You may remember, that Years in the Gregorian Calendar ending with Two and Three are Under the influence of the Water Element. Years Ending in Two are Ren壬 (Yang Water), and those ending with Three are Xin 辛(Yin Water). If looking up a Birth Year, it is important to remember to check when New Year’s Day is, for someone born in January or February.
It would be important to keep in Mind the anatomical correlations of Water. In the body, Water relates to the kidneys, the urinary bladder and the ears. Those born in Water Years, or in years of the Three Water Animals, the Rat, Pig and Ox, should pay careful attention to possible health problems in these organs. Balanced associations of the Water Element are stillness, flexibility, intuition, rest, rejuvenation, creativity, innovation, reflection, philosophy, and conservation. If the Water Element is imbalanced, there is a tendency toward inconstancy, anxiety nervousness, insecurity, eccentricity, fear and passivity. In the body, these can cause urinary tract infections, kidney stones, hearing disorders.
Those born in Ren 壬 (Yang Water) Years are very loyal. Think of a flowing river. They have above average skills in interpersonal relations and persuasion, and influence others' thoughts. They can be effective, by being persuasive and assertive. Their flair lies in recognizing and using the talents and resources at their fingertips. Yang Water Element people are naturals at getting the project rolling. They are good communicators.
Those born in Xin 辛 (Yin Water) Years tend towards silence tend towards silence are usually very psychic, intuitive and empathic, ruled by sympathetic vibrations from others, understanding their feelings and emotions. Think of an undisturbed pond. They have an eye for spotting things that have potential, while being flexible, intuitive, diplomatic and unimposing; they are calm people with fresh ideas. They also tend to lean too much on others for support.
The interpretation of the Meaning of a Chinese Birth Year, of course, can only be fully understood in relationship to the Year’s Zodiac Animal.