MERCURY IN RETROGRADE SURVIVAL GUIDE
MIR = November 6th
Mercury rules communication and during MIR your computers will misbehave, travel plans will get delayed or cancelled, traffic will be ridiculous, or the email expressing how hungover you are from partying the previous night will accidentally be sent to your boss. Led Zeppelin sang it best, it’s a “Communication Breakdown”.
Write important things down because you WILL forget them!
Don’t partake in any important discussions during MIR as things will be misunderstood and arguments will be on high. What you really mean to say will get jumbled by the time it leaves your lips! With that said, it’s probably not the best time to say the two magic words “I do”!
Retrograde = Review - Redo - Revaluate - Research -Reread -Recheck -Rethink!
You might feel your mind is foggy and find yourself not being able to “think straight”. You could feel clumsy, off-balanced, or just “out of it”. If you find yourself dropping your keys 3x before getting them into the lock, you may be feeling the affects of MIR.
Do NOT make any important decisions or plans during MIR, such as planning to get married on a whim in Vegas. You may think you have all your rhinestone studded bathing suits in a row and found a deal on round-trip tickets for $99, only to find out your grandparents 50th wedding anniversary is the the same weekend!
Does Mercury really stop and move backwards?
No. However, from our view from Earth it kind of looks that way due to the speed difference between the two planets.
Should I just stay inside the house during Mercury Retrograde ?
No. As long as you are aware of the affects of MIR, you are fully armed to walk outside and have some fun. Just don’t sign anything, plan anything, commit to anything, or talk about anything important. :)
How do I know when Mercury is retrograde?
Normally MIR is 3x a year. I suggest purchasing a calendar that clearly indicates when MIR is occurring so you are always in-the-know!
How long does a retrograde of Mercury last?
MIR last for about three weeks. However, you may begin to feel the affects a few days before as Mercury appears to slow down (shadow period) and a few weeks after when Mercury appears to speed back up (release period). The feeling is similar to when you step off the Gravitron or a 7 day cruise!
What are the best crystals or stones to keep me balanced during MIR?
Keep these crystals close by during MIR and you’ll notice a difference: Lepidolite, Citrine, Hematite, Ametrine, Smoky Quartz, and Moss Agate
2012 MIR Schedule
Mer R Mar 11 2012 23:50 06°Ar48’ R
Mer D Apr 4 2012 02:12 23°Pi52’ D
Mer R Jul 14 2012 18:17 12°Le32’ R
Mer D Aug 7 2012 21:41 01°Le26’ D
Mer R Nov 6 2012 15:04 04°Sg18’ R
Mer D Nov 26 2012 14:48 18°Sc11’ D
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