Jul 23 - Aug 22

All About Leo:

Leo’s are bold, warm, and loving. They are also known as the ultimate showmen. They can dazzle with the theatrical style of a Broadway star and the charisma of a political leader. When you meet a Leo you will be able to clearly see that they are very captivating characters. They have a way with words and can speak eloquently on just about any subject.

Leos inject ambition into whatever they do. They are ruled by the heart. They are also very confident and trust their instincts. Leo’s have an unrelenting appetite for development that is easily satisfied by the appreciation of others.When they are hurting, however, it easily shows. They will use their anger as a protective wall to shield their vulnerabilities. Leo’s want to be perceived as solid individuals because they are terrified of any form of vulnerability.

Ruled By The 5th House - Creativity & Entertainment:

The fifth house in Leo suggests a natural rule with emphasis on one’s personality. The fifth house is known for its creative energy and the element of fun. Many will find the endless amount of energy within the zodiac sign of Leo.Those ruled by this house are found to be impressive and important. They are always on a mission to express happiness. These individuals are very aware that joy is an objective that CAN be reached.

Ruled By The SUN:

The intense spirit of Leo is the result of the Sun. Although the Sun is a star, not a planet, it is deemed to be a planet. It is thought to have been named after Apollo, the Roman Sun God. The Sun provides an energetic, lively, and forceful personality to the individuals born under the Leo zodiac. 

Sun-ruled people are moved towards the attainment of knowledge and creative achievement. This planet gives them optimism, which encourages them to accept failures as just short-term setbacks in the roadway to success. This quality is often pictured by others as symbolic of their exceptionally good luck. Such individuals have plenty of dignity, sincerity, and loyalty. They have excellent communication skills and tend to have extremely appealing characters.

The negative qualities associated with individuals controlled by the ruling planet of the Sun include the propensity to neglect little matters with an emphasis on specific popularity, rather than high accomplishment. They might also end up being too proud, insensitive, arrogant, and imperious.


“Leo individuals are driven by their egos. They also don’t react well when their ego is hurt or challenged. Their pride often gets them into trouble. A Leo individual can be stubborn, egotistic, and controlling. “

The love of being in charge and the need to drive their social groups can lead them to appear smothering to friends and family. If they are not careful, smothering friends and family could lead to being ignored. This could be seen as the worst thing that could happen to a Leo.

They are easily hurt and do not handle their insecurities well. Some Leo’s can be downright fragile when it pertains to their pride, implying they do not respond well to criticism. When they feel snubbed, they can begin to act childishly and demand attention. Deep down though their pride will never let them admit it, many Leo’s look for the approval of others. It helps them feel crucial and enjoyed.


“Individuals born under the Leo zodiac sign are very loyal and protective. They often find honesty to be a very important trait not only for them but for others as well. Leo individuals are brave, generous, and charismatic. “

As long as they feel appreciated and understand that they are loved, they will return the generosity. Leo people never avoid responsibility and will always take control of and lead when they can, eliminating the burden from others’ shoulders and enjoying the process of doing so.

They are often really caring and heroic, and at the very first indication of trouble, they are there to assist someone in need. The Leo zodiac sign is filled with a deep ethical belief that to always do what is right. Nevertheless, because of their pride, they often have difficulty accepting aid.

Love & Relationships:

Love is the most important thing in Leo’s life. They constantly need to feel valued and loved, and if they do, they return that love generously. They like all the theatrical elements of love and courtship, the snazzy dates, gestures, the romantic and pricey dinners all being ways they show both their love and their pride. They are passionate partners and bring the fires of enjoyment to all their love affairs.

The feeling of being ignored or unappreciated will greatly affect a Leo. Separations and divorce are not just painful emotional losses, but also major blows to their ego. The deep emotional effect a breakup can cause a Leo is for that reason twofold – they take it as an individual failure above all. Most Leos will do everything they can to prevent that outcome.

Leo individuals have a lot of pride which can mean they have a big issue when admitting they are wrong. It’s incredibly difficult for Leo to apologize. On the other hand, when their partners have wronged them, they forgive quite easily, so long as the apology is genuine. They are not the type to hold grudges. They also tend to fall in easily to flattery. Leo’s are generally accepting of everybody around them, and cultivate strong and long-lasting relationships.

  • Aries: Bloodstone, Diamond, Carnelian
  • Taurus: Emerald, Rose Quartz, Sapphire
  • Gemini: Agate, Citrine, Chrysocolla
  • Cancer: Moonstone, Pearl, Ruby
  • Leo: Amber, Onyx, Peridot
  • Virgo: Amazonite, Sapphire, Sardonyx
  • Libra: Opal, Lapis Lazuli, Tourmaline
  • Scorpio: Topaz, Aquamarine, Malachite
  • Sagittarius: Turquoise, Blue Topaz, Amethyst
  • Capricorn: Garnet, Black Tourmaline, Jet
  • Aquarius: Aquamarine, Garnet, Turquoise
  • Pisces: Amethyst, Jade, Aquamarine

These crystals are believed to resonate strongly with the energies and characteristics associated with each zodiac sign, offering support and alignment on one’s journey.

  • Aries (March 21 – April 19): Bloodstone, Diamond, Carnelian
  • Taurus (April 20 – May 20): Emerald, Rose Quartz, Sapphire
  • Gemini (May 21 – June 20): Agate, Citrine, Chrysocolla
  • Cancer (June 21 – July 22): Moonstone, Pearl, Ruby
  • Leo (July 23 – August 22): Amber, Onyx, Peridot
  • Virgo (August 23 – September 22): Amazonite, Sapphire, Sardonyx
  • Libra (September 23 – October 22): Opal, Lapis Lazuli, Tourmaline
  • Scorpio (October 23 – November 21): Topaz, Aquamarine, Malachite
  • Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21): Turquoise, Blue Topaz, Amethyst
  • Capricorn (December 22 – January 19): Garnet, Black Tourmaline, Jet
  • Aquarius (January 20 – February 18): Aquamarine, Garnet, Turquoise
  • Pisces (February 19 – March 20): Amethyst, Jade, Aquamarine

These stones are believed to resonate strongly with the energies and characteristics associated with each zodiac sign.

  • Crystal Grids for Zodiac Rituals:

    • Enhance your astrological rituals by creating custom crystal grids tailored to the energy of each zodiac sign. Use stones like citrine for Leo to boost confidence or amethyst for Pisces to enhance intuition. Incorporating crystal grids amplifies the potency of your intentions and aligns your practice with celestial energies.
  • Charging Birth Charts with Crystals:

    • Infuse your birth chart readings with crystal energy by placing relevant stones on key astrological points. For example, place carnelian on your Mars sign for vitality or rose quartz on your Venus sign for love. By charging your birth chart with crystals, you deepen your connection to your cosmic blueprint and empower your astrological journey.
  • Astrological Crystal Meditation:

    • Incorporate crystals into your meditation practice to align with astrological energies and deepen your spiritual connection. Choose stones that resonate with the current astrological season or your personal astrological placements. For instance, meditate with malachite during Taurus season to ground your energy or with moonstone during Cancer season to enhance intuition.

Examples of Intention Setting with Crystals:

  • Physical Healing: “I program this crystal to support my body’s natural healing process and promote overall well-being.”
  • Emotional Support: “I set the intention for this crystal to foster calmness, reduce anxiety, and bring emotional balance.”
  • Spiritual Growth: “I imbue this crystal with the intention to deepen my connection to my spiritual self and enhance my intuition.”
  • Manifestation: “I program this crystal to attract abundance, success, and positive opportunities into my life.”

Tips for Effective Intention Setting:

  • Clarity: Be clear and concise in your intention. The more specific you are, the better.
  • Positive Framing: Focus on positive affirmations rather than negations. Instead of “I want to reduce stress,” say “I choose to experience calmness and peace.”
  • Visualization: Visualize your desired outcome as you set your intention.
  • Gratitude: Express gratitude to the crystal for its potential support.

Examples of Crystal-Chakra Alignment:

  1. Root Chakra (Base of Spine): Associated with grounding, stability, and security. Crystals like bloodstone, red jasper, and black tourmaline are commonly used.

  2. Sacral Chakra (Lower Abdomen): Associated with creativity, passion, and sensuality. Crystals like carnelian, orange calcite, and amber are often used.

  3. Solar Plexus Chakra (Upper Abdomen): Associated with personal power, confidence, and self-esteem. Crystals like citrine, yellow jasper, and tiger’s eye are commonly used.

  4. Heart Chakra (Center of Chest): Associated with love, compassion, and empathy. Crystals like rose quartz, green aventurine, and malachite are often used.

  5. Throat Chakra (Throat): Associated with communication, truth, and self-expression. Crystals like sodalite, celestite, and aquamarine are commonly used.

  6. Third Eye Chakra (Brow): Associated with intuition, wisdom, and imagination. Crystals like amethyst, lapis lazuli, and fluorite are often used.

  7. Crown Chakra (Top of Head): Associated with spirituality, connection to the divine, and enlightenment. Crystals like clear quartz, amethyst, and selenite are commonly used.

  • Love and Self-Compassion: Rose quartz, known as the “Stone of Love,” is associated with emotional healing, self-acceptance, and fostering feelings of love.
  • Focus and Concentration: Amethyst is believed to promote mental clarity, focus, and memory, making it a popular choice for students and professionals during demanding tasks.
  • Stress and Anxiety Relief: Lepidolite, with its calming and balancing properties, is thought to reduce negativity and promote relaxation, aiding in stress and anxiety management.
  • Creativity and Inspiration: Citrine, often called the “Success Stone,” is believed to stimulate creativity, increase motivation, and attract abundance, making it a valuable tool for entrepreneurs and artists.
  • Sleep and Relaxation: Selenite, known for its cleansing and purifying properties, is believed to promote peaceful sleep and tranquility by creating a calming environment.
  1. Mark the Season: Take note of the upcoming equinoxes or solstices, which mark significant shifts in the Earth’s seasons and energies. Consider researching the astrological significance of these events to deepen your understanding.

  2. Create a Ritual Space: Set aside time to honor the changing season in a space that feels sacred to you. This could be indoors or outdoors, depending on your preference and availability.

  3. Connect with Nature: Spend time in nature, whether it’s a walk in the woods, a visit to the beach, or simply sitting in your backyard. Take time to observe the changes happening around you and reflect on the rhythms of the natural world.

  4. Express Gratitude: Use this time to express gratitude for the abundance in your life and the blessings of the season. You may choose to journal, create artwork, or simply speak aloud your thanks to the universe.

Prepare Your Space: Find a quiet and comfortable space where you can engage in your eclipse ritual without distractions. Consider setting up an altar with items that hold personal significance to you, such as crystals, candles, or symbols of transformation.

Set Intentions: Reflect on the energies of the eclipse and what transformations you wish to manifest in your life. Write down your intentions on a piece of paper, focusing on areas where you seek growth, healing, or spiritual awakening.

Engage in Ritual: During the eclipse, whether it’s visible in your area or not, take time to meditate, pray, or perform rituals that resonate with you. You may choose to light candles, burn incense, or use sound instruments to create a sacred atmosphere and deepen your connection to the cosmic energies.

Release and Surrender: As you engage in your eclipse ritual, let go of any attachments or limitations that no longer serve you. Trust in the process of transformation and allow yourself to surrender to the flow of cosmic energy.

  1. Preparation: Create a sacred space by clearing clutter and lighting candles or incense. You may also want to take a cleansing bath or smudge yourself with sage to purify your energy.

  2. Write Down What to Release: Take a piece of paper and write down anything you wish to release, such as negative emotions, old patterns, or limiting beliefs. Be honest and specific about what you want to let go of.

  3. Release Ceremony: Go outside under the light of the Full Moon or find a window where you can see the moon. Hold your written intentions in your hands and speak them aloud, declaring your readiness to release them. Then, tear up the paper or burn it in a fireproof container as a symbolic act of release.

  4. Meditation and Reflection: Sit quietly and meditate on the space you’ve created within yourself by letting go. Reflect on how you feel lighter and more free without the weight of what you’ve released.

  5. Closing: Close the ritual with a few deep breaths and a sense of gratitude for the opportunity to release what no longer serves you. Thank the moon and any spiritual guides or higher powers you work with for their support.

Full Moon image

Set the Scene: Find a quiet and comfortable space where you won’t be disturbed. Light a candle and set up any other items that help create a sacred atmosphere, such as crystals or incense.

Reflect and Clarify: Take a few moments to center yourself and reflect on your goals and desires. What do you want to manifest in your life? Write down your intentions on a piece of paper, focusing on what you want to create or attract.

Visualize and Affirm: Close your eyes and visualize yourself already experiencing your intentions as if they have already come true. Feel the emotions associated with achieving your goals. Then, recite your intentions aloud as affirmations, speaking them into existence.

Release and Surrender: After stating your intentions, release them to the universe with a sense of trust and surrender. Let go of any attachment to the outcome and trust that the universe will support you in manifesting your desires.

Gratitude Practice: Express gratitude for the blessings in your life and for the opportunity to set intentions for positive change. Close the ritual with a moment of gratitude and appreciation.

New Moon Ritual