The full moon on January 28th graces us with a dramatic and fiery influence as it finds itself in regal Leo. This moon is in the midst of a T-square because of Taurus and Aquarius residing in the planets Uranus, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, as well as the sun. While this full moon just wants to have fun, its majestic spotlight is dimmed down because of the opposing planets.
Despite all of the chaotic influences around this full moon, it still comes in with the dramatic entrance and calls for attention towards all things that keep us from standing in the spotlight and expressing our unique and creative truths.
When the moon is in Leo there is a need to be recognized as well as appreciated for our unique talents and skills. When we are not met with the applause that we desire, then extravagant these traits can instead turn into massive emotional imbalances that cater to overreacting and lashing out from bruised egos. it is very important that an outlet is found for all of this creative energy, that we keep our pride as well as our vanity in check, and most importantly, we learn to receive that constructive criticism as a means to improve on our craft rather than taking it to heart and running away like a cowardly lion.
The cosmos are focused on helping us understand what makes us so unique, where we receive our inspiration, how our individual paths can contribute to humanity as a whole. This is a time of grasp in the many ways on how we can lead by example and how our tribe contributes to our goals and aspirations.
The full moon in Leo wants nothing more than to express itself in a romantic flair and well as to marvel in the affections of those they adore the most. Romance, intimacy, and all things pertaining to love are done in style, and oftentimes they can be somewhat overdone because they can be so over the top. Leo's influence is always, go big or go home. Nothing is ever done halfheartedly.
One of the biggest lessons during this Full Moon is not to allow others dictate our worth, as the regal Leo thrives off social acceptance and the applause from their audience. We have to remember that not everyone understands our superpowers – our unique expression. It is important to stay true to ourselves, to be genuine and not to allow the opinions or social constructs that others live by, to hold us back from roaring loud and acting big. The Full Moon in Leo beckons you to have courage and to dare to make our dreams come true.
The prior new moon in Capricorn was all about structuring that five-year plan and setting intentions that we can follow for the long term. And so, the full moon in Leo emphasizes on that, bringing to life our goals and allowing those intentions to take form, offering us a glimpse of what is paved into our paths and the achievements that are to come from our unbreakable efforts.
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The full moon in Leo offers you resolution to an old issue that has been bothering you for quite some time. You are going to receive a fair result, and this is going to be favored in the fact that you will be able to move forward whereas you had been stuck in the past. If you have been considering purchasing a home or moving forward with some sort of binding contract, then this is most definitely the time to move forward with this plan as it will eventually open even more doors for you.
This is a time of marveling over all of your past accomplishments and soaking it all in with pride, as well as gaping in the feelings of achievement as you realize that you have conquered many goals that you had set forth in the past. Taurus, you deserve a much-needed break and to enjoy the pause between goals. You are right where you need to be, and there is no other greater feeling than having confirmation that you have done well and are also headed to greater things.
This is a time of celebration, in coming together with those that you love and cherish the most and appreciating your time with them. You are going to be making memories that will last a lifetime and in which you will look back upon with happiness and gratitude, while soaking in those uplifting vibrations that you had first felt when you experienced them. If you have been considering holding a social event or hosting a celebration of sorts, then move forward with that plan as this is going to be exactly what you need to uplift your spirits.
Bite your tongue, Cancer, as you may be triggered by others around you to behave in ways that you normally wouldn't. You are quite upset about certain circumstances in which you feel others let you down. You may also have been harboring resentment for quite some time now because of this issue being something rather repetitive within your social circle, romantic relationship, or family connections. Your ideals, hobbies, or your mission may not correlate with others, and so you will have to work on your own. Focus on honing that sense of independence rather than allowing a codependent nature to bring you down from the unrealized expectations of others.
The full moon has you in the spotlight as well as deep in your feelings, Leo, and a lot of these feelings may be rather unsettling. You might be dealing with a disappointing situation in which you have to separate yourself from something that you had invested a lot of time and energy into. It is important to know that greater things are available on a different path, and so do not try to cling to something that is crumbling, otherwise you were going to be met with even more restriction, disappointment, and heartache. This situation is your catalyst for growth as well as a much-needed release. After this period, you are going to feel rejuvenated, restored, as well as having your vitality rekindled. In a sense this experience is going to be a blessing in disguise in which you will restore balance in your life.
The full moon strengthens your Virgo traits in being of service to others. You are going to be called upon to help somebody in need, and it is not so much your criticism, problem solving skills in providing excellent advice, or doing something for them in a physical nature, instead you are called to provide sympathetic ear as well as a motherly and nurturing touch. This is a time of expressing your affection to those who need it the most. Those who cry the loudest need the most love. A hug can truly move mountains for the right person. You may also be experiencing bouts of increased intuition in which you can sense the emotions and sensations of others and perhaps may confuse them as your own – if you happen to feel emotionally disoriented, go through your contacts list and get in touch with the name that sticks out the most, as you may never know how much you could be right on the money in knowing that someone needs you.
You may be called upon to offer advice to somebody who is going through a situation that you might be a bit familiar to. Your experience and expertise are going to be needed. This person more than likely is someone younger than you or perhaps not as experienced as you when it comes to this particular situation. You may also find that you are having to act as the mediator within your social media platform or social circles, and so it is important not too lean too far to one side or the other when it comes to good friends having an argument, and rather offer them objective advice on how to agree to disagree.
While the cosmos heavily oppose your sign, Scorpio, it does seem that they offer many gifts to you in terms of opportunities that accentuate your greatest skills. You are going to be admired as well as applauded by many who are inspired by your creative force. This is a time of standing in the spotlight and soaking in all of the greatness that you deserve. Do not hold back when it comes to expressing yourself freely, as your expression is the Inspiration that others need.
You were given a second chance at something that you had allowed to slip through your fingers in the past. Whether you feel you had failed at this or not, it is important to take in all of the experiences that you had endured and to consider a different approach on how to finally make this successful. Also, keep in mind that your perspective about yourself as well as the situation is extremely important when it comes to you succeeding or failing this time around. Focus on positive results and that is what you will receive, focus on what you lack, and that is what you will experience.
An unavoidable situation or even a person that you have a quarreling history with, comes charging into your life when you least expect it. You may feel as if this is a distraction trying to derail you, or an invitation to engage in conflict. When in fact, this is something that is needed to cross your path so to open your eyes to other possibilities, information, resources, as well as hidden strengths within you. While you might be tempted to stray from the path you are currently committed to, it is important that you stand firm and remained grounded, do not bend, but do offer some compromise and be open minded to the information that comes through.
During the full moon in Leo, you will be doing an emotional inventory of who brings value into your life and who takes from it. Your social circle, friendships, romantic affairs, and even family relationships are going to be in question during this time. You may feel as if something is crumbling, perhaps one of these aspects is providing too much restriction, drama, or even disappointment into your life, and as much as you try to maintain an even flow and keep the peace, nothing seems to work. This may also be a good time to reach out to somebody that you trust as well as look up to in terms of providing inspiration and guidance for this situation. Do not hesitate to reach out, Aquarius, for an objective perspective may be exactly what you need so too restore the peace that you seek.
You love to sit there and marvel over all of your dreams, goals, and aspirations, and oftentimes they unfortunately just remain in your head. This is a time of acting these dreams so to bring them into reality. You would not have these dreams, goals, or aspirations if they were never meant to be reached. You are going to receive opportunities during this time that allow you to take that first big step, and so it is very important that you act when the time is right. Do not allow these opportunities to pass you by and make your dreams come true.