Your First Deck There’s this really pervasive myth that your first tarot deck should be gifted to you. I don’t know where this comes from, but to me that seems a lot like gatekeeping. I wouldn’t have gotten started in tarot if I had waited around for someone to gift me a deck. I don’tContinue reading “How do I get started with tarot?”
Monthly Archives: Sep 2020
What’s the difference between sympathy, empathy, and compassion, and why does it matter?
Simon Baron-Cohen (yes, related to Sacha) is a British researcher who developed the idea that Autism is caused by an ‘extreme male brain’. This is a very controversial hypothesis. It’s the idea that Autistic people, regardless of gender process the world ‘through a male lens’, have typically male interests, and struggle with tasks that womenContinue reading “What’s the difference between sympathy, empathy, and compassion, and why does it matter?”
3 Magical Musicians To Uplift Your Tarot Practice
You sit down with your deck of cards, maybe a cup of tea ready, perhaps a reading cloth laid out or a notebook by your side. Most of the time, I practice in silence so that I can focus on the cards in front of me. But music can add extra dimension to a reading,Continue reading “3 Magical Musicians To Uplift Your Tarot Practice”