Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Pluto are all retrograde as of today. Uranus will turn retrograde on August 20th giving us five planets, reversed.
Note this array includes all the social and transpersonal planets while excluding all the personal planets. It seems a person will have to move ahead as things around them fall back.
This might not sound comforting but if you can see the field you’re playing, you’ll have a significant advantage. This is one of the main benefits of using astrology. It’s a special kind of weather report.
I can see how this is working in my life, already. There may be a “herd” but I am an individual. I do not have to think (Mercury) what the person next to me thinks. I can have my own tastes (Venus) and shine (Sun) in a way that is particular to me. You can extrapolate the rest.
Yes, I would expect frustrating delays but how I react to them can be of my own choosing. For example, if you know about this – if you can see and feel it…
And if you feel it’s harming you, then turn it off.
If you can’t turn it off then turn it down.
This is also relevant:
This is the current schema you’re operating in.
What the smartest thing you can do, considering what you know?