Friday, February 16th, China will celebrate the beginning of its New Year. Each Chinese year is given its name from the Chinese zodiac and each year is characterized by an animal as well as an element, and this year is the year of the earth dog!
Start the New Year out by thoroughly cleaning your house. This process is called, “sweeping the dust, and is symbolic in that it represents putting away old things and leaving the past behind.
This is a lucky year full of harmonious relationships. Success will be achieved through the quality of communication between people and learning that being selfless and generous can bring the promise of a more generous harvest in return.
The year of the earth dog is a good time to make lifestyle changes. If you smoke – quit even though you have tried before in the year of the earth dog you will succeed. It’s a wonderful year to start something new like a business or buy a new home.
The dog is the symbol of intelligence and protection, and this is a year to demand radical changes to our life conditions and to preserve the future of our children.
Famous people born as an earth dog are Michael Jackson and Madonna both who represent the characteristics of being serious and deliberate in their work and in their successes. And always masters at being able to communicate their talent to all of us.
Chinese New Year is an opportunity to celebrate a new start! Happy New Year!