Mercury is moving into Cancer today, and while Mercury is not in retrograde (luckily), you can still expect some astrological drama. The speediest planet will remain in Cancer until June 26, when it enters Leo.
Cancer, the sign of the Crab, is associated with emotion, guardedness, and being a homebody, while Mercury is the planet of communication. This means we’re all going to have to pay a little more attention to our words.
“Mercury in Cancer brings emotion to the forefront of communications,” astrologer Lisa Stardust tells Refinery29.
Cancer is ruled by the moon, so we can expect the quickly-changing phases of the moon to play a role, too. “During this transit, the moon rules the way we communicate,” Stardust says. “This means every 2.5