THE MERCURY IN THE ZODIAC SIGNS
The movements of the astrological planets are major influencers on the zodiac signs. These movements are ever changing and continually influence our current horoscope and future events. Each planet rules a specific zodiac sign. Below are the interpretations of the Mercury in the zodiac signs.
Mercury in Aries
- The message of Mercury in Aries – The power is in words and ideas.
- Mercury in Aries represents intellect yearning for new experiences. There is no past, yesterday or now for them, but will always ask what are we going to do tomorrow. If there is a possibility to move the world with their ideas and start a revolution, you have a true fighter for new ideas that could ignite changes. Wherever there is a competition in knowledge and public speaking you will find a Mercury in Aries passionately defending or contradicting points of view.
- What to expect during Aries season? This is a good season to keep a list of potential projects that you can return to when things calm down. Mercury in Aries is a season when tempers can flare. It is easy to jump to conclusions or speak out of turn. In other words, be careful not to say things you don’t mean, because you won’t be able to take them back. During this period, we can learn to be assertive and direct in our communications with others to get what we want.
- What to expect from Aries? Aries Mercury natives are direct and confident. You know what you want when you see it. The Aries energies are directed toward building a new individuality. Their communication style is courageous, pioneering, quick and forward-thinking. Aries people are inquisitive persons who like to ask questions and stay organized. They direct energy towards themselves and their wishes. They do not want a meek partner so they prefer to be with someone who can stand up for themself. Aries people can be pushy to get what they want. They don’t hold grudges. Aries can get quite angry, but they do not hold it in and stew about what bothers them. Aries are prone to headaches due to tension. They are usually aggressive in relationships and generally tend to take the lead. Ideas and creative projects flow from them. Cooperation with others can be very effective in getting things done to the end. They have a tendency to start a project, then to suddenly lose interest in it, if things have become too complicated or progress is too slow. Aries are very straight-forward and are not subtle. They say what’s on their mind.
- Advice (If you are Aries). It would be nice to remember that it is ok to let someone else take care of you, too.
Mercury in Taurus
- The message of Mercury in Taurus – I am the mind walking on the ground.
- Mercury in Taurus is a sentence, even a word, carefully measured before spoken since their intellect is very cautious. Do not hurry them, they always have to think twice or sleep on it until tomorrow. Mercury in Taurus tries to turn their ideas into reality, if they have a shelf missing, they will replace it soon enough. You have forgotten something? Cannot remember a date? Be free to ask them, their memory is longstanding and durable. They might need a moment to remember, they just don’t fire out answers, but they will remember. Once they receive a piece of information, they never forget it. Finally, being that security is very important for them, they will right something down. To get them interested in something, try to make it tangible and reasonable. Do not even try to retell a SF movie or tell a theory of cosmos origin. They will just wave off and find something better to do. Buy a comfortable chair for long contemplating and forging plans on essential and practical issues.
- What to expect during Taurus season? Taurus can be a methodical and slow so communication in this season is all about taking your time and getting it right. This sense of deliberation can come off as stubborn. Just remember that there is no reason to be afraid to stand your ground. Mercury in Taurus is geared toward concrete, down-to-earth thinking. This is a good period to make thoughtful and long-term decisions. In other words, laying the groundwork now for your future will pay dividends with this boost of analytical prowess.
- What to expect from Taurus? Mercury in Taurus people may be slow to make a decision. But once it’s made, they will not change their mind. Their communication style is thoughtful and deliberate. They appreciate discussions grounded in reality rather than hypotheticals. Taurus people are great at developing day-to-day skill sets that are useful. Taurus natives work at a slower pace than most, but they always finish projects they start. They are reliable, trustworthy and steadfast. They people can be lead, but never pushed. It takes a lot to make a Taurus mad, but do not try to push them over the edge. Don’t rush them or push them In times of crisis, they are collected and patient and have the ability to come up with practical solutions. Taurus natives can be extremely affectionate and romantic, but, they do have a fear of loss.
- Advice (If you are Taurus) Taurus needs to learn to relax. They can burn themselves out and find themselves on the verge of a breakdown. They must force themselves to take a break from time to time.
Mercury in Gemini
- The message of the Mercury in Gemini – You have one life, but there is a thousand more in it.
- Mercury in Gemini represents the curious mind, able to follow any kind of mental activity and state their impressions. Thoughts are simultaneously present on two or more places, while they talk to you, describing their day, one strain of thought hovers on person they met yesterday, a new idea has come to light once more. The mind is like a book with wings, it may fly away quite quickly so that a new page could be written. They talk and gently smile, they will feel that they had enough of the topic on hand and the space they are in, they will immediately find a new form of interest or fun. It will disappear with the same speed it occurred. They are always ready for exchanging opinions and for reading.
- What to expect during Gemini season? The Gemini people are natural communicators, so prepare for a nonstop gabfest. Clever wordplay and witty repartee will come naturally during this period. Gemini loves culture, so when you add Mercury to this, you’ll be learning as much new information as you can. This is a great time to gather ideas and power through any books you’ve been putting off. Geminis rulling planet is Mercury so, the planet is right at home in this region of the zodiac.
- What to expect from Gemini? They love to do several things all at the same time. Gemini natives tend to flit from one experience to another. Gemini use their minds rather than their hearts to find their way through things. Logic and reason are their guidelines. Some of the negative traits are lack of concentration and focus indecisiveness, superficiality, wishful thinking and dreaminess. Mercury in Gemini people are quick-witted and know a little bit about everything. They can be a bit of a trickster, with a wry sense of humor. Gemini are also a very curious people. They often take things very literally. They may often respond before thinking deeply about something end up putting themselves in problem. Gemini people are also a wonderful multitaskers who can easily y adjust to a changing situation.
- Advice (If you are Gemini). They need to learn to relax their mind. They are very intelligent but sometimes they can be a bit too cunning for their own good.
Mercury in Cancer
- The message of the Mercury in Cancer – Feelings and emotions always find a way.
- Mercury in Cancer is every word spoken for a gentle, sensitive and instinctive conversation. If feelings and caring are the connection that bides are together, than Mercury is that connection. They fly from a spot to spot, from person to person, relaying caring and sensitive messages. When the soul speaks, then Mercury in Cancer brings and thoughts words from the deepest end. You can often hear them say: It is the soul that speaks. They learn by soaking in, they need to soak some blue or brown eyes to get the answers they need. If you feel someones eyes on you, that is Mercury in Cancer gathering information. Your great grandfather could not depict his own adventures as well as mercury in Cancer could. They can read a fairy tale and really believe that they are in it. All the letters to mothers, wives and lovers come from the Mercury in Cancer, since that is the moment when the soul speaks.
- What to expect during Cancer season? During this season get ready for some real talk. If it’s not usually easy or natural for you to talk about your feelings, this is the period to open up. Cancer is a nurturing sign, so embracing intense emotional talks may feel natural at this time. Emotions can run high, so during this time, try not to take things personally.
- What to expect from Cancer? Mercury in Cancer people are gentle, intuitive and sentimental . They generally need time alone to think and recharge. Cancer people will do their best to avoid arguments. They are very organized. For those with Mercury in Cancer, relationships are centered on emotions and how they can be of service to make their partner feel safe. Cancer is known as a caring sign. Their ideal partner is someone who feels like family, who is good with children or takes care of others. They also need space and have a deep well of passion within them. Cancer very easily respond to the emotional environment in which they are placed.
- Advice (If you are Cancer) Cancer natives need to learn to control their moods. It may be very difficult for them. Their greatest need is to nurture someone. Their senses and emotions are quite strong and it would be wise for them to listen to their intuitive side.
Mercury in Leo
- The message of Mercury in Leo – Your decision to succeed is more important than any other you make.
- Mercury in Leo is words that mean pride and courage. You will often hear from them: My book is the best, or I am so proud of myself. Do not try to ignore them or use your phone while they talk. You should have already learned that you should admire them while they talk. They are born to be masters while they talk or give advice. They need tremendous inspiration in order to learn. Nothing can get them in a state of depression or sadness as much as working in terrible conditions. Beneath their moderate words there might be laying hunger for glory. They became famous for they written works, such as Hemingway had, or at least their paper won the school contest. Perhaps they became famous by interviewing an important person whom is hard to get, while some company made profit on their ideas.
- What to expect during Leo season? This transit isn’t just about what you say out loud. If you’ve been tempted to write a novel or story, now is the time to make it happen. Be sure you’re considering your self-expression by listening to the thoughts and opinions of others. Leos are power orators, so this is a great time to give a speech or deliver a monologue.
- What to expect from Leo? Mercury in Leo people are the boisterous performers of the zodiac who love to inspire and entertain people with their words. They are bright, funny, charming, and can easily capture the gaze of those around them. Leo is known as the superstar of the zodiac, so they love showing off. They are loyal and love the chase and their ideal partner is someone who challenges them in life. They can be quite demanding, intolerant and self-centered. Although appearing strong on the outside, most Leos are inwardly sensitive. When this occurs, they can turn on the object of their affection, when their pride is hurt. Their feelings get hurt when they feel ignored. They dislike emotional games and dishonesty.
- Advice (If you are Leo) Try not to be vain, bossy and overly sensitive to criticism. This is bad for your health.
Mercury in Virgo
- The message of the Mercury in Virgo – Work is the joy of intellect.
- Mercury in Virgo always has small change prepared while they wait in queue. It is not easy for them to relax in company. They constantly analyze the way they are seatting or holding hands, and then analyze the man in the dark suit across, or the faces coming in or out. It is more likely to find them in an office or at home, reading a book, making plans for tomorrow, rather than attending a cocktail. Worrying is natural for their minds, their thoughts are very able to hide a problem. They accept more work than they can handle. That increases chances for nervous breakdowns. They often criticize your statements or are being to nit picky. But, if you have a problem, or cannot get something into order, they will be glad to help. Their organized mind simply does not stand chaos, disorganization, being late and stalling, they use their mind to bring order into chaos. Their perception is accurate and detailed. They notice even the smallest details, even the smallest thread hanging on your shirt, bringing disorder.
- What to expect during Virgo season? Mercury in Virgo means things are getting done and getting done right. Virgos rulling planet is Mercury. Virgo’s sense of expression is more about clarity and organization. This is a great season to plan for short-term and long-term goals. If you’ve been putting off completing any paperwork, tie up those loose ends during this time.
- What to expect from Virgo? Mercury in Virgo people are down-to-earth and practical communicators, methodical, detail-oriented and analytical thinkers. People with this in their chart may be hard on others because they are also hard on and critical of themselves. They tend to over-analyze everything! Virgo often have trouble receiving favors or gifts. Virgos have a tendency to worry because they desire perfection. This tension can affect their health, causing intestinal disorders. They are also very attuned to cleanliness and unlikely to be interested in someone who is messy.
- Advice (If you are Virgo) They need to learn how to forgive themselves and others. Nobody is perfect. Virgos need to develop a positive outlook on life. Try not to worry over everything.
Mercury in Libra
- The message of Mercury in Libra – One should be practical i establishing connections.
- Mercury in Libra communicates elegantly, sophisticated and diplomatic. One can rarely hear a bad word from them, or a curse. They will try to better an ugly situation, to describe it nicer, such as, they fought and argued, but love was in their eyes, or bombs were falling, but the stars were in the sky. There is an idea to state observations impartially, so if they stand between two warring parties they would state that they cannot pick sides, so let us all sit down and find a solution. The awareness of having all points of view is disabling the ability to reach decisions or conclusions. They always offer a piece of advice through suggestions and sweet talk, that is an attempt to hide their sophisticated mind behind pleasantries. They have an interest and understanding for art, aesthetics, and beauty.
- What to expect during Libra season? Expect to find common ground among people you might usually find ourselves in conflict with. This is a great season to have open and honest discussions. During this period, expect a general sense of compromise and harmony. You may want to play the diplomat but remember that you’re allowed to have deep feelings as well.
- What to expect from Libras? Libra in Mercury people are charming, charismatic and quite popular. They know how to appeal to anyone. They are polite communicators who always asks how others are doing They have a hard time making up their mind, often waiting to commit until the very last moment. In other words they are afraid of making the wrong choice, especially when it comes to love. Pleasant surroundings are important to them. Libra natives enjoy people and human interaction; they have a difficult time being alone. they need to share their life with someone. A stronger personality can easily dominate a gentler Libra, until the Libra becomes incapable of making a move without consulting the “expert”.
- Advice (If you are Libra) Libra people need to learn to make up their mind. They see all sides of any issue and they always want to be fair. They just must learn to stand up for their principles.
Mercury in Scorpio
- The message of Mercury in Scorpio – A secret often remains locked not for being untold, but for not being understood.
- Mercury in Scorpio communicates passionately, deep and strong. They can establish expressive emotional and intimate connections through words. When desired to express something, every word comes from the deep of the soul. They are Intelligent and have the strong desire and the need to find hidden motives in others. The obstacles for establishing contacts and relationships with people are consequences of the need for being secretive and silent. Their communication is sarcastic, they have secrets one should even not try to discover. Give them a drawer key to keep their secrets in, but remember, they have a detective mind that solves any enigma or a secret on the way. They know exactly what they want, do not try to give them advice on what is best for them, they more than determined in that way. If you hurt them, or let them down, try to run immediately from their verbal black magic. Only one enchanting word from them is enough to extract any confession out of you. Their strongest weapons are secrecy and mystique of their intentions.
- What to expect during Scorpio season? If you’re interested in subtlety, this period might not be your favorite season. This placement holds nothing back in order to get to the cold truth. Scorpio is associated with a sense of mystery, but under the influence of Mercury, everything in the dark begins to come to light. Expect some deep discussions and uncomfortable truths. This can be a powerful time to hear them talk about what’s going on within their most intense self.
- What to expect from Scorpio? Those with Mercury in Scorpio are probing, skeptical, intuitive, and perceptive and may come across as secretive and mysterious. They exude a hypnotic and charismatic quality. But they can be unsure of themself, which they hide with an austere or guarded way of dealing with people they have feelings for. They are unlikely to be the first to admit they have feelings for someone. When they are into someone, they dig deep to find out everything they can about a lover. They do not trust a partner until it has been proven to them that they can.
- Advice (If you are Scorpio) Scorpios must learn to overthink things that are not important and let go, or their health will suffer. Learn to express your feelings outwardly. Self-control of the passions is mandatory.
Mercury in Sagittarius
- The message of Mercury in Sagittarius – First fly, think later.
- Mercury in Sagittarius communicates openly, directly and honestly. Thinking is lead by higher and grand goals and not by mundane details for which they could care less. If you had a chance to notice a person at a table that is the only one talking, not closing their mouth while waving their hands, you have seen a Mercury in Sagittarius. That is why they are often named babbler. Situations that require reaching logical and reasonable decisions are hard for them. They are blinded by idealistic views and way of thinking as well as with being over optimistic. If you hear someone start a story about themselves, by starting from his great great grandfather, you are listening to a Mercury in Sagittarius. Their stories and descriptions are too long so they often forget what were they talking about at the first place. However, positive word is always present, and they will stay like that even in the old age. On the other hand, do not count on them being humble in communication and knowledge, or being obedient.
- What to expect during Sagittarius season? Sagittarius is a freewheeling, freethinking horoscope sign. In other words, expect some big and bold ideas during this season. This is a great season for brainstorming. Sagittarians are natural philosophers. That is why they may feel the urge to engage in global issues in order to help. They are naturally curious. This can also inspire overflowing ideas especially those of the wild, whimsical variety.
- What to expect from Sagittarius? People with Mercury in Sagittarius love to inspire others with their speeches and organize to bring people together. They pursue love without reservation and may have unconventional love interests. Sagittarius people are open to dating someone very unlike them. They are impressed when someone takes a strong stance and stands up for their beliefs. They want a partnership where they encourage each other’s freedom. Sagittarius natives are extremely independent and restless. This is why they are reluctant to get into total commitment situations and often shy away from marriage. In love, Sagittarius natives are romantic. They hate possessiveness. They enjoy the chase more than the capture.
- Advice (if you are Sagittarius) Sagittarius can run into trouble due to overindulgence in food and drink. They also need to learn to slow down.
Mercury in Capricorn
- The message of Mercury in Capricorn – Searching for truth is not just the testimony of time, but a mission of the one brave enough to remove himself and speak from his intellectual loneliness.
- Mercury in Capricorn communicates moderately while expressing their observations. The issues that can make communication with them harder are being reclusive, traditional and self-sufficient. There is a strong awareness on practical reality, while they base realization on their own ideas and theories. They are often filled with doubt, their thoughts are deep in worries and melancholy, but doubt is a way to knowledge and truth. Capricorn arrive at work a couple of minutes late. They might, which is a rare occasion, tell a joke, but always in a way that is too serious. Capricorn people also might glance at a hot women passing them by, still holding to a look of indifference, reservation and control. They rarely leave change at the counter, since money makes money. Anthony Hopkins is a Mercury in Capricorn. He only began to be more open and hospitable in the latter years, which is a great challenge for them. Once he said that he loves people, but solitude is still dearer to him.
- What to expect during Capricorn season? Time to take their exciting ideas and turn them into a concrete plan. This placement is slow, methodical and brings focus on small steps that will have long-term success. Communicating can feel dry and work-obsessed but you’re sowing seeds to reap benefits later. It is easy to suffer from a sense of tunnel vision. Remember to pick your head up and take a deep breath every now and then during this time.
- What to expect from Capricorn? Mercury in Capricorn people has a dry and sarcastic sense of humor and a goal-oriented approach to life. Capricorn takes love seriously. They love a partner who seems stable and reliable. But they may also be attracted to someone who seems walled off or unapproachable.. They are reserved in expressing affection and often choose to do so by purchasing high ticket gifts for a partner. Sensuality and touch are very important to them. Capricorn people can be very sensitive to hurts and feel alone as if no one understands them. A negative Capricorn will seek retribution. Capricorn people need people, but they have a tendency to isolate due to their fear of being hurt. They are romantic, but usually they feel inhibited in expressing their emotions. To others, they may appear to be rather hard-nosed and tough.
- Advice (If you are Capricorn) Capricorn people need to learn to try new things and be more spontanious. They like to plan their every move. They must learn to believe in themselves and become optimistic. You also need to learn to relax.
Mercury in Aquarius
- The message of Mercury in Aquarius – My thoughts walk the land where miracles happen.
- Mercury in Aquarius has a need for awkward conversations. They might be shy and reclusive at first, and then start talking about something that is not even on topic. You will talk about a movie you’ve seen, and they will suddenly interrupt you with: Do you know that number 9 symbolizes wholeness? Their ideas have a role to fulfill the promises of tomorrow and you can call them the miracles of the future. They do not think about going to the beach warm sunny days, nor to stay at home when it’s raining, as well as going to bed when everyone else does. Their train of thought is happening a hundred years ahead and when they occasionally return to the present they will bring ideas from the future, which will leave you thinking whether you have business with a madman. Their ideas look impractical to many since they will be only understood in the years to come.
- What to expect during Aquarius season? Expect some lively debates. There will be all kinds of progressive or challenging ideas around. This time also tend to activate your intellectual side. So you’ll be ready to investigate the far regions of your mind. Technological communications flourish during this time, also. Some discussions may feel cold or emotionally removed. But consider this a workout for the open-minded, innovative side of your brain.
- What to expect from Aquarius? People with Mercury in Aquarius are detached, objective, aloof, intellectual and logical. Aquarius natives believe that being in love means being best friends. They take a humanitarian approach to relationships and believe in decency above all else. They are very loyal, even when they seem aloof. Aquarians are most attracted to people who have developed character and a vivid sense of self. They are progressive people who love to experiment and spend time with rebels and eccentrics. Aquarius natives dislike people who are possessive. They give others a lot of personal freedom. Since they are not concerned as to what other people think of them, they often do not bother forming opinions about other people’s behavior.
- Advice (If you are Aquarius). They do not like arguments.They may have difficulty in understanding the emotional needs of others.
Mercury in Pisces
- The message of Mercury in Pisces – Dreams can run upstream and downstream, depending whether you are in a mental high or low tide.
- Mercury in Pisces have a need to express themselves gently and imaginatively. They perfectly understand morals of fairy tales, they are a source of information for them. Pisces are great listeners and soak in every word as long they are interested in the topic. If that is gone, they will pretend to be listening but his thoughts will wander off. They are very skilled in uncertain or mystical situations. They relax easily by listening to slow or romantic music. If they were more open about what they think, maybe they would have been understood more, this way they leave us wandering about the things they think whole day long. If they are hurt, you need to tell them something nice, gentle and compassionate, which will cheer them up. They hide their thoughts because of internal confusion and mental chaos, their thoughts do not know where to turn, as two fish turned in opposite directions.
- What to expect during Pisces season? During this period, you may find yourself having difficulty concentrating. This tends to be a time more suited for quiet contemplation. In other words, embrace the opportunity to brush up on your listening skills. If you’re having trouble expressing yourself, you could experiment with poetry, painting or photography. It’s also a good idea to pay attention to what your dreams are trying to tell you.
- What to expect from Pisces? People with Mercury in Pisces are the poets of the zodiac, dreamy, intuitive and abstract thinkers They are sentimental and romantic. They are adept at subtlety and nuance and know how to weave together a magical moment. They are most interested in being with people who validate their emotional and spiritual experiences. Pisces can enjoy feeling vulnerable. In other words, they also know to project feelings and fantasies onto crushes and partners, which eventually leads to major disappointment. They love to get lost in the idea of romance so they often ends up with artists. Although they can appear to be very determined on the outside, underneath, inner doubts are brewing. This insecurity causes them to need reassurance from others. One of their greatest needs is to learn to understand their emotional ups and downs. Since they have a tendency to doubt their own conclusions, they need to learn to believe in themselves.
- Advice (If you are Pisces) Pisces are less concerned with the details and more interested in abstract thought. This can be groundbreaking, but it can sometimes veer into being in total denial about facts if they decide you do not want to be bothered with them.
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