Happiness

Its all about traditional Chinese medicine, happiness, inspirational quotes, serenity, humility, compassion and kindness. Its a fun thing really, but it has its serious side. One cup at a time encourages us to live slowly and savour life. Its a beautiful place when we are awake to observe through the eyes of the wise man or woman that resides in all of us. I love drinking tea, especially with friends or anyone interested in life, but also alone watching the world go by. I’m a good listener to those who…

Chinese Zodiac Year of the Tiger

Years of the Tiger: 1926 – 1938 – 1950 – 1962 – 1974 – 1986 – 1998 – 2010. Tigers are rebels. They are both colourful and unpredictable. Their energy and love of life are stimulating. They love being the centre of attention and never go unnoticed. Tigers are impatient and always look for action. They speak their minds when upset and have suspicious natures. But in spite of their quick tempers, they are sincere, generous and very affectionate. They also possess a great sense of humour. Tigers like people,…

Chinese Zodiac Year of the Rooster

Years of the Rooster: 1933 – 1945 – 1957 – 1969 – 1981 – 1993 – 2005 – 2017. Roosters are the most eccentric of the Chinese zodiac. They are full of dreams and romantic ideas. They are colourful and attractive, radiant and dashing, and they are quite proud of themselves. Roosters are organized, precise, and their sharp eyes seek out fine details in everything. They are perfectionists and leave no room for human error. To Roosters, a difficult task is a challenge. They dearly love starting controversies. Roosters express…

Chinese Zodiac Year of the Rat

Years of the Rat. 1924 – 1936 – 1948 – 1960 – 1972 – 1984 – 1996 – 2008. Rats are both charming and aggressive. They appear calm and well balanced on the surface, but underneath, they are restless and a little nervous. Rats are compatible, hard working, and they know how to hang on to a penny. They are never without admirers. They are very appealing. They have a bright and happy personality, and this keeps them busy socially. They love parties and other large gatherings. They like belonging…

Chinese Zodiac Year of the Rabbit

Years of the Rabbit: 1927 – 1939 – 1951 – 1963 – 1975 – 1987 – 1999 – 2011. Rabbits fall under a most fortunate sign! Their sign is the emblem of long life and they possess the powers of the moon. Rabbits are very sensitive to beauty. They are gracious and soft spoken. Rabbits are the diplomats and the peace-makers. They enjoy a tranquil life and love a quiet evening at home. Rabbits are reserved and very artistic. They are thorough and good scholars. When Rabbits are moody, which…

Chinese Zodiac Year of the Ox

Years of the Ox: 1925 – 1937 – 1949 – 1961 – 1973 – 1985 – 1997 – 2009. The Chinese Astrological Ox are powerful, dependable beings that were meant to lead. Oxen may appear docile, but watch out! They also have quite a temper. They are extremely determined and work tirelessly to get what they want. Step by step and piece by piece, they move steadily toward their goals. People born under the sign of the Ox are dependable and stick to a routine until the job is done.…

Chinese Zodiac Year of the Horse

Years of the Horse: 1930 – 1942 – 1954 – 1966 – 1978 – 1990 – 2002 – 2014. Horses are warm and friendly and dearly love social gatherings with plenty of people. They are perceptive and enjoy talking. They have a high spirited nature and are changeable. This makes them hot- tempered, rash, and headstrong. Horses are adventurers at heart, but they do have sharp minds and good abilities for managing money. They are self-reliant and energetic. They love exercise, both mental and physical. Their movements are rapid, yet…

Chinese Zodiac Year of the Goat

Years of the Goat or Ram or Sheep: 1931 – 1943 – 1955 – 1967 – 1979 – 1991 – 2003 – 2015. Goats are the good Samaritans of the Chinese zodiac. They are gentle mannered and on the shy side. Being very sincere they are easily taken by a sob story. Goat people are compassionate, understanding of others’ faults, and quick to forgive. Goats like to set their own hours and will not tolerate too much discipline. They are also very offended if they are criticized. They cannot work…

Chinese Zodiac Year of the Dragon

Years of the Dragon: 1928 – 1940 – 1952 – 1964 – 1976 – 1988 – 2000 – 2012. Dragon people are full of vitality and love of life. Always on the run, they drag their faithful band of admirers behind them. Dragons are egotistical, eccentric, demanding, and giving. They are proud, direct, and loaded with high ideals which they always try to live up to. Having a zeal for life, they want to live it on a grand scale. They have the potential for accomplishing many great things as…

Chinese Zodiac Year of the Dog

Years of the Dog: 1934 – 1946 – 1958 – 1970 – 1982 – 1994 – 2006 – 2018. Dogs are honest, straightforward, and friendly. They are extremely protective of themselves and their loved ones. With a passion for fair play and justice, they never fail to rescue you time after time. They may rant and rave, but they never rest until they right the wrong. They are true humanitarians and suffer with the world. In spite of their concern for others, social graces and fancy parties do not impress…

Chinese Zodiac Year of the Boar

Years of the Chinese Zodiac Boar: 1935 – 1947 – 1959 – 1971 – 1983 – 1995 – 2007 – 2019. Boars are self-reliant, very sociable, dependable, and extremely determined. Boars are peace lovers and don’t hold grudges. They hate arguments, tense situations, and try to bring both sides together. In life they make deep and long-lasting friendships. Boars enjoy social gatherings of all kinds, and look for parties to attend. In fact, Boars must watch themselves so that their incessant pursuit of pleasure doesn’t interfere with other aspects of…