All of these areas of life are affected when Mercury is functioning in a sluggish state.
Decision-making is challenged during Mercury retrograde. Needless to say, it is not advised to sign contracts, engage in important decision-making, or launch a new business.
Delays and challenges are more probable with Mercury retrograde. This period is best used for re-organizing and reflecting. Watch what you say, because it may not come out, or be received, the way you intended. Double-check that the person who uttered those words really meant it the way you thought they did! Mercury Retrograde Cycle October-November Times are Eastern. Graphs and data from the excellent Day Watch software.
Read more about Mercury Retrograde. Where is Mercury Retrograde transiting by house in your natal chart? Does it conjunct a natal planet, your Ascendant, or Midheaven? Read interpretations of Mercury Retrograde in Transit for a more personalized meaning of the transit cycle. What is Venus Retrograde? Occasionally, Venus appears to be moving backward in the sky.
Venus is Retrograde approximately days every 18 months. As the planet of love and values, Venus retrograde periods are times when we re-assess what—and who—we value. It is a period that most astrologers consider inopportune for getting married or starting a new relationship. Brand new financial undertakings are not advised during this period as well. There may be delays or confusion in relationships and financial affairs. Read more about Venus Retrograde cycles. What is Mars Retrograde? Occasionally, Mars appears to be moving backward in the sky.
Mars enters Scorpio
When Mars is in its retrograde cycle, we are forced to re-assess our current projects, our approach to getting what we want, and our desire nature. Rather than directly asserting our desires, we tend towards introspection. We can be hesitant about taking action, second-guessing our instincts or our natural impulses rather than acting upon them.
Jupiter is retrograde in from May 14 to September 12, , in the sign of Capricorn. Saturn is retrograde in from May 10th to September 28th, , in the sign of Capricorn. Note: Uranus completes its retrograde cycle that began on August 11, , on January 10th, , and will retrograde again in August Uranus is retrograde from August 15th, , until January 14th, , in the sign of Taurus. Neptune is retrograde in from June 22nd to November 28th, , in the sign of Pisces. Pluto is retrograde in from April 25th to October 4th, , in the sign of Capricorn. See more years of transiting chart patterns.
See the Eclipses page for more information about current and upcoming eclipses. The following is a January 1st, , chart with 0 Aries houses. Note that the year begins at different times around the world and the chart will be a little different in different areas.
Outer planet transits in the year , excerpted from the Day Watch Report Package. In the Day Watch report package, the following transits are mixed with personal transits. The McCarthy era is a good example of this feeling. That even filters down to children born in this period, who are noted for anxiety and depression and the psychologically driven creativity that sometimes induces in later adulthood. Read more about Saturn conjunct Pluto or the Saturn in Capricorn transit. Actually, a series of shallow breaths describes it better. What once you may have kept to yourself, it is time to exchange with others who have been in the same situation.
Fortunately, the air is very conducive to doing just that, and what might have been hard to say before comes more easily with the knowledge that it is a two-way street of mutual trust and reward. Either way, you win.
The one-size-fits-all philosophy will see some serious setbacks as quality and quantity part company and leveling bureaucratic structures get shaken up and shaken down. This time it is likely to see the latter, when progress is not to be resisted or it will overcome you by sheer force. This does not mean you have to get on board of every new brainstorm, but if you see a juggernaut coming, either climb on or get out of the way.
No means no, whether you believe it or not, and since the tendency for coercion is in the air in general, you may be the one on the receiving end to most benefit from that. The next couple of years reveal that, as efficient and judicious effort is rewarded while those who have been only repeating operations based on previous success will find their edifices relentlessly crumble.
Just as so many individual dramas were played against the backdrop of World War II begun under this aspect , your own play finds itself on a stage possessed by strong forces and currents, which, if well taken, lead on to fortune. A planet is considered out of bounds when its declination is beyond the outer bounds or limits of that of the Sun, i. The energies of these planets tend to be a little out of control during these periods.
Let inspiration guide you as the Moon connects with Neptune on the 10th. A poem waits to be written. Time to face those shadows as the Sun meets Pluto. Bold but tender is the way to go. Family time is important. Is it fact or fantasy? Maybe, maybe not. Jupiter square Neptune. Keep making progress as the Moon moves through steady Taurus in harmony with the prevailing Capricorn energy. It is all working to your benefit! You may feel a little divided and unsure of which alluring path to take, as the quick and waxing Moon dashes through sparkling Gemini and opposite Venus and Jupiter.
Have fun and learn something! Fire and electricity sizzle as the celestial lovers Mars and Venus trine.
Bring something new into your marriage. Single folks get lucky. Powerful conversations are possible as Mercury connects with insightful Pluto. Do something practical. Family matters weigh in. Class with Dulce! The Sun leaves sensible Capricorn for egalitarian Aquarius and the Moon waxes to fullness at a lunar eclipse in Leo.
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Ideas for a more meaningful, creative and practical existence come through to you over the next few days. Be patient and stay focused as Mars squares Saturn. Expand your horizons. Venus and Jupiter connect. These days are excellent for fasting and letting go as the Moon travels through Virgo and opposes Chiron.
Mercury enters social, intellectual and stubborn Aquarius. Invest your mental energy in something that will reward you over time. Mercury will stay in Aquarius until February 10 th. Maximize the dynamic energy by doing qi gong or some other energy practice. Insights highly likely as Mercury meets the Sun. Mental overstimulation possible. Talk to someone. Share ideas. Read or write a good book.
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Freedom is possible. Get out and enjoy yourself as the Moon travels through gypsy Sadge and connects with abundant Jupiter and lady Venus. Your manifestations want to come to life. Feed your dreams with practical action and commitments. Saturn sextile Neptune.
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