Reflecting on the Mercury Retrograde This Spring

April has had its fair share of retrogrades (Venus and Mercury) and it is important that we take the time in May to reflect. While we have survived and learned a lot about our emotional well being during this time in April, we are not fully out of the woods yet.

As we approach this transitional phase or sometimes known as “shadow periods,” keeping an open mind about emotional health and personal growth is an essential way to come out of this. Taking the time to reflect and move forward can be quite painful for many.

Keep in mind that this shadow period is in fact a learning opportunity. Shedding light on problems that you have put on the back burner for awhile is key during this time. In other words, this is the time to rehash a problem or having a difficult conversation.

Taking everything slowly and not rushing into anything you are not 100% comfortable with is absolutely essential. Protect yourself from Mercury’s targets and stay the course until May 20th. Mercury will return mid-August for its quarterly retrograde.

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