We often consider moon rituals in relation to the Full Moon, but there are all sorts of practices that you can embrace throughout the moon cycle.
As the moon is in its Waning Crescent phase, it is a time for letting go that little bit more. It’s the ultimate self-care phase of the cycle.
This horoscope is dedicated to the ways in which you harness this moon energy, best suited to your Zodiac.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
Aries, at times you can find concentration hard. The thought of sitting down and writing an essay might make your skin crawl, and you might find it hard to listen at times. Struggling with concentration may also affect practices like sitting still in meditation; if this is the case, why not try a walking meditation?
This could look like a walk in nature where you try to be more present than usual. Get yourself outside today and take the time to think about three things you can hear, three things you can see and three things you can feel; it will anchor you into the present.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
It’s often like you, Taurus, to enjoy engaging in activities that get you moving. Your sign is known for being very physical. Dancing is an amazing way to shake off any energy that isn’t serving you: this could be dancing in a sensual way, dancing in a chaotic way, or dancing in a choreographed way.
Today, you will benefit from getting up and moving, and continuing to shake until you feel like you’ve shaken off all that’s bothering you off. Have no shame in shaking and dancing!
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
Tap into that playful energy of yours today, Gemini, and express yourself creatively in order to work through whatever it is that’s feeling heavy and swirling around your head. Maybe you could pick up a paintbrush and start splashing colours around just for the fun of it, or maybe you could write poetry to try and articulate your thoughts.
You have so much passion and creativity – the key thing is to be able to channel it in a way that supports you. In other words, actively create!
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
No sign loves creating a cosy sanctuary more than you, Cancer. It’s probable that you’re happiest when you’re having a warm bath with a candle on, or when you’re enjoying absolute silence while in your dressing gown and drinking a delicious hot chocolate.
These acts of self-care help you process where you’re at and help you feel good about yourself. Double down on these things today to top your cup of self-love up.
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
Leo, you always have so much energy going out; you love to perform, and to talk and to be seen. Today, however, call some of the energy back in and give it to yourself… What parts of you could do with more love and care?
Be honest with yourself – there are likely parts of yourself that you’ve been neglecting. Try a breathwork exercise to help anchor you back into the only moment you have now.
Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
Virgo, you love learning and gaining wisdom that you can action in your life. Today, why not sign up to a group or program that really speaks to you, and it’s designed to support you on your well-being and healing journey.
Truth is, when we start to seek out these groups, we realise they’re more than we knew of! Trust that you’ll find the right thing at the exact moment you needed.
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Finding equilibrium and balance in your life is important, Libra. Chances are, you feel out of sync when you know you have issues in different areas of your life – from your relationships to your money. It’s important that you feel balance in order to be able to create; especially when you’re working on things you’re very passionate about.
Today, tackle the things you need to head on in order to help you feel a little more balanced.
Scorpio (October 23 – November 22)
Scorpio, you don’t need to be in constant competition! This energy just creates more stress in your life than you realise, and it leads to comparison on some level.
Make a conscious effort today to release this, on order to create more space in your life. Affirmations are a powerful tool to help you reframe and program your way of seeing the world – try writing some that truly empower you.
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
Sagittarius, self-care often isn’t a big priority of yours as you’re more focused on seeking out adventure and new experiences. This means you might be going from place to place, starting new projects or meeting new people, and spending less time nesting at home and being still.
However, embrace the cyclical nature of the Waning Crescent and go inwards a bit more than usual.
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
Capricorn, self-care also isn’t something that comes naturally to you either. You’re someone who focuses on the bigger things and perhaps overlooks the things you might think are frivolous or overly indulgent – but there’s nothing indulgent about it looking after yourself.
By giving yourself the care, attention and time that you deserve, you can show up as a better version of yourself in the world – in turn, making you a better worker, friend and partner.
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
Aquarius, one of the best hacks for you during the Waning Crescent phase is to spend some time walking in solitude. Consider this a key grounding practice for you – it’s perfect for your Zodiac, given you’re an air sign who spends a lot of time in their head.
If you really want to work on grounding down, try walking around barefoot… This grounding practice will bring you back down to the Earth in an instant.
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
It’s likely that you find yourself going between reality and fantasy often, Pisces, which means you live in a state of inspiration. Sometimes you might feel like it’s hard to action this inspiration because you’re caught up in the day-to-day activities.
But rather than stressing about not bringing things into fruition, release any anxiety today and know that things will come through you when they are supposed to. Don’t force or push anything today!