Note: when determining your Chinese Animal Sign from your year of birth, the year begins on 4 February according to the solar calendar which is used for astrology & feng shui purposes. The lunar calendar (which begins on 28 January 2017) is used mainly for annual celebrations and festivals linked to the cycles of the moon.
Rooster (You) 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005
During 2017 the Jia Chen/Wood Dragon solar month (ie 5 April until 5 May 2017) provides you with a fortunate 6 Harmony combination of energy, thus making this one of the luckiest months of the year for you if Metal element is favourable in your personal 4 Pillars astrology. In order to tap into this luck potential you need to focus your activities around what you wish to achieve and have specific goals and an action plan in place.
The influence of the annual 3 Lu Cun and Tai Sui energies in the Rooster zone (ie West sector) in 2017 indicates you will need to be mindful of getting involved in petty disputes and politicking.
Abundance opportunity in general is more likely to occur around February, June, October and November, however remember, in order to achieve positive results you need to actually do something constructive, plan, do your due diligence and take action in order to make good use of positive energy that attracts opportunity to you.
Health-wise, be extra cautious with the feet and lower limbs and wear sensible footwear. Rooster individuals may be more prone to developing issues connected with the feet and lower limbs this year.
People born in the year of the Dragon make good mentors/allies and this partnership can attract abundance luck to you. Your favourable hours in the day are: 1am-3am, 9am-11am & 5pm-7pm.
Dog (Xu) 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006
In 2017 you should adopt a generally cautious and conservative approach to spending and try to avoid problematic issues surfacing due to miscommunication – especially around July, September, October and November.
Take time to really listen to what friends and loved ones are trying to tell you – their message is important.
Your home and family environment is highlighted and likely to be tested during the Fire Rooster year. It’s important that you avoid impulsive words and actions and check your facts carefully before responding.
Abundance opportunities are more likely to occur around February, March, April, June, August, November and December.
The presence of the annual 2 Black qi in the Xu/Dog location indicates there may be some health issues to contend with in 2017. Keep a gourd or empty metallic gourd-shaped vase (with a big belly, narrow neck and an opening at the top) in the NW sector of your home and beside, under or behind your bed to help add a protective influence against the influence of the annual 2 Black Qi while sleeping.
Be especially cautious with your health in March, September and November.
People born in the year of the Rabbit make good mentors/allies and this partnership can attract abundance luck to you. Your favourable hours in the day are: 3am-5am, 11am-1pm & 7pm-9pm.
Boar (Hai) 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007
2017 year of the Fire Rooster will see the annual 2 Black qi residing in the Northwest sector which also governs your personal Hai/Boar energy. This indicates you will need to be diligent in looking after your physical, mental and emotional health this year.
Keep a gourd or empty metallic gourd-shaped vase (ie with a big belly, narrow neck and an opening at the top) in the NW sector of your home and beside, under or behind your bed to help reduce the effect of the annual 2 Black sickness qi.
It will also help to play beautiful sounding piano music in the Northwest sector of your home in 2017. The sound of metal (from harmonious piano music, a chiming pendulum clock or a singing bowl) will reduce the sickness qi of the annual 2 Black and help restore some beneficial character of the qi that supports spiritual development and learning how to save and budget properly.
Pay extra attention to any health ailments connected with the limbs or spine this year, especially around February, September and December.
You are more likely to connect with abundance opportunity around March, May, July, October and November.
People born in the year of the Tiger make good mentors/allies and this partnership can attract abundance luck to you. Your favourable hours of the day are 5am–7am, 1pm–3pm & 9pm–11pm.
Rat (Zi) 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
During 2017 the influence of the annual Fire Rooster energy can be used productively to fine tune your budget and get super organised with your financial planning and long term financial goals. This will be a year for conservative spending, with the main focus on fine tuning and building upon what you have already accumulated financially via assets and investments.
There is positive mentor/supporter energy available to Rat individuals in 2017 – most likely via a female individual. This could be in the form of friendly support from a maternal or sisterly figure, a female boss or female life coach for example.
Be wary of getting caught up in gossip and/or emotional wounds via betrayal of trust. Keep your cards close to your chest in 2017 and make sure you are contractually protected regarding any joint ventures or partnership agreements you may enter into.
Health-wise, you may be prone to bouts of potential depression this year, especially if you overindulge in alcohol. I’d advise placing some metal element colour or form (ie gold, silver, shiny grey, golden yellow colour and curved, round shapes) in the centre of your home and space clear your home at least once a month with the sound of metal via a singing bowl, metallic clearing bell or beautiful piano music.
People born in the year of the Ox make good mentors/allies and this partnership can attract abundance luck to you. Your favourable hours in the day are: 11pm-1am, 7am-9am & 3pm-5pm.
Ox (Chou) 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
The Ox energy combines favourably with the annual qi of the Rooster year in 2017 and this indicates a lot of energy occurring in your social/relationship zone. The hard work and determination you put into your career goals will be rewarded in 2017, especially if you adopt a ‘çan do’ approach and focus on developing your skills and take on more responsibility in order to gain valuable recognition from your superiors.
There may be some professional jealousy to contend with, so make sure you maintain a purely professional persona in the work place and stick to the facts without letting things become personal.
Support is available via 3 Harmony qi which connects with your professional reputation and promotion of your skills and talents. There is potential to rise in the ranks career-wise as well as support for running your own business – especially if your current 10 year luck pillar (via your 4 Pillars astrology) contains direct or indirect wealth qi. Of course in order to benefit from the career luck available to you in 2017 you have to know what you want and take action via due diligence, education and putting together a strategic plan of action for the steps you need to take to reach your professional goals.
The Rooster year is a positive time for making long term investments as long as you have properly researched the area you wish to invest in. Positive opportunity is more likely to occur around March, May, August, October and November.
People born in the year of the Rat make good mentors/allies and this partnership can attract abundance opportunity to you. Your favourable hours of the day are 1am-3am, 9am-11am & 5pm-7pm.
Tiger (Yin) 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
In 2017 the influence of the annual 4 Wen Qu qi in the Tiger zone highlights academia, enhanced creativity and supportive romance/social qi. This is a favourable year to tap into your creative side and take up a new hobby or develop a creative skill.
This will be a positive year to increase your learning and education while also working on your personal development in regard to your communication style and professional persona.
There is a higher probability of stress-related health issues to emerge this year, (most likely in connection with too much work and not enough play), so try to schedule in regular relaxation time into your busy lifestyle and establish healthy routines connected with exercise and diet.
The Yin/Tiger qi also falls within the Robbery Sha of the annual Sarm Sart so be extra cautious with financial investments, important belongs, your intellectual property (IP) and general security around your home and business. Only loan money that you can afford to lose and avoid gambling.
People born in the year of the Boar make good mentors/allies and this partnership can attract abundance luck to you. Your favourable times of the day are 3am-5am, 11am-1pm & 7pm-9pm.
Rabbit (Mao) 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
In 2017 the annual Rooster qi clashes with your Rabbit energy, indicating change is eminent. This clash of energy can trigger issues such as moving home, change in your work environment (and potential clashes with your peers) and/or change affecting your closest relationships. The best thing to do during a clash year like this is to embrace the change and be prepared for the change to occur or be triggered by the eclipses occurring in February and August.
This will be a year to set realistic goals and maintain a pragmatic and cautious approach in regard to your finances and investments.
During the Fire Rooster year, the Tai Sui energy affects the centre of West and if you sit facing towards 262.5 – 277.5 degrees West while working, studying or when attending important meetings, you will be metaphorically hitting your head against a very unproductive brick wall. The Tai Sui energy will block progress, productivity and creativity if you confront it in the work place during the Rooster year.
You should be very careful to avoid renovating or excavating in the East, South or centre of the West sector of your home and property this year and wear a Dragon pendant or key ring to symbolically appease the clash of energy with the Rooster qi.
The presence of the annual 8 White qi in the Mao/Rabbit zone in 2017 indicates the key to successfully navigating the clashing qi of the Rooster year is via careful and pragmatic goal planning, being conservative and organised with your finances and maintaining clear focus via the regular practice of mindfulness and gratitude.
People born in the year of the Dog make good mentors/allies and this partnership can attract abundance luck to you. Your favourable hours of the day are 5am-7am, 1pm-3pm & 9pm-11pm.
Dragon (Chen) 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000
In 2017 the Dragon (Chen) qi combines favourably with the annual Rooster (You) qi, thus attracting positive opportunity to you.
If single, the presence of the annual 9 Purple qi in the Southeast sector plus the Dragon Virtue and Peach blossom qi generated in the Fire Rooster year indicates increased social and networking energy. For married Dragons, this also indicates you have the opportunity to deepen your commitment to your partner this year via quality time spent together.
You will enjoy supportive career and finance energy in 2017, esp in relation to launching new products or services, joining forces with people or resources around February and mid year.
Travel connected with work is supported by favourable energy around July.
Be wary of deception and miscommunication in June and October – check contracts carefully before signing.
The Dragon energy is positioned within the Year Sha qi of the annual Sarm Sart energy influence, which means any excavation or disruptive renovation occurring near where the SE and East sectors of your property meet may stimulate negative energy that can block and hinder your progress this year.
People born in the year of the Rooster make good mentors/allies and this partnership can attract abundance luck to you. Your favourable hours of the day are 7am-9am, 11pm-1am & 3pm-5pm.
Snake (Si) 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
During the Fire Rooster year, the annual 9 Purple qi will reside in the Si/Snake zone and connect you with added creativity, social and networking energy. You should actively use this energy in 2017 because your luck potential will resonate strongly with networking, joint ventures, teamwork, collaboration with others and social interaction.
July is a favourable month for long distance travel.
Career-wise, opportunity is more likely to occur around March, August, September and October.
The influence of the annual Bai Hu/White Tiger qi indicates you should be conservative and cautious with your finances, adhere to the correct laws and regulations and focus on maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle.
People born in the year of the Monkey make good mentors/allies and this partnership can attract abundance luck to you. Your favourable hours of the day are 1am-3am, 9am-11am & 5pm-7pm.
Horse (Wu) 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
There is a lot of career opportunity brewing for Horse individuals in 2017, especially if you are prepared to upgrade your skills and education and take on more responsibility on the work front. There is likely to be some professional competition to contend with, so strive to always maintain a professional persona, stick to facts and don’t let petty minded individuals upset your equilibrium.
There will be some unexpected expenses cropping up – most likely around May, August and September, so make sure you work in a good safety net of savings early in the year to tide you over when these expenses arise.
Abundance opportunity is most likely to present itself during February, March, April, November and December.
People born in the year of the Goat make good mentors/allies and this partnership can attract abundance luck to you. Your favourable hours of the day are 3am-5am, 11am-1pm & 7pm-9pm.
Goat or Sheep (Wei) 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015
The Rooster year of 2017 can be a bit unsettling for the Goat individual, so careful planning and being organised while also adhering to a regular healthy eating and fitness program is recommended.
The influence of the annual 7 qi in the Southwest sector connects with Goat individuals and indicates a higher potential to come across competition in your workplace or place of study. Try to avoid getting into the habit of seeing professional competition as somehow threatening.
Abundance opportunity is more likely to occur during April, August and October.
The overall energy affecting you this year indicates there is luck potential connected with collaborations, networking, mentoring and joint venture partnerships. Get to know your competitors in a friendly social context and strive to find common ground that enables you to work with them rather than fearing or working against them.
Be extra cautious with your communications this year – especially during the Mercury retrograde periods (ie from mid Dec 2016 until 8 Jan 2017, April 9 until May 3, August 12 until Sept 5 and Dec 3 – 22).
The annual 7 energy can be used productively by working on your communications style and developing Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) techniques.
People born in the year of the Horse make good mentors/allies and this partnership can attract abundance luck to you. Your favourable hours of the day are: 5am-7am, 1pm-3pm & 9pm-11pm.
Monkey (Shen) 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016
In 2017 the energy improves for you compared to 2016 when your Monkey qi was affected by the annual Tai Sui, which stimulated significant change in your life.
The annual 7 Po Jun qi in the Monkey zone adds some competition and the potential to speak or act first and think later. Be careful with your communications in 2017 and also be extra cautious when drinking and driving because this influence could encourage impulsive decisions that could cause miscommunication and/or injury.
Be diligent with security in 2017 – esp in the Southwest sector of your home and property.
Make sure the impulsive influence of the annual 7 qi does not affect your financial decisions. It’s important to use the mainly beneficial energy of the year to connect with supportive and wise family, mentors and professional advisors who can help you make the right choices in life.
There’s increased opportunity for fun social and networking interaction this year, especially in March and October. Plan some quality time to spend with your partner during these months.
Abundance opportunity is more likely to occur around May, July and August.
Be extra careful with your health and OH&S issues in general during September.
People born in the year of the Snake make good mentors/allies and this partnership can attract abundance opportunity to you.
Your favourable hours in the day are: 11pm-1am, 7am-9am & 3pm-5pm.