Many New Year events have come in our life. Some might have brought much luck to us and some might have left certain memories which we always would like to forget. But the new year 2012 is totally different from all past new years. The wide publicity given through the Hollywood film 2012 and the predictions according to the Mayan Astrology the year 2012 has attained a lot of importance as it is supposed to be the last year of earth. This caused a sort of panic among people and that is the reason the demand for 2012 horoscope is more. Though it is common for people to go through the yearly horoscope as the new year breaks, this is year the tendency is a bit more that last few years.
As the New Year breaks every year there will be a huge demand for calendar and New Year cards. This year too the situation is same. There is a huge demand for 2012 calendar. Many card manufacturers and retail outlets are started feeling the rush even now. According to their estimation there will be around 20% increase in the sales of New Year cards this year. Although the e cards and the use of internets have increased still there is a huge demand for paper cards. In many countries the postal services are used only during this season.
Every New Year comes up with new hopes and aspirations. Many people want to change their life style and certain habits by the arrival of New Year. So there will be a lot of New Year resolutions too. Though all these are a part of the celebrations, the real thing is their worry about the future. Only the horoscope predictions can satisfy them to certain extent. 2012 horoscope has started selling like hot cakes. Some business organizations are providing 2012 horoscope free of cost along with their 2012 calendar. This will make people to take these calendars home and display at a prominent place. Thus the business is getting a year long publicity for a single time investment.
The year 2012 has gained importance as it has feature in the Mayan predictions as the last year of the earth. This may not be true. But this prediction has induced many writers’ imagination and a lot of literary things have come up based on this predictions. This also played an important role in gaining importance to the year 2012. the same thing has happened in 1984 as that year was featured in the famous novel 1984 by George Orwell.
After all, life is only for once. We should enjoy it and also make others to enjoy it. Then only we can fulfill the real aims of our life. So it is better to leave apart all these predictions and the worries. Let us welcome the New Year with cheers. Let our feelings and emotions be conveyed through new year cards. As the New Year breaks, we should say a happy New Year to the entire world.