All set to welcome the Lunar New Year? First, brace yourself for these changes that’ll be coming your way…

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Whether the Year of the Fire Rooster has been a year of personal highs, miserable lows or a ho-hum year for you and your family, it’ll all come to an end in a fortnight.

 

Come February 16, we’ll be welcoming the Lunar New Year of the Earth Dog. No better time to prepare yourselves for Chinese New Year than to get a sneak peek of what’s to come?

 

Scroll through our gallery to read your personalised forecast for 2018!

 

Zodiac forecasts provided by the Way Fengshui Group and Joey Yap.

Dog

BORN IN: 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018
OUTLOOK FOR 2018: With no lucky stars to guide you, only determination and hard work will produce results. You are liable to bad habits and laziness this year and it could affect long-term success. A strong fighting spirit and open communication will result in progress, especially at work or in school. Beware of injuries and accidents. Avoid high-risk physical activities and take safety precautions such as walking in well-lit areas.

Pig

BORN IN: 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007
OUTLOOK FOR 2018: A year of bliss lies ahead for the cheerful pig, indicating celebrations for yourself and those around you. If you are choosing between having a child or furthering your career, follow your heart and you’ll find happiness. You will also receive encouragement and support from male benefactors, so be bold in showcasing your professional abilities. As you celebrate, be mindful of overspending.

Rat

BORN IN: 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
OUTLOOK FOR 2018: Setbacks are predicted in your personal life, leading to emotional turmoil. To make matters worse, blood loss is likely this year. Lift your spirits during this troubling year by helping others or donating blood. The obstacles you face will be temporary and should be treated as life lessons. Expect a career or academic breakthrough, so don’t forgo any opportunities that come your way.

Ox

BORN IN: 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
OUTLOOK FOR 2018: You may have a dispute with your colleagues, so remember to remain composed around your peers and work diligently. Keep your ego in check, avoid overspending and practise self-restraint — you’ll eventually gain your colleagues’ respect and help. This is also a good year to improve your financial standing, so explore opportunities whenever possible. On the health front, consult a doctor if you contract a serious illness to avoid any adverse and long-term problems ― take up a sport to keep yourself in shape.

Tiger

BORN IN: 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
OUTLOOK FOR 2018: Challenges in handling relationships and legal matters will be a running theme for the year. Expect to meet conniving characters into your life, robbing you of wealth. Manage by doing relaxing exercises such as yoga to lower stress and keep fit. You can also take up courses to focus your energy on something positive while also gaining new skillsets that will aid your career.

Rabbit

BORN IN: 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
OUTLOOK FOR 2018: Excellent interpersonal relationships shall fill your life with bliss and celebrations. Take the opportunity to grow your network through active engagement and collaboration with others. Participate in volunteer work and support a cause to boost your overall luck. Even so, be wary of extravagant spending, especially where romance is concerned. Watch your bone and joint health. Consider taking more foods rich in calcium and vitamin D.

Dragon

BORN IN: 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
OUTLOOK FOR 2018: You may find it hard to cope with unexpected changes this year. But remember these changes also brings opportunities, so make the most out of them by changing your perspective instead of going against the tide. You may experience financial setbacks this year ― formulate a suitable financial plan to manage your money. Inadequate financial planning and lack of caution in monetary deals could lead to financial losses. Married couples should be more considerate in your interactions as the simplest misunderstanding could lead to a heated argument. Be careful when travelling on roads — even when walking on sidewalks — as you could incur minor to fatal injuries. Follow road safety regulations at all times.

Snake

BORN IN: 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
OUTLOOK FOR 2018: Your luck points towards a prosperous year, with better career prospects and even the appearance of benefactors. Your hard work will be recognised, putting you in line for a salary increment and promotion — do your best and you will be handsomely rewarded. Keep a clear and calm mind and be careful when you interact with people to prevent legal trouble if you offend someone accidentally. A change of career may be on the cards for you early on in the year. Married couples shouldn’t act on romantic feelings towards other people. This will help you avoid a potential marital breakdown caused by either you or your partner being in an extramarital affair. 2018 is a good year to start a family by the way.

Horse

BORN IN: 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
OUTLOOK FOR 2018: You’re surrounded by supportive people who will lend strength and assistance when you feel dragged down by rapid changes. You’ll have opportunities to accumulate wealth like earning a pay raise or getting a bonus. Also, look out for lucrative investments in property or shares and reliable tips from your social circle. However, think thoroughly and consider all consequences — avoid gambling ― you have a high risk of financial loss if you make impulsive decisions. Be cautious in your dealings with others as there’s the possibility of accidents and communication difficulties. Prepare adequately before you travel, be considerate when you speak. Be aware of family members’ health conditions, too.

Goat

BORN IN: 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015
OUTLOOK FOR 2018: This is a smooth-sailing year for the hardy Goat — one filled with fortune, health and smooth progress. Expect significant advancements in your career and steady financial growth if you maintain a harmonious work environment — this will also invite helpful peers into your life. Although conflict with your partner seems likely, you should be able to resolve them easily by taking a softer stance and giving in.

Monkey

BORN IN: 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016
OUTLOOK FOR 2018: A year of learning and discovery awaits. You will be presented with countless opportunities to travel overseas. Consider them seriously as these will offer you fresh perspectives and put you in the frame of mind to deal with future setbacks. However, this also means that you may have to make sacrifices on the romantic front. Strive hard for success as your academic and career pursuits will be rewarding.

Rooster

BORN IN: 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
OUTLOOK FOR 2018: Excellent interpersonal relationships shall fill your life with bliss and celebrations. Take the opportunity to grow your network through active engagement and collaboration with others. Participate in volunteer work and support a cause to boost your overall luck. Even so, be wary of extravagant spending, especially where romance is concerned. Watch your bone and joint health. Consider taking more foods rich in calcium and vitamin D.

Infographics: Rachel Lim

Main photo & illustrations: iStock

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