The moon will shift to its last new moon phase of this year at 11:16 on December 23, 2022. This December New Moon in Capricorn is a Super New Moon. The new moon phase is the period when you can turn inward and feel what you want to manifest for yourself in the coming time. What do you want to make room for? In this blog, you can read all about the energy of the new moon in December and what you can do to give space to your intentions.
The meaning of the Capricorn zodiac sign
Capricorns are disciplined types. At the beginning of 2023, this could come in handy. Discipline for your new intentions. You can also start immediately during the new moon instead of January 1.
A Capricorn is earthy and connected to the earth element.
Furthermore, Capricorns are smart, determined and intelligent. Characteristics of a Capricorn are also perfectionism and overambitious. If life is not so pleasant, then they may lose heart or become greedy. Therefore, take the time to turn inward.
Feel where your intrinsic motivation comes from. Let go, give space to the flow of life. This heals your heart and sinks you into the energy of this winter. The water element. Water and earth are inextricably linked. Where there is water there is earth and where there is earth there is water. Water element softens the stiff earth. Also called the stubborn of the ibex.
Rituals you can apply during the new moon in December
The new moon in December is a period when you can quietly turn into yourself. To feel. Capricorns are generally good listeners, but showing their own emotions is sometimes difficult. Allow yourself to soften. Feel what lies hidden beneath the tightness. When you connect with your intuition, you can sink into feeling and emotion.
Walking in the nature
Walking in nature is a beautiful method to arrive at yourself in silence. Take a walk alone. Be curious about new paths and notice what beautiful things’ nature has to offer you. What does it bring about in you? Barefoot walking helps to ground even more. You may find it a bit cold now, but even now it’s nice to put your feet on the cold earth sometimes.
Dip in natural water
Dipping in natural water has many advantages. It gives your immune system a boost. In addition, you immediately produce happiness hormones endorphins and dopamine. This will make you feel happier. When you dip in natural water, you are all connected in the now. With your breath. Your body. It is super important to be fully present in your body and feel good. Focus on your breathing. Inhale to your abdomen and exhale long. Focus on the beauty of nature. The water. The surrounding animals. Above all, keep feeling good about what is happening in your body. Enough is enough.
After dipping, it is important to let your inner heater work again. So take some time to warm up with powerful movements. Then dress warmly. You will notice if you do this more often, your inner heater itself will work faster and faster.
Yin Yoga during new moon in December
Yin Yoga is also a beautiful method to connect deeply with what you feel in your body. We unconsciously store emotions in the body, which can cause stagnations in the energy. With yin yoga we work in a stretch towards a release and deepening. Shifts in your body can take place because of this.
Grounding yin yoga practices to give space to the pelvic area. In addition to grounding exercises, it is also nice to give space to the entire back of the body, which is connected to the water element. The moon affects our body because we are made up of more than 70% water. This may make you feel more sensitive during the new moon and full moon. Especially quiet and peaceful during the new moon. The need to turn inward. During the full moon, you may feel awake and restless. This is especially the period of celebration. During the new moon, it is a beautiful time to feel what you want to manifest and celebrate during the full moon. You don’t have to think hard about it. You may feel sinking. Answers will come to you automatically.
My Moon Phase Yin Yoga E-book will guide you during the moon phases, and the new moon is the first phase to start with.