Do you frequently make the wrong statement at the worst possible time? The stars provide an explanation: Mercury retrograde is the name of the celestial occurrence that will affect us four (four!) times in 2022.
On Friday, January 14, the first Mercury retrograde of 2022 starts in Aquarius. Then, on January 25th, the planet enters Capricorn. We can anticipate frustrating miscommunications, technology failures, and travel accidents as Mercury quickly travels backward. Although the actual start of the first Mercury retrograde of the year isn’t until Friday, January 14, its shadow phase started on December 29, 2021. We started to experience the impacts of retrograde during this time, albeit they were not as strong as when things were in full swing.
What signs will the retrograde of 2021 affect?
In 2021, Mercury will be retrograde three times. All three, Aquarius, Gemini, and Libra, will fall under the air element.
- In Aquarius, the first retrograde of 2021 lasted from January 30 to February 20.
- Mercury appeared to sail backwards for the second time in 2021 from May 29 to June 22 in Gemini.
- The third and last retrograde of 2021 takes place in Libra from September 27 to October 18.
The three retrogrades of 2021 convey a story when combined. The planet Venus, which rules love and money, activated the retrogrades in January/February and May/June (meaning Venus was in the same degree as Mercury when the retrograde began). Venus rules the sign of Libra, which Venus retrogrades in September and October. Mars, another action planet in Libra, will energize the retrograde.
As a result, this most recent retrograde period could raise issues related to money and love. You might be questioning yourself: Do I want to rekindle old relationships or strengthen my bond with the person I’m with? Am I content with my job and earnings?
These choices could be tinged with concern because all three of the astrological signs for the year are air signs. Always keep in mind that unwinding will help you get through this period.
What days in 2021 fall on a retrograde?
Mercury will be completely retrograde in the following time frames in 2021:
- 30 January to 21 February.
- 29 May to 22 June.
- October 23 through September 27.
Which signs will be impacted by Venus going backwards in 2021?
These three zodiac signs will be most affected by Venus retrograde in 2021.
- Zodiac Cancer Signs (June 21 – July 22)
- Virgo (August 23September 22) Zodiac Signs
- Zodiac Signs for Capricorn (Dec. 22Jan.
What actions are prohibited in 2021 when Mercury is retrograde?
Ellen Bowles, an astrologer and co-author of Astrology SOS, claims that “we can have technical or mechanical troubles, and our wires can seem crossed in all our channels of communication.” “Planetary retrogrades are occasions for everyone to stop and think. We are being advised to slow down and double-check the details when Mercury is retrograde.” The urge to meticulously examine every last aspect extends beyond the three to four weeks of the retrograde period itself. The same guidelines for what not to do during Mercury retrograde also apply during this time, which lasts for a week or two before and after the actual retrograde. This period is known as Mercury’s shadow phase or “retroshade.”
How many planets are currently 2021 in retrograde?
If you’ve read anything about planetary retrogrades, you know that these are frequently times of uncertainty, delays, or unease.
What kind of retrograde are we currently in?
January 14February 3, 2022, is the first retrograde period. May 10June 3, 2022, is the second retrograde period. September 9October 2, 2022, is the third retrograde period. December 29 until January 18, 2023, is the fourth retrograde.
What zodiac signs are impacted by Mercury’s retrograde motion?
Nothing in astrology is more notorious than the dreadful Mercury retrograde. Because it rules both cognitive and communication processes, Mercury has a significant impact on how you live your daily life. This quick-moving, very intelligent inner planet tends to confuse people and lead to errors in judgment when it goes retrograde, which can derail all of your goals. Fortunately, you don’t have to prepare for total disaster if you belong to one of the zodiac signs that will be least affected by Mercury retrograde in spring 2022: Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn.
On May 10, as Mercury is transiting through Gemini at a 4 degree angle, the next Mercury retrograde will start. As a result of this mutable air sign’s propensity to think more quickly than it speaks, miscommunication is a major theme of this erratic and capricious retrograde. Mercury won’t stay in Gemini for very long, though, as on May 22 it will turn back into Taurus and travel through that sign’s obstinate and slow-moving zone once more. Mercury is returning to this fixed earth sign, so you may find yourself second-guessing every choice and finding it difficult to look past your attachments to particular beliefs and viewpoints. Be careful you know what you’re talking about and try to have an open mind.
Despite the fact that Mercury retrograde can throw your life for a loop, you must keep in mind that it only lasts for around three weeks. This retrograde, which will terminate on June 3 at 26 degrees Taurus, could transport you back in time and bring up unfinished business that has to be attended to. Let this retrograde give you another chance to attempt because there might still be things you need to say or decisions you need to make.
In either case, cardinal signs might not experience the full effects of this retrograde. This is why:
How do we get affected by retrograde?
What effect it’s having on your energy levels Expect to have either more or less energy than usual, especially worried energy. will either drain you of your typical vigor, leaving you feeling tired, or fill you with chaotic, scattered energy, possibly leaving you feeling restless, distracted, and agitated.