title iconMercury Retrograde collides with Virgo Season in 2022

The passion-filled, spotlight-loving Leo season is coming to an end, and we'll move into the grounded, analytical Virgo season. A mutable earth sign is ruled by Mercury, the planet of communication, transportation, and technology, which is all about finding balance in your day-to-day schedule, finding magic in the details, and gathering information and sharing it intentionally with others. With summer coming to an end and the new school year beginning, it makes sense that Virgo season falls during this time.


Marks the beginning of the Virgo season and marks the end. The sixth sign of the zodiac represents wellness and routine, so Virgo's season can help you reimagine your normal routine in a way that feels more balanced. Earth is the sign of self-improvement, so you might be motivated to use the sultry tail end of summer to map out a game plan and then tackle it step by step.


Your focus is usually on everyday tasks and your wellness routine during Virgo season, thanks to the sun's trip through your sixth house. Getting caught up on doctor's appointments or researching gyms and yoga studios might not sound exciting, but carving out time for yourself in this way can feel productive and centered. Messenger Mercury will also focus on your one-on-one relationships from and retrograde for two weeks during this period). Any issue you've been wanting to discuss with a significant other, friend, or colleague could surface now, and there hasn't been a better time to do so all year.


It's all about letting go of preconceived notions and setting plans for you this Virgo season, Taurus. As the sun moves through your fifth house of romance and self-expression, you may be attracted to lighthearted, fun-loving activities. In a playful, carefree way, you'll share what's in your heart right now. You can easily step up your joy and bliss in your love or creative life around Aug. 27, when the new moon falls there.


As the sun moves through your fourth house of home life during the Virgo season, you will be focusing on your inner life and closest relationships. Consider taking an end-of-summer vacation, tending to your garden, or nesting in some other way to ground yourself. You're usually zipping between trips, events, or hangouts, so this could be a bit out of the ordinary for you. Slowing down now, however, will benefit both your heart and mind - and set you up for a better experience when Mercury goes retrograde in your fourth house, then your fifth house, over the next couple of weeks. 


There are going to be a lot of social events in the next few weeks, Cancer. As the confident sun moves through Virgo, it illuminates your third house of communication, nudging you out of your shell. Despite your tendency to stay home, you'll find yourself spending more time with friends, colleagues, and family thanks to invitations galore to everything from happy hours to weekend getaways. If you're feeling more intellectually stimulated than usual, take a look at books and films you've been wanting to see, then trade notes with friends. You may feel compelled to step outside of your comfort zone around Sept. 10, when the full moon falls in your ninth house of adventure.


Virgo season emphasizes money matters and values, with your ruler, the confident sun, passing through your second house of income. This is your chance to take whatever you learned and turn it into cash flow. You have commanded the spotlight and prioritized pitching passion projects over the past four weeks. Maybe it's time to negotiate a better rate on a project you're passionate about but worry you've been lowballed. Maybe you want to talk about a more senior role with a higher salary with a higher-up. Knowing your value can help you get more of what you deserve either way. Taking a step forward will be easier when the new moon lands in your second house.


You're in the right place at the right time, Virgo! Your focus is on how you're showing up in the world and pursuing big-picture goals that are dear to your heart as the sun moves through your first house of self. It's always on your mind how to improve your brand, but this time of year is particularly conducive to doing so. It's a good time to set a powerful intention and then take just one small step in the direction of your dreams Because Mercury retrogrades in your second house of income and first house your momentum might not be as strong right off the bat. After reviewing unfinished projects, you can get started in October.


As the confident sun moves through your 12th house of spirituality and dreams, Libra, the Virgo season may be a bit sleepier for you than others. You're inclined to daydream, meditate, practice mindfulness, and spend more time alone than usual. This is all for the greater good of gaining clarity on what you want to accomplish during your season. However, Mercury will move forward in your sign until its retrograde inspires you to share your big-picture goals. In the long run, you can make exciting progress if you perfect the details.


The confident sun is moving through your 11th house of networking and friendship during Virgo season, which means you're more focused on team projects than you were during Leo season. It is during this time that you can more easily join forces with others to achieve a shared vision. Especially around when messenger Mercury in your messenger zone forms a harmonizing trine with one of your co-rulers, transformative Pluto, in your third house of communication.


As Leo season inspires you to venture out of your comfort zone even more than usual, Virgo season could see you working hard to build your career. It's because the confident sun will move through your 10th house of career and public image, boosting your desire to succeed. Around when the new moon falls there, you can become particularly clear about your goals and start taking thrilling steps toward them. Give a presentation that will grab everyone's attention or brush up on your résumé. If Mercury is retrograde in your 11th house of networking, you can work with colleagues and friends to finish a group project and earn applause.


Virgo season emphasizes your desire to step outside your comfort zone and take a chance. You will feel particularly fulfilled when you have the opportunity to spread your wings since the confident sun will be moving through your ninth house of adventure and higher learning. From messenger, Mercury will be retrograde in your 10th house of career and public image, so you may need to put your travel plans on hold to fix miscommunications at work or tie up loose ends. After Sept. 23, when it returns to your ninth house, you can make plans for your next long-distance trip or advanced learning experience. The sky's the limit once Mercury goes direct on.


Your one-on-one relationships were the focal point of Leo season, which required you to consider how much reciprocity exists between you and your partner, your best friend, or even a close colleague. Having the confident sun moving through your eighth house of intimacy will help you consider what you need to feel more comfortable and nurture intimacy within the tightest bonds of your life. Toward, you may be ready to commit to a new chapter in your life - whether it's taking on a financial project with a business partner or becoming more emotionally vulnerable with someone you love.


The sun moves confidently through your seventh house of partnership during Virgo season, highlighting one-on-one relationships. You will feel more prepared and confident to make your success as a pair, whether you're embarking on a new journey with your SO or designing a business proposal with a friend or colleague. As Mercury moves backward through your eighth house of emotional bonds challenging but important heart-to-hearts could strengthen healing.