This book came into my life at a very interesting time. For the past few years, I only read with upright cards when doing tarot readings. When I first began my tarot journey, I did read with reversals, and I was called to read with only upright cards because my intuition needed to engage with … Continue reading Tarot Reversals for Beginners: Five Approaches to Reading Upside-Down Cards by Leeza Robertson | Book Review
mirror, mirror on the wall chipping me away as I call into a 2-D picture I fall mirror, mirror on the wall my hair is off by a few strands my clothes wrinkled the wrong way my jeans are old and out of style my eyes are lost; I can't see myself I am … Continue reading Summer Musings: Here we go again – body image issues.
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Court cards are representations of personas or character types in a tarot deck, and they can be challenging because they are less descriptive and less conceptual than the rest of the deck. In this post, I've "invited" the four members of the royal family to speak and share their stories with us. Each of them … Continue reading The Tarot Royals: How to Read Court Cars Based on Their Roles| A Closer Look at the Pages, Knights, Queens & Kings
What do you mean, "mean"? I often hear people talk about "my deck is being really mean to me", followed by a sad face..which made me think, interesting. Though I would personally describe some self-readings as unsatisfactory or confusing, I've never described used the term "mean". This is why I decided to explore the idea … Continue reading Help, My Deck is Being Mean! 6 Things You Can Do When Working with a Really “Mean” Tarot Deck
I'm sure for a lot of us, we have'll a regular stream of newcomer-decks that we'll have to warm up to. How do we break the ice and establish a better connection with the deck of cards before us? Well, here's 5 ways for you to consider and experiment! Sit with your deck and look … Continue reading Breaking the Ice: 5 Ways to Bond With Your Tarot Deck
I am super excited to be working with this deck. From the moment I saw it online, I knew this was something I would enjoy immensely. The whimsical art, the specific tarot world that it portrays, the careful symbolism and philosophy--all seemed too good to be true. I purchased the deck and I am going … Continue reading You Had Me at Hello: Phantasmagoric Theatre Tarot
Press Start to Join! If you are living your life, chasing your dreams, and planning your success and you need to spice things up, to have a little more excitement in the process--gamification is the perfect way to add some positive and motivating vibes to your game. In this post, I want to share with … Continue reading Start Your Quest | 9 Gamification Tarot Spreads to Level Up Your Life!
A few years ago, I wrote a blog post titled "What to ask during a tarot reading? 5 types of questions for consideration", in which I gave a list of 5 useful question tags that will help you formulate a question to ask your deck, which will lead to insightful answers. In this blog post, … Continue reading What to Ask Tarot? Best Questions to Ask When You Read For Yourself
Which cards in tarot would make great villains? Other than the obvious ones in major arcana such as The Devil, The Tower, and Death, a.k.a. the Big Three, or the heratbreaker 3 of Swords, the cunning 7 of Swords, or the bitchy Queen of Swords (seriously, what is with the swords?), what other tarot cards … Continue reading Tarot Villains: Evil Behaviours According to Their Suit or Element
If you've ever wondered why some tarot practitioners talk about their decks as if they were a living entity, or why some decks could be sweet while others blunt or straight up critical and negative--well, it's a complex question that requires an examination of one's belief in how reality operates. So there's really no black … Continue reading Is Your Deck Alive? Thoughts on Anthropomorphizing Your Tarot Deck
In this blog post, I want share with you some of my reflections on my business journey thus far, spurred by "The Bone Collector" card from Enchanted Map Oracle. Just so you know, I get pretty raw and personal in this blog post. Some highlights: grieving, creativity, energetic attachments, and realigning using the compass in … Continue reading The Bone Collector: Honouring the Dead, Grounding Myself in Truth and Reinstalling My Creative Engines
Happy 2018, everyone! It's been a while you've heard from me, but here I am: I LIIIIIIVE!!! I hope you are all enjoying the new year, reeling in your resolutions and dreams, holding them in your heart as you venture forth to conquer yet another awesome 12 chapters of your life. I have no doubt … Continue reading 9 of Cups: The Triforce of Abundance & The Quest for More Wealth and Life’s Treasures
New year, new me, new resolutions, new quests, new energy, new direction, new map...just, NEW!! Now that the calendar has finished resetting, here's a few energetically charged tarot spreads to give you a power boost and jumpstart the next 12 months, to connect with the big picture and plan accordingly, and to ground yourself in … Continue reading 6 Tarot Spreads to Kick-start the New Year
I remember my heart leapt out of my throat when I first discovered this deck on the internet. I could not contain my excitement: Shakespeare, fairytales, and Victorian storybook all in one deck? HELLO!? At that precise moment, I swore an oath to acquire this deck without fail. I must own this deck if it meant … Continue reading You Had Me At Hello: The Arthur Rackham Oracle
So I wote a tarot rap. Woooooot! It was a flash of creative whim, really. This song showed up at my door and found me. Now, I'm not a rapper and this is like my first rap ever, so I can't say that my rapping is of badass quality (but I am proud of these lyrics, … Continue reading The Tarot Rap: Fool’s Journey
Sucks to be human, doesn't it? To be stuck in a physical body that is only capable of moving in a linear fashion while multiple streams of creative energies, impulses and inspirations are fighting to come through you, shouting to get your attention, seeking to be born, to be manifested, to be brought into this … Continue reading 10 of Wands: Fighting Through Creative Overwhelm + Tarot Spread
Honestly, 2017 went by in a blink of an eye. I cannot believe it is almost December. For me personally, this year has been a challenging year with hard and bone-deep lessons. I was called to ride the waves of my grief and losses, as well as face my inner demons at a cellular level. … Continue reading Wrapping Up 2017: 6 Tarot Spreads to Help You Make the Best of Your Year
Welcome to the very first episode of the Pet & Tarot Series! 🙂 In this post, award-winning artist, Certified Essential Oil Therapist and Reiki Master Martha Brown will share with you some of her experiences towards slinging cards for her dogs, and how she combines her essential oil and reiki practice to channel intuitive … Continue reading ☆ Pet & Tarot ☆ Martha and Zena (Part One): cardslinging, reiki-channeling, and herbal oil blending