33 New Moon Self Care Ideas

August 10, 2018


During the New Moon time, self care is absolutely key. The New Moon time is when we as women tend to have the lowest amount of energy and have the greatest desire to rest and simply be. Honoring this calling to rest and rejuvenate is vital to your new moon experience every month. 


Read more about the significance of the new moon here


Often when I teach about the importance of self care with the new moon, I'm asked to give examples of what self care could be. It's important to remember that self care looks differently for everyone because we are all different. 


I've chosen to share 33 examples of self care to help you tune in and see what your body and spirit needs most with each new moon. Enjoy!


1. Pick up a new book and spend an evening reading


2. Receive a hair cut or pedicure 


3. Go for a walk and nature and listen to the sounds all around you


4. Take a nap in the middle of the day unapologetically 


5. Mediate outside under the dark sky


6. Journal on what you are releasing


7. Create your favorite dinner and enjoy every bite of it


8. Enjoy a massage


9. Offer yourself a sacred and quiet evening to tune into self pleasure 


10. Tune into your artistic side and paint or draw


11. Go to a sound healing immersion 


12. Dance in your living room


13. Take a hot bath with Epsom salts and herbs


14. Allow yourself to simply be


15. Practice vaginal steaming (if you are not menstruating)


16. Receive energy work


17. Go to a yoga class


18. Take an evening off of laundry and cleaning and instead reflect on what you need instead


19. Allow the kids to go to a friend's house while you rest on the couch 


20. Buy yourself fresh flowers


21. Go to your favorite restaurant and order your favorite dish


22. Go to bed early


23. Work with your yoni egg


24. Sit at your altar and tune into Spirit


25. Make your favorite tea and watch a movie


26. Go for a hike in nature


27. Redecorate your sacred space


28. Offer yourself a breast massage


29. Take a long shower


30. Mediate with your sacred womb space


31. Sit outside with a fire and burn away the things that no longer serve you


32. Place your feet on the earth and ground


33. Give yourself permission to ask for help where needed





These are just a few ideas on how you can celebrate the new moon every month! Please comment below if you have a favorite way to celebrate the new moon!


With gratitude,

Cassandra Wilder


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