New Year’s Eve is a time when superstition and “luck” come into play in order to bring good luck for the upcoming year. There are many different New Year’s superstitions that may be observed on New Year’s Eve, some of which date back to ancient times. Here are some of the most common New Year’s superstitions:
Don’t clean your house on New Year’s Day –
It is said that sweeping on the first day of the year will cause bad luck or illness for someone in your family.
Bake a cake with a penny inside –
If you bake a cake with a penny hidden inside it and let each person cut their own piece, whoever gets the piece with the penny will be blessed with good luck for the coming year.
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Make a wish at midnight –
Right, when the clock strikes 12, make a wish and it will supposedly come true in the year ahead.
Wear red underwear –
Wearing red underwear on New Year’s Eve is said to bring you good luck and fortune throughout the new year.
Jump out of bed at midnight –
It is believed that if you jump out of bed at midnight, your luck for the new year will be higher.
Don’t break anything –
Breaking glass or dishes on New Year’s Day is thought to bring bad luck throughout the entire year.
These are just a few of the many New Year superstitions that have been passed down through generations. Some people observe them in order to increase their chance for good luck and fortune in the upcoming year, while others may choose not to. Whatever you decide, remember that it’s important to focus on making positive changes and taking extra precautions when celebrating this joyous holiday! Happy New Year!