All in Magical Theory

How To Create A Guided Meditation For Your Spells

Many witches are familiar with using crystals, oils, herbs and candles in their spells and rituals—but one of the most effective tools in magic comes from within. Your mind is powerful, and the more you can explore how it can affect your magic, the more you can use it to strengthen and add focus your spells. Today we’ll take a look at how you can create personalized guided meditations to tap into the power of your mind in spellwork.

7 Ways To Use Magic For The Zodiac: Cancer

July is the season of the Crab and to celebrate, I’m dedicating this post to Cancer witches! Here, I’ll be providing some Cancer self-care tips and ways to counter some natural weaknesses. There are also a few treats included for the Crab seeking love, or those needing a quick recharge of those great Cancerian traits. So get cozy, Cancer, this one’s for you.

5 Super Easy Ways To Cast A Circle

You can find a basic circle casting method anywhere, the internet is full of them. The problem with many of these rituals, however, is that they’re not practical. Some are very long, others require a lot of tools or memorizing long incantations. You might even find that some aspects of the traditional methods don’t work for you at all! I know plenty of witches who find that calling the corners and invoking the elements feels really fake and staged to them. If you fall into this category, don’t worry. Today I want to go over some alternative options for circle casting that can help you find the ideal method for your practice.

3 Money Spells To Make Your Life More Abundant

To work successfully, spells must be feasible. It’s possible to fall in love and it’s possible to bring more peace to your life. These are natural things that are disrupted sometimes by the way our modern life works, but it’s possible to rebalance things — with spells if necessary — and unblock pathways so that we may have what will make us happier. Changing the way you look at something, seeing possibility and opportunity instead of wanting a quick fix, is the only way money spells will ever work.

How To Divine The Future With Signs And Omens

You’ve probably already used some form of apantomancy in your life. The idea of good and bad omens stems from apantomancy, the most famous being black cats and their associations with bad luck. If you’ve ever walked around and seen something you considered a good sign, congratulations, you’re already using apantomancy! Today we’re going to take a deeper look into how to incorporate this form of divination into your craft.

9 Reasons Why Your Spells Are Failing

Even experienced witches sometimes have spells going belly up on them. It’s frustrating and can be discouraging but you don’t need to worry yourself too much about because, on occasion, it’s normal. A spell falling flat does NOT mean that you’re a bad witch! Today we’re going to dissect 9 of the most common reasons why spells fail and the theory behind these pitfalls so that you can cast with more confidence and greater success.

8 Ideas To Inspire Your Magic

Lots of people think that not doing witchcraft every day makes them a bad witch. They don’t have that ideal practice so obviously, they’re just not giving it enough attention and being lazy. More often than not though, this isn’t the case! Our modern lives are busy and full of distraction. We’ve got jobs, and school, and partners, and kids, and hobbies, and friends, and, and, and… There’s hardly any time to breathe in between all of the other stuff we do, much less sit down for a half hour ritual!

I’m here to tell you that this is ok. Your life is important and unless you are planning to devote your entire life to witchcraft then nobody expects you to be pursuing it like it’s your Ph.D. 

If you’ve been struggling with general life burnout and a lack of magical time, this is the blog post for you. Below you’ll find 8 ideas to inspire you to make your life a little more magical.

Throwing The Bones: How To Make And Use A Bone Set

Witchcraft and divination often go hand in hand. I can vividly remember my first exposure to tarot reading and being entranced as I learned to read and feel the cards. Some withes prefer oracle cards, or tea leaf reading, or pendulum dowsing. These are all amazing divination methods but there’s one type of divination that I don’t see all that frequently in the modern craft: Bone Throwing.

6 Things That You Totally Don't Need To Be A Witch

This week I’ve had a rash of people telling me how my witchcraft “should” be or how witchcraft “has to work” and to be quite honest with you, I’m about sick of it. I see this kind of policing everywhere, it seems like everyone has this idea that their way of practicing the craft is the “right” way and everyone else should be converted to their way of thinking. Today, I’m going to dispel some of these myths and set the record straight on all those things that are totally optional about the craft.

How To Stop Doing Magic By The Book And Start Feeling Your Craft

Witchcraft had filled a huge hole in my life, it gave me a spiritual outlet, it was empowering and it aligned with my experiences and personal truths, but something felt off. I was missing the fluidity and intuitive nature of the magic I had known as a child. That magic had been spontaneous, always at my fingertips, and required very little effort to call up. In this new framework though, my magic felt clunky and unnatural. I’d spent so much time learning through books and emulating what I’d read verbatim that I was doing magic but I wasn’t feeling magic. Learn how I overcame this hurdle and reclaimed my intuitive magic!

4 Secrets To More Successful Spell-casting

At some point, we all hit a point in our learning where we feel like we KNOW a lot but we don't feel like we quite have a grasp on using what we've learned. This crisis of confidence can be frustrating because the shift in mindset can actually impact your magic leading to less effective spellwork, less feeling in the craft and even having spells flop more than you're used to. Talk about frustrating!

If you're stuck in this confidence trap not to worry, today I've got four secrets to more successful spell casting to get you out of the doldrums and back into your power.

Cursing 101: Is Cursing Wrong Or Is There More To The Story?

In any discussion about baneful magic there will be discussion of the moral implications behind throwing this kind of magic around. Some people prefer to approach it with a “magic shouldn’t be used for harm” mindset and others view magic as a means for reaching your own ends, thus justifying the use of curses, hexes and so on. Today, I’m going to be breaking down some of these arguments and showing the pros and cons of each viewpoint.

6 Signs You Need To Take a Hiatus From Magic

Over the last month I’ve hardly managed to do any witchcraft. Yep, you read that right. I’ve been majorly slacking on my magical practice. It seems like every time I turn around there’s something else I have to do, more work, more cleaning, more everything! I was definitely not happy about how much I wasn’t practicing magic.

Then I promptly snapped out of it, realized that berating myself wasn’t going to make me any less stressed or busy and decided it might be time to take a short break from magic.