To usher in the year of the Pig, we asked a Feng Shui Master to share his insights on the Chinese zodiac forecast for 2019.
Animal Sign: Rat
Birth Years: 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960, 1948
Outlook for 2019: A year of positive energies especially for the men who will meet a lot of helpful people and receive good career advancement as the Sun and Heavenly Nobleman are here to stay. Rat people including ladies will enjoy good romance luck due to Peach Blossom star. This star is exceptionally beneficial if you are in the showbiz or frontline marketing, sales and public relations departments.
On the flip side, if you are attached or married, please be mindful of indecent proposal or unnecessary temptations as the presence of Salt Pool star denotes sexual scandal. Apart from all this, parents need to keep a close eye on the child who is born in 2008 in terms of the behavior and focus in their studies since Sky Emptiness and Bad Qi will create an undesirable consequence. Luckily, Heaven Doctor is a white knight that will come to save you out of any predicament.
Animal Sign: Ox
Birth Years: 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961, 1949
Outlook for 2019: Do an overall health check and blood test this year if you are of age 55 and above. People born in 1973 will expect some mood swing and an increase in stress level at work and at home. Be very mindful if your job requires you to handle sharp object. This is due to the presence of Flying Blade and Funeral Door stars. They may sound scary but what they also do is to lower your immunity and energy level. As long as you exercise and monitor your health, things will be fine. Avoid attending funeral wakes if you are not in good spirits.
Nevertheless, in 2019, money and career luck are marvellous for the Ox because Heaven Wealth and Tai Ji Nobleman have arrived to increase your fame and sources of income. You can take the opportunity to start an investment plan. However, if you are contemplating of starting a business partnership or joint venture with an associate, do ensure that the terms and conditions stipulated in the agreement have been counterchecked since the Dividing Edge, which is known as the star that attracts disputes, is present in your zodiac sign.
Animal Sign: Tiger
Birth Years: 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962, 1950
Outlook for 2019: It is a blessed year for the ladies in terms of their pursuit in study, career and business opportunities as the Moon is shining at them. However, one thing to be cautious of is the presence of these 3 scandalous stars known as the Hook, Solitary and Lasso, which easily create havocs and cause one to be entangled in messy love affairs involving 3rd party. The men are also not spared from it. In order to prevent such incidents from happening, which is going to be detrimental to your own psychological well-being, you need to be very firm in your approach and not swayed by flatteries.
For all Tigers, the Grade-A star, Emperor Seal Nobleman, will bring you promotion opportunity, recognition and fatter bonuses. Investment and windfall luck will be enhanced. People who plan to start-up new business should grab this opportune time to have a better head start. However, do be realistic when you are setting your goals in 2019. Do not be over-ambitious and do not over-stretch yourself since the presence of Death God can lead to stress and insomnia plus disappointments if you do not make calculated moves.
Animal Sign: Rabbit
Birth Years: 2011, 1999, 1987,1975, 1963, 1951, 1939
Outlook for 2019: A positive year ahead for the Rabbit in terms of career advancement and money luck because of the presence of Golden Chest and General Star. Those in business can expect more opportunities flowing in with an increase in profit. For those working, especially in the government sectors, your boss will entrust you with new project and is prepared to reward you. It is very likely you are going to assume new leadership position. Students will benefit from the star 3 Stage as it governs good academic achievement and support from good teachers.
On the other hand, due to the arrival of 5 Ghost and Official Talisman please be tactful in your speech and behavior in the public especially if you achieve success at work because these 2 stars attract petty people who are jealous of you being better than them. In addition, do not attempt to challenge the laws, evade fines and taxes or else you will be easily caught and get penalized. Remain honest, humble, sincere and stay grounded. This will help you immensely in achieving your next milestone in life.
Animal Sign: Dragon
Birth Years: 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964, 1952, 1940
Outlook for 2019: For those who are in a relationship, expect to tie the nuptial knot since Romance star and Nuptial Bird have flown in to your zodiac. In case you have plans to find an overseas job or explore pursuing your study in other countries, the energy of Saddle star is supportive of you doing that. In fact, if you would like to experience a change in living or working environment locally, you can choose to do so.
Do be mindful of arguments in office and minor accidents at workplace. Because of Death Talisman, it is advisable that you try to stay away from funeral wakes or visits to hospital if possible because it can have a negative impact on your luck and energy level. Presence of Small Loss star will cause you to misplace valuable item. Also, the chances of getting fines like parking tickets are high. Fortunately, there are Month Virtue and Tai Ji Nobleman stars that will come in to lend you a hand when you are in trouble. They are very powerful positive stars to tide you through any challenges.
Animal Sign: Snake
Birth Years: 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965, 1953, 1941
Outlook for 2019: A challenging year for the Snake because it is in direct confrontation with the energy of the Pig year, ie, the Tai Sui (太岁) or also known as Year Breaker. Snake people will tend to feel very emotionally drained in 2019 due to poorer health, family issues and even break-up with friends. Because of the presence of negative stars like Big Loss, Shatter 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 for you to be prudent and conservative in your plans if you do not wish to suffer monetary loss. For those born in 1953, if you are driving or planning to self-drive during travel, please take extra precautions to drive carefully. This is a year that you are also more prone to accidents and sicknesses relating to the heart and blood. The same applies to children born in 2013 who need to take preventive care against diseases and infections. The best way to avoid an eventful year is to be conservative in your spending, do not delay any medical treatment, lie low and be tactful with your engagements with friends, colleagues and customers.
Animal Sign: Horse
Birth Years: 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966, 1954, 1942
Outlook for 2019: People born under the Horse zodiac sign will be happy to know that 2019 is going to be a smooth-sailing and prosperous year for them when coming to career performance. All the powerful lucky stars such as The Emperor, Year Wealth and Dragon Virtue are showering you with lots of blessings. Take a bold step to pursue your dream. Put in the effort and you will be rewarded. People in leadership position will see an increase in their authority and power. Employees will receive good performance appraisal and increment from the boss.
Business people should leverage on such good year to enhance their company branding and reputation with the aim to up the profit margin. While money and career luck seem to be rosy, do not push yourself too much at work. Likewise, for those participating in marathon or vigorous sports should know your limit. Quickly take a rest if you start to feel unwell. The congregation of the negative stars like 6-Misfortune, Sky Danger, Sudden Failure and Decline God usually trigger unexpected underlying health conditions. Complication during pregnancy is possible because of Passing Cloud. Hence, close follow up with your doctor is imperative.
Animal Sign: Goat
Birth Years: 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967, 1955, 1943
Outlook for 2019: One major concern here for the Goat is the presence of White Tiger and Goat Blade that usually creates the high probability of personal or workplace accident leading to blood-related injury. Minor operation due to chronic health disease is also possible. At work, backstabbing, office politics and customers complain are to be expected. So, one way to mitigate and cushion the undesirable effects is to consider going for blood donation or extraction of wisdom tooth if you have been planning for one. Otherwise, you can also opt to go for any form of cosmetic surgery.
On a more optimistic outlook, Goat people will still enjoy the protection and blessing from Taiji Nobleman. This benevolent star usher helpful and wholesome people into your life. Whenever you run into trouble or whenever you are under distress, just ask for assistance from seniors and you will be surprised to know that help would come swiftly. Besides, students and people working in the creative industries, performing arts, fashion design, advertising and even academic researchers will find themselves receiving good inspirations from the Talent star.
Animal Sign: Monkey
Birth Years: 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968, 1956, 1944
Outlook for 2019: Congratulations to you Monkey people! There are many reasons for you to smile from ear to ear in the year of pig. You are surrounded by so many heavyweight lucky stars that are going to shower you with blessings ranging from wealth, friendship, career, studies and overall fortune. First of all, the Heavenly Nobleman star, coupled with Golden Cart and Jade Hall, brings you status, fame, wealth and also good academic luck for the students. If you have been thinking of trying out new job or coming out to be your own boss, then it is a good time to hit the ground running in 2019 since the energies will bring you a steady stream of clients, new networks and offers.
Adding on to the stable of auspicious stars, Monkey zodiac sign will also meet Fortune Virtue and Heaven Virtue which will further strengthen and bolster the good vibes and fortune. While luck is on your side, try to restrain yourself from engaging in gossips or badmouthing others at work or among friends. Be careful of what you say to people and what you post online as Curl Tongue can steer you towards misunderstandings and even legal hassles. Last but not least, guard your precious belongings properly in crowded places and double check your wallet or purse before you alight from the taxis or buses. This will reduce the ill impact of Robbery Sha.
Animal Sign: Rooster
Birth Years: 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969, 1957, 1945
Outlook for 2019: The Academic Star and the Academic Hall are here to support the students who are sitting for their major examinations this year. It is also an appropriate time for some of you who are already in the workforce to advance your knowledge by enrolling yourself in a degree or post-graduate study. You will be more focus, more disciplined and score better in the examinations. The Rooster will also be experiencing new learning curve at work with good guidance from seniors and mentors.
Please postpone your cosmetic surgery if you are planning one because the presence of Sky Dog star will potentially leave you with scars or botched job. With the combination of Disaster Sha and Hanging Guest, do be reminded to purchase insurance for protection on your safety if you need to travel frequently. If possible, do not visit places which are prone to earthquakes, floods and other calamities. If you have old folks at home, do bring them for health check-up for peace of mind. These are the preventive measures that you can adopt to ensure a safe and hassle-free 2019.
Animal Sign: Dog
Birth Years: 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970, 1958, 1946
Outlook for 2019: For those who are single, there is a chance that you will experience romance as Sky Happiness star is shining on you. For those who are planning to get married, 2019 will be timely to do so. This star enhances the romance luck of individual and hence married personnel should be careful of temptation which could lead to unnecessary hassles. In term of personal development and well-being, the beneficial Tai Ji Nobleman star will usually bring you luck in meeting the right people to open the right door for you. Your friends and colleagues will be lending you a hand when in need and bosses will provide you with new training and career opportunities. Take up whatever challenges that come to you, persevere and eventually you will gain success.
Nevertheless, do adopt a healthier lifestyle and eating habit, find ways to beef up your immunity too because the Illness star flies into your zodiac in 2019. You will fall sick more often if you happen to occupy a bedroom either in the northeast or southwest sector of the house. Psychologically speaking, there will be an inexplicable sense of loneliness and emptiness felt by you which can be attributed to the presence of Lonesome and Sky Killing stars. Do not be overly apprehensive as the feeling is only temporary. Talking to your buddy or a mentor will definitely help.
Animal Sign: Pig
Birth Years: 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971, 1959, 1947
Outlook for 2019: It is going to be a year of roller coaster ride for the Pig zodiac. Apart from offending the Tai Sui, which is traditionally deemed as inauspicious and would create challenges in most aspects of your life, you are also inundated with several other undesirable stars. First and foremost, pregnant women have to be cautious for there are Blood Dagger, Sword Edge and Lying Corpse stars that could potentially trigger a premature delivery or unplanned C-section birth. It is therefore advisable that you closely follow up with your gynaecologist to ensure things are fine.
For others, do avoid participating in risky activities that could bring bodily harm. Avoid deep sea diving or competitive sea sports due to the presence of malefic star known as Floating, which is linked to water accident. Despite the overwhelming presence of bad stars in 2019, Relief God and Heaven Relief are 2 great stars to help you mitigate any form of mishaps. In addition, 8-Seat star will come in to boost your luck at work and studies. Due to the influence of Backstab, politics in office is something you need to watch out for. It is better you MYOB – Mind Your Own Business and tread with caution in all your business dealings.
This article is contributed by Master Jo Ching.
Master Jo Ching (莊裕善老师) is the founder of DestinyAsia Global Consultancy and Master Trainer of Destiny Academy. Besides 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. He is frequently quoted by media like Lian He Wan Bao, Asiaone, The New Paper, RazorTV, Yahoo and etc. You are welcome to visit his company website or contact him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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