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1st Full Moon of 2023

It’s best to use this lunation as a chance to let go. Have yourself a good cry and give yourself the chance to heal. Moving forward and cutting ties is always hard, but sometimes it must be done — especially when we are dealing with self-preservation.

Now that the new year has begun, we are looking for ways to restart our hearts and emotions, which is precisely what this watery full moon in Cancer offers. Grab a box of tissues, take a walk down memory lane, and prepare yourself to release the past in an effort to create fresh moments for yourself. 

There is a strong forcefield of energy around this Full Moon that is beckoning us to pause, reflect, and take our time, so no matter what comes up for you, try to keep this in mind. Try to remind yourself that not everything needs an answer right now and that it is ok to be in a state of unknowing.

Remember, we don’t want to be carrying dead weight into the new year. This is our chance to finally start fresh without any of these worries burdening us. All the more reason to use this full moon as a wake-up call to transform our worlds for the better in 2023 — without the gossip, stress, and burdens that we have been dealing with. The answer is to align with those you trust and share your feelings with them, knowing that you won’t be judged — only loved.

Do not be afraid to dream big and have high hopes during this Wolf Moon.

Full Moon Ritual

Water Ritual:

• Take two cups, one with water, one without.

• On the cup with water, pop a post-it note saying what you want to release.

• On the empty cup, pop a post-it note saying what you want to embody and welcome.

• Take the cup with water, and say thank you for the lessons and what you’re being shown to release. Then pour the water into the other cup.

• Visualize yourself becoming all you want to be and drink the water.

Smoke and Sage Ritual:

When doing a full Moon ritual, you will need very simple tools, your sage and or palo santo wood, your shell and stand, a bowl of water, a candle and three pieces of blank paper to write down three things you want to let go of.

Make sure you are doing this in a comfortable space and somewhere that is safe to burn your sage or palo santo wood. Remember to open the window in the room you are in, so the negative can leave your home.

Write down 1 thing you want to let go of on each piece of paper and fold them up.Light your candle and place beside the bowl of water.

Choose 1 piece of paper at a time and set your intention to let this go from your life, take a deep breath and light it from the candle, then place in the water.

Do this for each thing you want to let go of and each time setting your intention.

Once all three things have been released from their hold on you, light your sage and smudge your head and heart and direct it out the window.

This is such a simple technique that you can do anytime you feel a little overwhelmed.

Let’s all release and welcome this full moon.



Harvest Full Moon ~ September 20th

Other than the fact that full moons are mesmerizing and beautiful, they can also bring so much change into being. This is when the sun — ruler of your external self — forms an opposition with the moon — ruler of your internal self — causing your subconscious thoughts and feelings to spill into your reality. A full moon has the tendency to induce revelations about your life, your past, and your future. As the sun and moon dare each other to face reality, your secrets are unveiled in the process. And as you come to terms with your deeper truth, there’s no way you’ll feel the same as you did before. That, my friend, is how the full moon works its magic on you.

To make matters even more beautiful, every full moon carries its own personality and brand of energy. The upcoming full moon — which takes place on Sept. 20 — happens to carry even more spiritual energy.

Taking place in intuitive, compassionate, and artistic Pisces, this full moon has the power to really hit home (and yes, it could also be an incredibly emotional experience). Pisces is a zodiac sign that dissolves boundaries that separate you from others, encouraging you to let your guard down and release your ego. In this vulnerable state, you can feel things more deeply, causing your level of sensitivity and empathy to rise. This full moon has the power to help you feel what someone else is feeling, helping you become a more loving and intuitive person.

This full moon could also leave you feeling like something is coming to an end. After all, Pisces is the 12th zodiac sign, making it the last sign in the zodiac wheel. This is one reason why Pisces is heavily associated with old age, as well as the spirit realm. As a full moon rises in Pisces, you may feel as though you’re being pushed to release something and embrace the constant ebb and flow of living. You could also feel as though you’re tapping into a higher power and connecting with something out-of-this-world. At the very least, you can expect your dreams to be way more vivid than usual in the days leading up to and away from this full moon.

On a lighter note, the emotional experience of this particular full moon could remind you that you’re alive. It could remind you that your heart beats, desires, and most importantly, feels. A full moon in Pisces will cast everything in a romantic and colorful sheen, making everything appear even more vivid than usual. Art and creativity are always associated with the energy of Pisces, due to the fact that this is one of the most imaginative zodiac signs. When this full moon takes place, let it lead your imagination to beautiful places.