Tag: techniques

  • Interviewing a Tarot Deck

    Interviewing a Tarot Deck

    When you purchase a new tarot deck, what is the first thing you do with it? For many people, they’ll unwrap it, look through the cards, then launch straight into doing readings with it. For others, the process is more involved, involving cleansing, time spent just being around the deck, and more. You may have […]

  • Making Skin Care Products with Your Own Herbs

    Making Skin Care Products with Your Own Herbs

    For centuries, humans have been using herbs and spices for a variety of purposes. Whether it be for their taste, their smell, or some other property, these plants make our lives much better. One handy way to reap the benefits of herbs and spices is to put them into skin care products such as oils […]

  • Different Voices in Divination

    Different Voices in Divination

    Whether you are doing divination yourself or looking to get a reading through a store, you are going to reach the question of which form of divination to learn. Each form of divination has its own “voice” or way it speaks. By paying attention to this voice, you can help narrow down what sort of […]

  • Cleaning Found Bones

    Cleaning Found Bones

    Recently, Rowen wrote a wonderful post on ways to ethically obtain bones for your craft. This post is a follow-up to that one, talking about how to clean the bones you have obtained. Please be aware that this post contains talk of bones and animal bodies in a factual manner. If this sort of talk […]

  • Time Blocking for Witches

    Time Blocking for Witches

    It’s fairly common for me to be reading an article or doing research and find connections between what I am reading and concepts found in witchcraft. Sometimes it is something small, like a specific tea found to good for you by science when it already has beneficial metaphysical correspondences. Sometimes, though, it’s something more elaborate, […]

  • Witchcraft while Neurodivergent

    This month has been Mental Health Awareness Month, a topic that we care about greatly. Most if not all of our staff can relate to mental health struggles on a personal level. The world is full of ideas of what the perfect witchcraft practice looks like. For those who are neurodivergent or dealing with mental […]

  • On the Ethical Sourcing of Bones

    Written by Rowen. Ethically sourcing your witchcraft supplies should be a conscious effort and part of your practice. Too often we see a store with a pretty rock or pre-bundled herbs and buy without thinking about where they come from. Items you get in stores don’t always come from ethical sources. This can go doubly […]

  • What is Lenormand?

    What is Lenormand?

    Cartomancy has a long history, throughout the variations of tarot, decades of playing card divination, and a variety of other styles. One such sort of cartomancy arose in the late 18th century, created by Marie Anne Lenormand. Her cards, styled in such a way to be an amusing parlor room entertainment, became well known after […]

  • Cite Your Sources – Part 2

    Cite Your Sources – Part 2

    Written by Lynn. Last week we talked about tracking and citing your sources when doing research, something witches should be doing regularly. In that post, we covered why this idea is so important. Today, in honor of World Intellectual Property Day, we are going to talk about how to make the process of documenting your […]

  • Cite Your Sources – Part 1

    Cite Your Sources – Part 1

    Written by Lynn. Today is World Book and Copyright Day, a day established to celebrate the wonder of books and reading. Now, there is so much we could talk about today: the importance of physical media, why copyright is complicated for the sake of information, or even something as basic as the importance of reading […]