#UNFILTERED Moon Musings :: Full Moon in Scorpio :: Riding Emotional Waves, Pain + Pleasure, & Body Sovereignty

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#UNFILTERED Moon Musings :: Full Moon in Scorpio :: Riding Emotional Waves, Pain + Pleasure, & Body Sovereignty

In this episode, Venessa and Megan talk about this full moon in watery Scorpio. We’ve been feelin all the FEELZ this week leading up to this full moon, how about you? We talk about the timing of this full moon and planetary connections to the elements of control and power... and how this impacts the organs and 1st & 2nd chakras that Scorpio rules: reproductive organs, our genes, and colon.

We discuss the nervous system and importance of feeling safe and grounded to support ourselves, our fave books right now on the topics of PLEASURE and SEX, and of course, practical tools and healing foods to carry us through shaky grounds and turbulent waters.

Plus a suggested ancient practice for this full moon in Scorpio to support our connection to Mama Earth, wild wisdom, and our sovereignty.

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Show Notes

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Supporting ourselves through this emotional full moon, and the how to honor the need for letting go/forgiveness/moving with a release in a way that feels safe

  • Looking at power and control - how does control play out in your life esp with others or in relation to external world (esp with Pluto - plant of power, and Saturn - planet of control are both in retrograde)

  • Scorpio rules Physical/Organs: Genitals, rectum, anus, urethra, genital glands, ovaries, prostate, pubic bone, genes.

  • Common Challenges: infertility, menstruation problems, constipation

  • The importance of the nervous system in supporting our 1st and 2nd chakras, impacting our digestive and reproductive systems

  • The different ways we root down and connect for more grounding with food and practices

  • Emotional aspects of this full moon: watery emotional waves, dreams, subconscious, etc.

  • Adrienne Marie Brown’s Pleasure Activism

  • Living in the “Amazon Prime time” and the illusion of instant gratification or healing

  • Not waiting for the perfect time/place/body to experience pleasure or whatever it is you desire for yourself

  • Practice/Tools/Foods/Tips:

    • Playing with earth! Get dirty, play with mud and clay

    • Laughter as medicine and a gateway to pleasure

    • Tea - 1 part raspberry leaf, 1 part nettle, 1/2 part peppermint

    • Eating seasonally grounding and grounding place - from earth

    • Light sourcing or energy release outside with Mother Earth and she takes what we’re releasing - a practice called outtesette esp during full moon

      • We can begin by sitting out on the land and gazing in nature: Outisette (literally outsitting) - practicing ancient way of connecting with the elements, universe and spirits at night (Deshu’s book)

      • Women were banned from outisette for evoking natural spirits “for the sake of gaining knowledge”!

 

Resources + Links Mentioned

Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good by Adrienne Maree Brown

Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life by Dr. Emily Nagoski*

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