2018 is the year of the earth Dog, who works in surprising ways across the Chinese Zodiac. Here is how it affects you!
The rat will have a fast moving year with events ranging from highly positive to extremely negative. Those in business may well face financial loses, and this would be the same for those wishing to start a new business. It is not a good year to spend lavishly or to invest in property and other capital purchases. Those in creative fields may see either gentle growth in their careers or giant leaps forward. This includes writers, artists, actors, and any of the more artistic pursuits. Those working for others will be rewarded for their loyalty and persistence.
The rat will need to avoid discussions and disagreements which will, under the influence of the dog year, grow heated quite rapidly.
It is not a good year for love and romance, and the focus may need to be on friendship with the hope that it will grow into something else in another year. Even those in existing relationships may find that arguments increase and that it would be better to tone down the relationship to one that is more platonic.
This is not the best year for the ox. It is the year in which money should be invested safely with as little expenditure as possible. There will be hidden competitors and enemies will surface at the least auspicious moment. Neither will emotions be calm. Rather, they will be up and down, and this will not impact well on a year fraught with the potential to go nuclear.
In order to handle this in a positive manner, it is better to put friendship and loyalty to those around you ahead of profit. Stay where you are, and focus on what you already have. That way, your friends will have your back.
There are some paths which are safer than others. These include businesses which focus on creativity, be they fashion, art, or music. However, do not invest in a loan to diversify into these fields because the year will comprise much financial loss. Rather slowly and carefully, focus on friends and sincere connections.
Romance will be of the slow and steady variety, with traditional connections being more likely to develop into something good than love at first sight. With the nature of the dog being that of attack when things don’t go well, it is best for all parties to avoid any form of disagreement until 2019.
Tigers and dogs do well together, so the luck of the dog will cling to the fierce tiger. Even though this big cat will be affected by the moody nature of the earth dog year, there is the opportunity for an increase in wealth. Those in monthly paid positions will see increases in their income, while those who make investments will see small, but steady rises.
Just as a dog is prone to consequences when biting or attacking another, those Qi influences of the earth dog year will hamper you. There may be lawsuits, traffic offences, arguments that get out of hand, and more. It is best to focus on self-control and tread very carefully. It is also a year to observe and respect your relationships with the people around you. Be highly disciplined and self-controlled if you want to avoid losing what you can gain this year.
Love isn’t on the cards for 2018. This does not mean you can’t lay the groundwork, just that there isn’t going to be much opportunity or time for romantic interests. If it is important to you, and if your work and money situation is flowing smoothly, a concerted effort to invest in meeting more people or spending more time with a loved one, may bring hoped-for outcomes.
After a really tough 2017, 2018 is looking good for the cat (rabbit). The rabbit, like the tiger, is compatible with the dog. While there is a possibility of a small loss, the greater trend is increased money and even fame and fortune. Those working in jobs will see themselves promoted with financial increase, while those in businesses will flourish in anything that promotes creativity. It is a good year for rabbits to market their services.
Relationships will flourish with good opportunities to meet ‘the one.’ However, men could be taken in by a woman, so it is important to take it slowly. If the new relationship is not taken slowly, there is the chance of lost finance plus a quick split.
One of the few years in which the dragon doesn’t get lucky. The dog and the dragon do not like each other. It’s a rocky year for the this fierce serpent. There will be the loss of money, plus numerous events that affect you negatively. There is a need to avoid disputes and arguments as they will get out of hand.
Ironically, if the dragon is thinking of making some changes this year, he has nothing to lose. Innovation is one of the characteristics of the dog year, so any dragon might well do better to start a venture on the side if the investment is small
It is vital to cut down on expenditure and not to invest a lot of money in anything that is risky. Rather save what you have and only spend small amounts where a loss will not be to your detriment.
There will be obstacles, fierce arguments, disputes and just plain bad luck. It won’t be made any better by poor relationships, so this is a year in which some self-control and discipline when speaking to others is vital.
It goes without saying that the usually lucky dragon should tread carefully when it comes to love. Spouses will need special care in order to maintain a good marriage, and for those who are single, slow and steady wins the race.
Much of the snake’s ability will be rewarded during this period. You could win big in your job plus make friends who help you out in difficult situations (should they arise).
If you’re in business, you will flourish. New inventions, discoveries, innovation, and reinvention will pay big dividends. Your marketing campaigns will be well rewarded.
In order to get maximum affect from this life energy (Qi), it is best to watch your tongue because the opportunity for disputes to arise from even mild words is high. One way of avoiding potential conflict is to smile a lot and talk a little. Listening will get you far during this time.
You will be lucky in love and meet those where the attraction is mutual. Existing relationships will flourish, but take care that intense emotions don’t impact negatively on your loved one.
The horse is another lucky animal which is compatible with the dog, and so the dog year will work well for him. This high energy steed will see doors open in his day job but not so much in any new business venture.
As it is a year of unexpected expenses for most, it will be a good thing to save or invest (in conservative investments) the extra income that comes your way. It’s probably also a good idea to take a good, long, hard look at where your money is being spent and plug any holes!
As with the general ambience of the dog year, it is best not to get involved in anything that can lead to disputes, gossip, angry discussions, etc.
In terms of romance, it could be a rocky road – sexy, exciting, but rocky! Don’t look for something long term. Just enjoy.
The sheep (or goat) faces a mixed bag. In order to keep your life in order, you will need to face stumbling blocks with ingenuity and courage. Persistence will also win the day. The stress of this will be mitigated by new opportunities that come your way. This luck will come to you through highly placed people, so you should cultivate them. In addition, attitude will be everything.
You will do well in business, and the rewards will be substantial. If you are an employee, you will also do well, being rewarded for friendless, competence, and service. It’s important not to give any sort of ammunition to those who are not well disposed to you as this is the area that will impose some challenges.
Your relationship life will be middle of the road – stable for the most part but nothing exciting. As the ambience of this year indicates that loyalty and friendliness will pay big benefits, it’s best to overlook anything that might annoy you.
This is not a good year for the monkey. However, there is something to be gained.
If you are studying or wish to change direction and learn something new, then this is the year to do so. You’re not going to be making any extra money this year, so if you have a job, put your head down and stick with it. There is a possibility that there may be changes in your job, so it’s best to start cutting down on any expenses that you have. If you are offered a promotion or a different job to the one you currently have, it will work well if it offers you the opportunity to learn new skills.
This is going to be a difficult year for relationships with others. The dog year is a bit extreme in that it’s either all out loyalty or a bit of an attack. So you will need to employ the tightest self-control and treat all the people in your life with an extra dose of friendliness and respect.
Love will have its ups and downs this year, so in order to avoid that, plan up front how to do good things for them. That way your relationships will survive. Travel will be a good option.
The rooster is set for another dismal year but, fortunately, there are also some pretty good things. You will continue to earn a steady income if you are a businessman, and if you are an employee, then you may be in line for a promotion plus increased pay. For both businessmen and employees, because the energy of the year is prone to fights and disputes, it’s best to play it safe in all aspects.
Disputes could lead to the loss of money so play everything by the book. There really will be many arguments, and they will not benefit you. It’s going to be a slow year, and you will need to do everything in a methodical way with evidence that you did it.
Marriages could bring change whether a child being born or a divorce as a result of an affair. Those who are single may find themselves more serious about a long term partnership, and this could lead to marriage.
Despite this being your animal sign, you will be lucky one day and not so lucky the next day. However, with your friendly nature and your capacity to wish good for all, you will quickly be able to turn difficult situations your way. The exception to this is if you allow your emotions to get out of control and ‘bite’ the people involved in disputes. In this case, things could go very badly for you.
Financial fraud may come back to haunt you, so wherever you are and whatever you do, it’s best to stick to the rules this year. It’s also best not to expand your business or ask your boss for a raise or promotion. Don’t go for broke, and don’t trust the promises of those who would take what you have. Dogs are far too trusting! That said, you could make a lot of money in 2018 and lose it just as quickly.
As you have a capacity to be overly emotional, and as this year will emphasize anger and fights, you’re going to have to practice self-control. The least said, the soonest situations will be mended.
The best industries for you to focus on this year will be the arts and entertainment.
One of your big challenges this year is to look after your health. You may suffer a breakdown or an accident of some sort. This could be expensive. Take care to do everything diligently, slowly, and with care.
In terms of love and romance, it will be a rocky road. It’s best to put out the paw of friendship than to insist on your own way. Love will not remain if you insist on dominating your partner or want your own way. There could also be a marriage on the cards for those who are single.
The pig could get a little richer, plus be blessed with auspicious get-togethers. Because all outcomes are dependent on the events that preceded them, however, this will only come to a pass if the porker behaves himself and considers the Qi energy of the dog year.
Employees will benefit if they show good skills and good relationships with other members of staff. Businessmen, likewise. The clue is that personal relationship will play a decisive factor in wealth creation. You will need to work hard.
Piglets in love can look forward to marriage, and those who are currently single will easily find a mate. Disputes, arguments quarrels, etc. will make it difficult to progress, though, so once more, it is a year of self-control and slow pacing.