Sam Lion

How To Manifest More Softness Into Your Life, Based On Your Zodiac + Tarot


Your Card: Four of Cups, reversed

All you need to attract more softness into your life is a shift in mindset. Instead of allowing life’s disappointments and horrors define your universe, you must choose to see the beauty in it. This world isn’t perfect, but there are beautiful things in front of you, if you would just look. It all starts from within you, Aries. Dive into your inner world and connect with yourself again. Focus on what’s meaningful to you, so you can open your heart to new ideas, new people, new places, and new experiences. There’s softness in the way the rain taps on your window. It’s in your best friend’s embrace. In the sunlight kissing your skin. You can find it in any new city you visit. In your favorite hobby. It’s there when a stranger shows you a simple act of kindness. 


Your Card: Two of Wands, reversed

In order to manifest the softness you so deeply crave, you need to stop playing it safe. You have such an inherent fear of change. For you, familiarity is comfort, even when it isn’t in your highest good, even when it no longer serves or grows you. In order to bring more beauty and tenderness into your life, you’re going to have to embrace the unknown. It can be uncomfortable, yes, but the greatest things are spawned from discomfort. Do you want to keep living a mundane, predictable life? Or do you want to see what you can attract when you go after the things that truly light you up? All you have to do is embrace the experiences and opportunities that come your way, even when they’re different—even when they feel a little scary.


Your Card: The High Priestess

The High Priestess represents intuition, creativity, the subconscious, deep unknowns, inner knowledge, stillness. She calls you to go deep and look within yourself for what it is you seek. If you want to bring more softness into your world, all you have to do is be still. Step back and take a break from the bustle and hustle of daily life. Look for softness in the mysteries of the world: nature, consciousness, spirituality, art, yourself. Go out into the woods. Journal on the beach. Admire the full moon from your garden. Allow yourself time for peace and meditation. Incorporate more creative practices into your routine. Sit at your favorite cafe. Let yourself daydream. You hold everything inside needed to validate and define your experience. 


Your Card: The Tower

Destruction is sometimes necessary for renewal and the creation of more beautiful things. Change is terrifying, but it’s even more horrifying to continue to participate in a life that is just no longer right for you. Sometimes the best thing you can do for yourself is to let it all come crashing down. Inviting more softness into your life is going to require groundbreaking and transformative change. You’re going to have to sit with yourself and reflect on what aspects in your life are no longer working. What isn’t alignment with your most authentic self, with your values, your true desires? Do you need to change your goals? Do your dreams look entirely different now? Are there relationships that only drain you? Is your job meaningful and fulfilling? Don’t resist change. You can change cities. You can change jobs. You can change careers. You change your mind at any time. 


Your Card: Seven of Swords

In order to attract more softness into your life, you’re going to have to be more radically honest and unapologetically authentic. Cultivate a more genuine approach to life, even when there’s discomfort in the truth. You can take this card as a turning point in which you acknowledge past missteps or instances in which you’ve acted out of character to your own advantage. Where have you strayed from your true path? How have your actions been out of alignment with your values? How can you act in accordance with your highest self? Let this reflection lead you to personal growth and enable you to nurture meaningful relationships, so that you can enjoy a lighter, softer life.


Your Card: Queen of Pentacles

The Queen of Pentacles radiates a nurturing, welcoming, healing, comforting, and generous energy. She’s sensible and understands that her time and efforts are valuable. She’s careful with her money, but understands that material things aren’t what makes a life truly rich—it’s more meaningful things. She finds fulfillment in her desires. She values her home life and personal space. She works steadily at her goals. She understands softness. If you want to attract more abundance and tenderness into your life, you should embody her. Be a comfort to others. Be there when they need you, but understand that first you must nurture yourself. Prioritize your dreams and all the things you find true meaning in. Make your home a sacred space. Carve out time for self-care and recharging. Take care of your mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. 


Your Card: Wheel of Fortune, reversed

For a softer life, you’re going to have to start embracing the unexpected. Don’t let it get you down. Reframe change, setbacks, obstacles, and challenges as just a matter of the pieces falling together. Let it be fuel for your journey. Examine where in your life you may be having a hard time letting go to your own detriment. What relationships, self-limiting beliefs, or toxic patterns are keeping you from enjoying the beauty of what life has to offer and moving forward? You can manifest more softness into your life once you master the art of release and surrender. You have the power to create exactly the life you want. So, are you going to keep dipping your paintbrush in darks and grays, or are you going to paint in more brights and pastels?


Your Card: The Lovers

If you want to welcome more softness and beauty into your life, then you’re going to have to start making more heartfelt choices. You’re going to have to move through life with intent and love as your aim. Love is a verb—it’s active and forever evolving. It’s what should drive us all. Express yourself with love. Don’t accept anything less for yourself other than love and respect. Spread kindness and compassion. Act in alignment with your highest self. Hold space for others. Always try to do the right thing, and forgive yourself when you don’t. Practice self-love. Be understanding of others, and of yourself. Listen to your heart and let it guide you. Nurture the connections that matter the most to you. 


Your Card: The Magician, reversed

Start manifesting more softness into your life by acknowledging all the ways in which you can often be your own worst enemy. How do you stand in your own way, Sag? What excuses do you make for yourself? Are there any self-sabotaging behaviors you need to get rid of? It all stars by practicing more positive self-talk. Don’t give into the unkind thoughts you have about yourself. You have to love and accept yourself just as you are. Be more gentle to yourself, so that you can open yourself up to new experiences. Connect with yourself again. Realign yourself with your dreams, desires, and values.


Your Card: Four of Wands

A strong foundation is required if you want to welcome in all the beauty and softness possible into your life. This includes stability, community, a sense of belonging. It means nurturing the connections with those who you love the most, and being more open into forging meaningful ones with new people. It means learning how to celebrate your successes, even the small ones. It means being careful not to lose sight of what’s important in the everyday bustle. It means taking a break sometimes to step back and look at the biggest picture. It means enjoying life’s simple pleasures. It means carving out the time for doing the things that bring you joy and make you feel good. 


Your Card: The Hierophant

Connect with your spirituality, Aquarius. It will bring so much more peace and softness into your life. Honor your values and beliefs. Prioritize your personal growth and your spiritual journey. Reach out to your elders, connect with them. Learn about your ancestors, so that you can understand where you came from a little bit better. Dig into your history. Honor the wisdom from those who came before you and celebrate passed-down traditions. Find a mentor in your craft, your profession, or your personal life. Be open to learning. Learn how to trust your own inner wisdom. Honor your instincts. Seek out community. 


Your Card: Page of Swords

Surrender to your curiosity and let it lead the way, Pisces. Explore new concepts, new places, new experiences. Challenge your perspective. Expand your spiritual perspective. Learn everything there is to know about everything. Indulge your cerebral hunger. You can invite more softness into your life by deepening your understanding of the world around you. Be bold and take risks. Take a completely different approach and be surprised by new, beautiful things you never dreamed possible. Stop overthinking, and just do. Let your passion lead the way. Do what feels right to you, even if it’s different, even if it feels terrifying.