We were in one of those phases until few days ago, you know. Mercury was retrograding in the earth sign of Taurus until May 22. Then it stopped and stayed frozen for a while, before starting to move forward again.
As much as I prefer not knowing what Mercury is doing, and despite my stubborn refusal to believe in astrology or read too much into it, I’ve learned to recognize certain unmistakable signs of Mercury butting into my life uninvited. More info