Mercury transits to your natal Mars will give you plenty of mental and intellectual energy. They also increase your capacity for understanding and using your mind. These transits cause you to be competitive, argumentative, and defensive, which can be both positive and negative. You may become agitated or nervous.
However, they are advantageous for days when you have a lot to do because you can now take on more than usual. Mercury-Mars transits cause you to associate your ego with your thoughts. They give you an exceptional ability to express your desires and opinions.
Your actions may be prone to causing accidents. Because you may act rashly or too quickly, you must exercise extreme caution when handling sharp instruments or potentially dangerous machinery. These transits can make you feel threatened at times. The most important thing is to maintain your own integrity, to defend only what is important, and to let go of what is not.
Transit Mercury Conjunct Natal Mars
When transiting Mercury is in conjunction to your natal Mars, you can debate and explain your ideas or opinions clearly. You should pour constructive energy and action into communication, writing, reading, and anything of a mental nature. Do all your errands today. Your mind is active, and it may be difficult at times to slow it down and relax. Your nerves are wound up and it may be necessary for you at some time today to force yourself to seek a quiet place and recoup your strength.
You now have plenty of vitality, especially in the mind. It enables you to strive and apply your efforts. However, it is necessary that you exercise a certain amount of self-control. Watch for a tendency to argue with friends, display impatience, especially while driving, and generally be on edge. You may take things too seriously and be willing to fight if someone disagrees with you. You should be flexible so you can understand others’ positions and they can understand yours, and so you can avoid arguments.
Do not let your high energy level today cause you to become reckless or careless. Pay attention to the things you do and slow down a bit. Remember, discipline. You feel very self-assertive today. Do not let your ego run roughshod over the people you deal with today. Control your temper and your tongue. Avoid petty gossip and talking about people behind their backs. It’s important that you figure out what your true concerns are so that you can defend what is necessary and also keep your integrity. You now have the power to change any negative thoughts that may arise within you.
Transit Mercury Sextile Natal Mars
Lots of mental energy is available when transiting Mercury is sextile to your natal Mars. Planning, decision-making, and taking action are the keywords. Communication is spotlighted. Start reading that new book, make that phone call, or run those necessary errands. Mental energy combines well with physical energy. It’s favorable for working and advancing any project that requires a lot of effort, both physically and mentally. You now have more initiative than usual, which is useful for doing jobs that are entirely dependent on you or working alone.
You can now present your ideas with self-assurance and be very convincing. You are confident, and it shows in the way you project yourself outward. It is very favorable if you must speak in public because you have something to say and nothing to hide. You are more sincere and daring than usual. You will be able to accept and overcome any criticism. You will also face any challenging situation with determination. Your attitude is very competitive, but at the same time, you feel respect for others or for their position, all of which helps you emerge victorious from any discussion.
Transit Mercury Square Natal Mars
When transiting Mercury is square your natal Mars, you may have a big mouth, and it could get you into trouble. Take time to think before you speak so that you don’t end up with foot-in-mouth disease. You may feel rash and headstrong today. Your attitude is competitive and defensive. The worst thing someone can do to you is challenge you, because you now have great energy to argue and crush the beliefs of others. You’re willing to argue as soon as someone disagrees with you, so you must control yourself and try to be more self-aware. Since you are very irritable, any circumstance can make you jump.
Control your impulsiveness and your nervous energy. Slow down, take a few deep breaths, and relax. Read a book, write a poem, and realize that you don’t have to verbally abuse people to get them to see things your way. Don’t go looking for trouble today. Trouble will find you quick enough. It may be you that has to deal with someone whose attitude is the one described above. It is possible that you are projecting your energies towards another person.
Watch your offhand remarks. You may bum out more people than you realize. All repressed aggression wants to break free. It’s as if something inside you is struggling to come out. This can happen without warning, although you can take control by practicing safety and being extra careful when driving or operating machinery. Any repressed hostility can affect your nerves and put you on edge. Don’t let little irritations get to you. Be tactful.
Transit Mercury Trine Natal Mars
When transiting Mercury is trine to your natal Mars, you are sharp and alert, and your head is buzzing with fresh plans and ideas. Put your plans into action now as energy is high. It’s favorable for working and advancing any project that requires a lot of effort, both physically and mentally. You now have more initiative than usual, which is useful for doing jobs that are entirely dependent on you or working alone. It’s a great day to get some exercise and run errands.
Communication goes smoothly as others understand you and are receptive to your thoughts. You can now present your ideas with great force and self-assurance, and you can be very convincing to anyone. You are self-confident, and it shows in the way you project yourself outward. It is very favorable if you must speak in public because you have something to say and nothing to hide. You are more sincere and daring than usual. You will be able to accept and overcome any criticism. You will also face any challenging situation with determination. Your attitude is very competitive, but at the same time, you feel respect for others or for their position, all of which helps you emerge victorious from any discussion.
Transit Mercury Opposite Natal Mars
There is plenty of energy for thinking, reading, writing, and speaking when transiting Mercury is in opposition to your natal Mars. The trouble is that you may speak too much of your mind and others may not be receptive to your opinions today. Do not beat them over the head trying to get them to see your point of view. Listen to their point of view. You might learn something new and useful.
Things will probably go better for you today if you listen more than you talk. Be tolerant of others’ beliefs and opinions. You can win new friends if you exercise that discipline. If you like to argue, then this is the day you may get your fill. Your attitude is combative, and if you are not aware of it when an argument arises, you will feel like an innocent victim of others’ aggression. Instead of ignoring your own aggression and resentment toward others, the best thing to do is to recognize it. You must be willing to listen to constructive criticism in order to learn about yourself and grow as a person. Remember, you probably can’t or won’t change someone’s mind, so apply your energy more constructively.
It’s now very difficult to analyze things or make informed decisions because everything happens very quickly, requiring immediate action. You have a lot to do and pay attention to, but you must proceed with caution and avoid impulsiveness. Be careful while driving. Don’t be in such a hurry to get where you are going, or else you may become involved in an accident.