May 25th is World Tarot Day, and to celebrate, I'm going to show you an activity I loved for learning the importance of boundaries. Being able to discern between rigid and weak, versus healthy and strong boundaries is a great ability to have for all relationships. Whether personal and romantic, familial, or even in a … Continue reading An exercise about boundaries for World Tarot Day
Lughnasadh is a Celtic festival celebrated on the 1st of August. However, as the Celts marked a new day at sunset, really it is from sunset on the 31st July, to sunset on the 1st of August. It marks the beginning of the harvest season, halfway between the Summer Solstice and the Autumn Equinox. It … Continue reading Lughnasadh Spread for Gratitude and Facing Fear
Cat Tarot Wrap, Purple Tarot Pouch, Purple Tarot Cloth, Four of Cups: This Might Hurt, Ace of Cups: Sasuraibito 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 … Continue reading How do I get started with tarot?
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 women … Continue reading What’s the difference between sympathy, empathy, and compassion, and why does it matter?
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