Protect your tech and watch your words! Mercury turns retrograde until November 20, treating us to his old tricks.
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The devil is in the details (not just your Halloween mask), and he could also be lurking in the shadows between now and November 20, so train your hawk-eye 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 your own 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 20, 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 (even if it IS Halloween) because that’ll 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 in Scorpio, your sixth house of health and wellness, until November 20, making you just a smidge more susceptible to the germs floating through the air. Make a point of washing your hands after touching gym equipment, railings and public doorknobs, especially in bathrooms. You’re not being overly cautious; you just can’t afford to get sick. And it’s way better to be safe than sorry! Staying organized can be a 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 in Scorpio and your fifth house of passion and creativity until November 20. Things 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 chance. If you’ve got serious doubts, it’s probably not worth risking 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 20, 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 >
Caught a case of foot-in-mouth disease, Virgo? Do your best to inoculate against it for the coming three weeks. Today, expressive Mercury turns retrograde in Scorpio AND your communication corner—a bit of a double whammy to contend with until November 20. For starters, choose your words carefully and reflect on what you’re going to say before you speak. Even then, there’s a good chance you’ll be misconstrued. Try to stall on important sales calls, social media activations or brainstorming sessions until the messenger planet straightens out. 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, Libra. Errors and glitches might crop up more frequently during Mercury’s retrograde through Scorpio and your second house of finances until November 20. Money could get a little funny, so pay attention and don’t just assume that everyone is as above-board as you are. Your cash flow could suddenly become a temporary trickle, possibly requiring you to tighten your belt or take on a seasonal side hustle. But if it’s profitable—and fun—it might be worth hanging onto. 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. Between now and November 20, think long and hard before making any inflammatory posts or saying anything that verges on mean. (Stinger in, 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 heavier 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 20. See the full week >
Ambition interrupted? Today, communicator Mercury kicks off a three-week retrograde 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 20. 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 20, 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 (or holiday season vacation!) 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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