Mercury represents our rational mind and is the planet of everyday expression and communication. It signifies our curiosity and what areas of life we find mentally appealing and stimulating. It analyzes and organises and defines the way we interact with others. Mercury in your chart reveals how you get your point across and in what style.
Mercury Conjunct Ascendant
Mercury conjunct the Ascendant shows that you are intensely preoccupied with yourself. You probably start your conversation with 'I' more often than most people do, and the word 'me' crops up regularly in your dialogue. This is not such a terrible thing, but it is boring to others. Your mental faculties are well-developed, and for the most part you are bright and witty, so your incessant use of the personal pronoun must be tolerated. Intellectually enthusiastic about every bit of information you receive, you are inclined to burst out with rash statements of opinion when provoked. You pride yourself on how easy it is for you to learn, and may show disdain for anyone who has to concentrate harder. You are mentally impulsive and rarely give anyone the chance to answer your questions. In a crowd, you can dominate the conversation by asking questions that you answer yourself or by posing problems that you immediately solve. An original and creative speaker, you often dramatize what you have to say with a display of acting ability. People are fascinated by your command of language and effective delivery. You are not afraid to speak up when you know you are right, but the fact is that you aren't always right. When your views are criticized, you become indignant and argumentative. You are no shrinking violet, and would rather put up than shut up.
This time may get alot more hectic and you may have more errands, phone calls or meetings than usual. Even if you dont have so many obligations you want to do more and you should have more physical energy available. Good communication is important so strive to make yourself heard and understood. More people will be drawn to you by your charm. People are fascinated by your command of language and effective delivery. Your thinking is clear and organized, and you can defend your perspective and direct your actions in a productive way. You will not be afraid to speak up when you know you are right, but the fact is that you aren't always right. You may be much more preoccupied with yourself than usual.