On February 8, 2016 as the new moon enters Auquarius, we will be entering the year of the red monkey the fire monkey in Chinese astrology. Monkey is ninth animal in the twelfth zodiac signs. In Western astrology it is the sign closest to Leo. Monkey is the first of the metal cycle by the theory of five elements – fire, earth, air, water and wood. Monkey contains both water and fire and is connected to the precious metal gold. Water is connected to the higher mind (wisdom ) and challenging situation (danger). Since Metal is connected to the wind, events will be changing fast and even furious in the world.
Make sure if you are a fire monkey (1956-2016) you consider your decisions thoroughly before making changes in your career or financing relationships. Once you have thought it through, you may then go after things with ambition, enthusiasm and a zest for creating new paths. Experiencing new adventures? Make sure to dot your I’s and cross your T’s and you are good to go. You are most active and dominate in character, creative, charismatic with an ability to sway the public on your side. Develop patience and channel energies into positive areas in your life.
The world will experience some highly intense energies this year especially in the area’s of finance and the political arena. Much will be accomplished through individual efforts. There will be large group movements and we might see political upheaval. If we increased communication with humor, communities can come closer together.
To see what the fire monkey holds in store for you find your sign below.
You are a rat if you were born in 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984,1996 or 2007
RAT: Your year is a very active. Blessings are everywhere. You have more confidence than usual and step up to the plate in business ventures , running things for family & friends. You are bold and can show off your talents as the creative juices are flowing. You will have the support of those around you and adoration from your partner. It will be a good idea to be more health conscious, taking breaks and getaways as needed. Teamwork and innovative ideas open doors of possibility. The March 8th New Moon/Total Eclipse can be a crossroads that demands a choice. Ambitious goals hit a wall in June. By August some of your dreams seem more possible. Through October to December break throughs end your year with a bang.
You are a cow if you were born in 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997 or 2009
COW or OX: In love dear cow, you will find yourself warming up, allowing anf open heart space for that special person. You are much more social then usual creating new business contacts thru friends and family. Looking to make a change or advancement? 2016 will give you new found energy, with a push in the right direction. Make sure to exercise so you can keep up your vigor. Rich foods that might upset your sensitive tummy are not such s great idea, otherwise you are feeling very robust! Ox and Monkey are opposite signs so expect delays and unexpected challenges. Monkey strengthens Ox integrity, reliability, and independence. Others’will create complications.
You are a Tiger if you were born in 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1964, 1986, 1998 or 2010
TIGER: It is not the time for change in your life Tiger, it is a time to problem solve. You find yourself coming up with solutions as you surround yourself with the right people to assist. Experienced team players play an important role in mediations. You will seek a degree or add new skills that will give you an advantage professionally. A Tiger doubles his or her charms with determination to win. You will feel it is yourtime to change the world. March 8 and September 1 are particularly powerful days for any fresh start. It’s also an excellent year for travel.
You are a rabbit if you were born 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999 or 2011
RABBIT: You have a good reputation and are usually well liked. New opportunities will present themselves in business and relationships. If in a relationship you will have the opportunity to deepen it on all levels of intimacy. 2016 should be a very pleasant. Look forward to happy outings and fabulous get togethers. The Year of the Fire Monkey,gives Rabbits an extra share of good luck, along with a few surprises. Things really begin to flow in your favor after the September 22 Equinox.
You are a Dragon if you were born in 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964,1976, 1988, 2000 or 2012
DRAGON: Good time to invest your money in stocks or buying property. You have a year that is full of prosperity and joy. You will cozy up to loved ones, meet new friends and gain popularity with new groups and associates. Dragon and Monkey are great friends which means everything will be magnified. Keep domineering tendencies in check lest you sabotage yourself, especially near the power-packed March 8 Total Eclipse. You will see things with greater clarity. Expect delays through July and August but after the September 1 New Moon, enjoy the ride!
You are a Snake if you were born in 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977,1989, 2001 or 2013
SNAKE: You find yourself working harder then usual to get ahead, very ambitious and worth the outcome. Relatively you have a good year. You might experience some crazy extremes. Let intuition be your guidance and success will surely follow. You will do well socially, people treat you with respect and you will be viewed as interesting and wise. You are in harmony with those you love and those who love you. Remeber to be a kinder, gentler Snake. Snake’s ruling element, is fire, iwhich means it’s time for a personal makeover. In the second half of the year, dreams can come true.
You are a Horse if you were born in 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, or 2014
HORSE: Alleluia! This year is a year where you achieve a great deal of success in business. Your ambitious in everything you take on. Your personal life kicks in bringing new found life to long term relationships. New love? This could be the one. Social outings are awesome. Your focus is on creating wonderful things that are long lasting. The March 8 Eclipse is your power day for new beginnings or a commitment to build a better future. Be patient when facing delays or disappointments. If you persevere and refuse to quit, by September 1st expect exciting rewards.
You are a sheep if you were born in 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991 or 2003
SHEEP(GOAT): This is a good year to focus on what brings you peace of mind. Spend time on good health habits and caring for oneself. No major decisions or shaky investing, instead handle challenging situations with calm, steadfast, patience. Keep grounded and you will have continued success. Your growing confidence and optimism opens doors and attracts new friends. March 8 and September 1 are particularly lucky days. October may be especially challenging, try and stay out of stress.
You are a Monkey if you were born in 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992 or 2004
MONKEY: This is a year filled with abundance and it would be wise to invest in things that will be steadfast in making you money in the years to come. Pay off any debts or loans. Plant seeds for your future, preparation is key. You are a social Butterfly! Romantic and fun loving your relationships flourish. This year is lucky for you, plain and simple. You will enjoy success by year’s end. Fire can make you impatient. Be prepared for delays, between March and August. Hard work and attention to detail will attract opportunities. March 8 and September 1 are critical dates for any new start. Expect surprising turns of fortune come October.
You are a Rooster if you were born in 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005 or 2000
ROOSTER: This year will be a year where you must stick to organized plans and keep your focus on the goals you seek. A practical approach will bring successful outcomes. Keep a positive outlook, stay rooted on your coarse and always surround yourself with positive influences. Partnerships will strengthen along with family ties and close friends. You are in a strong position to influence others. March 8 is your power day for making any fresh start. Roosters stands for rules, order, and common sense. You shine by defending and supporting these structures, especially from March through August. This year can be stressful as others will be irresponsible. Organize, and prioritize, especially from October through January 2017. Teamwork, attracts more opportunities than defending the status quo.
You are a Dog if you were born in 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994 or 2006
DOG: Your year could be shaken up a bit, however this rattling brings some very needed excitement in your daily activities. It is advantageous to go on small outings with others getting away from day to day activities keeps it fresh. Good time to start a new. Expect opportunities from respected colleagues. Work on keeping patience and focus on your own interests. Be less concerned with what others are doing to get ahead. In the Year of the Fire Monkey, friendly, honest Dog enjoys a wave of self-assurance that makes you a natural leader. Dog radiates a positive energy and this powerful magnet. March 8 and September 1 are Dog’s power days for a fresh start.
You are a Pig if you were born in 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995 or 2007
PIG: Easy going is your way. Go with the flow as romance is on the way. Love is in the air. Make sure you interact with others and accept social invitations which could add to a very spicy time in your social life.Take the lead as you are feeling a bit bold in your business dealings and it will be well received by your peers. Enjoy the accolades. Stay grounded when others try to sway you or take advantage of your generous nature. The year of the Fire Monkey, bestows a wealth of blessings. Your emotions, determination, and desires are stronger than ever. You may sense as the year begins that anything is possible, and it is. Monkey helps you follow your dreams with a refusal to quit. In a year when Monkey tricks are everywhere, Pig will identify who is honest and who is not. March 8 and September 1 are power days for a Pig to set a goal or make any fresh start.