What Holds Your World Up?

Just a single card from the Samadhi Oracle (Jess Bren, 2017) this week, as I’m in full ‘exam’ mode in preparation for Saturday.  So, what energy will help me through it all?   Akupara – Support A snake bits its own tail, with a huge turtle swimming through space holding onto the snake, and four Continue reading »

A Bridge to Where?

This new deck, the Samadhi Oracle (2017) funded through Indiegogo , is very true to modern Hindu aesthetics.  The colours are vibrant, and it includes cards for deities, elements of life, mythological beings, chakras and gurus.  Of those, personally the gurus section appeals to me least.  Yet, it’s true that there is a long tradition Continue reading »

Should I continue time-restricted eating?

Buddha’s Diet A book came out recently called Buddha’s Diet.  It is very simple to read, and advocates what many are calling time-restricted eating.  The basic idea is to restrict the hours in the day that you eat. While I’ve also heard it called the 16:8 Diet (sixteen hours fasting, eight hours eating, to echo Continue reading »

What is Awakening in Your Soul?

Ethony Dawn is pretty well-known in the divination community.  She has created several self-published decks, and also offers tarot tuition and heart-centred business coaching.  This is her latest offering, the Awakened Soul Oracle (2016), a collaboration with artist Danielle Mulligan, funded through a Kickstarter. The images offer a modern, female-centric take on life as an Continue reading »

Where Am I Really Powerless?

Carla of Rowan Tarot shared a great spread last week for exploring big changes.  However, my focus, inspired by repeated visits by the card of the same name from Bev‘s Elements of Recovery deck (2016), is Powerlessness.  So, I decided to tweak the spread in that direction.  As for my deck this week, it is Continue reading »

How Can I Achieve Greater Wellness?

For the Winter Solstice, I created a workbook to ‘Welcome Wellness in 2017’ (you can download it for free by clicking the link).  Part of that included a tarot spread to explore different elements of life and how they influence your sense of wellness.  The different areas it looks at are: your thoughts, your motivations, Continue reading »