Your Guide to Mercury Retrograde

Mercury Retrograde (MRx) refers to the period when planet Mercury appears to be moving backward through the cosmos (though it isn't really). During this period, problems with communication, travel, and technology run rampant! But we're here to help you survive Mercury Retrograde with tips to keep your life (from work to relationships) running smoothly.

What Is Mercury Retrograde?

Learn about what happens when Mercury, the planet that rules communication, perception, and thought, turns retrograde! Read more »

Mercury Retrograde Dos and Don'ts

Get ready for MRx with our best list of dos and don'ts to help you navigate the confusion of Mercury Retrograde with grace and poise. Read more »

5 Love Tips for Mercury Retrograde

Relationships suffer when communication is rocky -- so make sure to use our five simple tips for keeping your love life on track! Read more »

What Is Mercury Retrograde?

Learn about what happens when Mercury, the planet that rules communication, perception, and thought, turns retrograde! Read more »

Mercury Retrograde Dos and Don'ts

Get ready for MRx with our best list of dos and don'ts to help you navigate the confusion of MRx with grace and poise. Read more »

Love Tips for Mercury Retrograde

Relationships suffer when communication is rocky -- so make sure to use our tips for keeping your love life on track! Read more »

Mercury Retrograde Insight

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Memorize These Dates

Mercury goes retrograde 3 to 4 times per year, for about 3 weeks each time. Check out the Mercury Retrograde dates below to see which dates you need to know! Read your horoscope as well to get the insight you need to be ready.

Mercury Retrograde Calendar


Duration

Begins In

Ends In


07/07/19 to 07/31/19

4° Leo

23° Cancer

10/31/19 to 11/20/19

27° Scorpio

11° Scorpio

02/18/20 to 03/09/20

12° Pisces

28° Aquarius

Mercury Gets Around

Every Mercury Retrograde is unique. Each one depends on other planetary transits happening at the time AND (especially) which zodiac sign Mercury is located in, in the sky. Each of the zodiac signs have their own traits and influences, so Mercury Retrograde in Virgo will be very different from Mercury Retrograde in Sagittarius, for example. Find out more about Mercury in each sign below.

Mercury in Aries Mercury in Aries Mercury in Taurus Mercury in Taurus Mercury in Gemini Mercury in Gemini Mercury in Cancer Mercury in Cancer Mercury in Leo Mercury in Leo Mercury in Virgo Mercury in Virgo Mercury in Libra Mercury in Libra Mercury in Scorpio Mercury in Scorpio Mercury in Sagittarius Mercury in Sagittarius Mercury in Capricorn Mercury in Capricorn Mercury in Aquarius Mercury in Aquarius Mercury in Pisces Mercury in Pisces

The Dos and Dont's of MRx

Even when Mercury is retrograde, life goes on! Astrologers usually agree that Mercury Retrograde is a bad time to start new projects, go on first dates, get married, travel, sign important papers, etc. ... BUT this is a great time to slow down and focus. Take this time to: reanalyze your goals, reorganize your home, re-examine your decisions, and reflect on your relationships.