Sunscreen protects us from the fiery UV rays of the hot summer sun. But it's not just our shoulders that need protecting. Mercury is turning retrograde in the beginning of July and emotions might need some spiritual shades. There are ways to protect yourself from Mercury Retrograde in summer 2019 so you don't feel the planetary burn.
From Jul. 7 to Jul. 31, Mercury will be returning to its retrograde motion. Before you duck and cover, remember that you have survived each and every Mercury retrograde you've faced before. When the planet of communication enters this transit, it notoriously interferes with technology and travel. Emails get lost in the pixels, and vacation flights get delayed.
But all is not lost. Your summer vacation itinerary will not fray under the affects of Mercury retrograde. Being prepared by knowing when to expect the retrograde is step number one. "Keeping track of Mercury retrograde periods can allow you to increase your productivity and avoid at least some of the frustration they can bring about," astrology legend Susan Miller wrote on Astrology Zone. It's all about planning. Protecting yourself against the affects of Mercury retrograde is all in the details — where the affects are.