According to many astrologers, a full moon can have some pretty intense effects on everyone. Full moons are typically known to mess with emotions, causing mood swings and making us act differently than we normally would. Full moons are even thought to be responsible for things like more car accidents and more animal attacks - basically, anything weird or out of the ordinary can be blamed on a full moon. So, that said, it makes sense that the full moon would also affect your sleep. And since the October full moon is coming up on Oct. 13, you might want to be aware of how the October full moon will affect your sleep based on your zodiac sign.
The idea that the full moon affects your sleep can actually sort of be backed up by science. According to BBC in 2013, a small study from Basel University in Switzerland found that a group of participants didn't sleep as long or as well during a full moon compared to other times during the lunar cycle. Scientists also found that the reason wasn't the extra light in the sky, but something else having to do with the moon, although they aren't sure exactly what that Is.
A full moon might indeed make sleep harder around Oct. 13. Bustle spoke with astrologer Lisa Stardust, who said, "The Aries full moon will elevate tensions, thereby causing us all to be in dire need of a nap due to the energy we have put out in the open. It’s time for us all to make sure we are getting enough sleep and rest." That's the general idea, but each sign will feel things a little bit differently. Here's a breakdown of what you can expect: