When it's impossible to leave, you need to present a united front.
Tarot is not just for telling fortunes and all that woo-woo stuff. It can deliver wisdom and insights into situations—both good and bad.
You are reading this, so I know that you are a narcissist. You may even be a little bit psycho! Here's how to trick people into thinking otherwise.
And learning not to teach was the best thing I did for me.
Hard to believe, but it’s true. And tragic. Most of them are children.
My preference is always to use a tarot deck. But if there is none available, it's easy to use regular playing cards to tell the future outcome of a situation.
Long before Robert Johnson met the Devil at the crossroads, there was Hekate.
You can use moon water for all kinds of spells. You can also use it to clear, remove, cancel and cleanse unwanted spells and curses. Here's how.
How can we use witchcraft and magick to make life a little more bearable? Work some spells, of course. Here are some simple, easy, and fun spells you can try that will break the monotony of Zoom, sourdough baking, or Netflix.
Correspondences are objects and essences that either represent or are connected to your intentions, desires, and outcomes. They are power boosters for spells and can help you achieve your magical goals.
Find out how to determine whether you are simply suffering a run of bad luck, or if you truly are the victim of a witch's wrath. Just in case you have been cursed, this article includes directions on how to remove a curse.
When reading tarot, working out how one card affects another can be tricky. Same with playing card readings. This article provides a simple method of working out card combinations.
Even some expert tarot card readers don't know some of these facts about tarot cards, where they came from, and how to use them. Expand your understanding and explore tarot myths and truths here.
Attracted to witchcraft, but not sure if any particular tradition is right for you? Eclectic witchcraft is whatever you want it to be. Change it up, switch it round, do it your way.
Magic, or ‘magick’, is simply the means of working with energy to make change happen. Witchcraft is real.
Why is it unlikely that you're being gang stalked? Because the statistics are against you. The idea that it is possible there are hundreds of people able to maintain the level of conspiracy required is mind-boggling. But what if it is a real thing?
Working with the Moon phases can boost your spells and give them extra power. Find out how to harness the power of the Moon and how performing your spells on the perfect day of the week can further enhance their strength.
When you don't have time to perform a ritual, you can turn to a fast and dirty mind magick spell to do the job.
A healing spell encourages well-being, positivity, and confidence. It helps you feel more at ease in mind and body. It makes sense that everyone should practice a little healing every day.
Want some more magic in your life? Love spells are the most popular kind of spells. Find out how to cast them safely and easily.
You know you are different. You know there's a more magical life for you, but are unsure how to find it. How can you narrow it down? Unearth how to discover if you are meant to be a Wiccan, a witch or a pagan.
What exactly is a good witch, and how do you become one? Find answers to your witchy questions here.
From attracting love to letting it go; from building trust to having fun together. Magical Switchwords are an easy method of establishing a healthy love life—or ending a bad one.
How to read tarot cards for your own personal questions. Learn how to go about it. Know what to do and what mistakes to avoid.
Casting a spell is easy, but what if you want to reverse it later? Discover how to undo a spell and also how to dismiss a curse.
Guidance on how to get started and/or continue along the witchy path. Contains links to other resourceful articles.
Fibromyalgia or FMS is debilitating. Along with other symptoms, the pain is usually the worst. Reduce pain by only eating these foods.
Women want real, and they want practical. They want to be capable, confident, and resilient. At the same time, they feel the seductive call of magical power.
Binding spells should be used with extreme caution; their consequences can be devastating. Information on the magickal technique of last resort.
What is a spell? It’s the act of making change happen with the power of your mind and emotions. It's both easier and harder than you might think. Here's what you need to know.
All you need to cast an effective spell is pen and paper. That means you can work magick anywhere and any time. No one will know.
Using poppets in spell casting is not about sticking pins in effigies. Learn how to work sympathetic magic with the help of poppets and dolls.
A handfasting is a less fussy version of a wedding. It’s relaxed, fun, and the happy couple can structure it any way they wish. It can take place anywhere, and anyone or no one can officiate.
Are witches special? Have you got what it takes to be a real witch? It's both easier and harder than you might think.
As a writer and a witch, keeping a record of my magickal doings is essential. Here are some suggestions for your books of spells and witchy journals. Find out how you can work magick right there in your notebook.
A look at what witch marks meant back in the days of the witch trials and how someone with one or more could be condemned as a witch in league with the Devil.
The main reason people are attracted to witchcraft is the prospect of working magick. But how does magick really work? It's not as spectacular as shown in the movies, yet anyone can use it to make life easier and sweeter. Find out how.
New to witchcraft and practicing solo? Here are some simple directions for casting a circle when working alone. This straightforward and stress-free method will stand you in good stead for any magickal work.
Know you're a witch but not sure what kind? Perhaps you don't fit into any neat category at all. How do you find out?
Sometimes you just have to do it. When someone is plaguing you, bullying you, or being generally unpleasant, hold them off with these banishing spells.
Vacationers and tenants need to be vigilant when moving into a new rental. Several instances of hidden spy cameras have come to light recently. Don't compromise your privacy—carry out basic checks for surveillance devices.
Have you had some strange premonitions that came true? Do you think this means you might be a witch? Maybe, maybe not.
Understanding the elements and their correspondences is fundamental to witchcraft. They are the basis and framework of all magickal workings.
Reversals in tarot are complex and often confusing. Here's a clear explanation and guide based on the Rider-Waite Tarot.
A toxic person can blight your life if you let them. Simply recognizing their negative traits can often be enough to neutralize their effect. Read on to discover the 10 toxic types of people to avoid.
Nobody wants to be accused of neediness. Understand what drives the behavior and then learn how to soothe it—not suppress it—in order to improve your relationships.
Young people are often drawn to the idea of becoming a witch. But what does it really entail? Where do you start? And why should you wait?
My journey to healing and the three books that are helping me cure non-specific pain (TMS).
Why use spells and magick in everyday life? Well, because you can! Once you have mastered the trick of tapping into your emotions and desire at will to raise energy, you might as well make the most of it and live an enhanced, enchanted, always surprising, lovely, witchy life.
When you are doing a tarot reading and the LWB (Little White Book) is nowhere in sight, reference this handy list of the common meanings for the Rider-Waite deck and its many clones.
You can dispel negative energy easily—once you’ve recognized its existence and effectively instructed it to leave, that’s usually the end of it. Sometimes, however, that negative energy is hard to slough off, so you need to give your spiritual and psychic well-being an extra boost.
When you are starting in the craft, it's appealing to call yourself a white witch. But what does that mean? How can you stay on the straight and narrow path of white witchcraft?
Curious about witches? Want to get some answers about witchcraft? If your question is not answered, then feel free to ask.
The beginner witch is eager to start casting spells. That's what it's all about, isn't it? Here's how to do it properly.
Looking for ways to live a magickal life? Here are 50 easy ideas to be witchy every day. Be who you are meant to be.
Want to boost your spellcasting? Incorporate switchwords into your spells to supercharge them.
No witch is born knowing all there is to know. It takes a lot of study to become a full-fledged witch. Here's how you start.
Debunking and explaining seven common myths surrounding witchcraft.
Find out why your spell may have fizzled out and discover how to do it properly with a super easy money spell.
A successful witch knows all about the Law of Attraction, it's what makes the wheels of magic turn. When you work with LoA, you are working with the flow of universal energy.
Wondering what witchcraft path to take? There are a lot to choose from. I've listed 60 witchcraft traditions here. The key is to research all you can and try one or two traditions on for size.
Witch sigils are an easy way to cast spells, create a better life and manifest your desires. Have fun and experiment—this is easy magick.
GPS tracking is such a useful technology, and its everyday applications include keeping track of your kids, pets and elderly relatives. In this article, I show you how to make use of it to ensure your family's safety. I also discuss other common uses these trackers have.
These are questions I get asked all the time. If you can't find the answer to your tarot-related question, then please ask in the comments section.
Sleeping in separate beds can be beneficial. Getting a restful night's sleep can ease stress and improve well-being within a long-term relationship.
The best reason to keep a tarot journal is that it is a record of your journey into this most magical of systems. It will be your personal tarot bible that helps your readings become more accurate.
Tarot readings are as accurate as they can possibly be given all the various factors that can influence and interfere with them. Find out why tarot card interpretations can vary.
Obsession or ally? How Lego contributes to a homeschool education by developing problem-solving and fine motor skills.
You could buy a wand, but why not harvest it yourself and create a unique one just for you? Making your own wand imbues it with your personal energy.
Maybe you are drawn to the witchy life. You feel a calling . . . but it's all so complicated. It doesn't have to be—simple witchcraft; all you need to know.
The underrated one-card tarot reading will give you more than enough information—if you know how to persuade it to reveal its secrets.
If you've decided you might be a witch, you'll want to know what to do next.
When you want to know the answer right now: Use playing cards as tarot cards and get immediate insight with this quick cheat sheet of tarot yes/no/maybe answers.
A quick reference to the tarot meanings of regular playing cards. Feel free to submit your questions.
My exploration of the fascinating 'clairs' continues with a look at claircognizance.
The tarot Hermit is mysterious and sometimes confounding. Delve into its secrets and embrace your inner hermit.
Discover your tarot significator using the attributes of the court cards and zodiac correspondences.
Unsure whether you are clairsentient or just sensitive? Know that being sensitive to other people's energy is a sign of clairsentience. Here are some other signs.
I'm going to admit it. Capricorns are sometimes, just sometimes, a little bit critical. Look, if you're going to do something, then do it properly.
Quick one-card tarot readings for answers to your money and prosperity questions. Grab your deck, shuffle and draw a card.
A professional tarot reader shares her top five tarot decks out of more than 50. Find out why I love these the best.
Signs you are madly in love with your ex... and what to do about it.
Get the answers you seek from a deck of playing cards. Drawing one card can give you clarity and knowledge about your romantic situation.
Is your lover cheating on you? Find out with these two 'is he cheating?' tarot spreads.
The mysterious and mystical Hanged Man card can be disturbing. It also holds a very useful message—hang round for awhile and I'll explain. . .
Are you being watched by your neighbor? Wondering if there's anything you can do about it? The answer is yes, there is.
Star children walk among us, or so they say. But what exactly are indigo, crystal, and star children? Are you one? Do you have one?
You’re in love with a married woman. How do you cope with the emotions? Do you believe she'll leave her husband? Read on to learn what to do.
You arrived here by accident...or did you? Maybe you have a question about your relationship? The love tarotscope could have the answer.
What do you think of when you hear the term "earth angel"? Do you think you might be one? Or do you know someone who deserves the title of earth angel?
State-sponsored surveillance: necessary for your well-being, or an invasion of privacy? Find out how you are being watched, your conversations are recorded, and your communications are intercepted, and by whom.
Do you feel that life is full of mystery and magic, that there is a deeper aspect to nature, that modern life seems to ignore? Perhaps you've just discovered your true path.
Having premonitions? Hearing voices or seeing shadows out of the corner of your eye? Maybe you have extra-sensory perception? Read on to learn more.
Most tarot readers aren't witches... but some of us are. Learn how to bring tarot and witchcraft together for many unique witchy learning experiences.
Need to make a fast decision regarding a love situation? Looking for guidance? Look no further—tarot can give you the simple yes/no answer you need, even if you aren't a tarot expert.
Spells are simply a way of manipulating energy to attain your desired result. Here is a simple tarot love spell to bring romantic love into your life.
What's it like to have a 9/11 birthday? Do the events of September 11th overshadow what should be a day of celebration?
It might be a complete surprise, or perhaps you knew it all along? Check out these signs and take a quiz to see if you are a potential witch.
If you've ever been tempted to try a tarot reading with playing cards, you've probably wondered how to lay them out and how to do a reading—this article is for you.
Use a simple, basic ritual to work some magic and improve your life. All you need is a deck of cards and focused intention.
If you suspect that your boyfriend is trying to control you, check these signs. Then you have to make a decision—should you stay or should you leave?
Looking for tarot spreads for love? Here are three quick and easy three-card layouts you can use for your relationship questions.
Why color your hair when you've got the best color already? Embrace the greys. Love your gray hair.
Villains are just the best characters to write. Your baddie needs to be just as good as your goodie . . . or something like that. Find out how to write a believable baddie.
You may have seen them appearing on websites recently, but what is a tarotscope? In this article, you'll find an explanation plus your own tarotscope reading.
Switchwords have been around a while, though you might not have seen them before. Discover the Master Switchwords and find out how to use them. Together. Divine. Bring.
You've discovered HubPages and now you want to write here. Your first article has been rejected. Help is at hand - read on to find out how to write an article for HubPages.
As an experienced reader and tarot blogger, I am often asked how can someone make money reading tarot cards—well, here's how.
Do you suspect your husband is tracking you? Watching your every move? Monitoring your computer and phone? Find out how to deal with a snooping husband.
Is it ever acceptable to spy on your partner? What circumstances would warrant snooping? Would you be willing to lose everything by spying on your spouse?
Somebody is watching me... and I need to know what to do. Do you have the feeling you are not alone, that your life is being monitored by some unknown person or organization? Here's how to find out and what to do if it's true.
Meet the royal families of the tarot cards. They're just like us—really!
The Page of Pentacles or Coins is sometimes known as 'the eternal student'.
The Knight of Pentacles may appear staid, but he has intriguing hidden depths.
The fecund Queen of Pentacles is a resourceful and strong woman.
Here are ten confusing things de-confused in a light-hearted way.
This article is aimed at teenagers, and specifically, my own!
The King of Pentacles is down-to-earth, easy-going and very wealthy!
Say "hello" to the King of Wands. Check his mood first though!
Delve into the extrovert character of the Queen of Wands.
The Knight of Wands as a love interest? Personally, I'd advise you to avoid him at all costs. However, there's no denying that he is an attractive and magnetic personality—perfect for a passionate fling.
An introduction to the free spirit of the Page of Wands, also known as the Princess in some decks.
Meet the Page of Cups, messenger of lurve!
Marmalade is delicious and straightforward to make.
Say hello to Mr Romantic, the Knight of Cups. Learn how to interpret the meaning of his personality traits and symbolism when he shows up in your spread.
Meet the serene and empathic Queen of Cups. Learn how to recognize her guidance and interpret her message in both the physical and metaphysical realms.
How well do you know the King of Cups? This article includes an in-depth look at the caring King.
Meet the feisty Page of Swords—active, questing, and often quite snarky!
An in-depth examination of what makes this complex character tick.
The Queen of Swords - what is she like as a lover, mother, wife or best friend?
The King of Swords is an authoritarian, but what makes this personality tick?
This revolutionary gel plate by Gelli Arts brings a new dimension to mixed media. Vibrant monoprint backgrounds are created in a matter of moments.
These colored pencil studies of flowers look just like paintings! Step-by-step photos and detailed descriptions. Super simple, and looks lovely framed up as a gift.
Collage can be a fun way to express yourself in a journal.
Creating these little pieces of art can transport you to a happy place. Come and see!
Learn how to create a brightly-colored, abstract flower art painting, using markers and colored pencils. Step-by-step tutorial. No artistic skills required!
A round-up and review of all the drawing instruction books on my bookshelf, as well as some that languish on my Amazon wishlist. Whether you're a beginner, an intermediate artist, or an advanced artist looking for inspiration, put your pencil down, grab a coffee and come and see what I have for you.
I am a fabric hoarder and can't bear to throw away even the smallest scrap. I'm guessing I'm not alone! Here are some ideas for fun fabric projects
You feel you are ready to delve into tarot, but first you need a deck of cards. How do you decide which will suit you best? Especially if you're buying your deck online, here's where to buy and what you need to know to make the right choice.
The Celtic Cross is one of the most widely used tarot spreads. It is also one of the most complicated and is worth taking the time to study.
Looking for some art inspiration? How about turning those garment labels into pretty tag art? Try this step-by-step tutorial.
Learn how to paint a rock cat, step-by-step, with detailed descriptions and over thirty photos.
Learn what to do when a cherished friendship goes wrong. This article teaches you how to start making things right.
Having used watercolor pencils for many years, mostly in mixed media projects, here is a round-up of my favorite brands.
Learn about Laugharne's two famous sheds: Dylan Thomas's Writing Shed and the Tin Shed Experience, a museum that brings the "small moments" of World War II to life.
Want to look stylish in a long black skirt? Here are a few ways to pull that look off!
How can you tell if you are being spied on? Is your partner surveilling your every move? Learn how to find and block listening devices and bugs in your home, car, phone, or office.
Seaweed ideas for kids.
The best methods to store garlic.
Fragrant beeswax and carnauba polish will make your home glow, and smell delicious.
Find out more about this popular paper.
Simple, step-by-step tutorial - how to paint an abstract floral doodle.
Here are seven of my favorite lettering techniques for journals and scrapbooks.
Beginning home-schooling is a huge decision and can engender terror in the hearts of parents brave enough to undertake such a commitment. Fear not, it's not so scary after all. First comes 'deschooling'...
Zentangle-inspired art (ZIA) is a lovely way to relax and create small abstract drawings with pen and pencil. Learn how to see tangles everywhere.
Shabby chic style originated in Britain... and we want it back!
It seems so straightforward... you decide that a wall, a baseboard, or a piece of furniture needs painting so you need to buy paint, right? Pick it up at the hardware store, nothing could be simpler... or could it?
Making your own decorative tape and washi tape is simple when you know how.
Step-by-step recipe for steamed treacle pudding using Lyle's Golden Syrup.
Improve your relationship and even attract a new one with tarot cards!
Tea and coffee make effective dyes for many surfaces and materials. Learn some tricks for using them in crafting.
Don't put up with boring notebook covers! Be an original and make them unique with one or more of these creative ideas!
Rescue your Barbie fashion dolls and make them as good as new.
Get into the habit of adding fresh herbs to your daily cooking - not only will your meals be tastier but your family will reap the extra health benefits too.
Regular playing cards can be used when you don't have a tarot deck available to you. Uncover a simple, yet elegant, method of applying tarot card meanings to ordinary playing cards.
Create layered journal pages easily with this tutorial. In just a few easy steps, you'll make a mixed media page for your own art journal.
Step-by-step mixed media page.
There are many different reflexology modalities. Which one sounds the best to you?
The problematic and challenging fives. Read on to learn more about the role fives play in Tarot.
Inexpensive materials make beautiful layered art.
An introduction to the unusual and rewarding hobby of painting rocks. Make the most of freely available stones and pebbles to create fascinating 3-D paintings.
As you improve as a tarot reader, you will develop your own way of laying down the cards. This article explains why spreads (layouts) are helpful in readings.
Confused about where to start learning the tarot? This article will set you on an amazing spiritual journey,
We're all used to microfiber cloths now - but are you making yours work hard enough?
Quick method for baking fresh, fragrant, rustic artisan bread. Bless your family with their daily bread.
Learn how to accentuate your Zentangles, zendoodles, and ZIAs with shading.
Unlike living rooms and bedrooms, when redecorating your kitchen, you have several additional factors to consider. Kitchen walls have to withstand frequent cleaning, constant temperature changes and condensation.
Annoying but usually easy to fix. This article refers to first generation Flip Ultras.
One of the things I used to enjoy a few years back was searching for vintage clothing at flea markets, jumble sales and car boot sales. I loved discovering silks and unusual fabrics that could be given new life.
Delve into the delicious world of art journaling.
Learn how to make tactile journals with these easy steps.
Why you should curate your thoughts in a beautiful leather journal.
Learn how to make Zentangles or Zendoodles—abstract drawings created with pen and ink.
People have been doodling for years... well, at least since the invention of the telephone! Haven't you sometimes been quite surprised at seeing the results of your mindless marks? Zentangles aren't really doodles—they are much more than that. Find out more in this article.