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Date: 2016-02-15 By: Barbara Moore
In February 2015, Italian tarot publisher Lo Scarabeo created a Kickstarter campaign to turn the content created for a European publication called "Partworks" into a beautiful, comprehensive reference. The result? Tarot Fundamentals, a labor of love ten years in the making. Barbara Moore discusses.
Date: 2016-02-09 By: Aaron Leitch
You might have noticed New Year's Day tends to fall at different times in different cultures. But, whenever you celebrate the new year (and even throughout the year!), it is not surprising that our culture has developed its own magickal traditions surrounding this important time of change and hope. This is good old fashioned witchery—simple little charms and rituals performed at home, allowing ourselves and our families to grab the reins of the new year and attempt to steer it in a positive direction right from its very first moments. Aaron Leitch provides ten simple charms to attract abundance as we enter another new year.
Date: 2016-02-08 By: Michael Furie
Traditionally, when performing magic, a practitioner has an altar of some sort on which to work. The altar, of course, can be anything from an elaborately carved table to a dresser top or even just a cleared section of kitchen counter. How can we make our altar design and layout maximize the power of our magical goals? Michael Furie, author of Spellcasting: Beyond the Basics, explains.
Fall in Love with Yourself This Valentine’s Day: Uncovering Your Amazing Gifts through the Five Elements
Date: 2016-02-08 By: Leta Herman & Jaye McElroy
Image by Jaye McElroy Who is the most significant person in your life? Well...YOU are! Even if you are in a loving relationship, the most important factor to attaining "true" love is truly loving yourself. When you fall in love with yourself, you then share that love with others, and yes, possibly even with a significant other. But that is
Date: 2016-02-01 By: Bernie Ashman
Many people are aware of the trials and tribulations that can come with Mercury retrograde periods. But what about surviving—and thriving—during periods of Venus retrograde and Mars retrograde? Bernie Ashman, author of the new How to Survive Mercury Retrograde (And Venus & Mars, Too), presents some survival tips.
Date: 2016-01-18 By: Amy B. Scher
For some people, not only do affirmations not work, but they can also actually make things worse. How can we create affirmations that will work for us and allow us to avoid accidental self-sabotage? Amy B. Scher, author of How to Heal Yourself When No One Else Can, provides some tips and tricks.
Date: 2016-01-16 By: Susan Pesznecker
The Moon is a happily familiar sight when we gaze into the night sky. And thanks to cycles of rotation and celestial motion that are both constant and continuous, we needn't simply admire them from afar; we can also use the Moon to judge time of day and the passing of each month. In this article from Llewellyn's Moon Sign Book, Susan Pesznecker illustrates how we can use the Moon as both a calendar and as a gauge of time.
Date: 2016-01-11 By: Lupa
Most people who work with animal totems and other animal spirits don't do much with their plant, fungus, and other counterparts. There's nothing wrong with being a specialist; but, sometimes we get so tunnel-visioned on our fellow animals that we forget there's anything else out there. How can we re-connect with our full ecosystem, both locally and globally? Lupa, author of the new Nature Spirituality from the Ground Up, explains.
Date: 2016-01-04 By: Jennie Lee
There is no denying that we live in a time and a culture that is focused on self, and our efforts to be known and seen how we want to be perceived usually produces the opposite outcome than the one we intend. How can we become what we want to be, rather than appearing how we want? Jennie Lee, author of True Yoga, illustrates the power introspection has to change our lives for the better.
Date: 2015-12-28 By: Kathilyn Solomon
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), or tapping, is a simple technique to release your stress and overwhelm, emotional pain and bad memories, limiting beliefs and unhelpful ways of thinking, and challenging behaviors. It is also regularly used to address physical and emotional issues as well as performance challenges. It is energy psychology and not talk therapy. It encompasses the body and the mind, as well as the body's energy system. It's quick, it's easy, it's free, and anyone can use it. So how do we begin to use EFT to address our issues? Kathilyn Solomon, author of Tapping Into Wellness, explains.