May 15th 2018 is marked by a new Moon phase happening in the sign of Taurus. At the time of a new moon you are given the opportunity to set intentions and make plans for the weeks ahead. All of the zodiac signs are under the same influence at this time and can reap the benefits of embracing the new Moon energy. A new Moon symbolizes fresh beginnings having the strongest influence the day of and a few days following the Moon phase. In looking at the zodiac sign where the new Moon is occurring you are given the themes that are best emphasized and experienced during this time. The zodiac sign of Taurus is associated with sensuality, pleasure, the planet Earth, and your personal values. All of these concepts will be highlighted in your life right now. So read on to see how you can make the most of the new Moon in Taurus this May.
New Moon in Taurus May 2018
1) Set goals for better self-care
With the May 2018 new Moon in Taurus this gives you an opportunity to evaluate how you have been taking care of yourself. If your self-care routine has been lacking now is the perfect time to indulge yourself a little! Although associated with stamina and hard work this zodiac sign also places a high priority on comfort and luxuries.
During this Lunar cycle make sure you prioritize a little tender love and care for yourself. Indulge in your favorite foods, get a massage, or pamper yourself with a long hot bath. Make a commitment and set an intention to take better care of yourself overall. If your life as felt out of balance between work, play, and pleasure now is an excellent time to restructure how you manage your self-care.
The zodiac sign of Taurus likes to be satisfied and relaxed. Make a concerted effort to schedule out some much needed relaxation time for yourself in order to make the most of this new moon in Taurus!
2) Make time for pleasure and romance
If it is one thing you can access during this new Moon in Taurus May 2018 it is time for pleasure! This zodiac sign is associated with love and romance. Venus is the ruling planet of Taurus and this sign embraces sweet Venusian qualities like none other!
Indulge yourself in love during this time. Setting new relationship goals for yourself or with your partner may come up right now as this is a prominent theme with this new Moon. With the planet Mercury currently transiting Taurus communication in your relationships will also be a theme during this Lunar cycle.
The relationship intentions you set now are likely to come to fruition later this month at the full Moon on May 29th. If you make a plan with your partner to have better communication or make more time for romance and playtime you are more likely to see your aims realized in the weeks following the new Moon. Be open to love and romance during this time!
3) Work in your garden or with plants
The best time for working with plants or setting up your garden is during a new Moon phase! Taurus is associated with the element of Earth and therefore with plants, herbs, flowers, and gardening making this week also an excellent time for working with the theme growth and abundance.
When the Moon passes through the sign of Taurus you have the opportunity to feel the freshness of new life and growth. A very nurturing sign, Taurus wants to see prosperity take physical form. If you are not interested in working with plants you can also see abundance and growth in other ways in your life.
Metaphorically speaking just as you plan, prepare, and water your garden you must also put in effort and work towards the things in life you want to see grow. Contemplate what you want to attract in your life and plant the “seeds” that will help make these things happen for you!
4) Create a new beauty routine or change up your wardrobe
Creating a new look for yourself is another way to hone the energy of the new Moon in Taurus! This zodiac sign is associated with style, fashion, and beauty. A fun way to embrace this phase of the Lunar cycle is to create a new beauty routine for yourself.
As you know Taurus loves to be pampered, therefore, indulging your unique sense of style is an excellent way to express yourself during this new Moon. You may feel like giving yourself a makeover or you may start laying the groundwork to make some dramatic changes to your physical appearance.
If focusing on your personal style is not of interest to you then you can put this energy towards “making-over” other areas of your life. You have an opportunity to make plans to re-style your living space, your job, or any other area of life you place a high value on. During this May 2018 new Moon in Taurus is the perfect time to make plans for enhancing what already exists in your life!
5) Do something wild and out of character
This new Moon is unique in that it is accompanied by Uranus, the planet of rebellion, moving into the sign of Taurus where it will spend the next 7 years in transit. Uranus energy is accompanied by revolution and radical changes.
The significance of this happening at the new Moon phase in Taurus adds immense power to this Lunar cycle. Some ways you can embrace the wild energy of Uranus is to do something out of character around this time. The astrology of this new Moon will be supporting you to think outside of the box!
If you feel you have something interesting about yourself you have been wanting to share with others but have been too shy to express now is the perfect time to let it out! Use the energy of independence and freedom that Uranus symbolizes during this new Moon in Taurus!
This new phase brings you the opportunity to set new intentions for better relationships, self-care, pleasure, and personal growth. How do you think you will make the most of this May 15th 2018 new Moon in Taurus?