During the 3 weeks that Mercury is retrograde (which is 3x/year), many find that things just seem to be topsy-turvy, chaotic and uncertain to one degree or another.
There are two basic reasons for this:
1-You are going too fast. Mercury retrograde wants us to slow down so we see things we often overlook.
2-You are trying to go forward when you are probably needing to look back (see below.)
Every astrological event has a "purpose and agenda" and is by cosmic design able to help us in some way. We just need to attune to the energies present with awareness and perhaps curiosity in order to discover what it is about.
Here are some things to do when Mercury is retrograde: