Rabbit — Chinese Zodiac
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: mao
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Wood
Yin Yang: Yin
Auspicious Directions: east, southeast, south
Lucky Colors: red, pink, purple, blue
Avoid Colors: dark brown, dark yellow, white
Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9
Avoid Numbers: 1, 7, 8
Lucky Flowers: snapdragon, flower of fragrant plantainlily, nerve plant
Associated Sun Sign: Pisces
Personality of the Rabbit
The rabbit ranks fourth in the Chinese zodiac. Rabbits always tends to be gentle and quiet, elegant and alert, kind and patient, and particularly full of responsibility. Generally speaking, people who belong to the rabbit zodiac sign have likable characters.
Gentlemen who belong to the rabbit zodiac sign always treat people politely with a gentle smile, which makes people feel that they are credible and sincere. When meeting trouble, they can handle it in an orderly way; when encountering tough difficulties they are never discouraged, but are persistent to seek solutions. So they eventually achieve enviable success. Ladies belonging to the rabbit zodiac sign, apart from a pretty and demure appearance, have a pure heart. They always have good faithfulness toward the people around them. With a pair of dexterous hands, they have a gift for calligraphy and painting, as well as tailoring and cooking. Owning an elegant temperament, they are able to manage everything to people's wishes.
Rabbits are reluctant to reveal their minds to others and have a tendency to escape reality. They are too cautious and conservative, which means they miss good opportunities.
Strengths of the Rabbit
People born under the sign of the rabbit are gentle, sensitive, compassionate, amiable, modest and merciful, and have strong memory. They like to communicate with others in a humorous manner. They cannot bear dull life, so they are good at creating romantic or interesting spice. They are soft-spoken and welcoming, being fond of peaceful love life. They hate arguing with capacity of converting an enemy into a friend. They are homebody and hospitable, and like house fitting-up. They can work with speed and efficiency, do not insist and get angry easily.
Weaknesses of the Rabbit
They lack meditative abilities and often sink money into ideas that may cause failures in their career. They are amorous and not determined, soft in appearance and stubborn inside. They usually do not submit to dreary life, but create romance. They are not good at delving deeply and likely to escape the reality. They may lose good chances because of reserved personality.
Health of the Rabbit
Overall rabbits have an average health condition. In winter to late spring, when in relatively poor health, they should pay more attention to doing sports to prevent colds and other infectious diseases, and develop a healthy daily diet. In dry seasons, they should drink more water to keep fit, and do some maintenance for the skin to prevent skin problems. Rabbits are advised to do some indoor exercise to cope with stress and tension.
Career of the Rabbit
With a good-hearted trait, rabbits are loved by others; with intellectual scholarship and learnt knowledge, rabbits can enjoy a good career as well as wealth. But rabbits should bear in mind that they must never give up half way when striving for something. People belonging to rabbit zodiac may pursue such careers as cultivation, breeding, education, religion, health care, medicine, culture, police work, judiciary, and politics.
Relationships of the Rabbit
Rabbits have a good social relationship. They are popular with others for they are gentle and considerate. With a good sense of humor, they can make a dispute into a good discussion and make enemies into friends. Possessing a gentle temperament, they are hospitable, considerate, and ready to help others. With an excess of universal love and charity, they may have conflicts of interest. With a lack of resolution, they can not deal with some sentimental troubles.