The start of a new year always brings in the thrill of a restart—it’s as if something new is really about to happen; something that will allow you to snap out of the bad circumstance you’re facing or get you to an even higher plane of a winning situation. For most Filipinos, the prospects for a change in luck position become even more promising whenever Lunar New Year is celebrated–which happens at about this time of every year. Just a few days from now, the Year of the Rat will have to give way to the Year of the Metal Ox, which is said to be auspicious for most people. The year is said to bring career advancement, business success, prosperity, and wellness for all zodiac signs. So with the Chinese New Year celebrations just a few sleeps away, we decided to consult with some geomancers to find out fortunes await that stars in the forthcoming year.
YEAR OF THE RAT (1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020)
Kathryn Bernardo, Marian Rivera, Toni Gonzaga, Sam Milby, Lebron James, Jean-Claude Van Damme
Traits: Shrewd and hardworking, they are very creative and can be very charismatic. Careful though, for they can also be scheming and manipulative.
Forecast: Optimism for rats will be at its peak as the year will bring them a special energy to do and accomplish more. Deals and personal connections will be very important for them this year.
YEAR OF THE OX (1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009)
Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Barack Obama, Solenn Heussaff, John Lapus
Traits: Oxen are known to for their conviction and loyalty but that conviction can also make them stubborn. They can be great friends and believe in investing on relationships.
Forecast: The year presents them with new career opportunities. They just shouldn’t let anxiety and negative thinking affect them.
YEAR OF THE TIGER (1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010)
Angelica Panganiban, Carla Abellana, Queen Elizabeth II
Traits: They are bold, energetic and are very enthusiastic with life. However, their passion can easily turn them into being temperamental and over-competitive.
Forecast: Tigers should focus on their long-term financial plans. They need to pay close attention to their expenses. It will be best for them to review their financial posturing and make some necessary adjustments.
YEAR OF THE RABBIT (1963. 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011)
Tom Rodriguez, Jake Cuenca, David Becham, Michael Jordan
Traits: They are sweet, thoughtful and kind. They have gentle souls and are persevering.
Forecast: They will have fluctuating luck in 2021. They will have constant and stable money sources that will enable them to be financially secure. They should try to avoid taking risks speculatively.
DRAGON (1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012)
Vice Ganda, Derek Ramsay, Rihanna
Traits: They have strong personalities and are very charismatic. Popular and savvy, they are natural leaders and are seekers of the spotlight.
Forecast: The year promises dragons with a promising career. They will have a chance to use their analytical skills for strategies to complete their projects. The year will bring in wealth but will be a little difficult on the personal front.
YEAR OF THE SNAKE (1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013)
Xian Lim, Rayver Cruz, Kanye West
Traits: Snakes are wise, meditative, and know exactly what they want in life. Quite adventurous, they can be willing to try something different.
Forecast: Their wishes will come true at the right moment, exactly when they need it the most. Will be a helping hand for friends and will inspire people around them.
YEAR OF THE HORSE (1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014)
Kim Chiu, Aljur Abrenica, Isaac Newton, Jackie Chan
Traits: Horses are lively and popular people. They can be straightforward, honest and dedicated the moment they decide to make a go of a certain path.
Forecast: Their dreams, aspirations and personal connections will be important this year. Their energy will be at an all-time high. The Year of the Ox will offer them success in all levels, they just shouldn’t let anything get them down.
YEAR OF THE SHEEP (1967, 1979, 2003, 2015)
Richard Yap, Marvin Agustin, Bill Gates, George Harrison
Traits: They hate being pressured or hurried. They are very charming but hold back on things. They, too, are very shy.
Forecast: They have great chances on evolving in all aspects of their lives. The year will offer those who are single great opportunities to find the ideal partners that they have been dreaming of.
YEAR OF THE MONKEY (1968, 1980, 2004, 2016)
Dingdong Dantes, Hayden Kho, Jennifer Aniston
Traits: Monkeys are clever, inventive, witty. They are fast learners and are very adaptable and open-minded.
Forecast: 2021 will help them find answers to their most intimate and profound questions. They will succeed in finding life balance and their best paths.
YEAR OF THE ROOSTER (1969, 1981, 2005, 2017)
Coco Martin, Dennis Trillo, Mariah Carey, Jay Z
Traits: Roosters are honest, reliable and efficient. They are also known to be good looking. Those under this sign are loyal when they find love.
Forecast: Roosters should prepare for a productive year ahead. Finishing all their tasks, can mean a promotion or a raise in the workplace. Luck will be on their side, financially.
YEAR OF THE DOG (1970, 1982, 2006, 2018
Billy Crawford, Paolo Ballesteros, Regine Velasquez, Jodi Sta. Maria
Traits: They are cheerful and loyal. Dogs are good at assessing situations but worry a lot when things go wrong. They are good conversationalists and companions.
Forecast: You have special opportunities to progress, to change plans for the future, and to trace new directions, both in their personal and professional lives.
YEAR OF THE PIG (1971, 1983, 2007, 2019)
John Lloyd Cruz, Kris Aquino, Sir Elton John, Arnold Schwarzenegger
Traits: Pigs are kind, honest, and have a good sense of humor. They are both trusting and trustworthy. They love the good life.Forecast: Money will flow easily towards pigs. Should they desire to invest in something new, they should go ahead with no doubts.