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2018: Year of the Dog

THE ASIAN AGE. | PAMPAA GHOSH
Published : Mar 8, 2018, 7:11 am IST
Updated : Mar 8, 2018, 7:22 am IST

So, every year type comes once in sixty years. 2018 is an earth dog year.

In hindsight, your personal life will be mundane, full of everyday routine chores and responsibilities, there will be no time for fun or  to socialise.
 In hindsight, your personal life will be mundane, full of everyday routine chores and responsibilities, there will be no time for fun or to socialise.

Chinese New Year 2018 spans from 16th February 2018 to 4th February 2019. In Chinese astrology, each year is related to a Chinese zodiac animal according to the 12 year cycle, and it also relates to the five elements: earth, fire, metal, water, and wood. So, every year type comes once in sixty years. 2018 is an earth dog year.

Dog (2030, 2018, 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970)
Personal Life — You will be the master of your own destiny and personal life this year. You will share a strong bond with your well wishers and the ones who care for you. You will cut off the people who are toxic. In hindsight, your personal life will be mundane, full of everyday routine chores and responsibilities, there will be no time for fun or  to socialise.
Professional Life — It will be extremely hectic and totally chock-a-blocked.
Luck in Finance — You will not have time for financial planning. There is a very high chance of getting into debt.
Health — Your health will be fine, except issues related to anxiety and stress.
Karma — Your karma is positive as you are going to act wisely while dealing with life. Irrespective of the challenges, the universe will reward you with all kind of support you need to deal with difficult situations.
Soul path in 2018 — Life’s experiences are to be taken as experiences only, as tools to learn the lessons, and also to fulfill your dreams.
Lucky Colour – All colours are lucky, except two.
Unlucky colour – Red, Pink
Lucky number – 3
Unlucky number – 4

 

Pig (2031, 2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971)
Personal Life — This year there are lot of opportunities to bond with family, friends, and loved ones, but you will also feel stuck up in your love life. You won’t be able to break up with the one you want to stay away from, and won’t be able to get into a new relationship with whom you want to get involved with.
Professional life — Very good. All your aspirations will manifest in terms of money, promotion, and increments. Businessmen and professionals will make good profit.
Luck in Finance — Very good. You will have more than enough for donations and will be generous to others.
Health — Bad. Health issues related to blood pressure and blood components may occur. Take food supplements for removing toxins from blood. Have food with low cholesterol and food that is rich in iron.
Karma — Positive. Your karma is related to your patience and tolerance for others. You will take the onus of dealing with your problems, without passing it on to others. You will be rewarded with people who genuinely trust you.
Soul path in 2018 — Focus on your own self, more so as a critic, to make the necessary changes. Take the decisions and make a clear choice, such as a ‘yes’ or a ‘no’, avoid taking any middle path.
Lucky colour — Mustard Yellow.
Unlucky colour — Electric Blue.
Lucky number — 9
Unlucky number— 4

 

Rat (2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960)
Personal Life — Excellent. Your bonding will be stronger with family, friends, and loved ones.
Professional Life — Excellent. You will be given additional responsibilities for progressing in your career path.
Luck in finance — Excellent .The universe will shower
you with abundance of wealth and materialistic gain.
Health — Excellent.
Karma — Bad.
You will have a wrong karmic cycle due to judging others all the time.
Soul path in 2018 — You will choose a wrong path by going against your conscience, and going against the laws of the universe.
Lucky colour – Bottle Green
Unlucky colour – Apple Green
Lucky number – 1
Unlucky number – No number is unlucky for you.

 

Oxen (2021, 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961)
Personal Life – The universe will shower you with a lot of love, and you will have enough time to spend with your family, friends, and loved ones. In hindsight, your innocence and transparency will work against you as your loved ones will try to breech your personal space.
Professional Life — You will raise your voice and be expressive when required, and discuss necessary issues openly. You will deal with the challenges in the right manner. You will be focused. But in the process, you will loose team support, which will have a negative impact on your professional life, because you will make a task-oriented choices, and not people-oriented choices.
Luck in Finance – Good. You will have positive changes in your finances. There will be extensive travelling because of this. Too much of holidaying will make you overspend from your savings.
Health – Good, except you can have skin related problems.
Karma – You have a baggage of bad karmas from last year. The guilty feeling and the way you will react to situations and circumstances by being defensive, will make people tag you as immature and short-sighted.
Soul path in 2018 – You will take a wrong path and make wrong choices, by prioritising other people’s expectations, and not listening to your inner guidance and gut feeling.
Lucky Colour – All colours are lucky for you, except one.
Unlucky Colour – Cinnabar Red.
Lucky number – 8
Unlucky number – 9

 

Tiger (2022, 2010, 1998, 1986, 1973, 1962)
Personal Life — You will share strong bonds with family, friends, and loved ones. In hindsight, you will feel insecure due to lack of confidence or anyone who will stand besides you all your life through thick and thin.
Professional Life — Bad. Deals will not get finalised.
Luck in finance — Bad. This will make you loose self confidence and self esteem.
Health — Everything will be fine except issues related to anxiety and stress.
Karma — Even if professional deals do not get closed this year, you will still have a comfortable lifestyle, without any financial crisis, because of past savings and good financial planning. You have karmic debt from last year, as you refused to learn your lessons due to your stubbornness and inflexibility, specially about settling the financial deals with clients. Though the partnerships will not be broken, you will get into frequent arguments and disagreements with each other.
Soul path in 2018 — People around you will try their best to get you off track through temptations. It’s your testing time and you have to resist those temptations.
Lucky colour — Light Yellow
Unlucky Colour — No colour is unlucky for you Lucky number — 3           Unlucky number — 4

 

Rabbit (2023, 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963)
Personal Life — You will have an amazing power to deal with the issues related to your family, friends, and loved ones. You will have an upper hand in all personal relationships, without controlling others and without getting into any power struggles.
Professional life — Good. You are focused and sorted about your professional goals. The few people you are close to, will be jealous of your success and you might loose them.
Luck in finance — Okay. Topline will be positive, bottomline will have issues because of your ego/false pride related to your professional life.
Health — Fine, except you will have eye/vision related problems.
Karma — You have positive karma because of sticking to morals and ethics. But you also have negative karma, because of your dependency on many people, and unrealistic expectations from others. You will be rewarded with strong intuition and gut feeling, which will guide you in the right path. To balance the negative karma, the universe will be non-supportive when you need help so that you learn to become independent, and take 100 per cent onus of your own life.
Soul path in 2018 — You will live a balanced life, by balancing work and fun.
Lucky Colour — Sea Green
Unlucky Colour — No colour is unlucky for you
Lucky number — 6

 

Dragon (2024, 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964)
Personal life —Okay. You will be blessed and have a relaxed and slow lifestyle. You can afford to take others for granted. In hindsight, life can be boring.
Professional life – Excellent. Your last year’s struggle and efforts have made you an excellent team player, which will help you a lot this year.
Luck in finance — Bad. Your stress level while dealing with anything in life is high, be it something small or big.
Health — Everything will be fine except skin related problems.
Karma — Positive. Your karma is related to being creative and growth-oriented. You are a constant learner. But stress will have a negative, impact on your love and married life.
Soul path in 2018 — Teamwork is your soul path. You need to choose the right people to be a part of your team, which you are not good at. You need to take help from the management regarding this, or take help from an outsourcing agency.
Lucky Colour — Red
Unlucky Colour — Yellow
Lucky number — 1
Unlucky number — 9

 

Monkey (2028, 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968)
Personal life — Bad. You will be a loner. You have to walk on the path of your life all by yourself without anybody’s support.
Professional life — Okay. There will be many positive changes that will help with growth and learning. There will be no time for fun, and no time to play.
Luck in finance — Okay. Going with the flow is positive. Being confused is negative.
Health — Excellent. You will be mentally and emotionally balanced, and at peace with yourself.
Karma — Your karma is positive because of your patience. The universe will reward you with support and help you be strong. But due to your hypocrisy, your family, friends, and loves ones will stay away from you.
Soul path in 2018 — This year you will be off track due to experimenting with life, taking chances, and changing things superficially just for the heck of it. This is meant for understanding life at a deeper level next year.
Lucky colour — Dark Peach
Unlucky colour — No colour is unlucky for you. Avoid block print clothes or block print upholstery at home.
Lucky number — 7, Unlucky number — No number is unlucky for you.

 

Rooster (2029, 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969)
Personal life — Okay. You will be non-judgemental, and accept your family, friends, and loved ones the way they are. In hindsight, you will be detached at times.
Professional life — Bad. You will mix your professional life with your personal life, and make a mess of it.
Luck in finance — Okay. You will maintain the same lifestyle as it was last year. You will aspire to improve your lifestyle, which will not happen this year.
Health — Everything will be fine, except problems related to eyes/vision.
Karma — Negative. Gossiping, judging and criticising others will get you negative karma. In hindsight, this will make you understand your own flaws and improve your ways.
Soul path — Be stable, and remain focused in every aspect of your life.
Lucky colour — Apple green
Unlucky colour — No colour is unlucky for you.
Lucky number — 6
Unlucky number — No number is unlucky for you.

 

Snake (2025, 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965)
Personal life — You will have good family life, love life and married life.
You will have issues because of being secretiveand hypocritical, sometimes.
Professional life — You will be focused and sorted. But, in certain situations you will keep repeating the same mistakes that you have been  making last year.
Luck in finance — Positive. You are open-minded and have the capability to earn more than enough but you are not good at financial planning.
Health — Everything will be fine, except ENT related issues.
Karma — Positive. You are focused and sorted. You will be blessed by the universe to take things easy, and will get a lot of things effortlessly.
Soul path in 2018 — You have a difficult path related to certain learnings. You will be off track and will want to be in your comfort zone.
Lucky colour — Chartreuse Green
Unlucky colour — Light pink
Lucky number — 6
Unlucky number — 4

 

Horse (2026, 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966)
Personal life – Excellent. You will be the role model  for some people among  your family, friends, and loved ones.
Professional life – Okay. You will follow your dreams. You will also get into trouble by being blunt.
Luck in finance – Okay. You need to improve the pace of your professional life for meeting deadlines, achieving the milestones and to make your finances better.
Health — Excellent.
Karma — You Karma is negative because of self obsession, and overlooking and ignoring others. This will lead to frequent controversy and conflict with others.
Soul path in 2018 — Your soul path is to be out of your comfort zone for new lessons and growth.
Lucky colour — Orange
Unlucky colour — Moss Green
Lucky number — 3
Unlucky number — 7

 

Sheep (2027, 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967)
Personal life — Okay. You will be caring towards your family, friends, and your loved ones. Sometimes you will be over-protective about them, resulting in trespassing their privacy, and interfering in their personal life.
Professional life — Okay. Most of the time, you will balance between being task-oriented and people-oriented. But sometimes, you will find it impossible to balance between both these things.
Luck in finance — Excellent. Because of your high level of patience and tolerance, you will always participate in a project/process from beginning till it is complete.
Health — All will be fine, except bone related problems.
Karma — Positive, because you have the capability to make things work. Negative, because of lack of hard work, which will create a blockage in the path of going up the ladder.
Soul path in 2018 — Keep following your dreams till they are manifested.
Lucky Colour — There is no specific lucky colour for you
Unlucky Colour — Light pink
Lucky number — 9 (for long term goals, things that you want to be manifested in 2020 or after that)
Unlucky number — 9 (for long term goals, things that you want to be manifested in 2020)

 

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