Are Tarot Readings Having Too Much Influence In Your Life?
Without doubt, the Tarot is a useful way of gaining perspective on your inner feelings about life. Whether you are worried about past events, things that are happening now or things that have yet to take place, the cards can give you insight into how you feel, deep down, about these things. However, it is also important that you have a firm understanding of what the Tarot is and what it is for. Without that, people can become too dependent on it. In other cases, it can lead to adverse effects.
The Hidden Aspect Of Your Personality
The most crucial thing to understand is that the cards are simply that: cards. They are not a tool for divining the future and nor do they absolve anyone of any responsibility in making a decision. Assuming either of these things can lead to relying too heavily on the cards; the user feels that the weight of responsibility is not theirs and that they can simply shift that weight to the Tarot. Ultimately, this can lead to people using the cards to make even the smallest decisions. The Tarot is a tool with which you can gain a greater understanding of the ‘hidden’ aspect of your personality: your psyche.
Step Away From The Deck
Those who abuse the cards in this fashion often experience feelings or experiences that they attribute to the Tarot itself. Often, they experience bad dreams. However, this is usually because they spend an inordinate amount of time looking at the pictures of the Tarot; many of the cards can, without knowing the hidden meanings, appear sinister or frightening. Stare at them too much and they’ll percolate into your subconscious. Bad dreams can also be a way of your subconscious letting you know that it’s time to step away from the deck for a while. The other problem is that, in believing the cards to predict the future, misguided users can often fulfill their own ‘prophecies’. In believing that something has been foretold, they will act in a way that practically makes it a foregone conclusion – often with negative results. The Tarot is a tool for self-enlightenment and inner harmony; to try and make it into something it is not could see it have too much influence in your life.