We’ve moved on to a new moon and it’s going to make you feel *all of the things*. These are the zodiac sources recommended by Miss FQ to discover how the full moon eclipse that occurred on January 20 -21, 2019 will affect your star sign.
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What is a full moon eclipse?
Also known as a “wolf” moon or a “great spirit” moon, January 2019’s full moon marks the first full moon of the new year and set to shake up all kinds of reflection and resolution.
Why is the January 2019 full moon such a big deal?
This moon, which took place on the 21st of January, is particularly special because it was a super moon undergoing a total lunar eclipse. The moon passed into the shadow of the Earth giving it a red glow – which is where the name ‘blood moon’ comes from. The last time a blood moon occurred was in July 2018.
“We’re going into this unusual lull in total lunar eclipses over the next couple of years,” Tom Kerss, an astronomer from the Royal Observatory Greenwich tells The Guardian.
“So this is a really good one to catch as it’s going to be a long time before you catch another one like this – we will have other lunar eclipses, we just won’t have anything quite as spectacular until May 2021.”
Astrologer Lisa Stardust told Bustle, this full moon in Leo “will bring inner truths to light, elevating our desire for autonomy and independence,” for all of us, no matter what our sign is.
This moon will be the first of three supermoons scheduled for 2019. You won’t have to wait long until the next one (19 February).
What does the full moon total lunar eclipse mean for your star sign?
Basically, it means dedicate some alone time to yourself and let all of your emotions and thoughts settle in their own space. However, because the full moon is in Leo, the shift will affect some star signs more than others; namely Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius.
These are Miss FQ’s favourite astrological sources:
Want to dig deeper? Of course, you do! Who doesn’t enjoy some gentle gratification or timely warnings from the Universe?
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Nadine Jane Astrology
Nadine Jane is a household name here at Miss FQ and for good reason. Not only are her readings accurate and inspiring, but they’re also incredibly chic in our Instagram feed. She’s perfect for astro beginners with monthly mantras for your star sign plus insightful explanations about how the different planetary movements affect each sign differently. Oh, and did we mention chic pictures?
Find her at: @nadinejane_astrology
Your next obsession has landed. Prepare to lose hours trolling through the website of Courtney Perkins. Not because she’s knows what you need to hear about the future but because she knows YOU. Home of the Fashion Horoscopes, Courtney breaks down where your head is at by assigning your star sign to things that are dear to culture. We’re talking Britney Spears songs, Teen Dramas, Love Actually characters, musical front women, Frank Ocean songs you’ve cried to – the list goes on. Explore. Laugh. Repeat.
Discover here: garage.vice.com
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WEEKLY TAROT READING 🔮 This week is governed by the Death card, the 3 of Cups and the 4 of Cups. 🔮 For those of you who found themselves single for most of 2018, this week’s cards show some headway in the area of new love and relationships. This is not to say that Mr. or Mrs. Awesome-Perfect-Amazing is going to fall into your lap and into your heart this week, but that your perception around finding a match will change. It’s probable that your checklist is now out-of-date and you’ll decide that finding that perfect someone doesn’t need to be a difficult task, but a simple road to follow. 🛣 With this inner change will come some hard realities. You might have to face the facts and own-up to any negative actions or reactions that you had in past relationships, or towards other singletons who took an interest in you in the past. Were you trying to be too cool? Mysteriously aloof? Sarcastically funny? or were you so insecure about how you looked that you forgot to accept compliments with grace? All these past limitations and expectations that you put on yourself will change and you’ll be able to go into the mine field which is the dating scene with much more confidence, knowing that the right person will come along soon. 💜 This is manifestation at its best, and this law of attraction is going to be at its best this week, particularly surrounding love (you Scorpio sun signs and moons signs are going to feel it the most this week!). If you are already in a relationship make sure that you bring a bit of spark back in. Go on a date somewhere new or try something exciting together. Things may have stagnated for a while and they’ll need a bit of a pick-me-up. 🔮 Good health is on the agenda this week and it would be a prime time to take on a new hobby which involves exercise or cooking. There are prizes, in all forms, to be won this week and the weekend will see a time for celebration and the coming together of everyone. Enjoy your well all! #prediction #tarot #tarottalk #minorarcana #majorarcana #insight #futurepredictions #answers #pentacles #wands #cups #swords #weeklytarot #tarotcards #worldevents
A visit to Kimberly’s – aka The Channelling – Ponsonby-based studio is an annual occurrence for the team. As one of New Zealand’s most accurate psychic and tarot readers, her words of wisdom and encouragement (sometimes rude awakenings delivered in a lovely manner) have made her a popular go-to for anyone lacking direction. Not based in Auckland? No worries. Kimberly frequents social media offering weekly readings and Instagram and Facebook live sessions where you can request her to pull a card for you in the comment sections for feedback in real-time.
Find her at: @TheChannelling
If you like to cut through the wishy-washy and get straight to the cold, hard planetary facts then Co-Star is your all-encompassing Artificial-Intelligence-NASA-backed guide to the zodiac. You can explore your entire natal chart with personalised daily updates and insights about astro movements in real time. It’s monochromatic design means it’s got chic credentials to boot and we all know that’s super important.
Discover here: iTunes
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Oracle Card of the Day for MONDAY January 21, 2019: White Tara – sensitivity. A very appropriate card for today’s supermoon/lunar eclipse! As much as you can, try to limit exposure to harsh or provoking situations today, as you’re likely to be extra sensitive energetically. Triggers are unique to you but might be negative “whingey” types, gossipy circles, the news, etc. For some of you, this is about sensitivities to food, chemicals or clutter in your environment or lifestyle – trust your intuition on whether that relates to you. Have a wonderful day xx 🙏 #angels #angelcards #empath #sensitive #energy *This guidance is general; trust your intuition on what is right for you. For personal readings, follow the link in my bio to the ‘bookings’ tab.*
One Grounded Angel
Sound familiar? That’s because One Grounded Angel and her hilariously sound readings have been populating Miss FQ’s monthly horoscopes for the past few seasons. She’s an angel card reader and energy healer so if you’re stuck on something, be it life, love or career, Trudie from One Grounded Angel will help you get unstuck.
Find her at: @onegroundedangel
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Monday January 21 Today’s Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Full Moon phase – Full Moon into Leo This Full Moon is especially good for Aries, Geminis, Leos, Librans, Sagittarians and Aquarians, but it’s more challenging for everyone else. The energy of this Full Moon is… Bright and proud – maybe too proud! Top 5 questions to ask yourself under this Full Moon eclipse 1. Have I been too self-centred, egotistical or proud? 2. Have I been treating the people around me like minions? 3. Have I been arrogant, vain, pushy or pompous? 4. Have I been expressing myself creatively enough? 5. Have I shown myself enough self-love? The Message of The Leo Full Moon It’s a good time to get back in touch with our humility. Top ways to work with the Leo Full Moon eclipse 1. Find a balance between… What your friends need and what you need. 2. Forgive Perform the ‘Full Moon forgiveness ceremony’ on page 143 of my book Moonology. 3. Be grateful! Perform the ‘Entering a state of gratitude ceremony’ on page 144 of my book Moonology. Write your gratitude list and then burn it. Blitz your blocks! Leo Moon Cosmic Extras Top 3 affirmations: 1. ‘Life is sweet!’ 2. ‘I now release my inner child for some fun!’ 3. ‘I am a creative being and my juices are flowing.’ Essential Oil to use: Cinnamon Mantra: Ram. Chant it out loud or silently Chakra: The Solar Plexus chakra, aka Manipura Angel: Raziel, the esoteric teacher Goddess: Medusa, the Sun Goddess Cosmic Ray: The 5thray which is orange There’s more information about working with the Cosmic Extras in my book Moonology #moon #moonology #yasminboland #wheresthemoon #newmoon #fullmoon #dailymoon #moonmessage #moonmessages #witchesofinstagram #wakethewitches #goddess #goddesswisdom #moongoddess #planetyasminboland #magic #moonmagic #mooncycle #magik #omnamonarayani #astrologersofinstagram #everydayastrology
If you look to horoscopes to make constructive decisions or use them for practising healthy thoughts, mantras and manifesting, then Yasmin Boland is probably your kinda gal. She’s got a gig writing daily horoscopes for Elle Australia and Yahoo! so you know she’s a dependable source. Her website breaks down your horoscopes via star sign with lengthy daily descriptions if you need that kind support – no judgements!
Finder her at: yasminboland.com
All about those daily affirmations? Tune into The DailyHoroscope app for compelling horoscopes. There’s also weekly and monthly horoscopes depending on how committed you are to the cause. Plus, zodiac sign compatibility for all of those dancing in the dating game. If you find typical horoscopes aesthetically stressful and your one psychedelic tie-dye reading away from a full meltdown, then rest assured that you can control the colours and font size in the app settings. This app knows you, you know?
Discover here: iTunes
Founder of Astrology Zone Susan Miller has become synonymous with horoscopes having contributed regular columns in nine international magazines since, like, forever. She’s been in the biz for 22 years – so pretty much as long as you’ve been alive, give or take – and knows how to break down planetary movements like a boss. She has an app you can download and an Instagram account to passively peruse, otherwise, a quick stop (you can spend hours, it’s easy to do) at her website will be plenty if you’re in dire need of some soul searching.