Chinese Astrology is one of the most popular tools to assess ones personality traits. Some interesting revelations are listed as per your year of birth below. Any trait even if a good one can become negative if taken to extremes. Remember it’s all about balance.
The Rat (Yang) - 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008.
The Rat people are imaginative, charming, and truly generous to the person they love. However, they are volatile by nature and at times overly critical. They are quick to seize an opportunity if they see one. They may appear calm and well balanced on the surface, but are restless and have a nervous temperament. Rats are compatible, hard working, and they know how to deal with money. They are generally surrounded by admirers. They are very appealing. They have a bright and happy personality, and this keeps them busy socially. They love to entertain and socialize. Rats cherish friends and loved ones. They can be helpful and caring towards friends in a crisis. Often they get looped with other people’s problems and lives. Rats love money and are shred at guarding their money zealously.
Those born under this sign, should be happy in Sales; are good as Writers, Critics, or Publicists, some other suitable professions are Financial advisor, Broker, Moneylender, Lawyer, Detective, Antique dealer, Auctioneer, Songwriter, Pathologist. They are good at communication and dealing with people at large.
The Ox (Yin) - 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009.
The Ox people are born leaders, they are inspiring and confident. Are rather conservative methodical, and good with hands. At times they can be self centered autocratic and demanding.
They are temperamental by nature; have rather strong views. They are extremely determined and work tirelessly to get what they want. They are very goal oriented. People born under the sign of the Ox are dependable and capable. They are fair-minded and good listeners, but at times can be extremely stubborn. Ox people are neat and punctual, honest and hard working. They make ideal mates since they always do more than their share. They have a long memory and remember the little details others miss. If they owe you anything, they will never forgive themselves until the debt is paid. They always remember a favor, and though they don’t use flowery words, they will show their appreciation in other ways. Their actions speak louder than words.
The Ox person would be successful as a skilled Surgeon, General, or Hairdresser
Choices for professions can also be: Composer, Landlord, Doctor, Cook or Chef, Farmer, Police officer, Soldier, Teacher, Judge, Banker, Insurance broker, Gardener. By and large they are good at practical, methodical earthy kind of jobs.
The Tiger (Yang) - 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010.
The tiger personality is as the name suggests rather hot headed and rebellious; yet this personality also has a soft, sensitive, emotional side to it and is capable of great love. However, they have a tendency to get carried away and can be stubborn about what they think is right. They are both colorful and unpredictable. Their energy and love of life are stimulating and inspiring.
They love being the center of attention and never go unnoticed. Tigers are impatient and always look for action. They speak their minds when upset and have suspicious natures.
They can be very jealous and possessive.
All said and done, in spite of their quick tempers, they are sincere, generous and very affectionate. They also possess a great sense of humor. Tigers like people, involvement, and dedication to humanitarian causes.
Those born under this sign could make excellent Bosses, Explorers, Race Car drivers, Entrepreneur, Military officer, Politician, Musician, Writer, Poet, Designer, Theatre director, Stockbroker, Athlete, Film star, Trade union leader, Company director, Stunt person, Explorer, Teacher are some more choices. All in all they are successful at things where their qualities of leadership, forthright behavior and helpful natures can be put to ample use.
The Rabbit (Yin) - 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011.
The Rabbit persons are affectionate, obliging, and always pleasant. They have a tendency, though, to get too sentimental and at times seem superficial and dramatic.
Rabbits fall under one of the most fortunate signs. It is the emblem of long life and they possess the powers of the moon. They are very sensitive to beauty. They are gracious and soft spoken; diplomats and the peace-makers. They enjoy a tranquil life and love a quiet evening at home. They are reserved and very artistic. They are fond of reading and are good scholars. At times they are moody, that is when they will appear totally indifferent to the world; may even withdraw into a shell; they need their space and privacy.
They are lucky in money matters and great bargainers. They may look easy-going, but they are actually quite alert. They are strong-willed persons; they go steadily and determinedly towards their goals. They don’t like to draw attention and find more subtle ways to get their way.
They are cautious and conservative, and can make successful businessmen; but would also make good Lawyers, Diplomats, or Actors.
Some interesting professions for them are: Antique dealer, Diplomat, Administrator, Interior decorator, Politician, Historian, Art collector, Barrister, Tailor, Receptionist, Chemist, Landlord, Pharmacist, Beautician, Accountant, and Librarian. They can successfully combine aesthetics with a keen business sense hence are good where their creativity is put to use.
The Dragon (Yang) - 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012.
The Dragons are full of life force, vitality and enthusiasm; they are generally popular at times with the reputation of being brash and loud. They are intelligent, gifted, and perfectionists; rather demanding. They are always on the run and have an entourage of a band of faithful admirers; fanning their ego; however we must not forget that in spite of their demanding nature they are popular, caring and giving.
They are proud, direct, and idealistic. They always try to live up to their high standards of ideals. Having a zeal for life, they want to live it on a grand scale. They have the potential for accomplishing many great things. Whatever they do whether good or bad is always noticed. They are always making the news.
They have strong views and it is almost impossible to win an argument with Dragons. They intimidate anyone who challenges them. They can be rather vengeful, yet they are extremely loyal to friends and family.
The Dragon person can be an artist, priest, or politician. Some enumerated professions are: Managing director, Salesperson, Advertising executive, Barrister, Film producer, Prime minister or President, Photojournalist, Architect, Astronaut, Artist, Film star, War correspondent. Their natural flair makes them fit for the above mentioned fields.
The Snake (Yin) - 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013.
Rich in wisdom and charm the Snake character are romantic and deep thinking their intuition guides them strongly. They need to avoid a laid back attitude and practice a slightly more liberal use of money as they can be rather thrifty. They must retain their sense of humor, and see the lighter side of life.
They are deep serious thinkers and at times mysterious. Snakes are graceful and soft spoken. They are lovers of art and writings. They love the finer things in life and are tasteful. Snakes believe in self trust and are seldom wrong; at times they can be slightly superstitious. Snakes are good with money. Somehow, when money is needed, they always find it. In spite of their good luck with money, they have no gambling luck. They are quick learners. They learn by their own mistakes. They are very private persons and hate idle gossip.
Snakes can be possessive in their relationships. They are passionate but jealous lovers. They do not give up easily.
The Snake would be most content as a teacher, philosopher, writer, psychiatrist, and fortune teller, Professor, Linguist, Teacher, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Astrologer, Clairvoyant, Personnel officer, Public relations executive, interior designer are some more options for careers.
The Horse (Yang) - 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014.
The Horse persons are hard working and independent; intelligent and friendly, at times they can be selfish and shrewd ; they should guard against being too self absorbed.
They are warm and friendly and dearly love social gatherings. They are generally popular and loved as friends. They are perceptive and enjoy talking. They have a high spirited nature and are adaptable. Some times they can be hot-tempered, rash, and headstrong. They wear their hearts on their sleeves and fall in and out of love easily. Quick to warm to someone, they are just as quick to lose interest. In love they can be unpredictable and ever changing.
Horses are adventurers at heart, but they do have sharp minds and good abilities for managing money. They are self-reliant and energetic. They love both mental and physical exercise. Their movements are rapid, yet graceful; their speech is quick, yet elegant. Horses are adamant. They value their freedom above all else. They are not possessive or jealous of others.
They possess the ability to improvise while events are in motion and can handle several things at once. All in all they are dynamic.
Your sign suggests success as an adventurer, scientist, poet, or politician, Athlete, Technician, Administrator, Chauffer, Inventor, Lorry driver, Sales person, Teacher, Reporter, Painter, Advertising executive, Poet, Hairdresser, Publican, Tour guide.
The Goat (Yin) - 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015.
Goat is a Good Samaritan of the Chinese zodiac. Mostly gentle mannered and on the shy side; they are very sincere and can easily taken by a sob story. Goat people are compassionate, understanding and quick to forgive.
Goat persons like to set their own hours and pace things at ease they dislike too much discipline. They are sensitive to criticism. They dislike working under pressure and must be allowed to do things at their own speed. Goat persons need somebody to streamline them, in order to utilize their talents to the fullest. They usually find someone to look after and care for them.
Good fortune and luck favors the Goat. They benefit from wills and inheritances. The Goat people manage to tide the roughest of times and can be sufficiently be provided for even in dire circumstances. They can get their own way without force or violence. They have a kind of passive endurance that is likely to drive you mad. They can sustain and endure till you relent; you just can’t break them!
The Goat person would be best as an actor, gardener, or beachcomber, Painter, Musician, Landscape gardener, Television presenter, Dancer, Escort, Investor, and Shareholder. All in all they are artistic and tasteful and can excel in the related fields.
The Monkey (Yang) - 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016.
The Monkey persons are intelligent and sharp witted; because of their extraordinary nature and magnetic personality, they are always well-liked and appreciated. They must however guard against being an opportunist or distrustful of other people.
No task is too great for them they live up to challenges. They have charming manners that draw attention from others. Monkeys solve difficult problems with ease. They are innovative and resourceful, and they belief in themselves. They revel in their own accomplishments. They are adventurous and they must try almost everything at least once; their memory is phenomenal. They recall the smallest details of everything they have seen, read, and heard. Monkeys are smart wizards with money. They are shrewd and can be manipulative. They are good at planning ventures, and you can be good at making some of them work too. They don’t care what others think about them. They know they are lucky, and they also know they have the ability to change things when need arises. They have good sense of time and wait to try out things over again. They never make a move without a plan. They are great strategists. They can spot an opportunity in any form.
This sign of the zodiac promises success in any or almost all fields you try.
Some fields for them are: Counselor, Therapist, Bus driver, Nurse, Occupational therapist, English teacher, Stockbroker, Town planner, Writer, and Journalist. You name it and they can do so.
The Rooster (Yin) - 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017.
The Rooster persons are hard working; shrewd and clear cut in decision making; quick in speaking their minds out; this trait makes them seem boastful to others. They are dreamers, flashy dressers, stylish and extravagant.
Roosters can be eccentric; and are full of dreams and romantic ideas. They are proud people; colorful and attractive, radiant and dashing. Roosters are well organized, precise; they are particular and check out for fine details. They are perfectionists and have no room for error. They love challenges; and are surrounded by limelight and controversies. Roosters have a great knack for expression. They are knowledgeable and you can seldom challenge them. Even in case of a doubt, they will still be right in one way or another!
They can be brutally blunt. Their direct and headlong approach to life makes them poor diplomats. They speak their minds loud and clear with little regard for the feelings of others.
Those born under this sign should be happy as a restaurant owners, publicists, soldiers or world travelers
Some more choices are Newsreader, Sales person, Restaurant owner, Hairdresser, Public relations officer, Farmer, Athlete, Teacher, Waiter, Journalist, Travel writer, Dentist, Surgeon, Soldier, Fireman, Security guard, Police officer. Lucky Numbers:
The Dog (Yang) - 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018.
The Dog person will never let you down; true to their sign; those born under this sign are honest, and faithful to the ones they love. They are plagued by constant worry, a sharp tongue, and a tendency to be a fault finder.
People born in the Year of the Dog possess the best traits of human nature. They have a deep sense of loyalty, are honest, and inspire other people’s confidence. They are good at keeping secrets. On given occasions they display the tendency to be somewhat selfish, terribly stubborn, and eccentric. They care little for wealth and are not money minded, yet somehow always seem to have money. They can at times be cold emotionally and distant or lost at parties or gatherings. They can find fault with a lot of things and can have acid tongues. Dog people are good at organizing and make good leaders.
The Dog people could make excellent businessmen, activists, teachers, or secret agents.
Priest, Nun, Trade union leader, Teacher, Charity worker, Nurse, Doctor, Judge, Lawyer, Scientist, Researcher, Social Worker, Lawyer, Community worker.
The Pig (Yin) - 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019.
The Pig persons are splendid companions, they are intellectual with a very strong desire to prove themselves; they make lofty goals and carry them out. They are sincere, tolerant, and honest and expect the same from others; sometimes they could prove to be incredibly naive. Their quest for material goods could tend to get overboard.
Pigs are self-reliant, very sociable, dependable, and extremely determined. They are peace lovers and don’t hold grudges. They are good peace makers. In life they make deep and long-lasting friendships. They love wining and dining; In fact they must watch themselves so that their incessant pursuit of pleasure doesn’t interfere with the other aspects of their lives. They have a real knack for charity and social work; they are good listeners and problem solvers. They are large hearted and very helpful. They are gullible; being honest and trustworthy, they have a hard time understanding the motives of those with fewer scruples. They possess the old-fashioned chivalry that grows on you until you totally depend on them. It is very easy to trust them. They are calm and a sincere; they are blessed with endurance and work steadily at tasks with great patience.
The Pig would be best in the arts as an entertainer, or possibly a lawyer.
Researcher, Scientist, Chemist, Technician, Musician, Restaurateur, Social worker, Fundraiser, Builder, Chef, Delicatessen owner, Personnel manager, Administrative officer, Civil servant.