Mercury Retrograde in Aries ☿ Apr 20 – May 3

This retrograde period is a continuation from Taurus starting April 9, now running in Aries through April 20 – May 3. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this […]

Mercury Retrograde in Taurus ☿ Spring 2017

In total, Mercury is in Taurus from Mar 31 – June 6. The retrograde period occurs first in Taurus from April 9 – 20, then continues in Aries until May 3. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower […]

Mercury in Pisces ☿ Feb 25 – Mar 13

Feb 25 – Mar 13, 2017 Click here to learn about Mercury. Click here to learn about Pisces. In speech, writing and self-presentation, we twist and flow as wise water wends the bends of the ancient riverbed. Mercury in Pisces will blur dreams and reality until life feels thoroughly illogical and irrational. At her worst, Pisces leads […]

Mercury in Aquarius ☿ Feb 7-25

Feb 7 – 25, 2017 Learn about Mercury. Learn about Aquarius. Mercury, ruler of the mind, teams up with Aquarius the non-conformist to cultivate progressive ideas that push the boundaries of reality and social acceptability. Aquarius is serious about one thing: revolution. Aquarius comes from the ancient Greek god Ganymede, a beautiful young boy from […]

Mercury Retrograde in Sagittarius ☿ Jan 4-8

Jan 4 – 8, 2017 Click here to learn about Mercury. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary […]

Mercury Retrograde in Capricorn 🐐 Dec 18 – Jan 4

Dec 18 – Jan 4, 2017 Click here to learn about Mercury. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the […]

Mercury in Capricorn ☿ Dec 2 – Feb 7

Dec 2 – Jan 4, 2017 and then, due to a retrograde period, Jan 12 – Feb 7, 2017 Click here to learn about Mercury. Click here to learn about Capricorn. Mercury in Capricorn disdains sentimental anecdotes, wishy-washy feelings and rambling tangents. The sea-goat has a curt and authoritative delivery. He tells other people what he […]