Mercury conjunct Uranus: Think Outside the Box
By Kelli Fox, The Astrologer
Mercury at 3 degrees Aries forms a conjunction to Uranus also at 3 degrees Aries at 3:36 am PT.
Our minds are strongly stimulated under this brief but intense transit as everything seems to speed up to a faster pace than usual. We should keep a notebook close by at all times so we can carefully record all those brilliant flashes of insight we receive under this refreshing and perceptive influence.
Forget mental discipline for a few days; this is all about thinking outside the box and coming up with innovative, futuristic ideas. Information comes from intuitive rather than academic sources. Unorthodox, even rebellious concepts suddenly appear and independent thinking is most favored.
At the end of the day, our brains are fried with too much stimulation, but they’re still buzzing with nervous energy. Getting to sleep could be a real challenge. Instead of staying up late playing games online, try a soothing bath and warm milk.
If you have Mercury conjunct Uranus as a natal aspect:
You’re one-of-a-kind. An original. Way ahead of the curve. Someone who thinks not only outside the box, but outside the entire planet. In fact, your brain may spin so much, and so rapidly, that you have a very difficult time slowing it down long enough to produce a coherent thought (coherent to the rest of us mortals, anyway).
Yours is an upbeat, excitable mind, given to flashes of insight and moments of extreme inspiration, envisioning things that are far beyond the current realm as we know it. You’re a very fast thinker, understanding implications and possibilities long before anyone else manages to.
You’re frightfully free of the past, focusing solely on making the world a better place in the future. You go forward, not backward, and the idea that everyone should be free and independent is almost a political platform for you. By nature quite democratic, you always seek group consensus although in truth you prefer to work alone because no one else can keep up with you.
At night you may have difficulty going to sleep, or may keep unusual hours, requiring less sleep than many others. It’s a challenge to own a mind as active as yours, but the rewards are great.