Those born between February 4, 1943 and January 24, 1944 are members of the Water Sheep Chinese Zodiac sign. If you were born before February 4th, please consult the 1942 Chinese Zodiac, which is The Year of the Water Horse.
Under the fluid influence of the Water Element, the Water Sheep becomes the most calm and easy going of all the Sheep signs. As the Water Sheep may not have the highest self-confidence, they are usually reserved until they find themselves in comfortable surroundings. In their closer relationships, they are capable of great emotional understanding and depth. It is through communication that the Water Sheep's greatest strengths are realized. Seeing as their material ambition may not be as high as other members of their sign, the Water Sheep is satisfied through close relationships and aesthetic beauty.
With gifts of compassion and communication, there are many careers that the Water Sheep can pursue. When embracing their humanitarian concerns, the Water Sheep can do well in medicine, or in positions as caregiver or teacher. Similarly, with artistic interest, the Water Sheep could find success in design, art, architecture or fashion. When embracing their musical interests, members of the Water Sheep sign have been known to gain great success as singers and lyricists. This can be seen in the careers of Bobby Sherman and Mick Jagger, who were both born in 1943.
As there are always weaknesses that accompany strength, the Water Sheep has some shortcomings as well. The Water Sheep may be too focused on avoiding conflict and as a result, can be too willing to sacrifice their own desires or interests. Similarly, the Water Sheep is likely to get their feelings hurt often, as they may be overly sensitive. While there is nothing wrong with going with the flow, those born under the Water Sheep sign should not forget the importance of standing up for themselves.
The organs of the Water Sheep are the kidneys. By reducing their intake of alcohol and rich foods, members of the Water Sheep sign can protect their vital organs.