When Mercury, the ‘Planet of Communication’, shifts into retrograde movement it brings about a chaotic and confusing energy. When Mercury is in retrograde, it leaves behind a path of destruction bringing miscommunication, frustration, and ‘bad luck’. Are you ready to face this once again?
On November 16th, Mercury will once again appear to move backward through the sky. While this movement may be nothing more than an optical illusion, the shift in energy that accompanies planetary retrograde is no joke. The third and final Mercury Retrograde of 2018 will occur in Sagittarius, a highly adventurous and exciting sign. The result will leave many of us frustrated and overwhelmed.
Prepare yourself for travel delays, failing electronics, traffic jams, and miscommunication. No one is safe from the irritation and inconvenience of Mercury Retrograde. How will this specifically impact your life?
Discover What The November 2018 Mercury Retrograde Holds For You, According To Your
Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 19)
If you were considering traveling during this time, you may want to reconsider. Mercury Retrograde has the ability to destroy even the best-made travel plans, turning your dream vacation into nothing more than a nightmare. This energy may lead to delayed flights, hotel reservation errors and more. If you are looking to enjoy your next vacation, you might want to hold off a little longer on it. Instead, stick close to him during the retrograde.
Taurus (Apr 20 – May 20)
The miscommunication triggered by Mercury Retrograde is going to specifically impact your romantic relationships and connections. This may put serious stress on your love life, and it’s certainly going to rob you of any chance for some ‘sexy’ experiences during this time. Rest assured, this is only a phase and your ‘swagger’ will return to you once again as Mercury moves back into direct movement.
Gemini (May 21 – Jun 20)
Your relationships are going to be put to the test during this time, as miscommunication causes disagreements and confusion. You may have to face some serious animosity between you and your loved ones, which will definitely risk feelings being hurt. Try to approach any conversations with patience. If possible, put off any serious discussions until Mercury has returned to direct movement.
Cancer (Jun 21 – Jul 22)
Mercury Retrograde is going to wreak havoc with your schedule, creating a level of chaos that will leave you struggling with extreme stress and anxiety. Rather than allowing yourself to become completely overwhelmed, try focusing on just one thing at a time. Sure, you may move a little slower this way, but it will help you to keep your head on straight while working through the confusion. You can catch back up when everything returns to normal.
Leo (Jul 23 – Aug 22)
Things may look like Mercury Retrograde is working in your favor as it triggers some serious creativity and new ideas, don’t be fooled. Sure, your ideas may be innovative, and there is no denying their potential, but you’re going to run into some major snags if you try to put these ideas into practice. You are going to face some major roadblocks and difficulties, causing even your best efforts to fall short. You would be much better served writing all your great ideas down and wait for Mercury to go direct before you try to put them into place.
Virgo (Aug 23 – Sept 22)
There is no arguing the fact that you have a strong sense of morals and values, but these very beliefs may be the cause of great disagreement with your friends and loved ones during this time. Rather than holding onto these beliefs blindly, take a step back and look at the bigger picture. It may be worth reconsidering what you hold to be true if it will help you to maintain these important relationships in your life.
Libra (Sept 23 – Oct 22)
While you may find yourself motivated to share your thoughts, feelings, and opinions with the rest of the world, communication is not going to work in your favor. The energy from Mercury Retrograde is going to make it difficult for you to put these thoughts into words, and the confusion created by your attempts to do so will lead to some serious disagreements. Take the time to reconsider what is necessary to share at this time.
Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 21)
Word of warning, Scorpio, Mercury Retrograde is going to trigger some serious confusion when it comes to your finances. This may not seem like anything major, but when you find yourself struggling to make the bills and unsure of where your last paycheck went so quickly, this confusion can quickly become a much bigger problem. Sit down and take the time to create a budget, and then hold yourself responsible for putting it into action.
Sagittarius (Nov 22 – Dec 21)
The impact of Mercury Retrograde in your life is going to cause you some serious confusion as it leads you to question your own identity and everything you know to be true about your life. You are going to experience an identity crisis, however, if you allow yourself to embrace this whole situation you may just discover something about yourself. It won’t be easy, but at least you have a silver lining.
Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 19)
As Mercury Retrograde finds its place in your life, the chaos is quickly going to become overwhelming. As someone who prefers to view the world through logic and facts, this is going to be incredibly frustrating, as the facts simply refuse to line up. This is going to test your patience, as well as your ability to think outside the box. Try to trust your intuition, it will help you to navigate through this trying time.
Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 18)
While Mercury Retrograde may cause confusion and misunderstanding to the relationships of many of the other signs, it will bring clarity to your own. This energy is going to shine a light on the fake friends that may have previously fooled you. It’s never easy to accept that someone may have fooled you, but removing these individuals from your life will free up your time and energy for those that are worthy of your attention.
Pisces (Feb 19 – Mar 20)
You may want to think twice before you make any career decisions during this time, as the energy of Mercury Retrograde will encourage you to give in to some seriously impulsive actions. Don’t take on anything major, or make any significant changes at this time, as it will simply fall apart. Instead, just buckle down and continue moving forward. Leave all significant choices for Mercury’s return to direct movement.