What is the Waxing gibbous moon? It’s the period when the moon is more than half-lit, and less than full. This phase is linked to a deeper understanding of planning and preparation. During this time, the light from the Moon allows for some deeper introspection—people born during this phase know how to see more of themselves. This Moon phase also encourages individual development and growth. It is necessary cycle to provide accountability and balance in one’s life.