Kung Hei Fat Choi! The Lunar New Year on January 28, is a great opportunity to refocus on setting new intentions or refocusing on old ones.
This year is the Year of the Rooster, which is the tenth zodiac sign in the 12-year cycle. According to Chinese culture the rooster represents fidelity and punctuality. People born in this sign are thought to be beautiful, kind-hearted, courageous, independent, humorous and honest.
Chinese believe that energy needs to be shifted and cleansed before the beginning of the Lunar New Year to welcome good fortune. Traditionally, this focused the celebration around appeasing the Gods through Feng Shui design, lighting prayer incense, and preparing large meals to signify abundance. Here are some other ways you can light up the Lunar New Year and make it a prosperous one!
Every new beginning starts with the desire for change and positive change begins with positive intent. Just as the Chinese proverb says: “be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” Tap into the arrival of the new lunar calendar and celebrate the start of something new and great!