Shock, Trauma, and the Awesome Feeling of Acceptance

Straight from the mouth of my favorite website, biddytarot.com, “The Ten of Swords reversed indicates a painful ending which must occur for there to be growth and regeneration.” As you can tell from the bulk of my content, this is a very relatable concept for me. However, even with growth and regeneration, there is some…

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Why My Mother Means So Much to Me

In honor of my mothers birthday today, I’d like to explore the ups and downs of a mother-daughter relationship. Such a unique bond is special, and whether you weren’t, aren’t, were or are close with your mother, this is a story I think we can all appreciate. My mother and I have had quite a ride…

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Why Do We Keep Getting in Our Own Way?

The Seven of Swords represents mental challenges; breaking old habits that have been built after reoccurring setbacks. This card shows the difficulty in embarking in a new direction, but the willingness to start a new chapter. When something comes up that seems too good to be true, we tend to overthink things, re-rationalize, and convince…

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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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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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Emotional Intelligence

The Queen of Cups is a Queen of emotions. She is introspective and compassionate. She understands herself and listens to others. She is emotionally intelligent. Emotional intelligence is of high importance for many reasons. The basal reason being that most every aspect of our lives is founded on human interaction. Be it at work, in a…

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Why Compassion is so Powerful

True strength comes from compassion. Is anyone else fiery? Hot-tempered? Impulsive?? Well, I know that is definitely part of my character. Much like the lion in this card, I have tamed these traits over time, but when I was younger I would shoot off like a pistol whenever someone did something I didn’t like. Compassion…

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