2022 - Year of the Tiger

2022 – Year of the Tiger

The Lunar New Year begins on February 1st, 2022.  There are two weeks of festivities culminating on the full moon.  In San Francisco, the famous Chinese New Year parade will be held on February 19th.

The Eastern zodiac is a twelve year cycle with each year represented by a different animal:

  • Rat
  • Ox
  • Tiger
  • Rabbit
  • Dragon
  • Snake
  • Horse
  • Ram
  • Monkey
  • Rooster

Years of the Tiger:

1902, 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022

Famous women born in the year of the tiger:

  • Queen Elizabeth II
  • Hedy Lamarr
  • Harper Lee
  • Amanda Gorman
  • Lady Gaga
  • Lena Dunham
  • Penelope Cruz
  • Amy Adams

Tiger characteristics:

People born in the Year of the Tiger are born leaders, who walk and talk assertively and inspire respect. They are courageous and energetic, love a challenge or competition and are prepared to take risks. They are hungry for excitement and crave attention.

They can also be rebellious, short-tempered and outspoken, preferring to give orders rather than take them, which often leads to conflict. Tiger people may appear calm while there is often a hidden aggressiveness, but they can also be sensitive, humorous, and capable of great generosity and love. There is never a dull moment with a Tiger.

What brings good luck in 2022: 

Colors: Blue, Black, Green

Numbers: 1, 3, 7

Flowers: Plum Blossom

Wishing you a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year!

Leslie Oldershaw, L.Ac.
Medical director
Fertility Acupuncturist East Bay
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