If you’re anything like me, you browsed the internet one day and stumbled across a tarot pick a card reading. It was probably on social media or some random website (like mine) and you saw a few piles of cards with a prompt asking you to pick one to receive your psychic message.
No way this is real, you thought. It should be done in the back of a gypsy wagon or some occult shop somewhere. Not on the internet!
However, the world of tarot readings has evolved from stereotypes in books and movies. Now you can get a tarot reading for free through a fun, collective message divided into grouped piles.
Want to know a bit more about this new method of having your fortune told?
Here are all the details.
What Is a Tarot Pick a Card Reading?
A tarot pick a card reading is a method of divination (also known as fortune telling). A tarot reader provides a remote psychic reading through social media or their website. They shuffle the cards for different piles and the person receiving the reading, you, usually selects the pile according to their own intuition.
Most readers have you select the cards with some token prompt to activate your intuition, such as a crystal, picture, or sound. You’re asked to select the token by whatever you’re attracted to most.
Once you select your pile, the reader will then pull the cards and interpret the meanings based on what they see.
Tarot cards themselves have Western esoteric symbols largely based on Judeo-Christian and pagan elements. However, many readers also use modern oracle cards too which have unique designs and meanings based on a variety of themes and topics. Sometimes this symbolism includes other cultures and spiritual paths.
This makes a modern tarot pick a card reading an amazing and complex experience.
But no matter what deck a tarot reader uses for a pick a card reading, the reading will be for you. Although collective messages, your active selection of the pile directs you to the reading which you would resonate with most – similar to having a private reading with a professional tarot reader.
How Do You Select the Right Pile for a Tarot Pick a Card Reading?
I create tarot pick a cards and this is the most common question I receive. It’s a reasonable question because many who use my readings don’t consider themselves psychic. So how could they possibly pick their own tarot reading?
Now I would argue everyone has a latent psychic ability, but it’s normal to feel like your intuition is blocked and you can’t pick the right pile because of it. If that’s a concern for you, try the following:
1. If you come across a tarot pick a card, ask yourself if you feel drawn to a pile by some mysterious force.
If so, then there’s a message for you there because your intuition has been activated.
But if not, the reading may not resonate if you aren’t drawn to any particular pile. And if you feel mysteriously repelled by a reading, then there’s definitely not a message for you in that particular pick a card.
Not every pick a card is going to resonate with everyone. But when you are attracted to one, trust your intuition.
2. Be intentional with your pile selection.
Take a deep breath and concentrate on the piles in front of you. You must make a conscious, intentional decision with your selection that way your intuition is activated. This is mindfulness at work and it’s spiritually powerful.
Review the question or topic in your mind as you do this. That will help you align your own energy with that of the tarot pick a card.
Sometimes you may find it effective to flip a coin or use a random number generator to help, but try your intuition first.
3. Listen to your inner voice about which pile to choose
Although this has only happened to me a few times, many people find that more than one pile resonates with them. If you discover that to be the case for you, then your intuition is telling you to pick more than one pile because more than one message will resonate.
A lucky few will also pick every pile because their spiritual discernment is so strong that they can listen to a psychic message and tell which part is for them and ignore everything else. These people tend to do well with general messages without any pile to pick from that you sometimes see on social media too.
Everyone has a different style when it comes to choosing a pile from a tarot pick a card reading, so don’t be surprised if your individuality presents itself when you do a reading!
Personally, I feel my body react to the cards. That physical sensation is how I select which pile from a tarot pick a card I’ll select.
Be mindful of how your intuition responds to the message you receive too. If only part of the reading resonates, then your intuition chose that pile because of a part and not the whole message.
That’s perfectly normal. You don’t have to accept all of a reading for it to be meaningful to you.
After all, these are group messages. It’s normal for only some parts to resonate with some people. That’s because what the reader is usually seeing is a type of energy that they then interpret into general examples to make it easier to understand for a diverse audience, but may not list off every possible example there is.
How Do You Use a Tarot Pick a Card Reading Correctly?
There are a lot of tarot pick a card readings out there. Because of this, you may wonder how to use them effectively as there are so many options.
Know that you can stick to just one tarot reader or branch out to many. It’s important that you resonate with a reader, but it’s okay to skip around if another tarot pick a card piques your intuition. I personally follow multiple readers for this reason.
I find that popular readers have more general messages and undiscovered readers more specific. That’s because the collective energy of the audience, both returning and new, can influence a tarot reader’s interpretation.
I always think of my normal audience when I create a tarot pick a card and I know it’s more accurate for those who stick with me for that reason.
Popular readers will be more general because they have a bigger audience while undiscovered readers will have a more narrow and targeted reading simply because their audience is smaller.
So don’t feel weird if you choose a pick a card that doesn’t have a lot of views or seems to come from a newcomer. It may just have a very specific message that will resonate with you perfectly.
Tarot pick a card readers may also have different styles. For example, some readers specialize in romantic readings while others are generalists.
I create a lot of text pick a cards, but the most common tarot pick a card format is long videos on YouTube. However, you’ll find tarot pick a cards on almost every social media platform in different formats and lengths.
Whichever pick a card you choose, make sure that the reading applies to your situation. If you want a romance reading, choosing a career reading won’t be as effective. Topic matters.
Similarly, if you have a particular relationship status then you need to be mindful of which romance reading you choose. Someone in a relationship is unlikely to get much from a singles tarot reading.
You also need to follow the instructions. Most tarot pick a cards are rather direct and are not unique in their format, but the occasional pick a card with very specific instructions does emerge.
That’s because the reader had a strong intuitive sense to structure the reading that way. So always listen to the instructions in the event that a particular tarot pick a card is unusual. Otherwise, your reading may not resonate!
Finally, understand that all tarot readings are only probabilities. Almost every tarot reader I’ve encountered assumes you have free will to manifest the outcome you prefer. That means they ask questions from the universe to empower you, not to box you in. Most tarot readings are not final for that reason.
So approach any pick a card with confidence that it will give you tools to avoid what you find negative and embrace what you find to be positive about your future.
When Should You Use a Tarot Pick a Card Reading?
I notice a recurring problem with some tarot pick a card fans. They become a little obsessed with receiving divine guidance and they become addicted. That’s why it’s really important that you think about when it’s appropriate to use a tarot pick a card reading.
You should know that a tarot reading is only valid until your next one on the same topic. That’s because it’s a possible glimpse into the future and if you use multiple tarot pick a cards, you’ll witness multiple possibilities of decreasing strength.
So if you do ten tarot pick a cards in a row about finding your soulmate… you’re just going to circle the drain.
This can be useful, but for most people, this is confusing and overwhelming. They stop using tarot pick a cards for guidance and instead use them to change their destiny without action. They believe if they use enough pick a cards they’ll eventually get the answer they want.
This frustrates the universe and it’s not a helpful way to use pick a cards.
I recommend that you use tarot pick a cards primarily for personal growth. They can provide clarity, but clarity without action is passivity. You don’t want to be passive in life. You want to control your destiny and manifest your dreams.
Limit your tarot pick a cards on a single topic so you can strengthen its effect. Don’t do a “How They Feel” pick a card every day expecting the strength of the reading to be life-changing each time. The shorter the time between readings, the weaker the effect.
The only exception to this is readers who specialize in time-based topical readings. This is more common among romance reading specialists as they will break their readings up into time-based segments and you follow them sequentially.
However, that’s not most tarot pick a cards and you need to be mindful of that when using them.
You can diversify your tarot pick a card usage to multiple topics, but try not to do more than a half hour to an hour a day on average. I give myself a three-hour limit a week.
It’s not that the readings won’t be strong, but that you may end up receiving them passively instead of using that reading to propel your life forward with the knowledge you gained.
If you find yourself addicted, bookmark multiple tarot pick a cards on the same topic and then use your intuition to pick one to apply for a pre-determined amount of time. You’ll be very pleased by the power boost each reading has after that and can always return to the others at a future date for more future readings.
What Are Common Tarot Pick a Card Topics?
I find that most tarot pick a cards fall in one of the following five broad categories: time, spirituality, relationships, career, and personal.
Time-based readings are usually monthly or yearly. You can occasionally find additional readings for short-term periods like twenty-four hours, three days, or the next week. Longer readings tend to be three months, six months, and multi-year glimpses.
I recommend that you only use the short-term readings if you have an unusual week coming up or you feel a strange urge to use a pick a card of that timeframe. But the others are more general in nature and promote personal growth so feel free to pursue these with enthusiasm.
The only exception is if a tarot pick a card reader is specializing in short-term readings, but that’s fairly rare and such readings on the bi-weekly, weekly, or daily level tend to be tarot horoscopes instead.
The next category is spirituality. These are the most fun tarot pick a cards in my opinion because it answers questions most other divination methods don’t even touch. This is really where the format of tarot pick a cards shine.
Common topics include spirit guides, life purpose, and general spiritual guidance.
After that the most popular category by far is relationships. Romance, friendship, enemies – there are so many tarot pick a cards out there that you can use for any relationship you have. Some readers even specialize in just this category.
These readings provide insight into the dynamics between you and another person. Just remember that the other person has free will and is independent of you. Use these readings as advice on how to deal with the energy currently present. But your relationships are bound to surprise you now and again.
That’s the thing about other people and tarot pick a cards. You have the ability to defy your destiny… and so do other people. There’s always a random, chaotic element involved. So tarot pick a cards are more like a cheap therapy and self-care session than fortune telling in that instance.
You’ll most often see topics on current relationships, soulmates, and sometimes even non-romantic relationships like pets or coworkers.
The fourth category is career. I usually bundle in hobbies and the non-spiritual aspects of life purpose with this. It’s normal for career and spirituality to collide for that reason, but most readings in this category have some sort of financial element attached to them instead of ethereal.
Use these for help on your career path and finding ways to make money.
The final category is personal. This tends to be a treasure of self-improvement, wellness, and miscellany. These tarot pick a cards are about looking within instead of into the external world. That means these readings tend to really resonate and have actionable advice that you can do immediately.
You may find that you like to do tarot pick a cards on one or all of these categories. While you can do a lot of pick a cards in a single category, try not to do the same topic too soon after the last. So multiple career pick a cards are fine, but if they are both on finding your life purpose, it may start to be confusing.
Always use pick a cards as advice that you then think about. Don’t just passively use them and not engage with what you learned afterward.
Are Tarot Pick a Cards Fortune Telling?
You may be wondering how tarot pick a cards even work. Is it fortune telling? Yes and no. While the readings are a type of divination, it’s primarily used for personal growth. The idea is that you use whatever answer as a possibility you either try to manifest or reject.
Some tarot readers are powerful psychics while others channel messages from the universe through the cards. They may have some psychic ability, but couldn’t read your mind without their preferred tool.
Tarot pick a cards are more accurate when the readers focus and practice their craft. But since tarot pick a cards are interactive, it’s also partly reliant on you. Make sure that you use each tarot pick a card with intention and mindfulness.
Really consider the question or topic as you pick your pile and deeply reflect on your reading when you receive it.
Some readers are general in their statements, but some try to provide as targeted a reading as possible. They’ll let you know if only part of the reading is going to resonate with some of the audience and it does seem as if the readers are trying to use their psychic abilities in a precise way.
Remember that tarot pick a cards are group readings. Sometimes the reading will resonate with you perfectly while at other times only some of it will resonate. That’s why it’s best to use tarot pick a cards not as a prediction set in stone but as helpful advice to change your destiny to what you want instead.
That’s not to say some tarot pick a card readers don’t design their readings to be fortune-telling, but this is less common than you would think. Personal growth is the modern foundation of most tarot readings.
Where to Find Tarot Pick a Card Readings
You can find tarot pick a cards primarily online. The most common platforms are social media and personal websites.
I create tarot pick a cards here on my blog and social media such as YouTube. If you haven’t already, be sure to read or watch one of my tarot pick a cards. It’s a lot of fun.
The majority of readers host their tarot pick a cards on social media and it’s going to be the main place where you’ll find them consistently. The most popular social media site for this is YouTube with Instagram and TikTok falling closely behind.
I also occasionally see tarot pick a cards pop up on Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr, but the video and image-heavy format of the first set of social media apps make it a more appropriate platform for them. That’s because tarot pick a cards are a very visual method of fortune telling.
Although I post many tarot pick a cards on Medium and with a lot of success, there aren’t a lot of readers on that platform (much to my dismay).
Beyond that, you won’t find a large community of tarot pick a card readers available on any other major social media platform, but that could change in the future!
Which platform should you use? It depends on what kind of tarot pick a card you want.
YouTube is great for detailed readings in a format most similar to a traditional tarot reading. But these readings can get a little long and a major time commitment.
Instagram has primarily image-based tarot pick a cards with some text. These are great for quick readings. TikTok is similar in that regard. Both are almost too short though.
Text readings are rarer but I think they’re perfect if you want the brevity of Instagram and TikTok, but don’t want it to be rushed. It’s a great balance.
Of course, if you’re like me you’ll do readings on any platform! Tarot pick a cards are just that fun and I hope you learned how wonderful they are in this guide.
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