What Does Mercury In Retrograde Mean And How Does It Effect Me?

Anything and everything that can go wrong with any kind of communication or technology is blamed on Mercury being in retrograde.

A year on Mercury is only 88 days. Each time Mercury laps Earth, it appears to be going backward in the sky, from our perspective. It looks like it shifts from moving eastward to moving westward. 

The Science Behind Mercury Retrograde

Beware the Power of the Mind

When you know Mercury is entering retrograde, you prepare for bad things to happen, and, like magic, bad things happen.

“As above so below” speaks to the connection among all the planes of existence, spiritual, physical, ethereal, and so on.

As Above So Below

Nothing. The greatest thing about the law of attraction is you can choose not to buy into the hype. You can look in another direction. Pay no attention to the things you do not want to affect you and build your life and your daily experiences elsewhere.

What to Do During Mercury in Retrograde?

If you are determined that something is true, it is true. You can literally think something into existence. That is how powerful the mind is. Sadly, most people only experience that hard truth in the negative. They cannot help but focus on their fears and worries, and they forget to focus intently on their potential and opportunity.

Self Fulfilling Prophecy

Mercury is the fastest and smallest planet in our solar system. It is also the planet closest to the sun. Because of these realities, the planet was named for the Roman messenger god, Mercury, who was also known to be fleet-footed and ruled over communication and advancing technology.

How Did Mercury Get It's Name?


The reality is that Mercury in retrograde has no more effect on your life, your technology, or your communications with others than the Roman gods do.

Blame Mercury In Retrograde

Astrologists back in the 1800s began observing Mercury in retrograde as an ill-omen because they noted that the planet appeared to be moving backward.

How Does Mercury In Retrograde Work?

When technology fails, as it will, and communications break down, as they do, and life seems harder than usual, whether it is Mercury in retrograde or not, just stop struggling.

Technolgy Fails

Will You Get Through Mercury In Retrograde? Of course you will... just breathe.