https://youtu.be/cJSARCBDGV4As a tarot reader I often get questions about my background, experience and practice. Recently I stumbled upon a blog post: 10 Questions Every Tarot Reader Must Answer by the Left Hand Path, and wanted to share my answers. Have a watch and read through and get to know me a little more! 1. Were you mentored, or were you self-taught? Both.When I purchased my first Tarot deck at 15 I was completely self-taught. I read a lot of books about the Tarot and read the guidebook for the Mythic Tarot many many times. I also used my intuition.I found my mentor...

https://youtu.be/VTtrin-x7nQ How Remote Tarot Readings Work and Tarot and Oracle Deck Selection. I have been conducting Tarot Readings via the internets for a long while now and I can’t really believe that I have not talked about how I believe my readings work and what my technique is. So here it is.There are four options to have  a Tarot Readings with my little self. If you are in Vancouver or you catch me while I am travelling you can get a Tarot reading with me face to face. Most of my Clients connect with me via Skype, email and video readings....

Ethony: Can you share a little about  yourself. Where you are from, what you are passionate about and what is your profession?Joanna: I grew up in Los Angeles and moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1990. I live on a small island near Bellingham, Washington, with a population of around 900. On clear days I can see Canada from the ferry dock!I’m passionate about connecting with the natural world in a deep and intimate way (which is really the theme of the Gaian Tarot). I’m passionate about the Circle Way, a method of holding intentional conversations. I’m passionate about making art and writing. I’m passionate about guiding others into coming into their own deep wisdom and sacred...

BoundariesI am a firm believer in Boundaries. Having them and keeping them.Professional boundaries are so important and I have been guilty of letting them get a little blurry at times. To run a successful business you need them. All businesses have them. Your business is no different. Whether you are a Tarot reader or make magical potions.I have gathered together some tips for having healthy boundaries as a Professional Tarot Reader. This can be applied to all energy workers or people who work for themselves.When you let your potential Clients know what they are going to get in a...

 It’s that time again. Here are the Tarot and Oracle decks that I have been drawn to and using for my personal and Client readings. TAROT DECKS The Animal Totem Tarot This deck has been calling to be used for a lot of my Client readings. Especially about Career, Spiritual business and Spiritual path working. It is so stunning and the guidebook is fantastic. I have a lot of animal decks and books and there are some gems in the book about animal magic and messages Victorian Romantic Tarot This deck is sadly out of print but it is a deck that I...

 Intuition or inner knowing is such a gift. It can help guide us away from bad decisions and people and keep us on the path.Now I truly believe that we are going to experience things in our lives that we can’t always avoid but if we develop and listen to our inner voice, our bodies and truly pay attention it can bring an element of the divine to our everyday lives.I use my intuition with my Tarot readings and coaching but I also use intuition every day. The more that I have been in touch with my inner compass the...

Today’s question is: When a friend or family member asks you for a Tarot reading what do you do? Will you read for people you are close to?https://youtu.be/KpHv1l9MZHA As always everything I mention here is my perspective and experience, take what resonates to you and leave the rest.Some people have no problem reading for family and friends. Please always go with what you feel the most comfortable with and do that. There is no right or wrong way to approach this. Always go with what feels right to you.Here are some things I would like to share with you for your consideration...

This is a video request for a Tarot Readers Academy student who asked about ways that she can gain more confidence in creating a narrative in her Tarot readings rather than just looking at each individual card.This is something that can take time. Some people are naturals when it comes to talking, writing and seeing stories in images. Other people can really struggle with it. So please don’t feel like you are a failure as a Tarot Reader if this is something you haven’t aced yet.I thought the best way to learn how to weave narrative into your Tarot...

Oracle Decks and TarotLike many Tarot Readers I also have an abundance of Oracle decks that I use in my spiritual practice. I use these decks on their own and also with the Tarot.I am going to discuss a few ways in which you can use Oracle decks with the Tarot in readings. This is from my personal experience and I encourage you to take what you feel inspired by and incorporate it into your practice and leave the rest.https://youtu.be/q9XbsEXtXEsVideo TranscriptionThe DifferenceYes there is a difference between Tarot and Oracle decks. They often get labelled as the same thing...

This is a guide for tarot readers, oracle readers, healers and energetic workers of all kinds for dealing with difficult Clients. I use the medium of Tarot for this guide as this is my main divination and healing tool.https://youtu.be/fppAw_IFjo4 Transcription If you are a professional in any field you are going to deal with difficult Clients.I have had plenty.I had the Client who stone faced said nothing the whole reading and then told me nothing was right at the end.I had the Client who stood up and walked away, mid reading.I had the Client who wanted to argue...