Do's and Don'ts of Tarot
Create a relationship with the cards or runes and get to know their meanings on a personal level.
For simple questions or topics, use a simple spread or layout.
Choose a spread or layout to use first, even before shuffling the cards or holding the runes.
Focus on the use of the spread or layout chosen with the intention of the reading while shuffling the cards or holding/casting the runes.
Be objective through out the reading, and remain subjective.
Keep an open mind, and accept the messages received.
Hear what you need to hear, not what you want to hear.
Expect the unexpected
Readings for others while haven't taken the time to get to know the cards for one's self.
Do readings when emotional
Drawing "classifiers" or extra tarot cards beyond the chosen spread
Multiple readings on the same question or topic without allowing time to pass in order to offer a new perspective.
Readings in hopes for specific meanings.
Using complicated spreads or layouts for simple questions or topics.