If you are born in one of these years: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, your Chinese Zodiac is a "Dog".
But if you look at the technical side of it, both Kardashians' baby girls are a mix of the "Roosters" & "Dog". This is because they were borned before the "official" Chinese New Year 2018.
Before we share the predictions of the Chinese Zodiac 2018, let us share a little bit about the origins of the Chinese Zodiac and why it is so popular amongst the Chinese.
The Chinese animal zodiac, or shengxiao, is a repeating cycle of 12 years, with each year being represented by an animal and its reputed attributes. Traditionally these zodiac animals were used to date the years. Now, it gets a little complicated. Each zodiac year is also associated with one of the 5 elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire and Earth. This year, we meet the element of Earth. Hence, it is an Earth Dog year.
Before we reveal the predictions of your Chinese Zodiac, we would like to say that we are not experts in it. We have read many of the Chinese Zodiac predictions this year and would just like to share what we have gathered. So, take this as a little summary and save your time from Googling it all.
1. The Rat
Born in the year of 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
The Rat is curious, charismatic but has a tendency to favour his/her own interest. It is said that The Rat should slow down its pace in the Year of the Earth Dog, looking further into building a long term beneficial investment. His/her can take on new projects but should be cautious when investing in something that is of high risk.
Lucky colors to wear in: White, Lemon Green, Emerald Green
2. The Ox
Born in the year of 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
The Ox should never lose sight of its goal and must be patient throughout the rocky road that is set for him/her. One thing for sure, he/she has to control his/her temper and do not rush on things. If the Ox can get through this year without letting emotion gets the best in them, they will have a taste of an unexpected, beneficial fruits.
Lucky colors to wear in: Apple Green, Vermilion Red
3. The Tiger
Born in the year of 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
The Tiger is a natural charmer, gifted with an irresistible magnetism. Courageous, often reckless, the Tiger never runs away from adversity.
2018 is a good year for the Tiger. In fact, the Tiger is in the same affinity triangle as the Dog, which means he is immune to issues he could face this year. However, the Tiger should always learn to tolerate issues that annoys him/her and be cautious not to spend too much time and mental strength on something he/she can't fix.
Lucky colors to wear in: White, Light Grey, Ultramarine
4. The Rabbit
Born in the year of 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
The Rabbit is conservative, subtle and reserved. Good News! 2018 is a great year for the Rabbit. He/She will have success in everything he/she works on passionately, and when meet with challenges, he/she will manage them with grace.
Lucky colors to wear in: Turquoise Blue, Carmine Red
5. The Dragon
Born in the year of 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
The Dragon is always full of energy and creativity. He/She is powerful and magnetic. However, the Dragon is the opposition of the Dog, which means the Dragon may encounter some hardship this year. At this point, he/she should not only focus on his/her finance, but also work on strengthening their relationships with people.
Lucky colors to wear in: White, Gold
6. The Snake
Born in the year of 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
The Snake is charming, elegant and refined. In the year of 2018, he/she will seek to priorities his/her life, setting the record straight as to how he would like to build his career path, and life in general. He/She may need to distance him/herself from people who prevent him from progressing.
Lucky colors to wear in: Turquoise Green, Cyan Blue
7. The Horse
Born in the year of 1942, 1954,1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
The Horse is an athlete, always in motion and passionate for far away adventures. It is his/her love for freedom that made him/her independent. When the Horse chooses the right path, his adventure is then strewn with brilliant successes. However, his/her love for freedom often times perceived as selfish. Hence, this year of the Dog, he/she will need to travel less and turn on the needs of his/her family.
Lucky colors to wear in: White, Larch Green, Blue
8. The Goat
Born in the year of 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015
The Goat is intelligent, insightful and visionary. In the year of the Dog, The Goat has to learn to say "no", and priority his/her goals without being influenced by his/her friends, or/and partner. It is only when he/she re-assess his/her intention and goals that he/she will succeed in the year of the Dog.
Lucky colors to wear in: White, Prussian Blue
9. The Monkey
Born in the year of 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016
The Monkey is smart, funny, and skilful. He/she is cunning when it comes to achieving his/her goals. In the year of the Dog, the Monkey may face less growth in the projects that they are passionate in. Some misunderstandings and conflict of interest concerning his/her company may arise, but the Monkey is powered to fight them all while keeping a sharp eye on ambivalent people.
Lucky colors to wear in: Khaki Green, Orange Red
10. The Rooster
Born in the year of 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017
The Rooster is deeply conservative, eccentric and flamboyant. He/she is very invested in his job and is a born competitor. This year is a good year for the Rooster. There may be obstacles but there's nothing the well-informed Rooster can't fix. There will be many fruitful encounters and new friendships develop along the way of his/her travels.
Lucky colors to wear in: Klein Blue, Pine Green
11. The Dog
Born in the year of 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018
The star of the year, the Earth Dog. The Dog is not a great traveler like the Horse, as he/she prefers to take care of his home. He/she is loyal, honest and sometimes, gets jealous easily. The Dog has been thinking and introspecting for many years, and this year, he/she will finally take action and reveal a solid plan with depth.
Lucky colors to wear in: Red, Apple Green, Sky Blue
12. The Pig
Born in the year of 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019
The Pig is a fighter. He/she is warm, loyal and enjoys living life to the fullest. This year is all about being aware of him/herself. He/she must be cautious about his/her expenses. Never get into debts because there may be scenarios of scam or betrayal when he/she is not aware or well informed of the situation.
Lucky colors to wear in: Green
Alright! That's a little summary of the predictions we've gathered about the Chinese Zodiac in year 2018. Some zodiacs may be performing better than the others, but hey, don't take these predictions too seriously, just take it as a little advise, because we should determine how we want to live out lives. We wish all of you a safe journey back to your home town and have a great gathering with your friends and family! Gong Hei Fat Choi, and have a Happy New Year!