As astrology has become massively popular over the past few years, it seems that everyone starts to worry when they hear that Mercury is retrograde. I get DMs, FaceTimes and panicked emails from clients, friends and colleagues alike along the lines of “I’m nervous!! What’s going to break? Is everything going to be OK?”
Yes, Mercury retrograde causes delays and disruptions to our daily routine, but this is for a purpose. Things are slowing down so we can review what’s happened, revise our goals and rework our strategy. (It’s actually a great time to focus on literally anything that begins with re-.)
And though Mercury retrograde shouldn’t be feared, there are definitely some things that are better left for when the planet of communication isn’t moving backward. With that in mind, here are seven things I never do when Mercury is retrograde.