Prepare yourself: Mercury is turning retrograde on July 26! Mercury Retrograde (MRx) refers to the period when, from our perspective here on Earth, the planet Mercury appears to be moving backward through the cosmos. 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.

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Mercury Retrograde Calendar

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.


03/05/19 to 03/28/19

Mercury Retrograde in Pisces29° Pisces

Mercury Retrograde in Pisces16° Pisces

07/07/19 to 07/31/19

Mercury Retrograde in Leo4° Leo

Mercury Retrograde in Cancer23° Cancer

10/31/19 to 11/20/19

Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio27° Scorpio

Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio11° Scorpio

02/07/20 to 02/16/20

Mercury Retrograde in Pisces12° Pisces

Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius28° Aquarius

But where is Mercury?

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.

Your Guide to Survival

Mercury Retrograde Readings & Reports

With these Tarot readings and Astrology reports, you can see how Mercury Retrograde will affect YOU and your life. Let these exclusive reports -- some calculated with your own birth time, date, and location -- prepare you for what's ahead!

Timeline Tarot reading

Timeline Tarot Reading

This 5-card Tarot spread will reveal unfolding issues and their potential consequences during MRx.
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Love Celtic Cross Tarot Reading

Love Celtic Cross Reading

Uncover complex issues around any romance with the insight and advice of this 10-card love Tarot reading.
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Revelation Tarot Reading

Revelation Tarot Reading

What you don't know CAN hurt you! Reveal the hidden energies headed your way during Mercury Retrograde.
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Horoscope Tarot Reading

Horoscope Tarot Reading

Use the combined power of Astrology and Tarot to get the perspective you need during Mercury Retrograde.
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Star of David Tarot

Star of David Tarot Reading

Hit a few bumps in the road? Resolves any conflict you're facing using the power of insight.
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30-Day Astrology Forecast

30-Day Astrology Forecast

Get personalized predictions for what's coming your way during this cosmic chaos.
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What to Do During 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.

Mercury Retrograde Dos and Don'ts