Make tarot the centerpiece of your spirituality with this brilliant guide to incorporating the cards into your daily life. Tarot Inspired Life is the perfect workbook to help deepen your tarot practice, enhance your creativity, and find greater purpose each day.
This book encourages you to befriend your deck, personalize your spreads, and create a tarot journal. It's not just filled with keywords, descriptions, or correspondences. Discover how to use the cards for creative writing, meditation, and connecting to spirit guides. Learn how your deck can be an agent of change through invocations and seasonal rituals. Jaymi Elford's guidance inspires you to think outside the norm, follow your own path, and honor your unique interpretations of tarot.
Jaymi Elford is a writer, tarot coach, firespinner, and the creator of the Triple Goddess Tarot. She reads for Portlandia Fortune Tellers in Portland, Oregon, and has taught tarot classes at the Bay Area Tarot Symposium (BATS), Northwest Tarot Symposium (NWTS), PantheaCon, and at Readers Studio in New York. Jaymi currently hosts the Tarot Visions podcast and is a frequent guest on other popular tarot podcasts. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Do you want to read tarot, but don't want to wade through piles of long tedious explanations that bore you to tears? Then Tarot Made Simple is for you.
Tarot Made Simple is a tarot guide for the 21st century. Forget about having to try and memorise page after dull page of metaphysical nonsense, Tarot Made Simple explains how the cards really work, and how anyone can start reading them in a day.
✩ How and why the tarot works, with no mumbo-jumbo involved.
✩ How to read the four corners of a tarot card.
✩ The only three shuffles you'll ever need.
✩ A full complement of spreads you can use to answer any question you can think of.
✩ How to customise spreads, and even make your own from scratch.
✩ The one thing you must do before you start each reading to get the maximum benefit.
✩ Three ways to deal with reversed cards.
Tarot Made Simple covers every card, showing you what you need to know to perform accurate effective readings with ease, but without boring you to death with unnecessary details that you'll never use in real life readings. It tells you how to interpret the hidden aspects of each card, giving you real depth and insight into your readings.
This no-fluff guide is written in easy to understand plain English and makes learning the tarot, well, simple! You could be doing your first reading today.
Taking Tarot Further
If you decide you want to take things further, Tarot Made Simple also includes a detailed section on how to make money with tarot by charging for readings. You'll discover:
✩ A proven roadmap to take you from novice to professional reader.
✩ Three unusual places to find customers to read for.
✩ How to get people coming to you ready to hand over cash for your tarot readings.
✩ How to know precisely how much you can charge, and how much you should.
Tarot Made Simple is fully illustrated throughout. Learning tarot has never been easier.
For years, Melissa Cynova has been sitting down with friends and neighbors who are curious about the tarot. She's heard all the questions and misconceptions that can confuse newcomers (and sometimes more experienced readers, too). Kitchen Table Tarot was written as a guide for anyone looking for no-nonsense lessons with a warm, friendly, and knowledgeable teacher.
Join Melissa as she shares straightforward guidance on decks, spreads, card meanings, and symbols. Filled with real-life examples and personal explanations of what it's like to read the cards, this book tells it like it is and provides the information you need to read with confidence.
"If you're looking for an intuitive overview of how tarot might work for you and a pragmatic guide to learning the cards' core meanings, this book is the one. It's a warm, fast read with plenty of swearing, and I wish it could be bundled with every one of my tarot decks...It's that good. Buy one for you and one for your best friend, and go through it together. A+"—Maggie Stiefvater, #1 New York Times bestselling author and creator of The Raven's Prophecy Tarot
"Cynova's debut book struts forward to lead the pack with its authentic voice, candid and nimble teaching approach, and ability to pare down the principles and experience of reading tarot to its essentials...Exemplary. Eminent. Authoritative. A veritable gem." —Benebell Wen, author of Holistic Tarot
"A punch-in-the-gut teaching guide to the tarot...illustrating how much the tarot encourages each of us to find our own unique language and meanings when we begin this journey."—Terry Iacuzzo, author of Small Mediums at Large
"Melissa Cynova has written one of the most accessible, relatable tarot books ever. Pull up a chair, pop a cold one, and get ready for some straight-talking tarot lessons that will have you slinging the cards like a tarot badass in no time at all!"—Theresa Reed, author of The Tarot Coloring Book
"I've read many books about tarot readings, but this one is my favorite book so far."—Library Noire
"This book is a major asset to anyone curious about tarot...Reading Kitchen Table Tarot genuinely feels like sitting down with her and getting a whole workshop series delivered one-on-one."—Amber Unmasked
"Kitchen Table Tarot is for the beginner who wants to dip their toes in the tarot world for fun and personal study."—Spiral Nature
Winner of a 2018 IPPY Award for Best First Book