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Mercury in Aries: Direct, Pioneering, Quick-Witted

Mercury, the planet closest to the Sun, represents communication and intellectual perception. Because Mercury is the planet of thinking and Aries is the sign of doing, words tend to flow without a second thought when these two sync up in the sky. This is also a time when we may express our ideas with more passion than usual. Read More »

Mercury in Aquarius: Progressive, Observant, Unconventional

We'll all put on our thinking caps when Mercury, the planet of ideas and communication, enters the brilliant and rebellious sign of Aquarius. The Water-bearer is a relatively cool and impartial Air sign that puts feelings aside to focus on mental matters. This is a time when our emotions take a back seat to intellect, and mental pursuits become more appealing than spiritual ones. It'll feel like we can't turn our minds off during Mercury in Aquarius! Read More »

Mercury in Capricorn: Powerful, Practical, Efficient

When Mercury enters practical Capricorn, our thoughts come down to earth, our ideas are realistic, and communication becomes very clear. Mercury is the planet that rules our minds and influences the way we think and speak. Because Capricorn is one of the most conservative signs of the zodiac, Mercury's transit here puts a methodical, rational spin on our thought processes and interactions. Read More »

Mercury Is Direct!

If you've spent the last three weeks or so feeling mentally scrambled, misunderstood or just plain indecisive, relief is near. Read More »

Mercury in Sagittarius: Honest, Idealistic, Forward-Thinking

Mercury, the Info Guy, has very mixed feelings about being in Sagittarius. Expansive Sagittarius can be overwhelming to detail-oriented Mercury, because small things can get blown out of proportion here, and tales become taller than usual. Yet Mercury's time in this sign can end up being a blessing too, as open-minded and adventurous Sagittarius helps us broaden our thoughts. Because Sagittarius is such a visionary, our minds end up wandering far and wide during this transit. Read More »

Mercury in Scorpio: Sharp, Inquisitive, Mysterious

Mercury plunges into the depths when it enters passionate and private Scorpio. Mercury is the planet that influences how we think and communicate, but while it moves through this watery sign, our thoughts mix with our feelings and inspire us to ask questions and get to the bottom of what's happening in our lives... Ideas, conversations, and people who are shallow or superficial have no power during Mercury in Scorpio. Instead, this is a time of depth and intimacy, and can be a very effective period to talk about difficult issues regarding relationships, money, and mortality. Read More »

Mercury in Libra: Friendly, Diplomatic, Easygoing

Mercury, the communication planet, gets nice and comfortable in the sociable Air sign of Libra. The Air element is very much about the mind and communication, so Libra meshes quite nicely with Mercury. Libra loves to build bridges and find ways to overcome our differences. It knows that there is more than one side to any situation, and wants to harmonize opposing points of view. Read More »

Mercury in Leo: Proud, Lively, Bold

We should all be ready to roar when messenger planet Mercury moves into loving Leo on August 31, 2017! This dynamic partnership signals a time when we'll all feel a greater need to speak from the heart, and make ourselves heard loud and clear. It should also come as no surprise that communication becomes a lot more straightforward during this transit, since fiery Leo is known for pure and enthusiastic self-expression. Read More »

Mercury in Virgo

Put on your thinking cap and make sure it's adjusted perfectly -- communication planet Mercury re-enters critical Virgo on September 9, 2017! Mercury was already in Virgo in August, but turned retrograde there on August 12 and backtracked all the way into Leo. Read More »

Mercury in Cancer: Deep, Sensitive, Considerate

Mercury is the planet that rules our thoughts, ideas, and the way we communicate with others. It is a planet of the mind, but the zodiac sign Cancer is all about feelings. Therefore, when Mercury enters this sentimental sign, his sharp, logical edges are softened, offering us an opportunity to understand and communicate our emotions more directly. Read More »

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