The build up of New Moon and Solar Eclipse energies are upon us! This is the time to look within and all around us to see what is no longer working in our lives and to let go and make room for what does. These intense spiritual energies are here to help us to bring to light that which has been in the shadows for deep healing. As a nation we are individually and collectively experiencing what is traditionally considered “the dark night of the soul”. In Oriental Medicine, the healing process is based on a holistic approach of helping the whole person, by balancing body, mind and spirit, instead.
Wow! This is a powerful full moon accompanied with a lunar eclipse to help amplify the energy of letting go, setting our intentions, taking action and transforming into our best selves. Making this an exciting, and can be freighting, time of growth and self-discovery. Chinese ancestors believed that eclipses were evil because the sunlight was blocked out and darkness occurred. They used to bang pots and pans to scare the evil spirits and dragons away. However, this is actually the time to accept our shadow self, the perceived unlovable aspects of ourselves and each other. The Universe is encouraging us to embrace the unknown and go with the flow. Let.
New Moon energies in Leo are all about jumping into the heart of the matter and being courageous living your dream! It’s time to take heart-centered action and be clear about your intention. Coming from love, acceptance, and compassion promotes self-care and healing for those around us. Excess stress during the summer months causes disharmony in the heart meridian, energy center. This is an excellent time to reflect on balancing body, mind, and spirit and reset wherever necessary to maintain good health and a joyous attitude. In Chinese Medicine, the Heart Meridian, the Fire element, controls the emotions, and houses the spirit, Shen. During these hot, humid days of summer.
Happy July! Summer is here, vacation is near, happiness abounds! The theme for this full moon is to choose joy, let go of worry and suffering, contemplate healing possibilities and enjoy. In order to create emotional, physical, and spiritual balance it is necessary to establish boundaries.This is essential to coexist peacefully with others. We all need to learn how to get along and not lose ourselves in the process, to flourish in love instead. In Oriental Medicine, summer is the season of Fire, the Heart meridian, energy center of love. It is also partnered with the Small Intestine meridian, the energy center for separating the pure from the impurities. Just.
Super New Moon in Cancer, the sign of home, emotional well being, and water is happening on Friday, June 23, just after the Summer Solstice, the official start of summer! We have all been feeling the heat, it is best to drop in deep and ground in love and stay out of our heads and drop into our hearts to avoid over heating. Get into the ocean if possible to cleanse and neutralize your energies. I have been feeling very blessed indeed to have swam in the sea. In Chinese Medicine, the summer element is fire, heart and small intestine meridians, joy and/or anxiety, the color red, taste bitter, a.
It’s the start of the new month and new season, we have every reason to celebrate. Life is in full swing, much of the inner work we have been encouraged to engage in is coming to fruition with this Full Strawberry Moon, named for marking the time to pick strawberries. We can take a breath and enjoy the moment. Transformation is happening, relax and play, and feel a sense of completion while moving into a higher state of being, consciousness, and dropping into our hearts. This fiery energy will continue to assist us to evolve into greater love and compassion, something we all need to share and receive! We are.
The Super New Moon in Gemini brings a spirit of lightness and well being, something we can all appreciate! It’s also time to begin new activities and fulfill new ideas, while letting go of old habits and embracing the unknown with joy. This is the time to accept the healing changes that have been taking place within and jump into our hearts and shine brightly to uplift ourselves and others. This past year has been a deep healing period of old wounds and fears around loving and being vulnerable for many people I have seen in the healing rooms at Wonderworks, myself included. I am deeply touched by the willingness.
When you find yourself up at the crack of dawn with the full moon shining in your window wondering what went wrong, pause take a deep breath, and let go knowing everything’s ok. The Full Moon this month in May is unpredictable, bringing matters to a head. All that goes bump in the night is not wrong but it just might be a sign that it is time to move through and celebrate you! Full moons are about letting go of old ideas and behaviors that no longer work anymore. It is the time to evolve into our Higher Self. Time to embrace love, especially of self, because without love.
In Chinese Medicine, spring is the season of the Wood element, which is controlled by the Liver and Gallbladder organ systems. The characteristics are flexibility and clarity at best, and at worst, confusion and anger. This has been an intense time of growth and rebirth, with lots of twists and turns and ups and downs. The purpose is to create a larger container in which to function on this Earth plane. With the New Moon in Taurus, a sense of stability is being created to help ground these new growth energies into being. I have seen a lot of people lately who need help with growing pains, myself included, that.
The Full Moon on April 11, is called the Pink Moon and is pregnant with love and life possibilities. The earth is ripe with life sprouting up all around us. Vibrant colors and increased light create renewed energy and motivate us into action. During this heart-centered Aries time, be sure to get lots rest to replenish your vitality and get ready for more action and adventure. In Chinese Medicine the moon cycle corresponds with the Yin aspect, which is restorative, and represents the internal, quiet, dark, contemplative nighttime feminine essence necessary to nurture life. As opposed to the Yang aspect, which is daytime, hot, bright, active masculine essence. Both are.