The Lunar New Year begins on January 25, 2020, and this day marks the beginning of the Year of the Metal Rat. Is your Chinese zodiac sign going to be lucky in the coming year? And what should you do to attract good luck according to the Feng Shui 2020 predictions?
Read on to learn your fate in the Year of the Metal Rat.
The Rat is the first of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. This means the Year of the Metal Rat is considered a year of new beginnings.
The great news is, this year will be a lucky year for almost all the Chinese zodiac signs. This is because the Rat is known as the protector and bringer of prosperity in ancient times.
The year will especially be lucky for Chinese animal signs compatible with the Rat, such as:
On the other hand, incompatible Chinese animals in 2020 are:
Conflicting influences of the year may affect those under the Horse and Rooster. This is especially true for the Horse, which is the conflict animal of the Rat year.
People born in the year of the Horse should take extra care in whatever they do. They should also be aware of the potential difficulties that they may encounter in 2020.
Is your animal sign unlucky in the Year of the Rat? Don’t worry. If you are compatible with the 2020 Chinese zodiac element, you will still enjoy a good fortune this year.
The lucky elements for 2020 are:
If your birth element is Water, the Rat of 2020 will bring good fortune this year. The same holds true for those born under the Metal element, as the Metal of 2020 is also considered lucky.
However, you may struggle if you were born under the following elements:
Earth and Fire are considered unlucky elements in 2020. Don’t worry. If you are compatible with the 2020 Chinese zodiac element, there are still things you can do to enjoy a good fortune this year.
If your animal sign and element fall on the unlucky side of the year, don’t panic. You can still attract good luck when you follow our Feng Shui 2020 advice below.
Green– This is a lucky color for almost all the animal signs in 2020. Green is an auspicious color that symbolizes the wind horse of the year. The wind horse is one of the four animals in Tibetan Buddhism and is the symbol of good fortune. Wearing this color will attract success luck this year. Click on the images to see the products.
Blue/Black – Both these colors represent Water, which is auspicious this year. Wearing these colors enhances the Water element. This boosts your promotion and recognition luck. (Click on the images to see the products)
White/Grey/Gold – White is associated with the element Metal. If you want to attract financial luck, this is the color you should be wearing. Aside from white, the colors grey and gold are also lucky for attracting wealth.
According to Chinese astrology and Feng Shui, you can attract luck by wearing and a avoiding certain colors depending on your Chinese zodiac sign. Lucky colors can be combined and mixed for even more luck.
|CHINESE ANIMAL SIGN||BORN IN||LUCKY COLORS||COLORS TO AVOID|
|Rat||1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008||Pink, yellow||Black|
|Ox||1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009||Fuchsia pink. The natives can include cream tones in their outfit||Green|
|Tiger||1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010||Gray, purple. Wearing purple on Saturdays can be beneficial for these natives||Cyan|
|Rabbit||1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012||Pink, yellow. To attract money and health, they can wear yellow every Thursday||Red|
|Dragon||1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012||Ruby red, gray||Orange|
|Snake||1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013||Bright yellow, sky blue, peach||Black|
|Horse||1942, 1954,1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014||White, silver, vanilla||Green|
|Goat||1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015||Gray, blue, and black. They can attract luck by wearing black on Saturdays||Pink|
|Monkey||1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016||Yellow, bright pink. Wearing pale yellow every Thursday will attract luck||Red|
|Rooster||1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017||Pink, blue, White, silver||Purple|
|Dog||1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018||Indian red, yellow, white||Green|
|Pig (Boar)||1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019||Bright red, yellow||Red|
Now that you learned what’s in store for you in 2020, it’s time to take action. Protect yourself from the negativities that you may encounter with the charms above.
We hope our Feng Shui 2020 advice guides you to a more abundant and prosperous year ahead. We wish you good luck in the Year of the Metal Rat!
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