What You Need Most To Succeed In Life, Based On Your Lunar Personality

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Your ‘lunar personality’ is the phase of the moon you were born in. The placement of the moon at the moment of your birth tells you a lot about who you are and your personality traits. The moon goes through eight phases including, New Moon, First Crescent, First Quarter, Waxing Gibbous, Full Moon, Waning Gibbous, Third Quarter and Balsamic Moon.

To find out what phase of the moon you were born in, click here.


If you were born during the New Moon what you need most to succeed in life is constant curiosity and knowledge. Focusing on growth and development as a person will help you continue to better your mind. The most important thing you can do for yourself is to keep feeding your brain with new skills and continue to read as much as possible – don’t ever cut yourself off from that. Let your curiosity continue to wander and question things. Make sure you stay eager and optimistic about what’s to come in the future.


If you were born during the First Crescent what you need most in life to succeed is to realize that sometimes the most effective way to be successful is to swallow your pride and stop being so stubborn. You have a great work ethic and you’re creative but there are times when you allow your stubbornness to get in the way and that makes it more challenging for your life to go forward in a positive way. If you want to be as successful as possible you need to work on adjusting your attitude and owning up to things that go wrong.


If you were born during the First Quarter Moon you need to be more willing to learn from others to be successful. You’re a natural risk taker and you love to have your opinion and voice heard but sometimes it’s more important to take the back seat and listen to others. As much as you like to be in control others have a lot to offer that could be extremely beneficial to you if you’re willing to listen.

This can lead you to be a challenge in your own life as well as others. People know you’re strong and motivated but sometimes in order to succeed you need to learn how to allow someone else to take charge and help guide you in the right direction. You can’t do everything on your own, no matter how much you think you can. Asking for help isn’t a sign of weakness by any sense of the word.


If you were born during the Waxing Gibbous Moon you are completely selfless by nature and that has been helping you thrive in life so far but sometimes it’s important to remember to put yourself first. Putting yourself first might sound selfish to you but it’s not.

You have to stop sacrificing your happiness and your time to make someone else happy. There are plenty of things you do because you feel obligated while it might not necessarily be what’s best for you or what you want to do. You have to learn how to put yourself first and stand up and ask for what you want at times. It will help people respect you more and will, in turn, help you get the success you’re after.


If you were born during the Full Moon you need to focus on being yourself and fulfilling your purpose in life. You’re naturally an extremely self-aware person which allows you to be in touch with your emotions. That self-awareness is going to help you thrive. It might not come easy and maybe you’re not there yet but you will succeed immensely when you grow into the person you were meant to be. Don’t let fear of failure or judgement of others hold you back anymore. Follow your passion and you will succeed.


If you were born during Waning Gibbous you will succeed most in life when you put yourself in situations where you can teach others. It doesn’t necessarily mean your calling is to be a teacher, but you have a message to share with those in your life and people are naturally drawn to you. Bringing change and showing your love to others is what helps you thrive.

You will succeed in your life when you feel that you are going to succeed in your relationships. You might not always think what you have to say matters but it does. It matters to a lot more people than you think.


If you were born during the Third Quarter moon you need to focus on how intuitive you are. You have a deep gift of understanding and knowing who you are. You will succeed most when you completely stop caring about what others think of you and just start living your truth.

Instead of focusing on what others might say or if anyone’s opinion will change of you, focus on how much more free you will feel when you can openly share your opinions and realizations.  You have so much to offer, don’t let that success stay buried inside you.


If you were born during the Balsamic Moon you need to trust your gut to succeed in life. You are a spiritual thinker and you’re full of wisdom. You know what’s best for you and as long as you continue to follow your gut when making decisions you will go down the right path. You will feel at peace with the universe and you will thrive when the universe is on your side. You have a gift and it’s important that you harness that and share it with the world. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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