Spring Equinox: the beginning of a new era
Spring equinox is a true “New Year’s Day” from an astrological point of view, and gives each one of us a helping hand to launch new projects, without waiting in their implementation. You will see some of your most intimate aspirations bloom through the help you find on your way. Destiny gives you perches that are undeniably successful.
In the North Hemisphere is celebrated on the 19th March, and the Autumn Equinox in the South Hemisphere. The equinox refers to a day in which the night and day have the exact same hours, and in the North Hemisphere, from this date on, the days start growing and the nights getting shorter.
It also marks the beginning of Spring Season, and of a new astrological year, which starts with the sign of Aries. And, it’s the International Astrology Day. Sounds an important date, right?
Let’s learn more about this magic day and how to make use of it to boost your life!
Spring Equinox: Ostara Celebration
The Spring Equinox has been celebrated since immemorial times. The celebration, called Ostara, which is also the name of the goddess of Spring, is connected to pagan rituals. The goddess represents the strength and possibility of renewal, of rebirth in nature and within yourself. The capacity to start over, but also the hope of fertility and abundance that arrives after the months of reclusion during Winter.
Celebrations of fertility and abundance occur nowadays as well, which gives power to the intentions of new beginnings.
To celebrate it, we’ll give you advice according to your zodiac sign.
Spring Equinox and the New Astrological Year
Spring equinox is undoubtedly connected to Astrology. This day is not only the Astrology International Day but the beginning of a New Astrological Year. For those who are more connected to the energies of astrology, this happening is way more important than the official new year in January.
Why? Because an astrological cycle ends, and the new energy begins.
Spring equinox and your zodiac sign
Every zodiac sign will be under the same energy of new beginnings. Set your intentions, spend some time with yourself and let the new beginning flow from within! Allow your intuition to tell you the important aspects to focus during the next astrological cycle.
Remember that this year, we are leaving behind big structures, heavy systems and entering a new era. Focus on positive vibes, and trust in the universe.
The first sign of the zodiac, dear Aries, this is always a special moment for you. More than anyone else you feel the new beginning in your personality and in the way you show yourself to the world.
Ritual: write down the good things you have accomplished until now on one page and take some time to close your eyes and go back to those moments and smile. Then, write down your future dreams and meditate seeing yourself accomplishing it.
Taurus, this is a moment for you to stay with yourself, look inside, turn off the voices of the outside world.
Ritual: practice 5 minutes of meditation every day. Do a simple meditation. The answers want to arise, and you need to give space for them, otherwise, you less flexible tendencies might close your energy to the new era.
Gemini, use your energy to support the ones that are in your network. You can find yourself in this attitude and give a new meaning to your life for the next cycle. Don’t use communication in a selfish mode, but on the perspective of being there for the others.
Ritual: write a letter to yourself, a letter of motivation, love, and joy. Read it out loud for yourself and you use your voice to communicate.
You need the strength of Aries to trusts in yourself, dear Cancer. Your capacities are amazing if you start trusting your abilities and your place in this world. It’s possible that you find yourself thinking a lot about your career and what really makes sense to you.
Ritual: can you picture what would your perfect life look like? If there were no limits, what would you do? How would your days look like? That’s exactly what you are going to do. Write down how you see your career in one year from now, two years from now and five years from now. What are your tasks, how much do you earn, in which place you work? Do it! Warning: there are no limits, no limits at all!
Full of energy to go and explore new worlds dear Leo, this time you’ll have to stay in. What to do then? Find out new worlds to studying, meditating, thinking, writing. Live the adventures your mind and body are desiring from your home and find yourself.
Ritual: plant a flower or a tree and make a meditation putting your hands close to the earth. Ask for the earth to give you the necessary grounding and freedom to explore new worlds while staying in close contact with yourself. Keep taking care of your new baby.
In case you can’t plant, chose the youngest flower or tree you have and do the same ritual.
A moment to focus on yourself, Virgo. This year you’ll need to learn more about balance. The way to start doing it can be by exploring intimacy with yourself.
Ritual: the preferable ritual, for the ones who feel comfortable, is to explore that intimacy in a sexual perspective, by yourself. By using candles, music, and taking the time.
In case you can’t, or you can’t feel comfortable, take yourself a long bath with a relaxing environment. Allow yourself to feel pleasure, it’s important!
Your diplomacy and beauty give you comfortable relationships, but do you go deep in your connection with the others, Libra? The new cycle will bring your focus on this matter. You might feel the need to create more meaningful connections with the others, which won’t be hard for you. New chapters are waiting for you and your closed ones.
Ritual: go get your crystals! A Barite, Carnelian or another gem that helps with relationships. Put your intentions and then keep taking care of it during at least the next month. On the full and new moon, meditate again with the crystals you choose.
We all know you need your daily routines to be meaningful, to help the world go to a better place. This season is going to bring you multiple thoughts about it, Scorpio. Your hyperactive mind will bring up so many questions, you’ll need to breathe and slow it down. Just let them come, soon they will be more organized and you’ll feel better.
Ritual: for the next month, keep a notebook next to your bed. Before going to sleep, ask the more important questions that concern your role in the world right now. When you wake up, write down your dreams. If you are a woman, take a closer attention to it while you are menstruating.
Your passions are extremely important for you, Sagittarius, and right now you probably have the chance to connect with it again. Explore yourself, which gives you true pleasure and the desire to be alive every single day.
Ritual: your ritual is an easy one: play! Play that game that you loved so much when you were a kid, paint if that was what you were passionate about. If your childhood wasn’t happy and you can’t find that practice, play something you love now while you talk to your inner child. Send it words of love and allow it to live now, to be free and happy now.
Honestly, dear Capricorn, this might be a tough time for you! You are so used to be out there chasing your goals that even when you are with your family, with yourself, you put the same rigid attitude. It’s time to go back to your roots, but with love, tolerance, acceptance, flexibility. Can you do it?
Ritual: take care of your home! Clean it, organize it, but most of all, make it pretty, smooth and a place that shows love at first sight.
The day you’ll sit to meditate, you’ll understand how fast and crazy are your thoughts at this moment. It’s ok, friend! The world is going through too many changes and your ideas are so out of the box. Let it come, you might actually help the world with your crazy thoughts. But every time you feel overwhelmed, do the ritual, Aquarius.
Ritual: if you have experience with meditation, meditate. If not, or if it’s not working: dance! The levels of energy might be too high, but exercising is not always easy. Therefore, dance is a mental health weapon we should all be using more. Put some of your favorite songs and free dance. Let the energy and the thoughts flow feel physically tired and emotionally free
Dear Pisces, we have all be thinking the world was crazy, but now it feels absolutely nuts. Well, here is your challenge to not sink in negative thoughts. Your task is to value yourself, to focus on positivity and feel you deserve abundance and luck. Are you ready?
Ritual: write down all the things you are good at. Let’s be clear about it, anything you are good at. Are you good at smiling at people on the street? Write it down! Are you good at cheering up your friends? Also. Good at making breakfast? It’s a skill.
The universe is always gifting you with the opportunity to make something beautiful with life. Do it, now! It’s more important than ever. If possible, by being there for the others as well.
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