You don’t need to know the difference between a three-card and a Celtic cross spread to get the most out of a tarot card reading. All you need: your Sun sign! Here’s what I do: Shuffle my tarot deck and pull out the cards in order from Aries to Pisces, plus one general card for everyone so that you can get specific advice around your personality. Let’s go!
A GENERAL CARD FOR EVERYONE: NINE OF WANDS
It’s going to be okay! It’s going to turn out better than you think it will. These issues are not as bad as you think they are. So, face the hard stuff. Do it sooner rather than later. The Nine of Wands is a reassurance that you can handle what lies ahead. And the sooner the hard stuff is tackled, the better. Get through the worst part of your to-do list on Monday and Tuesday this week, and then relax and enjoy the rest of the week.
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ARIES: THE HANGED MAN
You might have to let this go, Aries. Stop fighting. Accept the defeat or setback or criticism. Take it seriously but not personally. The Hanged Man shows that the way ahead lies in a perspective outside of your own head. You need to look at things from another angle, ask for feedback, and jump into someone else’s shoes. When you do, it will become immediately clear what you need to focus on.
TAURUS: THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE
The Wheel of Fortune brings a powerful burst of transformative energy and opportunity. It’s all coming your way this week! Don’t stay where you are, don’t cling to what you have, don’t ignore new opportunities. Open up, adapt, and change. You are being given a year’s worth of transformational opportunity in just seven days. I know that the pressures is on, Taurus, but enjoy it! Anything is possible this week.
GEMINI: QUEEN OF WANDS
You love an adventure, new information, and travel. In short, broadening your horizons, both mentally and physically. Good news then, Gemmy, because the Queen of Wands is in town! This is the week to take a chance, step up and lead, travel, and explore. Take a class, apply for a new job, change up your routine, plan a trip. The world is a big place and you’ll never see it all… but you can try.
CANCER: THE MAGICIAN
The Magician is a beautiful card about recognizing the magic and potential that lies within you, and having the inspiration and energy to activate it. You’re special, unique, and capable of creation. Now, it’s time to accelerate opportunity and become your ~best self~. This card indicates a growth spurt. It’s likely you may need education or training, so look into that. This week is about seeing your talent, appreciating it, and starting to work with it. You are going places, Cancer.
LEO: QUEEN OF CUPS
Leo, this is a week for self-care, pampering, deep rest, healthy habits, and relaxation. The Queen of Cups hints that your mind, body, and soul need a little time-out from the daily grind. You can’t pour from an empty jug, so relax, rejuvenate, and refill! Do things that make you happy and re-ignite your creativity and sense of adventure. Plan some fun activities for spring and summer, so you have something to look forward to. Go visit people who uplift you. Go to bed early and get up to see the sun rise. Drink plenty, eat fresh whole foods, and rest.
VIRGO: TWO OF WANDS
The Two of Wands can be an irritating card, because it doesn’t directly or strongly urge any type of action. It suggests you’ve got a lot going on right now, and you’re starting to see success. Basically, Virgo, keep going. Look at what’s working and do more of that. Find what’s not working and limit, change, or stop it. Make adjustments. You’ve got this.
LIBRA: SIX OF SWORDS
Ready for a change? Eager to move on? Seeking something new? Looking to leave? Libra, the Six of Swords suggests that you feel like you’ve outgrown something in your current world. That’s natural and normal, and you’d do well to act on this sensation and make a move. Everything ends sooner or later. Learn to recognize the signs of an ending coming along and be pro-active about preparing for the next chapter. You’re at a crossroads. Don’t linger; pass through.
SCORPIO: THE STAR
Scorpio, you can be a cynic at times. You tend to look at the shadow vs. the bright side of life. The Star blasts all of that gothic gloom into cyberspace this week. Honestly, you can manifest something major this week. Start by making overt and positive moves in your goal’s direction, and you can attract the attention of the universe and receive good fortune and lucky opportunity. Don’t deny this magic. Jump in with both feet and pursue your biggest dream.
SAGITTARIUS: THE EMPRESS
Relationships are your priority this week, Sag. If love, passion, pregnancy, birth, or creativity are on your agenda this week, then The Empress is a great omen of success. If not, then this card is a nudge to change your plans! Revel in romance, lean on family, make plans to grow your family (this doesn’t have to mean literally getting pregnant…it could mean adopting a pet, or just spending more time with the family you already have), start a creative project, bring nature indoors, take long walks, be restful and peaceful, and seek harmony with the natural world. Enjoy all the best things in life: Love, family, and home.
CAPRICORN: THREE OF SWORDS
Of all of the signs, Cap, you might be the least naturally trusting. That might save you this week, because this time, you’re right: Someone is being shady. The Three of Swords validates your distrust, and you’re not surprised to hear what this person has said or done. What to do next? Well, remove their influence from your life as much as you can. When someone shows you their true colors, believe them. Protect yourself. You know what to do. It’s not great but it could have been a lot worse, and you’re relieved you’ve seen the truth.
AQUARIUS: SEVEN OF CUPS
Let your imagination wander this week, Aquarius. Invest in creative practices and pastimes. Daydream. Meditate. Be mindful. Listen to inspiring music. Read new books. Engage with something you don’t normally get into. Broadening and refreshing the stimulus you take in, making space for free thinking and play, and taking the output seriously will unleash a massive surge of new ideas and insights. You can use what you come up with this week all year long.
PISCES: TWO OF SWORDS
Pisces, be brutal. The Two of Swords has cutting energy. Get to the heart of a difficult issue this week. Do some research and critical thinking. Ask lots of questions. Then come to a conclusion and take action. You’ve been feeling stuck because you haven’t wanted to really engage with this, but you’ve got no choice. It won’t go away by itself. You need to address it.