The Year of the Fire Rooster
The Year of the Fire Rooster began on January 28, 2017. The Rooster is a symbol of energy, as it wakes and rises before dawn. The Rooster teaches the lessons of thorough approach, order, planning, and attention to detail to get the job done. To ensure success, stick to practical and well-proven paths - now is not the time for risky ventures or nonsensical plans. Success will come as a result taking action, hard work, patience, and keeping life simple.
This a year when impressions really count and appearances matter. Invest in some really nice wardrobe items and be very well groomed in public.
Money matters generally do well in a Rooster year and the management of finances is a top priority this year. It’s a good year to create a budget and stick to it, and refrain from making speculative ventures.
Choose your battles wisely because there could be much crowing and pecking this year. Keep to the high ground and do not engage in petty arguments.
Those who follow the example of the Fire Rooster’s loyalty, commitment, hard work, and making a good impression will be rewarded this year!
"The early bird gets the worm" fits as a slogan for this new year, as did "Expect the unexpected" for the past Fire Monkey year (and didn’t that turn out to be true!)
In the Chinese zodiac, there are 12 animals, each having its own year. Each year is also associated with one of the 5 elements (Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, or Water). Combining the two creates a 60-year cycle, so the last time it was a Fire Rooster Year was in 1957.