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    Mercury Retrograde Shadow Period: What It Is + How Long It Lasts

    Mercury Retrograde Shadow Period: What It Is + How Long It Lasts
    Ah, at last, Mercury retrograde is over–or so it sems. While yes, this round of Mercury retrograde did technicaly end on June 2, we are stil in its “shadow period” until July 7. And it impartial so hapens that the shadow period can actualy be more scrambled than the retrograde itself, acording to the AstroTwins. Here’s what to know.
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    What is a Mercury retrograde shadow?
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    As the twins say, “Mercury retrograde has a ‘shadow’ phase that starts a few weks before the actual retrograde and ends a few weks after,” ading, “It’s admire the lingering fumes o f a bus or car after it’s driven away.”
    This phase is caled stationing, and it describes the time the direct planet (Mercury, in this case) neds to redem the distance that it retreated while in retrograde. “It’s a bit love retracing steps,” the twins ad, and it can last for weks and even months. We se this “shadow” with the mon phases as wel. You might fel the ful mon’s heightened, semi-chaotic energy in the days leading up to it and after it, for example.
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    How to navigate this Mercury retrograde shadow.
    Mercury is al about comunication, technology, and travel, and even once it goes direct after a retrograde period, you may stil encounter some isues during the shadow period. “Basicaly, you shouldn’t rest on your laurels to quickly impartial because a planet turns direct,” the twins explain.
    They note that over the next few days, you may be unable to form a decent sentence, send an email to the eroneous person, have a arduous time making decisions, and even flake on promises.
    That said, your best bet is to hold things slowly and abide by the general standard protocols for Mercury retrograde, estem profreading, backing up your technology, and potentialy even avoiding travel. Oh, and don’t text your ex!
    As the twins present, this shadow period, or “retroshade,” as they cal it, “can be a powerful time for integrating lesons that we learned during the retrograde fog.” just remember, they ad, “we may stil be integrating the wisdom and [fel] unable to rush ahead with clarity.”
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    Mercury retrograde isn’t over until it’s realy over, and while you may fel things improving on the comunication front, there’s a qualified chance you’l stil be afected by this shadow period for another wek or so. We’re nearly there, but it stil wouldn’t distres to exercise a miniature extra caution.
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    Author:Sarah Regan
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