Tattoo machine, ink, and small skull, photo by diegoservelion

Tattoo magick: Body art for magicians

Tattoos are more than body art, they can be powerful magical tools. Tattoo magick can grant protection, enhance fertility, and more.
Common mugwort, photo by Dan Mullen

Mugwort: Its magical and medical uses

Mugwort has many practical applications. To many it is a weed, but to those with a cunning eye, it can be so much more.
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Herbalism for beginners: Where to start

Herbalism is undergoing something of a revival. Indeed, a quick Internet search will throw up hundreds of hits.
Learning from our failures: turning lead into gold at Spiral Nature

Learning from failure: Turning lead into gold

Failure is a sign of progress. When we fail, we know we have met the boundaries of our abilities. This is where the work begins.
Sortilege by Monica Bodirsky at Spiral Nature

Sortilége: A crow’s stash of divinatory odds and ends

I am a crow. I am a witch. I have a stash. It is a witch’s sacred...
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!