If you live your life by the Gregorian calendar, your New Year celebrations have come and gone. But if you’re a Lunar calendar person, all the fun is about to begin.
February 15 marks the Chinese New Year this year, which means it’s as good a time as any to check in on your Chinese zodiac sign. We rounded up the best personality traits from each sign — because it’s a new year, a new you, and, although these are just for fun, we should all take a minute to pat ourselves on the back.
Rat (1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008) Hardworking
Rats are very creative, sociable people who have a flair for the charm, according to Building Beautiful Souls. They’re also hard workers, and — out of all the signs — have the best chance of being wealthy and professionally successful.
Ox (1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009) Dependable
If you’re an Ox, then your friends, family, and co-workers are probably very, very grateful for you. You’re the dependable one, according to China Highlights, and you’re known for your honesty and patience. The Ox will pursue their goals with great determination, and won’t be deterred.
Tiger (1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010) Passionate
Tigers are the most passionate and confident of the bunch. They have a strong sense of spirit, love a good challenge, and are natural born leaders, according to Your Chinese Astrology. They’re also endlessly ambitious and very trustworthy.