Year of the Rabbit
1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
In the Chinese zodiac, the rabbit is fourth in a cycle of 12 animals that represent each Chinese New Year. 2011 is the Year of the Rabbit and occurs from February 3, 2011 to January 22, 2012. The Year of the Rabbit should be a peaceful year, much welcomed after the Year of the Tiger. Rules and regulations will not be as strictly enforced and people will have fun and relax. Overall, it should be a moderate year with an easygoing pace. People born under the Year of the Rabbit possess characteristics similar to a rabbit, while aspects of their lives also reflect a rabbit's tendencies.
People born in the Year of the Rabbit have certain characteristics that reflect those of the rabbit. The rabbit symbolizes sensitivity, compassion and creativity. These people are often friendly, outgoing and enjoy the company of other people. They prefer to avoid conflict and tend to shy away from aggressive and competitive situations. In fact, they approach conflicts with consideration for the other party. According to Chinese astrology, people born in the Year of the Rabbit believe strongly in friends and family and a lack of these relationships can lead to emotional problems.
Rabbits tend to have a serene nature and do not get visibly upset. Due to this trait, others sometimes take advantage of these individuals. The Chinese zodiac states that these people are typically conservative and don't like to take risks. As well, rabbits are determined, honorable, sophisticated and well-mannered. They are most comfortable being at home and entertaining at home; their homes are usually neat and organized. One thing people born under the Year of the Rabbit need to work on is building self-worth and self-confidence to feel more secure.
In regard to health, people born in the Year of the Rabbit tend to keep their feelings inside and when they are not expressed and this can lead to illness. They would benefit from more daily activity to reduce stress and thus, improve health. In relationships, rabbits are very sexual creatures that tend to give more than they should and they sometimes have unrealistic expectations. Career-wise, people born in the Year of the Rabbit are good communicators and make excellent diplomats and politicians. Some good career choices include writer, publisher and doctor.
2011 China Tour List