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. It is persistent, simple, honest, and straightforward. Fractious people are said to have an 'oxen temper'.
People born in this year 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 2014
Overview: Ox people may not have wonderful fortune in 2014; however, as long as they are able to independently handle all in life and work, they will smoothly get through the year. They should be very careful to cope with money matters with their relatives, friends or colleagues to avoid unexpected arguments. If they are modest in job, honest in life and tolerant in marriage or relationship, they are expected to avoid many scourges.
Career: There will be much competition in job this year. Accordingly, some mean people may play tricks, in which case, ox people should be modest and wise to deal with that. By doing so, they will improve themselves a lot; meanwhile, there may be a chance to get promotion or gain higher salary. Brain laborers 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. They should never take a risk in speculation. When cooperating with others, it is necessary to verify each other’s responsibility and obligation in case of any traps or conflicts. No investment is suggested in lunar May and June. Just treat all people around patiently and friendly. Maybe any of them will offer you a good investment opportunity someday. .
Relationships: Generally, ox people welcome relatively good fortune in 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 soulmates in lunar April, August and December. Girlfriend and boyfriend can also consider getting married in these months. Married people should be careful about extramarital affairs, to avoid which, couples should be tolerant and communicate with each other when any conflicts happen.
Health: They will attend frequent social dinners or banquets, during which they should control drinking and calories to avoid high blood pressure or other diseases. Females are advised to have regular sports to keep fit and seniors should well control their temper in case of any acute disease. All ox people are suggested not to keep staying up, or endocrine dysfunction will visit them sooner or later.
Fortune Telling in 2013
Overview: They will have good fortune in career and wealth in 2013. Steady development or progress will be achieved under the instruction of their bosses. Students will perform well. Generally, the ox people can get help easily from others this year. Good opportunities will most probably happen to them.
Career: It can be a good year to get a promotion. They have to work harder and get along well with the competitors in jobs. Once their performance is approved by their bosses, it will be easy to be promoted. Businesspeople can try to make an investment or run a company this year, which may bring some profits.
Wealth: Earning money will be relatively easier this year than last. Therefore, as long as they work hard, they will never be trapped by financial problems. In spite of that, they need spend their money wisely.
Relationships: Singles will have the good fortune to shake off the single life. For couples, they may need more efforts to lead a happy life, especially in the first half of this year. More communication and mutual understanding are necessary between husband and wife. The ox people also need to remember that they should not trust people they don’t know well.
Health: They will be healthy both in body and mind this year. Too much or heavy labor work should be avoided. They may easily catch cold. At banquets and dinner parties, they should control themselves and not drink too much.