Astrology forecast (May 26-June 10): Mercury transits Taurus

Mercury is considered weak in degrees until May 30. This means it cannot protect or promote its significations. Be careful with stocks, business, computers, technology, communications and intellectual property.

From June 2-10, 2018, Mercury will be closely conjunct with Sun in the sign of Taurus.

Details regarding this transit can be found below, as per your rising sign. In order to determine your rising sign, you will need to know your exact time, place and date of birth.

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Aries

Mercury, ruling your sixth house of health and finances, will be transiting your second house of wealth and status. There can be wealth and status connected with writing, business and communications as well as with fields of health and finance. Speak up as an authority figure, but be careful to avoid disputes.

Because Mercury rules your sixth house of conflicts, debts, disputes, health and financial issues, it can cause issues for you from time to time. As a remedy, it is better if you do not wear green clothing or emerald gemstones. Instead, you can listen to chants for Vishnu and help children and students on Wednesdays.

Taurus

Mercury, ruling your fifth house of higher education, children, investments and creative projects, will be transiting your first house of self and reputation. Focus on leadership, property, vehicles and family life. Expect a lift with your children and investments. Enjoy good business and communication skills during this time as well as analytical problem-solving capabilities. Work on your own writing and business projects.

Because Mercury is considered a benefic planet for the Taurus rising sign it is safe and favorable for you to wear green clothing and an emerald gemstone and to keep green plants and furnishings at home and work to strengthen Mercury.

Gemini

Mercury, ruling your fourth house of home life and property, will be transiting your twelfth house of losses and expenses. This can cause losses and expenses on account of property, home life, vehicles, fixed assets, domestic peace, authority figures and entrepreneurial ventures. There can also be some issues with the respiratory canal, skin eruptions, nervous tension, chemical sensitivity and decision-making.

Because Mercury is considered a benefic planet for the Gemini rising sign, it is safe and favorable for you to wear green clothing and emerald gemstones and to keep green plants and furnishings at home and work to strengthen Mercury.

Cancer

Mercury, ruling your third house of entrepreneurial ventures, will be transiting your eleventh house of gains, income, friendships, older siblings and fulfillment of desires. Expect gains connected with these and from your own self-efforts, independent projects and entrepreneurial ventures. Also, gain from writing, business and communications, authority figures and large organizations.

Because Mercury is considered a benefic planet for the Cancer rising sign, it is safe and favorable for you to wear green clothing and emerald gemstones and to keep green plants and furnishings at home and work to strengthen Mercury.

Leo

Mercury, ruling your second house of wealth and status, will be transiting your tenth house of career and professional life. You can gain wealth and status through your career during this time. Ask for a raise of promotion. Focus on writing, business and communications. Utilize your analytical problem-solving capabilities and speak up as an authority figure in the workplace.

Because Mercury is considered a benefic planet for the Leo rising sign, it is safe and favorable for you to wear green clothing and emerald gemstones and to keep green plants and furnishings at home and work to strengthen Mercury.

Virgo

Mercury, ruling your first house of self and reputation, will be transiting your ninth house of good luck and divine grace. You can have good luck and good fortune connected with writing, business and communications during this time. Focus on your work in life (dharma) connected with these areas. Expect a lift and consider religion, spirituality or a long-distance journey.

Because Mercury is considered a benefic planet for the Virgo rising sign it is safe and favorable for you to wear green clothing and emerald gemstones and to keep green plants and furnishings at home and work to strengthen Mercury.

Libra

Mercury, ruling your twelfth house of losses and expenses, will be transiting your eighth house of vulnerability, setbacks, obstacles and delays. Be careful with your communications and technology. Income and friendships are also vulnerable. It is not a good time to travel abroad. There can be some issues with the respiratory canal, skin, nervous tension and decision making as well.

Because Mercury rules your twelfth house of losses and expenses, it can cause issues for you from time to time. As a remedy, it is better if you do not wear green clothing or emerald gemstones. Instead, you can listen to chants for Vishnu and help children and students on Wednesdays.

Scorpio

Mercury, ruling your eleventh house of income, gains, friendships and fulfillment of desires, will be transiting your seventh house of partnerships, relationships, joint ventures and marriage. Connect your career with marriage, partnerships, joint ventures and foreign lands. There can be income, gains and fulfillment of desires through partnerships. Your partner may do well and take on a leadership position.

Because Mercury is considered a benefic planet for the Scorpio rising sign it is safe and favorable for you to wear green clothing and emerald gemstones and to keep green plants and furnishings at home and work to strengthen Mercury.

Sagittarius

Mercury, ruling your tenth house of career and professional life, will be transiting your sixth house of conflicts, debts and disputes. There may be issues in the workplace. Manage tension with authority figures and issues with your digestion and immune system. There can be some issues with the respiratory canal, skin, nervous tension and decision-making as well.

Because Mercury is considered a benefic planet for the Sagittarius rising sign, it is safe and favorable for you to wear green clothing and emerald gemstones and to keep green plants and furnishings at home and work to strengthen Mercury.

Capricorn

Mercury, ruling your ninth house of good luck and divine grace, will be transiting your fifth house of higher education, children, investments and creative projects. Focus on higher education and creative projects connected with writing, business and communications. Think big, but take care of your children and investments. These are vulnerable to setbacks.

Because Mercury is considered a benefic planet for the Capricorn rising sign, it is safe and favorable for you to wear green clothing and emerald gemstones and to keep green plants and furnishings at home and work to strengthen Mercury.

Aquarius

Mercury, ruling your eighth house of vulnerability, delays, obstacles and setbacks, will be transiting your fourth house of happiness at home, property, fixed assets and vehicles. Be careful to manage setbacks and accidents in your home life. Connect partnerships and joint ventures with property, vehicles and fixed assets. Work out of your home of writing, business and communications.

Because Mercury rules your eighth house, it can cause issues for you from time to time. As a remedy, it is better if you do not wear green clothing or emerald gemstones. Instead, you can listen to chants for Vishnu and help children and students on Wednesdays.

Pisces

Mercury, ruling your seventh house of partnerships, relationships, joint ventures and marriage, will be transiting your third house of entrepreneurial success, independence and self-efforts. Work on entrepreneurial projects connected with writing, business and communications. Remain independent in your relationships and connect your initiatives with large organizations.

Because Mercury is considered a benefic planet for the Pisces rising sign, it is safe and favorable for you to wear green clothing and emerald gemstones and to keep green plants and furnishings at home and work to strengthen Mercury.

This article was originally written for Yoga-Iowa.com