February 25th: Mercury in Pisces

On February 25th, Mercury entered Pisces. Since Mercury governs the realm of intellect, learning, communication and short commutes, this astral change brings introspective, receptive and compassionate energy to our interactions. Water signs tend to be empathetic and intuitive. The hard logic astrologers ascribe to Mercury washes away into subjectivity and hypersensitivity under Pisces. There’s a…

Wednesday June 29th: Mercury in Cancer

Mercury represents the mind: observing, gathering information, processing information and sharing information. In general, Mercury is objective, rational and prefers to reason with individuals based on bare facts. As Mercury shifts through the 12 signs, the intellectual perception of the planet sharpens (say, as in Gemini or Virgo) or blurs (as in Sagittarius or Pisces).…

Thursday May 29th: Mercury in Cancer

On Thursday May 29th, Mercury leaves Gemini (at least temporarily), and enters Cancer. In astrology, Mercury deals with all facets of the mind: information gathering, processing, sharing; learning and deductive reasoning; and overall conversational tones. Natal Mercury signs (in conjunction with other factors in the natal chart) reveal how the native tends to communicate with…