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2020 - Year of the Rat
Category: Chinese Zodiac
2020 Chinese New Year is on January 25, 2020. That is the 4717th Chinese year. The zodiac sign of 2020 is the Rat. According to the Chinese zodiac calendar, 2020 is the Male Metal Rat year. The color of Metal in the Chinese Horoscope is connected to white or golden. Therefore, 2020 is also called the year of the White Rat or Golden Rat.
Starting from the 2020 Chinese New Year on Jan. 25 and lasting to 2021 Lunar New Year’s Eve on Feb. 11. It has characteristics of an animal with spirit, wit, alertness, delicacy, flexibility and vitality.
Lucky Signs for People Born in Rat Year:
- Lucky Numbers: 2, 3
- Lucky Colors: gold, blue, green
- Lucky Flowers: lily, African violet, lily of the valley
- Lucky Directions: southeast, northeast
Year of the Metal Rat
People born in the Year of the Metal Rat have a sharp mind, strong will. They are able to make quick decisions, their power is enough for a few things at once. Representatives of this sign is very eloquent, they are easy to defend their point of view. However, the lack of flexibility, it is very stubborn, having decided, rarely change their opinion. Often fall into anger and quick to take offense, while trying not to share their feelings with others.
Nourish cautious and cunning beast promotes luck in financial affairs. Rat distinguishes sharp mind, moreover, it is very careful. People of this sign have a phenomenal intuition in business. Money matters do not cause trouble. Any undertaking commercial activities are completed successfully. People born in this year, become successful politicians, businessmen, journalists, financiers.
Representatives of the Metal Rat give the impression of confident and even narcissistic people. However, under the guise of a strong people often hides subtle and shy nature, which sometimes doubt in own choice, although it carefully hides. Creatively gifted people are able to create a cozy and homely atmosphere, love to receive visitors. The charming Rats able to win and are always in the spotlight. This can very aggressively to defend their interests.
Vigorous Rat is not looking for easy ways. People of this sign always go to his purpose, it does not matter how many obstacles to be overcome. Problems of a personal nature or business interests are solved equally well. Rat think long looking for the best options and only then make the right decisions. Innate intuition allows you to happily avoid dangerous situations. Patience, intelligence, endurance, cunning allow to easily overcome any of life’s adversities.
Careful Rat tries to anticipate and calculate the smallest details. People of this sign can never be taken by surprise. Sometimes, it seems that greed of Metal Rats knows no bounds, but it is not true. She just likes to make stocks and tries to protect itself from possible failures. People of this sign without regret parting with the collected wealth, if someone from the inner circle needed material assistance. For the sake of a loved one, they are ready for any folly, in response to offers the same strong feelings.
Ranking the first in the Chinese zodiac, rat represents wisdom.
Personality traits for the people born in the year of the Rat are intelligent, charming, quick-witted, practical, ambitious, and good at economizing as well as social activities. The weaknesses are that the Rats are likely to be timid, stubborn, wordy, greedy, devious, too eager for power and love to gossip.
Rats are perfectionists. They communicate extremely well, are quick-witted, level headed and always alert. They choose their friends carefully and dote on children. Rats are great strategists and make good politicians, but most importantly, their intuition enables them to suss out the enemy quite early in the game. Rats are shrewd and know how to amass wealth. They’ll gladly spend on their loved ones while outsiders will find them miserly. Their adaptability and clever manoeuvring will see them thumbing their nose at even the tightest spot. But they can be quick-tempered and overly critical, making them edgy, nervous and a downright nag with things don’t go their way. They have an opportunistic trait that will see them wheeling and dealing in exploiting situations for self-benefit.
Men born in a Rat year are very curious so they tend to try their hands at anything and they can deal with tasks skillfully.
Due to a lack of courage, as well as good command skills, they are not capable of being leaders. Opportunistic and picky as male Rats are, they do not have broad minds but take a narrow view of things.
Women born in a Rat year are pretty, smart, and lovely. They have quick minds and dexterous hands, and are able to learn anything. They are always considerate of their families and friends.
Health: General speaking, rats are healthy. They are full of energy and active, which help them keep fit and stay away from illness. In dry seasons, they should pay attention to prevent trouble of respiratory and skin problems. With enough rest they can keep high spirits at work, which can improve work efficiency. A balanced diet and regular exercise benefit rats. When in stressful and tense conditions, rats are suggested to take a tour to free stress and tension.
Career: With good insight and sharp perspective, rats have good judgment in what they do, which enables them to prevent unnecessary trouble. Rats are cautious and meticulous, so they tend to show a serious attitude toward their work. People of the rat zodiac sign are suitable to such careers as administrator, director, manager, entrepreneur, broadcaster, writer, musician, stand-up comedian, politician, lawyer, researcher, and racing car driver.
They have superior ability to adapt to different environments, thus they often participate in different affairs. Restless and inquisitive may result in jumping too fast to different things, learning to be more focus would increase their opportunity to be more successful.
Being born a Rat is nothing to be ashamed of. In China, the Rat is respected and considered a courageous, enterprising person. It is deemed an honor to be born in the Year of the Rat and it is considered a privilege to be associated with a Rat. Rats know exactly where to find solutions and can take care of themselves and others without problems. They use their instinctive sense of observation to help others in times of need and are among the most fit of all the Animal signs to survive most any situation.
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