4 Things To Do & 3 To Avoid During May’s New Moon

It’s an energetic wake up call.

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If you’re still sleepy from the end of Taurus season, May’s new moon is your wake-up call. La luna is moving into chatty and curious Gemini, adding a ton of energy and livening up our social lives. These May 2022 new moon dos and don’ts will help you make the most of it.

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DO: Speak Your Truth

This lunation is all about communication and self-expression as the new moon stations in chatty Gemini. Channel the femme fatale energy as Mars, the planet of passion, moves into firestarter Aries, inspiring you to speak up and fight for what you want.

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DON’T: Overbook Yourself

With the moon in multitasking master Gemini putting an emphasis on our social lives, it can be easy to miscalculate how much time you have to give to your commitments. Be realistic with your time when making plans and leave enough room for alone time.

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DO: Organize An Outing With Friends

Taurus season offered a nice time for solitude, but as the social butterfly of the zodiac, Geminis put a ton of effort into sustaining a buzzing social life. Take a few notes from the air sign and make plans with a group of friends.

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DON’T: Get Caugh Up In Gossip

Between Mercury retrograde bringing gossip to the surface and the new moon stationed in chatty Gemini, communication is a central theme of this lunation. With Mercury influencing the cosmos, it's best to avoid feeding into the drama.

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DO: Double-Check Your Calendar

It may be a new moon in socialite Gemini, but Mercury retrograde is still in effect, which makes communication and logistics fuzzy. Make sure you're not forgetting any commitments or misremembering important dates by reviewing your planner.

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DON’T: Fear Commitment

As an air sign, Geminis can be flighty when it comes to settling down or signing contracts. But with bright opportunities that come with new moons, it's a good idea to stay open to making choices, cementing dates, and confirming plans.

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DO: Learn A New Skill

Known for their philosophical approach to life, Geminis are all about probing and analyzing new things. Use the inquisitive energy of the new moon to pick up a new skill or hobby you've been thinking of trying like roller skating or learning a new language.

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