The Wolf Moon on the night between 1 and 2 January 2018 is a Supermoon. The following Full Moon is also in January, on the 31. It has no given name, which makes it a Blue Moon. However, this particular Blue Moon will likely look red in some areas, because it will cause a total lunar eclipse, also known as a Blood Moon.
The full moon on Monday January 1, 2018 is at 11 degrees Cancer. The astrological influence of full moon January 2018 comes mainly from an opposition to Venus. This will highlight the differences in love and affection felt between partners.
2018 swings into gear with a Super Full Moon in the sign of Cancer. This Full Moon will be helping to bring closure to the energy of December 2017, and will be guiding you to the theme for the year ahead.
Falling on the 1st-2nd of January, the Super Full Moon in the sign of Cancer is extremely sensitive and intuitive and will be beckoning all of us to take a deeper look at the health of our mind, body and spirit.
If you’ve been neglecting yourself or doing things just to please others, you may find that this lunar energy forces you to take a few steps back and relax.
January’s Full Moon comes as a reminder to nurture and care for yourself and to pay attention to any nagging health concerns. It is also the perfect time to think about how you can honor and care for yourself in the new year.
If 2017 has brought up challenges for you, or if you’ve been dealing with things like stress and anxiety for some time, 2018 would be the perfect year to make some changes.
Doing things to support your health such as taking a yoga class, finding a good acupuncturist for any lingering injuries or starting counseling, are all great ways to support yourself and make use of this energy.
The January Full Moon is extremely potent, so it is likely that whatever needs your attention is going to be revealed to you in a clear and obvious way. There is no guess work when it comes to this Full Moon, so trust whatever signs come your way and be open to following your feelings.
The strength of this Full Moon is also going to be guiding us to reflect on the year gone by and to prepare for what’s ahead.
Since 2016, we have been dealing with a lot of fire and air based energy. This created the theme of new beginnings, restructuring the way we think, and learning how to take action. While this theme will progress for the first few months of the year, this Full Moon points us to a new phase that will soon be opening.
This new phase holds strong earth and water energy, so instead of focusing on taking action and getting caught up in cognitive processes, we are going to be guided to strengthen the actions we have taken and to move out of our heads and into our hearts.
Under the presence of this earth and water energy, we are all going to be strengthening the foundation of our lives and learning to tune into the innate wisdom of our heart and soul.
Seeing as this Full Moon falls in the watery sign of Cancer and the Sun is currently in earthy Capricorn, it is going to offer us the first glimmer of this water/earth energy and will be reminding us to tune into the wisdom and intuition that lies within.
We all have our own guidance system and the more we can tap into it, the easier it will be to access the intelligence of the Universe.
Full Moons always guide us to release, so the first few weeks of January 2018 are also going to be a great time to shake off the energy of 2017 so you can start fresh.
Under the light of this Super Full Moon, pay attention to any feelings that may come up for you. Instead of getting caught up in your head, focus on breathing the emotions through the body.
Allow yourself to really experience all you are feeling and see how that helps to shift things.
What you resist persists, so give yourself permission to feel and release anything that needs to go.
Cleanse your energy and ask your spirit guides or higher self to release any energy that is not yours to carry.
Be gentle with yourself and focus on how you can love and support yourself more. When you make yourself your biggest fan, there is no mountain too tall and no feat too great.
2017 brought many new beginnings, and now we are all going to be able to build and create with what we have been given.
2018 is really a year of manifestation and building. It’s a time where we can really take what has been given to us and build upon it in a way that supports our highest goals, dreams and wishes.
It’s a gentle year that will allow us to focus on the wellbeing of our mind, body and spirit, for this is the only way we can be in balance and feel energized and supported to lead the life we desire.
This full moon should shed more light on recent high-profile cases of sexual misconduct in the media. What one person thinks is flirting is often felt as sexual harassment by another person, especially when there is a power imbalance. Whether it be a lovers tiff or all out war, full moon January 2018 offers great potential for love, compassion, peace and forgiveness.