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The lunar cycle is full of ups and downs, but every part of the process is important. And if you’re one of the zodiac signs affected by the new moon, you know that beginnings can feel just as intimidating as endings often feel bittersweet. If you’re currently staring at a long road ahead, know that it always seems impossible to reach the finish line when you haven’t even taken your first step!
The most climactic moments of the lunar cycle to happen at two different moments: the new moon and the full moon. While the latter is intense and dramatic, the former is a more subtle experience, but that doesn’t make it any less powerful. In fact, the new moon is what launches the whole experience, as it represents the beginning of a new chapter. The themes and situations that tend to pop up during a new moon are often incredibly meaningful, revealing opportunities ripe for the taking. And if you make a point to start a project or commit to a new relationship during a new moon, it will have *that* much more potential to succeed!
Taking place on August 27 at 4:16 a.m. ET, the upcoming new moon takes place in organized, diligent and inventive Virgo, shining a light on whatever makes you feel like you’re really getting your ducks in a row and getting your house in order. This clever and resourceful earth sign wants you to reconnect with a routine that not only leaves you feeling productive, but also more rested! When you schedule time that belongs to you, that time is sacred. This new moon in Virgo is all about establishing a self-care regimen that nurtures a healthier and happier version of yourself.
However, the dark side of Virgo energy is the way it can leave you feeling scatterbrained and stressed out, especially if you’re struggling to keep up with a mountain of tasks. Because this new moon will square off with sharp-tongued Mars in Gemini, there’s a chance that an information overload may lead to impulsive decision-making. Remember to take a step back and consider the bigger picture before making your move! Virgo always encourages you to plan ahead, but Gemini wants you to fly by the seat of their pants. Too much friction one way or the other could lead to chaos, so remember to take things one step a time. Expecting perfection is a recipe for disaster, so instead of dreaming of an overnight success, spend time appreciating the small victories along the way.
These Zodiac Signs Will Feel The New Moon In Virgo The Most
This new moon is hitting you close to home, right where you’re most vulnerable. Taking place in your fourth house of domestic affairs and personal matters, this new moon is shining a light on everything that happens behind closed-doors, safe from prying eyes. And if you don’t have a corner of the world that feels safe, protected and most of all, welcoming, then you might want to think about where you’re choosing to plant your roots, Gemini! This new moon could inspire you to clean your apartment, schedule a movie night with family or even move to a new place. Listen to your heart and you’ll know what to do.
Admit it, Virgo—you *love* being praised. Even if you’re a more shy and reserved Virgo, you can’t help but value being adored! And on this new moon, you’re on the top of everyone’s minds, because this new moon is lighting a match in your first house of the self. Prepare to look at yourself in the mirror and see something totally brand new. Do something that symbolizes the way your identity is changing and evolving with time and experience. You might not be the same person you were before, but that’s a *good* thing; it means you’ve taken some risks and you’ve opened yourself up to life. And in the end, you’ve become a more powerful and interesting person because of it.
People can’t stop talking about you lately, Sagittarius. After all, this new moon is bringing a surge of electricity right to your 10th house of public image, inspiring you to release some life-changing news or enhance your reputation! You have the power to receive some meaningful accolades right now, especially if you’re willing to enlist in a contest or apply to that job right now. Don’t wait! Because this new moon is getting the ball rolling in your career, you can bet that your determination won’t be in vain. You’re about to climb the next rung of a very important ladder, do don’t look back. Truth be told, you might reach the top a *lot* sooner than expected.
Your relationships are taking a turn, Pisces. As this new moon initiates a new understanding of give and take, you’re feeling motivated to make your partnerships that much more meaningful! Sifting through the truth of your seventh house of lovers, friendships and even enemies, you’re coming to terms with who the main players in your life are and the roles that each of them play. You’re also taking a closer look at how you contribute to your relationships and the influence you have over them. Dig into the dynamics you share with others, because it could lead to some very telling revelations, especially when it comes to who you want to spend this chapter with next, sweet fishy.