10 Things A Professional Tarot Reader Will Not Do

Are you worried about getting a Tarot reading because you fear ending up in the hands of a charlatan? I have put together a list of things professional readers will not do to help safeguard your interests.

The three main marks of a true Tarot professional are:

  • they have your best interests at heart
  • the readings are empowering  
  • a lot of effort is put into formulating the right questions to help you move forward with your life

1. Be less than transparent about their ethics. Any professional Tarot reader worth the name will have their reader's ethics published on their website and in any leaflets they hand out.

2. Help you cheat. If you go to a Tarot reader and ask about how to keep cheating on your husband without him finding out or if you are safe to leave your husband for someone you are seeing on the side because you are afraid of the financial repercussions they may or may not choose to read for you. Please understand this: a reader who does read on this sort of question is totally out of whack with their Higher Self and the 'advice' you get will be of very poor quality (low energy vibration). You are already in a bad place and getting a reading to try to justify it will only make it worse.

A true professional will decline to read on this because they have standards, seek to genuinely help their clients and simply don't want that kind of karma on their soul's record. This has nothing to with being judgmental, as some would claim, but everything to do with being spiritually discerning.


The Unexpected Plot Twist Tarot Spread

In the wake of the Aquarius New Moon, for which I suggested creating a Plot Twist to the Path of Your Destiny, I find myself unintentionally manifesting just such a plot twist in a very Uranian (Uranus rules Aquarius), i.e. bizarre and unexpected way. I really shouldn't be surprised at this though since so many planets are in Aquarius and Mercury has gone retrograde (and Goddess knows what else - I'm not an Astrologer!).

Nevertheless, I woke up knowing that I was done with alcohol. Permanently. Drinking something that is both inflammatory and expensive when I could be spending my money on food and drink that is healing instead just ceased to make sense.


Karmic Grace Past Life Tarot Spread and Sample Reading

Past Life Astrology by Judy Hall is blowing my mind a little right now with how accurately it relates to my own life experience and my more or less educated guesses on what is karmic in this in this incarnation. I feel I finally have a chance to get a handle on what is what through reading this book and carefully studying my own birth chart.

Not only that, I believe this information translates beautifully into an opportunity to delve even deeper through targeted readings on each of the different types of personal karma.

Other types of karma are group karma, collective karma (global) and cosmic karma.

The different types of personal karma are, according to Judy Hall:


A Holistic Yes/No Tarot Technique That Packs A Punch

How do you make a yes/no Tarot reading holistic? By asking the right question, in the right way and with the right tools!

The Right Question

The right yes/no question is as proactive and empowering as possible. An example of a yes/no question that disempowers is 'Should I...?' The Tarot will never tell you what you should or shouldn't do.

A better question to ask is 'Will going down this path bring me _________ (fill in blank for desired result)?' or 'Will doing this improve _________ (fill in blank for situation that you want to improve)?


The Christmas Present Tarot Spread

Have you been naughty or nice this year, dear reader? Since you are reading this, I will make a bet that you are a nice and kind person and that your actions in 2014 have been a reflection of your gracious nature. 

Tarotize usually attracts the most conscientious souls... the ones that wish to improve themselves (Mind Body and Spirit) as well as to work for the greater good of all of mankind. Kindred lightworkers, seers and healers all gather here.

That is why I thought it would be nice to take a break from our usual hard work. The spread above is a feel-good spread - my gift to you for being so darn good all year long! You get a sneak peek at the rewards waiting on the other side of New Year's.

It's a simple three card spread that is so simple that you can do it even after a glass mulled wine (or three)...


Social Media 101 for Tarotpreneurs - 10 Tricks You Can't Afford To Miss

Lord Sugar said on The Apprentice last night 'Just because you've worked every station at McDonalds doesn't mean you can run a successful restaurant.' Equally, just because you hang out on most social media platforms, it doesn't mean that you are social media savvy to the extent you need to be when you go pro with your online Tarot services.

While I did take advice and read up on how to use social media for business when I went pro in 2011, it was still a steep learning curve for me, so I would like to share with you some of the tricks I learned that has helped me gain a massive following and allowed new clients to find me.

1. Build and curate your content carefully. The content you share via your social media channels becomes your calling card and allows the right people/clients to find you. You may find that what you share shifts more in favour of articles and images that help and inspire rather than pictures of you and your bff's on the lash. If not, you are missing a trick.


Dance Like a Fool!

“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche
What do you think The Fool and the Dancer of The World do when they meet at the pause at the end of a cycle of creation? They dance! In this wordless space before the next Word is spoken is where they are both completely free. 

This is what The Fool has to say about dancing:

You know, I totally dance as if nobody is watching! I never took any classes and I don't care what it looks like. I'm completely present in the moment and excited to find out where the music will take me next. The Emperor likes to scold me and constantly tells me I need lessons... Maybe one day... but for now, I would like to dance with you - Will you join me?

This is what The World Dancer says about dancing: