Summer is at its peak in the Northern hemisphere, and July 2023 offers two big opportunities for knowing ourselves better, first from the more tangible, hardworking full moon in Capricorn on the 3rd, and then from the emotional, sensitive new moon in Cancer on the 17th. 

Read on to learn more about how these transits might affect you, physically and emotionally. You’ll find some crystals and affirmations guidance to help ease your journey a little as you move through July, 2023.

Jenny Shanks July Moons

July 2023 Full Moon Insights

The July 3rd full moon in Capricorn brings a down-to-earth, practical energy that likes to get things done. This is a hardworking energy, so feel free to lean into it if you’re manifesting some of your goals right now.  

That said, now is also a great time to notice where you can set healthy boundaries for what you can–and can’t–give to others around you. If you’ve been working too hard lately, the Capricorn full moon will definitely let you know, so be mindful of work-life balance right now. If others around you seem to be driving you too hard, check in with your triggers and see what you can release. It might be time to reassess your priorities around work and play.

Additionally, if you–or those around you–are feeling emotionally cold and distant right now, just know that this is the Capricorn moon’s influence. Now is a time to release any stale energies around achievement, goal setting, and work, so emotions just aren’t a priority for the few days the moon is full in Capricorn. If you’re noticing any thoughts, signs, or invitations to find your “life’s work” right now, they’re worth paying attention to!

June 2023 Full Moon Crystal

July 2023 Full Moon Crystal
Crystal: Fluorite

Fluorite is a great stone for promoting focus and energy. It’s calming in a way that is not too relaxing; instead, it promotes a grounded, diligent vibe that can help you settle in and get things done. It’s also a great stone for communicating your needs, so if Capricorn is asking you to set boundaries right now, fluorite can help.

During the Capricorn full moon you might benefit from having a little more concentration and mental powers about you, so Fluorite is a good option for you here. Carry a piece of fluorite in your pocket or purse, or keep it on your desk near where you work. 

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Capricorn Full Moon Affirmations

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July 2023 New Moon Insights

On July 17th, the new moon in Cancer will invite us to consider ourselves in light of our emotional self and spiritual growth. Cancer is a watery, emotional sign that asks us to nurture our deepest needs. This gentle feminine sign deeply resonates with the homey, comfortable things that help us connect with loved ones and with ourselves. 

This is a wonderful time to retreat into ourselves for some much needed self-care. The new moon in Cancer is the perfect opportunity to take a relaxing bath, journal, and reflect on all we need and want out of life. It’s also a great time to set intentions for spiritual growth and emotional healing, particularly in the areas of home, family, and relationships. 

It might be especially useful to connect with your relationship to yourself right now. Setting some emotional healing in motion, perhaps by going inward and checking in with our perceptions of the world around us. This is a time to notice and interpret what’s coming up and to be intentional with our thoughts and feelings, as Cancer can bring about transformation from within, if we let it.

July 2023 New Moon Crystal

New Moon July 2023
Crystal: Clear Quartz

Clear quartz is a stone that magnifies any energies it comes in contact with. It also cleanses and purifies any dense or negative energies, radiating with a clear, soft light. It’s wonderful for the crown chakra, purifying the aura and connecting us with the higher realms. 

For the new moon in Cancer, clear quartz entices us to look deeply within. We see things more clearly when we look at them in love, so clear quartz can help with this renovation process. It’s a calming, rejuvenating stone, so spending some time meditating with clear quartz or using it in a new moon ritual can lift your spirits and soothe difficult emotions you may be dealing with at the new moon in Cancer.

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Cancer New Moon Affirmations

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Keep In Mind

July’s movement from Capricorn to Cancer can be a month of rejuvenation and healing–from both the physical and emotional levels. The mission of Jenny Shanks, LLC is to inspire and support the human spirit through connection and education. We will share light, love, and hope to all we encounter in the human world and in the spirit world.

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Please note; Crystals are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We recommend you consult your physician before making any changes to your current lifestyle.