It’s a week of strong energy coming up this week, with the highlights being the New Moon in Cancer on Monday and then a Master Energy day on Wednesday. Some of this intense energy will be very “active”, while on other days the energy will be much more focused on the inner-self and the processes of healing and transformation. It’s important to stay grounded, focused and aware of how you are using the energy this week in order to make the most of it and avoid feeling frustrated, agitated or “all over the place”. There is great potential this week, so let’s take a detailed look at what we can do to maximise this:
Cancer New Moon
Monday July 4th we get a great start to the week with a very high-energy and the New Moon in Cancer. Any New Moon is a great time for fresh starts and new beginnings, but the influence of Cancer (and it’s “emotional” water element) places extra emphasis on the areas of family, loved ones, security, nurturing (both for the self and others) and care. What changes or adjustments can you make in order to strengthen or create more harmony in these areas?
There is also a strong aspect of healing today, especially in working with issues related to self-expression and communication. Reflect upon any issues that you may have in these areas, the root causes and what you can actively do to resolve these. It could be that there are very old issues which have caused an energy “blockage” that needs to be cleared, or it may be that you need to reassess certain relationships and let of the ones in which you feel you are unable to express your true self. If you are a Reiki (or other energy) practitioner, take time to apply extra energy to the throat and heart areas. As everyone has “chi” in the palms, the following exercise can be practised by anyone is very useful in clearing negative/stagnant energy from any part of the body:
Sitting quietly and comfortably, place the hands over the area to wish to heal/clear, working with one area of the body at a time. Inhale deeply and evenly through the nose, imagining this in-breath as a brilliant, white light that enters your body and fills the area that you are covering with the hands. As you exhale through the mouth, imagine this out-breath as a dark-grey fog: this is the negative/stagnant energy that you are releasing. Continue this process until you see, imagine or intend that the grey fog is getting lighter and lighter in colour…until you are both inhaling and exhaling the brilliant, white light.
You can also make the most of this New Moon energy through meditation. You can do your own meditation, or choose to meditate on all you have to be grateful for in your life, or you can do a New Moon meditation in the following ways:
Sit quietly and comfortably, with the hands resting on the knees (palms facing up), breathing deeply and evenly, whilst contemplating the Moon. Imagine that with every in-breath, your up-turned hands draw in a bright, silvery light from the Moon. See the light enter your hands, travel up to your shoulders, and then to the centre of the chest (where it collects in the heart chakra). This light at the centre of the chest then spreads throughout your body. Continue breathing in the light, spreading it through your body, for as long as it feels right for you. (When you exhale, just allow the breath to leave the body). When you feel/visualise that your entire body is filled with this silvery light, you can then try expanding this light throughout your aura, and beyond.
If you are a Reiki 2 (or above) practitioner, you can sit quietly (ideally outdoors, if weather permits) and send Reiki to the Moon by distance. Sit quietly and comfortably and choose whichever method of sending Reiki you prefer. This will allow you to establish a “link” with the energy and is very interesting to experience, to say the least!
Tuesday July 5th is a high-energy day that’s all about personal transformation, spiritual practises and healing, plus lots of energy supporting the areas of inspired thinking, creative expression and increasing the flow of abundance. The intuition is especially strong today, so allow it to guide you in thinking “out of the box” and taking inspired actions in these areas. It’s a great idea to continue with any healing work that you may have started yesterday, as well as taking time to meditate (even just for a few minutes!) so that you are better able to receive guidance and intuitive flashes.
Wednesday July 6th is a day of strong, active energy. According to numerology this day has special energetic significance because the numbers of today’s date add up to the “Master Number” of 22 (6+7+2+0+1+6= 22). “22” is known as the “Master Builder”, so today is ideal for starting new projects and furthering work on existing projects and goals (building your future). It’s also a great day to work on manifesting your goals, so ensure that you set aside some time to sit quietly and visualise each of your goals in their completed forms. To make this exercise more effective, try to use as many of your senses as possible (feel, smell, hear… and most of all, intend) when you visualise. If you are a Reiki 2 (or above) practitioner, it’s an especially powerful day to work on your Reiki affirmations.
Additionally, there is a significant boost in the areas of creativity, self-expression and communication. Healing old wounds from past relationships (family, friends, romantic etc.) is also well-supported.
Thursday July 7th is a high-energy day that has the potential to be quite challenging, depending on whether or not you are open to transformation, change and healing. If you are resisting change, trying to change others instead of changing yourself and/or focusing more of your energy “outwards” so as to avoid looking within, you could find yourself feeling agitated or “all over the place” as certain (sometimes very uncomfortable!) truths are about the “self” are pushed to the surface today.
The way to make the most of the energy today is to be flexible, open and ready to let go of old habits, relationships, ways of being and anything else that no longer “fits” with who you are becoming (or what you would like to become) or that no longer serves a purpose (providing a sense of positive energy, fulfilment, happiness, growth etc.) in order to move forward and transform yourself and your life. Of course, it can be a huge challenge to change (which is why so many people don’t even bother) and let go of what is familiar. This is not an easy process, but by embracing it and overcoming any challenges or fears, we can experience freedom, lightness and fulfilment in life.
It’s also a great day to take time to reflect upon the flow of energy and abundance in to your life and how you affect it. Do you have self-limiting beliefs? Do you have clear goals that you remind yourself of regularly? Do you raise your energetic vibration by both giving and receiving love openly and unconditionally? By being aware of how we use our energy and how important it is to have our outer and inner selves in alignment, we can become more focused and greatly increase the flow of abundance.
Friday July 8th is a high-energy day with the focus on healing, transformation, creative expression and communication. You should continue to take action in any of these areas that you may be working on, as the energy is very supportive today in making great progress in them. There are also good opportunities for increasing the flow of abundance and prosperity, especially when connecting with others.
Saturday July 9th is a high-energy day with themes very similar to what we experienced on Thursday. So, there are potential difficulties if one is unwilling to be flexible and open to change, but also potential opportunities if one is ready to let go of the “old” in order to transform. For specific information on how to use the energy today, please scroll up to read Thursday’s forecast.
Sunday July 10th we finish the week with a day of bright, lively energy. It’s a great day to experience activities outdoors (weather permitting), socialising or just keeping busy doing activities that you enjoy. After all of the intense energy this week, today is a day to just let go and have fun!
Wishing all of you a positive week of action and change.