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How to align with The Pink Moon using Full Moon Rituals

The Full Moon (Pink Moon) in Scorpio! Even though as we know, the moon doesn’t actually go Pink! But its our glorious Pink Moon in April! April is such a stunning month in itself, Spring is in full bloom, the clocks have changed and we are on the verge of summer, its outdoor picnic weather, we are making more plans and moving towards some of those summer goals!

So it is time for April’s Pink Moon! Are you ready? Bring on 23rd April 2024 with the Full Moon at peak at 23:49pm GMT! 

Pink Moon – April’s full Moon often corresponded with the early springtime blooms of a certain wildflower native to eastern North America: Phlox subulata—commonly called creeping phlox or moss phlox—which also went by the name “moss pink.”

This moon is also in the zodiac, Scorpio! This zodiac is a fixed water sign, Scorpios are known for their loyalty and devotion — and also their passion. In fact, they are known to have such intense personalities, with deep feelings and emotions that they can often confused with fire signs. This is a perfect time to shed old skin and emerge as your most empowered self.

Full Moon – The Facts!

·       A full Moon occurs when the Moon appears as a complete circle in the sky. We see it as a full orb because the whole of the side of the Moon facing the Earth is lit up by the Sun's rays.

·       The Moon produces no visible light of its own, so we can only see the parts of the Moon that are lit up by other objects. A small amount of light comes from distant stars and the reflection of light from the Earth (known as 'Earthshine'). However the main source of light for the Moon is the Sun.

·       The Moon appears as different shapes in the sky depending on its 'phase', from new Moon to full Moon via 'waxing' (growing) and 'waning' (shrinking) moons. These phases are determined by the relative positions of the Sun, Earth and Moon.

·       If the Moon is between the Earth and the Sun in its orbit, then the back side of the Moon is lit up and the side facing the Earth is in darkness. This is called a New Moon.

·       If the Moon is on the opposite side of the Earth to the Sun, then the near side of the Moon will be fully lit up: a Full Moon.

·       A full Moon happens roughly every 29.5 days. This is the length of time it takes for the Moon to go through one whole lunar phase cycle.

What Does the Pink Moon Mean For Zodiac Signs?

Morgan Lett – Astrologer gives guidance on what this Full Moon means for each zodiac. Credit - PopSugar.

Aries (March 20-April 19)

Are you ready to dive deep and embrace all aspects of yourself? This year's restorative pink moon in Scorpio reminds you that self-discovery can be both exhilarating and daunting, but it's a necessary step toward growth and self-acceptance. Rather than stuffing down challenging feelings, avoiding past due bills, or overlooking red flags in a partner, write them down in a journal or discuss them with a trusted friend or therapist. Be real with yourself and your current situation.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Be selective about who you let into your inner circle, as the Scorpio pink moon is shining a spotlight on your closest relationships, platonic and romantic. Whether you strongly desire to connect with someone on a deeper level, reevaluate your goals with a business partner, or experience a conflict with a close friend, the potent pink moon empowers you to address underlying issues and work through them together. Look beneath the surface and create space for honest conversations. Don't be afraid to open up!


Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Embrace simplicity and let go of distractions, Gemini. The pink moon in Scorpio may bring unwanted disruptions to your daily routines, but that doesn't mean you have to lose sight of your goals. Rather than feeling flustered by the intensity of your workload, rethink your strategy regarding productivity. Are you working smarter or harder, and how is this impacting your health? Simple changes like scheduling breaks between clients or outsourcing time-consuming chores may bring the relief you are seeking. Stay flexible and try not to overthink it. Less is more!

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Come out of your shell, sweet Cancer. If you've been in homebody mode for the past few months, the pink moon in Scorpio urges you to reconnect with your joy and the world around you. Whether you are finally ready to debut a passion project you've been nurturing or returning to the dating scene after an extended hiatus, this healing pink moon provides the confidence you need to push through your fears. Lean into it!

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Self-care is the name of your game during this year's pink moon in Scorpio, Leo, as it zooms in on your home and family sector. Whether through journaling, therapy, or simply spending time in quiet reflection, this sensual full moon empowers you to prioritize your emotional well-being and clear out old baggage. The pink moon is also excellent for Lions looking to revamp their living space or start planning a move. Use this intimate lunation to create a nurturing home environment for yourself and your loved ones. Bring your Pinterest board to life!

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Virgo, the pink moon in Scorpio activates your communication, short-term travel, and learning sector, making it a great time to check in with your childhood friends, neighbours, and siblings as you have much to share now. On another note, you may be finishing a learning program, attending a work conference, or gearing up for a long-awaited road trip. While exploring new subjects and places is exciting, be mindful of your energy levels and try not to burn yourself out! Take it one day at a time.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct 22)

Believe in yourself and your capacity to do great things, as the healing pink moon in Scorpio shines a light on your income and self-worth sector. Whether advocating for a pay increase, releasing the need for external validation, or learning to stick to your emotional boundaries, this introspective full moon pushes you to live up to your values and invest in yourself. Trust that you have the strength and wisdom to navigate whatever comes your way. You are resilient!

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

With the pink moon in your sign this year, dear Scorpio, you're pumped up to hard launch your new look, go all in on a passion project, and prioritize your personal growth regardless of others' thoughts or opinions. Whether it's through letting go of limiting beliefs, releasing old habits, or simply forgiving yourself for past mistakes, this powerful full moon reminds you that it's up to you to acknowledge and celebrate your progress. While relationship drama may still be on your mind, don't let others' self-doubts distract you from your joy, Scorpio. Express gratitude for all you've overcome and gained on your journey.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

With the mysterious pink moon illuminating your twelfth house of solitude and self-healing this year, Sagittarius, it's time to take a step back and explore the depths of your inner world. This is a powerful time for self-reflection, spiritual growth, and healing. You may find yourself feeling more intuitive and connected to your dreams and subconscious mind during this time. Don't be afraid to embrace solitude and spend time alone to tap into your inner wisdom. Trust in the process and have faith that your inner work will lead to positive transformations in all areas of your life.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Happy pink moon in Scorpio, Capricorn! With the pink moon hanging out in your community and friendships sector, you may strongly desire to join a new group or organization that aligns with your values and interests. The pink moon also encourages you to let go of toxic friendships or relationships that no longer serve your highest good and surround yourself with people who uplift and support you. Consider finding a mentor or coach to help guide you on your path. It's OK to ask for help.


Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

With the pink moon chilling in your tenth house of career and public image, Aquarius, you may feel a strong urge to stand out and be recognized for your unique talents and skills. That said, it's also important that you are more mindful of your online presence. It may be helpful to update your resume or LinkedIn profile, revamp your personal brand, and network with like-minded professionals who can support your career growth, as the energy of the pink moon can help you attract more opportunities for success. Shine bright, Aquarius! Great things are in store.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20

With the pink moon in Scorpio lighting up your ninth house of higher education, freedom, and adventure, dear Pisces, you may feel drawn towards expanding your knowledge and exploring new horizons. This is a great time to enroll in a new course, travel to a new place, or pursue a new intellectual pursuit. You may also feel a strong urge to connect with people from different cultures and backgrounds, as the energy of the pink moon can facilitate cross-cultural communication. Use this eye-opening lunation to get out of your comfort zone and free yourself from the past.

I recommend for all zodiacs that you use this time to complete your rituals, cleanse your energy, journal, and focus on what you want to attract and manifest into your life.

What do Full Moon Rituals look like?

As we’ve said engaging in Full Moon rituals is a great way to connect with yourself, recharge, relax and is the perfect time to manifest, setting new intentions and also to let go of any negativity.

So, I’ll share what I do on a Full Moon Ritual

1.        Turn off your phone and find a quiet space – this is your time to be with yourself, your thoughts and emotions. So give yourself a space of no distractions whether you’re inside or outside.

2.        Cleanse your space – If I stay inside, I will tidy the room I am in and make sure it is a clean, minimal space. I will then light some incense or sage and cleanse my space around me.

3.        Meditate/Deep Breathing – Whether its guided or silent, meditation allows you time to sit in quiet and reflect on your thoughts. Meditation and reflection can also bring up emotions and help you heal wounds or trauma and so deep breathing will support you in working through those feelings.

4.        Gratitude – Give thanks and feel gratitude for what you have in your life, from the little things, the air you breath, to people in your life or milestones you have experienced.

5.        Journal – Journaling is so key for me in a full moon ritual. I use this time an opportunity to start again, just as the moon does. I will set intentions for the month and then also on a separate list, write down what I want to let go of, energy, relationships, thoughts etc. (make sure you dispose of the negative list afterwards, whether you burn it or flush it down the loo, get it out of your life!)

6.        Lift your vibrations – These rituals are to let go of all that does not serve you and bring in the positive intentions, manifestations and vibrations – so do something that really lifts your mood afterwards – DANCE! Play some great music and move your body post meditation to get those good vibrations going!

7.        Take a bath – Baths are so cleansing and it is not uncommon to infuse your bath with everything from flowers, to essential oils and salts. Even crystals. @girlandthemoon – is my go to for any full moon ritual baths! But use this time to feel as though you are washing away all that isn’t mean for you anymore and put it down the plug.

8.        Lastly, Relax – After you’ve cleansed, meditated, breathed, journaled, manifested and let go of all of the negative. A ritual can take its toll as you work through all of that emotional energy. So give yourself time to relax, rituals look different for everyone depending on the time of your life, what you want to gain from them etc. so for me my rituals are always around 8pm once my son is in bed and so, I tend to want to go straight to sleep after all of the emotional output. Feeling grateful and looking forward to this new cycle, I will sleep. But relaxing looks different for everyone, I may do a ritual on a weekend and afterwards, jump in the bath. Ultimately do what works for you.

So in summary, as humans we are connected to the moon just as we are connected to nature and a great way to feel connected to yourself, is to align with the lunar cycles and use it as an opportunity to release what is no longer serving you. But also to reflect on what you are grateful for and manifest what you want to bring into your life.

If you would love to join our Full Moon Rituals via Zoom each month, guided by me – I would love to welcome you inside The Empowering Her Community! Each month I will lead you through knowledge on each Full Moon, a guided meditation, releasing processes and intention setting. In this space we aim to empower, transform and align.

Visit for more information or follow me on Instagram @discoveringmum to find out more!

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