New Moon in Aquarius Welcomes New Friendships and New Love

"The Aquarius energy is all about the collective, friendships, humanity, and hope. Overall, this isn’t too harsh of a new moon."

The Aquarius new moon this Feb. 11th brings in fresh energy with new soulmates. Soulmates can be romantic and platonic, and this new moon in the social sign of Aquarius highlights our house of friendships.

The big planetary aspect this new moon involves Jupiter and Venus conjunct this Aquarius new moon on Feb. 11th. Venus the planet of love, is in harmony with Jupiter, which is coincidentally adding some fun in the love department just in time for Valentine’s Day. Granted, there is still a Mercury Retrograde happening, which can bring back some old romantic flings, but the focus will be on new love for singles. If you’re in a relationship you can expect your partnership to expand into a more harmonious and loving dynamic. If you’re looking to reconcile in the love department, this is a great new moon for that. As Jupiter, the planet of blessings and indulgence, want to make sure everyone is happy and pleased.

If you’re not focused on love, this is a great new moon for self-care and self-love initiatives. Doing self-love ritual work is recommended.

Feeling called to do some charka healing? This Aquarius new moon will place an emphasis on the Throat Chakra as Mercury is currently retrograde alongside the new moon. Speaking from a place of compassion and dispelling any confusion will also rise to the surface this new moon. Any lingering questions you might have will be dispelled as communication is ushered in due to this new moon energy. Take your time with travel as well. Mercury retrograde tends to slow down travel and tech. Be sure to back up data and important information until Feb. 20th once Mercury stations direct.

Air signs will feel the affects of this new moon the most. Yes, Aquarius, Libra and Gemini, we’re talking to you. Air signs will be called to revisit any pending karmic cycles in order to close them out.

Additionally, fixed signs such as Aquarius, Leo, Scorpio and Taurus can expect new beginnings in career and love. This is a transit that will force fixed signs into being adaptable with good changes that assist them with positive expansion.

The Aquarius energy is all about the collective, friendships, humanity, and hope. Overall, this isn’t too harsh of a new moon. Reconnecting with friends and having safe social gatherings might take precedence.

Uranus will be square Saturn on Feb. 14th in time for Valentine’s Day. That might bring some unexpected changes. You can’t anticipate or prepare for this energy. What you can do, is set the intention to do your best to go with the flow. There might be minor disagreements or hiccups in your plans at this time. This energy will heighten come Feb. 17th. Practicing affirmations that assist you with balanced heart chakra and throat chakra expression can keep you grounded at this time.

How will this Aquarius new moon affect you personally? Read on for your sun and/or rising sign for a more personal perspective.

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

Friendships will definitely take center stage for you with this new moon. There could be some disagreements in your social circle among friends that might not have anything to do with you, Aries. But you’ll be called to be the mediator. You could have some tech problems this new moon. More so than all the other zodiac signs. Be sure to back up your data and have a hot spot ready on standby. This is a wonderful time to explore new friendships that come your way. They could lead to newfound long-lasting relationships.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

You’re ready to switch things up, Taurus. Especially on the career front. You might be ready to jump into full-time entrepreneurship. Whatever the case, you know you’re ready to take a leap of faith in your profession. There could be some arguments with work colleagues at this time. Try not to engage in disputes that do not concern you. This is a good transit to ask for that raise or promotion. Be confident. You are worthy!

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

You’re itching for a change of scenery. If that means settling for a drive out to the beach then you’re up for that, Gemini. Short distance travel is probably the safest possibility at this time. Feed your soul. Go out for an adventure. Connecting with nature through hiking could really spark some deep philosophical downloads for you. You might not be seeing eye-to-eye at this time with someone close to you when it comes to an ideology. But you’re willing to stand your ground whatever the case. Stay true to you, Gemini. People admire that about you.

Cancer (June 21 – June 22)

You might be looking to invest in property or lucrative ventures. This is a great new moon for you to do some financial investing, Cancer. There could be some unexpected money problems between you and a partner. This can be among love or business partner. Make sure you’re reading through any fine print with legal matters. At this time, shared finances and personal finances will be top of mind. You might need to hit into your savings for a minor unexpected financial issue, but all will work out.

Leo (June 23 – Aug 22)

This is the love transit for you, Leo. Partnerships will remind you of how deeply you’re loved by family, friends and romantic partners. You might feel called to build a business with a trusted friend. If you’re leaning towards creating a business with someone, it will be mutually beneficial. Follow your intuition at this time. It won’t steer you wrong.

Virgo (Aug 23 – Sep 22)

People are going to wonder what’s gotten into you, Virgo. You’re going to feel compelled to change your personal appearance. You might take up a personal trainer, change your personal appearance or start-up a new nutrition plan. This is a transit of wanting to create healthy lifestyles and make yourself happy. You know that they say, health is wealth. Change it up, have fun!

Libra (Sep 23 – Oct 22)

You’re feeling super creative this new moon, Libra. You might initiate a new creative project or passion pursuit. You could collaborate with friends and expand your social circle at this time. A visit from an old fling is also possible. You’re feeling curious and flirty, Libra. Your charisma could be a potential turn on for your new romantic interest. Either way, this is a transit of lighthearted energy and being in love with love.

Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 21)

This is a beautiful transit where you’re going to be putting yourself first. You’ll feel really inspired to practice self-care this new moon. You might plan an entire day out to do nothing and relax, Scorpio. Allow yourself to rest and relax. There’s nothing wrong with putting your mental health first. This is a wonderful transit to plan for children if you’re looking to create a family. Family will be a big focus for you this new moon.

Sagittarius (Nov 22 – Dec 21)

This new moon is having you bring in new fresh ideas and insights into your life. You’ll be called to revisit some outdated beliefs, Sagittarius. You might have to go back on your words and backpaddle on things you might have said. Be mindful of communication at this time. You’re being encouraged to not act on everything. Not everything is worthy of your attention.

Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 19)

You have been working through money blocks, Capricorn. Abundance is coming in for you with this new moon. You might realize you work better in collaboration with others and see how this is beneficial for you. You’re going to really enjoy building wealth with friends and family. Incoming money is on its way to you, Capricorn. Time to invest in self.

Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 18)

Happy Birthday season, Aquarius! This is a big new moon for you. You’re going to be inspired to make drastic changes in your life. Right now, you’ll be attracting a lot of people and so many folks will want to be around you as they see you shining. You’ll stand out for your uniqueness this new moon. Your attitude will be positive overall and you’re going to feel amazing this transit. You might do a drastic makeover to your physical appearance. There’s a big form of recognition headed your way. Good news is coming in and you’ll be in the limelight for your hard efforts.

Pisces (Feb 19 – March 20)

Your intuition will be on fire this new moon, Pisces. You’re naturally on top of your intuitive insights, but you’re standing in your High Priest/ess energy. On the other hand, you might need to put your goals on hold temporarily due to being pulled towards helping out a family member. You are going to feel called to dive deeper into your spirituality at this time. You might even receive recognition for spiritual work. Feeling compelled to spend alone time will be healthy and rejuvenating for you.

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