Although the New Moon was over the weekend, I’ve been really feeling it these past couple of days. Perhaps it’s a combination of the moon and Mercury snapping out of retrograde (whew), but I’ve been feeling refreshed, calm, and balanced.
Instead of being overcome with emotions- both good or bad- I’ve been feeling more neutral. People haven’t been pushing my buttons like they used to, comments aren’t being taken so personally, and my anxiety about everyday things- such as commuting or finishing up a task at work- isn’t so bad.
I’ve been choosing what to care about and what to put my energy towards.
This New Moon was in Aries, which is the first astrological sign of the zodiac. So, it only makes sense to be feeling a bit fresh- it’s the New Year! I like that thought, too- now is the beginning of a brand new cycle. We’re all able to pay attention to what is around us, take control of our thoughts, and focus on what is happening in the now.
That’s how I want to live in this new year, new spring, and new season.
Spring is a time of rebirth, growth, and manifestation; as the old falls away, the new comes into form. I spent the majority of the winter cooped up writing, planning, and coming up with ideas- which served its purpose during the cold, snowy months. I had been busy planting seeds for what was next, and even though I was taking steps each day, my ideas weren’t ready to grow- until now.
Just like the spring, everything has its cycle- planting, growth, and blossoming.
Over the weekend I did my usual routine- a Saturday stroll through Boston Common, journaling in the Public Garden, and window shopping on Newbury Street. It’s finally starting to look like spring, and I’m excited to watch the flowers start to bloom… just like new projects, ideas, and dreams.