Tarot Affirmations blends two traditions to create a powerful tool for personal transformation. The deck of 78 cards is designed to promote positive growth and change. Well-known tarot images depicting universal human themes are combined with beautifully written affirmations. Based on tarot symbolism that has evolved over many centuries, this deck affirms that all tarot cards, no matter how negative they may appear to be at first glance, carry a positive message. A wonderful introduction to optimism and an invitation to daily self-exploration.
Dr. Sally Hill is a psychologist who also holds degrees in music and computer science. She lives near Dallas, Texas, where she works as a writer, musician, teacher, and psychotherapist, specializing in dreamwork, spirituality, and creativity. Dr. Hill is the author of several articles about creativity, Tarot, affirmations, and dreams.
Pamela Colman Smith (1878-1951) created the images used in the Tarot Affirmations deck in 1909 for the Rider-Waite Tarot deck. Born in America, Ms. Smith spent most of her life in England where she worked as a theatrical designer and illustrator.
Mary Hanson Roberts, an American illustrator, recolored Pamela Colman Smith's images in 1991. They were published by U.S. Games Systems, Inc. as the Universal-Waite Tarot deck and are now being used again in the Tarot Affirmations deck.
Tarot Affirmations was released by U.S. Games Systems in 2001.