Sagittarius is a freewheeling, freethinking sign, so expect some big and bold ideas during Mercury's transit through the sign of the archer.

This is a great time for brainstorming, but not so much for execution (save that for the more detail-oriented transits, like Virgo or Capricorn). Sagittarians are natural philosophers, which is why you may feel the urge to engage in global issues or talk to people from different backgrounds in order to help you find a sense of enlightenment during this time. Sagittarius's naturally curious side can also inspire overflowing ideas—especially those of the wild, whimsical variety. But don't be afraid to engage in a little wide-eyed optimism—it could do you some good.

Mercury in Sagittarius: Significance & Meaning

Element And Modality: Fire & Mutable

Positive keywords for Mercury in Sagittarius:

  • Adaptable
  • Broad-minded
  • Expressive
  • Honest
  • Principled

Negative keywords for Mercury in Sagittarius:

  • Blunt
  • Bragging
  • Careless
  • Generalizing
  • Pretentious

Mercury in Sagittarius Personality

It's always a good time for those with their Mercury in Sagittarius. Always ready with a good joke, those with their Mercury in Sagittarius have a joyful and optimistic outlook. For these natives, life is an adventure that they approach with complete freedom and open-mindedness.

Positive Traits

Mercury in Sagittarius is the scholar, the brilliant and tenured college professor, and the free thinker. Jupiter allows their minds to travel across fields of thought that would mentally exhaust less intrepid signs. The novel and foreign are delights for these natives whose thirst for knowledge is immense.

Negative Traits

Outside of church, preaching isn't appreciated though Mercuries in Sagittarius are often guilty of it. The expansiveness of Jupiter—Sagittarius' ruling planet—bulldozes through all filters and hesitations. Therefore, speaking tactfully can be a struggle for these natives, particularly with their fire sign impatience. Foot-in-the-mouth syndrome is common with this placement.

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