Chinese New Year is near. We are just about weeks away from the Year of the Horse and many of us will be interested to know the zodiac sign change in 2014. Master Jo Ching, Principal Consultant of DestinyAsia Global Consultancy, shares with us the year of horse outlook for you and your family.Chinese Zodiac Forecast 2014

Animal Sign Birth Years Outlook for 2014
Rat 2008,1996,1984, 1972, 1960, 1948 A challenging year for you because the Rat is in direct confrontation with the energy of the Horse year, ie, the Tai Sui (太岁). Rat people tend to feel very emotionally drained in 2014. Due to the presence of negative stars like Big Loss and Hinder Pole please try to avoid dangerous sport, avoid being a guarantor for loan, avoid going to casino to gamble and avoid starting a business with a partner. It is advisable to be prudent and conservative in your plans if you do not wish to suffer monetary loss. Those born in 1948 and 1960 should drive carefully and take care of blood related health issue.
Ox 2009,1997,1985, 1973, 1961, 1949 Politics in office and minor injury is something you need to watch out for. Try to stay away from funeral wakes or visits to hospital if possible because it can have a negative impact on your energy level. Small Loss star will cause you to misplace valuable item. Also, chances of getting fines like parking tickets are high. So, please be mindful. Fortunately, there is Heaven Virtue Nobleman star that will come in to lend you a hand when you are in trouble. This is a very powerful positive star to tie you through any challenges.
Tiger 2010,1998,1986, 1974, 1962, 1950  A good year for Tiger in terms of career and money luck because of the presence of Golden Lock and General Star. Those in business can expect more opportunities flowing in with an increase in reputation. For those working, your boss will entrust you with new project and is prepared to reward you. Nevertheless, due to the presence of 5 Ghost star and Official Talisman please be tactful in your speech and behavior especially if you achieve success because these 2 stars attract petty people who are jealous of you being better than them.
Rabbit 1999, 1987,1975, 1963, 1951, 1939 It is a blessed year for the ladies in terms of their pursuit in higher education, career switch and business opportunities as the Moon is present in 2014. For the men, especially those who are married, you will need to tread with care in all your dealings with women especially relationship issue. The male rabbits tend to feel stifled in their career with no breakthrough as bosses seem not to be giving you many new opportunities to shine. Please do not be demoralized as this is only temporary. Take this chance to upgrade your skillset. For those who are in a relationship, expect to tie the nuptial knot since Sky Happiness star is here.
Dragon 2012,2000,1988,1976, 1964, 1952, 1940 Health check is the theme for this year for those who are age 50 and above. This is due to the presence of Blood Dagger and Funeral Door stars. They may sound scary but what they do is just to lower your immunity and energy level. Do a blood test to have a peace of mind. As long as you exercise and monitor your health, things will be fine. Money and career luck are marvelous for the Dragons because Golden Cart and 8 Seats have arrived to increase your fame and sources of income. You can take the opportunity to start an investment plan.
Snake 2013, 2001,1989,1977, 1965, 1953, 1941 A year of positive energies specifically for the men who will meet a lot of helpful people and receive good career advancement as the Sun is present. Snake people including ladies will enjoy good romance luck and people luck due to Peach Blossom star. This star is good if you are in the showbiz or frontline marketing and PR. On the flip side, if you are attached or married, please be mindful of indecent proposal or unnecessary temptations as Salty Pool star denotes sexual scandal. Apart from all this, children will be more focus in their studies and perform better in exams due to Academic star.
Horse 2002,1990,1978, 1966, 1954, 1942 Horse people will experience a more stressful 2014 due to the fact that you have offended the Tai Sui. This is more so for those born in 1978. Expect boss to breathe down your neck. Pregnant women have to be cautious for there are Sword Edge and Lying Corpse stars that could trigger a premature delivery or unplanned C-section. So please learn to relax and maintain a healthy diet. Despite the stress, Golden Lock and General Star are 2 great stars for your return on investment and recognition at work. While there are a lot of things on your plate, take it positively and you will eventually reap the fruit of success.
Goat 2003,1991,1979, 1967, 1955, 1943 One of the best performing animal signs in 2014. Lucky and smooth-sailing year in terms of personal life, career, love, money and study too. If you have been contemplating to pursue your goal like starting a new career or business, this is the year to do so since you will have many noblemen that come along the way to give you a hand. There are Heaven Virtue Nobleman and Month Virtue Nobleman. These are regarded as very auspicious stars. Doors of opportunities will open for you wherever you go. What else to say? This is your year!
Monkey 2004,1992,1980, 1968, 1956, 1944 Monkey people need to focus more on rapport building with colleagues and friends in 2014. Be humble and more tolerant. You should stay away from gossips and bad-mouthing anyone in the workplace or among your friends if you wish to have a peaceful year. Read all fine prints before you sign on the dotted line because of the Imprison star that relates to legal disputes. Think twice before you post any messages on social media platform as it could cost you your reputation. Please postpone your cosmetic surgery because presence of Sky Dog star will potentially leave you with scars. If you need to travel, please purchase insurance for protection on your safety. These are the preventive measures that you can adopt to ensure a safe and hassle-free 2014.
Rooster 2005,1993,1981, 1969, 1957, 1945 A year of great fortune and harvest because of many powerful stars like Heaven Virtue, Prosperous Virtue and Fortune star. You will receive very good support and help from your boss, friends and clients. You are radiant and you exude very strong charm which appeals to opposite sex. If you do not have a boyfriend or girlfriend yet, you stand very high chance to get hitched this year. However, if you are married, you have to exercise self-control because the Salty Pool tends to create sexual problem. For those who have very elderly parents at home with chronic illness should bring them for check-up to ensure their health is good.
Dog 2006,1994,1982, 1970, 1958, 1946 Dog is in harmony with the energy in year of Horse. You will enjoy many blessings and good tidings especially in terms of your financial investment made in the past. It is a year that you will be considered for leadership position or be given a chance to prove your capability. General Star and Golden Lock are powerful wealth and career stars that will follow you in 2014. So, you will enjoy rise in status and material gains. One thing to note is the presence of White Tiger that usually causes accident leading to injury. Minor operation is also possible. So, one way to mitigate the effect is to consider going for blood donation or extraction of wisdom tooth if you have been planning for one.
Pig 2007,1995,1983, 1971, 1959, 1947 A very auspicious and prosperous year for the Pig. All the powerful lucky stars such as The Emperor and Dragon Virtue Stars are shinning on you. Take a bold step to pursue your dream. Put in effort and you will be rewarded. People in leadership position will see an increase in their authority and power. Please remember to rest well and do not push yourself over the limit in work in 2014. Likewise, for those participating in marathon or vigorous sports should know your limit. Quickly take a rest if you start to feel unwell. The presence of the negative stars like Sky Mishap and Sudden Failure usually trigger unexpected underlying conditions.

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By Master Jo Ching
Founder of DestinyAsia Global Consultancy and Master Trainer of Destiny Academy, Master Jo Ching has been providing professional advices to clients on their home and office feng shui, destiny analysis and auspicious Chinese Name selection. He also conducts professional feng shui courses and corporate talks and is frequently quoted by various medial platforms such as Lian He Wan Bao, Asiaone, The New Paper, RazorTV and Yahoo. You are welcome to visit his company website or contact him at:


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