While the entire month of September has granted us plenty of fruitful and motivating transits that have carried us throughout the month, it has one major parting gift before it sees us off—Mercury in Retrograde begins today in the sign of Libra.
Don’t panic yet! Contrary to popular belief, Mercury in Retrograde doesn’t have to be a reason to panic. Instead, this is a time to reevaluate, rehearse, and remember. While this transit may be taking place over the next three weeks, today you will begin to feel that shift and off-balance while adjusting.
Additionally, the Moon is doing plenty of work today; notably, it’s squaring Neptune in Pisces, which can leave us feeling pretty exposed and vulnerable emotionally, as well as feeling pretty dreamy and lost in our own thoughts. The Moon is also trining both Jupiter (in Aquarius) and Mercury (in Libra), giving a bit of a boost to our social and love lives that may have felt heavy lately.
Check out what you should expect today, and don’t forget to also read for your Rising sign as well as your Sun sign!
Today you may start feeling a shift in your communication with some of your coworkers and colleagues—and that’s okay. While frustrating and confusing, this isn’t something to lose your mind over. Mercury stations retrograde in your 3rd house, potentially meaning things that felt very solid, clear, and concise can start to feel uncertain. Have some patience through this, things will clear up soon.
Your mental health may be feeling overwhelmed today with serious frustration and confusion on the rise. Your emotions may feel a bit more exposed, and you may feel a desperate need to express them, but keep in mind that communication will not come as easily right now. You may need to take today to write your thoughts and feelings down before you start saying things to anyone else.
Exposed raw emotions could lead to necessary discussions, just ensure you don’t let those feelings get the best of you. These feelings will likely also feel lighter and more optimistic in terms of your love life—this could be a great time to think about the future you’re seeing with the person you love (or if you’re single, the person you’ve had your eye on). You may have some profound insights that will unfold more in the coming weeks, but today may be the first eye-opening day, so pay attention.
You may be feeling a strong desire to connect emotionally with some friends today, and that’s not a bad idea. However, things may not necessarily flow the way you would like them to, making you feel disillusioned and even disappointed. If you want to reach out and talk about serious things, you might want to hold off for a day or two. However, if you just want to connect and talk about something a little less heavy, this could bring some lightness to your day.
There can be some misperceptions happening today if you’re not careful. Emotions are at a high for plenty of people, and not being able to properly communicate this can make things even more stressful. This can be an excellent day to spend quality time with your loved ones, but if you’re afraid a fight will emerge, try to keep your words from getting out of hand.