Retrograde quick FAQs

No. From our perspective here on Earth it appears as if Mercury is moving backwards. This is caused by the difference in speed of the Earth and Mercury

Don't sign contracts, make important decisions, or begin important projects during a retrograde if it can be practically avoided.

Yes. A good rule of thumb to remember is anything (well most things) beginning with re- are retrograde compatible. For example: review, revise, rethink, repair

Yes. Communication of any kind is effected, be it electronic, esoteric, inner or otherwise. The intent and message of spells can become scrambled just like any other communication.

Approximately every three months.

About three weeks.

The period before and after a Mercury retrograde when he is covering the same area of the Zodiac he has covered (or will cover) during the retrograde.

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