You may know “Mercury retrograde” as the time when all hell breaks loose in astrology. After all, isn’t it when you say the worst thing at the most uncomfortable time? Isn’t it when you accidentally forget to save a document you’ve spent hours working on? Isn’t that when your exes start showing up like the ghosts of Mercury retrograde past?
Well, to put it bluntly, yes. However, in the grand scheme of everything that can happen in astrology, Mercury retrograde is not a big deal. If anything, it’s just annoying, and if you’re one of the zodiac signs that will have the best retrograde spring of Mercury 2021, it might not be that big of a deal at all.
Mercury retrograde can be an incredibly interesting and even uplifting experience if you work with its energy rather than against it. It means giving up your need for things to go well and according to plan.
Easier said than done, but remember that Mercury, the planet of communication and logic, does not function as usual, which essentially means mistakes are inevitable. You will probably hit “send” before you’re truly ready for that message to be received and you will probably show up late for at least one appointment.
This is the nature of Mercury retrograde. But if you accept that now is a great time to review, reassess, and rethink all the unfinished business of your past, Mercury retrograde can be an incredibly successful experience.
Beginning on May 29 at 6:33 p.m. ET in knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and flexible Gemini, this experience will inspire you to rethink the way you use your mind and stay open to new ideas. Here’s why the following zodiac signs might actually benefit from the journey this upcoming Mercury retrograde will take them:
This retrograde is about rethinking how you communicate your truth and process the information you receive. Do you speak without listening to others? Are you feeling too shy to say what you think?
This retrograde will encourage you to get the most out of your conversations.
It’s time to re-evaluate what you’re getting out of your relationships, especially in a community setting.
You may realize that it’s time to go back to an old clique that you had a special connection with. You may also realize that it’s time to meet new people who may share your interests more than the people you spent time with before.
You may also feel drawn to spontaneous and somewhat chaotic experiences that expand your mind in unthinkable ways.
You may feel somewhat aimless or directionless throughout this retrograde, but that’s okay. You don’t need to have a roadmap to make this trip worth it. Embrace any random yet exciting situations you might find yourself in.
However, the experience will make you dig deeper, encouraging you to discover ways to bring this happiness into your life on your own.
Inspiration doesn’t always fall on you like a serendipitous flash of creativity. Sometimes you have to learn new ways to generate this artistic electricity within yourself.