Chinese Astrology

The Year of the Snake — Fortune, Career, Health, and Love Prospects in 2017

The Snake occupies the sixth position in the Chinese Zodiac. The 12 zodiac animals are, in order: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. Each year is related to a Chinese zodiac animal according to the 12-year-cycle.

These are Snake years: ...1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025...

Things for Snake

Lucky Things

Number

2 8 9

and numbers containing them (like 28 and 89)

Color

  • Black
  • Red
  • Yellow

Flowers

  • Orchid
  • Cactus

Directions

  • West
  • East
  • Southwest

The Snake's Personality: Intelligent, Wise...

In Chinese culture, the Snake is the most enigmatic animal among the twelve zodiac animals. People born in a year of the Snake are supposed to be the most intuitive.

Snakes tend to act according to their own judgments, even while remaining the most private and reticent. They are determined to accomplish their goals and hate to fail.

Snakes represent the symbol of wisdom. They are intelligent and wise. They are good at communication but say little. Snakes are usually regarded as great thinkers.

Snakes are materialistic and love keeping up with the Joneses. They love to posses the best of everything, but they have no patience for shopping.

Snake people prefer to work alone, therefore they are easily stressed. If they seem unusually stressed, it is best to allow them their own space and time to return to normal.

Good Health for Snakes

Snakes prefer living a peaceful life, and they do not like a noisy environment. Snakes become easily stressed when their lives aren't calm or in order. Therefore, a manageable workload would be good for them rather than a challenging schedule.

Snakes need to spend lots of time to relax themselves. It's necessary to take vacations at the proper time. People should pay attention to the health of Snake people, especially senior members in the family.

How to Build Relationships with Snake People

People born in the year of the Snake do not have a lot of friends. It is extremely hard to get to know them because they keep their feelings locked up inside. Snakes are careful in choosing friends. They will never forgive a breach in friendship.

Once people are his/her friends, the Snake is willing to share his sorrow and happiness with them. Snake people guard their chosen friends much like valuable possessions, and they are easily jealous and even obsessive.

Love Compatibility of the Snake with Other Animals

Each animal sign has its unique characteristics. Love compatibility within the Chinese zodiac animals takes the characteristics of each animal into account. Only those whose characteristics match can be good partners.

Best with: Dragon, Rooster

Worst with: Tiger, Rabbit, Goat

Find Your Sign

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