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 aContinue reading “An exercise about boundaries for World Tarot Day”
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How do I get started with tarot?
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?”
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?”