Full Moon in Taurus on 24th October 2018
Practical, Steady, Determination, Patience, Money
On October 24th there’ll be a Full Moon in Taurus, but before look what the Taurus Full Moon means let’s look a little closer at the Moon and what it represents in astrology.
The Moon in Astrology
The Moon represents our inner world: our emotions, mood, feelings of inner security, sensitivity, the unconscious and intuition. In astrology the Moon is one of the most important planets as she is also mother, home, family, feelings and habits and how we instinctually react to life.
In your natal chart (the time of your birth) the Moons location tells you your emotional tendencies while the Moon’s current location as its moving across sky impacts on our feelings and behaviour in the present. She speaks to us through our feelings.
About the Sign of Taurus
Taurus takes its time, will only do things at its own pace. Taurus has the reputation of being stubborn but sometimes it is more of a sense of determination, it keeps pushing through persistently right till the very end refusing to give up no matter what stands in front of it. In saying that, Taurus can be stubborn even when its wrong, it is the Bull after all, careful, low risk, taking its time in building a solid foundation.
Taurus has a very sensual nature loving anything that involves the five senses, beautiful food, art, music, watching a sunset need to feel connected to the Earth loving the look smells and feels of nature and life around it.
One of the endearing things about Taurus is its patience, it is practical, with an appreciation of bodily pleasures and does have a love for the finer things in life. However, it is important that Taurus looks to see beauty beyond possessions.
Key Taurus Facts:
Taurus Ruling Planet: Venus (love, sensuality, beauty, planet of money, value)
Taurus Ruling House: 2nd House: your value, your money, luxury, indulgence in possessions
Taurus Symbol: The Bull
Taurus Medical Ruler: throat, neck, vocal chords, thyroid
Taurus Element: Earth
Taurus Modality: Fixed (persistent, consistent)
Taurus Counterbalance Sign: Scorpio
Full Moon in Taurus
No matter where our Sun or Moon is in our Natal Chart (Birth Chart), we are all effected by the Full Moon in Taurus.
The Full Moon in Taurus calls on you to enjoy anything physical to engage your senses – eating tasty delicious food, taking in the beauty of nature, appreciating art, poetry, softness, sensuality and love.
With Taurus ruling finances and security the Taurus Full Moon is an ideal time to put your finances under the microscope to see how you can better utilise your money and resources. Taurus fears poverty and insecurity. You may be able to create additional income from your knowledge, hobbies and interest or your natural talents.
It’s also a good time to appreciate art, poetry and to be amongst beautiful surroundings including nature. To listen to your favourite music, research has proven that music can have profound effects on us to ease our worries and anxieties.
Celebrate your voice with whispering and sing, (check out our blog post on singing), roll around the grass, walk on the beach, smell the fragrance of flowers or have a beautiful meal, have cuddles and hugs, really indulge your senses.
Take a long bath and feel the supportive calming water around your body or have a romantic evening with a significant other. Indulge yourself in being alive, the pleasure of being here, celebrate everything about and around you. The feeling of contentment are all the energies of the Taurus Full Moon.
At this time the Taurus Full Moon faces the Sun in Scorpio, its opposite sign. When the Sun is in Scorpio the energies are complex while the moon in Taurus is simple making the counterbalancing of these opposing signs perfect. The Taurus Full Moon can help us make life simple again by grounding us in doing things at a slower pace.
Suggestions for You to Do During the Taurus Full Moon
Don’t be rushed, give yourself time to consider
Think about ways you can create additional income
Appreciate nature and the abundance around you
Really connect with your senses
Give and receive hugs and cuddles
Let’s Get Physical – Lift some weights to help build up your muscles
Plant some veggies or new plants in the garden
Listen to your body and give it what it needs, including cooking something healthy and tasty
Make some time for romance with your significant other
How the Full Moon in Taurus Coincides with Your Cycle
Day 8: Find yourself reaching for exotic foods today? Did you decide to take a daring new workout? Oestrogen and Progesterone have you craving new experiences now through ovulation.
Day 11: Many women report heightened senses leading up to ovulation. You’ll feel a strong urge to get out and experience the world today; the sights, sounds and smells. You feel excited and grateful at the beauty of the world and your place in it.
Day 20: Progesterone is just about to peak, while it can make it difficult to reach orgasm you’re feeling especially nurturing today and loving these days. Studies show that touch as in a hug from a friend or curling up on the lounge with your partner releases the “love hormone” Oxytocins which lower blood pressure and heart rate. Catching up with friends or loved ones will feel especially satisfying today.
Day 21: You may be feeling hungrier, women eat up to 500 more calories in the 7-10 days before their period. If you are hungrier don’t beat yourself up about it, our cycles are a wave it’s best to go with your body rather than against it.
Day 22: Progesterone is at its glorious peak today have a bunch of lovely effects on your body and your mood. You’ll be able to relax fully, taking your time. You so laid back with easy-going Progesterone coursing through your system.
As always, it is recommended you take time to do meditation, look at your nutrition and what you are putting into your body and how it’s making you feel.
You can find nutritious recipes, meditation to support you through your cycle while Astrology will help find the meaning behind the Full Moon in Taurus to harness its energies.
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