2022 Chinese horoscope: 12 animals forecast for the year of the Water Tiger by Joey Yap

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2022 is the year of the Water Tiger. (PHOTO: Getty Images)
2022 is the year of the Water Tiger. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

By: Dato’ Joey Yap

Every year, about a quarter of the planet celebrates a special day called the Spring Festival. You might know this day better as the Chinese New Year. However, the significance of this celebration goes beyond the arrival of a new year.

Instead, it is also believed that each year has its own form of vibrational energy that can affect one's luck for better or worse. In 2022, we will be entering the Water Tiger year, which affects you more than you may realise.

But not to worry, here are some valuable insights that’ll help you anticipate the challenges and opportunities coming your way this year and how you can use them to your advantage!

12 animals forecast:

Rat

Rat Chinese horoscope. (PHOTO: Getty Images)
Rat Chinese horoscope. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

They say tough times build character; 2022 will be the year to be put to the test. For those born under this animal sign, it is your year to prove your worth in terms of independence, self-assurance and self-reliance. So rise up to the occasion and take what’s given to you with stride.

While awareness of what’s coming is one factor to take note of, another key to turning this year around for the better would be to seek internal strength. Get in touch with your spiritual side so you’ll have the peace of mind and clarity to overcome the challenges ahead. Learn to see things as they are.

Health-wise, it goes without saying that the stress and fatigue would accumulate over a year. Therefore, the spiritual aspect can also help abate this issue. Make a conscious effort to give yourself a break from time to time. Always remember to be kind to yourself.

Ox

Ox zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)
Ox zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)

If your animal sign is the Ox, you should be focusing on relationships this year. As they say, no man is an island. As human beings, we rely on one another for our various needs and wants. So 2022 is a great year for you to make new connections and strengthen pre-existing ones.

Where your career is concerned, wealth opportunities await you, and it is reachable through networking. Remember, people like happy people. So rather than waiting for external circumstances to come and make you happy, find reasons to be happy internally, and everything will fall into place.

However, one thing to note is the quality of people you meet. Being a networking year for you, it’s inevitable that you might meet one or two bad apples. But don’t let their negativity get to you or affect your mental health when that happens. There are plenty of other people deserving of your time and attention.

Tiger

Tiger zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)
Tiger zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)

As the Grand Duke of the year, all eyes will be on you. You’ll want to be prepared for your moment in the spotlight to ensure you’ll be the breakout star of the year. That means steering clear of distractions and focusing on improving your knowledge and skills. Your efforts will be noticed, especially at work.

It’ll take a while for the growth in your career to show itself as returns in your personal wealth. So don’t count your chickens before they hatch and spend money that hasn’t made its way to your wallet. Instead, create a sustainable budget for the year and set aside some cash savings for a rainy day.

You’ll want to do some planning when it comes to your relationships as well. With all these new demands on your time and attention, your relationships may inadvertently end up suffering as they’re pushed to the back seat. To ensure a balanced life, schedule time in your day to spend time with your loved ones. After all, your star will shine brighter with a good supporting cast.

Rabbit

Rabbit zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)
Rabbit zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)

Rabbits can rejoice after a challenging 2021 as 2022 is the year you’ll receive plenty of support for every move you make. Help will flow in from every corner as long as you’re clear about your goals and are spotted actively working towards them.

This makes it the perfect year to start a business, as the partnerships you form and the people you hire are likely to be particularly capable and helpful this year. It’s your opportunity to build a strong foundation that will carry your business through both easy and tough years.

If you’re an employee, things are looking up as well. Put in a good performance, and you’ll be rewarded with a promotion - especially if your boss is male. Your prowess at work may even attract a partner - an office romance is in the cards if you’re up for it. Alternatively, the people around you will also be playing matchmaker. So ensure you’re up for all the excitement this year has to offer by keeping physically and mentally fit- that’s where your main challenges lie this year.

Dragon

Dragon zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)
Dragon zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)

This year promises to be one of self-reflection for the Dragon. The challenges you meet this year will open the door to deep realisations about yourself and your direction in life. So don’t dismiss these big questions; they’ll lead the way to discover your true self and develop a truly unshakeable spirit.

You’ll have the capacity for all this deep thinking because things will proceed smoothly when it comes to your finances and career. As long as you’ve done your homework, you can expect steady growth in your investments and work.

However, your relationships will take a step back this year. This especially applies if you’re single - chances are slim if you’re seeking a new partner. Those already married will enjoy a stable marriage, but don’t expect excitement as it’s likely that your partners can’t give you their full attention this year. That’s alright - it will leave you with more time for the self-reflection that will lead to your major personal breakthrough.

Snake

Snake zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)
Snake zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)

2022 is looking to be an inspirational year for those born under the Snake animal sign. When you’re inspired, it’s not difficult to find the motivation to take action that can create a positive impact in your life. When matched with the right action and mindset, this could be the year where you’ll gain significant wealth.

In terms of your career, you will definitely see some opportunities to show your worth. However, if you decide to take this head-on, it’s your chance to showcase your talents. This, in turn, will open the doors to more opportunities and the likelihood for you to meet mentors who can take you a step further.

Love might not be something to prioritise this year, but it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. In your newfound independence, you might potentially neglect those close to you. As such, try to make it a habit to stay in touch with them from time to time and spare a thought whenever you can.

Horse

Horse zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)
Horse zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)

Your wealth luck looks good in 2022. If you’re planning to expand your business, the outcome is favourable, and there may be an unexpected windfall. If you’re an employee, you will find yourself flourishing in your field this year.

You’ll find yourself more motivated and energised to accomplish your goals, and your efforts and hard work finally pay off. In addition, you’ll be handsomely rewarded.

Your love luck is on the average side as you’ll be focusing more on work than anything else. Therefore, it’s best to strike a work-life balance and spend any available time with your partner while cherishing the moment.

Health-wise, your physical health is also good, but the same cannot be said for your emotional and spiritual wellbeing. But don’t worry, with the proper care and lifestyle adjustments, you can overcome these problems.

Goat

Goat zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)
Goat zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)

Your wealth would double this year for those born under the Goat animal sign. However, windfalls don’t just happen with you doing nothing about it. For example, if you’re in sales, you’ll need to work for your money. Expand your contacts to gain support from your loyal clients or customers. Just stay clear of any unnecessary spending and continue to manage your finances wisely.

In terms of career, your efforts will bear fruit in 2022, and you could gain the chance for a promotion and raise. In addition, there’ll be no shortages of helpful people around you who are willing to get you out of trouble if need be. It’s not a suitable year to switch jobs, though, if you’re planning to do so.

For those of you in a relationship and wanting to tie the knot, this will be an excellent year to do it. Your general health outlook is positive, and as for those that have been feeling under the weather on and off, you may find yourself recovering completely.

Monkey

Monkey zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)
Monkey zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)

This year will be challenging where wealth is concerned. There’ll be monetary losses or excessive spending. However, if you’re a business owner, start an international online business or engage in foreign investments. Now is a great time for expansion, growth or starting a new business overseas.

And suppose you’re aspiring to become a Key Opinion Leader (KOL) or simply want to garner more viewers and engagement to your social media platforms. In that case, 2022 will be a good year to jumpstart your online career as you’ll have the ability to do so, and your popularity could be off the charts.

Your health may not be at its best. Be careful when driving as there might be accidents. Relationship-wise, it may be challenging for you this year as you’ll be dealing with some conflicts and maybe an emotional betrayal.

Rooster

Rooster zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)
Rooster zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)

In 2022, you’ll be sought after as you’ll gain the knack for problem-solving and turning unexpected situations favourable for you and others. But, on the other hand, there’ll be those around you who’ll thoroughly guide you and help you see the opportunities that are coming your way.

If you’re ready to make a career shift, don’t be afraid to take that leap of faith. Just make sure before you leave, do the proper handover to avoid official or personal disputes with your ex-colleagues.

Your wealth luck looks promising, especially for those in sales, real estate or law. There’ll be an increase in opportunities offered to you, and your network of clients will grow. However, you may face some unexpected illness this year. So, be wary of your diet.

For those who are single, pay close attention to those around you in the office this year as you might find ‘the one. And if you’re married, patience and honest communication are critical this year.

Dog

Dog zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)
Dog zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)

This year you’ll get creative with everything you do, and it will be extra beneficial for those in the creative field. There’ll also be career advancement and pursuit towards your professional interest. So, remember to flex those creative muscles, and you’ll start bringing in the money in 2022.

Watch your spending and only buy the things you need. For business owners or entrepreneurs, be careful with your investments as there may be monetary losses. Also, be wary of your health as you tend to get hurt easily. And if you’re single, this year you’ll take your time to find love.

Pig

Pig zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)
Pig zodiac. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images)

In 2022, there’ll be opportunities to boost not only your network but also connect and nurture new relationships and gain new wisdom from helpful people. There’ll also be a chance for promotion and salary increment.

On the other hand, to reduce excessive money outflow for you this year, it’s recommended that you learn about financial management. 2022 is also a year of moderation where your health is concerned. Don’t overindulge, keep a healthy diet and stay away from snacking, drinking or smoking too much.

Relationship-wise, the Peach Blossom Luck is on your side, and this will be a great year for you to meet someone you like. Also, it’s a year to make many happy memories with loved ones, friends and colleagues.

To find out more on how you can gain clarity on yourself, decisions, and actions for a better career, wealth, relationship & lucks, download the Thriver's Guide 2022 today to start your new journey: www.joeyyap.com/yahoosg

(The Thriver’s Guide 2022 has been written in such a way so that any beginner with no prior knowledge of Chinese Metaphysics could learn and immediately put to use the information within to embark on a journey of self-discovery and ultimately be able to deploy the unique talents and abilities to overcome any challenges that life serves.)

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