Years of the Rat
Though people consider the rat not adorable, and it even makes its way into derogatory languages, it ranks first on the Chinese zodiac. It has attributes of an animal with spirit, wit, alertness, delicacy, flexibility and vitality.
People under this sign are usually smart and wealthy and will work for success. They are sanguine and very adaptable, being popular with others. Rat girls have a flair for cleanliness and tidiness. They are clever and adorable, personable and materialistic. They are also by nature thoughtful, sensible, judiciously and curious.
They are usually timid, lack of concentration and stability. They are in need of courage introspection, principles and responsibility. The do not look authoritatively, incapable of assuming a leading position. They stick fast and refused to be influenced. They are easily guided only by their private interests. They have natural goodness but look unpolite. They are also iobstinate and selfish. They are likely to speculate and they profess their greed as a virtue.
Horoscope and Numerology Elements
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: zi
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): shui (water)
Yin Yang: yang
Auspicious Directions: southeast, northeast
Lucky Colors: blue, golden, green; Avoid: yellow and brown
Lucky Numbers: 2, 3; Avoid: 5, 9
Lucky Flowers: lily, African violet, lily of the valley
Zodiac Sign Compatibility - Best match: dragon, monkey, ox; Avoid: sheep, horse, rabbit
Fortune Foretelling in 2013
Overview: In general, their fortune gets better in 2013 – the Year of the Snake, both in career and wealth. During the first half of the year, they should seize any chance to make great achievements. Their good fortune in the second half of the year will lessen a lot. For females, it is better to take good care of themselves and stop being gossipy.
Career: They will have good fortune in their career. They will be paid much attention by their bosses and have the potential to get a promotion. However, in order to make progress in the job, they usually have to work harder so they may feel tired.
Wealth: Generally, it is a little hard to earn money for the rat people. They will find their income is stable, but to make ends meet can be a severe problem, especially for families with children. For businesspeople, profits may increase a lot this year.
Relationships: For singles, it may be a good year to end the single years and be in a relationship or form a family. For spouses or lovers, their relationships will be steady as usual. This year, those couples with contradictions can make up to lead a harmonious life. Rat people should be cautious to make friends in case some mean people play tricks.
Health: They will feel well throughout the year, but they have to have healthy food and beverages. It is best to do some sports or travel outside. As for those who spend much time in front of their desks, they should change the present working style in case the sudden illness happens.