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2018 Astrology

The Chinese Year Of The Brown Earth Dog

As the year of the rooster flitters away into the past, it’s time to look ahead and pay attention to the upcoming Chinese Year of the brown Earth dog.

Here is more on what this lunar period poses and what it means for those who are born in it. This is an exceptional time and one that is close to the hearts of many. This in-depth read on the subject will provide value to those who are looking to get a feel on what the Chinese year encompasses.

What Does This Sign Stand For?

Let’s start with the symbolism of the brown dog and what it stands for when it comes to the year.

The Chinese Dog Symbol ImageA brown dog is well-regarded as being loyal, hard working, and committed. The goal is to focus on justice in the world and remain eager to participate in fair play every step of the way. These dogs tend to be cautious and pay attention to the world around them meaning they can get anxious from time to time. Brown Earth dogs are also renowned for being short-tempered due to this anxiety that builds up inside. They like to remain in a stress-free situation, and that is where they do their best.

These dogs are also regarded as being friendly, intelligent, and reliable when they are around other people. It can make it easier to get along with them, and they don’t step on the toes of others. With all of this in mind, it becomes clearer as to how this Chinese year is positioned in society and what it stands for.

It can provide great insight on those who are born in this cycle as they shape their lives and learn more about it over time. It can lead to a life of solitude and reflection on their part.

Lucky Features

What are some of the lucky features when it comes to this Chinese year?

According to studies (including my own), several features of this cycle can be listed as ‘lucky’. These features include lucky numbers such as 9, 3, and 4. Some of the lucky flowers include roses and cymbidium orchids. The best colours to choose include green, red, and purple.

For those who are looking to pick out specific directions, it is best to look at East and South as your primary directions. The lucky days tend to be the 7th and 28th based on the Chinese lunar months. With regards to the lucky months, you will want to take a look at the sixth, tenth, and twelfth months according to the Chinese lunar calendar.

Unlucky Features of This Year

What about the opposite end of the spectrum when it comes to this Chinese year and its features? What are some of the unlucky features it tends to possess that you should be avoiding?

Beginning with unlucky months, these include the fifth and eighth months of the Chinese lunar calendar. With the colors, you are going to look at some of the unlucky colors such as white, gold, and blue. Some of the unlucky numbers that are associated with this year include 1, 6, and 7.

There is only one direction that should be avoided, and that is Southeast.

Year of Hesitation

It’s important to note this cycle is well known as being one symbolised by hesitation.

It can lead to a lot of caution from those who are participating in key events or are making major decisions. While other years tend to have an exuberance to them such as goats, dragons, and monkeys, the same cannot be said for dogs. This has to be taken into account while making forecasting predictions and what it will entail as the days go by.

Kowloon Harbour Hong Kong Fireworks Lunar New Year

Famous People Born In The Earth Dog Year

Who are some of the famous people that are born in the year of the Brown Earth Dog? Several celebrities have been born during this phase and are well-regarded for the work they have done in their respective fields. Here are some of the celebrities.

1) Madonna
2) Michael Jackson
3) Finlay
4) Mark Cuban
5) Ellen Degeneres
6) Scott Hall
7) Anita Baker
8) Gary Oldman
9) Patricia Heaton
10) Neil DeGrasse Tyson

The Future

What about the rest of the year when it comes to the future in general terms?

Since it is a cycle that tends to come around rarely and was last seen in 1958, it is important to note what the year includes. One of the key factors with this is how your money is handled. Traditionally when considering the character of this Chinese year, one thing stands out particularly – it tends to be a great one for making money. However, you have to be careful when it comes to family matters. It can be a tad conservative in that regard and requires assertiveness on your part to make appropriate decisions that don’t come back to bite you.

If that is the way you approach it, the year can be a good one and lead to financial prosperity. This is where the caution tends to creep in, and it is one of the most important features of the Dog. While they are loyal and pay attention to those who are in sync with their belief system, it is something that has to be controlled.

This is an exciting time and one that is special because of how it compares to the other variations such as the Fire Dog or the Water Dog. Take the time to learn the nuances of this year because it encompasses intricate details that are immersive and infer a lot about what the 12 months are going to include.

Those who are committed and passionate are going to do well and are going to see tremendous returns on what they are involved in. It will be a year of great success.

Now read on to see my individual breakdown for the 12 animal signs in 2018.

The Dog
The Dragon
The Goat
The Horse
The Monkey
The Ox
The Pig
The Rat
The Rooster
The Rabbit
The Snake
The Tiger

Chinese Monkey Horoscope 2018 Forecast Insight

For Monkey people, the Year of The Brown Earth Dog is destined to be very rewarding and pleasant as well as quite intense and dynamic. There will be lots of good luck for these souls. They are destined to benefit from a small windfall, which will give them, even more, success than before. Even the smartest could have experienced a rough time in the year of the Rooster (2016) but this year will be much better for them and especially for males. These people will need to be flexible and ready to step out of their comfort zones if they are to get maximum benefits from this lunar cycle.

Future Outlook For Monkey Chinese Zodiac Individuals

Chinese Monkey graphicThere could be some family problems and difficulties in communication where Monkey folk will be called upon to give their advice and counsel to younger members of their family group. They may have to rack his brains to keep everyone happy, but he will sort things out. Youngsters might demand a lot of time but he will give it freely.

Time will seem to move quite fast and although this sign may feel he is on a roller coaster he will get loads of opportunities to further himself and develop his personal growth. The good news is this individual will make all of the right choices for himself. His intuition will be very strong and powerful.Typically determined, influential, ambitious, quick-witted and energetic, this Zodiac sign is destined to enjoy life on the move.

Although the year will settle down to a more predictable routine and pattern, most friends will be very helpful and family will provide an important support network. However, he might need to get rid of friends who make him feel miserable. He may become a bit emotional which is uncharacteristic. Monkey folk should be able to make real and achievable plans for the future. It is a good year for moving house and/or for relocating in your job.

Romantic Love Insight

Love horoscope study shows the Monkey will enjoy all the romance in store for him. He is likely to meet a new partner in a most unlikely situation. He could also be attracted to someone from a different culture and/or a different country. Single people, especially the females, will enjoy much attention from prospective suitors. Emotions will be strong and the male will communicate clearly what he is looking for in a relationship. Ladies should wear red to attract new love and men should wear black.

For those Monkey’s already in relationships, things could need spicing up a bit so these people will not be backwards in coming forwards. Emotions might be all over the place this cycle and there could be some pain as well as pleasure. Sensible folk will try not to let work come between them and their loved ones.

Communication and complete honesty may be needed to fuel relationships in 2018. It’s a very good time to start planning for a baby. Despite the ups and downs of life, the charming Monkey people will have a great time in relationships. There will be much enjoyment for them and much fun and laughter.

Employment Futures

In work, this will be quite a dynamic year. Monkey folk will have loads of opportunities in their careers and this sign will excel, given half the chance. His creativity will flow and if he has any new ideas he should be ready to speak them out loud and clear. Bosses and seniors will notice this individual for his wild courage. He might need to model himself on the Dog over the 12-month period, particularly in terms of reliability and trustworthiness to gain respect and admiration.

There could be the need to adjust and readjust things in order to achieve desired aims. Certainly, some projects or undertakings may have to be re-worked for ideas to take real shape and get off the ground. If this causes these people some frustration, this is not a bad thing since they will need to focus and re-focus a few times in order to advance themselves through tricky situations. All this helps build up their characters in this lunar period.

Money And Fiscal Management

Monkey folk may need to focus in order to pay off debts and settle bills this year. After that has been done, they are free to spend their money on people they care about and themselves. To increase wealth, men and women should put a small plant in their office at work. They could make a real killing with small investments but they should stay away from gambling and avoid borrowing. Monkey Folk would be advised to stay clear of a big investment this year.

There could be some unforeseen expenditure which might catch these men and women unawares. Providing the Monkey is a little bit prudent he should enjoy free cash flow for much of the period even when youngsters put him under financial pressure. For those folk who try to sell their homes, there could be a good profit, but if you are buying a new home be careful you don’t pay over the odds.

Fitness And Wellbeing Information

Monkey folk might not feel highly energised all the time this year. They may need to work on strengthening their muscles. Cutting out sugar in their diets should boost health. There could be fevers and flu and stomach aches for this sign to endure. Becoming a bit more relaxed could aid health as well as taking regular exercise and eating lots of green vegetables.

Monkeys could suffer from weaknesses in body and soul in the year of the Dog if they get too stressed. Meditation or Yoga would be beneficial for them. Getting plenty of sleep and rest will also be important for them to keep them fit and alert.

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