Those born between February 8, 1959 and January 27, 1960 are members of the Earth Pig Chinese Zodiac sign. If you were born before February 8th, please consult the 1958 Chinese Zodiac, which is The Year of the Earth Dog.
The influence of the Earth Element makes the Earth Pig the most patient and practical of the Pig signs. With two feet firmly on the ground, the Earth Pig rarely suffers from unrealistic expectations. The more likely reality is that the Earth Pig will work towards a goal with organization, structure and prudence. In this sense, the Earth Pig can be one of the most hardworking members of the Pig type. The Earth Pig is not overly social, but they do enjoy the comfort and security of close relationships.
With a calm demeanor and gifts for understanding, there are many careers that the Earth Pig can pursue. The determined nature of the Earth Pig could make demanding fields such as law, medicine, education or business good options for the Earth Pig. On the other hand, members of the sign have been known to achieve great success as performers and actors. This can be witnessed in the varied careers of Hugh Laurie and Simon Cowell, who were both born in 1959.
The many strengths of the Earth Pig sign do not come without their fair share of challenges. The practical and pragmatic Earth Pig always runs the risk of being overly cautious in their efforts. When overrun by conservatism, the Earth Pig can miss out on many worthwhile experiences. In order to avoid this problem, the Earth Pig is encouraged to take some small, calculated risks. By doing so, the Earth Pig may accomplish great things.
The organs of the Earth Pig are the stomach and spleen. To protect these vital organs, members of the Earth Pig sign are warned against overindulgence and encouraged to maintain an active lifestyle.