Reading tea leaves: a beginner's guide at Spiral Nature

Reading tea leaves: A beginner’s guide

Reading tea leaves helps you peer lovingly into the future, and this is easiest when you entertain the joy of the present.

Everyday hoodoo: Washes, mojo bags, and simple charms

Hoodoo is a type of folk magick. By encorporating it into your everyday life, you can benefit from this powerful practice in many ways.
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Trauma-informed meditation: Processing the past

Meditation requires us to come to terms with the ways in which our lives have shaped us, and that means coming to terms with the ways we have been wounded.
Washing basin, photo by Flood G.

A spell of awe and protection: The Washing Verse

The Washing Verse is a versatile spell from the Icelandic grimoire tradition. The main intention behind it is protection. The act of washing is used to remove all the negative projections that people cast on you. It therefore adopts a quality of purification.
Bed magick: Low-energy spells and exercises for the chronically ill at Spiral Nature

Bed magick: Low-energy spells for the chronically ill

Magical practice need not be something that requires the regalia of high ceremonial magick. We do not need to don floor-length robes and lay...
Green fern, photo by Sam Cox

Increase your magical intuition: Tips and tricks

In magick we use our intuition a lot to make choices. But what if you have a hard time with it? These tips and tricks will help you build magical intuition.
Cards from the Mermaid Tarot by Dame Darcy

Tarot and oracle cards together: Add depth and complexity to your readings

Using oracle cards in conjunction with traditional tarot can add more depth and understanding to your readings for yourself and your clients!

Trancework in groups: Accessing mutual imagination

Behind us is the ragged cliff face where we descended down a steep and narrow goat trail. Before us, there is a broad dais...
Positive thinking: Pancea or Prison? at Spiral Nature

Positive thinking: Panacea or prison?

Everywhere we are indoctrinated with the notion that positive thinking can overcome massive obstacles, but is there a limit to its usefulness? Can a positive mindset become another stumbling block on the road to growth? Is it the panacea that we were promised, or can positivity, like other tools, also become a prison?
witchcraft and social media at spiral nature

Witchcraft and social media: Digital tools for magick

Digital spaces in general, and social media specifically, offers witches so may exciting new ways to perform magick and connect to other witches. It’s an exciting time to be a witch!
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Witching on a budget: Magick on the cheap

The witch aesthetic is filled with Pinterest-ready crystal rings, handcrafted wands, and the finest organic herbs. That’s all just glitz and glam for mood boards though. Cheap witchcraft is real, and you can practice it.
Strange sigil, photo by Alexander Synaptic

Sigil magick: Down and dirty

One of the simplest forms of magick to do is sigil magick. Sigils can be found throughout the magick world, and are often used...