Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Claudia Cunningham, author of Biting Back: A No-Nonsense, No-Garlic Guide to Facing the Personal Vampires in Your Life.
How can you tell if someone you know is a vampire? This is a great question, and one we can all use a little help getting to the bottom of, too; it can be pretty confusing sometimes, trying to figure out who are the vampires in our lives and who aren’t. We tilt our heads and adjust our perspective again and again in our efforts to decide about them: are they deliberately malicious? Are they trying to drive us nuts? Do they even know they’re sucking the life out of us?
Is our neighbor so clueless that she really
One of the things I’ve been working on lately in my tarot practice is detachment. I’ve discovered that when I am detached from the outcome of the reading (in many ways and on many levels), then my readings are most inspired. Lately, I’ve not been looking at my client at all, just the cards, and letting the information flow. When I look at my client, their reactions register and interfere with my detachment. Weird. I know. But recently I was browsing Tarot: Theory and Practice by Ly de Angeles and read this:
Practice: Learning Objectivity—What do you really see?
Please set aside a space in an area where you will not be disturbed for the duration of your training time and have