Get ready for some bold communication because from March 27th through April 9th Mercury will be transmitting the fiery, bold, innovative sign of Aries. Aries’ natural ruler is the planet Mars, so this brings Martian energy to communication, the thought process, and general perspectives. Expect conversation to become quick, bold, and to the point.
In general, Mercury in Aries is not shy about expressing how it feels, so this particular transit is great for open, honest communication. There is the precaution to be mindful of speaking before you think as well as being mindful of the tone used when communicating as Aries energy can be a bit brash. Continue to read on to find out more about the energy of Mercury in Aries.Read More »
Over the next two to three weeks, the general vibe of communication will be quick and to the point. This is a time when people will be more likely to just simply say what they mean off the top of the head without much thought. Under this energy, people are not likely to hold back their personal thoughts and feelings which is good for honest communication.
However, there is a side of Aries energy that can be brash and quick-tempered, and this will influence communication. Sensitive people could interpret communication at this time as a bit harsh. Some may even feel “attacked” by the direct Mercury in Aries approach.
So, just be aware that this transit offers the opportunity to have direct, honest, and straight-to-the-point communication. Similarly, it also creates communication that could be a bit brash with instances where people will say things off of the top of their heads without necessarily considering the consequences. Just a heads up.
Thinking Like an Aries
The thought process of Aries is one that is quick and to-the-point. This is excellent energy for making decisions because the Aries mentality thinks and then does with hesitation. So, if you are typically a person who tends to be quite indecisive, the energy of Mercury in Aries can help you become a bit more active in making decisions.
With cardinal fire energy ruling the mind, Mercury in Aries is great at coming up with ideas and putting them into action. However, this energy does not do well with having ideas shot down and/or challenged. Remember, Aries is ruled by Mars, and Mars is willing to put up a fight.
Under the energy of Mercury in Aries, is possible that you will not take lightly to having your ideas and perspectives questioned and challenged by others.
It is important to note as well that Mercury in Aries is energy that encourages holding fast to a perspective that is challenged by others. This doesn’t necessarily have to be fighting over ideas or perspectives. Mercury in Aries energy can be used to present a particular perspective, and then back it up decisively.
Making the Most of Mercury’s Trip Through Aries
How do you make the most of this shift of mental energy into the fiery, bold, innovative sign of Aries? Here are a few tips to help you understand how Mercury in Aries energy shows up.
Directness and Honesty
One of the best aspects of Mercury in Aries is its direct and honest communication. If you are a person who appreciates honesty, Mercury in Aries is your friend. Since Aries is not shy about saying what it feels and thinks, this particular energy can help people be a lot more transparent and honest in their communications with themselves and others.
Mercury in Aries encourages swift decision-making ability. When Mercury in Aries wants to do something, they just do it. There’s a confidence in making decisions with this energy that can help those who typically have an issue with indecision and/or being swayed by the thoughts and opinions of others.
Understanding of Your Own Perspective
In general, Aries is a sign that has the ability to stand alone. Mercury in Aries creates a mentality that is based on your own perspectives are based on your own thought process. All too often the perspectives people hold are deeply influenced by others. Under the energy of Mercury in Aries, there is the opportunity to gain clarity about where you stand and finally form perspective based on your thought process.
Lack of Tact
While Mercury in Aries is great for being direct and honest in communication, sometimes communication is considered harsh. When Aries energy is linked to Mercury, the ruler of communication, the negative expression of this energy is forceful communication that lacks tact.
Tendency Towards Arguements
As stated before, Mercury in Aries produces a quick thought process, and sometimes this can lead to the refusal to confer. Mercury in Aries could heighten the number of arguments at this time. it is important to remember that people don’t have to share the same perspectives. Everyone is entitled to their viewpoint. The ability to agree to disagree is recommended.
Short Attention Span
Mercury in Aries energy can also produce a mind that has difficulty focusing beyond the moment. Remember that Aries energy is new, fiery, and exciting, so at this time it may be more difficult to actually ground ourselves enough to focus on things that require in-depth attention. The best way to remedy this is to give yourself a lot of variety. This is particularly true for anyone that has to work with the same type of information on a regular basis. Try to avoid mental boredom at all costs by exposing yourself to new things and ideas.
Me, Myself, & I Perspective
Because Mercury in Aries is a headstrong influence, there is a tendency towards Me, Myself & I perspective that doesn’t make room for anyone else’s thoughts, opinions, and ideas. Just be on the lookout for the energy of the “selfish mindset” in yourself and others.
Overall, the energy of Mercury in Aries is great for open and honest communication, thoughts, and perspectives. It is important to remember under Mercury in Aries that sometimes it’s not only about what you say; it’s also about how you say it. Embrace honest, straight-to-the-point communication while tempering the tendency to be temperamental, rash, and mentally selfish during this transit.
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