Making the Best Relationship You Can with the Worst Part of Yourself

The Nine of Swords reversed is a card of sheer torment, anxiety and depression. It signifies utter sadness and despair. But, as with all cards of the tarot, there is a bright side: it is personal, which means it is manageable. The title of this post is a quote from the book that I’m reading…

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WitchCrafts ( *)

Welcome to the December installment of WitchCrafts! Because I am abroad, this tutorial is super easy, but that is also good news for you! On my birthday in October, I made a bunch of drinks for my guests, including a super sparkly witches brew featuring the liqueur Viniq. I wasn’t too impressed with the sweetness…

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Merry Christmas Eve!

The Ten of Pentacles is a card of family, tradition, togetherness and affluence, which is perfectly appropriate for the Christmas season! As an admittedly commercial holiday, as opposed to the more spiritual solstice holiday of Yule, it still has many positive messages we can practice. We go through life alone, for the most part, and…

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From Folklore to Reality: How Do We Use Intuition in Everyday Life?

The High Priestess shows her dominion over pure intuition. As we read in fairy tales and folklore, we see old witches guide young princesses with their all knowing and all feminine counsel. We are told through stories that all women have this power of intuition. That if we just tap into our sixth sense we…

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EuroTrip

The Eight of Wands can signify air travel in a reading, and for me, it is 100% accurate! I have never been outside of the country. Even living in LA, I never even went to Mexico. So last years New Years resolution was to make one big trip a year to see the world and…

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Making Up Stories

The Moon tells us about our fears, anxieties and illusions. They work from the inside. And when we project them, we can alter our reality. In order to make sense of what is going on in the world around us, our minds will create wild fairy tales to help us feel like we can get…

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How Opening Your Heart Helps You Forgive

If you’ve been hurt before, it’s definitely a struggle to get back on the horse. You’re going to carry some baggage, and hopefully you’ve learned some things along the way that make you a little less naive. After a toxic relationship, it is super easy to hate the other person, talk badly about them, and…

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Don’t Cut off Your Nose To Spite Your Face

The Five of Swords is a card of victory through betrayal, or a sore defeat, depending on who you identify with in the reading. Unfortunately though, with this card, there is no real winner. Either you isolate yourself with a dirty triumph, or you lost after sticking to a battle that wasn’t yours to fight. Pride…

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Building A Case Without A Crime

The Nine of Wands reversed denotes paranoia; a point at which you are using your own boundaries against yourself to create a cage. Instead of letting yourself experience and blossom, you are finding it hard to trust others because of your past experiences. When you are hurt and you look back on the situation, whatever…

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What is a “Calling” and Do I Have One?

The Fool symbolizes the beginning of a journey. A bright, shiny-eyed fellow who is setting forth on a path that is completely and utterly new. One with purpose and one full of lessons to be learned. He is all of us. If you’re a young, ambitious individual, it’s not surprising that you might have been faced with…

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