February 2022


Wow!   Doesn't time fly!   Christmas has been and gone!   New Year's Eve and Countdown have been and gone!   2021 has been and gone!   January 2022 has been and gone!   And the Lunar Chinese New Year will start on 01 February 2022.   According to the Chinese 12-year Animal Zodiac Cycle, the Chinese New Year beginning in 2022 is the Year of the Tiger - get ready for all of the challenges of the Tiger!   We are all back at work - yet again - and working away!   We are into February already and the months are rolling by!   Meanwhile - "Stay Safe from Covid-19 and the Mutated Variants!"   Take Great Care At All Times!"

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Chinese Zodiac Sign 2022 – The Tiger

2022 is the Year of the Tiger,
starting from Tuesday, 01 February 2022 (Chinese Lunar New Year Day)
and lasting until January 31st, 2023.

A Tiger year occurs every 12 years.

The zodiac sign of the Tiger occupies the third position in the Chinese Zodiac.

The 12 Zodiac animals are, in order: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse,
Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig.

Tiger Years
If you were born in the year of a Tiger, your Chinese Zodiac sign is a Tiger!

The Chinese Zodiac year is usually said to start from Chinese New Year,
which ranges from late January to mid February.

2022    February 01, 2022 – January 31, 2023  =   A Fire Tiger.

   Tiger Years:
1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022

Dog Years:
1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030

Lucky Color = Red, Green, and Purple.

The Tiger
Powerful, Tough, Dynamic, Mighty


Tigers are accustomed to inhabiting vast lands; consequently, they have acute senses and sharp eyesight.

The tiger is the symbol of power. People born in the Year of the Tiger are sometimes cautious but they are very energetic.

They are also determined and persistent, which helps them strengthen their leadership skills.



Determined, Confident, Trustworthy, Frank

The Tiger personality is strong-willed. Once they make up their minds, they will not change it easily. They will never regret what they have said.

They are born with stateliness and confidence, so they always impress people, with an image of power and authority.

They are frank in personality, willing to speak out their feelings, so they can gain others’ trust easily.

They have difficulty accepting failures, so they push themselves hard to succeed.

Full of sense of fairness and justice, they are very capable to straighten out other people’s problems warm-heartedly.



Talkative, Stubborn, Aggressive

Sometimes, the Chinese Zodiac Tiger personality is either too silent or too talkative.

If their thoughts get rejected, they can realize it in an aggressive way.

They are anxious to achieve quick successes and get instant benefits, but they are usually frustrated by failures.

They love to win, so they tend to argue with people, even on little matters.

They like to control all affairs of the family, so their married life can be mundane.   They like to be in control.



Active, Decisive, Leadership

People of the Year of the Tiger are active and energetic at work. They are bold to accept new things and decisive to take the right action.

They don’t fear authority, and will point out their boss’s flaws directly.

They are fully devoted in a career and long for success. Their personality traits are not stable.

They may get accomplishments at an early age, but have difficulty in retaining the achievements.

Born with leadership, they will be great managers in the workplace, politics, or the economy.



Best Jobs for Tigers

Competitive, Acute, Flexible

Tiger people like competitive work, and they have acute senses and decisive minds.

They can be relied on to give quick responses according to what is happening.

They cannot tolerant a stable occupation, for they seek challenges and they like to come up with ideas.

Therefore, the most suitable jobs for them are as a manager, politician, economist, police, revolutionist, and an entrepreneur, as well as adventurer.



Early Prosperity, Stable Financial Status, Generous

Tiger people care little about money, but that does not mean that they are poor.

Actually, they hope that they can have good financial status to support life, but it is not the reason that they work hard.

The anchor of life is more faith than wealth, but they do not mind the access of money.

However, they can always live a better-off life because of their capabilities.

They are generous, and ready to help people in need at any time.

They are not good at saving money, so the best choice for them is to get a stable investment.


Love and Relationships

Delicate, Sentimental, Unstrained

Although their personality is tough, they are delicate in love and even sentimental, tender, and passionate.

They like the feelings of being loved, but they sometimes tend to be over enthusiastic, which can make people feel uncomfortable.

Females with the Chinese Zodiac of the Tiger have a strong command of the necessary skills to please men.

They don’t keep track of their giving, and expect the other to behave according to their will.

Females have a clear sense of right and wrong.

They like hunting and thrilling experiences and can be sick of tedious married life.

They want to be unrestrained, and take control of the whole affairs in the family and their life.


Best Love Matches for the Tiger are: Horse, Dog, or Pig.

Worst Love Match: Snake, Monkey, Ox.


Who should a female Tiger marry?

Generally speaking, people with the Chinese Zodiac of the Tiger sign can get along well with people in the signs of the Dog, Horse, and Pig,
who can be the best partners in their married life. And their relationship will be sweet and everlasting.



Liver Disease, Congestion, Depression

People born in the Year of the Tiger are quite dynamic and emotional.
They can get angry easily, which may damage the liver.
They are also vulnerable to congestion and depression.
They are supposed to take good control of their emotions and adjust themselves to be in good condition.
Apart from this, they seldom get sick and regular exercise and rest allows them to live a healthy life.


What is the Lucky Color for the Tiger?

Lucky colors: red, green, black, yellow, orange, and blue.


Lucky birthstones

Sapphire, Emerald, Pink Quartz, Rose Quartz, or Jade


Lucky for the heart

The Fire Tiger is a human flint. It cannot be broken.
To maintain the balance of Yin and Yang, the representatives of this element are able to balance active work with rest.
They tend to go against the system, sometimes it leads to public disapproval.
Minerals attract to its owner, and allows you to make useful and long-term acquaintances.
Since the heart is the weakest organ of the Fire Tiger, one should choose jewelry located in the chest area.
For example, beads and brooches.


Lucky months: the 3rd, 7th, and 10th of the Chinese lunar months.

Lucky days: the 16th and 27th of any Chinese lunar month.

Lucky numbers: 1, 3, and 4 and numbers containing them (like 13 and 43).

In the year of the Tiger, Females should beware of romance issues,
and female Tigers need to beware of unwanted advances.
Remember to avoid unwanted romance advances and temptations.

Love for the Female Tiger in 2022

Sadly, this year, the Tiger won’t have good luck in relationships.
It won’t be easy for single Tigers to find a suitable mate.
 They will need to be patient.
They will have many opportunities to meet friends from overseas,
who can bring new ideas and a new understanding to life.
But perhaps these friends will not end in a relationship,
as the Fire Tiger has in her mind who they want.

Famous Tiger Year People:
Below, in no particular order, is a list of 20 people born in the Year of Tiger:

1. Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, singer and one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and 60s. Her movies grossed over USD200 million, equaling USD2 billion in today’s money. Monroe tragically committed suicide on August 4, 1962, at the age of 36 after a long battle with depression.

2. Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio is an American born actor and film producer. He is well loved in China for his role as Jack in the 1997 blockbuster Titanic. DiCaprio has regularly used his fame to draw attention towards the planet’s growing environmental issues. He was the narrator and producer of the 2016 documentary Before the Flood, which looks at how climate change affects our environment.

3. Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson is an English actor born in London. He is most famous for playing Edward Cullen in The Twilight Saga and Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. In 2017 Pattinson admitted on The Howard Stern Show that he was expelled from private school for stealing and selling dirty magazines.

4. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise is one the world’s most well-known actors. When Mission Impossible 8 hits theatres in 2024, Cruise will be 62 years old. Despite his age, Cruise is famously known for doing his own stunts. He is also known for being a leading member of the Church of Scientology, a religion that believes that humans are actually aliens called thetans and are trapped on Earth.

5. Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II is the Queen of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms. At 95 years old she is the longest-lived and longest-reigning British monarch. In recent years, Queen Elizabeth II has been through some rough times. In January 2020 her grandson Prince Harry and his wife announced that they were stepping back from their roles within the Royal Family. In 2021 the Queen lost her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Phillip. Her son, Prince Andrew has been stripped of all royal titles after his involvement with convicted pedophile Jeffry Epstein and accusations of child sex abuse by Virginia Giuffre.

6. Dylan Wang
Dyland Wang (Wang He Di) is a Chinese actor and model, most famously known for his in the TV series Meteor Garden. The show is set in Shanghai and London and focuses on a girl from a poor family, Dong Shancai, who is accepted into the most prestigious university in China. Wang was born in Sichuan on December 20, 1988.

7. Steve Irwin
Image via WikimediaSteve Irwin AKA ‘the Crocodile Hunter’ was an Australian zookeeper and TV personality. Irwin was most famous for his TV series The Crocodile Hunter which ran from 1996 to 2007. Irwin tragically died on September 4, 2006 after he was stung in the chest by a stingray while filming The Great Barrier Reef.

8. Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt, 35 is a retired Jamaican sprinter. He currently holds the world record for the 100 meters (9.58 seconds), 200 meters (19.19 seconds) and 4 x 100 meter relay (36.84 seconds) and has eight Olympic gold medals. Bolt is a keen music producer and in 2019 made his debut in the business with a release entitled Olmpe Rose Riddim.

9. Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is an American singer, songwriter and actress. By 2014 she had sold a combined total of 124 million records, making her one of the best-selling music artists and highest-earning female musicians of the time. Gaga holds 12 Guiness World Records, including Fastest Selling Single on iTunes and Most Product Placement in a Video.  

10. Kylian Mbappe
Kylian Mbappe is a French footballer who currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain. Mbappe, 23 won the World Cup with France in 2018. The striker was an integral part in Monaco’s Ligue 1 title win in 2017, scoring 26 goals. In 2017 he was transferred to Paris Saint-Germain for a world record fee and he won three titles in the same year (Ligue 1 title and two national cup competitions).

11. Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder is an American singer, songwriter, musician and music producer. He is considered a pioneer of genres ranging from rhythm and blues to pop, soul to gospel and funk to jazz. Wonder became blind shortly after his birth but was considered a child prodigy in a musical sense and signed to his first record label at just 11 years old.

12. Christian Bale
Christian Bale is an English actor known for his physical transformations in order to better portray the role he is taking on. In American Psycho (2000) Bale bulked up for the role of Patrick Bateman, but while filming 2004 film The Machinist he lost 60 pounds for the role. Just a year later he bulked up again (one a diet of ice cream and pizza) to play Batman. In Vice Bale really piled on the pounds (this time fat, not muscle) and shaved his hair and bleached his eyebrows to play Vice President Dick Cheney in 2018.

13. Drake
Aubrey ‘Drake’ Graham is a Canadian rapper, singer and actor. As of press time, Drake has nine number-one songs, including Gods Plan and One Dance. Recently, Drake made international news after a rather spicy story involving hot sauce. One of the rapper’s female companions tried to steal his… You know what, just Google it.

14. Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham shot to fame in the 1990s when she was a member of the British girl band the Spice Girls. In the 90s she also started dating then Manchester United footballer David Beckham and the two married in 1999. Beckham launched her fashion label in 2008 and now has more than 400 stores worldwide.

15. Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks is an actor, comedian, filmmaker and composer with a career that has spanned over 70 years. Brooks is one of few actors to have received an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony and a Grammy. Brooks was actually born Melvin James Kaminsky but changed his name to Brooks as not to compete with fellow percussionist Max Kaminsky.

16. Bill Murray

Billy Murray is an actor and comedian most famously known for his deadpan comedic style. He is arguably most famous for his roles in Ghost Busters and Groundhog Day. The latter is an American movie released in 1993 that tells the story of Phil Connors, a TV weatherman who becomes trapped in a time loop, forcing him to constantly relive February 2nd.

17. Joaquin Phoenix  

Joaquin Phoenix made his film debut in SpaceCamp in 1986, however he really grabbed the world’s attention for his portrayal of the Joker in the phycological thriller Joker in 2019. Phoenix is known for his disdain of celebrity culture and rarely appears in interviews and is often reluctant to discuss his personal life.

18. David Attenborough

David Attenborough is a broadcaster, documentary film maker, environmentalist and British national treasure. Attenborough has been working in the BBC since the 1950s. Over 20 species of both living and extinct animals have been named after Attenborough and in 2020 he released the documentary A Life on Our Planet. The shocking documentary examines the impact humans have had on the world and what Earth will look like if we continue to harm it at the current rate.

19. Jiang Qing

Jiang Qing, also known as Madame Mao was a Chinese communist revolutionary. She was a major figure during the Cultural Revolution in China from 1966 to 1976 and the fourth wife of Mao Zedong. Jiang was also an actress, going by the stage name Lan Ping. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China she became the nation’s first First Lady.

20. Evander Holyfield

Evander Holyfield is a former world champion boxer. He competed from 1984 to 2011 and was the undisputed heavyweight and cruiserweight champion in the 1990s and 1980s, respectively. As an amateur Holyfield won bronze for Team USA in the Olympics. Holyfield had a bitter feud inside and outside of the ring with Mike Tyson, which reached its peak during a 1997 rematch where Tyson bit Holyfield’s ear off.


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