The element earth
Today is associated with stability, diligence, persistence, and working hard. The element Earth, is as its name suggests, is all about being ‘down to earth and getting the job done’. Fire Days are light, celebratory, and full of energy. Earth Days are the practical, hard-working counterparts. These are not the most glamorous days, but time for checking accomplished tasks off your to-do list. It is the ‘essential stuff’ that will make you move forward.
Apart from New Moon, Earth days are good for detox (especially Waning Moon) and helping your friends and the wider community. It is the energy of the dependable, reliable friend who helps out in a practical way.
Below you find a short summary and overview of particularly beneficial activities, all sorted by the various lifestyle areas. For more specific advice and information please click each symbol description on the
Month Ahead Lifestyle calendar
LOOKING GOOD: Nourishing and detoxifying skincare, perming/relaxing hair, body brushing, and hair removal. Massages that take away blockages and tensions are also particularly welcome.
FEELING FANTASTIC: Meditation, self-improvement and detox days. The best form of exercise is stretching, yoga, pilates, or anything to do with endurance like marathons, mountain tours, and long walks.
HAPPY HOUSE: all earth-related tasks such as weeding, turning the soil, building paths, foundation work and repotting
FINANCE/VOCATION: Starting a new job, sending off CVs, compiling shortlists for candidates, doing the accounts, budgeting and book-keeping.
FEELING LOVE: Earth Days are all about community support and friendships. Being reliable, caring, and doing something practical for someone you care.