Try these 4 easy tips to create your own full moon ritual!
People have been practicing moon rituals for centuries throughout history. In Western and Chinese culture, the moon is associated with the feminine energy, whereas, the sun is associated with masculine energy. The moon has been used to chart seasons, to regulate agricultural cycles by farmers and to create ritual calendars by elders.
We may not need to use the moon as a calendar or as light in the evening but it is still a great idea to incorporate her powerful energy into your life.
The full moon is a great time to release, forgive and cleanse yourself of whatever is holding you back.
Create your own full moon ritual
1. Take a moon bath
Because this is a perfect time to let go and cleanse, the best way to do this is to take a symbolic bath or shower to cleanse yourself of the negative things you are holding on to and that you whish to let go off.
Step 1: Start by cleaning your bathroom, use this time to throw away old products and make sure the space is clean and tidy.
Step 2: Create the right mood. Add whatever you need to feel relaxed, it could be music, candles or flowers.
Step 3: Add your products, depending on what you need it could be Epsom salt, essential oils or herbs.
Step 4: soak it all in, release and reconnect with yourself.
If you did not already practice this selfcare ritual , this time is the perfect time to pick this habit up. Pick up a nice notebook and write down how you are feeling or write answers to questions you’ve been asking yourself. If you are feeling unsettled or unfocused, use this time to help you focus on what you want and what you want to let go of and also what you are grateful for.
3. Declutter your space
It's hard to think and feel clam and centered in a cluttered space. So use this full moon opportunity to clean and declutter your physical and virtual space. This is a perfect time to remove the old and make space for the new in your life. This could be physical things but also a great time for a App cleaning or a time to go through your social media to unfollow the accounts that don't align with your values.
Some people also burn (also known as smudging) herbs like sage or Palo Santo to clear out negative energy. See this as a fall cleanse and do a proper deep clean of you fridge you mattress etc...
4. Complete pending projects
This is a great time to see what is still pending on your To-do list. Check your progress and decide if you wish to complete this or if you want to drop this, delegate or drop this altogether. This is also a great time to look back at what you have already accomplished so far and celebrate your wins.
I hope that you found these tips helpful and that you will give them a try or create your own version.
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