Chinese Zodiac - Tiger

Years of the Tiger













Tigers, considered to be brave, cruel, forceful and terrifying, are the symbol of power and lordliness. In ancient times, people usually compared emperors or grandees with the tiger. Court officials often said that 'accompanying the emperor is just like being at the side of a tiger'. There are also many legends on hunting tigers dealing with struggling against evil might.

They are tolerant, staunch, valiant, and respected. They like challenges and speed and they are active and good at expressing themselves. They have strong sense of errantry, be frank and easy to win others' trust. In their middle age, their fate may be uneven, but afterwards will enjoy a bright prospect. Most women under the tiger sign are intelligent, faithful and virtuous.

Tigers usually tend to show off before others. They are given to deep thinking and capable of great sympathy, however, they can be short-tempered without interest with long-term endeavor. Sometimes, they come into conflict easily with the seniors and people in authority. Their hasty mind and decision may cause poor results. They are over confident and traitorous, which may result in unsuccessful communication and cooperation with others.

China Zodiac Animal - TigerHoroscope and Numerology Elements
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: yin
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): mu (wood)
Yin Yang: yang
Auspicious Directions: south, east, southeast
Lucky Colors: blue, grey, white, orange; Avoid: golden, silver, brown, black
Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4; Avoid: 6, 7, 8
Lucky Flowers: Cineraria
Zodiac Sign Compatibility - Best match: horse, dog; Avoid: snake, monkey

Celebrities Born in the Year of the Tiger
Ludwig van Beethoven, Marco Polo, Karl Marx, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Marilyn Monroe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Emmy Rossum, Jodie Foster, Alyson Hannigan, Ryan Phillippe, Mary Kate Olson, Ashley Olson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg, Garth Brooks, Robert Pattinson, Penn Badgley, Penelope Cruz, Mischa Barton, Drake Bell, Judy Blume, Emily Bronte, Emily Dickinson, Isadora Duncan, Beatrix Potter, Emperor Qin Shi Huang, Sun Yat-sen, Zhang Yimou

Fortune Foretelling in 2014
The general fortune for tiger people is just so-so at the beginning of the year, but it gradually gets better and better; finally, they will gain a lot. When they encounter difficulties or frustrations, if they handle them calmly, they will eventually get through them. Generally, it is appropriate to invest in starting a business in culture and education, advertisement, design and human resources. Be careful to get along with people around and avoid any traps!

Career: Those born in 1974 and 1986 will enjoy very good fortune in their career in 2014. As long as they work hard as usual, they can expect a promotion or receive an increase in pay. However, those born in 1962 may confront some barriers like great competition, so they should be vigilant of others. In general, tiger people should be righteous and modest, which helps them make faster achievements in their jobs. Lunar February and October are the best time for them to encounter unexpected good opportunities.  

Wealth: Generally, their fortune in wealth will be satisfactory. No financial problem will bother them in the whole year. If they intend to start a business or make an investment, they can expect a good profit. In spite of this, they should make proper use of their money and avoid too many expenses. An exception is that people born in 1950 may not be that fortunate, so they should be very careful to avoid being cheated or robbed. 

Relationships: There may be some blocks in romantic relationships. Tiger people seem to be attracted to new acquaintances more than to their mates or lovers. This should be avoided. They tend to be too busy to communicate with their partners so that misunderstanding and mutual suspicions gradually appear. To avoid problems, it is suggested that they get married on an auspicious day, especially for people born in 1986. Couples should spend more time in communicating daily. Singles will have a chance to meet their soul mates with their family or friends as matchmaker. 

Health: Apart from minor diseases like colds, they should avoid drunk driving, as it could result in serious accidents. As they are busy in making money, they may get tired. AT banquets, there should limit their intake in drinking, protein and hot food for the sake of the health of their spleen and stomach. For athletes and people who love sports, it is important to warm up to avoid unexpected injuries. Generally, it is recommended that they participate in regular sports or walk with their family to keep physically and mentally fit.