Gabriela Herstik
Updated Nov 17, 2017 @ 4:08 pm
new moon

Every month, we’re gifted with a new moon — a chance to re-enter the darkness, to recalibrate and enjoy the silence before we start the month ahead, guided by the light of the moon. Astrologically, a new moon is a new beginning, the start of a new cycle. We have the chance to focus on how we want to grow as the moon’s light grows (this is known as sympathetic magick) between now and the full moon. The new moon is a time for goal-setting, manifesting, planning, and exploring where you are physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.

If you’re a Scorpio, Saturday’s Scorpio New Moon is especially potent and powerful. You have a chance to focus on your feelings, plant seeds, and face your darkness head-on. The Scorpio New Moon only happens once a year in your sign, dear Scorpio, so make the most of it.

Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo breaks this down in her weekly horoscope for Scorpio, saying,

When the moon is in your sign, it’s illuminating that part of your chart. And since Scorpio is all about transformation, death, sex, money, and rebirth, anything you’re working through in these areas may be rising to the surface. Complicated emotions may arise, which makes it a good time to communicate and vocalize your feelings, as Annabel Gat suggests in her daily horoscope for Broadly.

The Scorpio New Moon is a time to get clear about your boundaries as well. In her monthly horoscope for Scorpio, Annabel says,

A good place to start this new moon, beloved Scorpio, is to ask yourself what you want in six months’ time, because that’s when the Scorpio Full Moon will be. What do you want to cultivate between now and then? How can you invest in your personal growth, in your self-development, in your relationships, career, and personal goals? Take some time in the next couple of days to focus on what it is you’re trying to manifest in the next six months.

You can also take some time to meditate, breathe, move your body, scream, create art, take a bath, immerse yourself in nature, or spend time under the dark of the moon. Even taking time to connect with your besties or loved ones can be immensely healing.

Chances are you’re feeling more than usual right now, thanks to the intensity of your sign with the energy of this new moon, so take time to honor your own needs. Put yourself first this new moon, and recognize the power you carry in your bones. You’ll make it through this stronger than before, with the moon guiding you. We promise.