On October 31, Mercury comes to a standstill and begins to give us the impression it’s moving backward. It’s also Halloween, the day when the veil between the worlds is thin, and we can access the other side.
Mercury stations retrograde on Halloween in the sign of Scorpio, a sign associated with divination, occult matters, and death and rebirth. It’s no accident, Mercury, which rules our thoughts and thinking patterns, stations retrograde in Scorpio on a day that highlights Scorpio’s themes. It indicates what we will consider and think about during this retrograde cycle