A busy month begins with just one major planetary event this week -- good news, since you'll have plenty to occupy yourself with as February progresses! As communication planet Mercury turns retrograde on February 6, it's time for you to return to previous conversations, ideas, and agreements.
February 6: Mercury turns retrograde
Mercury's entrance into sensitive, psychic Pisces on January 31 stimulated your imagination and helped you dream up new goals. As the communication planet now turns retrograde, you'll want to stay with those ideas and nurture them. Although you're not at your most logical right now -- and this certainly isn't the best time to make decisions about your future -- your intuition is nonetheless strengthened by this transit, so trust your hunches. Mercury will re-enter Aquarius on February 12, at which point you'll return to conversations you had in January; points that you thought were understood or resolved may require a second look. Remember that when you know how to work with Mercury's retrograde period, you have the power to make your life easier. Of course, do all you can to defer important decisions until after Mercury turns direct, as retrograde periods are infamous for mistake-making. Mercury will remain retrograde until February 28.