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Chinese Zodiac - Year of the Rooster

Years of the Rooster

...1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029... 













The rooster is almost the epitome of fidelity and punctuality. For ancestors who had no alarm clocks, the rooster's crowing was significant, as it could awaken people to get up and start to work. Another symbolic meaning this creature carries is exorcising evil spirits. People used to worship ancestors and believed in fortune telling for a long time.

Personality: Strengths
They are deep thinkers considered to be honest, bright, communicative, ambitious, capable and warm-hearted. Strong self-respect and seldom relying on others are their basic characteristics. As most roosters are born pretty or handsome, they prefer to dress up. They have a quick mind and hot temper. They like to be busy and neat. They are not reluctant to fall behind others and hate dawdlers. 

Personality: Weaknesses
They might be enthusiastic about something quickly, but soon might be impassive. They are often a bit eccentric and have difficulty relating with others. They are critical and think they are always right. Like their fortunes, their emotions swing from very high very slow. They can be positive but selfish, caustic and too outspoken. They are narrow-minded and vain. They probably refuse suggestions but would like to lecture others. If they can overcome their arrogance being sincerely in speaking, they will make more progress. 

China Zodiac Animal - RoosterHoroscope and Numerology Elements
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: you
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): jin (metal)
Yin Yang: yin
Auspicious Directions: west, southwest, northeast
Lucky Colors: golden, brown, brownish yellow, yellow; Avoid white green 
Lucky Numbers: 7, 5, 8; Avoid: 3, 9, 1
Lucky Flowers: gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb
Zodiac Sign Compatibility - Best match: ox, dragon, snake; Avoid: rat, rabbit, dog

Celebrities Born in the Year of the Rooster
Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Elton John, Jennifer Aniston, Anna Kournikova, Anne Heche, Alexis Bledel, Bette Midler, Cate Blanchett, Diane Sawyer, Elijah Wood, James Marsters, Jessica Alba, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon, Natalie Portman, Taylor Momsen, Catherine the Great, Amelia Earhart, Rudyard Kipling, Groucho Marx, Peter Ustinov, Tagore, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Mencius, Mo-tse, Liu Che (Emperor Wu of China’s Western Han Dynasty 202 BC - 9 AD), Li Longji (Emperor Xuanzong of China’s Tang Dynasty 618 - 907), Zhuge Liang (Premier of Shu in China’s Three Kingdoms Period 220 - 280)

Fortune Foretelling in 2015
Roosters will generally have good fortune in 2015. As long as they are willing to try hard, business people and the working class both will achieve great things. Income will increase, but they should make a detailed plan for all expenses. Neither lending money nor loans is suggested. Sometimes they may feel down and traveling will help. In relationships, singles are luckier, compared with last year. If they have feelings for someone, they should be brave enough to confess their love. It's possible that they find their true love eventually.

Career: Their career will have its ups and downs. They should show their full capabilities in the first half of the year, and their boss will start to pay attention to them. Under this circumstance, they can expect a promotion. In the second half year, as long as they control their temper and focus on team work, they will make much progress. For those who have heaps of spare time, they should make full use of their time for further study. It will be helpful for a more challenging job in the future. In 2015, roosters should act more and speak little.

Wealth: They will have a stable fortune in wealth. Generally, good fortune gathers in October and November, and they should think twice about any risky investment in February, April, June and September. In the first half of 2015, their jobs are the main source of income. They can consider taking one or several part-time jobs. In the second half of the year, they can make a proper investment, such as purchasing stocks or bonds. Roosters born in the year of 1969 should not lend money to others, or the money will never return.

Relationships: Singles may encounter several potential pursuers in the first half of 2015, but it seems that none of them will be the right person. In the second half of the year, they are more likely to find their love. They should get to know a person well before getting into a serious relationship. Lovers and couples may have some arguments with their partners. Mutual trust and communication will make their relationship stable. They should never lose patience, or there is the risk of breaking up.

Health: They will generally be healthy in 2015 and will hardly ever get sick. However, they may feel pressed and upset sometimes. Under these circumstances, they should speak about it to others or do some sports to relax. If eating too much, they may feel uncomfortable in their intestines and stomach, so they should watch their diet, especially in the first half of the year. In the second half year, avoid staying up late and be careful driving to avoid any traffic accident.

Study: Rooster students will work hard but gain little in 2015. They should not feel stressed due to this. Instead, they should allocate their time for study and relaxation carefully. Keep a harmonious relationship with classmates and teachers who can help roosters in their study.