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Mercury retrograde

Working With The Planets – Mercury Retrograde

Mercury retrograde – common occurrence A retrograde is a common occurrence in astrology and it simply means that the planet appears to be moving backwards (retrograde) from our viewpoint on earth. While at some time or another almost all of Earth’s sister planets in the solar system go retrograde, it is Mercury’s retrograde of which most of us are familiar. Mercury retrograde happens three or four times a year. Stop overthinking – give your unconscious a chance! Chat with a Psychic now! The smallest of the inner planets, Mercury rules communication and intellect. Ruling practical thoughts and rational thinking, this planet comes in to play with the way you connect with both your inner and outer world. Strongly aligned with the subconscious, where much of the communication and input we receive goes, Mercury relates to how we interact with our own physical body. The first Mercury retrograde of the year is from March 22 to 15 April. Then we have another from July 25 to August 18, and the final Mercury retrograde for 2018 is from …