Your essential guide to the week ahead from Citizen Femme’s resident astrologer, Zana Wilberforce.
It’s time to reset this week during a potent new moon in hardworking Taurus. New moons are astrologically associated with setting intentions, which will be an extra careful process while we remain firmly grounded in Taurus territory. Whether you’re manifesting a holiday or resetting your fitness routine, here’s how to harness the Taurus new moon according to your sign.
December 22 – January 19
You’re feeling especially light on your feet this week with a new moon in steady, sensual Taurus. This lunation puts you in the mood for setting tangible goals related to love, money, and pleasure. The earthy cosmic conditions encourage you to surround yourself with loved ones. Look to our roundup of the best family stays in the UK for inspiration.
January 20 – February 18
You could be stumbling upon some surprisingly simple ways to slow down and boost your health under the Taurus new moon this week. This lunar event is a highly symbolic moment for embarking on a solo endeavour. Try your hand at creating a personal new moon candle ritual to reap the benefits of this soothing lunation.
February 19 – March 20
A spark of creative genius could strike at any given moment this week under the influence of a Taurus new moon. Steadfast patience is required before you see any results. Harness the power of the new moon by visualising your goals through meditation or moodboard curation.
March 21 – April 19
You could be feeling more sentimental than usual under the influence of a Taurus new moon this week. Financial security is also on your mind and you could be tempted to splash the cash on a long-term investment. On a pragmatic note, investing in a suitable SPF is always a wise idea.
April 20 – May 20
You’re waltzing through this week with ease, charisma, and charm. The Sun and a new moon in your sign invite you to simply follow your whims for the first time in a long time. If you’re thinking of re-booking a holiday put on hold, now’s the time. Things just seem to fall into place.
May 21 – June 20
You’re in the mood for a spot of soul searching this week during a Taurus new moon. Solitude is a big-picture theme as you catch up on rest and prolonged pamper sessions. Capitalise on this lunar opportunity by attending an exhibition like Night Fever: Designing Club Culture, but solo.
June 21 – July 22
The Taurus new moon on 11 May spotlights your collaborative pursuits in the homespace. Converging ideas with like-minded roommates or an online community could transform your relationship to the material world for the better. Use this lunar energy to spruce your outdoor space in time for summer.
July 23 – August 22
This week’s new moon in Taurus asks you to try something new in your professional life. Even something as small as sprucing up your desk with plants and decorative trinkets could make a difference to your workday. Check out this CF guide to functional storage solutions and chic desk accessories aplenty.
August 23 – September 22
You could be untangling your schedule this week to make room for body-care rituals. The Taurus new moon on 11 May is the perfect moment for setting goals and intentions. As a wordsmith, you would benefit from writing them down, preferably in list format, to truly capitalise on this potent lunation.
September 23 – October 22
Slow and steady wins the race, Libra. Your mantra for the week is to follow your intuition with a purposeful slowness during the Taurus new moon on 11 May. Pick up a copy of Olivia Laing’s Everybody: A Book About Freedom to channel this thought-provoking lunar energy.
October 23 – November 21
There’s a strong focus on partnerships for you this week in light of a Taurus new moon. Sometimes, swinging out of your comfort zone can be an effective way to approach heartfelt conversations. The Taurus new moon is an excellent time for pencilling in spontaneous staycations – just remember to keep an eye on flexi booking options.
November 22 – December 21
This week, you could be recommitting to some sensible lifestyle changes in light of a Taurus new moon. The earthy energy means you’ll be working towards your health goals with a slow and steady pace. Capitalise on this lunar opportunity by making your workout routines as outdoorsy as possible.