Roya Backlund

Based in Los Angeles, Roya Backlund is a poet, writer, actress, and lover of all things mystical and romantic. Check out more of her work at royabacklund.com or follow her on Instagram @opal_sea.

The Full Moon In Aries Will Affect Your Career, So Try Not To Make Any Snap Decisions

ByRoya Backlund
In life, there are moments in which everything changes. Whether these changes are brought on by internal revelations or outward influence, they catapult you into the next stage of whatever journey you're currently embarking on. In astrology, a…

The Aries Full Moon Is About To Bring Tons Of Drama To Your Life, So Hold On Tight

ByRoya Backlund
If the full moon tends to be an emotionally challenging time for you, you're not alone. For as gorgeous as the cosmic effect may be, even I often feel apprehensive toward an upcoming full moon. To put it bluntly, this fear comes from the fact that,…

This Week's Full Moon In Aries Will Challenge Your Love Life, So Be Prepared

ByRoya Backlund
It's that time of the month again. When a full moon arrives, it's bound to be a period of emotional mayhem and transformative experiences. At this climactic point in the lunar cycle, internal energy surges outward, bearing complicated truths and…

5 Autumn Equinox Superstitions & Old Wives' Tales You've Probably Never Heard Of

ByRoya Backlund
Come on, let's all admit it. Even though you know superstitions are nothing but nonsense, there's always a few old wives' tales that get stuck under your skin. I mean, I'll be honest, I still find the idea of someone opening an umbrella indoors kind…

What You Should Let Go Of During The Autumn Equinox, According To Your Zodiac Sign

ByRoya Backlund
The four seasons each reflect important phases in the spiritual journey that you embark on every year. Beginning in spring, you plant fresh intentions like a seed. Throughout summer, you nourish those intentions with growth and self-love. As of…

The Difference Between Harvest Moon & Autumn Equinox Is Clear, But The Power Is All The Same

ByRoya Backlund
As you may have already heard, this week is filled to the brim with intense energy. Not only does it contain the last few days of summer, it also contains the first few days of fall. But, that's not all. Just two days after the autumn equinox takes…

If You're Suddenly Craving A Relationship, You Can Blame The Stars During The Autumnal Equinox

ByRoya Backlund
As of September 22, 2018, it's time to say goodbye to summer. At the moment of the autumn equinox, our universe undergoes a major shift in which the day reaches a point of equal power with the night. Between the summer solstice, which is the longest…

You Might Be Feeling More Stressed Than Usual During The Autumn Equinox & Here's How To Cope

ByRoya Backlund
The fact that the season of sunshine and warmth is finally nearing its end is enough to make anyone feel bummed out. All those carefree days lounging at the beach and lavish pool parties with your favorite friends are now becoming memories instead…

Don't Freak Out, But A Harvest Moon Is Happening The Same Week As The Autumn Equinox

ByRoya Backlund
One thing's for sure: The universe never rests for long. If you follow the spiritual transitions that are constantly echoing all around us, it's clear that even when life might seem boring or slow, there's always something beautifully dramatic…

The Autumn Equinox Will Definitely Affect Libra Season & Here's What You Need To Know

ByRoya Backlund
Another major turning point is upon us, and if you thought that the end of summer meant that things would start winding down, you should think again. Autumn is packed with cosmic significance, and as the next seasonal transition grows nearer, its…

The Emotional Meaning Of The Harvest Moon Will Help You Realize How Much You've Accomplished

ByRoya Backlund
Summer has come and gone, and although it was a wild and exhilarating adventure, the cycle of the four seasons prove that all good things must come to an end. Although many of us will miss summer with aching hearts, it's time to let the sunshine go…

Each Zodiac Sign Has An Seasonal Equinox That Goes With It & Here's Yours

ByRoya Backlund
One of my favorite things about astrology is the way it asks one to appreciate the passing of time, encouraging you to find something beautiful and essential in the present moment. As the sun travels through all 12 signs in the zodiac, catapulting…

The Meaning Of The Fall Equinox Will Help You See Beauty In The Darkness

ByRoya Backlund
Do you feel the energy shifting already? Maybe it began as a subtle chill in the air, slowly overtaking the heat that summer has been radiating. Perhaps its the cold and refreshing scent billowing through the wind, filling your lungs with clarity.…

These Autumn Equinox Rituals Will Attract Wealth & Success In The Seasons To Come

ByRoya Backlund
The heat of summer is drifting into distant memory. We have only cold to look forward to. As of September 22, 2018, the autumn equinox announces the shift into the next phase of the seasonal cycle. It marks the point at which we've harvested our…

Your Autumn Equinox Horoscope Is Here To Bring Clarity To The New Season

ByRoya Backlund
Did you know that astrology is spiritually rooted in the four seasons? Think about it. When the sun enters Capricorn, the natural world enters a period of hibernation and death. When the sun enters Aries, the spring equinox launches a period of…

These 3 Zodiac Signs Make The Best Managers, So Let's Hope They Hire You

ByRoya Backlund
Have you ever gone to an establishment and noticed that every single worker there looks unhappy? Then, have you visited different one and noticed a way more positive atmosphere? Chances are, these establishments are being managed by two very…

These 3 Zodiac Signs Will have The Worst Autumn Equinox, But Try To Have Faith Anyway

ByRoya Backlund
Are you clinging on to the last few weeks of summer with every bit of your heart? Do you wish you could travel back in time and do it all over again? Some of us can't stand fall, and a big reason why is because it means the end of the sunniest and…

These 3 Zodiac Signs Will Have The Worst Week, But The World Won't End

ByRoya Backlund
Do you feel like you're being dragged into autumn kicking and screaming? Are you praying that summer can last just a few more weeks? Are you wracking your brain for a way to travel back in time and do summer all over again? Hey, autumn is not for…

Your Weekly Horoscope Is Here & Libra Season Is Bringing Love To Your World

ByRoya Backlund
During Virgo season, it's easy to get bogged down by meticulous details and stress over the tiniest of flaws. Despite how eye-opening Virgo's focus can be, it often comes at the cost of appreciating the overall picture. If you're tired of…

These 3 Zodiac Signs Will Have The Best Week, Thanks To Libra Season

ByRoya Backlund
It's officially the last week of summer. Ready or not, it's clear that we're onto another important phase in our yearly journey through the seasons. Whether you're going through boxes of tissues crying over summer's end or making the best of it by…