2021 has been a challenging year for everyone, especially homeowners who have to end up working in some form of hybrid WFH + In Office arrangments. So are things going to let up in the year of 2022? More importantly, are there things you can do to dress up the home to optimise all the good ‘chi’ that can flow your way?
Home & Decor teamed up with established feng shui master Grand Master Hillary Phang from YuanZhongSiu to help shed light on possible things to come in the next 12 months and lucky colours to surround you at home.
Scroll down to find your Chinese zodiac according to your year of birth.
Born in: 1948，1960，1972，1984，1996，2008
Auspicious stars lie ahead with a bright outlook for your career and wealth in 2022. Good networking lines your career path with success, and you will receive recognition for it. This year, individuals born in the year of the Rat will see better financial rewards but do pay heed when making large investments. Love is in the air and romance might whisk you away. Don’t scurry too quickly into it though, or the relationship will fizzle out fast as well. Even as you busy yourself with work, don’t let health take the backseat. Take care to regulate your meals to protect your digestive and respiratory systems.
CAREER: Your good networking skills will bring you great opportunities, growth and learning.
WEALTH: Expect financial rewards from unusual places but be careful when making large investments.
RELATIONSHIPS: A bright star shines on your social life but be patient with the ones you care about.
HEALTH: Regulate your meals to protect your digestive and respiratory systems.
Lucky Number: 7662
Lucky Colours: Yellow, Orange, White, Black
Auspicious Directions: East, North
Auspicious Crystals: Orange Moonstone, Aquamarine, Rainbow Obsidian
Born in: 1949，1961，1973，1985，1997，2009
For individuals born in the year of the Ox, 2022 is one that reaps reward with an upturn in career, wealth and health. This will be a strong and steady year for business owners to expand businesses and open up new markets. There will be turbulence in your relationship so make sure you plough in substantial effort. Taking a proactive stance to actively communicate with your partner will help your relationship gain positive outcomes. This new year will see you in the pink of health, but do take extra care when you are out and about.
CAREER: Count on a promotion or an expansion to new opportunities. Work hard on growing your skills.
WEALTH: You’ll find extra money to do things but invest wisely with the help an expert.
RELATIONSHIPS: A complicated or troubled relationship will be resolved or strengthened.
HEALTH:No major issues here except to take extra care when you are out and about.
Lucky Number: 4678
Lucky Colours: Silver Grey, Gold, Blue, White
Auspicious Directions: East, Southwest, West, Northeast
Auspicious Crystals: Strawberry Quartz, Kyanite, White Turquoise
Born in: 1950，1962，1974，1986，1998，2010
Individuals born in the year of the Tiger clash with Tai Sui in 2022, making it a jittery and challenging year ahead. Be cautious with your decision-making process, and your courage to face each obstacle will help you make it through the year safely. A tiring career outlook without rewards in sight. It is recommended to put in your best efforts without complaints. Rather than hoping for indirect wealth, focus on ensuring a stable income. Communication is vital for married couples to mitigate obstacles in the relationship. Take time to nurture your love. You might find yourself stressed this year. Avoid burning the midnight oil, instead, head outdoors more often and keep a positive outlook on life.
CAREER: Keep positive and plan for the future.
WEALTH: Invest conservatively this year and avoid shortcuts to earn money.
RELATIONSHIPS: Singles, it’s your time to shine. Married couples should pick up a hobby together.
HEALTH: Schedule regular health checkups and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Do watch your liver and lungs.
Lucky Number: 9207
Lucky Colours: Purple, Red, Amber, Bright White
Auspicious Directions: North, Northwest, Northeast
Auspicious Crystals: Citrine, Blue Tiger’s Eye, Moonstone
Born in: 1951，1963，1975，1987，1999，2011
Perk up your ears because this is a year where you’ll have to spring into action and beware of money traps. Thanks to Tai Yang star, you’ll find that putting in effort will see you reaping rewards towards your career. Boost your direct wealth by taking proactive steps. Avoid high-risk investments or partnerships to mitigate financial risks. The outlook for single Rabbits are bright if you are looking for a partner. This will be an auspicious year for marriage or if you are already married, a little bundle of joy. However, do watch your health especially with issues pertaining to the blood and lymph nodes. Enjoy a healthy 2022 by maintaining an active lifestyle and keeping a healthy diet.
CAREER: Maintain the right attitude and be proactive for better returns, but don’t overwork.
WEALTH: Improvements in finances are in store, but be cautious about your investments.
RELATIONSHIPS: This is a good year for marriage and to start a new family.
HEALTH: Keep healthy by exercising and going out into nature.
Lucky Number: 3228
Lucky Colours: Beige, Yellow, Light Blue, White, Silver, Gold
Auspicious Direction: East, West
Auspicious Crystals: Green Seraphinite, Yellow Tiger’s Eye, Kyanite
Born in: 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
Swoop into a better year this 2022! Changes and new beginnings are ahead and these are perfect for adept Dragons at the workplace. Dragons who are in business will enjoy growth opportunities with the expanding market. This is also a radiant year where singles can fan the flames of love with new relationships. However, married Dragons will drift apart from their partner. You need to make more effort to shower love and concern on the spouse. Dragons, pay close attention to your healthcare needs this year. Men will need to pay attention to their urinary system, and women to gynaecological diseases. Seek immediate help with a healthcare professional when needed.
CAREER: You will benefit by being flexible and adaptable with changes and new responsibilities at the workplace.
WEALTH: Your finances look good, but be prudent and make sure to have everything in writing.
RELATIONSHIPS: Singles may see a new relationship bloom, while married Dragons should work on communicating better with the spouse.
HEALTH:Take care of your wellbeing to mitigate any chances of falling sick, and seek help when necessary.
Lucky Number: 1180
Lucky Colours: Khaki, Brown, Beige, Green
Auspicious Directions: East, West
Auspicious Crystals: Labradorite, Jadeite, Moonstone
Born in: 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
With the Snake zodiac sign at odds with Tai Sui in 2022, be prepared for a bumpy ride ahead. While persons of the opposite gender will be your wealth benefactors, do take heed to avoid relationship complications arising from financial ties, affecting your reputation and finances. For married Snakes, you can rely on your other half to act as your guardian angel and as a source of comfort. If you are looking for a partner, love can be found in your work environment. Take time to get to know one another well before committing yourselves. Snakes can enjoy a strong immune system this year, but do be careful of old ailments and seek help as soon as you feel unwell.
CAREER: Do your work well but stay under the radar to avoid being the target of gossip.
WEALTH: Be prudent in your spending as you might see some budget cuts.
RELATIONSHIPS: Love is in the air, so get ready to look good.
HEALTH: Exercise caution at work and on the road.
Lucky Number: 9306
Lucky Colours: Gold, Silver, Black, White, Mahogany
Auspicious Directions: Southwest, Northeast
Auspicious Crystals: Blue Sandstone, Kyanite, Citrine
Born in: 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
Congratulations; 2022 will be an easy race for Horses. There will be benefactors who will offer opportunities for you to shine and you will be recognised for your efforts. Gallop into the year with a promotion ahead. Your wealth will see a steady increase in 2022. Business owners, mount up for expansion and higher returns by utilising a variety of marketing models. Relationships are positive and romance is in the air for single Horses. Do take care of your health though, and work on eating well and strengthening your immunity to prevent any illnesses from escalating.
CAREER: Strategise well and be a good team player for a promotion awaits.
WEALTH: Look forward to a good income flow but be cautious to avoid any losses.
RELATIONSHIPS: Love and harmony is in the air.
HEALTH: Watch your diet and refrain from eating unhealthy foods. Focus on boosting your immunity instead.
Lucky Number: 7816
Lucky Colours: Brown, Grey, Purple, Green
Auspicious Directions: East, Northeast
Auspicious Crystals: Black Rutilated Quartz, Amethyst, Blue Tiger’s Eye
Born in: 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003
Rejoice! It’s a marvellous year for Goats as good fortune and reputation await. There are auspicious stars that will assist and enable you to find success in new businesses. The presence of benefactors will also direct profitable opportunities your way. Business owners, this is the time for you to milk the situation and expand into new markets. For Goats in the office, a promotion and pay raise await you. Romance will bloom and those looking for a partner may find the right one this year. Health sector flashes red; pay close attention to your health in 2022 and go for regular check ups.
CAREER: The support from your colleagues and superiors will greatly influence your success.
WEALTH: Diversify your investments but don’t chew more than you can handle.
RELATIONSHIPS: Communication and understanding are key for both single and married Goats.
HEALTH: Don’t miss warning signs and head to the doctors early.
Lucky Number: 8230
Lucky Colours: White, Beige, Yellow, Orange, Black, Blue
Auspicious Directions: North, South, East, West
Auspicious Crystals: Blue Tiger’s Eye, White Turquoise, Red Tiger’s Eye
Born in: 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004
2022 will be one filled with ups and downs for Monkeys owing to a direct clash with Tai Sui. Be mentally prepared for changes, but hang in there. Despite an increased workload, gaining recognition for your efforts may be harder. When faced with unfamiliar job requirements or projects, do actively clarify with your superiors or ask your colleagues for help in order to find timely and appropriate solutions. Refrain from overspending and avoid loans to mitigate any risk of debt from snowballing. Keep calm and avoid lashing out at your loved ones. Remember that in the face of a challenging year, there is nothing more important than a supportive family. Keep a positive mindset to boost your overall health.
CAREER: Being proactive at work can help you get through various challenges.
WEALTH: There will be positive gains with careful planning and execution.
RELATIONSHIPS: Opportunities await for single Monkeys. Married Monkeys should focus on maintaining the peace.
HEALTH: Be well rested and avoid stress for better overall health.
Lucky Number: 1238
Lucky Colours: Amber, Blue, Vivid Red, Vivid Purple, Pink
Auspicious Directions: South, Northeast
Auspicious Crystals: Red Agate, Citrine, Smoky Quartz
Born in: 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005
In 2022, there are hidden threats amongst the overall positive forecast for you. New job opportunities await, giving you a platform to showcase your talents. Business owners, however, should be wary of what appears on the surface as it may cause you to read the situation wrongly – and ultimately result in monetary loss. This year is also a good time for families to grow especially if you are trying to conceive. No matter your marital status, work on communicating lovingly with your partner to prevent misunderstandings. Your health may be affected by the lack of rest and minor illnesses. Pay extra attention to your eye, heart, and gynaecological issues. Discovering these illnesses when they are still minor will be better for your overall wellbeing.
CAREER: Enhance your skills to add value to your portfolio.
WEALTH: Be prudent with your spending and save some money for rainy days.
RELATIONSHIPS: Seek comfort in your family who are there for you.
HEALTH: Arrange for an early health check up to nip any issues in the bud.
Lucky Number: 7428
Lucky Colours: White, Beige, Amber, Purple
Auspicious Directions: North, East
Auspicious Crystals: Rainbow Obsidian, Blue Sandstone, Kyanite
Born in: 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006
This year, individuals born in the year of the Dog will see their overall fortune taking a turn for the better. Career wise, your hard work will not be in vain and your colleagues are your best supporting allies. 2022 is certainly a year filled with opportunities. Take the first step in upgrading your skills with relevant courses to improve employability. This will help you build a foundation for a better future. Financially, you will need to manage your money wisely and inculcate good money management habits to grow your savings. Plan for a good work-life balance in the new year and ensure that you spend quality time with your family. Take care of your wellbeing by maintaining a healthy lifestyle with a balanced diet.
CAREER: You will gain the recognition you deserve.
WEALTH: Work hard! Your work efforts will be accompanied with appropriate returns.
RELATIONSHIPS: Good year to tie the knot! Put in the effort to make your relationship work.
HEALTH: Maintain a healthy lifestyle to avoid falling sick.
Lucky Number: 1376
Lucky Colours: Gold, Blue, Red
Auspicious Directions: Southwest, East
Auspicious Crystals: Kunzite, White Turquoise, Moonstone
Born in: 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007
As though trapped in a misty forest, individuals born in the year of the Pig seek an exit towards a brighter future but end up pacing around in circles. Turn this predicament around to your benefit instead; by developing your grit, you can improve your perseverance to help you achieve your long-term goals. 2022 will be a difficult year to grow your wealth. Working as part of a team as opposed to being a lone wolf will minimise risk and increase success. Business owners might face a stiff competition, and revenue may be lower than expected. Love wise, be the giver in your relationship to avoid problems. This year, minor illnesses will be healed without much worry, but pay attention to what you eat.
CAREER: Relook into your strengths and job fit, and be open to changes at the workplace.
WEALTH: Financial literacy is essential, and this is an excellent time to learn more.
RELATIONSHIPS: Singles, enjoy your freedom. If you’re married, don’t take your marriage for granted.
HEALTH: Enjoy good health but watch your diet.
Lucky Number: 6771
Lucky Colours: Pink, Purple, Red
Auspicious Directions:East, West
Auspicious Crystals: Citrine, Green Seraphinite, Jadeite