What Does This Lunar New Year Mean For You?
Learn what the Year of the Rat has in store for 2020.
In case your 2020 resolutions didn't go quite the way you had hoped, Lunar New Year presents another opportunity for a fresh start. Most of us are accustomed to sightings of dragons and red paper lanterns come January/February of each year, and we know it as one of Asia's most important holidays, but it actually marks the start of a new lunar cycle, which can signify new beginnings, no matter what your cultural background.Travel and mobility are in the stars for the Tiger this year, but be sure to stay mindful of your mental health, as Gu Chen, a star representing bad moods is present in your 2020 constellation.
To establish what this new lunar year means for you, you first need to figure out your animal sign.
Here's a quick guide:
Rat: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020
Ox: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
Tiger: 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
Rabbit: 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
Dragon: 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
Snake: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
Horse: 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
Sheep: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015
Monkey: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016
Rooster: 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017
Dog: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018
Pig: 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019
While there's no perfect science behind Lunar New Year predictions, they are informed by ancient learnings and based on the constellations for your particular animal sign.
Scroll to your animal to see what's in the stars (literally) for you in 2020.
It's a great year for romance and wealth building, especially for entrepreneurial types. However, you may be prone to some negative thoughts and disruptions - experts suggest traveling more to alleviate the impact.
A few lucky stars will bless the Ox this year and you can expect comfort and stability. Be sure to heed the advice of elders and powerful male figures in your life.
Love and interpersonal relationships are looking good for the Rabbit in 2020. Look out for advice from powerful female figures and take the opportunity to develop your education and/or skills for work.
Though the Dragon should be weary of arguments and gossip this year, there is some great news to balance that: you can expect a possible promotion and/or elevated social status.
The Snake can expect some instability this year, but any mishaps are likely to turn into good fortune if you put your goodwill behind them. Additionally, hard work is bound to pay off financially in 2020.
The Horse can expect changes in relationships (both positive and negative), and should be extra careful with finances this year.
This year is a good time for the Sheep (especially females) to have a medical checkup. Two lucky stars in your constellation signify that you'll be receiving great advice and help in 2020.
The Monkey can expect stability and a good year for relationships as well as gaining power and social climbing, but should be careful with financial risk, focusing on tangible investments instead.
2020 is a great year for the Rooster to be ambitious at work and/or take a romantic relationship to the next level, but be extra careful physically, as you may be more prone to injury than usual.
A stable year is expected for the Dog in 2020 - you can relax and recharge. Furthermore, you might meet someone special, and there's a chance for a promotion or business growth.
Things are looking up for the Pig after a rough 2019. Personal relationships and wealth will benefit, and you may find it easier to get along with others. Be careful with your personal belongings, though.
No matter what your animal sign or what the constellations show, we can safely predict a year of healthy, happy hair if you continue to rely on your EVOLVh staples. Plus, with a few new launches slated for 2020, you can expect EVEN better results oh-so-soon!