This New Moon in Libra is the first moon phase within fall and it's happening tonight! This New Moon will bring about a large amount of romantic, transformative, and fortunate energy. Which is quite welcome during this intense retrograde period, especially with eclipse season rounding the corner. Let's not forget ,were still in the midst of several Retrogrades- including the dreaded Mercury Retrograde. Which halts us to view our issues more closely and not ignore them. Thankfully, the New Moon will provide some relief from the Retrograde's intense effects. Check out our Retrograde Madness blog HERE, to see how your sign is being affected through it all! During this moon phase, we'll all be able to release ourselves from our pasts and set our sights on new beginnings. This New Moon is an excellent time to start fresh in all aspects of your life. If you've been wanting to make a change, now is the time before we enter Eclipse season! The Planet of Communication has been dancing backwards, causing things to be hazy. However, this is about to change very soon—especially when it comes to love. This moon phase will put you into a hyper-focused state about how well your friendships and relationships are functioning.
The earth lines up with the sun when a new moon comes about, making it appear virtually unnoticeable from your perspective but that doesn't make this moon phase any less effective. There are usually 12 new moons each year, and they correspond to different astrological signs. A strong friendship will seep into your love life and make it much better, too. You'll spend a bit of time determining whether someone new in your life is better off in the friend zone... or something more. If you've been with your partner for a long time, you might appreciate the friendship foundation that you have built. During the new moon, friendships are likely to be at the forefront. Jupiter is also in the picture, however. You will feel a powerful urge to take charge of your life. A word of caution to all: Anyone who tries to persuade you that you can't or shouldn't do something will not be met with a positive response. New moon or not, we're still under retrograde influence and we will not shy away from important issues. So as the new moon enters Libra, it's time to start manifesting your desires, keeping your cool and addressing relationship status. This is especially important to work through before eclipse season begins. Now that we've covered that, let's see how your zodiac sign will be affected:
Aries: You may find yourself feeling extra sensitive during this time. Try to focus on positive thinking and visualization. You're getting a clearer picture of who you can completely rely on, which is why this new moon will be particularly enlightening. Setting boundaries with others is a good approach to avoid getting wounded in the future and knowing who is involved in the current quarrel. During this time, its important to keep your cool Aries, somethings we just can't take back. For you, dear Aries, we recommend Lava stone! Lava Stone is a stabilizing stone that helps us feel connected to Mother Earth. It gives us strength and courage when times are tough, allowing us to stay grounded through periods of change. It can be beneficial to have a piece of calming amethyst with you when faced with difficult situations. Very useful for dissipating anger, it is known as a "bouncing back" stone due to its ability to provide guidance and understanding.
Taurus: The new moon in Libra can bring about some changes in your love life, be it friendship or relationship wise. Be open to new possibilities. Get some fresh air during the new moon. Walk outside with friends or family and, dear Taurus. Go out, socialize and absorb the autumn mood. It's a wonderful opportunity to get in touch with your surroundings and the changing seasons. Make an effort to be in the now. For you dear Taurus, we recommend Amethyst during these difficult times. Amethyst is known to have been traditionally worn to guard against drunkeness and to instill a sober mind. The word amethyst comes from the Greek meaning "without drunkenness" and amethyst is believed to protect one from poison.....so great for a Saturday night out or Monday morning!
Gemini: This is a good time to focus on your career and manifest your goals. Keep a positive attitude and things will fall into place.I know that's easier said than done dear Gemi but you are far more in control of your emotions than you realize. Find a comfortable spot by the fire, grab your favorite book, and spend the day relaxing, for you it's all about some much needed self-care. While you have a few moments of free time, focus on yourself and how you treat those you love. Tourmaline helps people feel more inspired and happy, as well as calm their fears and boost their self-esteem. It's also utilized to balance yin and yang forces since it is a physical link to the spiritual. This is an extremely protective stone and it'll help you shield your emotions from those of others.
Cancer: The new moon in Libra brings insights into your relationships. Be honest with yourself and others to create more harmony. It's not that you've forgotten about your connection with your family; rather, you're yearning for a more profound one. A great way to involving your family is by having them help you create a family tree or interview them to get their story. This will help you to bond as a family. Try looking at your family from a different perspective. Rhodochrosite is a stone that integrates physical and spiritual energies, stimulating love and passion while energizing the soul. Rhodochrosite opens the heart, lifting depression and encouraging a positive and cheerful outlook. This gorgeous stone will help you find said perspective.
Leo: The new moon in Libra brings creativity and fun. Follow your heart and let your imagination run wild.You're feeling burned out and exhausted since you haven't had any fun lately. You have too many things scheduled. No matter how much work you think you've accomplished, there's always more that arrives in your inbox, leaving you feeling stressed. The answer is straightforward: Take a vacation from your job to recuperate and rejuvenate your energy. The pyrite stone is known to be a perfect tool to be used when it comes to balancing or activating the first Chakra also known as the Base Chakra. This stone holds both fire and earth energies within it. It can aid in communicating more openly and even more truthfully with someone which in turn can provide more protection both physical and emotional.
Virgo: This is a good time to focus on your health and well-being. Take some time for yourself and recharge your batteries. You might feel unbalanced and unsteady lately. Maybe it feels like months since you were able to stand tall with pride. You're seeking for a boost in your confidence, one that you may offer yourself. As a result, you should pamper yourself with something nice. This is the moment you've been waiting for, so don't pass it up. Sometimes, a break is needed before sprinting to the finish line. For you dear Virgo, we recommend Quartz! Quartz is a stone of clarity which dispels negative energy. It can be used to purify and clarify on the spiritual, mental, and physical planes. It is also powerfully protective and enhances spiritual growth, spirituality and wisdom.
Libra: The new moon is in your sign dear Libra! This is a powerful time to manifest your desires. Be confident and believe in yourself. You don't enjoy being in the limelight, Libra. When you get praise, you're likely to flee and blush. The new moon is a time for you to reflect on your positive qualities and appreciate all that makes you special. It's your birthday month! Time to celebrate you! For you dear Libra we recommend Green Onyx! Green Onyx has the power to relieve you of tension, worry, stress and fears. It is also said to encourage wise decision making and helps to keep you eager and inspired.
Scorpio: The new moon in Libra can bring some unexpected changes. Go with the flow and trust that everything will work out in the end. Sometimes you just want to escape to your own private island, where you can relax in peace and quiet. Those goals may not be realized, but you will be able to create some personal time to focus on restorative wellness. Sodalite is one of the best tools for ideal healing and spiritual growth. It is also used to enhance self- expression by soothing and calming your spirit and gives strength to your intuition. Sodalite benefits are all about expressing the truth, logic, and inner peace. Its properties are deeply connected to the heart which has a big part of its meaning.
Sagittarius: This is a good time to focus on your personal relationships. Spend time with those you love and let them know how much they mean to you. Plan a fun night out with your pals. It's been a while since you've seen your crew, which is why it's essential to catch up. All who attend will be in attendance to share their beloved experiences, discover brand new things about each other, and laugh together. The Herkimer Diamond is known to help with attunement, astral connections and provides clarity. Herkimer Diamond is a highly vibrational stone that has been referred to as “The Stone of Attunement”. It helps you feel at ease in unpleasant situations and leads you in the correct path when things get tough. The Herkimer Quartz will enhance your psychic abilities and help you connect with your spirit guides more readily. They are an excellent instrument for developing clairvoyant and clairaudient abilities owing to their high frequency.
Capricorn: The new moon in Libra brings opportunities for advancement in your career. Stay positive and seize the day. A recent professional partnership with colleagues has not only improved your status, but also the way you communicate with them. Use this time to create stronger bonds with the people you work with. After all, we may always use more friends in life, and now you've acquired several more excellent ones. In keeping with its symbolism, ocean jasper is said to provide calm, uplifting energy to the holder in trying times, feeding into a more optimistic outlook on life. The stone aids clearer communication, and enhances self-confidence as well as self-insight.
Aquarius: This is a good time to focus on your personal goals. Visualize what you want to achieve and take steps towards making it happen. A spiritual or philosophical endeavor that you have recently become interested in is motivating you to learn more about the cause and understand more about yourself. Don't be afraid to learn more about your new interest. You're broadening your horizons. The emerald is the sacred stone of the goddess Venus. It was thought to preserve love. The emerald has long been the symbol of hope. It is considered by many to be the stone of prophecy. For many the emerald acts as a tranquilizer for a troubled mind.
Pisces: The new moon in Libra can bring some insights into your love life. Be honest with yourself and others to create more harmony. When we feel passionately about something, it's as if we're the hottest and coolest fish in the pond. With a high level of confidence, you can achieve any goal. If you desire it, you will obtain it in some manner. As with all white sacred gemstones, Howlite can bring peace and clarity of mind – its black lines, however, signify that the mind is still at work, focused, not shut off. Its relation to snow makes it a crystal of the winter months when the bodies of mammals enter into either full or partial hibernation. This process is integral spiritually; it provides the soul and spirit the energy they need to continue their important transformative works.
The new moon in Libra is a time of manifestation. Whatever you focus on during this time will become your reality. So, it's important to focus on what you want, not what you don't want. Be positive, confident, and believe in yourself. The sky is the limit! For more information on Astrology and it's affect on you, check out our Guild!