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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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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Acting With Intention Over Impulsion

In a city like New York, it’s hard to not be impulsive. Whether its a last minute night out with friends, an unexpected date, or a spontaneous event, there is always an excuse to go out and do something unplanned. However, when our life becomes all about impulsive behaviors and we lack any sort of routine,…

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The “Should” Factor

The Tower card represents a structure that, under pressure, will crumble. And essentially, this is what happens internally when you only focus on what you “should” do rather that what you want. Feeling pressured to do something isn’t out of the ordinary for any of us. There are constant environmental pressures that we cannot escape.…

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My New York Anniversary

As the Four of Wands signifies harmony and homecoming, I find it fitting to use it for today, the day that three years ago I moved to NYC. It has not all been harmonious. Definitely not easy. But my time spent living in this wonderful city has catapulted my growth from just beginning to aspiring life coach.…

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A Nugget on Codependency

As an upright Queen of Cups suggest emotional stability, a reversed suggests codependency. This topic is of utmost importance to me. When the love for yourself is contingent on how much you love others, you are codependent. When you can only love yourself because of the way you love others, by putting them first and…

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Accepting Exactly Where You Are In Your Journey

“The Fool is numbered 0, the number of unlimited potential, and does not actually have a specific place in the sequence of the Tarot cards. The Fool can come either at the beginning of the Major Arcana or at the end. The Major Arcana is often considered as the Fool’s journey through life and as…

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