There is nothing I love more than freshening up my space for a new week, a new day and especially a new moon. Tomorrow begins a new moon in Gemini, a new phase begins. A while back I fell madly in love with Jennifer Racioppi and her feminine take on living with the phases of the moon. Something about it just inspires me.
If you've never really tapped into the energy of the new moon, NOW is the time because tomorrow's new moon is a super powerful one. New Moon’s are a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. They help us to release and purge built up energy, events and situations in order for us to release and let them go.
You can use Glam Shui (aka my personal version of Feng Shui) to tap into the flow & energy of it to ignite a new spark of change in your life. It's really about living with intention and using your home decor to support you in living your best life. Here are a few things I will be doing at home to refresh my living space for the new moon. . .
I enjoy lighting candles for everything. Each time I light a candle, I say a mantra or affirmation to myself with an intention. When you say a mantra, really mean it, really get into it and let that energy guide you. If you talk to your heart and follow it, you will never be led in a wrong direction.
You can also do a sage/palo santo burning and cleansing ritual. It will have a beautiful effect in your home refresh for the new moon. I always love getting into these beautiful rituals.
Go into your sanctuary or quiet reading corner and whip out your journal. Grab a beautiful pen or marker and make a list of all the things you want to experience during this phase of the moon. Not from your mind, write from your heart...choose only your deepest desires. You can also just write the feelings you want to experience. Love, bliss, financial abundance, relaxation, increased health and wellness. Write them big and boldly so you can see them easily when you flip back to that page before the next new moon.
Make sure you are connecting to joy and bliss when you are writing these things down. If the process lights you up and makes you feel good, you will most definitely amplify the energy of your wishes. It's all about the energy and intention you bring to things.
Even if you don't really feel you have the time or energy, think yourself into the cleaning mood. Keep reminding yourself that cleansing and refreshing makes room for new things. Where do you want new things in your life?
Health and wellness? Make a pitcher of water for your fridge and add berries or some citrus to it so you are more likely to flush out your body with water. While your at it, clean your fridge too.
Mindset? Pick up and toss out mail. Wipe down your counters with citrus cleanser. Clean out your junk drawer or any place that could use some organizing.
Confidence? Clear out your closet. Use the new moon to toss out old clothes with old and stagnant energy. You can certainly make room for a whole new look and a new you.
Finances? Clean out your wallet, your planner/agenda, your files and your money. Re-organize your purse and your mail drop/bill paying area.
Career/Work? Clean out your desk/home office. Organize everything. Create a new system for your office duties.
Fresh flowers are always a must for me during this time. A new bloom signifies a new start. What could be more blissful than that? However, I have been on the hunt for some awesome faux flowers because I may not be able to grab them in this next upcoming chapter of my life. I don't just want any old faux floral, it has to be absolutely beautiful, here are a few beautiful ideas.
I always like to use the new moon and full moon to cleanse my crystals. You can place them outside to get cleansed by the moon light over night. For an easy cleanse, you can place them along your windowsill to get the moon light basking as well.
I also always have fun with crystal rituals. Energy Muse does such a good job explaining these. If you haven't read the ritual book, its definitely a must have! Maybe you want to download it on your phone before the new moon.