Your natal moon sign describes your emotional nature and gives you clues as to what your soul needs to feel most secure and content.
The moon orbits the earth every 29ish days and during its journey will spend roughly 2.5 days in each sign per cycle. The days in which the moon travels through your Natal Moon Sign are said to be good days for you, emotionally, and therefore peak days of performance.
If you have specific goals in mind for any given month, you can find out when the moon is going to be visiting your moon sign and plan accordingly, keeping in mind that the phase of the moon can add variances to the energetic.
For instance, a new moon in your sign can be a time of heightened confidence--excellent for taking on new projects. The full moon in your sign is likely to illuminate your inner realms, swelling the tides within. The quarter moons in your moon sign reveals obstacles in your path toward contentment, but your empowered emotional state is ready to tackle the challenge head on. The balsamic moon shows you where to loosen your grip and begin to release otherwise disappointing issues. A dark moon in your sign is a great time for diving deep into soul work and self-reflection--a time of mystery, magic and healing.
To find your power moon cycle, you will have to know your natal moon sign. If you don't know it, visit www.astro.com and be prepared to enter your name, date time and location of your birth and it will give you a basic natal chart.
Your moon describes what you desire most in the world...
What Your Moon Sign Reveals About You:
Moon in Aries – Your instincts are on fire, and you have a tendency toward passionate emotional reactions. In times of crisis, you are fearless! You tend to initiate an emotional connection in most relationships, but if you lose interest in someone, you tend to also lack affection. Aries Moons desire continuous self improvement and have a hidden competitive streak. are all about the thrill of the chase, thrives on excitement and gets stuff done!
Moon in Taurus - Taurus Moons instinctually create for themselves a sense of security. Creatures of comfort, you know that beauty feeds the soul. You feel best when your home is well maintained, your pantry is well stocked, your bank account is healthy and you are surrounded by objects of beauty. Taurus Moons are very romantic, fiercely loyal and tend to have long-lasting romantic relationships. They can be prone to materialism, and often mistake "stuff" for "security." This is why it is crucial for Taurus Moon people to develop a healthy sense of self-love, so they know their true worth and value in the world.
Moon in Gemini – Gemini Moons, more than any sign of the zodiac, desires being in the know. You have a restless mind, always flitting from one idea to another. This can make it difficult to gage what a Gemini Moon is feeling at any given time, but one thing for certain is that, if you are stressed out, you feel most at ease when you can talk out your emotions! Gemini Moons like to travel, are excellent communicators and have a good sense of humor. When the moon is in your sign, your gifts of communicating are heightened and the world wants to hear what you have to say!
Moon in Cancer –The symbol of Cancer is the crab, who carries its home on its back. Cancer Moons feel most secure when they are in their own home, surrounded by their family. Their tough exoskeleton protects their mushy middles from the harsh realities of the world. Cancer Moon folks carry an undeniable longing for home. Cancer Moon, you are uber-sensitive to your surroundings, emotionally and in touch with those around you. Some would say you even have a heightened intuitive/ psychic sensibility. Cancer Moons bring a “mothering” energy to any group they belong. Sometimes Cancer Moons can overreact if they feel like they are not heard or appreciated. They enjoy nurturing by way of giving gifts or helping others out, but do expect their favors to be returned, but this can lead to misunderstandings and hurt feelings.
Moon in Leo – Leo Moons desire to be adored! And it's not hard for others to admire you, Leo Moon, because you are generally optimistic, generous and full of integrity. Leo Moons are natural born leaders and feel most secure in positions of authority. They can be fair, honest and charismatic. You love to help others, but if you feel under-appreciated you can become moody. You take great pride in everything you do, and enjoy being recognized for all of your courageous achievements!
Moon in Virgo – Virgo Moons greatest security need is to organize their reality with meaningful structure. This means paying attention to the details of daily habits, exercise, diet, morning routines, etc... This gives the Virgo Moon a sense of orderliness that makes them feel safe. Virgo Moons are quite intellectual, and they may hide their emotions behind the logic of "tidying up." They may seem critical to others, but this is just because they are focused on the minor details that often go overlooked by everyone else. You prefer tidy spaces and feel most secure when everything is in its proper place. Virgo Moons can be shy, preferring to work in the background, organizing the minor details of major productions.
Moon in Libra – Libra Moon most desires harmony and balance. Relationships are very important to them and they want to make their partner feel secure, which makes them feel secure. They insist on finding harmony in any situation, and this is easy to achieve when they use their inherent charm. They prefer working in partnerships, whether it is romantic, friendship or business related. Libra Moons tend to have a gentle nature, and have a difficult time saying no to others because their whole modus operendi is to "please the other." They need a partner to reflect to them where they may be out of balance. But it is a beautiful thing when the Libra Moon remembers that over-giving leads to depletion, and Libra Moon people are in true balance when they are able to give from their overflow.
Moon in Scorpio - There is nothing shallow about Scorpio Moons, who want to penetrate far beneath the surface. Moon in Scorpio folks feel deeply and can experience quite intense emotions, always seeking to uncover the real, raw feelings at the core of it all. They are truth seekers, and are highly intuitive. They tend to trust only a very few, but once they do, are fiercely loyal. They are not afraid to uncover the secretive side of human nature, and most Scorpio Moons make excellent detectives or psychotherapists because of this.
Moon in Sagittarius – The Sagittarius Moon desire is to be free! They do not like to be pegged down and prefer to roam the great wild expanse in search of freedom, truth and wisdom. Full of optimism, the Sagittarius Moon is the great visionary, but sometimes, their optimism can have you biting off more than you can chew. You may have a restless nature or love a grand adventure -- you are deeply curious about other cultures and world travel is definitely on your radar. On an emotional level, you know their is no such thing as any ONE truth. You are able to hold many truths in paradox. You may tend to run away from dealing with difficult situations and seek out better horizons when times get tough, or you feel most secure when you are actively exploring new ideas/ situations/ locales.
Moon in Capricorn – Capricorn Moons feel most secure when they have achieved their goals (and their goals are BIG!) Ambition is everything, and reputation, too. If you are a Capricorn Moon, you are likely strong willed and don't often admit defeat. Capricorn Moons love the respect of their peers, and need to be seen as leaders in their field. They will work hard to master whatever it is they have chosen as their life path. They appreciate their long standing social connections (such as networking circles, fraternities and such), have good business acumen and are driven to enjoy financial success and all of its trappings.
Moon in Aquarius –If you are an Aquarius Moon, your deepest desire is to live in a world that is just and equal, but until that day comes, you will most likely rally your community to embrace social causes. Your humanitarian heart is always looking to make the world a better place. Sometimes referred to as "aloof" and "noncommittal," Aquarius Moon is often misunderstood -- your true desire is to live as your own authority, and that means you will do things your own way. Its true, Aquarius Moons need to feel unique, innovative and original, and their courage to act on these desires also makes them natural leaders. Aquarius Moons feel deeply that it is their mission to eradicate oppression of any kind.
Moon in Pisces – The romantic, dreamy aura of the Pisces Moon means you can be prone to space cadet vibes and fantastic daydreams. Pisces Moon people, a water sign, are highly empathic and can become energetically drained if they are in the company of too many people at once. You may feel most at ease when you can "check out" either enjoying a daydream or a recreational escape from the harsh realities of life. Pisces Moons must tether their dreams or risk drifting off into the imagination. But they are highly visionary folks--story-telling, art, design and even philosophical discussions are all fodder for the Pisces Moon. You are also highly intuitive and you wish to share these talents with the world. Of all the Zodiac signs, Pisces is said to be the most spiritual and to that end, Pisces Moon feel most emotionally at ease when their lives take on a conscious, conscientious or spiritual outlook.
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