Today marks the start of Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival. The holiday marks the end of the cold, winter months and the start of fresh, new beginnings.
2021 is the year of the Ox. Those born in the Year of the Ox are thought to be intelligent, reliable, honest, and hardworking- which are just some of their positive strengths to help them achieve their goals.
Chinese New Year is based upon a 12-year cycle made up of Zodiac animals. Each animal was worshipped by the Zodiacs and each one had its own qualities and talents. Your animal can decide your career, health, and relationship success.
Find out what your Zodiac animal is below…
Year of the Ox (1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021.)
Those born in the year of the Ox are thought to be intelligent, reliable, honest and hardworking, but tend to hide their talent and avoid being centre of attention. They remain calm in hard situations and their hard work is always recognised.
Year of the Rat (1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020.)
Those born in the year of the Rat are known for being clever and quick thinkers. They are very likable due to their optimism, energetic, and kind personality, as well as their sensitivity to people’s emotions.
Year of the Tiger (1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022.)
Those born in the year of the Tiger are known for their rich emotions and kindness. No matter the difficulties or obstacles they face in their life, they have an attitude to never give up. They live an average life filled with joy, sadness, and disappointment.
Year of the Rabbit (1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023.)
Those born in the year of the Rabbit have a personality that hides their inner strength and confidence. Although they may seem soft and weak on the outside due to their kindness, they have an amazing attention to detail and are great socializers.
Year of the Dragon (1928, 1940, 1952, 1963, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024.)
Those born in the year of the Dragon are strong and independent, being very career-focused. They ask that others have respect for them, as their adventurous personalities are often driven by optimistic dreams that help them to achieve greatness.
Year of the Snake (1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025.)
Those born in the year of the Snake are known for their sophistication and humorous personality. Their brains are constantly in overdrive thinking of everyday problems but are great at calmly coming up with solutions. They are known for their calmness, alertness, and for being very observant.
Year of the Horse (1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026.)
Those born in the year of the Horse are known for their energy and athletic nature, motivated by happiness and dreams. Chatty, motivational, and independent, they will always believe in themselves and trust their own decisions to achieve their goals.
Year of the Goat (1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027.)
Those born in the year of the Goat are known for acting wisely before they act and their selflessness personality. Their love for children, animals, and nature is reflected through their generosity, always putting others’ needs before their own.
Year of the Monkey (1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016.)
Those born in the year of the Monkey are known for their intelligence but competitive attitude, which motivates them to achieve greatness in life. They are always willing to carefully accept advice from others while learning from their own mistakes. Pranksters at heart, they live up to their child-like humour.
Year of the Rooster (1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029.)
Those born in the year of the Rooster are known for being perfectionists who are always hard at work. Family is of huge importance to them, as it means there are more loyal loved ones around them to support and cheer them on. They have an attitude that never allows them to give up on anything they commit to.
Year of the Dog (1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030.)
Those born in the year of the Dog are known for their loyalty to their friends, family, and work. They are social butterflies as people love to go to their Dog friend for help and advice. They refuse to let bad thoughts and anxiety stop them and once they decide on something, no amount of persuasion will stop them.
Year of the Pig (1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031.)
Those born in the year of the Pig are thought to have a beautiful personality and good fortune in life. They are realistic but will enjoy their life, with lots of energy. They’re thought to be a little materialistic, but this comes from a good place as they want to work hard in life.
What are your greatest qualities, and how can you use these strengths to positivity continue into 2021 to help achieve your goals?
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