2013: The Year of The Snake

2013 Year of the Snake

Chinese New Year: Feb 10, 2013 – Jan 30, 2014

While I don’t specifically use Chinese Astrology in my practice, I do pay much attention to the 5-Elements and their impact on health and disease. This year’s snake is assigned to the element of water, which gives some special properties to those born this year, and 12-yr cycles prior to 2013.

2013 Color: Black

2013 Element: Water

Snake birth years:  1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001

About The Chinese Zodiac

The Chinese zodiac is represented by 12 animals and 5 elements. Each animal is assigned to a specific element creating a 60-year cycle. 2013 is the year of the Water Snake Each element confers special properties onto that animal.

About the Snake:

The Snake is keen and cunning, quite intelligent and wise. And though he can be somewhat sneaky, egotistical, and greedy, he is also very resourceful. For that reason, snake signs are typically good providers and have facility with finances- they are good at making money.

Element: Water

Water Snakes can be proficient financially, and attract money to them naturally. They are adventurous and love to take risks. They are also very intelligent and often a wellspring of creative ideas. Water Snakes love to socialize and make friends. They are proud of their achievements, and also very thoughtful and considerate of others.

Color: Black

The color black is associated with is the night, darkness, introspection, and one’s dark side. The Black Snake will bring people unexpected changes, instability, and changeability so it’s important in the year of Snake to plan everything in advance. The year of the water snake requires one to evaluate situations adequately before taking any actions.

Snakes are well-suited for the following careers:

Scientists, Potters, Analysts, Jewelers, Spiritual Leaders, Sociologists, Dieticians, Astrologers, Magicians, Investigators, Painters

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