retrograde Maybe you have heard of Mercury being in retrograde, in fact, it just ended a few weeks ago. But it is also good to know that along with Mercury all the planets go into a retrograde. Yes, that means Pluto, Saturn, Mars, etc. can throw a wrench in your day to day life.

Learning how to manage each of the planets when they are in retrograde can ease your mind and help your life have a better flow.

To summarize each of the planet’s retrogrades and how to handle them, let’s start with Mercury. The planet of communication, transportation, and technology. Misunderstandings tend to rise in the 3 weeks that Mercury being in retrograde lasts. It also occurs 3 to 4 times a year.

Venus’s retrograde occurs every 18 months and lasts from 4 to 6 weeks. With Venus being the planet of love honing in on the intimate relationships in your life is advised. Also advised by astrologists is to not make any decisions regarding engagements, marriage, or weddings during this time. It is also the time to look into solving issues any issues with an ex.

While Mars is in retrograde, settle conflicts in your life and practice patience. It controls the anxiety-like feelings that happen, so relax and stop holding on to any grudges that you may have. Mars goes into retrograde every 2 years for 2 months. Patience is key in this time

The other planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto) are in retrograde 4-5 months a year

With Jupiter, go back to old ways. Visit one of your favorite cities, re-start an uncompleted project or go back to school to expand your knowledge. 

Saturn it is important to focus on your plans. Take time to see your future and what it will take to get there. The work you put in during this time will pay off in the long run, no instant gratification here. This only happens once a year. 

Uranus, understand your reasonings. During this time separate from craziness or people who bring disorderliness into your life. Do your research into why you believe what you believe, religiously or politically. 

Neptune, be creative here! Write, paint or begin a music project now. Figure out your intuition and personal gifts by meditating.

While Pluto retrogrades declutter your space and practice standing up for yourself. If a feeling of being bullied is happening take a stance to take that person out of your life.


Have you noticed any of these things happening? Hopefully, by keeping up with what’s happening in our Galaxy we can be proactive about what’s to come! Keep on, keepin’ on H2Lers!