Vi Vi Thai creatively illustrates her inner transformation using the Rider-Waite tarot deck. the author shared her life from her birth in Vietnam through her Master’s degree in Bio-Medical Engineering at Cornell University as the backdrop to her personal transformation. Her real growth occurred after she started a new life in Canada as a van dweller. In addition to Vi Vi Thai’s personal story, the author includes journal prompts to aid the reader in their own transformation and a bonus chapter about her travel companion, Marco, the dog. I received an ARC from Reedsy Discovery. – Amazon Review
Living Through Alchemy:
A transformational journey to freedom
Discover a powerful memoir about hope, change, faith, and the fascinating secrets of alchemy.
Artfully written with a deeply authentic and spiritual tone, Living Through Alchemy seeks to dispel the myths behind alchemy, shining an illuminating light on this fascinating esoteric practice. As the culmination of a lifetime of soul searching, this guide blends the fields of art and science, painting a compelling picture of how alchemy manifests in our daily lives – along with how we can tap into this natural process of evolution to transform our minds and wellbeing.
Through a combination of philosophy, Tarot wisdom, and ancient myth, Living Through Alchemy serves as a heartfelt tribute to the life-changing potential of alchemy, reflecting on author Vi Vi Thai’s courageous journey to escape the chains of expectation and discover the meaning of freedom for herself.
Featuring bonus journal prompts to help guide and encourage readers along their personal path to transformation, this book inspires and challenges you to understand the true nature of alchemy and how it can help you develop a deeper understanding of both yourself and the world.
Inside, you’ll discover:
- The Truth Behind Alchemy – Where Science Meets Art and Mysticism
- The Surprising Scientific and Psychological Roots Behind Alchemy
- What Ancient Cultures Have To Tell Us About The Nature of Reality
- Exploring The Wisdom of Tarot Cards and The Hero’s Journey
- Practical Journal Prompts and Lessons For Self-Reflection and Personal Growth
- And Much More…
Perfect for truth-seekers, the curious, and anybody who wants to learn more about alchemy, Living Through Alchemy is a fascinating mixture of memoir and practical wisdom, encouraging readers to find greater joy in life, let go of obsessive control, and accept the endless flow of transformation that makes up our world.
About the Author
Vi Vi Thai is a writer, truth seeker, healer and fearlessly determined to live a free lifestyle regardless of others’ opinions.
She uncovered her true life’s purpose after going through a dramatic and stressful time at the end of her stay in the US. During that time, she achieved a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering at Texas A & M University and a Masters of Biomedical Engineering from Cornell University. At the end of 2017, she started a new life in Canada as a new immigrant, where she embarked on a one-of-a-kind van life adventure.
Living her life purpose, Vi helps others to find their path of freedom to live their authentic selves because only then can we all be living a fulfilled life of happiness. She believes that, as we find our own inner freedom, that is when the world can be free and liberate itself to evolve to a better place in the cosmos.
When she’s not planning her next adventure, you can find her savoring life’s simple pleasures with her beloved dog Marco.