Due to our hectic life-styles and busy schedules, we might end up neglecting our health by brushing off minor coughs and flus, and only seek help when we fall seriously ill. If we don’t take care of our health properly or don’t exercise enough, our bodies may become weaker and become more prone to sickness and injuries. In this new year, should you be worried about any potential illnesses or should you up your fitness regime to take it to the next level? We consulted founder of the Mastery Academy of Chinese Metaphysics and international best-selling author Dato Joey Yap to share with us his predictions for each chinese zodiac’s health in 2020.
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For those born in 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
Pay extra attention to your physical and emotional well-being this year. The Rat has a greater chance of encountering urinary system issues this year, but this will be of little issue if you maintain good dietary and nutritional habits, a healthy lifestyle and go for medical check-ups when necessary.
For those born in 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
The sturdy Ox remains relatively impervious to serious illness in the coming year. A good diet and habit to work out will ensure that even common health concerns will hardly ever bother you this year!
For those born in 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
The Tiger is daring, but now’s the time to channel that trait in ways that don’t involve any grave risk to both physical and mental well-being. Sticking to an effective health regime will allow the Tiger to stay fit enough to tackle 2020’s ample opportunities.
For those born in 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
A change of lifestyle and daily routine could be wise to preserve the Rabbit’s physical and mental well-being. Prevention is far better than cure; the Rabbit should adhere to this maxim strongly by committing to a stricter fitness regime this 2020.
For those born in 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
This year is one where the Dragon should refrain from any extreme physical activity. Exercise is, of course, rarely frowned upon, but you should nonetheless be mindful of overexertion as you’re more prone to physical injuries this year. Meanwhile, pay special attention to any potential health concerns pertaining to your waist and stomach area.
For those born in 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001
Cast away your frivolous attitude towards your health this year. Don’t underestimate minor health concerns; treat them before they worsen while paying more attention towards your diet. If you are not mindful enough, you could have urinary system- or foot-related issues, so don’t let your health take the backseat!
For those born in 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002
Stress may be a dominant issue for you if you allow work issues to cascade into your personal life. Counteract this by ensuring you have ample amounts of rest, sleep, and vitamin and nutrition intake. Taking a much needed sabbatical every now and then can do wonders for your physical and mental well-being too!
For those born in 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003
Be extra careful of what you decide to ingest! You might want to consider having more home-cooked meals instead of regularly eating out. This affords you better control of your food’s nutrition level and cleanliness.
For those born in 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004
While no major illness are expected to be concerns for the Monkey this year, it’s still recommended to resist the allure of exceedingly tasty, yet extremely unhealthy and oily foods. Stress could also be an added issue this time around but you can easily alleviate this by making exercise and meditation a prominent part of your routine.
For those born in 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005
You may be surprised at just how much of a difference maintaining a healthy diet and keeping up healthy eating habits can make. You’re also advised to embrace nature a little more than usual, since this will help you stay mentally and emotionally energised.
For those born in 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006
You won’t have any difficulties finding the best medical assistance should your health deteriorate, though it’s far better if you take care of your well-being before it comes to that. Minor physical injuries are also more likely this year, so avoid extreme activities especially if you have not prepared any essential safety measures beforehand.
For those born in 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007
Don’t use your busy schedule as an excuse to omit healthy additions to your lifestyle. There are plenty of quick and cost-effective ways to care for your health, nutrition and overall fitness without compromising the progress towards your goals. Find out what works for you health-wise and commit to it!