Chinese New Year 2012

The Chinese New Year was on Jan 23, 2012. We are currently in the magnificent year of the dragon, specifically the water dragon. The dragon is the mightiest creature of all the zodiac animals and places 5th in the cycle.

Here is some helpful information from the web site

 Dragons have character traits like dominance and ambition. Dragons prefer to live by their own rules and are usually successful by themselves. They’re driven, fearless when challenges come up, and willing to take risks. They’re passionate in all they do and they make things larger than life. Unfortunately, this passion and enthusiasm can leave Dragons feeling fatigued and oddly, longing for more.While Dragons frequently help others, they like to thing on their own and try not to ask for help. Others are attracted to Dragons, especially their colorful personalities, but truly, Dragons prefer to be alone. Perhaps that is because they’re most successful when working alone. Their need to be alone can come across as arrogance or conceitedness, but that is rarely the case. Dragons have very short tempers.Health

Considering their hard-working nature, Dragons are usually healthy overall. They do get stressed and suffer from time to time tension/headaches, likely because they risk so much . Dragons could gain from adding mild activity into their lives. Things like yoga or walking can help both their minds and their bodies.


Dragons would rather lead than be a follower. Jobs that allow them to work freely are good choices. Some good careers include: inventor, manager, computer analyst, lawyer, engineer, architect, broker, and sales person.


Dragons are easily intoxicated;, but won’t give up their independence. Because they have quick, sometimes vengeful tempers, their partners need to be tough-skinned. Dragons enjoy others who are intriguing, and when they find the right partners, they’ll usually commit to that person for life.

Dragons and the 5 elements

Metal Dragons – Years 1940 and 2000

Metal strengthens this already strong sign. Metal Dragons are more determined and they’ll fight for what they believe in. They enjoy the company of those who are competitors and are at the same league. They’re true leaders and usually find plenty of others willing to follow.

Water Dragons – Years 1952 and 2012

Water calms the Dragon’s fiery nature. Water Dragons are empathic. They don’t have the need to always be right. Their decisions, if well-researched, are usually better since they are willing to take help and use other ideas.

Wood Dragons – 1904 and 1964

Wood Dragons also are willing to entertain the opinions of others. They can be artistic, and Wood Dragons enjoy being creative and innovative. They get along with others, but will always be the dominating force.

Fire Dragons – 1916 and 1976

A Fire Dragon’s emotions can flare instantly. Fire Dragons put themselves on pedestals, and because they react quickly and recklessly, they sometimes make wrong decisions. Fire Dragons need to slow down and keep their tempers in check as that’s when they’re best.

Earth Dragons – Years 1928 and 1988

More rooted in the ground, Earth Dragons make better decisions because they act more rationally. Earth Dragons are level-headed and able to control their behaviors. They’re more supportive of others, but they prefer being admired by others.


Dragons are compatible with the Monkey or Rat and incompatible with the Ox and Goat.


Rohan Singh

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