From Pink Flamingos to Dung Beetles…

One thing I like about animal tarots is the reminder of how diverse and beautiful our planet is.  That certainly comes through in Eugene Smith’s artwork for the Animal Totem Tarot (Llewellyn, 2016) .  On the other hand, one downside is that sometimes finding the traditional interpretations is a bit of a stretch.  I must Continue reading »

Top 5 Goal Setting Mistakes and What to Do About Them

Working as a life coach, many people say to me that they get stressed out by having too many goals.  Or by setting goals that they never achieve, leaving them feeling frustrated and like a failure.  And if your goal is world peace or even something more personal like not losing your temper over Christmas, Continue reading »

Tarot of the Magical Forest Reading

Do you have a goal you’d like to work towards?  This Magical Life Coaching spread is based on Robert Dilts’ Neurological Levels, and examines what elements of your life support or hinder your goal.  This week I’m drawing from the Tarot of the Magical Forest (Lo Scarabeo, 2008).  This is a cute, animal-themed deck which Continue reading »

Barbieri Tarot Review

The Barbieri Tarot (Lo Scarabeo, 2015) is not a designed-as-such deck.  Instead, the artwork was picked from a pre-existing portfolio, and this rather shows.  For one thing, there is not a consistent feel to the art style.  For another, the images are sometimes rather a stretch to connect to traditional interpretations, though they have clearly Continue reading »