MERCURY RETROGRADE: DO'S & DON'TS
Dear Friends, this is just a quick little note to update you on a recent “change in the cosmos”,
energetically speaking. As of about 4:48 pm Eastern daylight time yesterday (Wednesday, March 30th),
Mercury is retrograde.
This means that the standard “Mercury Retrograde Warning”
now applies, which basically says DON’T sign any contracts, don’t
start new projects, don’t make any major new commitments, and if at all possible, avoid traveling. Also,
don’t expect things to go smoothly in terms of communication, traveling, or technology. Furthermore,
don’t expect people to be “reasonable” or “rational” during this time, because when Mercury
goes retrograde, we are all anything but “reasonable”.
are all (or most) of the “don’ts” associated with Mercury retrograde. They basically
all boil down to not making any long-term commitments right now, or not starting any important projects. To
everything there is a season. Mercury retrograde is NOT the season for getting started on a new project,
making a long term commitment, relying on technology too much, or expecting easy travel.
Mercury Retrograde “Dos”
I like to keep things on the positive,
so here are some of the “DOs” I associated with Mercury Retrograde….
* Do repair, review, re-do, rehearse, and reconcile
Do slow down, breathe, meditate, give yourself extra time for relaxation
* Do complete long standing projects
Do get closure on emotional issues
* Do slow down and give yourself extra time
to get “there”…wherever there is
* Do research any major purchases,
and get as much information as you can. However, do NOT buy until after Mercury Retrograde is over.
Otherwise, you will be sorry. *
Do read the “fine print” on any important document, especially if there is a contract or commitment involved.
Do back-up any important data. Keep multiple copies of anything that is important to you.
Technology gets “funky” during Mercury retrograde. Data loss is common.
Do brainstorm, plan, visualize and harvest information in regards to future goals and dreams. However,
do NOT implement until after Mercury goes direct, for best results.
* Do be flexible, especially
when traveling. Leave yourself extra “lead time”, as it is likely to take more time to get
* Do rely more heavily on your intuition & “sixth sense”. Cold,
hard “facts” and the “intellect” are NOT so reliable during Mercury retrograde, since there is often
hidden information that will surface once Mercury goes direct.
* Do be careful in traffic.
Pay extra attention when driving, walking, or bicycling. This will help you stay safe.
* Do take your time in
making any major decisions. In fact, if you can, postpone any major decisions until after Mercury goes back
direct. (In fact, if you can wait for a week or so after that, it would be even better.)
Do get a psychic or astrology reading, go to a psychic fair, consult a medium, or delve into other “non-rational”
aspects of the world
* Do take a personal retreat…spend some time just “being”,
or getting back in contact with your inner self.
* Do paint, draw, dance, read poetry,
write stories, play music, and be in the “creative zone”.
* Do be as objective
and detached as possible about your relationships right now. Relationships strains and miscommunications
are common during Mercury Retrograde.
* Do go the “extra
mile” to ensure that other people clearly understand what you are trying to say. Ask clarifying questions
to make sure you have gotten your point across. Do NOT assume any understanding on another’s part
during this time.
* Do carry on as best as you can. Accept that there will be
delays, frustrations, re-dos, miscommunications, and melt-downs. Deal with it.
you find yourself in a situation where you absolutely must do one of the things on the “Don’t List”
for Mercury Retrograde, refer to the suggestion immediately preceding this one (smile).
Thanks for being a subscriber to this newsletter! I am sending you vibrations and waves of calm,
peace, and patience, to help you get through this current Mercury Retrograde period. Please feel to pass
this information on to any friends or family whom you think could benefit from it. Blessings,Cynthia Killion
P.S. In case you are wondering, Mercury goes back “direct”
on the early morning of April 23rd. (The next Mercury Retrograde period after that will not
be until August 2nd through August 26th.)