Mercury in Retrograde

Retrograde
Direct
March 22, 2018
April 5, 2018
July 26, 2018
August 18, 2018
November 16, 2018
December 6, 2018
March 5, 2019
March 28, 2019
July 7, 2019
July 31, 2019
October 31, 2019
November 20, 2019
February 18, 2020
March 9, 2020
June 17, 2020
July 12, 2020
October 13, 2020
November 3, 2020
January 30, 2021
February 20, 2021
May 29, 2021
June 22, 2021
September 27, 2021
October 18, 2021
January 14, 2022
February 3, 2022


Mercury in Retrograde

 

 There is an unshakable belief that one should avoid making plans during Mercury in Retrograde such as signing contracts, forming partnerships or even beginning that new job. Sometimes unresolved issues from the past tend to arise during this period.


Mercury retrograde affects people differently, depending on their personal charts. To learn more about how Mercury in Retrograde may impact your astrological sign visit http://www.astrologyzone.com/forecasts/

Around the shop you may have heard us mumble the phrase “Mercury in Retrograde” in solemn, hushed tones. Wonder why we do that? Mercury in Retrograde, which typically occurs three times a year, is a result of when the planet Mercury slows down appears to stop, and move backwards.


Mind you, the planet doesn’t actually stop or move backward, but this optical illusion is a sign of all the mayhem that is about to occur.


Understanding that Mercury is the ruler of communication you may find during this period that emails are undeliverable – they get deleted or bounce back to you, postal mail is returned, telephone calls are lost to the netherworld, vehicles, computers and phone lines may develop inexplicable issues.


It is ill advised for one to make important decisions while Mercury is in retrograde being that it is a period of misinformation, poor communication, and careless or unclear thinking.