Good news: Mercury, planet of communication, finally enters Sagittarius on today, December 9! Mercury is the fastest-moving planet, and usually stays in one sign for about three weeks, but thanks to the hell of a retrograde last month, it’s been hanging around in Scorpio for a couple of months! Now that it’s finally moving into Sagittarius, expect a more optimistic mindset and adventurous attitude. And to feel way more extroverted!
The fire signs Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius will benefit from this transit the most, while the mutable signs Gemini, Virgo, and Pisces may have trouble keeping up with the quicker change of pace.
Sag is one of the more over-the-top signs in the zodiac, but this more upbeat, energetic feeling is a much welcomed change after that murky, paranoid, emotional AF Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio you just survived. Scorpio is quiet, mysterious, and analytical. Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter, planet of abundance and generosity, so you’re feeling *extra* chatty and being, well, very generous with your thoughts—basically, you’re going from being very hush-hush about everything to a total loudmouth. Where Scorpio is secretive and sometimes deceptive, Sagittarius is open and honest. Scorpio is restrained and held back, and Sagittarius is loud and forthcoming. It goes without saying that this is bringing forth a massive change in your mindset!
Mercury is said to be in its “detriment” in Sagittarius, which means that it operates the weakest here. Mercury in fiery Sag makes you love to talk and talk and talk and share your opinion, but taking others’ advice or listening in general? Not so much. You might come off as chatty as a Real Housewife, or like you don’t have any social tact...like a Real Housewife. You’re oversharing and speaking over people, so you might come off as too forward or even blunt. Try to not step on anyone’s toes. Even if you’re speaking with the intention of sharing or helping, try to mind your manners and avoid giving unwarranted advice.
Overall, the astro-weather is really brightening up! It’s still Sagittarius season, and Mercury hanging out in Sag is making you feel even better. This transit is helping you to make new connections with all kinds of people, because Sagittarius vibes love anything/anyone new and are fascinated by anything “different” or foreign. P.S.: there’s some major astro-dramz coming in Capricorn season (and a big ol’ Solar Eclipse, too) so enjoy the vibes while you can! Mercury in Sagittarius is helping you feel brighter than you have in months, and you’re feeling ready to take on the world and live your best life!
But first, read your Sun/Rising sign horoscopes below:
You’re absolutely thriving right now, Aries! Mercury in Sag is helping you broaden your horizons by making you more fascinated by new people, places, and things. It’s a great time to study something new, take a class, or any kind of trip. Anything that helps you expand your mind or meet new people is especially rewarding right now!
You’re getting a little in your feels rn, Taurus. Mercury in Sag is activating your chart’s zone of intimacy, so you’re making deeper connections with others, especially in the bedroom. You’re having more meaningful, in-depth convos, opening up about your emotions, and getting a better understanding who you (and others) are deep, deep down.
You’re feeling even more social than usual now, Gemmy! Mercury in Sag is in your chart’s relationships zone, so it’s the perf transit for finding new friends, meeting your next boo, or just spending as much time as possible with your bae/bestie! You’re learning about yourself and others by being more involved in your relationships now, and it’s a great time for making new connections.
You’re focused mostly on work and your day-to-day Google Cal right now, Cancer. What patterns and habits are helping you succeed, and which ones are hindering you? It’s a good time to rearrange your schedule, focus on making life at the office easier, and finding a new self-care routine. Not the most thrilling, I know, but the changes you make now can help you out big-time in the long run!
Love is in the air! Mercury is now in your chart’s zone of romance/sex/fun, so you can expect hella hotties to start sliding into your DMs soon, Leo babe. Not only is this great for experimenting with new ways to have fun in bed, but it’s also helping you tap into your sense of creativity, so anything related to art and music is especially fun now!
This transit is pulling your focus to life at home and with your fam. Get back in touch with your parents if you haven’t talked in a hot minute, or spend time with your roomies. Your family and home life are some of the strongest foundations in your life, and this next few weeks is all about connecting with them and making that foundation stronger.
Your phone is blowing up 25/8, your inbox is always full of messages, and you’re always on the go, learning new things and meeting new people—basically, life’s getting busy AF, but in the best way possible. You love to connect with others, and this next few weeks is all about just that.
For the next few weeks, you’re more focused on finances. Mercury in Sagittarius is helping you finish out any long-term projects at work and helping you to be more money-savvy, so it’s a good time to make more cash and spend it wisely. Sagittarius vibes are pretty extra, so you might be tempted to spend, spend, spend all the money you’re making, but try and save at least some of it up!
Now that Mercury is finally in your sign, the brain fog that you’ve felt for the past couple of months is finally (!) lifting! Expressing your thoughts and speaking your mind has never been a problem for you, Sagittarius, but now you’re finally feeling heard by others. Just learn how to listen a little bit more, and this transit will be a total dream!
Breathe, Cap. Any time there’s a planet in Sagittarius, it activates your chart’s 12th house, aka the zone of isolation and self-undoing. You’re feeling more emotional, and getting a lot of alone time rn, so it’s not the most fun or easy transit, to say the least. Use this time alone to meditate, relax, and dream. You’re becoming more in-touch with your innermost self and even though the self-awareness might make you feel critical or down on yourself, use this time as an opportunity to find the source of your unhealthy habits and self-destructive behavior so you can work on resolving them. It’ll be okay, bb.
Basically, Mercury in Sagittarius is making you feel more popular than ever. This is the best transit for partying, hanging out with friends, and expanding your network. Mercury in Scorpio was hell for you, especially in regards to work, but now your job isn’t so demanding anymore. You worked hard, now it’s time to play hard!
Mercury in Sagittarius is pulling your focus to your career and your reputation. Work’s more grueling right now, and you feel like everything you do is being stalked and stared at by your boss. That means if you flop on the job, you’re defs getting a callout, but if you perform well, now’s a great time to ask for a raise or a promotion!