Mercury is Retrograde until September 22nd, but its shadow will linger 'till October 6th. During this time, all things “re” are supported: revise, rewrite, return, revisit, reinvent, redo....
Anything you’ve been putting off: now is the time to get to it. This includes both practical and emotional matters. Whether you need to clear out your closet, or clear out the emotional backlog from an old relationship, the astrology is supportive. We have this time to get caught up before flying forward in October: at that point, there’ll be no looking back.
This could mean finally doing your dreaded taxes, tackling the stack of papers on your desk, revising your draft, saying what needs to be said, or letting go of literal or figurative baggage. Often during retrogrades (now, or perhaps earlier this summer, as Mars was retrograde then), people from our past come back into our lives: exes are bound to come calling. Sometimes this indicates something needs to be said, some closure is needed, or it’s time to let go.
With this retrograde in Virgo, and the Sun still in Virgo, this is wonderful time for revising your daily routine. If you want to change your diet, exercise more, make time for downtime, kick a bad habit, it'll be easier now. Releasing addictions is highly supported.
Because the energy moves within during retrogrades, there can be glitches in the external world. Double check the details. Read the fine print, confirm your message was received, bring a spare tire (I learnt that the hard way), backup your data, check your travel plans. There’s nothing to fear during Mercury retrograde if we know how to work with it. Allow this to be a time to slow down and go back over things.