When it comes to Chinese zodiac and astrology, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more qualified or astute master in Malaysia than Dato’ Joey Yap, whose seminars and masterclasses regularly attracts thousands. In January 2024, his events in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore had record attendance with over 12,000 and 6,000 people respectively. He consults for many top firms and developers all over the world. Dato’ Joey Yap gives FirstClasse an exclusive overview of what to expect in the year of the wood dragon.
This zodiac applies to those born in the following years: 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020.
In 2024, those born in the year of the Rat are looking at a year of significant opportunity, but it’s not without its challenges. This period will likely be marked by substantial financial growth and opportunities to step into leadership roles, demanding both courage and responsibility. It’s a time to capitalize on your hard-earned skills and determination, reaping the rewards of past efforts.
However, this year also demands a heightened sense of awareness and precaution, especially in potentially risky situations. Interpersonal dynamics may be tricky, requiring patience and clear communication to prevent misunderstandings. For Rats, 2024 is about striking a balance between seizing opportunities and navigating potential obstacles with wisdom and tact.
This zodiac applies to those born in the following years: 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021.
For those born under the Ox sign, 2024 is a year brimming with potential, both for significant gains and challenges. This year could bring notable financial growth and career advancements, offering chances to step into more prominent roles and take on greater responsibilities. It’s an ideal time to cultivate relationships and bonds that can aid in overcoming any obstacles that may arise.
However, it’s not all smooth sailing. The year also calls for a strong sense of empathy and caution, particularly in dealings that could affect your reputation or relationships. This is a year for Ox individuals to approach with a mix of optimism and practicality, embracing the positive while skillfully handling the less favorable aspects.
This zodiac applies to those born in the following years: 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022.
2024 for Tigers promises a year rich in opportunities for personal and professional growth. This period is likely to bring experiences that expand your horizons, possibly through travel or educational pursuits, and offer potential financial benefits through diverse ventures. It’s an excellent time for intellectual and academic advancement, with opportunities to make significant strides in your field.
However, Tigers must tread carefully, as the year also brings its share of challenges. Physical safety and emotional well-being will require attention, and navigating social obligations may need a delicate balance. The key for Tigers in 2024 is to embrace the opportunities while remaining vigilant and mindful of the potential pitfalls along the way.
This zodiac applies to those born in the following years: 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023.
In 2024, those born in the year of the Rabbit will face a year of mixed influences. This period could be a time of significant career progress and personal growth, with opportunities to rise in professional status. Health and well-being will be a focal point, emphasizing the need for a balanced lifestyle and regular health check-ups.
Relationships, especially familial ones, may present challenges requiring patience and understanding to resolve. Legal and safety issues will also need careful navigation. For Rabbits, the year is about finding equilibrium amidst these varied experiences, turning potential challenges into opportunities for growth and success.
This zodiac applies to those born in the following years: 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024.
In 2024, Dragons are poised to experience a year of significant transformation, teetering on the edge of chaos and order. This year is about recognizing your potential for social influence and connection. Embrace opportunities to expand your network and make your mark. It’s a time to harness your creativity, especially in fields that demand originality and innovation. Travel offers growth, but it demands vigilance.
Challenges will arise, disrupting your usual rhythm. This isn’t just adversity; it’s a call to develop resilience and adaptability. Prioritize your physical and legal safety. Embrace disputes not as battles to be won, but as chances for deeper understanding and harmony. Pay attention to your mental health; stress management isn’t just a strategy, it’s a necessity. For Dragons, 2024 is a year of metamorphosis, turning potential disruptions into opportunities for profound personal and professional growth.
This zodiac applies to those born in the following years: 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
For Snakes in 2024, the year is one of balancing a myriad of experiences. It’s a time where your efforts to aid others can significantly boost your career and financial status. Seek to build and strengthen long-term connections; these relationships are not just social contracts but pillars of support and happiness. Engage in activities that sharpen your cognitive skills and problem-solving abilities. This year also presents an opportunity to indulge in and possibly benefit from culinary pursuits.
However, be wary of isolation and loneliness; they are not just states of mind but barriers to your progress. Minor health issues may surface, reminding you to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Financial caution and personal safety are paramount. Overall, 2024 for Snakes is about finding equilibrium between seizing opportunities and mitigating challenges.
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Did you know that your birth year is only 1/4 of the full equation? Each person has up to 4 animal signs in their birth chart, each representing a different aspect of their life. Arm yourself with the essential insights you’ll need to thrive in 2024 by downloading Joey Yap’s Thriver’s Guide here.