posted on Jan, 20 2011 @ 07:55 AM
reply to post by MrJelly
I've had the same "problem" for many years now; it seemed to become stronger though after a serious car crash I had back in 1989. However, it could be
simply that since that near-death experience I have tended to take more notice of a lot of things.
As some others have also mentioned, it makes no difference to me if the moon is actually visible or not: even when there is very heavy cloud cover I
am still affected in the same way. These are the nights when I tend to stay up verrry
late, as going to bed at my usual time (which is around
midnight anyway) is just a waste of time. On the upside, I find that my mental capabilities seem to be enhanced in the days around a full moon and it
is often when I do a fair bit of writing and/or research.
Interestingly, my mother (now in her eighties) is also affected by the moon in the same way, though for my siblings and father this has never been the
case. Besides that, my mother and I are both synesthetes, which makes me wonder if there is some kind of link between lunar sensitivity and
EDIT: just would like to comment on what Havick said. Yes, if you ask any medical personnel, especially those who work in ER or in psych wards,
they'll usually tell you that full-moon nights are typically busier than any other time. I expect that those involved in law enforcement would say the
I need to add, though, that just because this is what people in those fields may say, it doesn't mean it will be supported by empirical studies. But
even so, there is a common perception that this is the case and that in itself is interesting.
edit on 20/1/11 by JustMike because: I added an edit.