Active Element: Water
Associated Sun Sign: Taurus
This snake has a vast range of interests in life; they enjoy studying all types of subjects and are capable of performing very in depth research. They are highly intelligent people with a good memory and can be very good at dealing with financial situations. At first sight they will appear very quietly spoken and reserved but they will have no trouble getting their opinions heard!
The Snake is an extremely intelligent and active person. They will always be planning and looking for ways that they put their substantial skills to use. They enjoy sitting back and thinking about everything that is going on around them, sometimes through meditation.
There will be many points in their life where they decide its time for a change and shed their old skin and take up a whole new range of activities or sometimes even a completely different area of work. Snakes rarely make mistakes as they are very well organized.
Most Snakes are financially secure in later life as long as they do not gamble; this is due to the fact that the Snake is known as the worst gambler in the Chinese zodiac. The Snake is a calm and easygoing person who prefers the quieter things in life. They hate it when somebody tries to rush them into making a decision and prefer to not be around a loud active environment. Snakes do not usually take other peoples advice and will not take kindly to anybody who tries to get involved in their affairs.
The Snake can appear quite confined at times; they are quiet and reserved and can sometimes have difficulty in communicating with others. They do however have a great sense of humor which comes in very useful in times of crisis.
They are not afraid to work hard and will always make sure all their work is carried out thoroughly. One thing that Snakes must be careful of is high blood pressure and diabetes; this is because they burn off so much nervous energy after any physical activity and demands rest for some time afterwards.
It is believed that Snakes are late starters in life due to the fact that it may often take them a while to find a job that they are truly happy doing; they will usually do well in any position that involves research and writing and where they are given freedom to develop their own ideas and plans. Snakes can make good teachers, politicians, personnel manager and social advisers.
Snakes choose their friends wiselyThe Snake chooses their friends carefully and although they keep a tight control over their finances, they can be quite generous to those they are fond of. They will have no hesitation to shower their friends and loved ones with lavish gifts or expensive meals but will expect their friends to stay loyal to them. If the Snakes trust is broken they can be very hurt by this; Snakes are very jealous and possessive by nature.
Water Snake Chinese Zodiac
People born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are cool customers. It is very difficult to know what they are feeling, because they keep their emotions tightly under wraps and never reveal their feelings, motivations, or goals. Even the partner of a Snake will be puzzled by him or her, because Snakes are never one hundred percent comfortable revealing all of themselves to everyone.
Snakes are quite determined, and set their sights high. They have intelligence and drive, and a talent for making and managing money. Snakes will often occupy high positions in the world of business, because they are eager to earn a high salary, and because they are wonderful and handling customers and clients and landing big deals. Snakes often handle the budgets for their homes or jobs because they keep track of money accurately and easily.
Snakes have a style and grace that draws the eyes of others, even when they aren’t trying to get attention. Someone born under the Chinese horoscope sign of the Snake is always impeccably dressed, and he or she always has a magnetic air that draws in the opposite sex. A Snake keeps himself or herself aloof, and doesn’t choose partners on a whim. Snakes are not very demonstrative in their affections, and it is rare to see a Snake engaging in public displays of affection. Snakes are passionate partners, but prefer to conduct their love affairs away from prying eyes.
Snakes are always private individuals who keep their plans to themselves. According to the Chinese Zodiac, a person born under the sign of the Snake is not above a little deception and manipulation to achieve his or her goals. That is part of the reason why Snakes tend to succeed in their aspirations, no matter what.
When a person born as a Snake according to the Chinese horoscope is tempered by the Element of Water, he or she becomes a little more flexible. Although Water Snakes are still determined, they are more willing to vary their plans, and also more willing to cooperate with others. The partner of a Water Snake may find that his or her Snake is a little more willing to display affection in public, or otherwise compromise his or her normal habits.
Water Snakes have better people skills than other Snakes do. For this reason, they do well in management positions, and are good at organizing and motivating staff. However, they still will not hesitate to use their management position for their own benefit, so keep an eye on them! Water Snakes are very loving towards close friends and family, but they still display the typical Snake coolness towards other acquaintances.
It is very important to Water Snakes that they be compensated for their hard work, and they prefer that compensation to be financial. Water Snakes work hard for raises and bonuses, because it is important to them to provide their families with financial security. They also like to have enough left over to indulge in a few luxuries.