March 31, 2017: Mercury in Taurus and Mercury Retrograde

On Friday March 31st, the planet Mercury left Aries and entered Taurus. In this position, Mercury is realistic and sensible. Taurus is one of the “home signs” of Venus. Astrologers associate the Bull with the arts, music, luxury, sophistication, and all things related to “culture.” Naturally, with Mercury in Taurus, we may be inclined to…

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 July 31st: Mercury in Leo

On July 31st, Mercury left emotive Cancer and entered expressive Leo. Mercury, in astrology, deals with our intellectual processes. In the natal chart, Mercury reveals how we gather and process information, how we learn, and how we overall prefer to communicate/share information with others. Astrologers connect Mercury with pure brain power. As Mercury passes through signs…

Monday March 17th: Mercury in Pisces

St. Patty’s Day 2014 brings big changes on the communication front. The planet Mercury, connected to reasoning/critical thinking and intellectual exchanges, leaves objective Aquarius and moves into subjective Pisces. Earlier in the year, Mercury ping-ponged between the Air and Water family; add in a retrograde and our communications earlier in the year were a bit up…

Jan 11th-Feb 28th: The Water Bearer and the Water Dweller

January and February 2014 features fuzzy shift in communication thanks to Mercury transiting both Aquarius and Pisces. Mercury will also move in and out of a retrograde phase —further shaking up our thoughts and exchanges with others. Because this article covers the remainder of January, all of February and two separate constellations, it’ll be pretty…

Wed. December 4th: Mercury in Sagittarius

“Imagination and endless possibilities accompany Mercury in Sagittarius.” On Wednesday December 4th, our planet of communication leaves shrewd Scorpio for spirited Sagittarius. Mercury governs how we gather, process and disseminate information and the manner in which we employ raw brain power. Essentially, this planet manages communication, commerce and (short) commutes—-with the last two serving as…