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Nourishing Your Life With Your Moon Sign Is A Major Key To Self-Care
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Nourishing Your Life With Your Moon Sign Is A Major Key To Self-Care

In the words of the Sagittarius Moon Queen herself, Lauryn Hill, “How you gon’ win, when you ain't right within?”

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Your Moon sign in Astrology represents how you nurture yourself and your life. Your Moon sign and what the Moon is doing in your birth chart represents your emotional world, how you handle your emotions, love, your relationship with your mother and women in general, and is also the area of your chart that is not noticed right away by others as it is a more hidden aspect of your personality and your life. Connecting with your Moon sign and understanding this energy better can do wonders for your life, and when it comes to acts of nourishment. After all, in the words of the Sagittarius Moon Queen herself, Lauryn Hill, “How you gon’ win, when you ain't right within?”


Acts of nourishment are different for everyone and each sign has a different mode of attaining this energy in their life. A Mercury-ruled Moon sign such as a Virgo or Gemini Moon needs more of a mental release to feel nourished. These Moon signs tend to be more in their head than their heart, and finding ways to understand their emotional world is key to healing it. However, an emotional water Moon sign like a Scorpio or Pisces Moon needs to find ways to release their heavy emotions and connect more with reality and beauty that is around them.

Your Moon sign is where you want to go when understanding your emotions and how you work through them. If you have ever wondered why someone acted the way they did emotionally when you handle things in a completely different way, look at your Moon signs and their compatibility. Someone’s love language and experience of nourishment may be completely different than your own and there is no one way of nourishing yourself and your life.

By diving deep into the different Moon signs in Astrology, you can discover what self-care and nourishing acts benefit and support you most.

ARIES MOON

With an Aries Moon, exercise is a great way to regulate and nourish your emotional world. When you can get out of the house, do something exciting, and get your body moving, you feel like a completely new person. With an Aries Moon, activity is important for you so that your emotions don’t feel bottled up and ready to burst at any moment. You have a lot of emotional energy within you and need to find ways to release it. Having a daily routine, ritual, or physical exercise that lets you decompress and open up, does wonder for your heart.

TAURUS MOON

Having a Taurus Moon means nourishment, comfort, and safety are very important to you in life. To nourish yourself, you need to be feeling good from within to without. Things like self-care days, spa days, and taking the time out to treat yourself does wonders for you emotionally. To feel nourished in life, you need to be around the people that help you get there and if you are not in supportive or safe environments, you aren’t going to be feeling good. For you, it’s all about spoiling yourself or allowing another person to treat you.

Meditation does wonders for the Gemini Moon's soul.

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GEMINI MOON

Gemini Moons are all about mental decompression when it comes to nourishment. Meditation does your soul wonders as it allows you to fully connect with what’s going on in your head, which is a direct correlation to your emotional world. Being a Gemini Moon, you aren’t the most emotional Moon sign out there but that doesn’t mean you don’t need nourishment and care just like everyone else. Meditation, sound baths, journaling your thoughts, or reading a book are all beneficial ways for you to nourish yourself that align with who you are and what you need.

CANCER MOON

Being a Cancer Moon, you are born with nourishing energy. Cancer is the perfect sign for the Moon to be in, as it is the ruler of Cancer and feels at home here. Nourishment means everything to you in life and if you aren’t feeling the nourishment in your life, it can manifest as some chaotic energy outwardly. For you, acts of nourishment involve being at home, in your safe spaces, and around family or close loved ones. You love to feel needed and valued, and being around people that provide this equal reciprocity makes you feel stable. Connect with a loved one to reconnect to what nourishment feels like for you.

A Leo Moon can paint or create art as a way to nourish themselves.

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LEO MOON

Being a creative and bold soul, nourishment for a Leo Moon is all about lighting that spark within you. When you are not feeling the nourishment in your life it is usually because you are not feeling seen or heard. For a Leo Moon, your emotions are front and center, and you want to be acknowledged for how you are feeling. Having creative outlets where you can express yourself and how you are feeling means everything to you, and self-expression is how you feel nourished. To tap into nourishing energy in your life, go have fun, dance, paint, create or admire art, and repeat some self-love rituals that remind you how loved you truly are.

VIRGO MOON

A Virgo Moon is not for the faint of heart. Your energy flows mentally, which can get confusing with the Moon involved, as the Moon is all about your emotions and the heart. To feel nourished in your life, you need balance, release, and receptivity. Journaling your thoughts, writing daily gratitudes, meditation, and listening to soft music can help put you in a place of peace. Writing your thoughts is key for a Virgo Moon as it helps you see what you are truly feeling when your mind tends to get in the way of understanding your emotions as it loves to rationalize and organize. Meditate on it, Virgo Moon.

A clean space is a nourishing space for a Libra Moon.

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LIBRA MOON

As a Libra Moon, connection is something that makes you feel deeply nourished in life. You often see yourself in another, and you are somewhat of a mirror to others in life. You match the vibe of those around you which can be good if their vibe is positive, but not so good if someone is in a spiral around you. To nourish yourself, you need to assess your body and your emotional world and see if what you are feeling is truly yours, or the issues of someone else’s. For you, it’s important to cleanse your space and your body and protect your energy so that you can be in a clear space to feel the love and nourishment in your life.

SCORPIO MOON

With a Scorpio Moon, your energy and emotions are often heightened. You feel everything deeply and you need a trusting guide to help you understand everything that is going on within. Tapping into your higher self and receiving intuitive guidance is key for you to feel internally connected and at peace in your life. Pull a tarot card, look at what the stars are doing, or hire a trusted psychic or astrologer to help you reconnect to your spirituality. When you are feeling aligned spiritually, you feel good emotionally, and nourishment for you is about connecting to your inner guide.

A Sagittarius Moon wants to explore the world and connect with nature.

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SAGITTARIUS MOON

As a Sagittarius Moon, you are an adventurous soul. When you can explore the world around you, travel, and get out of your head, you feel aligned with what nourishment means to you. This is not to say that you should escape your emotions and not deal with them altogether, but going on a new adventure or journey with the intention that you are going to release, understand your emotions better, and connect with your inner self; you can make some significant progress on your journey. Go on a spiritual retreat, take that vacation you’ve been wanting to take, learn about a new culture or religion, and align with your spirit.

CAPRICORN MOON

A Capricorn Moon needs a lot of nourishment in life, but you may never admit this to anyone. You prefer to handle emotional stuff in private, and you aren’t the one to necessarily let others know when you are hurting or need nourishment in your life. However, being vulnerable, asking for help, and allowing someone to help get you to a better place can be life-changing for you. Talking to a therapist, a friend, or even journaling your thoughts can be a place of deep nourishment for you. Being an earth Moon Sign, going out in nature, and doing grounding rituals are also highly beneficial for you and your energy.

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AQUARIUS MOON

Aquarius Moons are more in their head than they are in their heart. This isn’t a bad thing, but when it comes to understanding what it takes to feel nourished in your life, all of this mental energy can get in the way of healing and regulating your emotions. To bring in the nourishment in your life, it’s all about getting out of your head and into your heart. Take the time to listen to your emotions without judgment or attachment, to figure out what you need. Give yourself some time each day to tap into your emotional world and how your heart is doing, take intentional action when it comes to what it needs, and release the rest.

PISCES MOON

As a Pisces Moon, you understand emotions more than most. You are highly attuned to your heart and everything that is going on within. However, this energy can feel overwhelming for you at times if you don’t have positive ways to release and regulate here. For you, a sense of nostalgia brings you to a nourishing place in your life. Watching your favorite movie, reading your favorite book, creating art, and healing your inner child are all ways to feel nourished in your life. When emotions feel high and life is feeling like too much to handle, visualize yourself as a child, and ask yourself what you need right now.

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