If you are from the Year of the Tiger 2013 could be challenging for you as 2013 is the Year of the Snake!
You will have to use all your power and skills if 2013 - the Year of the Snake - is to be a good one.
So how will the person born in the Year of the Tiger fare in 2013?
First, what does Chinese astrology say about the person born in the Year of the Tiger.
The tiger is often called the "king of the beasts" because of its magnificence and power but also its fierceness.
The Chinese horoscope sees the Year of the Tiger person as one with magnificent grandeur about them but should their aggression take hold, other people might tremble!
However, this Chinese Zodiac animal has been popular with the Chinese people.
The tiger is was an often used symbol in Chinese military history.
Soldiers went to war with tiger symbols, such as drawings on shields, to frighten the enemy.
Remember - tigers are very good at killing!
Tigers are also a symbol of stature.
Sit in a tiger decorated chair and you look powerful!
Tigers are fearless but also hot-tempered. This may be a virtue if fighting a war but can get the Year of the Tiger person in trouble.
Tigers are seen as very competent animals, able to survive and even rule quite naturally.
People born in the Year of the Tiger are usually regarded as very capable people, and often others look up to them.
However, a tiger can be fierce and hot-blooded, and so the person born in the Year of the Tiger can frighten other people which is not always a good thing to do.
Normally however - the person born in the Year of the Tiger is respected for their stateliness and power.
How will the person born in the Year of the Tiger be treated in 2013 - the Year of the Snake?
The Year of the Tiger person is enthusiastic and brave (the tiger does not run away from a fight) and so looks for challenges.
The Tiger person does not back away.
And there are opportunities in 2013 - the Year of the Snake.
Their enthusiasm and tenacity are admirable traits in the challenges ahead in 2013.
But the Year of the Tiger person has some contrary traits which could bring any challenge undone.
Their recklessness and impulsiveness could lead to bad decisions which could cost dearly.
2013 can be a good year for the Year of the Tiger person if they are aware of their negative traits and manage them.
Build on the positive and manage the negative!
Many Chinese people think 2013 is a lucky year because it follows straight after the Year of the Dragon.
The snake is thought by many to be a "mini dragon" as there are similarities in the way they look.
And the dragon is thought to be the most formidable and fortunate of all the Chinese zodiac animals!
So for a person of the Year of the Tiger 2013 should be a successful and lucky year.
Let us hope the person born in the Year of the Tiger can control their recklessness and use their enthusiasm and courage to good advantage!
The person born in the Year of the Tiger could suffer setbacks in 2013 because of their rashness but they are also skilled and intelligent enough to overcome these setbacks.
Imagine a tiger running impulsively into battle without thinking of the dangers first.
Suddenly a snake attacks them from the long grass!
Certainly a setback but the tiger shrugs it off and continues into battle!
But it would have been better if the tiger had thought about it!
For the person born in the Year of the Tiger 2013 will be much the same.
You will have setbacks if you act without thinking. You will be successful if you stop and think before rushing headlong into a challenge.
The Year of the Tiger people do not care too much about money.
They love their power and grandeur, and often assume (sometimes wrongly) that wealth will follow.
2013 the Year of the Snake is quite a lucky year for many people and can be for the Year of the Tiger people as well provided they do the right thing.
Remember the impulsive and reckless behaviour that the person born in the Year of the Tiger sometimes displays.
If this can be controlled, the Year of the Tiger person could be quite successful in 2013.
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In 2013, the Year of the Tiger person is advised to be realistic about money matters. Do not make reckless decisions - think them through.
Do not think wealth will follow just because the tiger is powerful and grand.
Then again, the Year of the Tiger person is often more interested in the power and glory rather than the money.
The person born in the Year of the Tiger has many good characteristics for successful careers.
They are not afraid to be leaders - in fact they enjoy the power and grandeur that goes with it.
But, once again, their reckless behaviour can sometimes undo the good work they have done.
It is good to be bold and brave but not at the expense of good decision making.
The Year of the Tiger person can have successes in business and careers in 2013 but there may be setbacks as well.
Tiger people have the ability to put setbacks behind them but they must persevere to be successful.
BUT watch out for reckless decision making which can harm progress and success.
In fact, it would a good idea to seek a wise person to act as a mentor to keep the Year of the Tiger person on track in 2013.
Listen to good advice!
The tiger is an awesome creature - sleek, powerful and beautiful!
The power and grandeur of the Year of the Tiger person is attractive to many people.
If the Tiger person has such a person as a partner, then the Year of the Snake 2013 will be marvellous for romance.
However, some people do not like the sometimes tempestuous behaviour of the Tiger person.
People born in the Year of the Tiger should temper their temper if they seek romance in 2013.
They should also treat their partners as equals and not as subjects of royalty.
The Year of the Tiger person should build on their strengths and manage their weaknesses in 2013.
2013 should be a good year for relationships if they can do this.
2013 (the Year of the Snake) could either be good or bad depending on how well the person born in the Year of the Tiger is able to manage their strengths and weaknesses.
If they overcome the negative parts of their life such as recklessness, 2013 should be a good year.
However, if there are setbacks, they should not give up. Recognise the causes of the setback (e.g. bad decision making) and do better next time.
For those born in the Year of the Tiger 2013 may have challenges but they are quite capable of overcoming them.
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