Tarot Reversals for Beginners: Five Approaches to Reading Upside-Down Cards by Leeza Robertson | Book Review

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

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Help, My Deck is Being Mean! 6 Things You Can Do When Working with a Really “Mean” Tarot Deck

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

You Had Me at Hello: Phantasmagoric Theatre Tarot

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

Start Your Quest | 9 Gamification Tarot Spreads to Level Up Your Life!

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!

What to Ask Tarot? Best Questions to Ask When You Read For Yourself

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

Tarot Villains: Evil Behaviours According to Their Suit or Element

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

Is Your Deck Alive? Thoughts on Anthropomorphizing Your Tarot Deck

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

9 of Cups: The Triforce of Abundance & The Quest for More Wealth and Life’s Treasures

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

6 Tarot Spreads to Kick-start the New Year

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

Wrapping Up 2017: 6 Tarot Spreads to Help You Make the Best of Your Year

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

☆ Pet & Tarot ☆ Martha and Zena (Part One): cardslinging, reiki-channeling, and herbal oil blending

  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

Tarot Readers and Cardslingers Unite: #TarotNanoChallenge2017

Writers and Cardslingers! Are you ready for National Novel Writing Month!?  If you are embarking on this month-long quest of utmost intensity and creativity, then you're in good company! Lots of tarot nerds happen to be creative writers as well (naturally--tarot and writing just go so awesome together.) For this year, I will be hosting … Continue reading Tarot Readers and Cardslingers Unite: #TarotNanoChallenge2017

5 of Cups: #spiritualistproblems

  In a hurry to move on. The 5 of Cups can be a pretty upsetting card. It's about disappointment, emotional disharmony, and loss. I'm sure the "well, there are still two cups left standing" is often the "glass half full" version of the positive message that we are able to channel from a "downer" … Continue reading 5 of Cups: #spiritualistproblems

Awesome Finds & Tarot Treasures

Hey guys! I am mostly writing this blog post for selfish reasons. I need a centralized place to keep track of (I mean, share) my awesome findings on the internet so I can purchase them all later (I mean, encourage other tarot peeps to support fellow tarot creatives and artists). The Coffee Tarot Kickstarter Campaign First … Continue reading Awesome Finds & Tarot Treasures

King of Swords and A Lesson in Forgiveness

King of Swords surprised me with a lesson in forgiveness.  It's probably because he is the most unforgiving king out of the four kings; am I right? King of Cups will forgive you if you are truly and authentically sincere, King of Wands will forgive you if you continue to validate him through your worship, … Continue reading King of Swords and A Lesson in Forgiveness

The Tarot Spread Machine: 33 Doodled Spreads ranging from the Tardis to Lemon Treacles

So to celebrate International Tarot Day, I ran a "virtual booth" via the Facebook group Tarot Nerds (created by Shonna Hill). Since spread-crafting is one of my favourite things to do when it comes to tarot, and I am currently in need of any "excuses" to practice my drawing and doodling skills, I conjured the … Continue reading The Tarot Spread Machine: 33 Doodled Spreads ranging from the Tardis to Lemon Treacles

International Tarot Day Blog Hop: The Hermit

Hello fellow tarot lover and enthusiast! If you are here for the International Tarot Day Blog Hop, then you're at the right place! A million thanks to Bree Ferguson, the amazing woman who organized this blog hop and made all this possible! Please be sure to check out her blog Nym's Divination! Did you enjoy … Continue reading International Tarot Day Blog Hop: The Hermit

International Tarot Day Deck

INTERNATIONAL TAROT DAY DECK If you didn't know already, I am among the many amazingly talented artists that are part of the International Tarot Day Deck project. (Sorry, I realize that sounds like I am tooting my own horn. I am one of the greats! Woohoo! I just meant that I am honoured to be part … Continue reading International Tarot Day Deck

It’s here! Sign up for the Den Newsletter + receive a FREE copy of my new e-book! (limited offer)!

Everybody, please give a warm welcome to the newest Den member!  My e-book, Tarot Beginnings: An Introductory Guide to the Story and Study of Tarot, is finally completed and is ready to meet the world. it's coming your way, so greet it with a smile for me. 🙂 For a limited time only, I am … Continue reading It’s here! Sign up for the Den Newsletter + receive a FREE copy of my new e-book! (limited offer)!

A Crash Course on Court Cards [+Free Worksheet!]

Court cards. You know what they're good at? Staring contests. When a court card (or several!) shows up in a reading, it's awkward because it seems nearly impossible to break the ice with the royals. *cue Lorde* In this post, you will learn about a simple framework based on creative storytelling and characterization that will … Continue reading A Crash Course on Court Cards [+Free Worksheet!]