Mercury goes retrograde in the Earth sign of Capricorn in December 2022. The earth signs reflect stability and balance. However, the stability is disrupted due to Mercury retrograde in Capricorn.
The pre-shadow phase of Mercury retrograde, the fourth of its kind in year 2022 starts at 8°08’Capricorn on 12 December 2022 at 11:26 am Universal Time.
Mercury goes retrograde in Capricorn at 24°21’ Capricorn on 29 December 2022, at 09:31 am Universal Time.
The retrograde phase ends in Capricorn at 8°08’ Capricorn on 18 January 2023 at 1:12 pm Universal Time.
The post shadow period ends at 24°21’ Capricorn on 07 February 2023 at 5:21 am Universal Time.
The Mercury retrograde station begins in December 2022, and the rest of the retrograde station continues to January 2023.
Pre-Shadow Phase (Preparation Time)
The Pre-shadow phase of Mercury retrograde acts as a warning sign for the direct retrograde time. It would predict in advance what the retrograde will bring for you. Listen to your intuition during this time, as you still will have a clearer mind.
What to do during the Pre-Shadow Phase?
• You shall back up your data and update your cybersecurity. Invoke two-factor authentication for your money cards.
• Get all your finances under control.
• If you are signing a contract, do so before you enter the station of the retrograde and check the details many times before sealing the bid.
• Get mentally prepared for the instability and chaos that will ensue during the retrograde time.
• Eliminate all the negative things, habits, or people from your life as they would affect you the most during the retrograde station.
Mercury Retrograde in Capricorn in December 2022
The retrograde station of Mercury begins in Capricorn on 29 December 2022. Due to the Mercury retrograde in Capricorn, you would lose old jobs. Commitment issues will surface. You would feel depressed. Also, there would be no stability. World politics will be in chaos. It will face a drastic change during this time. Capricorn is a star sign which deals with property affairs and hence look out for some disruptions in this area as well.
What to do during this retrograde?
• Do not form any agreement with anyone, whether verbal or formal. Steer clear of negotiations.
• Do not launch any new projects such as brand, music, website, or business.
• New celebrities might face defamation or a lot of struggles during this time. Hence they shall avoid coming to the forefront.
• Instead, clean your room or rearrange your books, cupboards, vanity, etcetera. Refurnish your home maybe?
• If you don’t want to rearrange your stuff, take a vacation. Take along your friends, family, or partner.
The Mercury retrograde in Capricorn then continues into January 2023, with similar effects as mentioned in this post. Keep calm, and this too shall pass.
December 2022 Mercury Retrograde Effects on the zodiac signs
Effects on Aries
Aries, you will be ending the year on a positive note. However, steer clear of any arguments with partners or family.
Effects on Taurus
The retrograde will make you plan for year 2023. Howsoever, you will tackle a few problems with co-workers at work. Be gentle with them.
Effects on Gemini
Conflicts in love life will be at their peak due to the effect of the Mercury retrograde. However, avoid asking for help from others, rather solve the disagreements with your partner yourself. Asking outside help might further derail the relationship and increase misunderstandings.
Effects on Cancer
The retrograde brings confusion and inner conflict for you. Try to eradicate the confusion by keeping your thoughts in line and by exercising.
Effects on Leo
Dear ferocious lion, you shall talk about your plans for 2023 with your family. However, do not be rude to them. Also, keep your expenses in check. The rest shall be fine for you.
Effects on Virgo
This Mercury retrograde time will be good. Moreover, you will have a lot of support from your loved ones. Your love life will be in a good state. You will be in harmony.
Effects on Libra
Libra, you might lose work focus, which will be bad for your career. Also, look out for manipulators. Select your company carefully as it will determine your successes and losses.
Effects on Scorpio
Dear Scorpio, the Mercury retrograde in Capricorn in December 2022 will bring mixed situations for you, both good and bad. However, don’t lose focus on your future goals. Keep them in sight and keep working towards the attainment.
Effects on Sagittarius
Use the retrograde period to catch up on anything you are lacking behind at. Meet the deadlines. Complete the old projects. Hence, you will be able to enter 2023 with a new room for new projects and situations, dear Sagittarius.
Effects on Capricorn
The Mercury retrograde time for you in December 2022 will run by quickly. You will be booked and busy most of the time. However, this busy routine will bring a lot of fun and social contact for you. Hence, happy working!
Effects on Aquarius
Aquarius, this Mercury retrograde in December 2022 allows you to make any modifications before you embark on your journey of the year 2023.
Effects on Pisces
The Mercury retrograde will give you time to improve your relationships with friends and family as you will have ample time to do so. So don’t miss this opportunity, dear Pisces.