. In life, people often used it to indicate something big in size or large in number. Their characteristics are persistent, simple, honest, and straightforward. Fractious people are said to have an 'oxen temper'.
Ox people are probably honest, industrious, patient, and cautious, and do things steadily. They are talent leader with strong will and faith, strong devotion to work and staying power. They are not easily affected by others or their surroundings but just follow their concept and ability. They are contemplative before taking actions and can make a clear distinction between right and wrong. Women are usually good wives who pay attention to their children's education. In short, people under the ox sigh are tender-hearted, having amiable temper and an honesty nature. They are usually conservative. They hold respect to the tradition and value job and family highly.
They are obstinate and poor at communication. Leaders in their career may not discover their abilities. They looks prudish and distant, but not feminine, charming and lively enough. They usually do not get a great facility in speaking, being silent and persistent in their old ways. In their old age, they would be usually bestowed with happiness.
Horoscope and Numerology Elements
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: chou
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): tu (earth)
Yin Yang: yin
Auspicious Directions: southeast, due south and due north
Lucky Colors: blue, red, purple; Avoid: white, green
Lucky Numbers: 9, 1; Avoid: 3, 4
Lucky Flowers: tulip, evergreen, peach blossom
Zodiac Sign Compatibility - Best match: rat, snake, rooster; Avoid: horse, dog, sheep
Celebrities Born in the Year of the Ox
Napoleon Bonaparte, Adolf Hitler, Barack Obama, Richard Nixon, Vincent Van Gogh, Walt Disney, Heinz Christian Andersen, Rosa Parks, Charlie Chaplin, Vivien Leigh, Meg Ryan, George Clooney, Neve Campbell, Tori Spelling, Zac Hanson, Jack Nicholson, Kate Beckinsale, Clark Gable, Richard Burton, Paul Newman, Wayne Gretzky, Anthony Hopkins, Lily Allen, Eva Amurri, Ciara, Kiera Knightley, Ashley Tisdale, Haylie Duff, Cristiano Ronaldo, Li Bai (a famous Chinese poet in the Tang Dynasty 618 - 907), Liu Bei (King of Shu in China’s Three Kingdoms Period 220 - 280)
Fortune Foretelling in 2015
The fortune of those born in the year of the ox will be just so-so throughout 2015. In February and December, they may encounter frustrations and setbacks. In June and December, their emotions tend to be changeable so that there may be conflicts with friends or colleagues. To avoid these, they should try to control their temper at all times. Consideration of a job change or maybe even starting a business can be undertaken this year. Oxen should particularly care about their family members in the ensuing twelve months, especially the sick seniors.
Career: They may meet some career problems. Due to pressure of work and the occasional criticism by their leaders, they are easy to lose their temper. Jealousy and stubbornness at times can lead to a poor relationship with colleagues. Faced with these, ox people should strive to be tolerant and always try to be on good terms with colleagues, as they may offer some help in the future.
Wealth: In February, July, August and October, they will have relatively good luck in money matters. A well thought out budget will ensure ends meet or even save some money. People born in the first half of an ox year can engage in purchasing bonds, stock and real estate. For those born in the second half year, this is a favorable time to buy home appliances or furniture without fear of disappointment.
Relationships: The love life of ox people doesn’t go well this year, except that singles are expected to enter into a relationship. Frequent arguments may happen between lovers, especially in June and December. Only if they understand each other, will they keep their relationship on track. If the relationship is stable, they should consider getting married during 2015. The relationship for couples will be of ups and downs. They should maintain regular communication and be tolerant of each other in daily life. Married people are likely to have a baby this year. Conflicts with friends, colleagues and other people may happen in March, June, September and December, so oxen should make every effort to get long with others in these months.
Health: They may easily be injured in 2015. Mountain climbing and similar potentially hazardous activities should be avoided. Care should also be taken when using home appliances to avoid possible fires. Regular physical examinations are advisable. In particular, females should see a doctor regularly to avoid any gynecological disorders. Males should take enough rest, keep a healthy diet and have regular exercise to avoid any kidney problems.
Study: They won’t perform as well as last year because of their poor emotional state while studying, probably due to their physical condition. To combat this, they should keep a healthy body and avoid conflicts with classmates as these influence the emotions.
Fortune Telling in 2014
Ox people may not have the best fortune in 2014; however, as long as they are able to independently handle life and work, they will get through the year smoothly. They should be very careful in dealing with money matters with their relatives, friends or colleagues to avoid unexpected arguments. If they are modest in their job, honest in life and tolerant in marriage or relationship, they will avoid many problems.
Career: They will experience a lot of job competition this year. Accordingly, some mean people may play tricks, in which case, ox people should be modest and deal wisely with them. By doing so, they will improve themselves a lot. Meanwhile, there may be an opportunity for a promotion or increased salary. Service workers like salespeople may feel very tired, but if they persist in doing their job, they will gain a lot in the second half of the year.
Wealth: Opportunities coexist with risks in wealth. Ox people should never speculate in investing. When cooperating with others, it is important to discuss about each other’s responsibilities and obligations to avoid misunderstandings and conflicts. Avoid investing in May and June in Chinese lunar calendar. Be friendly and patient with everyone. Maybe one of them will offer you a good investment opportunity someday.
Relationships: Generally, ox people can expect relatively good fortune in their love life. Singles are expected to find their love with the help of seniors, who can be their matchmaker. They are more likely to meet their soul mates in April, August and December in Chinese lunar calendar. Girlfriends and boyfriends should consider getting married in these months. Married people should avoid extramarital affairs. They should be tolerant and communicate with each other when conflicts happen.
Health: They will attend frequent social dinners or banquets, during which they should control drinking and calories to avoid high blood pressure and other diseases. Women are advised to regularly participate in sports to keep fit and seniors should well control their temper to avoid acute diseases. Ox people are suggested to get plenty of rest to avoid endocrine dysfunction.