THE Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival will be celebrated on February 12, 2021.
Chinese New Year calendars are based on the lunar new year, which marks the start of a new moon.
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The Rat is the first animal of the Chinese zodiac
The Rat in the Chinese zodiac represents wealth and surplus and due to their fast reproduction, married couples prayed to them in hopes of having children.
Years of the Rat include: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020.
The 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac
It is the first sign of the Chinese zodiac, which also features the Ox, the Tiger, the Rabbit, the Dragon, the Snake, the Horse, the Goat, the Monkey, the Rooster, the Dog and the Pig.
2021 marks the start of the Year of the Ox in the Chinese zodiac, arriving once every 12 years.
Rat’s career in the Year of the Ox
The Rat’s career during the Year of the Ox will bring prosperity and good fortune.
This sign will have a surplus of money due to new opportunities and financial savings.
Additionally, they should be mindful of how they invest their money as they may be presented with sketchy business deals that could leave them in ruin.
If they are not satisfied in their career this year, Rats should seek new ventures and take a plunge into an unconventional path.
Love for the Rats this year will appear rather favorable for them during the first half of 2021.
Married Rats should expect a surplus of affection and attention from their partners.
They should also schedule in time to have a romantic getaway and enjoy each other’s company completely undisturbed by outside forces.
Rats and Horses are not a compatible match
There may be some arguing towards the end of the year but married Rats will be able to sort through their differences and learn to accept each other.
Single Rats will need to be patient in terms of finding love as this year may not be promising for them.
They are urged to work on themselves and do things they enjoy to cultivate self-love practices.
Maybe towards the end of the year they may meet someone who will spark their interest but it is not guaranteed that it will be an instant match.
The Rat’s health during the Year of the Ox will remain intact.
They are advised to seek outdoor activities as much as possible and to adapt to eating healthier meals to minimize stomach problems or digestive issues.
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Rats should avoid stressful situations as they can develop ulcers and painful migraines that could prevent them from completing daily tasks.
Overall, they should avoid tense relationships and getting easily agitated over things that are trivial.
It is also crucial to get those yearly doctor’s appointments in and to work on a better sleep pattern to achieve optimal performance.