Redefining What it Means to be Productive and Putting Pleasure First


Magical Symbols: a hat, a box, a bunny hiding in a hat, a scroll, two playing cards (my favorite), a crystal ball, a mortar and pestle, a potion, and a spell book!

What would you do if the world revolved around you and your happiness?

Since I was extremely young I wanted to be a writer. When I was a pre-teen, I picked up tarot cards and loved them as much as my dolls and role playing on internet message boards.

Tarot had this storytelling element that really appealed to me.

It seems so natural to be saying this and writing this now, but it took a lot of work to find the intersection between tarot and writing.

In July, I began to seriously entertain quitting my day job. I was in a web editorial position at a well respected online health mag, but wasn't having fun with it. I realized I wanted to be a writer, not the the internet savvy millennial at the office changing the homepage around and fixing broken code. I was eventually given an ultimatum by a new boss: write for the publication when I let you, or do the data entry