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What Is It The New Moon And How Does It Affect Us?

Even though it’s invisible in the sky, a New Moon marks the beginning of a new lunar cycle, as well as a fresh start for all of us. Its energies essentially urge us to double our efforts and to prepare for the rewards to come. With this in mind, we bet you're wondering what happens during this phase and what influence it exerts on our bodies and minds. Susan Taylor answers all of your questions and reveals how can we make the most out of this prosperous instance. Discover all the dates here in order to anticipate this important catalyst motion.

What is the New Moon and what does it actually do?

From an astronomical point of view, the New Moon occurs when the Moon finds itself in between the Earth and the Sun, meaning it's impossible to observe in the sky because the illuminated side shines away from us. During this stage, the Sun and the Moon are next to each other, on the same degree of the zodiac, forming a Sun conjunct Moon composition.

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This monthly cycle has huge impacts that we must pay attention to, especially with regards to our moods and bodies. Indeed, it symbolizes a second chance and blesses you with a clean slate. That's why it's the perfect time to meditate, plan and organize your next steps towards success. in short, it's purifying energy helps you in your reflection and analysis.

Despite this phase being dimly lit, we know that the sky hasn't been abandoned and that the Moon will appear again. The absence of light during this phase can be destabilizing, although, if you embrace the darkness, you'll soon understand that it can be a doorway to any possibility and the energy contained in your intentions will soon manifest. 

Indeed the New Moon marks the point at which we turn over a new leaf and is the ideal time to start new things or initiate new projects. During this period, we are encouraged to sow our seeds, so, if you’re planning for a baby, it's worth knowing that the New Moon is the ideal period for conceiving a child.

👉 Follow the Moon calendar 2021 here for more insight into each cycle and read your 2021 horoscope.

How will you benefit from the New Moon? - Make the most of your new beginning

It's a time of darkness and pause, yet it's full of possibilities for us to write a beautiful next chapter to our lives. It embodies the essence of beginning, searching, pausing, preparing and planning that sets our plans in motion. It can also be seen as a time when the beautiful feminine qualities of reflection and presence take precedence over the masculine principles of action and dynamism. That's right, the New Moon encourages us to think and prepare before taking action.

If you have a professional or romantic project for example, delve into it with regards to your planning during this phase and then, 15 days afterwards, the Full Moon will illuminate the sky and it may bring you success and some good news!

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How does the New Moon affect us?

You can enjoy the benefits of this event in many aspects of your life. From hair care, your diet, gardening to sex, make the most of this time to make changes in your life. Here are 4 cases of the magical effects this phenomenon has on us!

1) It accelerates hair regrowth

If you want your hair to grow back faster, cut your hair when the Moon is in its rising phase, that is, between the New Moon and Full Moon. The same rule also applies to hair removal, including waxing and shaving.

2) It makes weight loss easier

The body deep-cleans itself during this period and you'll soon see that you lose weight without too much effort being required. Start a 3-day diet once this phase begins. 

3) It makes plants more resistant 

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.

4) It increases your sex drive

If your relationship is on the brink of ending, this period is 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.

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How does it impact our sleep pattern?

Exerts believe that this phenomenon has a strong gravitational pull on the elements, including the human body. Researchers believe that sleeping troubles are intensified at this point. As for the most sensitive zodiac signs, they are often impacted more than others and will struggle to get the full 8 hours of required sleep because they have been found to be more lunar-sensitive.  

Astrologist Susan Taylor

Astrologist Susan Taylor's insights:

'The astrological highlights of any month are the New Moon and the Full Moon. The symbolic side of this cycle resonates in the water element and represents emotions, intuition, attraction, creativity and femininity. This phase has a very important impact on everything to do with relationships because it increases our emotional sensitivity.'

When is the next New Moon? It's on May 11, 2021

This is a special Lunar event that will influence our month. It will inspire us to express our feelings and even confess our love for people we are crushing on. Our relationships will be blessed with passion and honesty during here and will be even stronger for it. Energy, enthusiasm and positivity will help us reconnect with our old passions too. This period is ideally a time of hard work, whereas the Full Moon is a period of reward. 

👉 Read up on New Moon wishes here!

New Moon dates for 2021

Never miss this event again thanks to our calendar. Plus, be sure to check back here at every date indicated for more precious insights.


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* Literature Source: The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need, Author; Joanna Martine Woolfolk, Published in 2012 and available here: Amazon - The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need

By Susan Taylor

Editor in Chief and Astrologist for MyAstroMag - I’ve always been completely fascinated by the world of Astrology and horoscopes. Writing for you and forecasting my exclusive predictions are my main passions.

Editor in Chief and Astrologist for MyAstroMag - I’ve always been completely fascinated by the world of Astrology and horoscopes. Writing for you and forecasting my exclusive predictions are my main passions.

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