Mercury in Sagittiarius

Mercury rules expression and communication. It tells us how we process information, how we think, and how we learn. It governs the way you prefer to communicate and whether you prefer small or big groups of people. If Sagittiarius is your Mercury sign, that means Mercury was traveling through Sagittiarius when you were born.

If you are unsure of what your Mercury sign is, calculate your birth chart to determine it.


Sagittarius Mercury natives champion freedom of thought; at least, they try to. They are optimistic people and always look to the future. They have big ideas and mean well. Vision is their strength while details are not.

This sign craves knowledge, but has little attention for dry words and facts. They learn the best when they have the freedom to choose and think for themselves. They prefer to focus on topics they are passionate about.

This sign defends freedom and justice, even though their personal definition of such may be confusing. They have various principles they promote and love to discuss them with others. This sign's optimism shows no matter what. However, this optimism is both a strength and weakness. They are great at energizing others with a positive outlook, but may be blind to the real facts.

Mercury in Sagittarius natives may not be the most organized. Piling and trashing is how they deal with clutter. They enjoy the illusion of space if they can't have the real thing.

The enthusiasm of this sign is quite admirable and they love to debate. Sagittarius Mercury sees themselves as very open-minded, but while this may be true to some extent, they can be quite judgmental. They can pick out the faults in others quickly but are blind to their own. They are skilled at bending your ear, but not so much at listening or picking up subtle things.

Sagittarius Mercury is blunt and to the point. When someone is overly dramatic, they may get impatient because they don't understand it. They hate mind games. They just love to laugh and have fun. This sign is adaptable and independent. They love to be social and will talk with anyone who will listen. It may be hard for them to focus on a singular subject for a long time. They like theories instead of concrete facts.

Mercury in Sagittarius natives like religion, foreign cultures, psychology, and philosophy. They may study these in their lives, attempting to have a deep understanding. They are restless individuals that need intellectual stimulation. They are wonderful teachers and enjoy sports and travel.

On the downside, Sagittarius Mercury may be sarcastic, rude, and prideful at times. However, they really want to grasp the big picture, and will try to grab all the pieces. They describe concepts very broadly, not focusing on details. They have an artistic sense that puts vitality in their everyday lives. They can be great politicians, adventurers, and activists.



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