Jan 8, 2014

2014 Is The Year Of The Horse In Chinese Zodiac

Horse (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This year, Chinese New Year festivities will celebrate the "Year of the Horse."  The "Year of the Horse" begins on January 31, 2014 and will end on February 18, 2015.  The horse is one of the twelve animal signs in the Chinese zodiac, and is generally viewed as a time of great positive energy and luck.

Similar to our western zodiac, Chinese astrology associates certain character strengths and weaknesses with each of the animal signs recognized in the Chinese zodiac.  For example, among the strengths that are attributed to those born in a "Horse Year" are:

  • Communicative
  • Social
  • Kind
  • Cheerful
Weaknesses that are attributed to those born in a "Horse Year" include:
  • Stubbornness
  • Impatient
  • Hot Blooded
  • Willful
Do you know what animal year you were born in?  If you are interested in finding out, check out this website which allows you to enter your birthdate to learn your Chinese animal sign.  Once you have determined your animal sign, you may want to read more about the Chinese zodiac in this Wikipedia article, which includes more information on each of the animal signs.

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