Mercury in Libra: Horoscopes for the Zodiac Signs

Mercury: Libra

Mercury is the planet of communication, ruling the mind, trade and exchanges along with how we perceive the world. He is the trickster of the zodiac and also a guide who is able to travel between worlds, enabling us to make connections and share ideas. Mercury rules the intellect, the way our minds work and the way that we use them. It describes the conscious mind, the part of ourselves that we are familiar with and use every day to make sense of the world.
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Your Mercury in Libra Horoscope


Mercury in Libra for an Aries (Aries dates: March 20 – April 19)

Mercury in your opposing sign of Libra which might bring some communication challenges to your zodiac sign, especially if you tend to be direct and even blunt when speaking to others. This can sometimes come across as insensitive, even when it's not meant that way. Mercury in Libra brings a reminder to practice more mindful communication, thinking before you speak or even not speaking at all sometimes. Consider the effect that your words might have on others, Aries, and adjust them accordingly, expressing yourself with tact and diplomacy as much as possible.

Mercury in Libra for a Taurus (Taurus dates: April 20 – May 20)

With mind planet Mercury in Libra, you may find yourself feeling unsettled, unable to be objective or logical about what is happening around you, Taurus. Communication may feel challenging to your zodiac sign, as if you simply don't have anything in common with the people you are talking to, or there is no common ground where you can meet and begin to understand each other. Taking an objective and even dispassionate approach is likely to help, along with focusing on people and finding a sense of empathy. 

Mercury in Libra for a Gemini (Gemini dates: May 21 – June 20)

Your Mercury in Libra horoscope is likely to be a comfortable cosmic placement for you, Gemini, as Libra is also an air sign, focused on the mind and on mental energy. Communication is likely to be flowing well during this time and you can enjoy good open-minded conversation and meeting with like minds. Your thoughts may be reflected back at you from others even more than usual, helping you to understand both yourself and the world around you more deeply. You may find that you mind is calmer and less scattered than usual.

Mercury in Libra for a Cancer (Cancer dates: June 21 – July 21)

Planet Mercury's transit through Libra may bring some communication clashes for you, Cancer. If what other people are saying is putting you on the defensive, take a step back and try a more objective approach. Your natural tendency to be subjective and feelings-oriented is at odds with Libra's love of objectivity so aim for a balance between the two. Talking or writing about your feelings, as well as listening to others with empathy, will help you to get a sense of perspective and clarity.

Mercury in Libra for a Leo (Leo dates: July 22 – August 22)

Mercury in Libra brings an appreciation of the creativity of others as well as a need to clarify your own self-expression, Leo. This people focused placement brings out your natural warm heartedness and can help you to support and encourage those around you. You are more able to see beyond your own concerns and may find yourself seeking peace rather than drama. This calm energy is good for steady creative work and you may be able to appreciate the beauty of abstract ideas and theories more than usual.

Mercury in Libra for a Virgo (Virgo dates: August 23 – September 22)

Mercury in Libra is likely to be feel fairly comfortable for you, Virgo, enabling you to appreciate and express the beauties of the everyday. You may find that you can focus more energy on thinking ahead, planning and strategy than usual and working on these with others is likely to be rewarding. This placement brings a sense of empathy and gentleness to your interactions. If you tend to be critical at times, you may find that you are less hard on yourself and on others more than usual.

Mercury in Libra for a Libra (Libra dates: September 23 – October 22)

With Mercury in your own sign, Libra, communication is likely to be flowing well and self-expression comes naturally. This is a good time for working on a business plan or starting a course of study, especially if you need to negotiate and share ideas with others. Your diplomacy skills are high, and you may be in demand as an expert mediator. You are able to get on with all kinds of people at this time, even more than usual and will be enjoying plenty of good conversations.

Mercury in Libra for a Scorpio  (Scorpio dates: October 23 – November 21)

As planet Mercury transits through Libra, you may feel surrounded by the superficial, becoming even more aware than usual of the difference between what people say and what they really mean or are really feeling. The energies of Mercury in Libra can calm the intensity of your feelings, Scorpio, helping you to take an objective view focused on empathy for others and also for yourself. Talking or writing about your deepest self is well aspected during this time and your experience may prove meaningful to others too.

Mercury in Libra for a Sagittarius (Sagittarius dates: November 22 – December 20)

With the astrological energy of Mercury in Libra, the people around you are likely to be expanding your horizons, Sagittarius. They might be teaching you something new or learning from you, or you may even be traveling together. Either way, it's the people rather than the ideas which are most important at this time, and the interaction between you will help you to learn about yourself as well as about the world around you. Whatever you are doing, focusing on expressing your highest truth is a good approach under this transit.

Mercury in Libra for a Capricorn (Capricorn dates: December 21 – January 19)

From your hard working, practical perspective, Capricorn, Mercury in Libra may seem like an idealist sitting in an ivory tower, disconnected from the realities of the world. Any communication issues you have during this transit are likely to have this perception at their root. You may feel frustrated by people around you who know all the theory but don't seem capable of getting the job done. However, Mercury in Libra also brings powerful strategic thinking and an ability to be objective which you may find helpful.

Mercury in Libra for an Aquarius (Aquarius dates: January 20 – February 17)

Your love of justice and strong urge to follow your ideals, Aquarius, are highlighted under the planetary energy of Mercury in Libra. You share a love of the abstract and are likely to be celebrating ideas and theories for their own sake. Like you, Mercury in Libra is happy in an ivory tower, indulging their curiosity and following where it leads. Don't lose sight of the important of people and making genuine connections during this time. After all you can learn just as much from people as from books, if not more!

Mercury in Libra for a Pisces (Pisces dates: February 18 – March 19)

You may not feel strongly connected to Mercury in Libra, Pisces, seeing it as abstract and detached, the intellectual, objective counterpoint to your emotional, subjective approach to life. However, Mercury in Libra is good for your Sun sign at understanding people and can help you to express your subjective, karmic and emotional experiences in a way that others find meaningful. You share an ability to empathize with others and understand what they are going through, even if you are arriving at that understanding in different ways.