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moon moves moods // november 22/23 full moon in gemini

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Full Moon in Gemini November 22/23 + Sun in Sagittarius

With the Sun’s move into Sagittarius being immediately opposed by the Full Moon in Gemini, we are being given a ticket to ride a cosmic roller coaster. 

Landing at zero degrees Gemini, the more we allow an inquisitive, child- like curiosity, the more we are able to overcome the daunting fears and pressures that uncertainty presents. 

Full Moons bring truths to light and herald a time of culmination, rest and reflection. As the Moon is connected to our unconscious, eagerness to take control can manifest if we feel unsettled with what comes up. Gemini can instigate restless, nervous and impulsive energy. Misunderstandings are likely present with Mercury retrograde in Sagittarius and it would be wise to temper reactions. Mars newly in Pisces asks us to consider a more forgiving perspective before making decisions and taking action.

While the Sun is in Sagittarius from November 22- December 21, we can gain a lot through our willingness to be daring. This is a time to ignite a sense of adventure. When we loosen our grip, we are able to collaborate with more fluidity and flexibility. Trust in your resiliency. 


Charlie is a visual artist, RMMTT student and energetic practitioner. She is reiki certified and uses the aid of oracle cards and crystals.

Learn more about Charlie's practices or book a session.
//  
melissstarr@gmail.com

For more transit-astrology forecasts and collages, follow Charlie on Instagram.
// 
@changeable_charlie

Watch for an online shop coming soon! 

moon moves moods // november 7th new moon in scorpio

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Building a Mystery with the New Moon in Scorpio November 7th

In the dark of the Moon, we plant seeds of courage. Scorpio seeks to combine resources that regenerate independent energy and creativity. This is accomplished by pledging loyalties to ideals and potentials for growth that increase self-esteem and confidence. 

No doubt this can be gained through a willingness to dive into the depths of our being. Answering the call of our souls’ yearnings invites new ways of interacting. Through practice and experimentation, there is a chance to increase deeper connection to self, others and the environment. We can introduce new possibilities into our lives.

As we take the plunge with this New Moon in Scorpio, ask questions that will help you face the truth and brave the unknown. 

Some example questions:

Where and with whom do I have a hard time saying no? Where do I give my power away? What do I expect when I make sacrifices for others? How can I do more things for myself and by myself? How can I connect more deeply with others?  How can I learn to trust myself more? 

Our fears are just illusions repeating themselves from old traumas. Don’t let them hold you down. You are deserving. You are capable. Let go of old stories and start anew. 

May your journey be rich with blessings. 


Charlie is a visual artist, RMMTT student and energetic practitioner. She is reiki certified and uses the aid of oracle cards and crystals.

Learn more about Charlie's practices or book a session.
//  
melissstarr@gmail.com

For more transit-astrology forecasts and collages, follow Charlie on Instagram.
// 
@changeable_charlie

Watch for an online shop coming soon! 

moon moves moods // october 24th full moon in taurus

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Full Moon in Taurus October 24th

Full Moons bring resolution, completion and results. It is an ideal time to exercise emotional releasing & letting go. 

This Hunter Full Moon in Taurus could illuminate where and how we hold firmly to our sense of self, worth, values and beliefs. As this Moon conjuncts Uranus in Taurus, there could be sudden surprises that bring new insight to things we didn’t realize we were so unwaveringly attached to. 

As the Moon opposes the Sun, freshly in Scorpio and Venus Retrograde in Scorpio, ideas around possessing vs. sharing could also be in focus. We could either get sucked into fears of the unknown and over-take to satisfy a false sense of security or we could encourage ourselves to venture out of comfort zones. 

Self-love is so important because the way we treat ourselves extends to the way we treat others. Knowing our limits helps others to be aware of and *hopefully* respect the boundaries. And when we can forgive ourselves for not knowing better, we can forgive others too. 

This lunation, may we let go of the expectations we build around ourselves and others. May we allow ourselves to slow down, live moment to moment in full range of emotions, *knowing* we have the resiliency to get through it all. 


Charlie is a visual artist, RMMTT student and energetic practitioner. She is reiki certified and uses the aid of oracle cards and crystals.

Learn more about Charlie's practices or book a session.
//  
melissstarr@gmail.com

For more transit-astrology forecasts and collages, follow Charlie on Instagram.
// 
@changeable_charlie

Watch for an online shop coming soon! 

moon moves moods // october 8th new moon in libra

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Out of the Monkey Mind and Into Inspiration with the New Moon in Libra October 8th

Libra is a sign that strives for harmony and balance, but can struggle with indecisiveness and overwhelm because of the conflicting pros and cons to a situation. This New Moon in Libra wants to inspire us to drop our analytical intellect and to tune in and make decisions from our intuition.

With a quincunx - a 150 degree point of planet separation that suggests a need for extreme astrological multi-tasking to dreamy Neptune, there will be help to inspire our imagination. To benefit from this energy, we have to be willing to engage in the mystery of a process and have faith in our fantasy.

The challenging square to Pluto that this Moon will also be making suggests there is a risk in over-rationalizing and not being able to accept plot twists. We could be tested to stay in our centre. Silence the over-powering voices that talk you out of your feelings. Are they really valid or do they make you suppress your innate nature? 

We know the truth of ourself better than anybody else. While there are others who can help guide and influence, we are responsible for creating the internal balance we need to be able to relate. 

May this Moon bring you insight into the being you want to become so you may strive for it with honest expression.


Charlie is a visual artist, RMMTT student and energetic practitioner. She is reiki certified and uses the aid of oracle cards and crystals.

Learn more about Charlie's practices or book a session.
//  
melissstarr@gmail.com

For more transit-astrology forecasts and collages, follow Charlie on Instagram.
// 
@changeable_charlie

Watch for an online shop coming soon! 

moon moves moods // september 24th full moon in aries

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Full Moon in Aries September 24th

Aries wants to forge ahead, no matter the cost - but as this Lunar position opposes the Sun in Libra, balancing our self-interests within our most personal relationships and other partnerships will be the key to emotional fulfilment. 


Whereas Libra strives for harmony and shies away from conflict, Aries brings intensity and confrontation. Try to think of emotionally charged exchanges as an opportunity to see parts of yourself that you are not usually conscious of. The true work however, is being able to apply what is learnt for the better.

As we set the intention to release with the Full Moon, bring attention to where you fear everything will fall apart if you are not in control. Yes, we are the masters of our lives, but we are influenced by external circumstances. Being aware of the context empowers us to be able to find our place and work toward our goals with peace and cooperation in mind. 

Persevering through emotionally turbulent times is what builds trust and intimacy - a vulnerable connection we yearn for. We could all use a little more tenderness. 

With this lunar event, may we find the heat to keep our passions burning.


Charlie is a visual artist, RMMTT student and energetic practitioner. She is reiki certified and uses the aid of oracle cards and crystals.

Learn more about Charlie's practices or book a session.
//  
melissstarr@gmail.com

For more transit-astrology forecasts and collages, follow Charlie on Instagram.
// 
@changeable_charlie

Watch for an online shop coming soon! 

moon moves moods // september 9th new moon in virgo

Original artwork by Charlie

Original artwork by Charlie

New Moon in Virgo September 9th

Earthbound with the New Moon in Virgo & Venus in Scorpio September 9th

As the Sun and Moon oppose Neptune in Pisces, this New Moon in Virgo is about synthesizing our dreams with our reality. 

Virgo brings the analytical side to what we want to create and takes into consideration the practical, day to day responsibilities that are required to manifest.

Venus moving into Scorpio the same day speaks of what we want and how we want to feel vs. what we can have. Jupiter in Scorpio will sextile (make a harmonious aspect to) this Moon, suggesting that we can stretch beyond, manage & accept what needs to be done in the material world when we see the bigger picture/broader vision. 

As we go internally with the dark of the Moon, set the intention to soften judgement. Practice encouraging affirmations to tame the internal + external critic. Allow space and time to pivot away from pessimistic attitudes that hold back the ability to participate, show up, and work toward goals and desires.


Charlie is a visual artist, RMMTT student and energetic practitioner. She is reiki certified and uses the aid of oracle cards and crystals.

Learn more about Charlie's practices or book a session.
//  melissstarr@gmail.com

For more transit-astrology forecasts and collages, follow Charlie on Instagram.
// @changeable_charlie

Watch for an online shop coming soon! 

moon moves moods // august 26th full moon in pisces

Original artwork by Charlie

Original artwork by Charlie

Full Moon in Pisces August 26th

Gentleness is the strength behind power with the Full Moon in Pisces August 26th

When we take a leap of faith, the universe acts in mystical and mysterious ways to reward us. 

The influence from Pisces wants to direct the seeds of worth that we planted under the New Moon in Leo toward cosmic and universal consciousness. To a connection that is bigger than just ourself.

The inner saboteur is the voice that talks us out of what we dream of. The Full Moon in Pisces is an opportune time to hear this voice and venture through the fears anyway. Think of what/who needs to be confronted, forgiven and released. Where can you surrender to give more of yourself to what is trying to come into your world? 

When it’s a struggle to feel good about yourself, believe in magic. The all-loving power of compassion carries and supports us completely. Even after failing and falling, with faith, we can get back up again.  And again. And again. 


Charlie is a visual artist, RMMTT student and energetic practitioner. She is reiki certified and uses the aid of oracle cards and crystals.

Learn more about Charlie's practices or book a session.
//  melissstarr@gmail.com

For more transit-astrology forecasts and collages, follow Charlie on Instagram.
// @changeable_charlie

Watch for an online shop coming soon! 

moon moves moods // august 11th new moon in leo

Original artwork by Charlie

Original artwork by Charlie

New Moon in Leo August 11th

The World is Yours with the New Moon and Total Solar Eclipse in Leo August 11

When you come from a place of pure inspired action, you are connecting with your heart space. It is intimidating to show up and fully be yourself because it can leave you vulnerable to circumstances outside of your control. But there is also great reward in dropping inhibitions and going for what you want. 

Thankfully, Leo’s energy brings us courage, strength, persistence and creativity to search our souls, honour our feelings, and take the necessary actions to implement more of it. 

In the dark of the moon, we can’t fully see what seeds of intention we are planting. If we take this time to listen to our internal dialogue, we will discover that whatever is in focus now will be a point of lift off in which we will be working with until next eclipse season in January, 2019. 

This means we will have time to experiment, create, explore, research, try, fail, and try again. We are all children of the universe, always growing, learning and evolving. 

Keep things light

 


Charlie is a visual artist, RMMTT student and energetic practitioner. She is reiki certified and uses the aid of oracle cards and crystals.

Learn more about Charlie's practices or book a session.
//  melissstarr@gmail.com

For more transit-astrology forecasts and collages, follow Charlie on Instagram.
// @changeable_charlie

Watch for an online shop coming soon! 

moon moves moods // july 27th full moon total eclipse

Original artwork by Charlie

Original artwork by Charlie

Full Moon Total Eclipse in Aquarius July 27th


Full Moon is illumination time. Total Lunar Eclipse says we can find the light in the darkness. 

Even if you realize you still have a ways to go. Be honest about where you are, right now. Forgive shortcomings as you move forward. 
Don’t accept your limitations as your fate. You can change. You can grow. You can evolve. You can shine. 

The Full Moon lands in the sign of revolutionary Aquarius, opposing the Sun in expressive Leo. The Aquarius polarity dreams of ways to be of service to the collective and the Leo polarity takes the necessary action. They are in balance when they approach with both knowledge and faith. 

In this moment of transition, experiment a little bit. What does it feel like to be uninhibited, unbothered, unashamed? Where, what and with whom do you feel most radiant?  What does your bold self bring to others? This Full Moon will permeate and have ripple effects for several weeks, months even. It is jam packed with adrenaline and energy, so find your outlets. 

The airy element of this Moon brings attention to the realm of our thoughts, hopes and wishes.  Watch your mental process- do not get stuck in worrying about what you lack. Everything is always working out in its own time, but prepare for the unexpected. 

Love. Big time. All around. All the time. 


Charlie is a visual artist, RMMTT student and energetic practitioner. She is reiki certified and uses the aid of oracle cards and crystals.

Learn more about Charlie's practices or book a session.
//  melissstarr@gmail.com

For more transit-astrology forecasts and collages, follow Charlie on Instagram.
// @changeable_charlie

Watch for an online shop coming soon! 

moon moves moods // july 12th new moon

Original artwork by Charlie

Original artwork by Charlie

New Moon & Partial Solar Eclipse in Cancer July 12th

Every moon cycle gives us a chance to re-shape and refine. New Moons are generally a time of initiating new activity and energy, but this particular  Moon is asking that we tune inward. 

Combined with five planets in retrograde motion, slow down and listen in. What is your internal dialogue? Is it encouraging or are you stuck in a mental torture loop? 

As the Moon eclipses the Sun, look for the light in the shadow. Dark thoughts have their place, but it’s imperative to know when to move past them. 

This Moon is opposing Pluto in Capricorn. Pluto wants to help us step up our game and evolve past self-limiting beliefs. Oppositions denote a time where things can happen at you or to you. Not everything is under our control with this aspect. 

Under the influence of this watery Moon, going with the flow will be exercising self care. There is so much in flux right now that we want to let go of controlling, micromanaging and overthinking to be in a state of receptivity. Know the difference between inspired action and action for the sake of keeping busy. Show up for what you know is real. 


Charlie is a visual artist, RMMTT student and energetic practitioner. She is reiki certified and uses the aid of oracle cards and crystals.

Learn more about Charlie's practices or book a session.
//  melissstarr@gmail.com

For more transit-astrology forecasts and collages, follow Charlie on Instagram.
// @changeable_charlie

Watch for an online shop coming soon! 

moon moves moods // june 13th new moon

Original artwork by Charlie

Original artwork by Charlie

Friends! We are excited about a new collaboration with one of our sweet community members, Charlie. Charlie is a visual artist with a passion for cosmic / esoteric / metaphysical practices and a student in the RMMTT program. Every Monday leading up to a New and Full Moon, Charlie will share her insights on how the Moon is moving and how that may affect our moods and feelings.

Fun, right?!

If you're a sceptic on the Moon's pull on our inner waves, I get it. I've been there. The metaphysical is hard to grasp and easy to deny. But...Yo, she can move the ocean, what makes you think she can't move the ocean within you? Your body is sack of water, filled with more sacks of water. If you're still not convinced, just stay with us for the ride. Read Moon Moves Moods. Look up at the Moon. Look within. Notice any connections between her size and your feels. Soon you'll notice patterns. And even if not, it's a fun opportunity to self-reflect.

Without further ado...
  

New Moon in Gemini & Venus in Leo June 13th


The thing about the Moon, she is our quickest moving planet in the solar system, transiting a new sign every 2 1/2 days. We see and feel her energy most presently. She is divinely feminine, mysterious and changeable. As our emotional guide, she is associated with mother hood, nurturance & nourishment, intuition, the unconscious and survival habits. 

As she moves around the zodiac, she makes three of several significant cycles: a New Moon, a Half Moon (Waxing & Waning) and a Full Moon. 

New Moon = Emotional Initiation
Half Moon = Emotional Turning Point
Full Moon = Emotional Culmination

The New Moon with the influence of Gemini could initiate new stories around how we communicate what we feel to the world. It could inspire curiosity about feminine energy of our inner world. 

Coupled with this New Moon in Gemini, Venus, the planet of love & intimacy, leisure & pleasure, art and creativity, moves into Leo until July 9th. Roar and purrr. Leo’s are the warmest sign in the zodiac. They wear their hearts on their sleeves, and feel just about every emotion, very dramatically. However, feeling safe enough to be raw and emotional is a necessity. During this transit, we may gain great satisfaction when we cultivate our connection to spiritual matters and our ability to be a channel for divine information. Look deeper into relationship needs to avoid shallow achievements. 

Gemini and Leo are two of the most child-like and fun-humoured signs in the zodiac. Look for the jokes - they are everywhere. Indulging in play time opens up receptivity. Follow and express what you feel, but watch for over-analyzing. Understand that words are meaningless when they aren’t followed by action. 

We will benefit most from this energetic combination when we motivate ourselves to commit to our chosen paths with the courage to lead from the depths of our hearts. 

Wishing abundant new beginnings that illuminate and satisfy your truest heart’s desire!! 
 


Charlie is a visual artist, RMMTT student and energetic practitioner. She is reiki certified and uses the aid of oracle cards and crystals.

Learn more about Charlie's practices or book a session.
//  melissstarr@gmail.com

For more transit-astrology forecasts and collages, follow Charlie on Instagram.
// @changeable_charlie

Watch for an online shop coming soon!