These Chinese New Year secrets help you set the energy within your home and yourself to open opportunities to good fortune and inner peace for the Year of the Wood Dragon 2024.

Alice had a challenging year last year, filled with fear for her health, anger about not being able to see her family, and general negativity about her finances. She is worried that this year may be another of the same.

Alice needs to know that she can impact the energy in her home and within herself by implementing the Secrets of the Chinese New Year Traditions.dragon for 2024

When the energy in your home is not aligned with your desires, it can be overwhelming.

If the energy in your home is negative or stagnant, it will impact all areas of your life, including your peace of mind. wealth, passion, health, relationships, and good fortune.

The energy within you also influences your mindset, health, and prosperity.

What do you do for yourself that uplifts you?

Do you spend time in nature, move your body, eat healthy foods, listen to music, dance, express yourself by painting, or meditate? Uplifting activities support your goals and will serve you well in the upcoming year.

Chinese New Year brings an opportunity for a new beginning; the time is ripe for change.  What do you want to create in 2024?

Prepare for Chinese New Year By Implementing These Chinese New Year Secrets 

In 2024, the Chinese New Year begins on February 10th. In addition to choosing positive thoughts, you can prepare by implementing the Chinese New Year secrets below.

What you do on New Year’s Day is believed to set the tone for your entire year.

Do you want happiness, prosperity, good health, and peace of mind? Then, it is time to do something that makes you feel that way on February Tenth. Spend time in nature, move your body, listen to music, and engage in a creative project.  It is a time to celebrate, enjoy yourself, and hold a positive vision for the year ahead.

Avoid activities that you do not want more of in the new year, such as arguing, making clutter, and ignoring your desires

Here are the 10 Chinese New Year Secrets to Good Fortune

Do These Secrets Before New Year’s Day (February 10, 2024)

Secret # 1 

Make way for something new by clearing clutter and cleaning your SPACE so fresh opportunities and Good Fortune can find you.

If your space is messy and cluttered, there is no room for your good fortune to land.

Check the clutter in your home, purse, wallet, computer, files, car, and office. Clean your refrigerator of expired foods, old meats, or produce, and wipe the shelves and drawers.

Clean your windows. Windows symbolizes your ability to see opportunities and challenges and allows easy access to your clarity.

Secret # 2 

Ensure all the trash and recycling are emptied on New Year’s Eve, not New Year’s Day.

The activities you do on New Year’s Day set the tone for the coming year, and you do not want to spend the entire year taking out trash.

What do you want to spend the new year doing, having, and being? 

Secret # 3

Wear something new that is red for good fortune. It could be a bracelet, ribbon, a shirt, or something hidden like underwear. Red attracts good luck and good fortune.

Secret # 4

Pay off as many of your debts as possible and all your current bills in full. This opens the way and sets your intention to be debt-free in the New Year.

Secret # 5

Fill your pantry and refrigerator with healthy and delicious foods to affirm longevity and vibrant health.

What are some of your favorite healthy foods? Oranges, apples, berries, kale, broccoli, almonds, oats, salmon, etc. List the foods that set the tone for a healthy year and stock up on them.

Secret # 6

Oranges and tangerines are symbols of abundant happiness. Display them in a bowl or tray on your dining table or kitchen. When you place them, feel yourself being abundantly happy. Send those feelings of abundance and joy into the universe. Your feelings and intentions impact your experiences.

Secret # 7

Bring flowers into your home. Flowers are believed to symbolize wealth and high positions in one’s career.

Flowers elevate your space's energy flow, bringing you good vibes.  Often, you will see potted yellow blooming chrysanthemums in the stores at Chinese New Year time. I like how the yellow flowers brighten up my kitchen and dining table.

If you can't find chrysanthemums, a fresh bouquet of your favorite flowers is excellent, too.

Secret # 8

Treat yourself to a new purse or wallet and fill it with cash. It is an excellent boost for your abundance and wealth. 

Look at your wallet and/or purse. What condition is it in? Does it look worn, tattered, stitching unraveling, or discolored? Do you want to start your year with the energy of worn, seeing it's a time of usefulness energy? 

Secret # 9

Feed the birds. Birds symbolize bringing “good news,” and they lift the happiness chi/energy around the house or office.

If you don’t have a bird feeder, you can put birdseed on the ground where you can see the birds eating.

Secret # 10

On New Year’s Eve, open the front door to release all last year’s energy and all that goes with it. It is important that you gently release the energy with a neutral heart. 

Ring bells several times to remove negative energy as you usher it out the front door. If you need bells, check these out. These are the bells I use.

Next, invite the Good Fortune, luck, and inner peace of the New Year to enter your home.


You can choose to do the secrets that you believe will have the most impact on you first. If you feel overwhelmed by everything on this list, remember it is about progress, not perfection.

Alice starts with secret #1 today because she believes clearing clutter will open the pathway for all she wants this year. Where will you begin?

Your thoughts and actions impact your Good Fortune now and in the future. You can join Alice in preparing for the new year and your Good Fortune, luck, and inner peace by implementing one or all of the secrets.

I wish you a year of good fortune, abundance, and inner peace.

Nancy Dadami is an Intentional Creativity Guide, Feng Shui Specialist, and cheerleader for your dreams. Her passion is to serve seekers, conscious creators, and online entrepreneurs called to expansion, education, and freedom. This results in living the best version of themselves, creating a life of abundance, self-awareness, purpose, and inner peace. Claim your free ‘Your Inner Peace Matters Checklist” Here

10 Chinese New Year Secrets to Good Fortune and Inner Peace in 2024

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