The Venus Retrograde Rag: How to Love and Let Live
Venus is the goddess of love-rosy, soft, beckoning-right?
Relationships: They’re all about the birds, bees and perfumed flowers-in Disney flicks.
When Venus is direct, she’s the Cosmic Prom Queen at her best. However, she’s been retracing hasty steps back through impulsive Aries since 3/4.
People (yes, you and me included) seem overly sensitive or just plain cranky. Irritation is as thick as spring pollen. Venus is naturally polite, but without her glow n she can tend towards laziness or indecision.
(Hint: give that friend who hasn’t firmed up plans yet a break-or go without him.)
Here’s your Venus retro mantra: Reengage. Reflect. Renegotiate.
Slow down. Prevent heart-to-heart combat with the balm of patience. Breathe.
The Relationship Road straightens out on 4/15, when Venus goes direct…and there are fewer emotional speedbumps.
Mercury Retrograde Can Be a Step Backwards-in the Right Direction
During Mercury retrograde, rethink, realign, revise and revitalize. Check everything twice. You’ll catch mistakes that you might have otherwise overlooked.
Resist the desire to buy that new home audio system during Mercury retro-it’s likely to give you subsequent problems if you do. Postpone signing contracts. Wait to launch your new website until it goes direct on 5/3 at 9:33 AM PDT. You’ll sidestep potential nasty glitches or delays.
The next Mercury retro is scheduled for 4/9-5/3 in two different signs.
From 4/9-4/21, Mercury saunters backwards through Taurus. Simplify, relax and review.
From 4/21-5/3, it bolts back into Aries. Sharp words or fast moves can blow a misunderstanding into grandstanding. Hang loose, think twice, reconsider what you’re going to do or say.
Mercury retrograde teaches the value of reassessing and revamping.