2013, the year of the black water snake, the sixth sign of the 12 animal Chinese Zodiac, begins on February 10th.

The snake represents steady progress and attention to detail. It emphasizes the focus and discipline that will be necessary to achieve what you set out to create in the year ahead.

The Common Character of People Born in the Year of Snake
People born in the Year of the Snake are believed to be thoughtful in approaching problems rationally and logically, rather than instinctively.

They are considered complex beings, clever, and people of few words who are astute in business. Water Snakes are lucky with finances, and are adventurous spirits and love to take risks. They are also very intelligent and often a wellspring of creative ideas. They love to socialize and meet new friends. They are proud of their achievements, and also very thoughtful and considerate of others. They are also insightful and naturally intuitive, and appreciate beauty. They tend to be stylish, fashionable and to have exceptional taste.

Tendencies to avoid include stinginess, egoism and conceit. They may be too active at times, suspicious of others and relying only on their own abilities. Determined and ambitious snakes can take their failures hard.

The Overall Trend in 2013 

The 2013 horoscope predicts that it is a good year to begin important detail work, including research and investigation and utilization of analytical skills. This is the year to make headway in slow and methodical ways.