Happy New Year! May some fire be breathed into your lives with good fortune, excitement and the acceptance of transition and change!
Today we celebrate Chinese New Year by ushering out 2011’s year of the rabbit and welcoming 2012’s year of the dragon. Chinese New Year is a time to welcome long life, wealth, success, good fortune prosperity and eliminate all the evil spirits and negative energies from the previous year.
After 60 years it is the black water dragon year. The oriental Dragon is a symbol of wealth, intense power, success and happiness and is considered unpredictable and untouchable. Its mystery is never completely known and people cannot see its head and tail at the same time. Dragon years are considered especially fortunate for new businesses, marriage and children.
Everything this year, good or bad, will seem bigger than life and larger in magnitude, like the epic size and magical powers of the mythical Dragon! We all have lots of surprises in this Year of the Dragon – Happy New Year!
Fun Fact: Celebrity dragons include: Martin Luther King, Joan of Arc, Sigmund Freud, Shirley Temple, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon, Calista Flockhart, Courtney Cox