PISCES NEW MOON RITUALS
What to do With The New Moon – and Solar Eclipse – in Pisces?
The new moon is a potent time of collected energy, and this month that energy culminates in the Pisces zodiac sign.
Sun, Moon, Mercury and Neptune are gathered together in this, the ‘mutable’ water sign, that I like to liken to a rapid, rushing river – refreshing, fluid and free.
Just before the new moon we can let go and release, ready to make room for a fresh start and new cycle.
This is an excellent time for manifestation, thinking about what’s to come, and because this is a solar eclipse it’s extra powerful – things you contemplate now could come about in the six months. Perhaps you don’t even have to wish for the most wonderful things to unfold, they’ll just happen naturally, although it’s always fun (and more intentional) to write down exactly what you’d like to occur before handing it to the universe with a smile.
Read your horoscope for a hint at how this will play out, across both sun and rising sign.
Here are some beautiful ways to slow down and honour the new moon – rituals to mark the moment…
1. Focus on the Feet
Have A Pisces Pedicure
Indulge the feet during the Pisces season; the new moon marks a wonderful time for exfoliation, a foot scrub and pedicure!
That’s because it’s time to Let Go, releasing tension (and dead skin) through the tootsies. Embrace aromatherapy for extra relaxation during this heightened time, using relaxing lavender essential oils, plus sandalwood, frankincense and clary sage.
2. Get Rest
Indulge In Beauty Sleep…
It’s not just the full moon that disturbs our sleep pattern.
The new moon, and especially the game changing eclipse has the potential to knock us off our feet so get an early night and your beauty sleep!
You can even wear a kimono or rock a sleepwear look all day! Consider this your hall pass…
Pisces Rising Gwyneth
Pisces is the sign of escape and going off the grid, and often Pisces rising and Pisces people rock sleepwear as a fabulous red carpet affair – read more in Pisces Pyjama Party!
3. Romance Yourself
The new moon is a powerful time for still contemplation, thinking about what you’d like to manifest or ‘make real’.
Write your list with pure poetry for extra promise in your intentions – Mercury in Pisces gives you a little extra lilt to your musings now…
4. Partake In A Perfect Practice
Yoga And Meditation
Pisces is in tune with the collective consciousness –the everything– and will often tune into to yoga, meditation and other spiritual practices that allow them a closer connection to universal power.
The new moon in Pisces is a fabulous time to get into a Vinyasa pose and tune our of ego and worldly concerns – avoid escapism through drugs and alcohol though – that’s not going to give you the heightened awareness you crave now!
You might like to indulge within the confines of a sensory deprivation tank, and swim the waters of your soul.
5. Refresh Your Locks
Channel Mermaid Tresses…
It’s a new moon so refresh your mane of locks with a double-wash at the salon!
Pisces is the original mermaid of the zodiac and has naturally gorgeous thick hair. I don’t recommend major change during the eclipse, as Mars is sitting with rebellious Uranus (and Mars rules sharp objects, including scissors).
The upcoming Venus retrograde is drawing close and things initiated now may need to be re-done, however you can opt for a conditioning treatment that refreshes you to you best.
The New Moon at 8º12′ Pisces takes place:
Sunday February 26th
6.58 am L.A.
8.58 pm New York
2.58 pm London
10.58 pm Hong Kong