Here's How The New Moon On August 8 Will Affect You If You If You're An Aries

While full moons tend to be the most talked-about and focused-on lunar phase, with everything from busy nights in the E.R. to heightened intuition being credited to them, other phases of the moon's cycle can be just as powerful and transformative. New moons, for instance, can be equally as intense as full moons, but they present different type of energy and different type of opportunity. If a full moon is the culmination of energies that build over the month, the new moon is the planning stage, the quiet and still time to set your intentions. This is a time when creativity abounds and goals and aspirations are set into motion (via The Sun). This is the time to plant seeds of intention so that when the full moon arrives, you can have a positive and bountiful harvest. 

Depending on your zodiac sign, this upcoming new moon on August 8, 2021 might affect you differently from other signs. If you're an Aries, born between March 21 and April 19, here's what you can expect. 

What to expect if you're an Aries

You, Aries, are a fire sign, and since this new moon takes place in Leo, another fire sign, this will be a particularly impassioned and energizing time for you (via Bustle). This new moon will help you to unlock any ambitions or passions you've either kept on the back burner or perhaps haven't even discovered yet. As such, this is a great time to get out and meet new people, to jump into a new hobby or interest, to apply for that dream job, or to take that romantic relationship to the next level (whatever that might mean to you). 

You're very open to inspiration right now, so seek out art or music or books or films or performances that you feel might speak to you. Engage in whatever type of physical movement makes you feel most alive. Whatever your heart is truly passionately drawn to, head for it without doubt and allow yourself to be inspired.