Those born between February 5, 1962 and January 24, 1963 are members of the Water Tiger Chinese Zodiac sign. If you were born before February 5th, please consult the 1961 Chinese Zodiac, which is The Year of the Metal Ox
The calming influence of the Water Element gives the Water Tiger a unique burst of empathy and social perceptiveness that other members of the Tiger sign do not share. While those born under the Tiger sign usually have a close-minded disposition, the Water Tiger exchanges understanding for close-mindedness. Similarly, the Water Tiger has a very strong concern for the well-being of others. Out of all the Tiger signs, the Water Tiger shows the greatest concern for family members and friends, which in turn may make them the most well received.
The understanding Water Tiger has a firm interest in helping others and subsequently may take to a humanitarian career. In this sense, the Water Tiger would do well in teaching or counseling. The Water Tiger could also be a good fit for politics or public policy. Water Tigers are known to find great joy from entertaining others, which can be seen in the careers of Jim Carrey and Paula Abdul, who are both Water Tigers born in 1962.
While the empathy of the Water Tiger is a strength, in some sense it may be their greatest weakness as well. In times when the Water Tiger is too considerate of others, they can become indecisive. The Water Tiger's greatest challenge in life will be overcoming their procrastination and tendency to follow instead of lead.
The organs of the Water Tiger are the kidneys and urinary system. The Water Tiger is encouraged to protect their vital organs by mitigating their stress level. In order to do so, those born under the Water Tiger sign must find a good balance between their work pursuits and leisurely activities.