It’s officially a New Moon in Leo on July 31, 2019 at 11:11 pm ET.
The Moon meets the Sun in Leo for the New Moon.
This New Moon occurs only 46 minutes before Mercury finishes Retrograde and stations Direct in Cancer at 11:58 pm ET. The Moon rules Cancer.
Mercury will be in Leo again on August 11, 2019.
A New Moon is a good time to start off on the right foot with intentions to move toward positive growth. The Moon is inidactive of changing moods and fluctuations of emotions though, so not everyone is going to feel extra chipper right away. A New Moon is the starting point of change from the waning Moon to the waxing Moon. Transitions usually do bring emotional tides with them.
To get yourself in a positive frame of mind, you can align yourself with the positive opportunities a New Moon in Leo symbolizes. This is an excellent time for starting new creative endeavors and developing a stronger interest in arts and entertainment. Leo also signifies children, which indicates having a more child-like, curious approach toward experiencing the world. This is great for being creative with an open mind and removing obstacles, doubts and self criticism. Just have fun enjoying the process.
Spending more time at the beach and fun in the sun is recommended to get you inspired by the good in life. Starting new relationships and dating is also indicated with the New Moon in Leo. The giggly, fun loving experiences at the beach can entertain and enliven you with positive energy.
It is a great time for vibrant, colorful, sunny, warm colors in your wardrobe. Leo loves fashion, so why not make a bold, enlivening statement with fun attire. A New Moon in Leo is about amping up your personality, demonstrating upbeat, positive emotions and tapping into expressions of happiness to lift your spirit. Smiling can be the best medicine for you, and those around you.
As we head forward over the next couple of weeks, it is personal freedom and reinvention that is most important. You are the star of your own life. If you’re more of an introvert, you may not desire the accolades and attention so much. Your sense of joy and freedom sought will largely be about releasing personal barriers within. But for extroverts, enjoying external recognition can give a big boost of internal esteem and validation.
The New Moon in Leo enhances new appreciation of our personalities. Optimism, courage and enthusiasm mark this New Moon for us to start a new beginning that allows us to express who we are. Self-respect comes from owning who you are and being proud to express yourself authentically and feeling more empowered to be true to yourself.
This can be an important time when a paradigm shift takes place. Many people, for far too long, have been caught up in such a critical, false sense of self that they can’t even imagine reaching their higher, creative potential in life. It’s time to let that go and move on to much better for yourself.
Leo is a sign of dramatic flair, full of life and personality and that’s where this New Moon leads us to want to shine. The most entertaining and interesting people that we tend to gravitate towards are those who express their creative gifts and personalities.
Venus in Leo reminds us that self-love leads to self confidence. This Leo New Moon is a time to renew yourself and enhancing your potential. Shake off a limited, narrow scope of yourself and be bold and courageous.
Ultimately, the next two weeks is about having fun and having a lot of fun with the shiniest side of your personality. Be the King or Queen of your life.