The new moon in Leo is taking place on August 18th, so it's important to set our intentions for the next few weeks. We will cover Leo's energy and how to set your new moon intentions. Leo is the most regal and creative sign of the Zodiac. You are being encouraged to tapped into your more playful, creative and affection side. We all have a little bit of Leo in us no matter what your Sun sign is. You are being asked to express yourself with exuberance, creativity, and humor. You'll most likely feel as if you have more energy, courage and inspiration during this new moon. Take ahold of it and let these traits flow through you, especially as you set your goals and intentions for the next month.
Here are a few things to think about as we head into this performative energy.
Don't Be Afraid To Show Off And Be Seen!
The Leo energy is asking us to celebrate life. We all get to enjoy it. Leo's energy is generous, fun, magnanimous and even tends to fall on the spectrum of being a show off! That's ok we all need our time to shine and as we all off Leo somewhere in our chart this is being activated with the New Moon. The more we play, celebrate and appreciate our lives the more positive things we attract to our lives. Don't be shy and go for it!
Adorn Your Love Ones With Affection
It's time to get flirtatious! Leo is a big lover and fearlessly lets those around them know how they feel. It's time for each of us to use this energy for some fun + flirting. Plan a fun date night, go on an adventure or send some sweet love notes. Your loved ones will enjoy some extra attention.
Leo invites us to tap into our creative passions whether its art, prepping a meal in the kitchen, doing crafts, dreaming up travel plans or creating beautiful graphics for work, Whatever creative means to you, make sure you carve out some time to play. Don't be too serious, lighten up!
Open up your heart, pay it forward, be giving and tap into Leo's loving energy. This sign gets a bad wrap for being too boasting BUT it is so important to love ourselves. Take some time to love on yourself. Take a page from this spotlight lion, make a list of all your characteristics + strengths that you love about yourself. Make space over the next few weeks to work on self love + your leadership skills.
Take yourself on a date, splurge on something nice or buy yourself some flowers. Indulge a little and then spoil someone else you love. Leo is represented by the regal lion and calls us to remember how powerful we truly are. Walk a little a taller and make sure to show the world ALL you have to offer. You are meant to shine and Leo is giving you an extra boost!
Set the mood
Light some candles, play some spiritual music and center yourself by taking in 3 deep breathes.
Who + what makes you the happiest? Write down 5-10 people or things you appreciate in your life. When you are finished send them love.
Decide On Your Top 10 Intentions
Take some time to think about your top 10 goals + desires and what you can commit to doing in order to make these come true over the next four weeks.
Write Down Or Doodle Your Intentions
The more energy you put into and feel towards your intentions the better the results!
Read Each One and Visualize
Take some time to read and visualize each one as having come true. Really see and feel it. The real magic is in the feeling you have when these become true. Feel it in your body!
Create an Affirmation For Each
For each intention create an affirmation that backs up your desire. For example, if you want a new job, your affirmation could be "I love my new job!"
Plan Some Action Items For Each
Think through how you intend to make each intention a reality. Write down how you will achieve it.
Meditate + Release to God/The Universe
Take about 15 minutes to meditate on your intentions and release them to God/The Universe for support. God is always on your side helping to guide you to your next best move.
Release Your Attachment to The Outcome
End your meditation by releasing the outcome of each intention. Say with confidence "For the good of all or not at all!"
Take Inspired Action
Take steps towards your intentions but remember you released the outcome for the greater good. So don't spend time watching the pot boil! Go about your life and take inspired action, have confidence but know that if it is meant to be it will not pass you by!
Components of Setting Your intention:
Intention: I intend to have a new job
Visualization: I see myself on my first day meeting with the HR manager to go over paperwork. Think through how you energetically feel?
Affirmation: I am so excited to work for this amazing new company.
Your commitment + action steps: I intend to reach out to all my friends in x industry, apply on job boards, reach out recruiters and update my portfolio.
It's important to think your intentions in your mind, feel them in your body and revel them in your soul. Have fun setting your intentions during this playful + creative energy. Remember the sky is the limits as long as you believe it!
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Enjoy this PLAYFUL Leo energy!
The Rebel Soul Mama
Shannon McAlister | Educator, wifey and conscious mama who is practicing mindful living + appreciating the everyday magic!