Choosing your first tarot deck can be a minefield! Here's my advice for what to look out for, what to consider, and a few decks that might inspire you.
Cassandra takes an LGBTQ-specific look at the stories of greed and control we often find in the Four of Pentacles.
In this card, collaboration is queen. Brick by brick we are building a better world. Little by little, the people in charge are noticing. Piece by piece we are covering up the scars that our kyriarchy has left on it’s individuals.
Even if you don't have kiddos in your life, King Billy and the Royal Road will help you to dive deeper into your own tarot practice.
Even as a seasoned Tarot reader, sometimes I just get a spread as I'm reading my own cards where I'm like, "WTF?" Here are some helpful tips for those moments!
As I work though my own process of reclaiming my own Empressness, I turned to three queer tarot decks for new perspectives.
Taking time with your inner child allows a chance to step through time and provide that which was desperately needed but not received.
Here's a quick guide to my two popular tarot courses, A Card a Day and the Alternative Tarot Course.
Never mind long, rambling tarot spreads - here's a quick, dirty, two-card spread that takes just a minute or two, and provides loads of insight and clarity.
New year is a great time for tarot reading! Here are five tarot spreads to ring in the changes.
"We are so used to leaping right onto a situation and dealing with it quickly – it is an act of bravery and strength to simply hold back."
It is scary to see what is normally tucked away inside, out in the open, using its voice. But it is liberating, too, to give space to that untamed, unsocialised nature. To let your wolf howl.
Comparing cards from two or more different tarot decks can help you discover new depths of meaning. Here are some examples!
There's real magic in this liminal, in-between space. In not being one thing, or another, but a blend of two, or many, things.
Find out more about my new email course, and how it can help you learn tarot!
Siobhan shows how we can write new origin stories for the tarot's queens, reclaiming them for ourselves.
My brand new email course teaches you tarot in just five (or more) minutes each day.
There are many different ways to rename the court cards in tarot, and each system teaches us something new about these characters.
Part II of How to Sort the Courts: A guide to sorting and understanding the Tarot's 'people' cards, the court cards.
Melissa Cynova's brilliant book for tarot learners demystifies intimidating symbols and helps you get to grips with your tarot cards.
These four powerful femmes have 'done the work', and they can help you to do it, too!
To understand the court cards, we lean in to the oppressive social structures with which they were initially associated.
The card hidden away at the bottom of your deck can bring interesting perspectives to your tarot readings. Here are some approaches to try!
The knights can be relied on to go a tad OTT. Here's an approach to help you understand each of them.