A nudge is a little push. Animals nudge their young to steer them in the right direction. And now behavioural scientists are suggesting parents use this strategy as well, to steer their young in the right direction.

Kids definitely don’t seem to respond to this strategy… Continue reading

The Devil: Learning To Submit!

The Devil

Well here I am in whoop whoop and of course the Internet is patchy. I can’t use my laptop as I usually do so am typing this on my iPhone. And because I’m an idiot I haven’t loaded any Tarot card photos onto my phone so I won’t be able to add the pictures till I get back home. And because typing on my iPhone is soooo annoying my posts won’t be too long.

But I’m going with what I’ve got and not sweating on some perfect ideal of how these posts should be. Because today a word came into my head. Continue reading

The Star: Sheltering From The Storm

I’d like to clarify something I said yesterday. I suggested that The Star could signify someone leaving their husband or wife. That’s not quite right. It’s more the period straight after you’ve left them. Let me explain.

The Star card is part of Life Lessons Tarot, the incredibly profound inner book which traces the significant experiences we all have as human beings. It comes after The Tower card and before The Moon as follows:

The Tower is Continue reading

Tarot: Your Agony Aunt In A Box

Fortune TellerPsychics at fetes and fairs read Tarot cards to tell others their future, often in great detail. As I’ve said before I think this can be both blessing and curse, reassuring but also a map you can feel compelled to follow. It kind of quashes your free will, your freedom to choose another destiny when you feel locked into one already.

The rest of us non-psychic mortals can Continue reading