Beginner Guides

A Beginner Witch’s Guide To Animism

What is Animism? There are a lot of terms that get thrown around in the magickal community. Unfortunately, very few of them are intrinsically obvious. So I’ve been hearing people talk, off and on, about animism. Today I’m going to talk a little bit about animism, what it is, different animistic religions, and how you,…

Beginner Guides | Pagan Holidays

Is Thanksgiving Pagan?

There are many controversies surrounding the American holiday of Thanksgiving. From its racist and genocidal past, some find it hard to celebrate this holiday. Thanksgiving is also controversial for some Christians because of its possible ties to certain pagan holidays. But do the similarities between two holidays make Thanksgiving pagan? Or do the similarities simply…

Beginner Guides | Herbalism

When Should A Witch Burn Sage?

Why do you burn sage as a witch? Is it always cultural appropriation to burn sage? And what is the purpose of burning sage? Learning how to properly sage your house can improve your spirituality and help you avoid potentially dangerous practices. But learning how to burn sage properly isn’t the only consideration. We must…

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Can Chakras Be Permanently Damaged?

Can chakras be destroyed? The energy of chakras can be blocked, leading us to work to unblock that vital energy. But is there anything that can permanently damage our chakras? There have been some reports by people that they feel a hole or an absence where one of their chakras should be. In this case,…