The Year of the Goat, or Sheep, begins on 19th February 2015. The eighth of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac and so believed to be lucky. Every animal is divided into elements with slightly different characteristics – this New Year is a Green Wood Goat. Wood Goat people are generous, very trustworthy and always help others.
Goats can be loners, but prefer to be with others. They are meek, calm, curious, and intelligent, but also proud and possess a stubborn streak. They have fantastic balance and quickly learn from each other. If one finds a flaw in a fence, other goats will mimic the opportunity. Their harmonious yin energy explains why they represent peace.
Are easy-going, intellectual, witty, loyal, thoughtful, but tender and worry a lot. However, it’s a lucky year for those born during this sign. Anything is possible, with relationships, wealth and career shining. Goat’s popularity is just as well, as they crave security for everything, so valuing love, friendship and their home. This makes them good partners – best with pig and rabbit people, but with the ox there is little harmony.
Goats like working with their hands, so best jobs are in caring, medicine, architecture or anything arty. They lack ambition, preferring to work with others. Alternate careers are an actor, teacher, writer, florist, musician or a hair dresser.
Goats are creative animals that move forward, so this is the year to use your imagination without distraction. Calm and tranquility will dominate 2015, balancing the international economy. The sheep’s nurturing will ensure wisdom and good will prevail global conflicts. Respect to alliances will encourage unity to combat evil. Everything will slow with a drive back to basics, compromise and healing.
Creativity and arts will flourish, as will all luxuries and holiday travel. However, although goats are un-materialistic, they like to spend on splendor and beauty prompting debt. Furthermore, beware of turmoil in the spring, and early-winter 2016.
If you were born during these dates, then you are a Goat: 17/02/1931 to 05/02/1932, 05/02/1943 to 24/01/1944, 24/01/1955 to 11/02/1956, 98/02/1967 to 29/01/1968, 28/01/1979 to 15/02/1980, 15/02/1991 to 03/02/1992, 01/02/2003 to 21/01/2004, 19/02/2015 to 07/02/2016
Famous Goat People
Andy Warhol, Bill Gates, Bruce Willis, Charles Dickens, Empress Dowager Cixi, George Burns, George Harrison, Jane Austen, John Denver, John Wayne, Laurence Olivier, Mark Twain, Michelangelo, Mick Jagger, Muhammad Ali, Pamela Anderson, Robert De Niro, Rudolph Valentino, Thomas Edison, Whoopi Goldberg
Element: fire & earth, Colour: green & yellow. Birthstone: sapphire, jade & moonstone. Western zodiac equivalent: Cancer
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