Mercury retrograde is now occurring, which means that in relationship to the earth, it appears to be going backwards. It turns retrograde on August 28th (pre-shadow) and goes direct October 9th.
Below are the dates for Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 – September 17 – October 9, 2015 in air Libra
Mercury Enters It’s Shadow on August 28th 2015
The third Mercury Retrograde of 2015 occurs in Libra (15 deg 55″) on September 17th at 2:09 pm Eastern time
Mercury goes direct in Libra on October 9th at 10:57 am Eastern time
Mercury first enters the Pre-Shadow phase on October 10th and the final Post-Shadow phase on October 23rd
This is the last Mercury Retrograde for 2015. (Insert sound of hands clapping here.) And this go around, it will be spending its entire time in the sign of Libra, which is the sign of the scales, attempting to find a happy balance, a workable compromise. So as you go about your business during this cycle, you may find yourself rethinking your interactions with others. We’re all in this together and Libra recognizes that in order to succeed in life, we must find ways of accommodating the other guy. Compromise is key. Reconsider what is fair for both sides of the isle. It’s okay to change your mind. Look at this time as you would a well-performed debate. Once you’ve heard both sides, give yourself time to weigh all your options. A revised set might be beneficial for all concerned.
What can we expect?
Now, here’s a very generic look at how this cycle will impact people, based on sun sign or rising sign. As always, an in-depth look at your own personal chart will give you the greatest insight as to how this cycle may play out in your chart.
Best of luck during this cycle. Remember: Forewarned is Forearmed!
Read below how this Mercury Retrograde will effect your Zodiac Sign.
Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 for Aries
Put yourself squarely in the shoes of your partner or your counterpart. Find a happy compromise that takes into consideration their needs. What’s good for them will ultimately be good for you. This can be a tricky time if you’re entering into contracts. The other side may feel tempted to back out at the last minute, so expect some false starts before the real people are ready to play ball. Take that into consideration before making premature decisions.
Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 for Taurus
Pay close attention to the technological angle of things in the work place. Those pesky mechanical glitches could get to you and your co-workers. And speaking of them, they, too, could be feeling the implications of this retrograde, so expect last minute changes of plans that impact scheduling. If you are having any medical testing done, it may have to be re-done. Or, results from the past come back as inconclusive and need to be reworked. Former health issues can resurface.
Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 for Gemini
This is a great time to revisit old passions. Those could be hobbies that have captured your attention to people who seem to have a way of capturing your heart. Perhaps a new variation on these sentimental areas of your life can reignite something within. Rewrite the script and you might be surprised by a new sense of control that emerges. Remember that you’re the director here.
Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 for Cancer
There’s no place like home, especially for you folks who carry your home on your back. And it’s your home that is ripe for rethinking. Do you need to rework some logistics there? Perhaps there’s a different arrangement that can satisfy both the aesthetics as well as the technological needs. On another note, pay attention to your communication with family members..Some give and take is in order.
Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 for Leo
You’re in a great position to rewrite, edit and fine tune anything literary. Perhaps what is needed is a variation on a theme. Pay attention to the media and old news that becomes new again. This cycle can also be helpful when relearning your local surroundings. And if you’re getting out and about, be sure you have what you need so you don’t end up backtracking. Commuting could get tricky. And look at your siblings in their light, if appropriate.
Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 for Virgo
This cycle will be about reworking your finances. Agreements in the offing can place a whole different slant on how you go about working your budget. And when it comes to making purchases, take a second look and do your homework. Hang on to those receipts. This is also a good time for going back through old financial documents. How fun! If you’re in the process of promoting yourself, rethink your value.
Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 for Libra
We all have those times when we just can’t seem to spit out the right words. That’s perfectly okay. Perhaps you’re in a mode where you are rethinking your own personal direction. So your words may not match your true intention. Give yourself time to find another approach to expressing yourself. And if you find yourself doing a complete 180 turn, that’s very fitting. It means you’ve looked at things from all angles.
Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 for Scorpio
It’s time for the great retreat. Find a way to go into hiding and let those inner voices, those spirit guides, have their way with you. Yes, this means solitude, isolation and reflection. The less input from the outside world, the better. You don’t have to become a complete hermit, but a partial hermit will do just nicely. When you’re interacting with others, be aware that your mind may be out in another dimension. Forewarned is forearmed.
Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 for Sagittarius
Take a good look at your social circle. Is something off kilter that needs to be set straight? Is someone bending over backwards to please? It might be time to rethink your strategy and figure out if a better balance can be struck. You might be asked to play mediator or at the very least, put your two cents worth in. If you’ve been vacillating before and it’s coming back around again, that should tell you something.
Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 for Capricorn
It looks like roles are in the process of shifting in your career. Perhaps some shifts in titles are afoot. You could be rethinking your current direction. Anticipate some indecisiveness on the part of your superiors. They may be caught up in some uncertainty, themselves and ill prepared to provide a direct and firm answer. So don’t be surprised if there’s a deafening silence at times. This too shall pass.
Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 for Aquarius
Do you feel like heading back to college or taking a refresher course? If so, now’s the time to open up those books you read long ago and remind yourself of all you learned some time back. Or, you can use this cycle to return to familiar, yet distant, stomping grounds from quite some time back. At the very least, get in touch with folks from other regions with whom you have some history.
Mercury Retrograde September-October 2015 for Pisces
You can use this time to review insurance matters and revise coverage or to revisit loans for the purpose of restructuring them. Be aware that your subconscious mind will be in high gear, so don’t be surprised if you’re dreaming about conversations that took place some time ago. Perhaps there are some nuggets of wisdom there that will help you move forward.
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