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How To Make Witch Bottles To Lift A Curse

Witch bottles may have started out as protection against witches but it wasn’t long before witches reclaimed the witch bottles and began using them for their own purposes, protection of the property still being the main one. The ingredients evolved and the intention of these bottles became much more refined. The bottles were no longer destroyed but buried in places they would never be disturbed. Today I’m going to dive into the history of these magical tools and teach you how to use them in your own craft.

How To Interpret The Scary Cards: Why No Tarot Card Is Bad

Using tarot cards for divination in your magical practice is a lot of fun and can give you some big spiritual revelations. But it can also deliver bad news in a split second when you draw a “bad” card. Has this ever happened to you? Those “bad” tarot cards used to be my least favorite part of performing tarot readings. Now, after practicing with different decks and becoming more familiar with tarot, I’ve adopted a new way of thinking.

How To Make A Beautiful Altar Cloth

I believe that we, as witches, hold a lot of power. Because of this, I love to add my own personal touches to my magical tools. With a bit of intention, creativity, and love, a regular object can be elevated to become something powerful and sacred. A handmade altar cloth is a wonderful, and surprisingly simple, way to add a bit of personal power to your sacred space.

10 Oracle Card Spreads To Get Answers When You Need Them

The challenge you may face when working with oracle cards is knowing how to use these cards in a spread. Often times, you only pull one oracle card per reading. Some readers consider it a bit unconventional to draw multiple oracle cards as a spread, but it’s definitely doable, and it can deliver some meaningful and complex messages from your intuition, your deities, your spirit guides, or your higher power.

Removing All Negativity From Your Life Is Bad For You And Your Magic

If we’re manifesting magic with our thoughts shouldn’t we avoid manifesting negatively? Wouldn’t our negative thoughts, our worries, and our nasty emotions manifest just as easily as our positive ones? And besides, it’s not like negativity feels good, why wouldn’t we want to get rid of these thoughts? Convincing people to swear off negative thinking is a pretty easy sell but it’s a trap and today I’m going to tell you why.

3 Spells To Do With Your Significant Other

If you’ve never tried performing magic with your significant other, consider giving it a try! There are so many reasons to do it. It’s fun, it may increase the effectiveness of your spells, and it can strengthen the bond between the two of you. It’s really special when you think about it—you’ve already shared your heart with this person, and now you’re sharing your rich, magical practice. What a wonderful gift!

How To Use Ritual Sacrifice To Boost Your Witchcraft

Nowadays, we’ve (mostly) all agreed that killing in the name of gods, kings, and whatever else is wrong. Does that mean sacrifice has no place in modern times? ‘Of course not! We make sacrifices all the time. Just the other day, I sacrificed my hard-earned money for another notebook I didn’t need. We sacrifice our time, our resources, sometimes even our morals, in exchange for things we desire. Today we’re going to take a look at how the act of sacrifice can enhance your magic.

How To Use Old Books & Antiques In Your Magic

Many witches are familiar with the traditional magical tools—crystals, herbs, oils, and candles to name a few—but other objects hold powerful energy as well. Old things can be particularly powerful. Maybe you’ve sensed that energy when you’ve visited a historical landmark, a browsed a used bookstore, or spent an afternoon antiquing. Using this potent energy can be a fun and fascinating way to boost your spells.

How To Start Using Potions In Your Magic

Potions are used heavily in witchcraft, yet many witches (including myself) tend to steer clear of this kind of magic because it seems quite complicated in comparison to other spells. After doing some research and lots of personal experimentation, I’ve since realized that creating magical potions is actually very simple, and when used properly it can be an effective method for any kind of magic. So if you’ve been wanting to add potion-making to your magical practice, but didn't know where to begin, read on. Here’s everything you need to know to get started with potions.

Why Generational Curses Are So Hard To Break And How To Do It

Generational curses are a tricky subject. They’re often misdiagnosed and misunderstood by modern witches and this makes breaking these curses even more difficult than breaking your average curse. As with most things in the craft, knowledge is power, so today we’re going to dig into the reality of these curses and talk about what they are and why they’re so difficult to deal with.

How To Make & Use A Magic Wand

I’m a big advocate of making your own magical tools. That way you can infuse the tool with your own personal energy and power. This creates a strong bond between you and your magical tool, which will make your spells all the more powerful. As far as crafts go, making a magic wand is a lot of fun, and will probably make you feel like a kid again. If you’re looking for a fun way to spend an evening, wand-making is a wonderful activity to do on your own or with your witchy friends.

3 Habits To Improve Your Life & Magic Today

No matter how long you’ve been practicing witchcraft, you can always find new ways to integrate this ancient tradition into your everyday life. Witchcraft is incredibly versatile, and there are many different magical tools you can use to support your practice. Here are 3 ways to incorporate witchy habits into your every day life.

What To Do When You Feel Horrible After A Spell

At some point, every witch deals with backlash from a spell. I’m not talking the “you cast a bad spell and now it’s coming back at you threefold” nonsense. No, what we’re talking about today is the kind of spell hangover that happens when you cast a spell and then afterward you feel horrible. Think headaches, body aches, exhaustion, depression, anxiety, feeling “wired”, and just generally feeling off after finishing a spell. This spell hangover is not an unavoidable reality of witchcraft though! In fact, it’s quite easy to prevent by simply taking the right steps and keeping your magical hygiene on point. If you struggle with feeling crummy after spellwork then read on, this post is for you.