Plant Magic, Embracing Patience on a Career Journey, & Embodying the 7 & 8 of Pentacles with Amanda Midkiff
Release Date: 09/30/2020
In Episode 65 of Living Tarot, I have a great conversation with Emily Prentice about all things creative. Emily, is an illustrator, fiber artist, and creative facilitator living in West Virginia. Emily’s work often shifts and changes, but it always revolves around the basics building blocks of visual art: the colors, shapes, and symbols that connect us to everything else. Emily leads creative study groups that take artistic explorers to the underworld and outer space and many places in between. She runs a snail-mail art service which sends chromatically themed packages to the color curious....info_outline Embodying the Lovers Card in 2022
In episode 64 of Living Tarot, I talk all about some of the major themes of the Lover Card since 2022 is a Lovers Card year. I speak to some of the themes that we dealt with last year in a hierophant year and how we can bring those lessons into 2022. I explain how to lean into the energy of the lovers to develop healthy relationships with the people you love and also with yourself. I also share how to calculate your personal card of the year and how to assess how that card works with the Lovers card energy. Connect with Sheila: Join my email list and get my Tarot...info_outline 2022 Astrological Forecast Part 2 with Davis Carr
In episode 63 of Living Tarot, Davis Carr finishes out the 2022 Astrological forecast. Davis Carr is a consulting astrologer and tarot reader based in the traditional and unceded Algonquin territory (Ottawa, Canada). Davis uses astrology to help fellow creative, burnt-out, over-achieving humans better understand who they are and how to navigate life's challenges. Her tarot readings provide the clarity and guidance her clients need to move forward, make important decisions, or simply get some reassurance that they are on the right path. Davis shares some of the big takeaways for eclipse...info_outline 2022 Astrological Forecast Part 1 with Davis Carr
In episode 62 of Living Tarot, I host my friend Davis Carr for a look at the Astrological forecast for the first part of 2022. Davis Carr is a consulting astrologer and tarot reader based in the traditional and unceded Algonquin territory (Ottawa, Canada). Davis uses astrology to help fellow creative, burnt-out, over-achieving humans better understand who they are and how to navigate life's challenges. Her tarot readings provide the clarity and guidance her clients need to move forward, make important decisions, or simply get some reassurance that they are on the right path. Davis...info_outline 2021 Year End Wrap Up
2021 was another hectic and overwhelming year. In episode 61 of Living Tarot, I dive into some of my biggest takeaways from this past year. I discuss some of the biggest personal and business changes that I’ve experienced this year and how freeing myself from some of the stories I’ve historically told about myself has freed me up for more joy throughout 2021. Living Tarot has been one of my favorite projects of the past two years and this episode is a reflection on the evolution of not just the podcast and my business but also me as a person. Connect with Sheila: Join...info_outline How to Integrate a New Tarot Deck
In this episode of Living Tarot, I answer two listener questions about my process of integrating and learning to work with new tarot decks. I discuss some easy ways to get started as well as how to assess your progress with a new tarot deck. I also share how to know if a tarot deck is not right for you and what to do if that is the case. The holidays are a time when we are often gifted new decks and having an easy way to work with a new deck is critical this time of year. Connect with Sheila: Join my email list and get my Tarot for Anxiety spread To book a career...info_outline How To Know Which Tarot Deck to Use
Episode 59 of Living Tarot is for all my tarot deck hoarders and collectors. Supporting indie artists is wonderful but it can lead to tarot deck decision fatigue. So what do we do when we have too many options? In this episode, I share how I work with new decks so that I know the vibe and communication style of each one. I explain how to integrate a new deck into your tarot practice gradually. Certain decks serve us best at different times in our lives and working with each new deck as you get it can help you understand exactly what deck will serve you best in the moment. I also touch...info_outline Harnessing Wild Creativity & Using Tarot Archetypes for Character Development
For episode 58 of Living Tarot, I chat with Domenica Pillo. Domenica is the founder and Head Witch at Word Witch Copy Consulting. She is an author, copy editor, and book coach. To her, words are magic and her mission is to harness the wild creativity of authors by forging magical word crafters. Her educational background is in English and Professional Writing. Her copy editing scope ranges from fiction novels to newspapers and everything in between. She is a trained writing coach and works with writers from all backgrounds. Her love of words doesn’t stop at the authoring, editing, and...info_outline Protecting Tender Things & Embodying the Seven of Wands through Holiday Season
On episode 57 of Living Tarot I dive into what lessons we can learn from the seven of wands to help us through the holiday season Though this card often shows up as a harbinger of defensiveness and battles ahead, it also provides potent information on the tender parts of us that need protecting. I also discuss how the information embodying the seven of wands provides can actually help us show up more authentically with family and friends, which in turn helps us enjoy this reflective emotional time of year. I explain how the six of cups offers us the ability to show up to holiday interactions...info_outline Ask Sheila: Shaking off the Rust after a Break and Oracle Cards vs. Tarot
On episode 56 of Living Tarot, I dive into my email box for the first Ask Sheila of the season. I discuss what happens when we take a break from our deck and address one reader’s concerns about getting rusty on cards meanings. Spoiler: it can actually be a good thing. I also tackle a question about when to use tarot and oracle and some things to think about when you’re trying to decide. Connect with Sheila: Join my email list and get my Tarot for Anxiety spread To book a career tarot reading or distance energy healing session with Sheila click - To read more about Sheila’s...info_outline
In episode 13 of Living Tarot, I speak with Amanda Midkiff about her journey into teaching plant magic. Amanda is the herbalist and plant witch of Locust Light Farm in New Jersey. Through classes both on her farm and online, she helps folks experience the magic and medicine of the plant world and the transformative power of plant magic. She also hosts rituals for the seasonal holidays. Amanda delights in mosses, loves delicious bevs, and heartily believes in gnomes. We discuss how hard it can be to gracefully let go of career plans even when you know it’s right.
- We chat about how Amanda’s training in herbalism has brought even deeper meaning and understanding to her plant magic practice
- Amanda and I discuss what plant medicine is and how to work magically with plants.
- We discuss how intuition led Amanda on a very spiraled career journey from wanting to be an agricultural lawyer to a veggie farmer to a plant witch and teacher.
- We also discuss how Amanda said her business up to move her closer and closer towards the perfect job for her.
- Amanda also speaks to how to start to develop your own plant magic and how to accept what speaks to you and what doesn’t without being appropriative.
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Get access to Amanda's Plant Magic for beginners here - https://www.locustlightfarm.com/plant-magic-for-beginners
Take Amanda's Which Plant Ally do You Need Right Now Quiz here - https://quiz.tryinteract.com/#/5e23321102200100148554b4
Find Amanda Online at locustlightfarm.com or on Instagram at www.instagram.com/locustlightfarm