Happy Aquarius season! Omicron is here and so is Mercury retrograde. The planet of communication has been travelling backward through Aquarius from January 13th to February 3rd, ensuring chaos and disruption for all. Go give birth to dancing stars! Remember to always read for your rising sign, which you can find by putting your birth place, date, and time into a birth chart calculator like Cafe Astrology.
Aries (21 March – 20 April)
As Mercury goes retrograde in your 11th house of technology and friends, you might be reviewing the ways you communicate or experience some hiccups in your casual relationships. As this is an air house, make sure to double check all your texts and emails before sending, as a retrograde here signifies potential mishaps.
Taurus (21 April – 21 May)
With Mercury moving retrograde through your 10th house of work, you might be experiencing change or review in your public facing roles. You also might want to pay extra attention to any professional emails or exchanges you have, as a retrograde usually causes some disruption here.
Gemini (22 May – 21 June)
As the Mercury retrograde occurs in your ninth house of travel, spirituality, and higher education, your personal philosophies might be up for your review, or you could experience trouble with any travel plans you might have had. If you feel your faith being tested during this time, know this is a great period to deepen or perhaps rethink previously held beliefs.
Cancer (22 June – 22 July)
Whoopsies! Mercury is currently retrograde in your eighth house of sex, death, and relationships, which means you probably feel terrible and emotional AF. Life will return to its normal hell on February 3rd.
Leo (23 July – 22 August)
As the Mercury retrograde passes through your seventh house of committed relationships, you could very likely hear from a former partner or have people from the past come back into your life. Yikes! Make bad decisions.
Virgo (23 August – 23 September)
With Mercury retrograde happening in your sixth house of health and daily routines, you may be reviewing your schedule or experiencing minor disruptions. You could also experience some health issues, so be careful because Pandemic Remix 3.0.
Libra (24 September – 23 October)
As Mercury has been retrograde in your fifth house of creativity and short-term relationships, you could be reviewing your own relationship to pleasure or any artistic pursuits. It’s a great time to seek out new inspiration- you might be led down previously unexpected paths.
Scorpio (24 October – 23 November)
With Mercury transiting your fourth house of home and family, you might be experiencing disruption with your relatives or in your own physical space. As the fourth house is a water house, you might also find yourself extra emotional during this time.
Sagittarius (24 November – 21 December)
As Mercury moves retrograde through your third house of siblings and written communications, you could experience some difficulties or encounter learning opportunities in those areas. Make sure to double check any emails or texts you send, as a retrograde in an air house points to potential hiccups.
Capricorn (22 December – 20 January)
With Mercury retrograding in your second house, you might be rethinking your relationship to your possessions or personal finances. You could misplace something or even find yourself wanting to do a cleaning out. Be careful about making any big purchases or spending too much money.
Aquarius (21 January – 19 February)
As Mercury travels retrograde through your first house, OH NO! The first house, or your rising sign, represents the self and how you appear outwardly to others. With this area up for your review, you could experience dramatic events which reshape your personality of how you navigate life. Come February 3rd, all should settle down.
Pisces (20 February – 20 March)
With Mercury retrograde in your 12th house of the subconscious, you probably have been spending more time alone or simply craving quiet. Pay attention to any dreams you have during this time and the messages which you receive from them. Hidden feelings may emerge.