2015: Year of The Goat!... or Sheep... or Ram!

2015 is the Year of The Goat in Chinese astrology. People who are born under this sign are said to be calm, mild-mannered, good-hearted, sympathetic, dependable and intelligent. They also prefer to avoid being the center of attention! Of course, this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the characteristics of the Year of The Goat.

One of the perks of being born under the Chinese zodiac Goat is good health and well-being! As stated above, people who born in 2015 (and the other Goat years 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003) are typically calm and cool-headed. This means they experience less stress and anxiety than others. And when you have lower levels of stress, you tend to experience fewer health problems!!

Here are some other fun facts about the Year of The Goat:

  • Lucky colors include green, red and purple.
  • Lucky numbers include 2 and 7.
  • Lucky flowers include carnation, primrose and the alice flower.
  • Goats are most compatible with Horses, Rabbits and Pigs.
  • Goats clash with Rats, Ox and Dogs.
  • Located on the Pearl River, the city of Guangzhou is believed to represent the Goat.
  • People who are born in a Goat year typically have successful careers.
  • Earth (Tu) is the element associated with the Year of The Goat.

What Chinese Zodiac sign are you? So, are you compatible or do you clash with these Goats? Your Chinese Zodiac sign is derived from your birth year, according to the Chinese lunar calendar. See the years for each animal below!

  • Rat: 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960
  • Ox: 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961
  • Tiger: 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962
  • Rabbit: 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963
  • Dragon: 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964
  • Snake: 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965
  • Horse: 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966
  • Goat: 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967
  • Monkey: 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968
  • Rooster: 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969
  • Dog: 2018, 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970
  • Pig: 2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971

Have fun with your sign... I still can't believe I'm a Rat. Couldn't I have been a cute Rabbit or a fierce Dragon? Ha!

Stay well -- Vikki