Rhythm of Beauty


Scorpio New Moon -November 7th 2018

‘ It is impossible to go on as you were before, so you must go on as you never have.’

Cheryl Strayed.

I begin this new moon with the above quote, for Scorpio energy always ushers in dynamic change, and when we look back over the year, what a year of clearing it has been.Destruction has played out in many people’s lives, and I have heard people say this has been one of the hardest years they have been through. With all challenges we are faced with , it’s always good to be mindful and look at the teachings each challenge has brought in, usually there is a gift to be unraveled, such as gaining greater discernment, to release fear and align more to love, or to just live in the present as much as we possibly can.

This new moon is all about rebirth and allowing the new to unfold with grace and ease, so much has been going on behind the scenes with the Venus retrograde through Scorpio and now through Libra.Have you felt this ? A need to re-value your relationships, including the relationship with self?This retrograde value and worth have been a key theme. If there has been an imbalance in relationships with all taking and no giving, this has been revealed and relationships have been turbulent or ended.

Some people say if a relationship doesn’t make it through a Scorpio Venus Retrograde then it wasn’t meant to last.

Allow the alchemical vibe of Scorpio to bring regeneration and renewal into all areas of your life. where there is destruction there is always rebirth, so look within to your emotions with this watery inuitive and healing new moon and see what makes you feel inspired at this time and e you have been set free and align to the new aspirations that maybe coming in, listen to your inner guidance and take mastership of your brand new cycle at this potent new moon.

Scorpio days are damp and the air is moist. Wear red to bring in warmth and its the colour that corresponds with the root chakra/sexual organs that are governed by Scorpio.Ensure your feet and pelvic area are warm and cosy to avoid inflammation of the bladder and weaken the kidney chi.

Womens womb health, menstruation issues and menopause can be greatly influenced when the moon is in Scorpio, for rules the sexual organs, and is associated fertility, impotence and the urinary system.

Maca root is a fabulous hormonal tonic to balance the endocrine system and enhance libido naturally.

Tea ritual

A wellbeing tea for women to help with PMS and pre and post menopausal symptoms, such as irritability,breast tenderness,poor memory, insomnia, headaches, mood swings and weight gain:

1.5 TBS of Chasteberry

1 TBS of liquorice root

1/2 cinnamon stick

2 Tsps of dandelion root

and you can add fresh parsley for purification and to reduce the bloat.

simmer all herbs for about 15 mins in 2 cups of filtered or spring water-add parsley at the end if you are using it and simmer for 1-2 mns , allow to settle and then drain through a tea diffuser into your favorite cup enjoy 2-2 times daily. Its fine to leave on stove and just reheat as desired.

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louise Allen
Taurus Full Moon -Hygge Time

Taurus Full Moon is a earthly energy bringing completion and a brand new cycle in how we relate to the earth and our own body care.

Taurus is ruled by Venus and with Venus going retrograde to mid November, our health, love, relationships and finances are being heavily highlighted.

Earth needs tending to, it needs good healthy soil that is fertile to grow the seeds of new beginnings. Your body is the mirror of the earth and cries out for physical, emotional,mental and spiritual nourishment, we can’t be wholly healthy one any one of these is neglected.

Taurus energy brings up what we value in our life and with the sun in watery Scorpio what we value may have hidden depths, that need to be recognised and honoured . It’s a potent full moon for grounding transformation and tying up lose ends in a practical organised manner-. Huge shifts can be achieved with this water/Scorpio-sun -earth/Taurus-moon energy as Scorpio heightens emotions and intuitive action which Taurus has the capacity to enable it to come to fruition in a grounded manner.

This is also a good time to look at the home and where you feel at home,? Does clutter need clearing in your space, do parts of your home need more flow and more of a seasonal vibe? or you may feel inspired to create a cosy corner to hunker down in restore your energy, or get outside and clear the garden, creating space for the new to come through, or read journal, or cook a meal for friends and family, whatever it is,Taureans adors their home, so make this time all ’ Hygge’ and tend to your self care, and absorb the nurturing energy your body and soul crave as we journey towards Halloween/Samhain the time of death and letting things go in our lives that do not serve us to our highest potential.

Taurus Full Moon Bath Ritual for wellness

organic mineral salts

rose hips

chamomile -to soothe and calm nervous energy

Hyssop -to support immune system and bring up coughs and colds

Pumpkin oil -to aid grounding and nourishment of the skin

Red Jasper Crystal for grounding energies and new intentions.

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louise Allen