Happy New Year Y'all, it's the year of the black water dragon, which means time to reset your goals and start off again. As for what your Chinese zodiac animal is and what this year brings, click here: http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/node/614791
As for making the most of this year, superstitions to avoid on this day for a happy year, according to About.com:
1. Dirty Doings
Put your feet up and relax. Certainly the most enjoyable of the Chinese New Year superstitions, sweeping and cleaning is strictly forbidden. The Chinese believe cleaning means you'll sweep all of your good luck out the front door.