We're all aware of the saying 'one step forward, two steps back.' It relates to a belief that we're making progress, only to discover we must return to a particular stage to correct or improve something before we can move forward. That can have benefits, though. If you're experiencing something similar, then take that as a sign that you're doing something right. Proper, solid foundations are being put in place for a vision or plan that deserves them.
Whether in his final hours in your work sector or his return to your relationship sector today, Mercury is making an impact. Until leaving your work sector Mercury is crossing the lunar nodes, with his intellectually savvy edge and ability to help you work smarter getting a close up look at a policing of a balance between knowing when to keep your work hat on and when to take it off. At the same time, as the planet of communication Mercury's return to your relationship sector couldn't be more important.