New Moon in Capricorn 17 January 2018


Responsible, Determined, Ambitious

On January the 17th there will be a New Moon in Capricorn, before looking what the Capricorn New 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 Capricorn

Hard working Capricorn symbolised by the Mountain Goat is driven by determination and ambition striving to climb the ladder every day.  This could be the corporate ladder, their own business or making sure tasks are completed to keep the household ticking over.

They climb to the top of the mountain, just think of some famous Capricorns like Elvis Presley, Muhammed Ali and Betty White, look how far they climbed.

Capricorns can be too rigid and driven to the point where they can neglect their loved ones and personal relationships.  They can seem bossy and authoritative, this comes from their feelings of responsibility as its about getting the job done.

Capricornians have to be reminded to value the people in their life and learn to be more flexible and appreciate what they have.  They can appear to be cold, but they are soft and caring underneath, they fear we’ll find out.

If you have a Capricorn in your life your material needs will be well taken care of.

Key Capricorn Facts:

  • Capricorn Ruling Planet:  Saturn (time, structure, responsibilities)

  • Capricorn Ruling House:  10th House:  career goals, ambitions, social status 

  • Capricorn Symbol:   Mountain Goat

  • Capricorn Medical Ruler:  skeletal system, knees, joints

  • Capricorn Element: Earth (practical, sense of foundation)

  • Capricorn Modality: Cardinal (initiating action)

New Moon in Capricorn

No matter where our Sun or Moon is in our Natal Chart (Birth Chart), we are all effected by the New Moon in Capricorn.

The New Moon signifies “new beginnings” and is a time to set the seeds for the future, so the New Moon in Capricorn is an ideal time to set practical goals, put together a plan to follow where you can act to achieve what you want in the future.

The New Moon in Capricorn may see you having desires and feelings to achieve success. Capricorn means business and it gives us the opportunity to create some serious order in our lives to make plans and set the stage to reap the rewards from our new beginning.

With a plan to follow you can make your goals as big or as little as you want.  These goals and desires become like a mountain set to climb.  Determination, discipline, and persistence equips the Capricorn energy to climb the mountain all the way to the top.

One of Capricorn’s lessons is accepting the concept of setting reasonable boundaries and rules that can offer us freedom from things like worry, anxiety and chaos.

Suggestions for You to Do During the Capricorn New Moon

  • Look at your long-term goals and set a plan on how to achieve them

  • Recognise your responsibilities and develop self-discipline

  • Check in with your skeletal system and joints

  • See where you can work smarter not harder

How the New Moon in Capricorn Coincides with Your Cycle

Day 5: Your cycle your focus will be strong with the left-brain stimulating estrogen on the rise, perfect for concentrating your focus on the details and planning.

Day 6: Your cycle may bring on special feelings of excitement, optimism and adventure, hone these feelings and the energy to channel it into an achievable plan for your future.

Day 7:  Rising Oestrogen is ramping up your ability to focus and make quick decisions.  Your fast pace will be of great help to you but make sure you step back to look to make sure your still on the right track to achieve your goals.

Day 25:  You can feel everything is difficult. Because of this you may over plan, resulting in not achieving what you set out to do which can be overwhelming, leading to feelings of failure or losing control.  A good idea would be to take some time for yourself, without the frustration and anxiety this can help you achieve even more

Astrology will help you find the meaning behind this New Moon in Capricorn to help you understand yourself better.

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