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Published January 28th 2014
How will your chinese zodiac sign fare in 2014?
Chinese New Year falls on Friday, 31 January and this year, it celebrates the year of the horse. The snake that reigned in 2013 quietly slither away to make way for the fast and strong horse. With the looming New Year, don't you wish to know if 2014 will bring you luck, love or success?
Chinese horoscopes are based entirely on the person's year of birth. Like Feng Shui, the Chinese zodiac stems from the I Ching, an ancient Chinese text that helps people determine lucky dates, events predictions etc.
The Chinese Zodiac is believed to affect everything, from climates, politics and financial markets and may have significant impact on our birth signs. Find out your zodiac sign and what 2014 bring.
Horse: Born in 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966, 1954, 1942, 1930, 1918
The impulsive nature of the horse can lead to insensible decisions, but the strong character of the horse means there is an opportunity for leadership and authoritative roles this year. At work, those with leadership roles will do well, but things may not go too well for those in business that relays on chance.
Sheep or Goat: Born in 2003, 1991, 1979 ,1967, 1955, 1943, 1931, 1919
Lucky for the "sheep" out there, this is a great year for you. You will be the leading actor or actress in your own love dramas; so do beware of potential love triangles. At work, you will excel because of your versatility to overcome any obstacles that may come your way.
Monkey: Born in 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968, 1956, 1944, 1932, 1920
The monkey needs to keep moving this year for success to beckon. So, it would be good for all you who travel or move around a lot for work. In love, it will be an emotional year for the monkey. You will likely make wrong decisions because of your emotional attachments, especially decisions relating to your relationships.
Rooster: Born in 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969, 1957, 1945, 1933, 1921
Luck is not on the side of roosters this year. You will need to be careful with your money and at work, you main problem this year will be your indecisiveness. So deal with it before it becomes a big problem. In love, always remember to treat yourself kindly.
Dog: Born in 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970, 1958, 1946, 1934, 1922
This is a lucky year for dogs! Whether it's in love or at work, everything will sail smoothly. At work, this is the year where you will achieve the breakthrough that you have been yearning for. In love, you will be in control of your typical bad temperament in relationship and weather through the obstacles to become better partners.
Pig: Born in 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971, 1959, 1947, 1935, 1923
This will be a good year for pigs in their work and relationships but with a challenging start. You should be aware of taking big risks this year, and make discrete decisions. Despite the challenges, you can look forward to gaining inspiration and hope from your love life.
Rat: Born in 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960, 1948, 1936, 1924
The stable and loyal rats will not be seeing any drastic changes in work or love this year. The rat is generally lucky, so though this year is forecasted as a bad year for rats, you will still be able to scrape through it. But, you shouldn't' let your guard down.
Ox: Born in 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961, 1949, 1937, 1925
This is going to be a better year for Ox, but still a year faced with many uncertainties. The hardworking nature of Ox will help matters at work and promotions are on the horizon. In love, a single ox may find their soul mate this year.
Tiger: Born in 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962, 1950, 1938, 1926
This year will bring the tiger luck, happiness and romance. You will have lots of financial opportunities coming your way, in the form of unexpected gains, promotions or pay increments. So, make sound financial investments to secure a stable future.
Rabbit: Born 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963, 1951, 1939, 1927
This is going to be a busy year for the rabbits. You may find it difficult to balance your time between work, family and friends, but do ensure you space out your time evenly without neglecting one or the other. Single rabbits may find love, but it may not be lasting and you should look out for love triangles.
Dragon: Born in 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964, 1952, 1940, 1928
Dragons may find themselves bored this year, as work and love reaches a plateau. A little creativity may be what you need to revive the lifelessness at work, but beware not to depend too much on your work colleagues as they may leave you feeling frustrated. Coming to relationships, single dragons should beware of making hasty decisions lest you end up with the wrong partner.
Snake: Born in 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965, 1953, 1941, 1929
Snakes will find contentment in both their work and love life. At work, you will be appreciated for your talent and will be rewarded with promotions. With everything going well for the snake, single snakes may also find their soul mates this year.