Mercury represents thinking, news, communications, travels and Uranus is the planet of genius originality. These two planets trine each other which may cause a flurry of new ideas and solutions. This is an excellent time to brainstorm and figure out how to go about things that need attention. Electronic communications (cell phones, ipads, etc) to be most prominent in the news.
There may be some shocking new quickly spreading around too as rumors and gossip could fly at lightning speed. This is an auspicious week for inventing something new that may concern the written or spoken word and gathering information. Once way this aspect may work out is in improving ways to email/text or communicate online.
While this influence can be fast and exciting it can also be overwhelming. Avoid getting too caught up in video games, online discourse or other electronic dialogue as there is the potential for overdoing things, which could lead to burn out and exhaustion.
Mere mortals need their rest and unplugging from the mass communications online may be the healthiest move. Take a siesta if you find yourself becoming carried away or overwhelmed with electronic information and discussions.
It may be easier to create or communicate to a larger audience as knowing what or how to say something that will be well-received by many is favored. Foreign, religious or spiritual communications are successful as well as traveling.
This is a time when you can think big and take in all of the necessary details simultaneously.
Expect increased activity when Mars leaves the fixed sign of Scorpio to enter the mutable fire sign of Sagittarius. Mars fares well in this fire sign and with Jupiter’s influence actions and activities are more beneficial.
This will liven things up on college campuses and with international affairs. Law, justice, higher learning, travel, religion and beliefs may become a battle ground from Jan 26th through March 17, 2018.
There will be increased activity but also potential for aggression in higher education, foreign affairs, publishing, law and anything else signified by Sagittarius. On a positive note, this extra energy can be used to start new projects related to these areas which could become a success.
Sports or other physically demanding projects that help to focus this extra energy and passion is the best way to utilize Mars in Sagittarius. Fighting for good causes and helping others should be the focus instead of pushing a certain point of view.