Vanity’s Power

Often described as a “shrinking violet,” the reversed Queen of Wands conveys the lack of confidence I think all women feel at some point in their life. With the age of selfies and social media upon us, expensive makeup and contouring, and ,of course, photo-shop, it becomes reasonable to have a compare-complex. When vanity steps…

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Rationing Your Time

Good afternoon witches! As some of you may have noticed, my blog posts have becoming more infrequent. While I used to try and post as often as possible, the time has come for me to spread out my writings in order to preserve the quality of my content. Which brings me to the Ten of…

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Tackling Obsession

Uh oh. Here’s that scary Devil card again. However, today, we’re going to use it to illustrate obsession. This card is not “bad” by any measure, but it is truly enlightening. It is the perfect metaphor for obsession. Being bound by mental chains of fixation on one thing or another is quite debilitating. When we…

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Why Pity Parties Don’t Work

In the Five of Cups, we see a man cloaked in despair. He is focusing on three spilled cups in front of him, and is unaware of the two cups,still full, behind him. And that is Lame Ass, amiright? Pity parties can be fun for a hot second, like when you really just need to be…

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Why Couple Tarot and Self Help?

The Page of Cups symbolizes the realization of a new part of yourself; the start of your journey in listening to your intuition. And isn’t that what the journey of self help is in a nut shell? I’ve recently gotten many questions about this. What does tarot have to do with psychology and personal development?…

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What Does Taking Care of Yourself ACTUALLY Mean?

When we go through hard times, people like to reach out in comfort and say “Just take care of yourself.” People throw around this phrase often, but when you are lost, hurt, and seemingly alone, it’s hard to understand what that actually means. After my infamous breakup, I found out that I had lost myself so…

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Giving Acknowledgement and Love to Your Inner Critic

We’ve visited this card before. Strength. The woman, strong and compassionate, tames the lion in her lap with her peaceful energy. This is how I want you to look at your relationship with your inner critic. You are the goddess atop the beast. The lion is your inner critic; the manifestation of your fears. You can tame…

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Why it Doesn’t Pay to People Please

A man suspended, upside down, with one leg free and one bound to the tree he hangs from, is symbolic for self sacrifice. His face is calm, but his need for martyrdom may come at a price; his mental and emotional well being. This is why we need to be careful about people pleasing. As…

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The Importance of Mantras

As the Star implies hope, inspiration and serenity on a large scale, so do mantras for your daily life. Whenever you feel as though you are out of your groove or are just having a bad day, you can reach into your pocket and pull out a mantra to repeat to yourself to get out of…

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Savoring Your Failures

The Seven of Pentacles conveys themes of hard work and perseverance. It shows an investment in something, usually long term, and the expectation for reward. But what if this investment isn’t as profitable as you had hoped? What if the finish line started to looked bleak from the other side, and you wish you hadn’t…

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