The sheep /goat

Sheep / Goat is the eighth in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Sheep include 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027, 2039, 2051…

Sheep (goat, or ram) is among the animals that people like most. It is docile, mellow, and timid. The white cute creature often reminds people of beautiful things. In Chinese culture, the sheep is considered auspicious since long time ago and it was often used to offer sacrifices and pray for good fortune. It was also once served as currency in ancient times, and thus the sheep represents rich and lucky.

People born in the Year of the Sheep are gentle, calm, and decent, while sometimes they can be naive and emotional.

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Wei
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Tu (Earth)
Yin Yang: Yin

Of all 12 Chinese zodiac signs, the sheep is the gentlest and softest. The mild sheep seldom lose control of others or become very aggressive. You care about other people’s feelings and never intend to hurt people. Her righteous personality also makes her compassionate enough to understand other people’s problems from different perspectives, especially her friends and loved ones.

However, at times they can be very passive and tend to be pessimistic about seeing bad aspects of things, which means they need strong support and enough understanding from their friends. They also remain vigilant when strangers enter their domains.

Strengths: gentle, personable, calm, creative, imaginative, sociable and considerate

Weaknesses: negative, hesitant, impractical and sometimes stubborn