Transit Mercury in the 1st House
With transit Mercury in your 1st house, your mind quickens and you take a more mental approach to situations. You think things through carefully, sometimes too much. You have many more communications with others, and you have no trouble offering up advice and gabbing with anyone around. You may take on more small tasks and focus more on the details, and have a hard time seeing the big picture. You jump from one thing to the next, not finishing anything you start, and feeling scatterbrained. You can come up with new ideas quickly, but may not see any of them through. You need to keep busy, or boredom will be likely.
Transit Mercury in the 2nd House
With transit Mercury in your 2nd house, you take your time when making decisions. You don’t want to rush into anything, no matter how soon the deadline will be here. If you have to work with others, they may have a hard time dealing with your slower approach. You take in information easily through experience and your senses, and you remember sights, smells, tastes, and sounds. You may want to purchase something that’s a little splurge, especially something electronic. This is a good time to sit down with your budget and really get into the details of it to come up with a detailed plan and get your finances in order.
Transit Mercury in the 3rd House
With transit Mercury in your 3rd house, it’s hard for you to slow your mind down. You’re constantly thinking about things, and you jump from one thought to the next quickly, not spending much time on any one thing, so this isn’t a good period for dealing with big or long-term projects. You may take many short trips, always finding yourself in the car or on the bus. You could have to deal with technology more than usual. You have more communications with people, and everyone has something to say to you and vice versa. You could begin many new tasks and tackle the smaller ones. This is a good time to start learning something new, take tests, or begin a writing project. You could have an important conversation with a sibling or neighbor.
Transit Mercury in the 4th House
With transit Mercury in your 4th house, your mind is clouded by your emotions, and you make your decisions based on what you’re feeling. Your mind isn’t as quick as usual. You have an easier time communicating with your family, or with those you consider your family and are most comfortable with. You can come up with your best ideas when you’re bouncing ideas off of relatives, or when you’re at home. You think more clearly at home, and in environments that are familiar. If you’re in a new environment, you could draw a blank and have a hard time focusing, so you might want to have important meetings and discussions in places you know well.
Transit Mercury in the 5th House
With transit Mercury in your 5th house, you’re much more creative than usual. You can do excellent work on creative projects, but have a hard time focusing on real work. You just want to play. You’re more sociable and friendly, have a good sense of humor, and have a plan for a good time. If single, you could meet someone through the internet, a neighbor, a sibling, or in your community, and they could be younger than you or have a youthful personality. If you have children, this is a good time to sit down and talk with them about their thoughts and feelings. You could pick up a new hobby, or set aside time for one you haven’t had time for lately.
Transit Mercury in the 6th House
With transit Mercury in your 6th house, your mind is focused on work. You can deal with work projects and tasks much more easily, and you’re more productive and efficient. If you’re a writer or work in communications or with technology, this is a good period for you. You may have more conversations with coworkers or about your work, or deal with technology more than usual. Your work environment is busier. You could also make plans to improve your health, get medical advice, or talk with your doctor. If you make health changes, make sure they’re small changes, and if they’re big, implement them a little at a time. You’re more logical and analytical.
Transit Mercury in the 7th House
With transit Mercury in your 7th house, you can communicate best with the people that you’re closest to or in one-on-one settings. You’re not as comfortable with the group thing or with coming up with ideas on your own, and need a partner to bounce things off of. This is a good time to create a new partnership agreement or have a conversation with someone about your relationship with them so you can come up with a plan for fixing any issues. You’re better at negotiating, mediating, and compromising now, so this is a good period for dealing with contracts and disputes. You can win people over with your persuasive charm.
Transit Mercury in the 8th House
With transit Mercury in your 8th house, you’re excellent at research. Whatever is presented to you, you won’t accept it at face value, and will continue to dig below the surface until you feel you’ve gotten to the core. You’re good at investigating any situation or person now. You can’t stand small talk, and won’t put up with superficiality. You want all of your conversations to be about something important, and your experiences to have meaning. You may not have as much to say, but when you do, it has power. You’re more serious than usual, and focus more on serious subjects. This can be a good period for a mental transformation.
Transit Mercury in the 9th House
With transit Mercury in your 9th house, you’re a great conversationalist. You have plenty of stories to tell, and you’ll tell them to anyone who’ll listen with gusto and flair. You’re storytelling skills are through the roof, and you may want to begin a writing project. This is also a good time to go back to school or pick up something new, especially a new language or something related to other cultures. You could do a little traveling, or have more communications with people from different cultures than yourself. You can come up with big ideas, grand ideas, and can work on devising a plan to make them happen. You’re less serious and more playful.
Transit Mercury in the 10th House
With transit Mercury in your 10th house, you have more conversations about your career and the direction that your life is going in. You think about these and what your goals are, and how you can get from where you are to where you want to be. You can think about the big picture, and be realistic with your plans, so this is a great time for making long-term plans. You know exactly what you can do and need to do, and take a practical approach to situations. If you’re a writer or work in communications or with technology, this is a good period for you. You could have an important conversation with a boss, parent, mentor, or other elder.
Transit Mercury in the 11th House
With transit Mercury in your 11th house, you come up with your best ideas when you’re working in a group. You need many people around to bounce ideas off of in order to use your mind to its fullest potential. The ideas that you come up with now tend to be more unconventional, and you come up with innovative solutions to problems. You’re drawn to original ideas and concepts, and ones that seem futuristic. You may spend more time than usual dealing with technology, especially the internet. You may have more communications with your friends, or with groups that you belong to. You can spend time thinking about your future, and planning for that future.
Transit Mercury in the 12th House
With transit Mercury in your 12th house, any ideas you come up with or thoughts you have, you keep to yourself. You don’t want to share what you know with anyone, afraid of being judged, punished, or misunderstood. You come up with your best ideas when you’re alone, and do your best research on your own. You’re reluctant to share any of your opinions, even with loved ones, and are more likely to want to listen to what they have to say instead of speaking for yourself. It’s a good time to think about old issues and come up with a plan to eliminate mental baggage that’s built up over time. Clear your mind so you can start fresh when this transit is over.