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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.
LIBRA (Sept. 22 - Oct. 21)
Whatever you do, don't allow yourself to get drawn into a scuffle on Monday and Tuesday. This isn't your battle, and though you sympathize with co-workers and their grievances, you also believe that most differences can be worked out once each side has articulated its position. You're a big believer in compromise, and you know that a compromise can only be reached after the finger-pointing and the name-calling have run their course. This doesn't always make you popular in the moment, but it's why people trust your judgment in the long run.