How to Work With Your “Year” Card in the Tarot

One of the best ways to learn to work with the Tarot in a more personal way is to focus in on one archetype for a period of time. You can do this by random selection, by finding your Soul or Personality cards (future posts on this to come), or by choosing a significator, or … Continue reading How to Work With Your “Year” Card in the Tarot

How to Create and Use a Tarot Journal

Do you want to learn to read tarot? Intrigued by the magical relationship that tarot readers seem to have with their cards? The art (and magic) of reading cards comes when you develop an intuitive relationship with your deck, as well as learning the traditional archetypal meanings. Keeping a journal of your readings, insights, and … Continue reading How to Create and Use a Tarot Journal

How to Do Yes/No Tarot Spreads

I remember a charity event I did at the beginning of my Tarot reading career. It was a mob scene, and I was offering free 3 card readings. I did a lot of readings that night, and was honestly dismayed to find that the bulk of those were for yes/no questions. Like, "will he come … Continue reading How to Do Yes/No Tarot Spreads

The Pros and Cons of Reading Tarot Cards Reversed

Unlike playing cards, Tarot cards have a right-side up position. It took me ages to integrate reversed cards into my tarot reading. Because I read for a long time without them, I'm a proponent of doing what you like when it comes to reversed cards--I think  you can read effectively either way. However, there is … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Reading Tarot Cards Reversed

What is the Difference Between Psychic Ability and Intuition?

If you know me at all, you know I eschew the word psychic. I mean, it just makes me feel … a little schlocky. I’ve tried intuitive as a substitute, but that leads to confusion—because people think that intuition and psychic-ness are two different things. But really, they are the same, like two sides of … Continue reading What is the Difference Between Psychic Ability and Intuition?