Practice your moves. Take bold, decisive action for a personal dream with Mars in your sign. You've got the power! Steer a steady course.
Refine your physical techniques and moves. The pace is picking up... find small efficiencies. Nurture your health with good food and rest. Practice for strength.
Watch your step. Old assumptions can get challenged. Don't push beyond physical limitations. Nurture your body, mind and spirit. Practice to realize a dream.
Go to the source. Begin a new exploratory phase. Experiment with concepts. Learn from a master. It's easier to learn and express, now that mercury's direct. Sign papers, post and publish. Creative efforts take a leap forward. Use creative communications for sales and marketing under this new moon. Step into new levels of prosperity. Begin a new chapter.
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The smallest planet in the Solar System, Mercury's closest to the Sun and completes an orbit every 88 days.
Mercury's retrograde lasts about three weeks, and occurs three times a year. Mercury's the planet that rules over communication, intellect, education, commerce and transportation. Retrograde effects include slowing, blocking, jamming and breakdowns. Listening and reviewing gets more important, as the message can become garbled, lost or delayed.
Mercury's the ruling planet for both Gemini and Virgo, so people born under these signs can be more affected by Mercury Retrograde.
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Mars is the action planet, named for the warrior god in Roman mythology. It takes the fourth planet about 687 Earth days to orbit the Sun.
When Mars goes retrograde, which it does every 2 and a half years (usually for two months), thought takes precedence over overt actions, and pressure can become internalized. Stress can lead to health problems, and impulsiveness can lead to arguments and accidents. Release emotion with exercise. It's a good time to take it slower, review the plans, and re-define goals and methods. Avoid risky business, for love or money. New endeavors can stall or may not go as intended, so it's better to choose a launch date after Mars goes direct.
Mars retrograde affects each person individually according to their natal chart, but in general, Mars rules Aries and Scorpio, so these signs are especially affected.