Uh-oh, it’s here! Mercury turns retrograde until November 3, starting the first part of his reverse commute through Scorpio today.
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The devil is in the details, and he could also be lurking in the shadows between now and November 3, so train your hawk-eyed vision on the hidden areas. Today, observant Mercury turns retrograde in Scorpio and your emotionally charged eighth house. If you feel overwhelmed by anger, competitiveness or jealousy, get a handle on whether your suspicions are grounded in reality or if the negativity might be a projection. This backspin is a perfect time to review and reconsider your own trust issues. See the full week >
It’s relationship review time for Bulls as Mercury turns retrograde in Scorpio and your seventh house of partnerships. This backspin, which lasts until November 3, could churn up conflict or miscommunication with a significant other, but it can also shine a light on imbalances in the union. Before you blow up, take an honest look. Have you actually spelled out your needs—and are you barking up the right tree? One person cannot be your everything, no matter how much you love each other. But that’s no excuse for texting your ex, which might be a tempting but dicey proposition over the next few weeks. See the full week >
An ounce of prevention is worth three weeks of cure starting today, Gemini. Messenger Mercury goes retrograde until November 3, backing up through Scorpio and your sixth house of work and wellness until October 27, then finishing the reverse commute in Libra. Don’t leave home without a mask or hand sanitizer, but beyond that, load up on preventative medicine that keeps your immune system strong. If you’re overdue for checkups, book as you feel comfortable. Staying organized may be an added challenge. Make a point not to multitask or overbook your calendar. See the full week >
You could experience a blast from your romantic past today—or over the next three weeks—as communicator Mercury spins backward until November 3. The reverse commute begins in Scorpio and your fifth house of passion and creativity, then wraps up in Libra after October 27. People can reappear during retrogrades, so don’t be surprised if you hear from a long-lost creative partner or an ex looking to spark things up again. But it’s up to YOU, Cancer, to decide whether this former flame deserves a second ignition. If you’ve got serious doubts, it’s probably not worth the risk of getting burned again. See the full week >
All is NOT quiet in the Lion’s den as communicator Mercury turns retrograde in Scorpio and your fourth house of domestic affairs. Over the next three weeks, some forward progress you’d been making with a roommate or a home improvement project could slow down or become undone. For instance, someone might renege on an agreement or pick a fight for no apparent reason. Since you probably won’t be able to sort things out until after November 3, try to put this issue in the parking lot as you focus on taking better care of yourself. This is a great time to revamp your eating habits with a clean eating program or a gentle cleanse—maybe after that last handful of candy corn! See the full week >
Mic drop or “Oh no, did I just say that?!” Today, expressive Mercury turns retrograde until November 3, starting its backspin in Scorpio AND your communication corner. This will be a bit of a double whammy to contend with, so choose your words carefully and reflect on what you’re going to say before you speak. Even then, there’s a good chance people will misread your every intention. Get ready to explain yourself repeatedly. Try to stall on important sales calls, social media activations or brainstorming sessions until the messenger planet straightens out in three weeks—or until it retreats to Libra on October 27. And if that’s not possible, go in ultra-ultra-prepared! See the full week >
Double-check those credit card statements and review your receipts. Errors and glitches might crop up more frequently between now and November 3 as Mercury turns retrograde for the final time this year. The backspin begins in Scorpio and your second house of finances until October 27, then slips back into Libra (glug) and your first house of self-expression. Starting today, money could get a little funny. Your cash flow could slow, requiring you to tighten your belt or take on a seasonal side hustle. Do people owe you money? Practice these words: “Will you be paying by Venmo or CashApp?” See the full week >
It’s deja vu all over again as mental Mercury kicks off another three-week retrograde period. This one might be particularly charged for you (gulp) since the cosmic communicator is backsliding through your sign for the first phase, until October 27, then rounding out in Libra and your boundary-challenged twelfth house through November 10 (after straightening out on November 3). Think long and hard before making any inflammatory posts or saying anything that verges on mean. (Stinger retracted, Scorpio!) What might normally pass as a mic drop could wind up pulling the plug on an important relationship. Since that’s obviously NOT the goal, check in regularly with your people—and assume nothing! See the full week >
As Mercury turns retrograde in Scorpio and your introspective twelfth house, you’ll be a deep-diving Archer, turning your arrows toward a more soulful target. Over the next three weeks, you could find yourself sinking into a meditative life review or processing some heavy emotions like grief and resentment. But you’ve got a choice, Sagittarius: You can wallow in old wounds and fears, or you could let this heavy vibe inspire you to finally get some closure. Replay the old reels but splice in a new ending—one in which you walk away victorious and confident in a brighter future. See the full week >
Hold your fire, Capricorn—even if it’s “friendly.” With expressive Mercury turning retrograde in Scorpio and your community-spirited eleventh house, your humor could miss its mark and wind up cutting someone to the quick. You might not be able to avoid skirmishes with friends over the next three weeks, but you CAN prevent things from skidding out of control by taking a critical look at your own motivation. By the same token, be on guard for uncharacteristic backbiting or shaming in your circle. When in doubt, sit it out until November 3. See the full week >
Ambition interrupted? Today, communicator Mercury kicks off a three-week retrograde that begins in Scorpio and your tenth house of professional drive. Without seeing it coming, you could lock horns with an authority figure, important client or someone you consider a role model. These backspins are like walking through an obstacle course, but the trick is not taking misunderstandings personally between now and November 3. Hit pause, look around and see how you might step into your leadership to redirect things. Whatever your job description, you’re still the captain of the S.S. Aquarius! See the full week >
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Triple-check that itinerary! Messenger Mercury turns retrograde in Scorpio and your ninth house of travel and adventure. Until November 3, signals may scramble with any journeys you have planned. You might feel like your wings have been clipped or that you’re on an annoyingly short leash. This could be coming from work, a relationship or a general sense of stuckness. But don’t wallow, Pisces! Use this lull to deep-dive into your research so you can plan your next big move for when Mercury straightens out. Being “held back” can be a blessing in disguise if you devise an even better plan B! See the full week >
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