Is Holistic Tarot Reading For Me?
Is Holistic Tarot Reading For Me?
Holistic Tarot Readers embrace an integrative approach when interpreting tarot cards in a spread.
Holistic Tarot Consultancy goes much deeper than the old fashioned method of Fortune-Telling, by diving into the realm of the human psyche and all that resides therein. It draws a new style of clientele; those who seek personal empowerment and the freedom to control and manage their own life or destiny. They see Tarot as a form of Personal Life Coaching which will equip them with the necessary skills and attitude to achieve their goals and dreams. They are not in search of what they already know, but more so of that which remains hidden. They are also keen to understand the individual cards and actively participate in their reading.
How Does It Work?
Tarot is believed to act like a mirror to the subconscious and soul. Its imagery reflects the archetypal story of our personalities, lives, relationships, situations, issues and crisis. The cards drawn in a spread are a key to our inner knowledge, deep intuition, wisdom and personal resources. Because of our multidimensional aspect; Mind, body, emotions, and spirit need to be taken into consideration when interpreting Tarot in order to gain full understanding of the role each play in the situations we find ourselves in. No part of our life can be fully separated from the other. Everything is inter-connected and intertwined. So too are the cards in a Tarot Spread. Analysing the dynamics and interplay between cards instead of treating each as stand-alone interpretations, allows us to piece together what is happening, why it is happening, how the personalities involved are impacting the happening, the feelings, thoughts and actions connected to the happening, the methods being used to cope with the happening, and the strengths and weaknesses of dealing with the happening. Tarot will reveal all this when approached in a holistic manner but most importantly it will offer guidance and advice on how to progress or resolve the happening so that personal growth and spiritual development for the highest and greatest good of all are encouraged and facilitated. Holistic Tarot Consultancy will not predict a guaranteed outcome, but it will show you what is potentially possible or achievable under your personal circumstances.
Holistic Tarot Consultancy is a method of self-analysis and not reliance on the control or advice of others. During a Reading, Holistic Tarot Consultants will work on a partnership basis with a client to assist them in understanding what their cards would like them to know about the issue they have sought guidance on. The Reader acts as the mediator between the client’s conscious and subconscious via the medium of Tarot. The Reader brings into light the meanings of the cards drawn, the relationship they share with other cards in the spread, and will discuss with the client on their relevancy. A two-way flow of communication with questions, suggestions and input from both Reader and Client is essential for the extraction of vital details so that all pieces of the jigsaw come together in a coherent manner. The information comes from the subconscious of the client, very similar to a dream. The Reader is knowledgeable about the symbolic meaning behind the cards the client’s subconscious has chosen to tell their story. At no time is it suggested that information is coming from the spirit world, or otherworldly sources. It is a combination of personal intuition, effort, openness, observation, knowledge and experience that guides the process.
The answer to all our issues lie within. Responsibility sits with the client for their personal circumstances, and not on the fall of cards. The cards are simply an extension of the Client’s subconscious and not a separate force on a personal agenda to construct or destruct at whim. The cards hold no power on their own and will sit dormant until awakened by the energy and intention of the seeker’s subconscious. The Cards drawn are no reflection on the Reader who cannot be held accountable for unwelcome cards appearing in a Spread. The Cards at that moment in time belong to the Client or Seeker. Most who seek a Holistic Tarot Consultancy are actively striving for change and are prepared to accept that. They are ready to face the truth of their situation or issue.
When Can a Holistic Tarot Reading Help?
People tend to seek a Holistic Tarot Consultancy when they feel stuck, confused and indecisive, are facing a challenge in life, trauma, loss, relationship issues, career moves and lifestyle changes. They typically seek a reading after acknowledging they might be too close to their own situation to view it objectively. Then there are others who have goals they want to meet, ambition to realise, or a dream to be fulfilled. They are looking for inside information on making the right life choices, and taking the appropriate action that will bring them the success they seek. They wish to be in control of their future by becoming aware of who they are and their strengths and weakness. They choose not to be be a victim of supposed fate or destiny, preferring to be in the driving seat for the journey. Modern Readers help such people by adopting a more holistic and analytical approach when interpreting cards and spreads. A Holistic Tarot Reading is often lively and engaging. A lot of conversation flows back and forth from Reader to Client as each gives their views on what the cards have to say. There is much speculation and debate, sometimes tears, but often humour and laughter. To differentiate from ‘Fortune Telling’, many Tarot Readers have knowledge or qualifications in other holistic therapies which facilitates a more eclectic approach when reading and dealing with client issues. Others take on additional study in some form of psychology or counselling related subjects which facilitates their understanding of the Tarot. It all makes for well rounded, effective and efficient Holistic Tarot Readers.
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