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Tarot card readings have become much more accessible these days, which is helpful considering how this generation has reclaimed ancestral spirituality and de-stigmatized tarot. If you don’t want to pay for a private read, there are tons of freebies available on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and more. You can even watch them live or pre-recorded. Individual readings vary greatly in price depending on the reader. Social media has been a resource for some tarot readers who have achieved celebrity status. Therefore, their readings, if they even do readings for the public, will likely cost you dearly. Use your judgment and listen to your intuition to help you decide if the investment is worth it. If you’re looking for a modest fee for a private reading, just do a search or ask a friend. There are plenty of tarot readers who charge lower rates, especially if they are just starting out and could use the practice.
Whichever you choose, what you need to know before reading a tarot card is to always listen to your intuition to help align you with the right reader. If you’re still unsure, you can learn to read a tarot card yourself. You can start by buying a Latinx-created tarot deck that will likely resonate more with you while supporting the Latinx spiritual community. Familiarize yourself with him by reading the book and looking at each card to connect with them. Then start drawing cards and see where it takes you.
What is the tarot?
Tarot is a divination tool used to explore questions on one’s journey, uncover divine messages, offer guidance and reveal confirmations about things you already know, affirming the power of your own intuition. If used correctly and with confidence in the process, tarot readings can be a powerful spiritual support in a person’s life.
When is it a good time to get a tarot reading?
It’s really up to you when and how often you get readings, but it’s a good idea to be aware of your mental and emotional states beforehand. Remember tarot cards are used for advice and messages, they are not going to solve all of life’s problems or grant all of your wishes. Understanding how to use this tool, how to interpret the messages to resonate with your life and when it is right for you is important.
Some people want a tarot reading after a major event like a breakup or job loss. Others seek the wisdom of the cards before something big like a career change or taking a relationship to the next level. Either way, it’s important to check your energy before getting a tarot reading, as this will certainly take into account what the cards reveal.
A tarot card reading after a breakup
Love is a hot topic when people get tarot card readings. If your reading follows a breakup, it may indicate that the separation was necessary and that you are on the right track to find true love. This message could ease your broken heart and help you move on. Or the cards may reveal that a second chance is in order, which could raise hopes for reconciliation if the love is right. Above all, be open-minded!
A tarot card reading after losing your job
Losing a job sucks. Or does it? If you get a reading after losing your job, be prepared for counseling. It may just put you on a whole new and completely unexpected path. It could also confirm that you’re the one slacking off and need to level up, so you don’t lose the next one.
A tarot card reading if you want to quit your job
Many people feel stuck in menial jobs and turn to tarot for guidance. A reading might advise you to hold on because it’s too early to move. It could also inspire you to take your power back by quitting and finding a company that values you, or it could be the boost you need to become your own boss.
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A tarot card reading if you feel lost or stuck
Tarot is a great tool to use if you’re feeling lost or stuck, as it could provide you with ways to slightly shift your perspective and see things in a whole new light. Messages of internalization or the need to let go can indicate that you already have all the answers to your questions. In silence, we can hear divine messages more clearly.
A tarot card reading if your ex wants to reconcile
Our inner knowing or intuition can really guide us wherever we need to go in our lives. But for most of us, we need confirmation of what our intuition is telling us. This is often the case when people ask tarot cards for advice because an ex has come back into the picture. Pay close attention to the cards that are drawn because what the heart wants is not always the best thing for us. It could also be a nudge to take a second look.
A tarot card reading before a big decision
Big decisions don’t come easy, so a tarot reading may be just what you need to feel more comfortable with whatever you decide to do. It’s amazing how, with just a swipe of the cards, we can find the inspiration we need to move forward or realize that now is just not the right time.
A tarot card reading if you need inspiration
Tarot readings are great for inspiration. Whether you need a boost to start a new project or give a stellar performance, reading your cards can help motivate you. He can also advise you to settle down if you’re too fashionable and need more grounding.
When to Rethink Getting a Reading
Don’t be so quick to read a tarot card if you’re extremely angry, frustrated, sad, or just not in the right headspace. It could cause someone to be irrational in their expectations of cards or the reader’s delivery of messages. So take a moment to breathe, calm down, and come to a place where you are ready to receive the messages clearly instead of trying to dictate the outcome based on strong emotions.
A tarot card reading when you just had one
If you like to draw cards often, maybe opt to draw a card a day for yourself. You can do this in the morning for a forecast of the day, or ask a specific question and draw a card to see what message may come. But you don’t necessarily have to rush to get a tarot card reading right after you’ve had one. Space it out a bit and see how the narrative can change.
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A tarot card reading if you’re feeling really anxious
As mentioned above, don’t go into a card reading with your anxiety on full blast. Take time to calm your mind, calm down, take a spiritual baño (cleansing bath), or do whatever else you need. Then, when you feel you are in a better space, read your cards and let the advice flow.
A tarot card reading if you’re obsessed with an ex or “twin flame”
Don’t expect the cards to clearly say “Yes, he’s with another woman.” Often, we already know! So instead of relying on tarot reading to activate your obsessive behavior on your twin flame, receive the messages on how to mend your broken heart and move on to someone better.
A tarot card reading if you need psychological help
Tarot card readings are a supplement to your general mental well-being, not a replacement. If you need a therapist, get one. Then you can also enjoy your tarot card readings. Be sure to take care of yourself as a whole, not just at an angle.
A tarot card reading if you seek medical advice
So go. Do we really have to go there? In case you don’t know, tarot cards will not diagnose you if you have a disease or medical condition that requires special attention. Even the death card in the tarot represents more of a figurative death and rebirth than a literal death. Consult a professional physician. Use the maps to support your journey, not to determine it.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Tarot Card Reading
To get the most out of your tarot card reading, enter with an open mind and a clear understanding that the purpose is to receive divine messages and guidance. If you believe that you are the co-creator of your life, then never give your power to anything external to determine what awaits you next. Consult the tarot when you need to take a step back from things, then go on and create. You hold the reins of this chariot!