Self-care ​Aries Moon

How we take care of ourselves later in life, is distinguished by the way we grow up. However, each Moon Sign evokes different conduct from his peers by communicating his needs non-verbally. Depending on how the needs were met during childhood, each sign develops either constructively or destructively. To develop a healthy way of self-care, you first have to distinguish where your anxieties and survival techniques come from – so you can overcome them. Thus, you have to take a look at your childhood by reading the following article.

However, there might be aspects in your birth chart that indicate your Sun Sign played a bigger role during your childhood. Then, you simply can read the self-care article of your Sun Sign. If you are a mother to an Aries child, you can read all about the needs of your child in the following.

Basic needs of every human being:

  1. commitment (needs which the Aries Moon doesn’t evoke as much as a child)
  2. a sense of emotional security and comfort
  3. autonomy (needs which the Aries Moon evokes as a child)
  4. control (needs which the Aries Moon evokes as a child) 
  5. orientation
  6. appreciation
  7. pleasure gain
  8. avoidance of displeasure

What does the Aries Moon child evoke?

Zodiac Sign Aries - the incarnation of the ego - drawn by Nastja Stefanyuk (article about self-care as an Aries Moon)

Aries is a wild child – because he is always on the hop, climbing on trees and playing games with other children. Thus, Aries first and foremost evokes his need for autonomy, but also control and gain of pleasure. If these needs are fulfilled, then Aries learns to stay in control of his own life. Also, he quickly orientates in life – knowing what he wants and how to get it. Moreover, he can direct his energy into his projects – instead of having impulsive or even aggressive outbursts. 

Also, the physicality of an Aries Moon child helps to develop a strong sense of orientation in life. That’s because activities like playing wildly, falling, trying new things are crucial for the development of self-confidence. This way, Aries gets to know his limits but at the same time learns to take risks, to face new challenges, to release conglomerating energy in a joyful way and to not perceive falling as a failure but rather as training.

How does the Aries Moon Child educate his mother?

An Aries child quickly teaches his mother to be more autonomous also, which means that the mother builds a self-sufficient life, thinking about her own needs, also. Consequently, she becomes an independent woman – parallel to her independent child. Later in life, these two can become close friends also – sharing secrets, exercising or traveling together.

Negligence of the needs: 

Commitment, Emotional security, and Comfort

However, if Aries’ need to be autonomous is fulfilled at the expense of commitment and sense of emotional security, Aries might feel disconnected later in life. Instead of letting his guard down, Aries then might get into a constant attitude of resistance – always fighting everyone. Then commitment becomes a huge challenge later in life. Also, it might affect his body and thus health.

Negligence of the needs: 

Autonomy, and Control

When parents are strict (or even abusive) or apply tight schedules, the Aries Moon child feels captivated and overpowered because everything endangering Aries’ personal freedom as a child leads to a sense of helplessness. Then Aries overcompensates to regain power through different strategies.

Survival strategies:

  1. Aggression as a way to regain control
  2. Hunting competition after competition to win
  3. Hunting one activity after the other in trying to transform the energy of anger or constant inner tension (because of the experience of having been controlled)

Don Corleone, for example, is an Aries Moon, who always aimed to regain the upper hand insistently, and relentlessly.

Self-care techniques:

If you want to know more about how to take care of yourself as an Aries Moon, you can read all about it in the article Happiness Aries.

If you want to read even more about Aries, you can find all the articles here: All about Aries.