Truth or Myth: Does an eclipse really affect your mood?

Truth or Myth: Does an eclipse really affect your mood?

The effect of eclipses on humans is an age-old debate and now Jane wants to know what you think about this?

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I am so emotionally charged around the time of a full moon. It's almost like I sense it coming and when it catches me unaware, I can't understand why I am so all over the place.

On Monday, I saw the mesmerising eclipse which took place over North America. This happened for the first time in over a century. My Twitter feed was flooded with images of the beautiful phenomenon. Even President Donald Trump took time out of his busy schedule to look up to the sky.

Read: Total solar eclipse mesmerizes America

When the eclipse happened, I was a total mess. I cried every time someone hugged me, cried when I spoke, felt pain for the world. It was that kind of day.

Watch: Timelapse video of Supermoon eclipse 

Many over the years have speculated that eclipses do have the ability to affect our moods. According to Daily Mail, a study revealed that lunar changes do in fact affect our moods and even our sleeping patterns - with someone saying that they sleep for five minutes less during a full moon.

On the other hand, some have said that mood changes during an eclipse are purely a women thing. But what about men?


What do you think? Do you think your mood changed over the time of the eclipse? Is this just a female thing or does it affect men as well?

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