What is Mercury in Retrograde and How Does it Affect You?

Mercury in retrograde gets blamed for all sorts of things, but is it really as bad as it has been made out to be?  What does it mean when the planet Mercury is in retrograde and how can you ride the wave instead of getting dumped out in the ocean with your head (and everything else) wet?

Mercury in retrograde refers to the appearance from here on Earth of the planet Mercury stopping its’ usual trajectory and going backwards.  This is referred to as “in retrograde.”  This occurrence happens 3-4 times a year and lasts 3 weeks.  Mercury is the planet that rules communication, electronics, mental processing, and transportation.  Therefore, we typically associate problems with these areas when Mercury is “going backwards.”

Communication may break down along with the electronics that we use to communicate.  You may experience problems with:

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Julie McAllister, The Divine Connector