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I know a lot of other people feel as if they're "bad witches" because they're not doing spells often or doing a full moon ritual every month. I definitely felt this way recently, but I broke down routine and realized that the years I've been a witch have instilled some magickal habits in me! It's like when I'm not doing a spell, I'm still living my life in an intentional way, and anything done with intention could be magickal! I also think these ideas could help someone who isn't sure how to start. They're kind of baby steps in a way, and it definitely seems overwhelming with spells, rituals, etc when you start.
Here are some things I found in my routine:
keeping a bird feeder and filling it with seeds regularly as offerings to nature-- I live in the suburbs, and I never saw as many cool birds until I did this! It definitely helped me align with nature energy.
wearing crystal or gemstone jewelry
taking a crystal to bed
saying a simple prayer (doesn't have to memorized) when you need strength or feel thankful
simple and short meditations such as grounding
art with intention
making sustainable choices like carrying a water bottle instead of using a plastic one, reducing waste, recycling, picking up trash
connecting with your pets as familiars
reading about the craft-- you learn spells and rituals, but you learn the philosophy of the craft as well!
What are small ways you incorporate magick in your routine?
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Even Witches with clients don’t do spells every day. ‘N who says witches throw spells 24/7? Where does that even come from? Witches do live normal lives with family, including pets, study & job responsibilities that fill most of our time, and add in spirits & spontaneous psychism on the fly. I think you are so right to consider routine; I stopped buying plastic containers of laundry soap & kitty litter, & any areas where there are options I choose non plastic.
Edit - oh, things I do regularly are: keep shungite in my drinking water, light a daily thanks candle, meditate a bit with chants, sky watch, feed outdoor critters, simplify full moon ritual to accommodate the teeth chattering cold
outside & my achy-breaky joints.
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I like to do a gratitude list before I go to sleep, then I send love and light to the world.
in like mind
jealousy, and bitterness erode the soul. conversation to clarify.
Forgiveness frees the heart.
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Thank you for this reminder.
After a break of several years, I'm getting back into practicing the craft (2020 led me to realize my spirituality has suffered), and I've been struggling with how I can live more witchy in a day to day way.
Already I can see improvement in my mental health and my motivation, so I'm excited to continue down this road and see where it takes me.
Some things I try to do daily:
Pull an oracle card
Say good morning to my deities
A visualization every evening
Lighting candles and giving a prayer when I need help or guidance
Before I do any kind of serious magick, I want to brush up on my visualization skills so that I can properly protect myself while doing it.
I will be incorporating some of these other suggestions into my day, too.