Month: May 2016

Tarot Tuesday: Compassion + Self-Disclosure

Tarot Tuesday: Compassion + Self-Disclosure

As a tarot reader, I do not—nor will I ever—claim to be an objective, clear channel that a higher power flows through. I have a personal daily yoga practice to experience a sense of oneness with God, but I don’t call myself capable of channeling God—or any higher […]

Tarot Tuesday: Yes + No + The Distribution of Energy

Tarot Tuesday: Yes + No + The Distribution of Energy

So, a lot of us human beings have residual boundary issues that we’ve carried with us into adulthood from the relationships we had as kids with our parents and siblings. Many of us have no idea how to say no well into our adult lives, […]

Plantain Toast

Plantain Toast

Okay, first of all, this isn’t toast. Plantain toast just sounds sexy and there’s no real name for whatever this is. I’ll make something more toast-like soon. This here is more like a cross between a pancake, bread pudding, and Haitian pain patate, only there’s […]

Tarot Tuesday: Act Like Royalty

Tarot Tuesday: Act Like Royalty

So, full disclosure: I just left Jamaica and I’ve been feeling pretty disconnected from my cards this week. It happens every so often that I get uninspired and the cards stop making sense. I pull cards with my coffee every morning and sometimes, I just […]

Tarot Tuesday: Trust + The Benefits of Practice

Tarot Tuesday: Trust + The Benefits of Practice

Last week the seven of wands card warned us about the dangers of holding too tightly to ideas about who we are and how those ideas can keep us stuck. We tend to measure ourselves against what we see around us, what we’ve learned from […]

Tarot Tuesday: The Self + Flexibility

Tarot Tuesday: The Self + Flexibility

Most mental health issues can be traced back to the self, and how we relate to it. For instance, a deflated sense of self might make it difficult for one to set boundaries with others; an overly inflated sense of self might make it difficult […]