August 15, 2016

Left-hand Tarot #20) Take a Chill Pill


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Where's your sense of humor? If you think you're going to be a great Tarot reader, then the first and most important thing you need is a sense of humor. There are so many insufferably serious Tarot readers out there, and the truth is that they're killing themselves acting all dignified and beyond reproach. My experience has been that such an attitude is tremendously off-putting. Instead, disarm your clients and counter their suspicions with a sense of humor. Read more.

You know what's easy to take too seriously? The cards on the table. You've got to bob and weave, go with the flow, and other trite metaphors I could name. It's easy when you look at the cards on the table to take everything very seriously and only use what you've got, but if you can relax from the strictures of the arrangement and what's on the table, you can see a lot of things that you didn't realize were already there. After all, you can tell as much about a thing by its presence as you can by its absence. Read more.

On the topic of taking things too seriously, what's the deal with people who say they "don't play games?" Everybody loves games. Anybody who says they don't like to play and indulge in the pleasure of the hunt is just fooling him or herself. Read more.