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Dancing With Mercury Retrograde
How to THRIVE During Mercury Retrograde

What is Mercury Retrograde? Mercury Retrograde happens three, sometimes four, times a year and lasts about 3 – 3 ½ weeks. This adds up to about the same amount of time that we sleep in a year. If we include the approach and shadow periods, it equals 6 months if Mercury Retrograde happens three times in a year. It lasts 8 months if we have FOUR Mercury Retrogrades in a year. This is why it's important to learn how to navigate Mercury Retrogade, to work with its energies using it to our advantage rather than feeling like we are being completely thrown off balance or like our world is crumbling around us.

Having had my own experiences with Mercury retrograde through the years, I finally was tired of feeling like my life had been completely derailed every time Mercury Retrograde came around. So I decided to learn about it and face it head on, rather than hide from it, fight it, or resist it.



This is why I created THRIVE. THRIVE is a self-paced online course that is designed to assist you in not only navigating Mercury Retrograde but to also come to see it as highly beneficial. By working WITH the energies of Mercury Retrograde, rather than AGAINST it, we are able to use this time in a constructive, helpful, and positive way that will benefit our lives, create more ease and flow in our days, and get ready for transformation.

There has been a lot of
fear-mongering about Mercury Retrograde. It is often seen as a time of frustration, negativity, and being responsible for everything going wrong in our lives. I am here to tell you that does not have to be true in your life. We can learn to look at Mercury Retrograde very differently. Keep reading to find out how Mercury Retrograde can actually be a beneficial time that you can use to make big shifts in your life.

With these tools, practices, and strategies, you’ll know how to make the shift from perceiving Mercury Retrograde as an enemy to experiencing it as a very powerful and useful ally.
During this online course you will learn about what Mercury Retrograde is as well as:
  • The three phases of Mercury Retrograde and how to work with these energies to get the most out of this time.


  • What can be expected during Mercury Retrograde and how we can prepare ahead of time.


  • Learn what kinds of situations and things you can control during Mercury Retrograde, what is not in your control, and what to do in order to create the most ease and flow as possible during this time.


  • The very important things NOT to do during Mercury Retrograde


  • Things that you absolutely want TO DO during Mercury Retrograde

  • Gain insight on how to get the most out of Mercury Retrograde, using it as a powerful and useful time for personal growth.

  • Experience more clarity and control during Mercury Retrograde.


  • What to keep in mind about Mercury Retrogrades that occur in January and your New Years resolutions, goals, and manifestation work.


  • How to work with the influence of the moon and Mercury Retrograde


  • What a Mercury Retrograde Native is and how to find out if this applies to you.


  • Getting to know Mercury energies in a way that you can begin to develop a positive relationship as an ally, rather than an enemy. Yes, you and Mercury may very well become very good friends.


  • Learn many simple self-care practices that are easy and practical to add to your busy life and will help to support you not only through the time of Mercury Retrograde, but also can be used for self-care any time.


  • How our words have great power in how we create experiences in our lives.


  • How using RE words during Mercury Retrograde can create more ease, calm, peace, and flow during this time.

  • How to anticipate and be prepared for Mercury Retrograde, using it to your advantage.

  • How to use Mercury Retrograde to let go of what no longer serves your highest good.


  • Find clues to who Mercury is and what kinds of energies he is about by looking at several pieces of art from antiquity.

With these tools, practices, and strategies, you’ll know how to make the shift from percieving Mercury Retrograde as an enemy
to experiencing it as a very powerful and useful ally.

You Will Recieve


  • An easy to follow 45 page downloadable PDF: This is FULL of useful information that I have found useful in my personal journey with Mercury Retrograde. Many of these tools can also be used to your benefit even when Mercury is not in retrograde.


  • A four-page downloadable PDF that looks at Mercury in art from antiquity: Full color images to look at with short notes about what the paintings may be communicating about Mercury. This is one way we can get to know Mercury in a visual way.


  • A downloadable PDF worksheet of Mercury Retrograde dates for 2017 - 2024: This way you can plan ahead. 

  • A downloadable calendar for 2017 and 2018: With Mercury Retrograde dates including all phases of Mercury Retrograde.

  • A downloadable MP3: This is a 15-minute drumming created by me for shamanic journey meditation. If you do not know how to use it for shamanic journeying you can use it for meditation. Direction will be given.

*All files are downloadable and printable.


Access to an optional Facebook group for community and support. Which includes:
  • Previous Facebook live videos
  • Eight weeks of interaction with me as your guide through Mercury Retrograde
Lifetime access to THRIVE each Mercury Retrograde.

PLUS you will receive any additional future content and updates to THRIVE
at no additional cost to you.
*If there are future updates to this course, you will receive them at no additional cost to you even if the cost of THRIVE increases. Increase in cost in the future would be because of additional content which may include audio, video, additional information, and content, etc. Again, this would be at no additional cost to you. Additional information on next page.
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Here's what participants are saying:
“The tools and education are an effective way to make conscious choices around timing purchases, contracts, and activity. That it is one of the built-in astrological pauses that allow for self-care and reflection in order to move forward in a balanced and harmonious way.” ~THRIVE Participant

"The THRIVE program as developed by Karmen is great on so many levels. Not only do you get access to all those helpful tools and explanations, but you can do so in a variety of ways that accommodate individual needs. So if you're super busy like me, you can read and download, or participate in the group on your own time and at your own pace. Even if that means 2:00 in the morning when you're in your pajamas and still awake and everyone else is sleeping soundly. There's also opportunities to participate in live video classes, interact with the others in the group, and receive or provide support. Karmen is insightful and filled with a wealth of knowledge and experience that she graciously shares to help participants not just survive but THRIVE during MRx. Thanks, Karmen!"     
                                                                                                                       ~Joan Medina
“I was very grateful that Karmen let me take her class even though it was a very busy and chaotic time in my life. I was selling a home and buying another home and moving during this retrograde. I also work as a mental health therapist so listening and communicating is a big part of my job. I found the information that I learned in THRIVE to be very helpful in all of these aspects and anything that Karmen puts her name to is phenomenal.” ~THRIVE Participant

“It helped me understand it [Mercury Retrograde]… not fear it… and use it to my advantage. I kinda felt like these retrogrades were out of my control… I now feel like I can manage them successfully with these tools.” ~Sarah Sullivan
“I had a pretty good knowledge about Mercury Retrograde before this program but I thought the PDF was really extensive and detailed. The PDF file had tons of great information and content in learning about Mercury Retrograde. Lots of information, tips, and suggestions to support you during Mercury Retrograde. Having all the information in one place was really nice to be able to refer to when I wanted to access it.” ~THRIVE Participant
"By being knowledgeable about Mercury retrograde, I feel that I have started to use the energies to benefit me. I learned to work with Mercury retrograde rather than struggle against it. I was more alert to the influences of Mercury retrograde. It paid off to be more cautious about communication and helped me avoid misunderstandings. I am less anxious about it, I'm actually looking forward to working more with Mercury retrograde." ~Ted

“THRIVE helped me to make friends with Mercury Rx. Karmen's way of teaching is grounding. She will show you ways of self-care that will help you develop your own way of experiencing Mercury Rx in a more positive light. She gives you simple tools that can make a profound difference. I can approach the Retrograde period as a time of reconnection now and call on Mercury as an ally instead of thinking of him as an adversary.” ~THRIVE Participant




"With all that went on during retrograde if I had not have had the tools of being able to slow down, take one moment at a time, to actually take the time to just stop, breathe, and just be still for a moment or two I'm afraid that I would have been no help to anyone. This retrograde taught me a strength, courage, determination, and most of all a self check and letting myself just stop, draw an extra sacred oracle card, take that hot bath, eat that cherry or raspberry chocolate, to cry from loss and pain as well as laugh my friends last laughs with me. I could not have come through all of this as sane as I have with out remembering and using these tools diligently and honorably to get through to the other side."



“The material of Thrive helped me maintain a sense of Sanity during a very chaotic time in my life. The material presented in Thrive, and Karmen, helped empower me to be able to communicate my needs with Mercury. I also learned to embrace the energies rather than fight them.” ~THRIVE Participant


"Karmen has done a wonderful job putting together the THRIVE materials and is very knowledgeable about Mercury Retrograde." ~Kim



*Due to the downloadable feature of this online course, all purchases are final.
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