Unpacking 2021: What The Year of The Ox Means According To The Chinese Zodiac

Mar 19, 2021
09:00 A.M.
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According to the Chinese zodiac, every year is assigned an animal. This animal influences the characteristics of the year, and each animal symbolizes something different.


Some people don’t pay much attention to the Chinese zodiac for the year, but others (like me) take great pleasure in learning about the Chinese zodiac. I know the Chinese zodiacs for everyone special to me’s birth year and I find out the totem animal’s meaning for each one.

If you’re like me and you’d like nothing more than to know what 2021 has in store for us according to the Chinese zodiac, I’m here to tell you.

Preserve Your Energy


The ox’s year is filled with information. We will be inundated with updates about many things, and there is so much to process, so do your best not to become overwhelmed by information.

Make sure to regularly take some time out to yourself to sit back and give yourself time to process. All you have to do is to remain calm in the face of adversity. However, if you’re planning on making any big moves, it’s best to hold off on them for this year if possible.

Stick To Routine


The ox’s year is all about being steadfast and disciplined. You should stick with your old routines and build on anything that you started last year in the rat year. New ideas and ways of doing things are not going to match this year’s energy.

Some superstition says that if you were born in the year of the ox (1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009), this would be an unlucky year for you. However, all of the good things that happen will be twice as good as they would be in any other year.

Take Care Of Yourself


Last year’s year of the rat brought great upset and disruption to many people’s daily lives. This was a global occurrence, and people from every country’s lives were turned upside down. The year of the Ox is here to encourage people to slow down.

The ox’s year is one in which you should take time to reflect on what is essential and what can be left for another day. This year requires people to take stock of what they need to pay more attention to and white noise.

Avoid Drama


We have already discussed sticking to your routine. You should keep your head down and focus this year, which means you shouldn’t even really have enough time for drama, but if it finds you, you should avoid it.

Avoiding drama will assist you in having the time to stick to your routine and take care of yourself. You will also be able to preserve your energy by avoiding drama. It is all a rhythmic cycle that will ultimately help you through the year.