2018 Chinese Five Element Astrology - Year of the Brown Dog

2018 is Year of the Dog and it will arrive on February 4, 2018. Many people must be eager to know if they will have better luck in the coming year than previous years. Here, we want to use Chinese Astrology Five Elements (Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth) theory to explain people's fortune in 2018 and foresee what will be happening to them in the year of the Dog.

Chinese New Year's Day is not the first day of the Chinese astrological Year. 2018 Chinese New Year is on February 26, 2018. That is the new moon day of the first lunar month. The new moon time of the first lunar month is at 5:06 a.m. of February 26, 2018, in China Standard Time. Chinese New Year is from the Chinese Lunar Calendar.

The first day of Chinese astrology year is the first day of the Tiger month. That is the day of Start Spring Start of Spring in the Chinese Astrology Calendar. The Start of Spring is the time when the sun enters the 315th degree on the tropical zodiac. The Start of Spring in China Standard Time is at 5:30 a.m. on February 4, 2018. If a baby is born on February 4, 2018, then it is a Dog baby. If a baby is born before February 4, 2018, then it is a Chicken baby. More information at your horoscope sign.

According to Chinese Five Element Astrology Calendar, 2018 is the Year of Male Earth Dog Male EarthDogMale EarthDog. The color of Earth in Five Elements system is related to Brown. Therefore we can say 2018 is a Brown Dog, Earth Dog or Brown Earth Dog year.

Before predicting your fortune regarding to your money, career, marriage or health in 2018, you have to know what Type of Element you are and what your Lucky Element is from your Astrology Birth Chart. The Lucky Element is the major factor to determine people's fortune. 2018 is the Year of the Dog, which mainly contains Earth. If your Lucky Element is Earth, then 2018 will bring good luck, too. The Dog also contains some Fire and Metal. If your Lucky Element is Fire or Metal, then 2018 will bring you some degree of fortune.

For details and more accurate predictions, the first step to know your fortune is to know which elements and animals are in your birth chart. You can find that information from the Chinese Astrology Lucky Element page using your birthday and birth time.

Your Chinese Astrology Lucky Element

The following is the example of the Chinese Astrology Birth Chart.

Chinese Horosocpe Birth Chart
The Birth Chart of June 15, 2008
Upper Row of Day Column (Day Master) represents the Person
Chinese Astrology Five Elements
Fire represents the person. This Birth Chart shows Fire-Type Person

This person was born on June 15, 2008 or June 30, 1948. The symbol of the upper row of the Day Column (a.k.a. Day Master) represents the person. So we can say Day Master is Male Fire, which represents this person. The birth chart has too little Metal and needs more Metal to balance the Five Elements. Therefore, the Lucky Element is Metal.

2018 is the Male Earth Dog year. Dog mainly contains Male Earth with little Fire. Therefore, year of 2018 brings in a lot of Earth. The birth chart is full of Earth and Fire. Earth is one of the unlucky elements. Earth represents the bad reputation. Too much Earth could make Water disappear. Water stands for the job. That implies this person could lose his job since the bad attitude and bad reputation. Too much Earth can cover the Lucky Element Metal. Metal stands for the money. That's not a good sign for money luck.

Your Fortune is Determined by Lucky Element and Day Master

The Male Earth of 2018 is connected to the mountain. The Dog of 2018 is also the Male Earth. That means 2018 is a mountain over mountain. That's the year of strong Earth. Basically, people whose lucky element is Earth will have very good luck. People whose lucky element is Water or Wood won't have a great year.

2018 is related to mountains. When we open our door to go out in 2008, the first sight into our eyes is the mountains. That implies something might block our way. You have to calm down to think a better way to bypass it. We also can say 2018 is a Mountain Dog year. Mountain Dog could be a wild dog. When we meet it, we had better go around it for the sake of our safety.

Earth is connected to real estate. If your lucky element is Earth, then invest real estate during 2018 should be a good idea. If the Earth is your unlucky element, then you might move into a wrong Feng Shui house or relocate to a wrong place.

The following table shows people's luck in 2018 based on their Luck Element.

Lucky
Element
How good is my luck in 2018?
Metal
Metal
Your luck is good but not too great. 2018 is the Earth Dog year. Earth is the mother element of Metal. Earth will fully support Metal, which is a very good sign. But Dog is connected to the mountain. Earth comes too strong in 2018 and will give too much protection over Metal. The sign becomes Metal is covered by the Earth and people cannot see the Metal. If you have some Water in your birth chart, then Water can flash some Earth away, and then people can find the Metal. In this case, you will have very good luck in 2018.
Water
Water
2018 will bring lots of Earth into your birth chart. Earth can absorb Water quickly. That is not a sign for your luck. The Earth of 2018 is connected to mountains. Even you have some Water in the 10-year Major Cycle, mountains can make water disappear. However, if you have some Metal in your birth chart, the Metal will protect you from attacking by the Earth. Metal is the mother element of the Water. Metal can be a container as a home for the Water. Metal is the child element of the Earth. Earth will put its energy for its child, Metal, first. Then Earth won't hurt its grandchild, Water. In this case, your luck of 2018 becomes good.
Wood
Wood
Wood is not afraid of the Earth. But the Earth of 2018 is coming too strong. Your luck becomes average. Wood (tree) needs water to grow. If Earth is too thick, then Wood has the difficulty to find the water under the ground. Unless Wood (tree) has the deep root. That means if you can find Tiger or Rabbit in your birth chart, then you won't be afraid too much Earth in the 2018.
Fire
Fire
You have a fair luck. Fire is the mother element of Earth. Fire will release all energy to Earth and will become weaker. It sounds that is not too good. But 2018 is the Male Earth Dog. Dog itself is Male Earth too. Male Earth is related to the dry soil, which can reserve the heat of Fire. Also, the nickname of Dog is the Fire Pit. That means the Dog can keep Fire alive longer. Therefore, your luck is still okay in 2018.
Earth
Earth
2018 is the Earth Dog year. The Earth will come toward you very strong. Therefore, your luck will be very good in 2018. If Earth is related to your money, then you will have very good income. If Earth is your career, then you will enjoy your job or have a promotion. Basically, you will have good news from money, career, reputation, love or health.

The following informs people what event may occur in 2018 based on their Day Master Element Type. Day Master is the upper row symbol in the Day Column of the Birth Chart.

The Day Master Element represents YOU

Metal When You (Day Master) are Metal

2018 is the Male Earth Dog year. Earth is the Mother Element of Metal. Therefore, Male Earth of 2018 stands for your parents, elders, protection, knowledge, education or medicine. During the Dog year, you will often contact elders or persons who care you. Or you will spend more time in learning knowledge. Or you will pay attention to your health. Or you will think about your housing investment. Or you feel lots of advice and helps at work.

The Dog is Male Earth too. Male Earth is dry soil, mound, tall wall or mountains. If too much Earth covers the Metal, people cannot see your existence. That also implies you are over-protected. You will become lazy to do the social activities and outdoor sports.

Earth also represents your reputation. Basically, many people protecting you will give you good reputation. Those people might take care lots of your responsible business. You will lose the opportunity to train yourself to be a more skillful person. For example, you will have less job pressure with someone's help in the office. But you will lose the opportunity for a promotion. Or you have a making money opportunity, but they took away that opportunity from you.

The major events of 2018 will involve your reputation, housing, education, health and long-term investment.

Water When You (Day Master) are Water

The Dog is Male Earth. 2018 is a very strong Male Earth year. Since Water is afraid of Earth, 2018 will bring you lots of pressure. Earth represents your career. You will be very busy in the office during 2018. Either you will encounter the problem from the undergoing project or you might feel the stress from work overload.

The Dog is connected to the mountain. When river water flows toward the mountain, Water needs to change its course to bypass the mountain, to find the way out and see the new world. In Chinese astrology, Water is related to wisdom. That implies you need to use your wisdom to solve the problem when something troubling you during the cycle of Dog.

Too much Earth can completely absorb Water and make Water disappear. 2018 have very strong dry earth; it could impact your health. To protect your health, you have to look for the help from Metal. This is because that Metal is the Mother Element of Water (you) and is the Child Element of Earth. Earth will pass its energy to Metal, and Metal will pass its energy to you. When Metal is around you, you are fully protected. What's the Metal? The answer is at http://www.chinesefortunecalendar.com/metal1.htm

If you are female, you will meet more opposite sex in the 2018 Dog year. If you are a business woman, then you will need to contact male customers, partners or coworkers often. If you are a single woman, then you have more chance to find your relationship.

The major events coming toward you will be related to job, health, law or training or police.

Wood When You (Day Master) are Wood

Earth is afraid of Wood. Earth stands for money to Wood. You will deal with money, finance and property in 2008, year of Earth Dog. 2018 is a strong Earth year. That means the money opportunity coming very strong and last for entire year. However, money opportunity doesn't always bring a good fortune to you.

Too much Earth will bring you pressure regarding to money. If Earth money is stronger than Wood (you), then you work for money. You will work hard to make a living. Your Wood must be stronger than Earth, and then you have the real opportunity to earn a big money home. Therefore, you have to check for your Day Master in the Chinese astrology birth chart is strong or weak from finding your Luck Element page.

Earth is related to money. If your Day Master is strong, then you will have good money luck and enjoy spending money. If your Day Master is too weak, then you might have to spend money or make donation on your friends, siblings or relatives. That's a sign of debt.

If you are male, you will have more chances to meet girls in 2018, the year of the Dog. If you are a single man and working at a financial institution, then you have very good chance to find a girl you like.

The major event is related to money, wealth and luxury life.

Fire When You (Day Master) are Fire

Earth is the Child Element of Fire. Earth is related to your outlook, performance, speech and behavior. 2018 is a strong Earth year. You will try to consume all your energy out for the Earth. You will quite enjoy your daily life because you often feel freedom without restriction.

You might inadvertently show the impolite attitude to offend people around. You are losing your reputation without notice. Therefore, if your inappropriate words and acts in the working environment could jeopardize your job.

In most cases, you will be exhausted for spending energy on the Earth. However, if you Fire is stronger than Earth, then you have unlimited energy to show people your talent. People will impress your outstanding performance and give you good reputation. So you might win a suddenly success in fame. This could bring you a good income.

The major events in 2008 are your fame, performance, behavior, life style and health.

Earth When You (Day Master) are Earth

2018 is Male Earth Dog Year. Male Earth is the mountain. The Dog is also the Male Earth. 2018 is a mountain over mountain. Your Day Master is Earth. That means you are surrounding with mountains. Earth represents your siblings, friends, coworkers, partners or same generation relatives. Therefore, you will meet with your friends or siblings very often in 2018.

Your social activities and expense will increase. You might need to take care siblings or friends and give them financial supports. That's a sign of spending money. Water represents your money. If you don't have too much Water in your birth chart, then the mountain Dog of 2018 is coming to look for the Water. Those Dogs will try to steal your money.

However, if you have too much Water and you have trouble to earn good income, then your siblings and friends will appear to help and guide you to how to increase your wealth. It's same that if you have too much workload at work, your friends or coworkers will help and show you a better way to finish your assignment faster.

In general, the major events coming toward you will be related to money, love and friendship.

Your Fortunes - Five Elements and Animal Relationships

2018 is the Male Earth Dog Male EarthDogMale EarthDogYear. Male Earth has interrelationships between other Five Elements. The Dog has interrelationships among the Zodiac Animals. Those relationships could impact the results on the Chinese astrology prediction.

Female WaterFemale Water and Male Earth Earth of 2018 have a Stem Attraction Relationship into Fire. Therefore, if Fire is your lucky element and you have Female Water Female Water in your birth chart, then 2018 will be your lucky and joyful year. If Female Water Female Water is in the DAY column of the birth chart and you are single female, then it's possible that a love relationship, engagement or marriage is coming toward you. If you are married, then your will focus on the family finance and your family love relationship will be very good.

Dog Dog and Rabbit Rabbit have an Attraction Relationship into Fire. It's a good sign for love affair and people relationship. If Fire is the lucky element, then it will bring you good luck. If Fire is related to the job, then your career luck will be good. If Fire is related to money, then money luck is good. If Fire is related to spouse, then the love relationship will be excellent. If Rabbit is at your DAY column of the birth chart, then your love relationship will be good too either you are single or married.

Male Wood Male Wood and Male Earth Earth have a Fighting Relationship.  This relationship implies poor social relationships, which makes it hard for these people to find a close friend or love relationship. If you are in love now and Male Wood Male Wood is your Day Master, then your love relationship could slow down.

Dragon Dragon and Dog Dog have another Fighting Relationship. This is a sign of dishonor or broken promise. It's a bad sign for love affair, health and worrisome. It might involve travel or relocation. If Male Wood Dragon Male WoodDragon is found in your birth chart, then this is the case of a Double Stem-Branch Fighting Relationship. This is a bad sign of instability, accident, separation, dispute, hostility and poor health. This type of people should use a conservative attitude and approach to avoid any dispute, quarrel and challenges in 2018.

If both Horse Horse, and Tiger Tiger are found in your birth chart or current 10-Year Major Cycle, then Horse, Tiger and Dog  Dog form the strongest Fire combination. If your lucky element is Fire, then people will admire your luck in 2018. If Male Fire Male Fire or Female Fire Female Fire is also found in birth chart or 10-Year Major Cycle, then 2018 will become one of your best years in your life.

If both Sheep Sheep and Cow Cow are found in your birth chart, people are easy to get dispute with others and might often suffer the pain from love relationship in the year of Dog Dog.

If both Chicken Chicken, and Monkey Monkey are found in your birth chart or current 10-Year Major Cycle, then Monkey, Chicken and Dog Dog form the strongest Metal combination. If your lucky element is Metal, then people will admire your luck in 2018. If Male Metal Male Metal or Female Metal Female Metal is also found in birth chart or 10-Year Major Cycle, then 2018 will become one of your best years in your life.

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