Afterthemoon
Western Astrology

After the Moon: Psychic First-Aid for Extreme Lunar Intensity



by Donna Woodwell March 27, 2014 02:16 PM EST
After the Moon: Psychic First-Aid for Extreme Lunar Intensity Getty Images

Are you feeling anxious? Spaced-out? Overwhelmed? The recent Total Lunar Eclipse in Libra was intense. Even days after a full Moon, many people are still struggling to find their footing again.

If this sounds like you, here are a few simple techniques you can try to find relief from this full Moon (or any full Moon):

Hug a tree. Nature is our best healer for restoring balance on all levels of being. If you are overwhelmed by your thoughts or emotions, go outside. Take a walk and feel the Sun. Sit under a tree, and in your mind, imagine sinking down the tree roots. In just a few minutes, you’ll likely feel better.

Share a free sample Self-Empowerment Guide. How did the planets shape you? Discover the shocking details with our Self-Empowerment Guide!

Bathe in salt water. Our bodies are mostly water, and the Moon rules the water and the tides. A bath in salt water (even better, a swim in the ocean) can restore your balance with your lunar nature. Adding calming herbs to the bath, such as lavender or chamomile, can also encourage your body to relax. (I often use Celestial Seasonings Chamomile tea bags, less mess, and it always makes me smile to think of an astrologer bathing in celestial seasonings.)

Use a holistic remedy. The Moon governs our emotional and etheric bodies – the intuitive part of us with which we sense the vibe of things. Holistic remedies such a flower essences, aroma therapy and homeopathy are especially helpful when this part gets frazzled, because they operate at the source of the imbalance. If during and after full Moons you often feel out of sorts, consider investigating these healing modalities. Most remedies are gentle enough that you can experiment for yourself during a full Moon to see what brings you the most relief. Or a good holistic practitioner can recommend a combination that meets your needs.

Astro-logical living means living in harmony with the rhythms of nature. Often times that means being aware of what’s occurring around you and taking simple steps to work with the experience.

Astrologer and change-catalyst Donna Woodwell lives in Austin, Texas. You can also catch her at fourmoonsastrology.com, on facebook at facebook.com/fourmoonsastrology, or on twitter @lunalicious.

 
Find your path to fulfillment with a Free Psychic Reading. Call 1-800-749-5790 right now!
 
Can't get enough astrology? Icon fb Like us on Facebook!
 
you may also be interested in...
The Stars This Week: January 26 - February 1, 2015
The Stars This Week: January 19-25, 2015
The Stars This Week: January 12-18, 2015
The Stars This Week: January 5-11, 2015
Monthly Summary for October 2014
Monthly Summary for September 2014
Monthly Summary for August 2014
Monthly Summary for July 2014

Astrology On the Go

ASTROLOGY NEWSLETTERS

Wake Up to Your Horoscope
in Your Inbox

Start your day with a dose of the cosmos -- get your daily horoscope delivered straight to your email!

related articles
 
Escapism and Dreamtime as Mars Conjuncts Neptune in Pisces
Escapism and Dreamtime as Mars Conjuncts Neptune in Pisces

Got daydreams? If you don’t allow time for meandering thoughts and idle fantasies, you could... read more »

 
Know Your Limits as Mars in Pisces Squares Saturn in Sagittarius
Know Your Limits as Mars in Pisces Squares Saturn in Sagittarius

On January 15, energetic Mars squares off with tough-hearted Saturn, leaving us all a bit... read more »

 
Instant Insights With Lasting Value: Mercury in Aquarius Sextile Saturn in Scorpio
Instant Insights With Lasting Value: Mercury in Aquarius Sextile Saturn in Scorpio

Now that the holidays are just a memory forever recorded in your Instagram feed, it’s time to... read more »

 
New astro forecast sheep 300x250

featured bloggers


Cathy Pagano


Cathy Pagano
Cathy Pagano, M.A. began working with her dreams as a teenager, which led her to train at the C. G. Jung-Institute, Zurich in the late '70s. While there, Carl Jung's daughter advised her to study astrology and since then, she has used astrology in... read more

Astrology.com videos
3993223667001
3993223667001
3993253375001
3993244269001
3993253380001
3993253387001
3993258016001
3993257323001
3993236994001
3993267401001
3993253410001
3993253415001
3993253393001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
Today's Cosmic Calendar
 
Today's Planetary Forecast

All hands on deck as the final workweek of January begins under trying circumstances. You may remember my admonition in... read more »

 
The Stars This Week!
 
The Stars This Week

Help Arrives! This week begins with romance, as the love planet, Venus, enters the most sensitive sign of the zodiac,... read more »