REDFeather Q&A: Striking the Balance with Beth Seilonen

REDFeather sat down with Ravyness Drakon creator, Beth Seilonen, to discuss the deck, creative timing, and how to balance between dark and light. A Coloring Page is also available now. RF: Who would benefit most from this deck? Beth: I would recommend this deck for those who are ready to have that honest dialogue, to address the past, to learn from those that they admire, and to embrace what really brings joy to them.  RF:…

Highest Peaks to Lowest Valleys: a Brief Study of I Ching

Using REDFeather author Chao-Hsiu Chen’s “I Ching”, let’s unpack the text that has guided Chinese governments, oracle readers, philosophers, and the people for almost 4,000 years. A Very Brief History The I Ching is considered to be both an oracle to forecast the future and the source for all of Chinese Wisdom. It originally served as a divination manual in the Western Zhou period, but after Confucius wrote his own interpretation, the text’s value was firmly established….

Alive, AWAKE, Alert: Unlock Happiness with Evan Sutter

Author of Awake: a Journal, a Guide, a Retreat, a Friend The older I get and the more I reflect on my experiences in life – the good and bad – the more compassion and understanding I have for everyone and everything around me. Life is tough and, in many ways, life as a human being on Earth is absurd. News outlets paint the picture of great wins in economic growth, increases in house prices,…

Healing Through Writing

by Donna DeNomme, author of the Nautilus, Benjamin Franklin, and COVR award-winning book As You Feel, So You Heal: A Write of Passage. “I can’t write,” Sheila said. “No worries,” I answered, “This isn’t about your writing skills. This program is about getting in touch with yourself. Some people don’t even write anything down. They just think about the stirring questions, contemplate the meditative practices, and let the inspirational information just sit with them.” Let…

Write Your Way to Happy

“In the journal I do not just express myself more openly than I could to any person; I create myself.” –Susan Sontag Happiness: the state of pleasure, contentment, or joy. Do you dream of an easier, calmer life, where problems slide off you like water off a duck — a life in which you can fully enjoy the joys of simply existing? With 100% Happiness: A Guided Journal to Enhance Your Daily Life, you can…

Using Tarot to Write Your Story

by Paula Chaffee Scardamalia I’m currently about a third of the way into my current work-in-progress, a contemporary fantasy romance inspired by figures from Greek mythology, particularly the Muses. As often happens with writing a novel, whether you are a beginner or are multi-published author, I was in a muddle about the middle. After more than 30,000 words, I’d lost sight of my direction through the story woods. So, of course, I turned to the…