During retrogrades, it may seem as if the planets are traveling backwards through the zodiacs, but that is actually not true. What is happening is Retrograde Motion. To some, this period may be chaotic; associated with confusion, delay and frustration. However, it is specifically an opportunity to reflect especially since our intuitions are heightened during this time.
What to do before a retrograde: Finish or pause any on going plans, major tasks or deals and wait till after the retrograde for final decisions.