When the Mercury transits your horoscope the likely effects that can be expected are numerous and depend on the type of relationship the Sun is having with other planets. There are the hard as well as soft aspects and also the conjunction which is sometimes considered a mixture of good and not so good. These aspects determine the effects that will be experienced in your life.
When looking at the Moon’s square aspect to other planets you can include to some extent, the opposition, semi-square, quincunx, sesquiquadrate and other lesser-known hard aspects to arrive at a similar conclusion.
Mercury Transits and Conjunction Aspects
As Mercury conjuncts Sun it enhances your creative thinking on this transit. Since your mind is very eager, you will learn things very quickly. On top of that your communication skills are sharp and on a more unexciting level, therefore, it is an excellent day to engage in a conversation over the phone.
When Mercury conjuncts Moon it will make you very subjective today thereby allowing you to express your feelings to others in a more positive way. Also, this transit is a good day to step back a little and reflect on what happened in the past and contemplate on what your next steps will be.
When Mercury conjuncts Mercury expect to be more fluent in communication and your intellect is sharper today. You will also be curious and talkative during this transit thereby more proficient at both problems solving and managing conversations.
As Mercury conjuncts Venus, you will be more inclined to be cosy, engaged in informative conversations with friends and especially your loved ones. You will have an increased appreciation of art, nature, and music. During this transit, it is also recommended that you manage your financial affairs.
When Mercury conjuncts Mars, expect great intellectual energy and increased the ability to concentrate. There’s also a higher chance to feel more intellectually competitive during this transit. It can be a very productive day as long as you have set forth your priorities during this transit.
When Mercury conjuncts Jupiter there is a sudden enthusiasm and tendency to think sharply. Expect to have a broader way of comprehending things while your inner peace makes you more tolerant of opposing views. You could also expect better judgment today that will definitely lead to success.
As Mercury conjuncts, Saturn hampers your objectivity, which could lead to you being excessively critical of others. You could also be less affectionate to a friend or loved one today. However, during this transit, you can focus and think clearly which makes it a good day for either study or work.
When Mercury conjuncts Uranus greatly invigorate your mind and make you wittier. During this transit, your skill and ability to solve complex problems and puzzles make you the centre of attention for most individuals. By channelling this mental energy productively, no doubt you will totally accomplish anything you put your mind into.
When Mercury conjuncts Neptune it will intensify your imagination and your ability to express yourself meaningfully and artistically. Beware though because this transit may push you to indulge in sensual daydreams and you end up experiencing hardship in identifying reality from illusion.
As Mercury conjunct, Pluto grants you to think faster and will prove to be beneficial in investigative work. This transit will allow you to sway others today, however, be mindful not to offend others on being insensitive.
Don’t bang your head against the wall…
Mercury Transits and Hard Aspects (square, opposition, semi-square, quincunx, sesquiquadrate etc)
When Mercury squares the Sun expect that today will be extremely busy. If you have to talk to friends and colleagues, just be straight to the point and focus on the things you know matters the most.
Mercury squaring Moon makes you more aware or sensitive towards the thoughts and emotions of others. During this transit, you’ll get the most out of participating in heartfelt conversations with those close to your heart.
When Mercury squares Mercury this could lead to situations where your beliefs or desires could be tested. If you have a strong conviction towards it be brave enough to stand your ground when you have exchange of opinions with friends.
When Mercury squares Venus you will have heightened level of happiness or belongingness for this transit. Take time to bond with your friends to experience favourable results.
Mercury squaring Mars could result to you putting your guard up or being on a defensive mode when dealing with your friends. It might be a bit of a challenge but try to remain objective whenever you are conversing with your loved ones.
When Mercury squares Jupiter will make you realize that sometimes compromise could come in handy. Chill and relax when out with your friends; you don’t always need to get your way when you are with them.
When Mercury squares Saturn will redirect your priorities to get more things done on this transit. Work-life balance is important but at this point focusing on work and career over leisure is the priority.
Mercury squaring Uranus will make you feel refreshed and confident to accomplish just about anything. This is the perfect time to engage in physical activities like sports with your friends.
When Mercury squares Neptune, if there’s something holding you back to express your heart’s content to your loved one, now is the time to let it go. Transparency is the key since it can be a disaster if you continue to keep secrets to those close to your hearts.
When Mercury squares Pluto you might feel intrigued on the real motives behind the actions of your loved ones. They might seem odd but be open-minded enough to accept the unusual way your friend does things.
Thinking is destiny
Mercury Transits and Soft Aspects (sextile, trine etc)
When Mercury sextiles Sun it will keep you preoccupied throughout the day. This could lead to very minimal time with friends or family. No matter how busy you are, it will help if you take some time out and give someone close to your heart a phone call.
When Mercury sextiles Moon it will make you interested in knowing the thoughts or what’s going thru a close friend’s mind. This could be a perfect opportunity to have meaningful conversations to those you care about. Stay tuned to the one who really needs your help during this transit.
As Mercury sextiles Mercury will grant you to have a critical mind that desires engaging conversations. Make use of this time to talk about business or join in discussions about philosophy, religion, or the arts.
When Mercury sextiles Venus this will improve your ability to communicate with a loved one or close family member. It is critical to express your true feelings with someone clearly to prevent confusion.
When Mercury sextiles Mars, it improves your ability to communicate your real feelings to friends and family. This transit is the perfect time to be with your loved ones either at work or play.
As Mercury sextiles Jupiter expect to have an improve judgment skills that will allow you to clearly express your desires and affections to friends and family. Being honest with others is a two-way street, you should expect the same in return now.
When Mercury sextiles Saturn is the perfect time for inner reflection. Make use of this day to think about past accomplishments and future plans. It will also greatly help if you confide or reach out to a close friend or relative.
When Mercury sextiles Uranus could result to sudden surprises for you. It includes discovering something about a long-term friend you don’t know previously. You might also make a new friend or meet someone new during this transit.
As Mercury sextiles Neptune it will encourage some mental activity that will give you insights into the thoughts and feelings of others. This is not the time though to judge your friend’s actions rather relate with them at an emotional level.
When Mercury sextiles Pluto allows you to stay in tune with both yourself and your friends. Having good conversations with your loved ones about intimate or personal matters will be of great help during this transit.
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