Chinese Zodiac - Pig

Years of the Pig

02/16/1923-02/04/1924

02/04/1935-01/23/1936

01/22/1947-02/09/1948

02/08/1959-01/27/1960

01/27/1971-02/24/1972

02/13/1983-02/01/1984

01/31/1995-02/18/1996

02/18/2007-02/06/2008

02/05/2019-01/24/2020

01/23/2031-02/10/2032

02/09/2043-01/29/2044

01/28/2055-02/14/2056

Pig is not thought to be smart as dog. It likes sleeping and eating and becomes fat. Thus it usually features laziness and clumsiness. On the positive side, it behaves itself, has no calculation to harm others, and can bring affluence to people. Consequently, pigs were once regarded as wealth.

Strengths
People born in the Year of the Pig are honest and frank, chivalrous and gallant. They have a calm appearance and strong heart. They do whatever they want with their strength. They are tolerant and optimistic, but not until they become your friends can their virtue, advantages and fidelity to friendship be appreciated. They are quick tempered, but hate arguments and quarreling. They are kind to their loved ones. They are not afraid of difficulties and problems but try to work them out. They treat friend sincerely and they do not tell lies unless they have to. They are kind and light hearted and usually go to sleep easily.

Weaknesses
They are trusting and sometimes naïve, so they may easily fall in traps. Although they are loyal to friends, they do not have many friends. They are hot-tempered and impulsive. They are not good at communicating with others. If they play pranks on people, they will not know when to stop. 

China Zodiac Animal - PigHoroscope and Numerology Elements
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: hai
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): shui (water)
Yin Yang: yin
Auspicious Directions: southeast, northeast
Lucky Colors: yellow, grey, brown, golden; Avoid: red, blue, green
Lucky Numbers: 2, 5, 8; Avoid 3, 1, 9
Lucky Flowers: hydrangea, pitcher plant, marguerite
Zodiac Sign Compatibility - Best match: sheep, rabbit; Avoid: snake, monkey, pig

Celebrities Born in the Year of the Pig
Henry VIII, Oliver Cromwell, Albert Schweitzer, Ernest Hemingwa, Stephen King, Alfred Hitchcock, Woody Allen, Arnold Schwartzenegger, Ewan McGregor, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Jenna Elfman, Julie Andrews, Lucille Ball, Luke Wilson, Mahalia Jackson, Magic Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Nicholas Brendon, Rachel Weisz, Ronald Reagan, Agyness Deyn, Amber Tamblyn, Amy Winehouse, Carrie Underwood, Mila Kunis, Chiang Kai-shek (an influential Kuomintang leader of 20th century China), Lao She (a Chinese author)

Fortune Foretelling in 2015
Pig people welcome a year with a stable fortune in 2015. They are expected to be promoted. Accordingly, they will get a higher salary. Businesspeople can achieve success with the help of others. However, they may be trapped into certain lawsuit, especially in February. To avoid that, they should keep a low profile and stay away from gossips. Sometimes pig people feel lonely, in which case they should spend some time with their family for a good emotion or join in some entertaining activities.

Career: Working hard and keeping a good relationship with colleagues and boss, pig people can expect a promotion during the year. In the first half of 2015, they should endeavor to make progress and team work counts during this period. In the second half year, they should try to manage more challenging work to make satisfying achievements. No job change is suggested. If they stick with the present job, they will gain more.

Wealth: This is a good year for businesspeople. They will make excellent profits from expanding business and being honest with their customers. No speculation will bring them profit. It is suggested that they spend some money enlarging their social circle in the first half of the year and they will earn more from these potential customers. Workers will gain a salary rise and if there is enough leisure time, part-time jobs may also bring them additional income.

Relationships: Singles will meet their true love in the second half of the year. It is suggested that they pay attention to people around them, for one of them may be the right person. Lovers maintain a stable relationship in 2015 and this is a good year for entering into marriage. Married people may argue with their partners from time to time. Mutual understanding, communication and tolerance will help them keep a healthy and harmonious marriage. Some mean people may intend to play tricks on pig people in the second half of the year, so they should be cautious about getting along with others.

Health: They generally feel well throughout the year, but sometimes there are emotional ups and downs. In the first half of 2015, they should control their emotions well in case of diseases like angioplasty and heart attack. In the second half of the year, they just need to pay attention to their physical condition during the turning point of seasons. A healthy diet and enough rest benefit their health. Travel plans should be avoided in April, August and September in case of accidents.

Study: They may not perform well in the academic courses, but they will gain awards in other aspects, such as dancing, singing and painting. Parents should encourage their children to improve their skills in these aspects. In school, they should communicate more with their classmates and try to help each other, in which way they will progress faster.

Fortune Telling in 2014
Pig people will welcome a good year in 2014. Their relatives and cooperators will help them a lot so that they will make great achievements in career. Although they generally have a good fortune in all aspects, they should not be too negligent of tiny things. For example, if they don’t treat the discomfort seriously, they may suffer serious disease at last.

Career: Those who have a stable job will have good chances for improvements. If they are able to handle their job well, they will get praise from leaders and seniors. Then they may be promoted in position and capability. It is necessary to get along with colleagues honestly and modestly, or they may take a risk in missing any expected opportunity. Business people are suggested to be careful and brave to make some investments on condition that they have well master the changes of market. 

Wealth: Their financial fortune will be a little weak this year. They have to work very hard to earn money. By doing so, they will have a chance to be promoted or get higher salary. Business people may easily get frustrated. Thus they are suggested to think twice to make a final decision to make any investment or enlarge the business. For all pig people, they need to be careful that they may unexpectedly lose money. For instance, when traveling outside, take along the valuable possessions. 

Relationships: Their fortune in love life will be good enough. Singles are expected to find their love. They are suggested to take part in more social activities and if anyone of their relatives or friends is willing to be a matchmaker. Never miss the chance! Lovers may consider getting married in the year. By doing so, they will lead a happy and harmonious relationship. Some conflicts may happen between couples, but they’d better bear each other to get through all. 

Health: In general, they will be fine in 2014, but some latent diseases also require their close attention. They should do regular exercise and keep a healthy diet to avoid discomfort, especially in the kidney. Males are advised to keep a balance between work and health. They should spare some time to have a rest or do some outdoor sports after work. Females should pay attention to unexpected endocrine dyscrasia. Light-flavored food is more recommended and it is best to avoid sour and hot food.