The year of the Rat is a time of fresh beginnings because Rat is the first sign of the Chinese zodiac that starts a new 12-year cycle. Anticipate scientific discoveries, medical breakthroughs, and an increase in technological inventions. Creativity flourishes, with advancement in everything from artificial intelligence to soil analysis on Mars. What does this year hold for you personally and what can you expect in the year of the Rat?
Susan Levitt has been a practicing astrologer for over 40 years and was voted "Best Astrologer" by SF Weekly. She’s the author of five books published in eight languages: Taoist Astrology, Taoist Feng Shui, Teen Feng Shui, The Complete Tarot Kit, and Introduction to Tarot. She’s been counseling people in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1986.