Plant Magic, Embracing Patience on a Career Journey, & Embodying the 7 & 8 of Pentacles with Amanda Midkiff
Release Date: 09/30/2020
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 Running Career Diagnostics with the Tarot
Have you ever reached the point in your business or career where you know something is off but you just can’t seem to figure out what it is? On Episode 55 of Living Tarot I talk about how to run career diagnostics to figure out how to diagnose and work through career and business issues. This type of inquiry is incredibly powerful for me in my own career and business but it is technique that I use very often with clients Learn how to assess where you are now and where you want to head next. Tarot is the perfect neutral resource for you to figure out exactly where you need to shift your focus...info_outline Intuitive Sound Healing and Embodying the 8 of Swords & 9 of Cups with Janet Kessenich
On Episode 54 of Living Tarot, I interview Janet Kessenich M.M. Janet is a workshop facilitator, intuitive sound healer, Akashic Records reader, and author whose work facilitates a deeper connection with one’s personal essence – your best self – so that you can live and contribute from a fully integrated, empowered place of alignment and wellbeing. She is the author of Music Lessons for the Spirit, a collection of essays drawn from the spiritual/life lessons she learned as a pianist. As a sound healer, she brings the essence of music – calibrated vibration – into her work with...info_outline What if I'm Afraid to Ask the Question
What happens when we have a big question that we’re afraid to know the answer to? In episode 53 of Living Tarot, I speak to the big hairy scary questions and how to approach your deck when you’re unprepared for the answer I talk about how to know if you’re not ready to hear the answer to a specific question. I share some techniques for figuring out where that fear is coming from and ideas of what to ask instead. I explain how to approach readings until you have more clarity or comfort around the question you fear. This is a very common occurrence and rather than using it as an excuse not...info_outline Creating The Hollow Valley Tarot with Erin Alise and Davis Carr
On Episode 52 of Living Tarot I host my friends Davis Carr, and Erin Alise Borzak, the creators of the Brand New Hollow Valley Tarot. This is my first ever dual interview and it was so much fun to learn about the creative process of collaborating on a tarot deck. We have such a great conversation about how intuition drives both of their work and how they have digitally collaborated on creating this deck. We discuss symbolism in their creative process We talk about which cards they find particularly challenging Erin and Davis both discuss times when they did and didn't listen to their...info_outline Might As Well Face It, I'm Addicted to Cards
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On Episode 50, I wrap up season one of Living Tarot with some of the biggest things I’ve learned from reading tarot for myself and clients over the last few years. I really struggled with how to wrap up something that has been such a passion project for me but this felt the most natural. I discuss how to cultivate intuition in little ways over time and the fact that it’s normal to struggle to trust yourself. I speak to the fact that tarot is a tool that can easily help you build that intuitive muscle over time. I got into details on reading for romantic relationships and what to do when...info_outline Learning the Court Cards: The Kings
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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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