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Suppose you have an important message to send, and Mercury is retrograde. Should you wait? Ideally, you probably should. Life doesn’t always work like that though, and whether we’re talking astrology or otherwise, in life you have to play the […]

Part One (Aries to Cancer) is HERE, and Part Two (Leo to Scorpio) is HERE. The planet Mercury in your birth chart has a lot of things to do with what’s on your mind, how your thoughts work, and how […]

(Part One, covering Mercury in Aries, Taurus, Gemini, and Cancer, is HERE.) If you want to get anywhere in life, you’ll need to use your brain and apply a little logic. In astrology, those things are ruled by Mercury. No […]

The planet Mercury in your birth chart has a lot of things to do with what’s on your mind, how your thoughts work, and how you translate those thoughts into words and behaviors. It’s the part of you that plays […]

Once again, Mercury has turned retrograde and stays that way until September 21st, causing widespread panic and confusion among the easily panicked and confused. I have assembled some helpful information that will nurse you through these dark days. You’re welcome. […]

Mercury is now retrograde, bringing with it cluttered thinking and a tendency to grasp at the wrong solution to difficult issues (if you aren’t familiar with the concept, click HERE and HERE for all the details). This is a time […]

It’s kind of a cliche, but still true:  the key to a successful relationship is communication. And it’s interesting to notice that Mercury, the planet most associated with communications in astrology, is also the most gender-neutral of the planets. Ancient […]

(Editor’s note: Matthew Currie isn’t available today due to a non-scheduled solar eclipse. In his place we present a brief note from the planet Mercury, which recently finds itself in the sign of Cancer. We apologize for the interruption, and […]

Mercury is sort of the Rodney Dangerfield of the Solar System: it gets no respect. In astrology Mercury rules all sorts of things that you couldn’t get by without, like thought and language and logic and respiration. You’d think something […]

(Mercury Retrograde is in effect until July 1st… CLICK HERE to learn more about dealing with it) Mercury continues its backwards march through Gemini, bringing with it cluttered thinking and a tendency to grasp at the wrong solution to difficult […]