2010 – The Year of the Metal Tiger

February 14th marks the dramatic entrance of the Year of the Tiger in Chinese astrology – and it’s a Metal Tiger to boot. A Metal Tiger year is high octane, exciting stuff! In past Metal Tiger years, the world has gone through revolution and upheaval. Tiger wants you to have an exciting time and will tempt you with all sorts of intriguing adventures. Tiger also wants you to be strong and courageous – but avoid laying around eating and putting on weight. Couple this with Jupiter, planet of good fortune, being in Pisces, and you have a year in which the focus is on truth, integrity and going for your dreams.

Find out what a Metal Tiger year means for your personal Chinese astrological sign below.


1936 1948 1960 1972 1984 1996

Rats can be a bit ratty in a Tiger year. It can all feel a bit full on! Keep your energy levels up and be prepared to act more impulsively than usual. The good news is that passion should be red hot and you’ll be surprised by your own desires and urges this year.


1937 1949 1961 1973 1985 1997

This may be a challenging year that tests your true grit. You might find yourself in a power struggle or wrestling with a lover about life goals. Do not fret, your spiritual lesson is to be compassionate and not judge other people or yourself. Collaborations work wonders and team work brings success. Powerful attractions and love affairs make this a spicy year for love.


1938 1959 1962 1974 1986 1998

This is, of course, your year! There will be a sprinkling of magic to 2010 for you but don’t set your goals too high and don’t expect things to land in your lap. Make the effort to go after your heart’s desire. Give fate a helping hand by giving your commitment to your goals. It’s essential to believe in you and KNOW you can do it!


1939 1951 1963 1975 1987 1999

Your charm will be on top form this year. You know just how to handle people to make them do what you want. Expect lots of romantic and intimate times and a super charged love fest. Anything to do with career can be a bit more testing, however. Work seems pressured, but at least a lot is going on. Take time to plan any big projects and don’t be overwhelmed by the speed of this year.


1940 1952 1964 1976 1988 2000

In many ways, you’ll enjoy the fast and furious pace of 2010. You’re familiar with Tiger energy as its sense of adventure is similar to your own. Lots of wild times are ahead for you with the chance to bag yourself a massive career boost. Relationships can be tempestuous though, especially if you aren’t sensitive enough. Take time to look after the emotional needs of others and you should have a memorable 2010.


1941 1953 1965 1977 1989 2001

This year will be as positive as you are flexible! If you’re stubborn or snake headed you might find that you’ve pogo sticked into limbo. You’ll be tempted to say no when you should say yes. The gift of Tiger is to stretch you and to allow you to embrace flexibility. Be rigid at your peril in 2010. You might find a romance or love affair with someone very different or unusual. Get excited about diversity rather than judge or fight it. The more creative and open you are, the better it will be.


1942 1954 1966 1978 1990 2002

Yeah Baby – you should love this year. Trotting alongside Tiger energy is brilliant for you. You love the thrill and buzz of a Tiger year and chuck yourself in with wild abandon! Business opportunities and a vivid love life make this an exceptional year. The only downside is that you might not have time to look after yourself properly. Pay particular attention to your health and well being. Balance what you eat and don’t ignore your body.


1943 1955 1967 1979 1991 2003

This will be an interesting year for you, as long as you’re prepared to rise to the challenge! You’re free to make all sorts of choices and the main guidance is to choose well! Temptation fascinates you.  You may be drawn towards getting involved in a scandal or love triangle. Follow your heart and act when the time is right.


1944 1956 1968 1980 1992 2004

Naughty monkeys need to watch their step in 2010. Tiger does not like to be messed around and Monkey playing the trickster will not work out. Be more honest than usual, avoid getting involved in any secrets or anything dodgy or you could be found out. Your gift this year is to speak your truth. Turbulent, passionate and exciting, 2010 offers you a host of experience only if you’re a good little monkey!


1945 1957 1969 1981 1993 2005

2010 offers a bit of a challenge for you. People are quite demanding this year and want you to honour all commitments, promises and work responsibilities to the letter. You can’t get away with leaving things half done. Life is putting you under the microscope and tests all your abilities. Actually, the gift of this is that you will step up and walk the extra mile. Don’t exaggerate, but under play your achievements.  Then people can appreciate you for who you are.


1946 1958 1970 1982 1994,2006

Probably the best year for you than for all of the other signs put together! You’ve got the chance to shine and dazzle this year. 2010 increases your profile and gives you a power boost. Get cosmic ordering as what you want to attract could come extra quickly. Love is gorgeous and sexy, people just want to be around your presence and great things can be achieved.  Enjoy!


1947 1959 1971 1983 1995 2007

You ease into the year slowly but with a sense of relief. After a year of change you are standing on solid ground. Finances should be strong as you build firm foundations. Love needs small and delicate steps and no rash promises. You might still be working on letting go of someone from the past. You feel sentimental and could consider going backwards.

copyright Michele Knight 2010

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