Happy Chinese New Year of the Yin Green Wood Goat !
Chinese Lunar New Year accompanies the second new moon after winter solstice.
Goat years are full of art, beauty, luxury and style. Romance, abundance, creative gifts and artistic muses proliferate. Painting, sculpture, music, singing, dance and literature are ideal pursuits.
Goat years emphasize tolerance, whimsy, dreams and drama. Schedules are often interrupted by romantic daydreams, goats prefer to do their own thing in their own time. Goats can also tend toward being pessimistic and overly sensitive, cranky and sulky.
Goat years enhance relationships and permanent bonds for sheep is emotional in nature. Upsets may occur for this very reason, for sheep are sensitive. Goat years deliver affection, kindness and consideration for they enjoy company and fellowship as well as entertaining.
Yin wood goats tend toward worry and anxiety. Note this and take steps toward meditation and stepping out into nature to soothe frayed nerves. Dive into creativity and self-expression, keep your engine running clean, for sheep years are sensitive years.
Duty and obligation are strengthened, as is taking responsibility for yourself and those in your herd. Consummate networkers, goats immerse and entwine well with others to the point of clinging. They are at times manipulative, yet also loyal to a fault.
Goat years enhance adaptation and improvisation both at work and home. Sheep nourish: the herd, the earth, their loved ones. Strong Yin influence drives navel gazing, personal improvement and physical, mental, and spiritual attunement into high gear.
Quick draw for all to contemplate for Year of the Goat
Collective force: Struggle and risk with both self and others. Is it just and necessary?
If so, deploy all your strength, use iron discipline, strategic skill. Perseverance and justice are necessary in order to maintain control. Remain courageous and understanding – foster a sense of unity among your allies. Be patient and forthright.