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October Instagram Challenge: #22daysoftarot

22daysoftarot

#22daysoftarot is a 22 day instagram challenge, starting Oct. 1st, going through the Major Arcana in the real world. #22daysoftarot #tarotbyhilary

 

[PLEASE NOTE: I started this challenge in 2015 – let’s do it again this October!]

This instagram challenge will help you become familiar with the Major Arcana cards of a tarot deck, and is a combination of two of the most powerful shortcuts to learning tarot I know: a card of the day practice, and viewing the entire world through a tarot lens by finding/taking pictures of those things that remind you of tarot cards.Continue Reading

How I create my channeled messages

Sometimes, my channeled messages are received like this:

Other times, it’s like this:

My husband plays darts on Tuesday nights in our hometown. I walked over there with him so that I could get in my step count (over 10,000 steps that day, so yay!). On the walk home, I was struck with another of what I call “channeled messages”: messages that come to me while I am walking in nature without headphones or anything else to distract me, or doing the dishes, or meditating, or taking a shower, or at the shore looking out to the horizon over ocean waves.

I pulled over and sat down on a bench to create a social media image for it to make sure that I didn’t lose the message. And I didn’t. I sent it out, and it always seems to resonate with people, so I’m going to keep doing it until it doesn’t. It usually seems that the very message I receive and send out is the very message I most needed to hear: as well as everyone else.Continue Reading

What I do at a psychic faire: use all I’ve got

This weekend, I did my first ever psychic faire. I know, I know, you’ve been in the tarot business for how many years, and this was your first psychic faire? Yup, it’s true. My friend Jenna “Queen of Wands” Matlin will be ashamed of me.

My forever-on-my-ass biz mentor Theresa Reed calls psychic faires or parties a “psychic gangbang.” For her, this kind of energy is just not her jam and she doesn’t do ‘em. And that’s cool. To each our own, as the wise ones say.

I THRIVED on this energy. Loved it. Got a little jealous and down in the dumps when I saw tons of people booked for one person while my client seat was empty, but reminded myself that some people there have a following there or local clients. Yes, I compared myself to the other readers there (hey, I’m human), but the butterflies in my stomach (it happens for every new client, like the energy of a first date) disappeared once the client’s butt was in my chair and the cards were shuffled. And once one person took a chance on an unknown kid (comment below if you get that reference), I didn’t have a break until it was closing time. Sweet!

This experience has given rise to a new way of working for me.Continue Reading

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