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Mercury in Virgo: Focused, Efficient, Constructive

There is no better place for the planet Mercury to be than in the sign of Virgo! Not only is Virgo one of Mercury's two home signs, meaning its energy works very well here, but Mercury is also exalted in Virgo, meaning its energy works BEST here! Mercury guides the way we think. It rules our ideas, the way we process information, and how we communicate with others. Because Virgo is a sign of the mind that prizes precision and practicality, Mercury in Virgo can be an incredibly productive time for everyone! Read More »


Mercury Is Turning 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 Leo: Proud, Lively, Bold

We should all be ready to roar when messenger planet Mercury moves into loving Leo! 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 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 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 »


Mercury in Gemini: Curious, Social, Quick-Witted

Mercury, the planet of intellect and communication, has two home signs: Gemini and Virgo. When this planet sets up camp in Gemini, a cosmic door is being swung open, helping us become more clear-headed, objective, and mentally flexible. This is a time when we're encouraged to take in a huge breath of fresh Gemini air, and let curiosity teach our minds how to be young again. Read More »


Mercury in Taurus: Persistent, Practical, Purposeful

Mercury finds a sturdy environment in the Earth sign Taurus. Mercury is the planet that rules the mind, influencing the way we think and communicate. Taurus is a very practical and determined sign that, when energized by Mercury, can help turn our loose ideas into real plans. Concrete values and practical perspectives are likely to take on greater significance for all of us during this transit. Read More »


Make this Mercury Retrograde Work for You!

Brace yourself ... another Mercury Retrograde is on its way! From March 22 to April 15, 2018, Mercury will be retrograde in the fiery sign of Aries, the first sign of the zodiac. No matter what your sign, you will feel the effects as Mercury moves backward through the cosmos! Read More »


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 »


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