When Mercury is in Aries, you might find yourself thinking a mile a minute and coming up with more ideas than you can possibly execute.

This is a good time to keep a list or journal of potential projects that you can return to when things calm down. Mercury in fiery Aries is a time when tempers can flare, and it's easy to jump to conclusions or speak out of turn. Be careful not to say things you don't mean—you won't be able to take them back! In Aries, we can learn to be assertive and direct in our communications and utilize that to get what we want.

Mercury in Aries: Significance & Meaning

Element And Modality: Fire & Cardinal

Positive keywords for Mercury in Aries:

  • Assertive
  • Bold
  • Quick
  • Streamlined
  • Utilitarian

Negative keywords for Mercury in Aries:

  • Aggressive
  • Argumentative
  • Childish
  • Impatient
  • Rude

Mercury in Aries Personality

"Passionately expressing" should be the byline for those with their Mercury in Aries. If you happen upon a person speaking and gesturing wildly, they likely have this placement. If you listen closely, their words are likely straightforward. Mincing words isn't exactly an Aries Mercury skill.

Positive Traits

Mercury in Aries natives will never be spoken over. They dominate any conversation they are in. With their enthusiastic and idealistic approach to communication, it isn't any wonder that they lead. Due to the cardinal energy of this placement, those with their Mercuries in Aries enjoy being the leaders of the pack.

Negative Traits

Touchy Aries Mercuries should try to avoid offensive and tactless communication. Noticing nuance is necessary, as are other peoples' reactions. Passion isn't a flaw, but verbal impulsiveness can get you uninvited to future gatherings. Take it slow, Aries Mercury. Once said, words have permanence.


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