Mercury enters Taurus on May 6, 2019 at 2:24 pm ET.
Mercury thinks fast, but in Taurus, it’s time to slow it down a bit for most of us.
If you are the type that is anxious and thinks to much, this could be a great time for you to release some of that speedy mind chatter. Doing things on a slower pace like going for walks or lifting weights slowly to feel the experience of your body-mind connection rather than rushing to get through the count of repetitions would be wise.
It’s a great time for a massage bring calm to the mind or enjoy slowly sipping a cup of tea while you leisurely contemplate life.
Of course being in nature is advised to get in touch with the earth element. Barefoot in the sand and warm sun can help slow you down.
Learning is considered to be slower with Mercury in Taurus, so rather than flipping through your feed online to access loads of random information, you could try changing the pace by reading a real physical book made of paper to help slow you down and stay focused.
Meditation could also be easier than usual. Taurus is a fixed sign and known for patience, so when your mind wanders, take in a few deep breaths, feel in tune with your body and the environment around you and chillax.
If you are the type that is often all over the place, and often unsure what you’re doing or thinking, or what you want, this can be a great time to make up your mind and create a plan.
Mercury in Taurus is great for getting down to doing the work that needs to get done, but you should also find time for leisure for a better work-life balance which can lead to much better productivity overall.
Taurus is the builder, so this would be a great time to learn more about how to construct, design or make something manifest in the real world. Artists and creators should find this time especially valuable. This can be a great time to look into building your own home.
Mercury rules commerce and Taurus is also geared toward finance, ownership and valuables. It’s a good time to think about and learn more about money matters, and your financial security. Wealth builders and investors can also find this to be a great time to put on your thinking cap.
Mercury in Taurus can also inspire a more stubborn streak, so if you’ve got your mind set on something, this could be a great time to stay on course and keep yourself moving slowly but surely. Got goals? Slow and steady wins the race. This is also a good time to be disciplined enough that you are able to accomplish what needs to be done.
This is also a great time to use your common sense. Rather than just accepting things you are told right away, this can be a good time to just take your time before deciding. When new ideas come your way, it is wise to take as much time as you need to make the right decision. It’s okay to be picky before you decide.
A more conventional, traditional or conservative mindset is associated with Mercury in Taurus as well.
Taurus generally doesn’t like change, so if you are the type that never gets to things, you are a couch potato, or just in a rut, Mercury in Taurus can give you enough inspiration to make a change to get yourself moving a bit faster than usual to help you find more balance.
Whether you are writing comments online or writing a book, this can be a great time to be more cautious and deliberate with what you say.
This is a great time to stop and smell the flowers. Aromatherapy can do wonders for the mind, bring mental clarity and uplift your mood! The olfactory system is a direct route to your mind! Rosemary is one of the best for memory.
Mercury will be in Taurus until May 21, 2019 at 6:51 am ET.
Mercury will meet Uranus in Taurus on May 8, 2019 at 10:21 am ET. You could have a most brilliant idea that gives leads you toward financial knowledge that can liberate you from debt. This is a great time to move away from poverty consciousness towards a sense of financial freedom. Plan for your financial future.