In Chinese astrology, each zodiac year is associated with an animal sign (Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig)  and an elements (Gold, Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth).

2018 is the year of the Dog and the element of Earth. With Chinese New Year just 1 month away, we will be bringing to you a short series of zodiac forecast for the Year of The Earth Dog.

Rat

Wealth: 6/10

You are blessed with the auspicious star this year, so you will enjoy stable income, mainly from your job, but stay away from speculative and gambling activities as your windfall luck is not as ideal.

Health: 3/10

In general, your health is not so ideal and can easily fall ill due to fatigue. Avoid all extreme and high risk sports and drive with extra caution as you are more prone to accident this year.

Career: 7/10

In year 2018, your overall career luck for will be good with support from your superior. Although you may encounter obstacles in work, you will still able to resolve the difficult situation with assistance from your managers or colleagues. Be ready for advancement and development in your current company, so it might not be advisable to change your job this year.

Relationship: 2/10

In summary, you have a "fake" love luck for this year. For those who are single, you will have a chance to meet your the other half but be sure of their motive before committing to a relationship. For married couple, your partner might spend more time in work and beware of third party interference, so remember to communicate well to avoid hurting your relationship.

Ox

Wealth: 2/10

People of Ox Zodiac has clashed with Tai-Sui this year and greatly affect your wealth luck so be prudent in your financial management and do not spend unnecessarily. If you are doing business with a partner, take extra care of your relationship to avoid falling apart over money matters. Do not be the guarantors for loans and double check on any contracts before signing to avoid financial or legal disputes.

Health: 4/10

Generally, you should take good care of your health and beware of relapse of your previous injury/illness. Avoid vigorous exercise that may lead to sprain and injury. Remember to adapt a work life balance and do not overload as you can fall sick easily.

Career: 6/10

In terms of career or work luck, you can expect a promotion or pay increment. You may garner support and recognition from your superior, especially if your boss is a female. However, you will attract villains backstabbing or framing you, so it will be advisable to stay low profile and try to foster a good inter-personal relationship with your colleagues.

Relationship: 3.5/10

Your love relationship will be in a turmoil as you or your partner can get emotional at times and get heated argument even over the slightest thing. Stay positive and communicate to each other more often to avoid any misunderstanding. It will be advisable to go for a short trip overseas to improve your relationship.

Tiger

Wealth: 7/10

In year 2018, the Tiger will have good money luck with the ideal and stable income from work while the luck for windfall will only be mediocre. If you are running a business, think twice before you expand your business, if not you might suffer a huge loss in capital investment. Stay away from speculative and risky investment that is recommended by friends.

Health: 8/10

In year 2018, there is no serious worry on your health but you still need to maintain a balanced diet (take more fruits and vegetables) and exercise. Although there is not much concern on your health, you will tend to be more moody due to work stress and this might cause poor sleep quality. You should also avoid attending funerals and visiting hospital.

Career: 5/10

You have a mixture of inauspicious and auspicious stars, so in work, it is better to plan first before action. If you are looking to seek for other job opportunities, it might be advisable to stay put first as it might not be as good as your current one. Be sure to control your temper and handle difficult situations in a calm way.

Relationship: 3/10

The married Tigers will tend to have rocky and unstable relationship over financial matter so it will be good if you can spend more time communicating. For singles who want to get hitched, participate in more parties and social activities to meet more opposite-sex friends and find your the other half.

Rabbit

Wealth: 9/10

Good news to all Rabbit friends, after suffering poor luck due to clashing with Tai Sui in 2017, you are expected to experience good windfall and wealth luck, but bear in mind don’t be too greedy. Stay in low profile to avoid attracting theft or burglary.

Health: 4/10

Coming to health, you might face both physical and mental burnout because of the the busy work schedule. Bear in mind to rest well whenever you have a chance. For those who do not engage in adequate exercise, it is advisable for you to take up some form of exercise before it is too late.

Career: 8/10

Sheltered by the auspicious star, you will gain recognition from your superior and customer for the effort you have put in. You will get full support from your boss and colleagues to maximise your potential to get your job done. If you have been thinking of changing a job, go ahead as everything will go well with you but just remember to quit your current job only after signing the contract with your new company.

Relationship: 8/10

For those who are married, you will have a high chance of giving birth to a baby in this year. For those couples who has been in a relationship for a while, wedding bells may be ringing.


Come back next week for part 2 of the zodiac forecast where we will be talking about the forecast for people born in the year of Dragon, Snake, Horse, and Sheep.

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