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New Moon: How Does This Phase Affect Us?

Even though itโ€™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 influence does the lunar phases of the New Moon have on our bodies and minds? How can we make the most out of this prosperous cycle? Youโ€™re about to know all there is about this promising phase thanks to our complete lunar guide!

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.

The New Moon is an invisible phase for us on Earth, because it's located between the Earth and the Sun, meaning the illuminated side shines away from us. Although this astronomical event is invisible in the night sky for us on Earth, this monthly cycle has huge impacts that we must pay attention to.

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When is the next New Moon? May 22, 2020

New Moon May on the 22nd in Gemini is a special Lunar event that will influence your month. It will inspire us to approach situations with positivity and optimism. The New Moon in Gemini is a time to reconnect with friends too. It's an opportune time to launch new projects and to follow your dreams. This period is ideally a time of hard work, whereas the Full Moon is a period of reward. 

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New Moon 2020 dates

* Above are the New Moon dates for 2020. Be sure to check back here at every date indicated for more precious insights.

What does the New Moon do?

This is without doubt the most difficult phase of the Moon to observe 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, it will appear as a tiny little crescent which will get bigger and bigger, day by day. 

The New Moon is the first lunar phase, when both the Sun and the Moon are at the same celestial longitude. During this phase, the lunar disk is invisible to the naked eye. The Moon affects are very important and impacting on the human body, our mental health and even women's menstrual cycles.

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What is the significance of the New Moon?

The New Moon marks a new beginning, it's time to start new things or initiate new projects. During this period, sow your seeds, 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 during the first lunar phase. Fifteen days afterwards, the Full Moon will illuminate the sky and it may bring you success and some good news!

What is the difference between the New Moon and the Full Moon?

The New Moon occurs when the Moon 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 Moon phase occurs when the Moon is on the opposite of the Earth from the Sun.

How to make the most of the New Moon

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

1) Hair that grows back faster

When should you cut your hair in accordance with the Moon? If you want your hair to grow back quicker, cut it when the Moon is in a crescent phase.

2) Easier weight loss

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

3) More resistant plants

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) A higher 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.

The New Moon’s effects on the human body

Just like the Full Moon, exerts believe that this phenomenon has a strong gravitational 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. 

Certain star signs become more sensitive zodiac signs 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.  

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By Susan Taylor

Editor in Chief and Astrologist for MyAstroMag - Iโ€™ve always been completely fascinated by the world Astrology, Tarot and Numerology and I also love sharing my insights into every aspect of these domains. Writing for you and forecasting my exclusive predictions are two of my main passions.

Editor in Chief and Astrologist for MyAstroMag - Iโ€™ve always been completely fascinated by the world Astrology, Tarot and Numerology and I also love sharing my insights into every aspect of these domains. Writing for you and forecasting my exclusive predictions are two of my main passions.

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