Mercury in Astrology shows your communication skills and style. Its how you express yourself to others and how you understand the world around you.
Mercury in Aries are natural born leaders. You’re confident but sometimes overly so. You have a strong competitive edge and are prone to speaking without thinking. You’re also prone to acting on emotions more than logic.
Mercury in Taurus is level headed and logical. You think before you speak and try to practice self control when emotions run high. You’re level headed and prefer working out conflicts.
You try to think before you speak, especially when you’re angry or feeling strong emotions.
Mercury in Gemini– Jack of all trades, master of none. You tend to know a ton about a wide variety of subjects and you’re always wanting to learn more but you’re so scattered that you tend to only learn a little about everything instead of mastering one.
You’re quick witted, able to make fast decisions with confidence and you tend to find a sense of humor in just about everything and all situations.
Mercury in Cancers are emotional listeners and speakers. You are the best when it comes to reading the emotions of the people in the room and you can relate sympathetically better than others. Emotions are your language and you feel deeply.
Mercury in Leo love attention and you are showy when you’re trying to impress someone. Your way of showing people that you care is through strong displays- affection, style and anything else that will get their attention.
Mercury in Virgos are practical, stern and confident in approaching others. You speak with authority on any given topic- even if you don’t truly know it. You are prone to jealousy and envy over what others have and have done but you can get past that pretty quickly.
Mercury in Libras are sociable but do the best speaking one on one. You love pleasing others and you’re a very good people person. You can get along with many other types of people and usually come across as charismatic and charming.
You’re the peacemaker- when two people are fighting, you’re the one keeping the level head helping them find the right way to come to an agreement.
Mercury in Scorpio– You like to watch before you really start talking and it takes a lot for you to truly open up to someone. You will never get in too deep with a stranger but you will discuss beliefs on deeper topics. You live in your head more than in person and you value privacy above everything.
When it comes to people, you love getting to know someone before opening up- you want to make sure you can trust anyone you talk to before going too deep.
Mercury in Sagittarius– You’re a socialite. You love being around people but prefer keeping your encounters shallow until you meet someone who you really click with.
You want to learn all there is to know about life, love and the world around you but you need to draw your own conclusions, there is very little time to be told how to think or what to think. You have wild ideas and love being given the freedom to be 100% you.
Mercury in Capricorn– You move at a slower pace. You prefer thinking and taking your time when it comes to solving problems- that way you know you’re doing it right. You communicate slower as well so you can easily explain.
You need routine, strict boundaries and you have to have things in order in order to feel your best. You are a clear as day communicator and you’re able to explain most things to most people with ease.
Mercury in Aquarius– You love to express yourself as creatively as you can. You may not be a loud and obnoxious person, but you take pride in everything that makes you stand out and different.
You’re studious and love to show off how much you know about any given subject. You can be arrogant but you aren’t trying to please everyone.
Mercury in Pisces have an easy time expressing themselves. They are peaceful and harmonious by nature. You love poetry and written works of art. Both speaking and listening come naturally to you and you take pride in your ability to truly understand and relate to most people you come across.
Mercury in the Houses
Mercury in the first house– You’re talkative and can take over the conversation. You can feel a bit restless and you tend to
Mercury in the second house– You can adapt easily to different situations and you’re practical.
Mercury in the third house– You have a natural curiosity and question everything around you. You love to read, learn and travel; anything that helps you learn as much about any given topic as you can.
Mercury in the fourth house– You have a very strong imagination and love to dream big. You are prone to getting lost in your own thoughts.
Mercury in the fifth house– you have a creative flare to the way you communicate. You’re good with both spoken and written words. You are a naturally talented writer and public speaker. You’re creative and playful as well as witty.
Mercury in the sixth house– you’re a worrier, you have a nervous energy but you’re highly detail oriented as well as a perfectionist.
Mercury in the seventh house– you’re always up for a good debate, especially if you can change someone’s opinion or have yours changed. You love speaking your mind and you’re very opinionated. You’re almost always able to see things from other views and in most cases can argue both sides.
Mercury in the eighth house– you’re able to help and study things and people that others may not be able to see as well. You’re able to speak clearly with the confidence of an expert.
Mercury in the ninth house– You’re always studying and wanting to learn as much as you can about all subjects. You love reading and sharing what you know with others. You would be a professional student if you could.
Mercury in the tenth house– You have a real way with words. You’re able to easily communicate with others and you typically go to jobs where you have to use your communication skills. You love talking, public speaking, writing and all other forms of verbal and written communication.
Mercury in the eleventh house– You’re constantly wanting to understand other people. You have a natural ability to really communicate in an open manner and you can relate well to others. You’re typically a people person and you don’t even have to try.
Mercury in the twelfth house– You think carefully before you speak and never speak too much, especially before gaining trust in people. You’re the best when it comes to keeping secrets- nothing slips past you so people can confide their deepest secrets to you. You’re cautious with who you trust but when someone wins you over, you will open up.
You tend to overthink and analyze everything to death so you can be a bit high strung and anxious.
3 responses to “Astrology 101- Mercury in the Signs”
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Very nice, thanks!