Soho Pop-In: Ruby Warrington’s Aries Full Moon Workshop

Soho Pop-In: Ruby Warrington’s Aries Full Moon Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to learn more about this month’s full moon and how to selfishly navigate it to your advantage…courtesy of The Numinous’ Ruby Warrington!

In my book Material Girl, Mystical World, I talk about learning to cultivate a sense of healthy “higher selfishness.” That is, knowing when to put your own needs first for the highest good of all involved in any given situation.

Maybe it means saying “no” to bottomless mimosas at brunch Sunday when you want to be on your A-game at work the next day. Even when it’s your BFFs b’day and you know she’ll be offended that you “prioritized” work over her. Perhaps it means asking your Mom for a plant-based option at Thanksgiving. Or skipping the annual family drama fest altogether this year, and booking yourself on a silent meditation retreat.

And well, this week’s Aries Full Moon is an invitation to get super (higher) selfish, and really tap into what it is YOU want. In your deepest of hearts, in an ideal world, and if other people’s needs and opinions really didn’t matter. (Hint: this week, they really don’t). 

This Full Moon is opposite the Sun in Libra, sign of balanced negotiations and rational decision making. The message? When it comes to making the most aligned choices, and finding yourself in the healthiest relationships, a solid sense of SELF is a basic requirement. Until you can finish the sentence “I am … ” with confidence, there’s no point even trying to be anything to anyone else.

The October 5 Full Moon also closes a cycle kicked off by the corresponding March 28 Aries New Moon. Look back at your diary and see what was swirling then, and reconnect to what you were cultivating on a personal level. Can you see echoes of these situations asking to be revisited this week? Feeling deeper into this process will help you close out this chapter with the focus on YOUR personal growth. And to move swiftly forward on YOUR unique path.

Thanks to shady Pluto throwing some weight around at this Full Moon, the skies are also aligned to help you transform something you thought was fundamental to your being this week. The way through this portal? (Which might feel just a little edgy btw!) Be fearless. Take action. Start something that matters to YOU.

That way, when we reach the October 19 Libra New Moon, you’ll be ready to say YES to an exciting new collaboration or relationship that presents itself, knowing precisely what you are bringing to the table.

For some extra inspiration, use the below areas for self-enquiry as journal prompts to kick-start your intuition process. Read for both your Sun and Rising sign to get the fullest picture.

ARIES :: ARIES RISING

I feel most powerful when I…

Always acting from this place feels…

TAURUS :: TAURUS RISING

The spiritual practice I feel most called to is…

When connected to a higher power I am able to…

GEMINI :: GEMINI RISING

The people who most inspire me are…

I feel most confident in group situations when I…

CANCER :: CANCER RISING

If I spoke up more at work I could…

I feel most like a boss when I…

LEO :: LEO RISING

I am ready to learn more about…

One day I would like to teach…

VIRGO :: VIRGO RISING

The step I am most afraid to take is…

Moving beyond this will free me to…

LIBRA :: LIBRA RISING

My most empowering partnership is…

What I bring to this relationship is…

SCORPIO :: SCORPIO RISING

The biggest challenge to my own wellbeing is…

Feeling healthy and strong means I can…

SAGITTARIUS :: SAGITTARIUS RISING

I feel most creative when I…

The thing I would like to be famous for is…

CAPRICORN :: CAPRICORN RISING

My deepest emotional needs are…

Feeling emotionally secure allows me to…

AQUARIUS :: AQUARIUS RISING

I communicate most clearly when I feel…

I am ready to start a discussion about…

PISCES :: PISCES RISING

My skill that is of most value in the world is …

I feel most confident in my abilities when I …

Ruby Warrington is founder of cosmic lifestyle site The Numinous, and author of Material Girl, Mystical World: TheNow Age Guide to a High Vibe Life.

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Soho Pop-Up: Ruby Warrington’s Pisces Full Moon Workshop

Soho Pop-Up: Ruby Warrington’s Pisces Full Moon Workshop

In NYC on 9/6? In need of knowing how to navigate through the mushy Pisces Full Moon? Stop by Soho and heed the call of The Numinous

The clue is in the name: the week after Labor Day is meant to have that whole back-to-work vibe, as summer officially concludes, the rosé gets put back in the refrigerator for another year, and we resume “real life.” Um, hands up if you’re not exactly feeling it yet.

As we covered in this post, August had some of the craziest ass astrology going down that we’ve seen in a long time, and the aftereffects are still being felt. First of all, if your head is still kinda foggy, you can blame the tail end of Mercury Retrograde (the planet of communication and tech went direct September 5, but the “shadow phase” will last through next week).

Meanwhile, looking ahead to fall, if you feel like Rapunzel emerging from her 100-year sleep, only to find that the world has completely been reorganized while you slept, you can thank two super-potent eclipses, which occurred August 7 and August 29. Life as we know it has shifted on its axis — throwing us off our footing, and instilling a sense that things may never be the same again. As unsettling as it is exciting.

All of which is to say, if you’re unsure even where to begin picking up the threads of your regular routine, you can forgive yourself if it’s taking a little longer than usual. Take your time navigating your way back into your inbox. Give yourself plenty of alone time to process how you’re feeling. And then look to this week’s mushy Pisces Full Moon for a dose of mystically magical inspiration.

The Moon becomes full September 6 at 3.04am ET and at 13 degrees Pisces. Crossing paths with Pisces’ ruling planet, Neptune, this is a super dreamy Moon — meaning, literally, that whatever you dreamed about last night (Tuesday) may contain some super juicy insights, delivered live and direct from mama Cosmos herself.

Whatever you’re intuiting right now is likely spot on, too, so please pay attention to whatever’s in your gut. Yes, the food you’re eating too! The Sun in Virgo right now is urging us back into healthy regimens that may have fallen by the wayside the past few weeks, and actually getting back into some healthy habits can create the emotional and spiritual space to wander into the vast unknown. The place where true inspiration lives, and where you’ll easily be able to vision the right next steps to take (even if logic is trying to lead you down another path entirely).

For a little further inspiration, use the below areas for self-enquiry as journal prompts to kickstart your intuition process. Read for both your sun and rising sign to get the fullest picture.

 

ARIES :: ARIES RISING

I am completing my healing process around …

This is allowing me to have more compassion for …

 

TAURUS :: TAURUS RISING 

The vision for my future I find most inspiring is …

The people I want to create this with are …

 

GEMINI :: GEMINI RISING 

My biggest ambition for myself is …

When I fully embody my power I am able to …

 

CANCER :: CANCER RISING 

The teachings I find most inspiring are …

Expanding my knowledge will allow me to …

 

LEO :: LEO RISING 

What hurts my feelings most is …

Which means I need to ask for more …

 

VIRGO :: VIRGO RISING 

My ideal relationships are founded on …

I ca give this to myself by …

 

LIBRA :: LIBRA RISING 

The routine my body is craving is …

With a clear head I will be able to create …

 

SCORPIO :: SCORPIO RISING 

What makes me feel most playful is …

The value of play in my life is …

 

SAGITTARIUS :: SAGITTARIUS RISING 

I can nurture myself every day by …

Feeling safe and secure allows me to …

 

CAPRICORN :: CAPRICORN RISING 

The idea that makes me feel most alive is …

To action this I need to let go of …

 

AQUARIUS :: AQUARIUS RISING 

My unique natural talent is …

Expressing this brings value to myself and others by …

 

PISCES :: PISCES RISING 

I am ready to see myself as …

I feel most confident and strong when I …

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What This Mercury Retrograde Wanted Your Sign To Know

What This Mercury Retrograde Wanted Your Sign To Know

The Numinous’ Ruby Warrington sheds some light on just why we’ve felt so out of whack the past few weeks…visit her in our Soho pop-up at 6pm tonight!

Today we can say buh-bye to another Mercury retrograde phase. Praise be! The planet of communication has been doing its backwards thing since April 9, bringing all the usual crossed wires and techno fails. Or perhaps you realized (as I did) that you’d gone and scheduled a bunch of super important projects for the same week, and wound up (yup, like me!) chasing your tail when you needed to be focused and channeling your A-game.

But guess what? As with all life’s challenges, Merc throws these curveballs our way to make us harder, stronger, faster, yo! In fact, whenever a planet is in retrograde (FYI, Saturn, Pluto and Jupiter are all in retro right now too) it’s kind of like we’re being handed a cosmic test. And with Mercury, this always relates to how we communicate and receive information.

Here’s what this Mercury retrograde wanted your sign to know. How to ace the test? Read the questions for both your Sun and Rising signs below to get a more complete picture, then use them to journal it out and uncover ways to integrate the lessons in your life. (If you don’t know your Rising sign, you can do your chart for free here. You’ll need to know your time of birth to the nearest hour).

ARIES :: ARIES RISING

What have I learned about abundance? The times I felt the most pleasure this month were … . And what situations allowed me to see myself as others do? How can I be more authentically me?

TAURUS :: TAURUS RISING

How have my actions impacted others? Did I accidentally hurt somebody’s feelings? How? What have I learned about compassion as a result? How can I cultivate more empathy?

GEMINI :: GEMINI RISING

When was I forced to let go control? Who did I learn I could trust as a result? Could I lean on this person, or group of people, more often? What else have I learned about friendship?

CANCER :: CANCER RISING

Who in my “team” did I feel let down by this month? Why? What did this show about my own abilities? How does it feel to be taking on more responsibility? Can I reach even higher?

LEO :: LEO RISING

What new information has been revealed about my career? The opportunity in this for me is … . What have I learned about the way the world works? What am I seeing differently?

VIRGO :: VIRGO RISING

What core belief has been challenged this month? What is most exciting about this? My soul has  been feeling turned on by … . What am I feeling called to explore about my sexuality?

LIBRA :: LIBRA RISING

The most transformational experience of the past month has been … . What did this show me I am ready to evolve? Who are the people the “new me” feels most connected to?

SCORPIO :: SCORPIO RISING

What do I now know need in a partnership? The situation that showed me this has been … . What could be the long term impact of this on how I am of service in the world?

SAGITTARIUS :: SAGITTARIUS RISING

What have I been shown about my day-to-day work life? The times I felt the most creative this month have been … . What has boosted my self-confidence? What was most fun?

CAPRICORN :: CAPRICORN RISING

Where was there a conflict between my inner and outer worlds? What old habits came back to haunt me? What triggered this? I have felt the most at home the past month when I … .

AQUARIUS :: AQUARIUS RISING

How has my home life been evolving? Could this have an impact on how I communicate? Who have I most enjoyed talking to this month? Why? Who have I been missing?

PISCES :: PISCES RISING

What idea just won’t leave me alone? Can I dedicate some time to this now? How could this also become a source of income? What have I learned about my finances this month?

 

+ Material Girl, Mystical World: The Now Age Guide to a High Vibe Life by Ruby Warrington is out now on Harper Elixir.

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Into the Mystic: Ruby Warrington talks The Numinous

Into the Mystic: Ruby Warrington talks The Numinous

The hostess of our astrology workshops in Soho shares her connection with the human experience…

I find it only befitting to first compliment Ruby Warrington’s parents on naming her so appropriately; namely because Ruby is a true gem, her glistening voice and selfless spirit apparent in the first few moments of our meeting. And, not to mention, her unbridled enthusiasm about her MANY projects. There’s The Numinous — the site she founded to corral her love of “all things astrology and esoteric;” Moon Club, a live life-coaching program run by her and partner Alexandra Roxo; her ongoing residency performing astrology/tarot workshops at our Soho pop-up store; AND, not to be forgotten, the imminent arrival — May 2nd — of her first book, “Material Girl, Mystical World.” Needless to say, FP is grateful that she made time to answer a few questions for us, in hopes that you can all bask in a little of Ruby’s love and vision. If you’re in NY next month, consider coming by to attend one of her classes…and look for more content from Ruby in the days and weeks to come. <3

The “Numinous.” What does it mean?

The dictionary definition of “numinous” is: “(adj.) describing an experience that makes you fearful yet fascinated, awed yet attracted—the powerful, personal feeling of being overwhelmed and inspired.” Which totally gives me chills! I use it to describe anything within the realm of human experience that can’t truly be articulated with words…and which makes us aware of being connected to something bigger and infinitely more powerful than ourselves.
Talk to us about “the shift”… What propelled you to focus on the mystic as a full-time venture?
Five years ago I found myself in my dream job as a magazine editor…and so so unfulfilled. On paper, I had achieved everything thing we’re told will make us happy: great job, tons of glamorous perks, “perfect” relationship, a home of my own. And yet I was suffering from accute anxiety and felt like something MAJOR was missing (which I can see now was that I didn’t feel I was contributing anything of value to society). I decided to study astrology as a side project, as it had always been a passion of mine, which in turn let to me creating The Numinous, and writing Material Girl, Mystical World! The later is the story of the personal transformation that occurred along the way, and how to experience a similar awakening yourself.
Your spirit animal is…
A black stallion, and I met him over Skype in 2014 (when I did a guided spirit animal meditation with a shaman based in London!) The stallion represents a strong desire for freedom and an unshakable inner strength.
Your go-to plan when in need of reconnecting with yourself.
I discovered Transcendental Meditation (TM) last year, and practicing this for 20 minutes every morning has helped facilitate a strong ongoing connection to myself—meaning my soul / inner voice, vs. the voices in my head and in the outside world. I also find saying “no” to things I kind of feel like I should do but which don’t actually feel amazing to be a fast and effective way to reconnect to who I truly am!
Best advice you were ever given.
I recently interviewed Bob Roth, CEO of the David Lynch Foundation (and my TM teacher) for Moon Club, an online mentoring program I run that’s an offshoot of The Numinous. He said that to truly live in alignment with our path we must—a) know ourself (i.e. know what we are here to give and what we need to make it happen); b) have conviction (trust that we are on the right path—that is, the path of our highest good); and c) have persistence (expect to be knocked down time and again and be willing to get back up and keep going!) This last piece in particular resonates with me.
Worst advice you were ever given.
 Make your body look like *this*…or you will never be popular / cool / loved.
5 songs that would make a perfect soundtrack to your life.
“Material Girl” by Madonna, “Go”by Moby, “Jump N Shout” by Basement Jaxx, “If I Ever Feel Better” by Phoenix, “Dog Days Are Over” by Florence & The Machine.
Mantra.
“What would Oprah do?”
Your wish for women everywhere.
To be free to live and lead as we are born to do.
What does free mean to you?
The freedom to truly know who we are, to seek to have our unique needs met at soul level, and to speak what we know to be true. Astrology is a wonderful tool for this once you begin to understand how to use it more deeply.

+ Be sure to look for Ruby’s Astrology Workshop at our Soho pop-up store on 5/3, from 6-8pm! Look for sign-ups on the blog May 1st!!!

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