Expert opinion: Astrologer Patrice Kamins has shared her advice for how to turn the current Mercury retrograde into a positive experience instead of a dramatic nightmare
An astrologer has revealed why Mercury retrograde could actually work wonders for your self-confidence and your love life – and how you can ensure it serves as a positive force in your life, not the negative nightmare many perceive it to be.
New York-based Patrice Kamins spoke to DailyMail.com about the astrological phenomenon, which began on Halloween, and ends on November 20, revealing: ‘Mercury Retrograde has a bad reputation, but I see it as an opportunity to grow and expand in consciousness.’
‘The best way to deal with Mercury retrograde is to observe and be open to new information or a new perspective on an old situation. Enjoy the surprises, reveals and unexpected inspirations that come your way. Secrets are always revealed whether you are the communicator or the receiver.’
When it comes to love and romance, Patrice said that this Mercury retrograde is the perfect time to experiment with a new look in an attempt to ‘amplify the law of attraction’.
Here, Patrice shares her expert insights into the October 31 retrograde, and how you can use it as a force for good across different areas of your life no matter what your star sign…
Something different: Mercury retrograde is often blamed for all manner of negative issues, be it bad luck, plane crashes or computers breaking
Does Mercury retrograde affect everyone in the same way?
‘This particular Mercury retro is happening in Scorpio, sign of the mystery goddess,’ Patrice explained.
‘We all have Scorpio somewhere in our charts (this is determined by our time of birth) and this is where the main action will happen.’
But not everyone will be affected by Mercury retrograde in the same way; according to Patrice, Geminis and Virgos are likely to feel its effects most strongly.
‘In general, Mercury retrograde will affect those with a strong Gemini or Virgo signature,’ she said.
‘Yet, as these signs are mutable, they are extremely flexible, adaptable, and highly skilled, and this might be the moment to learn to go with the flow.’
What does this Mercury retrograde mean for my life?
This Mercury retrograde, deep dive into your personal transformation! The reemergence or reconnection to the divine feminine allows you to express the most magnetic, healing and sexually powerful aspects of your nature. This is the beauty of your inner star.
During Mercury retrograde periods, we may re-encounter people, relationships and situations from our past that are back for review. Mercury retrograde is an opportunity to reflect on the past but also to deep dive into personal transformation.
Embrace your inner Femme Fatale
Should you chose to, this Mercury retrograde season totally encourages the expression of your inner diva; the ability to experiment with your image can be empowering and allow the emergence of their authentic feminine power.
Because this particular Mercury retrograde is in Scorpio, we are dealing with the powerful goddess energy of the deep feminine, our sexual identity, our passions and desires. Scorpio is the siren, the seductress, the femme fatale who is in touch with their innate creative abilities (sexual energy is creative energy) and strong regenerative abilities.
And because the transit is temporary, if you find your walk on the wild side was just a fling, you can always return to your comfort zone.
Access a hidden part of your personality
Following your instincts or accessing a hidden part of your personality might open you up to attracting a soulmate or discovering the lover and soulmate within.
It’s a perfect time to experiment with a new look, new color palette or explore esoteric interests such as astrology and tarot.
You may ask yourself what color or shade is your Venus (love and style planet)? It’s a pain free way to acknowledge or play with different aspects of yourself.
Time for a psychological deep dive
Additionally it is an opportunity to meet our shadow, which rather than something to be afraid of, is potentially an area of great strength.
We oftentimes suppress our individuality, genius, entrepreneurship, emotional and sexual powers because they do not comport with what we believe others value and this is a time to unleash those restrictions.
Do the psychological deep dive – it’s worth it and brings a greater sense of self love and personal empowerment!
What is Mercury Retrograde?
Mercury Retrograde is a common planetary phenomenon which occurs when Mercury, the planet closest to the sun, appears to move ‘backwards’ – east to west rather than west to east – across the sky.
This apparent reversal in Mercury’s orbit is actually just an illusion to people viewing it from Earth.
The event was first written about in British astrology circles as far back as the mid-18th century, during a time when spiritualism and the stars were a huge craze.
Because the Roman god Mercury was said to govern travel, business, personal wealth and communication, astrologers linked the planet Mercury to those areas as well.
The significance of the event has become so exaggerated today that it’s blamed for everything from missed flights and crashed computers to workplace tensions and broken household appliances.
Mercury becomes Retrograde three or four times a year, for about three weeks at a time.
Source: Mental Floss
- America's Greatest Insufferable Pastimes Are Astrology and Fantasy Football
- How to Make Your Everyday Life Feel More Like Vacation
- In Literature and In Life, Men and Women Still Want Different Things in a Mate
- Noise Innovator and Former Porn Performer Cosey Fanni Tutti on Her New Memoir,
- Microsoft Windows Phone 8 guide: Are these improvements to a great OS enough?
- Voyage to the New Economy
- The rise of alternative learning in laneways, pubs and new 'schools'
- What is your New Year’s gaming resolution?
- How I learned to stop worrying and love high-tech meditation
- How Positive Thoughts Build Skills, Boost Health, and Improve Work
- 'We Are All Scared For Our Jobs': GameStop Employees Share Their Circle Of Life Stories
- Most People Love Ramona Quimby, But I Remember Beverly Cleary
- celebrated the best of human life—and of New Orleans
- Why People Pirate Video Games
- HP Inc's UK boss on life after the split
- Why Millions Of People Play An MMO About Tanks
- Sail (Far) Away: At Sea with America's Largest Floating Gathering of Conspiracy Theorists
- Persona 5: The Kotaku Review
- Here Is Hillary Clinton's Full Speech Accepting the Democratic Nomination
- Google I/O: Day 1 (live blog)
|Callaway Golf uPro 31000-01 2.2" Portable Golf Course GPS Navigation System - Improve Your Golf Game! (check at Amazon)||2.7|
|How To Train Your Dragon Toothless Hard Plastic Snap-On Case Cover For iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s (check at Amazon)||1.0|
|AAA-Shocks: FPS Controller Mod Analogstick Aim Assistance Shock Absorbers - Improve Your Aiming! (check at Amazon)||3.5|
|Rhythm 'n Notes: Improve Your Music Skills $29.99 (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|The Inevitable Hospital Stay - How to Advocate for Your Loved One with Dementia with Teepa Snow $39.9 (check at Amazon)||5.0|
|Billiards: Improve Your Game Volume 3 Application & Practice Drills $11.27 (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Improve Your Yoga Practice From Basics to Expansion with Kanta Barrios $11.49 (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Psalm 83 - The Missing Prophecy Revealed, How Israel Becomes the Next Mideast Superpower $24.99 (check at Amazon)||4.3|
|How to Improve Your Golf Swing Indoors $19.95 (check at Amazon)||4.5|
|Improve Your Eyesight Now! (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Crochet From Start to Finishing: Everything You Need For Learning and Improving Your Skills $24.95 (check at Amazon)||4.3|
|Knitting From Start to Finishing: Everything You Need For Learning and Improving Your Skills $24.95 (check at Amazon)||4.2|
|Improve Your Sea and Sky in Watercolour DVD with Arnold Lowrey (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Improve Your Move - Lower Body Training (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Dead Wrong: How Psychiatric Drugs Can Kill Your Child (DVD & Booklet) $3.01 (check at Amazon)||3.6|
|Dr. Berman: Intimacy Rx: Improving Your Sex Life $6.49 (check at Amazon)||2.5|
|Improve Your Acrylic Painting (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|25 Things That Will Improve Your Life! $40.08 (check at Amazon)||5.0|
|Improving Your Ear for The Country Blues Guitarist $37.98 (check at Amazon)||5.0|
|Improve Your Sailing Skills - DVD (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Becoming a Better Artist By Improving Your Creative Abilities DVD -Srq Glass Art (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Improve Your Water Painting Techniques in Watercolor (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|ADD / ADHD Smart Solutions: Ways to Improve Your Child's Behavior $15.99 (check at Amazon)||2.5|
|Pilates on the Go - Strengthen Your ABS & Back, Improve your Posture $20.65 (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Tatted Lace From Start to Finishing: Everything You Need For Learning and Improving Your Skills $21.99 (check at Amazon)||4.8|
|Tune Up Your Memory - Improve Your Memory Today (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Dr. Wayne Dyer - How to Get What You Really Really Want / Improve Your Life Using the Wisdom of the Ages $4.86 (check at Amazon)||4.2|
|Pro Tennis Lessons "Ultimate Faults & Fixes", Over 100 Tips designed to Instantly improve your all court game! $19.95 (check at Amazon)||4.5|
|Dr. Laura Berman Can Help! - Intimacy Rx: Improving your Sex Life $8.98 (check at Amazon)||3.0|
|The Joy of Telemark Skiing: A Soup to Nuts Guide to Improve Your Telemark Skiing (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Lower Back Focus Training - Improving your lower back health. At Home with Paul Zaichik. $48.99 (check at Amazon)||2.8|
|Fix Your Credit DVD - How to Fix Mistakes on Your Credit Report and How to Improve Your Credit Score (Credit Repair) (check at Amazon)||4.8|
|Improve Your Tennis In 38 Minutes (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Reduce Your Stress Improve Your Health, Daoist Healing Qigong (check at Amazon)||4.6|
|Improve Your Memory; Improve Your Grades DVD (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Blue Kendama by Krazy Kendamas | Made of Solid Beech Wood | Improve Your Agility & Hand-Eye Coordination | No More Pink Slips (check at Amazon)||5.0|
|Improve Your Chess Game Subliminal CD (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Improve Your Chess DVD Series - Tactics: The Opening, Middlegame & Endgame Instructional Chess DVD (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|TRX Training - Flexibility Training DVD, Improve your Posture, Increase Range of Motion and Build Greater Stability (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Alignment Made Easy Club Face Alignment Training Aid. One Golf Training Aid to Improve Your Full Swing, Putting, and Short Game. (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Improve Your Golf Game! Subliminal CD - Improve Your Golf Skills - Naturally!! (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Ultimate Glider - Improves Your Cardiovascular System. (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE TO IMPROVING YOUR SHORT GAME - Book (check at Amazon)||1.0|
|Improve Your Eyesight: Updates Bates Method--Vision Therapy Eye Exercises ( 107 Page Book and Eye Chart Included) [VHS] (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Ease away pain and stiffness in your neck and shoulders with a Large NeckEase aromatherapy hot and cold pillow by BodySense (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|How To Read Body Language Tips PRO - Improve your communication by understand body language! (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|How To Read Body Language Tips - Improve your communication by understand body language! (check at Amazon)||3.4|
|How to Play Golf: Play Golf & Improve Your Golf Swing! (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Playing Golf - How to Improve Your Golf Game (check at Amazon)||0.0|
|Keep Your Favorite Dishes Ready To Serve At Events And Picnics With A Stylish Expandable Hot/Cold Food Carrier - Damask (check at Amazon)||0.0|
Astrologer reveals how Mercury retrograde could improve your LOVE LIFE, as she urges people to embrace their 'inner diva' and experiment with a bold new look to find a soulmate have 1823 words, post on www.dailymail.co.uk at November 1, 2019. This is cached page on USA Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.