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Mercury retrograde is famous for introducing snafus and glitches, which is why astrologers caution against conducting important business while this planet is moving backward in the sky. Conventional wisdom says that nothing good will come of it, and for the most part, conventional wisdom is right — especially if you're one of those people who likes things upfront and formulaic. However, if your mind is of a more inventive bent, then you will discover that obstacles — rather than barring your way — actually contain clues that will give you the inside track to where you want to go. Just make sure to be savvy enough to not take anything at face value and to ask the right questions. Mercury will be retrograde from Feb. 6 to Feb. 28.
TAURUS (April 19 - May 19)
What happens when you're standing on top of a mountain and you see another mountaintop in the distance — one that's higher than yours? You climb down from where you are so you can start that trek to where you want to be. This is exactly what is going on with you this week as you realize that you will have to leave where you are if you want to achieve all the things that you hope to achieve. True success never peaks once. It peaks over and over again — just like a mountain range.