Curious as to what Chinese New Year will bring in for you in the top aspects of your life?
Here, have a crunchy, healthy carrot as you nibble on morsels of what's in store for you in love, health, wealth, and career this 2023, as can be gleaned from feng shui queen Marites Allen's zodiac forecast.
Rat (1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020)
Love: To all ye single Rats, stop squeaking and come out of hiding! It's time to look for "The One," because the flower romance blooms in your chart. Don't let your one true love wait.
Health: Just as you're lucky in love, your heart will be in tip-top shape, too, as you enjoy very good health.
Wealth: As you're blessed with the Future Prosperity Star, 2023 will shower you with auspicious blessings and good fortune.
Career: Whatever you start will be multiplied nine times. You will have more cash opportunities towards the end of the year, but be careful not to borrow or lend money because you may not be paid back.
Ox (1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021)
Love: Because you spend so much time with your virtual mistress—that is, your work—your relationship with your loved ones will suffer and separation may happen.
Health: Your company's balance sheet looks fine but because you work so hard, you're left with no time to look after your health. Breathe, relax! Health is real wealth, invest in it while you can.
Wealth: Your good wealth opportunities last year could spill over to this year, but be forewarned that there's a Robbery Star in your chart. You will face threats of loss. Consult your feng shui chart to contain any outflow of money. Your innate confidence and strength will see you through this difficult time.
Career: Good, but again, it shouldn't be all work that you forget your more precious wealth—your family. Avoid being arrogant and temperamental, which may lead to your downfall.
Tiger (1926, 1938,1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022)
Love: You may be a starry-eyed romantic, but be careful because the Robbery Star is in your chart—your partner or beloved could be stolen from you. Your relationships will be challenged.
Health: Whatever your health issues were in the past could come back so take care of yourself.
Wealth/Career: Your opportunity to generate income is very, very strong. You will continue to harvest good fortune. However, you will face threats of robbery, possible losses, and injuries. But having earned your stripes in the past and with good karma, the universe will help you make profitable gains this year.
Rabbit (1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023)
Love: Don't go down that rabbit hole, Rabbit. It's your time to shine, so hop away! Your romantic opportunities are very promising. So, Rabbit, if you're single, go out and mingle!
Health: As you have the Illness Star in your chart, be mindful, control your excessive lifestyle. Rabbits will be facing challenges in terms of health and longevity.
Wealth: Because it's your year, income opportunities are very high. It's your time to make it.
Career: Like most people, your career prospects are very good. But be extra careful not to drive away blessings in the form of money or promotion at work.
Dragon (1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012)
Love: You could be breathing more fire than usual because the Argumentative Star lurks in your chart. There are possible negativities brought by hostile energies that can indicate heartaches and misunderstandings. Try to control what you say to your partner/spouse. You need tons of patience, tolerance, and restraint as challenges present themselves. Try to be forgiving. Avoid disagreements at all costs and let there be peace and harmony.
Health: Be careful because the Illness Star will bother you. The height of anger is in your chart, putting more pressure on you. Take it easy, dive into some meditating yoga when you can.
Wealth: As the Year of the Water Rabbit enters, money will come pouring in.
Career: You have opportunities for promotion and bigger pay, but bigger responsibilities.
Snake (1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013)
Love: You will find a partner in your workplace, but you could be violating a company policy. Also, heed this friendly warning: The person you're attracted to may already be married. Didn't you check with the HR department? The Hostility Star is present in your chart this year to rock your peaceful life. There are indications of heartaches, misunderstandings, lawsuits, and lots of quarreling. To counter this, wear peaceful charms or fire-element energies, like red, pink, or purple.
Health: Your health journey could be long and boring, so try to find a group that will encourage you to be healthy and make it exciting, too. Out of the 24 hours in a day, putting in 30 minutes of your time for your health is not asking too much.
Wealth/Career: There's nothing to hiss about as you have a potential increase in income (could be a promotion), but with it comes additional work responsibility,
Goat (1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015)
Love: Wipe that sheepish grin off your face because you're good friends with the Rabbit and you're quite blessed this year. The auspicious Victory Star promises new beginnings and many new things, such as the chance to get engaged, get married, and have a baby. The single Sheep may find romance in the office, but better check the company handbook first as this may be a no-no.
Health: So-so. As in last year, you'll be lethargic for the first part of the year but will gain more momentum towards the end of the year.
Wealth/Career: With the Victory Star shining on you, lots of business opportunities will come knocking. It's time for you to venture into unfamiliar territory, do an expansion, collaboration, or a joint venture.
Monkey (1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016)
Love: No monkey business please, dear Monkey, because it's time for some sizzling romance! Time to reconnect with estranged family and repair severed ties. But if things don't work out, move on—maybe it's not yet the right time, there's a season for everything. You may go through a heart-wrenching pain, but know that this, too, will pass.
Health: Last year was your illness year. This is your year to reclaim your health, to bounce back, and make things happen. You will have that feeling of lethargy for the first three months of the year, but will get back that adrenaline rush from April till the end of the year.
Wealth: Whatever you started last year will continue to prosper this year. In fact, you will accumulate money in the next three years. After a time of great struggle last year, you'll be blessed with the very auspicious Victory Star. However, you still have to manage the threat of the Three Killings Star, which could cause some issues, like loss of reputation, loss of money, and a health scare.
Career: The Victory and Success Star is smiling down on you.
Rooster (1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017)
Love: This is your conflict year, and there could be misunderstandings. So, be careful so as not to lose your ties with your family. You could experience both highs and lows so take it easy, lie low, and make some necessary changes. If you can, or you can afford it, move to a different home or location.
Health: Moving around or traveling is better for you than just being static or hunkering down.
Wealth/Career: You have auspicious windfall luck and unexpected cash blessings. You can crow and spread your wings as 2023 will still be a very busy year for you.
Dog (1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018)
Love: Single Dogs are lucky in love. It's a good time to fall in love and get married! On the other hand, the non-single Dog is advised to stay faithful to his partner. Being a secret friend of the Rabbit, you may be straying and hopping from place to place all the time.
Health: You have every reason to bark as you're fiercely loyal to your friends. However, you should also take extra care of yourself due to the threat of the Misfortune Star in your chart, which could seriously bring havoc to your life, and the risk of illness which may affect your income opportunities and work schedule.
Wealth: Good, but spend only on necessities. Don't splurge!
Career: Very good. You're not only able to provide for your family but also provide work for other people.
Horse (1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014)
Love: It's smooth sailing (or should we say, easy galloping) for you, Horse, in the love department.
Health: Your health could be compromised this year, so you'd better watch out.
Wealth/Career: This is your wealth year and your chance to make money is like 24 hours a day. This only happens once in nine years. Saddle up, Horse, because good fortune will roll in easily for you in 2023. But hold your horses; this is not the time to take it easy. Instead, push yourself to the limit for newer, harder challenges.
Pig (1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019)
Love: No need to grunt or snort, dear Pig, because exciting love prospects await! Suddenly, you'll feel that someone's the One you've been searching for your whole life! Yes, it's possible to fall in love at first sight—harbor no second thoughts about it.
Health: Health-wise, it will be a roller-coaster ride of ups and downs for Pigs.
Wealth/Career: Your financial luck is looking up! Since you and Rabbit are besties, expect some help from the energies of the year. It helps to install images of your allies and friends in the northwest sector of your home or office. Wear metal-element colors and accessories, such as white, gold, and silver.
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