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Home >> Life style >> Chinese Year of the Sheep

Chinese Year of the Sheep

The Year of the Sheep/ Goat/ Ram for 2015.

There is confusion as to whether it is the year of the Sheep, the Goat or the Ram. The confusion centres on the interpretation of the Chinese character 'yang', which can be translated to mean goat, sheep or ram in English. Here are some photos so you can take your pick.




I am going to pick the Sheep.

Previous sheep years.

1907, 1919, 1931, 1943,1955,1967,1979,1991,2003,2015.

The Sheep’s Personality: Calm, Gentle...

People born in a year of the Sheep are generally believed to be gentle mild-mannered, shy, stable, sympathetic, amicable, and brimming with a strong sense of kind-heartedness and justice.

They have very delicate thoughts, strong creativity, and perseverance and acquire professional skills well. Although they look gentle on the surface, they are tough on the inside, always insisting on their own opinions in their minds. They have strong inner resilience and excellent defensive instincts.

Though they prefer to be in groups, they do not want to be the centre of attention. They are reserved and quiet, most likely because they like spending much time in their thoughts. Sheep like to spend money on fashionable things that give them a first-class appearance. Although Sheep enjoy spending money on the finer things in life, they are not snobbish.

Good Health for "Sheep".

People born in a year of the Sheep are very serene and calm. Therefore, they tend to have fewer health problems.

If Sheep people are in mental and emotional good spirits, this should have a positive effect on their physical health. Eating fresh and organic produce, and eliminating red meat from their diet when possible, is an effective way to keep healthy. They should get out amongst nature and commune with the great outdoors. Fresh air, trees, and sunshine will all do wonders for their health. Sheep people should have a regular schedule for meals and keep their sleep and waking times consistent.

The Best Jobs or Career for Sheep

People born in the year of the Sheep prefer to work in a team. Their best work partners are Horses. They are not crazy about status and power. Unless asked, they won't ever volunteer for anything and act as leaders. Good career choices for Sheep are paediatrician, actor, day-care teacher, interior designer, florist, hair stylist, musician, editor, illustrator, and art history teacher.

The Luckiest Things for "Sheep".

According to Chinese astrology, each animal zodiac has its own lucky numbers, lucky days, lucky colours, lucky flowers, and a best direction. Here are the Sheep’s:

Lucky numbers: 2, 7, or numbers containing 2 and 7 (like 27 and 72)

Lucky days: the 7th and 30th of any month according to the Chinese lunar calendar

Lucky colours: brown, red, and purple

Lucky flowers: carnations and primroses

Lucky direction: north

Celebrities Born in the Year of the Sheep / Goat / Ram

Michelangelo, Mark Twain, Thomas Alva Edison, Rudolph Valentino, Rachel Carson, Pierre Trudeau, Barbara Walters, Orville Wright, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Amy Lee, Bruce Willis, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Danes, Jamie Lynn Spears, Matt LeBlanc, Chow Yun-Fat, Zhang Ziyi, Li Shimin (Emperor Taizong of the Tang Dynasty 618 – 907), Cao Cao (King of Wei in China’s Three Kingdoms Period 220 - 280), Yue Fei (a patriotic general in China’s South Song Dynasty 1127 - 1279), Empress Dowager Cixi

I hope you have a very good year. Kung Hei Fat Choi