For German physicist Arnold Sommerfeld, the good news was that he was nominated for a Nobel Prize 81 times. The bad news? He never won. Actor Richard Burton had a similar fate. He was nominated for an Academy Award seven times, but never got an Oscar. If there’s anything that even vaguely resembles that in your life, the next 12 months are the most favorable time ever to break the spell. In the next few weeks, you get a hint how it will unfold.