This New Moon in Virgo is at 2 degrees. Virgo rules anything to do with natural healing, health, hygiene, cleaning, order, simplifying.
The Virgo energy can help you to sift through the plethora of information that’s out there concerning health, diet, nutrition, exercise, and find what’s really important for you. (For health tips according to your star-sign, check out Astrology and your Physical Body)
The Main Themes of this New Moon in Virgo
Virgo is the sign of the zodiac that needs order and cleanliness in which to function effectively. What do you need to clean out in your life? Maybe you need to look at what you are consuming and whether it is toxic to your system. This would be a good time to get checked for food allergies, to see if you need any extra vitamins or minerals in order to boost your energy levels.
This is a great time to clean your environment, your home, your emotions, your mind, your spirit so that you can function effectively on all cylinders. Which areas need your attention the most?
Virgo loves to be productive and to see practical results for its work. This is a great time to start work, to get something moving, to take some action steps. During this
New Moon in Virgo you will have an opportunity to complete anything you have already started. It’s a good time to tie up loose ends.
Because Virgo belongs to the earth element, look for ways in which you can feel more connected with the earth. For example, plant a herb garden, do some gardening, connect with nature.
Our earth is going through huge changes with more earthquakes, tsunamis, flooding, sinkholes, volcanic eruptions than ever before. Some scientists say that our poles are shifting and this is the cause of all these natural disasters. With the New Moon in Virgo, you’ll have an opportunity to become more in tune with your body and your mind and come up with ways in which you can adapt to these changes.
You’ll be extra-sensitive at this time so pay attention to your dreams and your intuition. They will give you guidance as to your next steps.
Since Virgo rules service to others, ask yourself how you can contribute to other people without expecting any recognition or acknowledgement in return. Resolve to do a simple act of kindness every single day. You’ll be astonished at how it will improve your mood.
Our society keeps telling us that we need to buy a house, a new car, more clothes, more stuff…..but what do you really need to be happy? Virgo is about getting back to basics. Look at what feeds your soul, what really nourishes you rather than something that will bring you short-term gratification but ultimately leaves you feeling empty once again.
Virgo is a mutable sign which means that it is adaptable and open to change. Use this energy to change the things in your life that are no longer working for you. Make a list (because Virgo loves lists), and check off at least one item every day so that you can see how much progress you are making.
This is a great time for anything connected with self-development. What skills would you like to learn? Try not to be too critical of yourself and where you are now.
Resolve to take action and once you start feeling productive and useful your self-esteem and self-confidence will increase dramatically.
If one of your parents or a family member is a Virgo, or if you are in a relationship with a Virgo, you will know that they set themselves and others very high standards. They can be extremely critical and nit-picking. However, this energy can be used in a positive way if you focus on finding the things that you love about someone. Give them credit and encouragement for the things that they are getting right. Make it your business to look for the times when someone in your life does something truly amazing or wonderful. The little things are what matter the most. Virgo encourages you to focus on these small things and to appreciate them. If someone has bought you a meal, or cooked you a meal, savour it, tell them how much you are enjoying it. If someone has cleaned the house or your room, acknowledge and praise them.
If you can set these small things into motion in your everyday life, you will notice a huge improvement in your relationships. Virgo is all about focusing on the small things and seeing the beauty in the simplicity of life.
New Moons are always opportunities to start fresh. With the New Moon in Virgo, this is a time to analyse each detail of your life. Look at every part and ask yourself – is this in balance? For example, your health, your family and close relationships, your intimate relationship, your finances, your work and career, your spiritual growth etc. Virgo likes the details and this is a good time to bring everything into the open and look at it from a practical angle. Are you all work and no play?
These are the themes of this New Moon in Virgo.
Three Good Questions to Ask Yourself
- Which areas of my life need healing?
- How can I be more productive?
- What can I do to uplift someone else?