Those born between February 20, 1985 and February 8, 1986 are members of the Wood Ox Chinese Zodiac sign. If you were born before February 20th, please consult the 1984 Chinese Zodiac, which is The Year of the Wood Rat.
The influence of the Wood Element makes the Wood Ox the most relaxed and open-minded of all the Ox signs. The Wood Ox enjoys the outside world and puts great interest in the well being of others. It is this empathy and understanding that gives the Wood Ox their signature warmth. Not without the usual drive of the Ox, the Wood Oxen is able to reach towards goals that are beyond selfish interests. Like other members of the Ox sign, the Wood Ox is a natural leader and are not above speaking up for themselves when the moment arises.
The empathy, determination and leadership capabilities of the Wood Ox create a variety of career opportunities to explore. Wood Oxen are known to do well in public service careers, such as teaching or law enforcement. In the entertainment world, Wood Oxen have been known to draw audiences with fun, relatable lyrics. This can be seen in the work of Ciara and T-Pain, who are both Wood Oxen born in 1985.
While the personality of the Wood Ox comes with many positives and great qualities, the most pressing challenge for the Wood Ox is probably their temper. At times, the Wood Ox has a very short fuse and can be angered at the seemingly slightest whim. It is important for the Wood Ox to develop their patience to try and counter this problem
The organs of the Wood Ox are the liver system. By keeping a balanced diet and reducing excess intake of rich foods, the Wood Ox can balance their bodily energy and keep a healthy lifestyle.