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7 Ways To Use The Power Of The Sea In Your Magic

Whether you live near the ocean or travel there on vacation, make sure you take some time between your sandcastle-making and your boogie boarding to perform a spell or two. Such a majestic place will almost certainly give your spells a power as big as the ocean itself. Here are seven spells and rituals that are sure to make your day at the beach magical.

5 Awesome Ways To Cast Spells Without Any Tools

If I collect every witchcraft related item that I own together it all fits into one small basket, with room to spare. More often than not my spells are whispered incantations, hastily drawn sigils or entirely performed in my head. I have spent months of my life thinking I was a bad witch because I never did “real” spells! What I didn’t realize back then was that I WAS doing real spells and I was doing them VERY well because I was managing to produce powerful magical results with NO tools or ingredients. Here are 5 ways for you to do the same.

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.

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.

9 Amazing Stones & Crystals You'll Want For Witchcraft

Stones and crystals are a huge part of my craft. I carry them in my pockets, meticulously place them on my altar, and, in all honesty, spend way too much money shopping for them online. I love working with stones and, maybe most importantly, I find them very effective. After about a year of experimenting, I finally came up with my own stone set and today, I’d like to showcase the stones that I’ve found add more power to spells.

7 Awesome Ways To Manifest With The Waxing Moon

During the waxing moon phase, the moon will transform from a tiny sliver in the sky to a big ball of light. Each night during the waxing phase, the moon appears to grow a little more. It’s visual representation of how we use our own power to take our desires from idea to reality. The waxing moon offers its manifesting power to us freely. It’s available to us for those fourteen days each cycle whether or not we chose to use it. If you’re looking to make your dreams real, this energy will be highly beneficial in your magic.  

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.

15 Of The Best Tools And Ingredients For The Broke Witch

Getting started as a witch can be truly daunting, even more so now that we have access to thousands of blogs and photos that show us how other witches are practicing. It can be hard not to look at these more experienced witches and not feel discouraged, after all, many of us have been collecting tools, supplies, and books for years! It seems like there’s a list a mile long of things you need or want to practice witchcraft and many of them come with a price tag. 

For lots of new witches, you may not have the extra cash laying around to drop on these items (or maybe you do and just aren’t ready for that much of a commitment!). Whatever your reasons for keeping your practice money-light, witchcraft doesn’t have to be expensive. Here are 15 tools and ingredients that are perfect for the witch on a budget!