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Tarot Reading for the Signs Post-Mercury Retrograde

What do you need to know about this post-Mercury retrograde? Find out below! ✨

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

Your Cards: Strength, Five of Swords, Queen of Cups

Meaning: This Mercury retrograde may have tested you big time, so now is a time to reflect and get back to your inner queen (or king!). There’s something you want to say or do right now, and you know you’re brave and ready to tackle this thing you want to do. Maybe the thing you wanted to tackle was the Mercury retrograde, or maybe it’s more of a personal goal or inner struggle. Once you tackle said thing, you’ll be awarded for it. I’m sensing that you’ll have more peace with yourself within the month. Keep the strength and ambition going strong and you’ll be okay!

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

Your Cards: Queen of Wands, Five of Wands, King of Cups

Meaning: This may have been a rough Mercury retrograde for you. Did it feel out of control? It seems like this was extra hard on you, Taurus, if that was the case. One of the best things you can do is to self-reflect on the things you can and cannot control, and finding more balance in your life. I’m feeling like you’ll feel some sort of peace and joy from doing this, maybe in the long-term. I’m sensing some sort of competition or rivalry you’re facing right now, even if its with yourself. This is another key thing you can do to feel more joy post-Mercury retrograde: let go of the competition.

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

Your Cards: The Moon, The Chariot, Five of Swords

Meaning: My cards gave me a fast reading for these cards, and with the cards my deck showed me, I feel like this makes sense. Your intuition is telling you something right now, and you should follow it, especially if it’s urgent. Are you seeking a direction or trying to make a choice? Your intuition is your best friend, Gemini. Take the leap and follow what it’s telling you. There may be some sort of reward coming your way, or you might be feeling a bit ambitious about something right now. Either way, go for it!

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

Your Cards: Three of Swords, Two of Cups, Judgement

Meaning: You might have dealt with some heartbreak and grief during this retrograde. You had to let go of someone or something, but whatever it was, it has left you feeling heartbroken and probably mentally exhausted. But now that the retrograde is over, I see a partnership and some sort of unity coming your way. This partnership could come at anytime, in the workplace, in your love life, or in your social life. The best thing you can do now is reflect on your emotions and everything that has happened.

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

Your Cards: Seven of Wands, Two of Swords, Two of Pentacles (choices)

Meaning: I’m getting nothing but choices from your reading, Leo. You had some struggles during the retrograde, causing you to adapt to change. It’s hard, but you persevered and kept pushing through. Now, you have choices to make. Maybe you didn’t take care of your mental health during the retrograde and now you’re deciding to do so. Maybe you were thinking of texting your ex (don’t) and you’re deciding whether or not you should. Following your intuition will help you make these choices.

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

Your Cards: Ten of Wands, Nine of Cups, Nine of Wands

Meaning: From this reading, I feel like your retrograde was more of a time to reflect on your life and less about difficult struggles. You were less focused on yourself, and might feel accomplished or that that was a responsible choice. That’s great! You were probably feeling resilient during this time and as a result, took a lot of time for self-reflection. Continue to reflect on not just yourself, but your relationships and the world around you. Be satisfied with how you’ve handled this retrograde!

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

Your Cards: Temperance, Knight of Wands, Five of Wands

Meaning: Libra, are you okay? You might have dealt with some huge issues during this retrograde, and it really took a toll on your mental or physical health. You know the saying “Everything happens for a reason?” This saying definitely applies to you, but it may take time to see that reason. Don’t stress too hard right now. You’ve been through enough the past few weeks. I’m also seeing some action and adventure coming your way soon. Is there something fun you’re going to be doing soon? Focus your energy on that, and less on the stressful situations!

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

Your Cards: Eight of Cups, Nine of Wands, Three of Wands

Meaning: It’s officially Scorpio season AND the end to the Mercury retrograde! You were resilient during this time, and I commend you for it. You’re leaving behind these intense past three weeks and heading into a season of rapid growth and love. You’re looking forward to the future, and are ready to tackle anything coming your way! Though you’re looking to the future and are focused on that, don’t forget to take time to reflect on the past. This is a period of self-reflection, even if it’s just for a short amount of time.

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

Your Cards: The Hierophant, Page of Pentacles, Ace of Cups

Meaning: Your reading is definitely giving me future vibes. It doesn’t feel like the retrograde phased you too much, but you’re ready for the future anyway. You have a desire right now, something that you really, really want. Follow your intuition, you want this thing, go for it! This post-Mercury retrograde is your time to THRIVE, and I’m sure you’re taking no time to be able to do just that! Take time to focus on self-care activities that typically work for you, and you’ll be good to go!

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

Your Cards: Temperance, Ten of Pentacles, The Devil

Meaning: I’ve never heard of a reading more suited for a Capricorn than this one. You were patient during this retrograde, as your focus is typically on keeping yourself healthy. As you were patient and helping yourself during this time, now you’re also looking for the meaning of what you may have learned during the retrograde. Maybe you’re looking for some sort of advantage at work, or to leave a legacy somewhere. That’s a great thing to focus on, but don’t get sucked into materialism and addictions that may arise!

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

Your Cards: The Hierophant, Ten of Cups, Six of Swords

Meaning: I love this reading for you, Aquarius. You also didn’t have a huge struggle with this retrograde, and if you did, you easily tackled it. Now that the retrograde is over, I’m seeing a transition for you. You’re leaving behind something that no longer serves you, and are focusing on something way better: inner happiness and peace. You’re following what you’re used to doing that helps you feel happy, as you should! Why reinvent the wheelhouse when what you have right now is what keeps you happy!

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Your Cards: Two of Wands, Five of Swords, The Star

Meaning: I got an interesting reading from the cards. The retrograde was probably hard on you, Pisces, but you did not give up hope on seeing light on the other side! You’re keeping the faith and hoping for a bright future. Now that this retrograde is over, you’re feeling ambitious and ready to enjoy the next journey. You’re planning on something happening in the future. You will be faced with making decisions again soon, but it’s not something that should be stressful as the most difficult time is in the past. Keep focusing on what keeps you motivated to continue!

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