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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.

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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 Dog Horoscope 2018 Traits And Characteristics

The year of the Brown Earth Dog, 2018 will bring better luck for those born under its sign. These individuals are likely to be more ambitious and focused this cycle. They must do their best to be confident in all aspects of their lives. These loyal, friendly, cooperative people will know what they want and know how to get it providing they don’t succumb to shyness. They are blessed with many talents and abilities.

Analysis For Dog Chinese Zodiac Men And Women

Chinese Dog SymbolEmotions may be running high this year both within family and friendship groups. There may be arguments and misunderstandings, disagreements and fallings out. The best way forward will be to stay out of the heat of things and wait until it is calmer. Proceed with caution and don’t get involved. This sign should not give advice under any circumstances since it will be met with indifference and disregard. These people should make conscious decisions about those friends who are negative and cut them out of their lives.

There may be some shocks for people of this Zodiac sign but they should not be afraid to embrace changes and make the most of any opportunities that come their way.

Females should experience fewer problems than males, although both will be too cautious and lack sufficient courage and flexibility they need to succeed. It may be that Dog folk will have to listen more than speak and in this way, they will learn how to restore balance and harmony to them. People should try not to be quite so bashful and learn from more positive thinkers like Monkeys, Goats and Dragons.

Love

These people are not likely to have much luck in romantic affairs this year. For them, it will be all about reconciling differences. There is a small chance that for those people who have split up they may get back together again providing the Dog is proactive and genuinely wants this outcome.

For the single Dog, who may be experiencing much loneliness, the answer will be to get out of your comfort zone and join some social groups. There could be changes in the love lives of men and women, providing they remain optimistic and keep a positive outlook. By wearing blue and green, ladies can enhance their chances of romantic encounters. For men, the best colour is black.

Good communication is the key to a happy love life and if Dog folk want a sexually active year they will need to be less passive and stop feeling sorry for themselves. There is every chance that an old love may resurface with the potential for complete sexual satisfaction and fulfilment.

There could be baby talk though this period is unlikely to be a year where one is conceived. Individuals should try to avoid being too sentimental in love and occupy themselves with more practical matters.

Work

Chinese script character for Dog graphicIn their career, Dog horoscope 2018 people will have to rely largely upon their own efforts to advance themselves. This is not to say they shouldn’t learn better how to be a better team player and work with others. This could be a good spell for education opportunities in order to increase skill sets.

Try not to make any impulsive decisions regarding your employment. Better to wait until the year of the Pig in 2019 when there is likely to be a significant and very positive change for you. In work, the Dog will be exceptionally focused and get a lot done.

There could be more responsibilities and the long term outlook is very positive. If Dog men and women can retain their confidence, this will bring them an exceedingly bright outlook. Seniors will have already noted the person’s hard-working contributions and it is likely these folk can be very helpful to you in the future. Your name may have already been put forward for a pay rise and a promotion.

If Dog folk are offered different working patterns or even shift work they should take it. Try to avoid getting embroiled in irritations from peer groups and do not take any notice of resentments. Work colleagues may be jealous and this consumes them with ill-temper and petty complaints.

Wealth

Dog Zodiac finances will need careful management. Try to avoid making any major investments. It is not a good idea to sell a property or move this year. To attract good luck to your finances you should put a cup of water in your room. Also, try to wear different shades of blue with grey accessories. Towards the end of the year you may be interested in purchasing a new car and by then you will have saved a significant amount of money.

Providing you maintain a good savings habit, by the end of the cycle you will have amassed a useful sum of money and you will attract in good luck. Try to avoid continual spending of small amounts. This could be a real drain on your resources.

Wellbeing

Although, at the beginning of the year, you will feel full of energy you will still need to look after yourself to maintain this, the Zodiac dog horoscope for this lunar year shows. People will need to eat sensibly and exercise regularly to maintain their good health. Work could cause a lot of daily stress which means the Dog may be sleep-deprived. This could cause weakness and compromise in the immune system.

If individuals can keep a good work/life balance and participate in physical activities then this will improve your health outlook. Mental health will be strong providing the person makes time for personal hobbies where their unique skill set can be diverted into artistic and creative activities.

The Year of The Brown Earth Dog will bring good progress for all Dog people. It is a time for more work than play and this will pay dividends for folk in the years to come.

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Chinese Horse Horoscope 2018 Analysis And Qualities

The 2018 year of the brown earth Dog is destined to be a good, upbeat and very positive year for Horse people. It is destined to bring them plenty of luck in terms of more wealth and in career development. For those intelligent people, they will be able to achieve even greater heights in their careers if they embark on further study and adapt to the higher morals of this sign. This year Horse folk can really excel in whatever area they choose.

Forecast For Horse Chinese Zodiac People

Chinese Horse imageThe Rooster cycle (2017) brought unexpected problems for Horse individuals, and the Monkey cycle (2016) was confusing, but The Year of the Dog will be far much more beneficial. Horse folk enjoy being active and there will be lots of opportunities for activity this year. Men and women are likely to feel more energetic, especially at the beginning of the year when there will be lots of changes around them. Their energy levels may deplete as the cycle progresses, but then they will rise up again. They also enjoy all forms of communication and their symbol is one of the most robust in the Chinese Zodiac. It stands for security as well as continuity.

The Horse individual will enjoy spending time with friends and family and they will lean towards having more fun. Being sociable and charming folk, they will enjoy partying. They will also enjoy having more time to pursue their personal hobbies. Being chatty, and gregarious, they will enjoy the company of many friends. They get bored quite easily and they move quite quickly. They also love gossip which they process extremely quickly. This is a sign that can easily multitask.

The Home

The zodiac horse horoscope shows that on the domestic front, they may experience some minor disagreements and fallings out so they should not allow their emotions to hinder the way they behave or to influence their judgements. These differences can easily be sorted out and the family group will be harmonious once again. Younger individuals will know instinctively what to say to make things better almost immediately.

If things have been a bit ordinary and dull in the past, the year of the Brown Earth Dog will bring them excitement, both physically and emotionally. In relationships, it is set to be a fantastic year. There is no better time to make love and enjoy all the physical expressions of love. The Horse will feel quite lusty and passionate although his partner may feel in competition with the escalating career. It is a super year to conceive a child.

Relationships

Communication in relationships is likely to be stimulating, interesting and invigorating. Many individuals could be in danger of stringing an old lover along while they pursue a new one. To be fair Horse folk should be prepared to cut ties with old partners before embarking on new relationships, otherwise, they could easily become embroiled in a love triangle which would have far-reaching and negative effects.

For the single Horse, it is an excellent year to meet a new and highly compatible partner. This will be someone you can share your innermost thoughts and desires with. Females should wear black to attract new love in and Horse men should wear white. There will be much passion, sexual chemistry and much stimulation in love and romance. It is best to avoid one night stands after October.

Employment

Chinese letter symbol for the horseHorse zodiac people will be lucky in work though the pace might be a bit slow for them at first. They can be extremely creative and talented. By putting heart and soul into work, they will get themselves noticed and reap the rewards that come with this recognition.

Dedication to duty and focus as well as exceptional ability are all hallmarks of good employees in the cycle of the Brown Earth Dog. If you set up new business ventures, they will be successful and by widening work horizons this will also bring good luck in. Those who are aggressive could try their hand with stock market investments where they could do very well. This will be an extremely busy period on the work-front and the Horse will really relish the hubbub around him.

If work colleagues try to put up barriers to stop these men and women from succeeding, the best way forward will be through earning the approval and goodwill of seniors. All opposition should then disappear and both men and women are likely to feel increasingly energised as things go their way. The Horse is likely to have many admirers this year and this will help fuel his ambition further.

Money

To draw in new wealth, Horse people should favour grey and gold. They should also wear brown. By putting a crystal in the north west of their office they can also attract more wealth.

Finances will be relatively stable this year through careful management of money. It is a sound period for investments and it is a good time to make extra cash from hobbies. Although this zodiac sign is not very materialistic by nature, they will enjoy a few luxury items bought towards the end of the year.

There could be an increase in cash flow in the middle of the year and these people may think very carefully about how they manage their financial affairs. They would be advised to stay clear of loans and credit cards, even if there are good deals on offer.

Health

When it comes to the health, the zodiac horse horoscope reveals that this will be a good time, apart from some small bruises and sprains. Mentally the Horse will be quite stable though physically he may sometimes feel a distinct lack of energy. It will be a bit up and down.

The Horse should avoid doing too much strenuous exercise and contact sports could cause him some hurt. He should pay close attention to his skin, eyes and his heart. Recreational sport may appeal most because they provide a good balance between mental and physical activities. They should eat plenty of fibre and other health giving foods so they quicken up their metabolism. Getting too stressed can make illnesses worse.

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