Your Guide to Full Moon Self-Care
Call me corny, but there is something so special about the Full Moon. Even in the city, where it’s nearly impossible to see the stars even in the middle of the night, being able to look up and see the moon is such a powerful reminder to unplug, take a deep breath, and re-center.
Throughout history, cultures around the world have developed rituals and beliefs around the Full Moon. Today, some use the Full Moon to manifest their desires, or some simply hang-out under the moonlight by a campfire or for a late night kick-back. But for me, the Full Moon is the perfect time to get grounded and boost my energy for the month ahead.
The Full Moon on Wednesday September 2nd, 2020 is rising in the sign of Pisces. For those who geek out on astrology, that means that this can be a time of sensitivity and heightened perception, but it’s also a great time to emotionally prepare for the weeks to come.
Our emotional health is especially important these days. Stress and anxiety about what the future holds is at an all time high. But what we can do, no matter what, is to use our imagination wisely. It can be easy to imagine what can go wrong, but how often do we focus our imagination on what could go right?
Here’s what my Full Moon Self-Care Ritual looks like this Month:
- Before bed, I take a nice relaxing bath or shower (a few drops of eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a steaming shower is a super simple way to feel like I’m at a spa). I make sure to moisturize, condition my hair, and I always save a few minutes for a soothing scalp massage with my Edge Naturale Follicle Enhancer (did I mention I love peppermint oil? That tingle though...)
And that’s it!
The Full Moon is a perfect time to set aside a few minutes to yourself. But, these are things that can be done at any time you feel stressed, overwhelmed, or need a break from the constant demands of everyday life.
Do you have any Full Moon rituals or special self-care practices? I’d love to hear yours! Send us your favorite ways to practice self-care and check to see if we give you a shout-out on our upcoming Edge Naturale Newsletter!
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