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Moon Phases: How Does The New Moon Affect Us?

Even though it’s invisible in the sky, a New Moon marks the start of a new lunar cycle, as well as the start of a new personal cycle. What the influence does the lunar phases of the New Moon have on our bodies and minds? How can we make the most out of the New Moon cycle? You’re about to know all there is about the New Moon!

From an astronomical point of view, the New Moon corresponds with the lunar phase, during which the Moon finds itself in between the Earth and the Sun. Follow the Moon phases calendar here for more insight.

It is very difficult to observe the New Moon because it’s too close to the Sun. Furthermore, the Moon’s visible side isn’t illuminated by the Sun during its orbit, so it becomes invisible once night falls. Afterwards, the Moon will appear as a tiny little crescent which will get bigger and bigger, day by day.

When is the next New Moon? November 7, 2018

The New Moon of November 7, 2018 will appear in ScorpioThe New Moon on November 7 will encourage harmony, peace and positive energy. The Scorpio zodiac sign will experience heightened feelings and emotions on the night of the New Moon. Scorpio will be encouraged to ask themselves difficult questions and to reflect on how to do better.

How does the New Moon of November 7, 2018 affect us?

The New Moon will be poorly connected to Pluto meaning our fears and anxiety levels are set to increase drastically on November, 7. Mercury and Uranus’ positions will have people feeling nervous and on edge for no apparent reason. As for Venus and Mars, these planets will add a touch of passion and spice into romantic relationships, which could spill over into anger. New Moons are great because they often bring clarity with them and help us find the answers we need.

Each of the 12 zodiac signs will be affected by both the New Moon and the Full Moon; however this November 7, 2018, Scorpio, Pisces, Cancer, Libra, Gemini and Aquarius will be most affected by the New Moon. The six zodiac signs selected will receive a boost of courage and will find ways to finally express their needs and desires.

When should you cut your hair in accordance with the Moon? Which phase is the Moon in today? The Moon has and will always be a subject of wonder and fascination, which is why we bring you our complete Lunar cycle calendar. The Full Moon is the best known lunar phase and now, thanks to our calendar, you never have to miss another one again!

What does the New Moon do?

The New Moon is the first lunar phase, when both the Sun and the Moon are at the same celestial longitude. During the phase of the New Moon, the lunar disk is invisible to the naked eye.

What happens on the day of a New Moon?

The New Moon is an invisible phase for us on Earth, because the Moon is located between the Earth and the Sun, meaning the illuminated side shines away from us.

What is the significance of the New Moon?

The New Moon marks a new start, it's the perfect time to initiate new projects.

During the New Moon, sow any seeds you may have. If you’re planning for a baby, it's worth knowing that the New Moon is the ideal period for conceiving a child.

If you have a professional or romantic project, delve into it when there’s a New Moon. Fifteen days afterwards, the Full Moon will illuminate the sky and it may bring you success and some good news! 

Feeling a little skeptical? Have a think and you’ll see that all of the victories come from projects that were initiated during a New Moon. 

Lunar Phases Calendar

What Is The Difference Between the New Moon and the Full Moon?

The New Moon occurs when theMoon is located between the Earth and the Sun and a Full Moon is when we are able to see the entire illuminated portion of the Moon. The Full Mon phase occurs when the Moon is on the opposite of the Earth from the Sun.

Spiritual practices: How to benefit from the New Moon

The New Moon and cutting your hair

If you want your hair to grow back quicker, cut it when the Moon is in a crescent phase; between the New Moon and the Full Moon.

The New Moon and dieting

The body deep-cleans itself during the New Moon, so to lose weight without a lot of effort, start a 3-day diet once the New Moon begins. This really works!

The New Moon and gardening

Vegetables are the most resistant when the Moon is in an ascending phase. This is the time to sow any seeds, plant, harvest, or do any grafting.

The New Moon and your libido

If your relationship is on the brink of ending, the New Moon is the ideal time to initiate any new projects or surprise your partner. In short, this is the time to breathe a second wind or attempt a second try.

The New Moon’s effects on the body

The New Moon, just like the Full Moon, exerts a strong pull on the elements, including the human body. 

Researchers believe that sleeping troubles are intensified during the time of a Full Moon and the New Moon. Some people are more sensitive to the Moon’s phases than others are, so if you have some nights where you don’t get a wink when there’s a Full Moon or a New Moon, you may be lunar-sensitive.  

Some advice for future moms: even if it hasn’t been scientifically proven, the number of childbirths increases when there’s a New Moon.


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