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Spring Equinox ritual: release the last shreds of darkness to let in the light

Happy Spring Equinox, magical friends! Today officially marks the end of long dark nights and the beginning of brighter days. As the forces of light and dark converge today to create an equal balance of night and day, this is a powerful time to release any lingering darkness so we can move freely forward into the light.

We are also operating under the last few days of the waning moon here – with the new moon coming up on March 24th – so now is the perfect opportunity to let anything you need to let go, GO. And get it out of here for good! The past has been quite a trip and the future might be looking a little murky, but the only thing in our control is how firmly we stand in the present. This is a chance to shake off any heavy barnacles weighing down the mind so that we can sail forward more smoothly. (Still feeling this Pisces season, anyone?) Sometimes when outside circumstances make us feel helpless, it is helpful to refocus ourselves on the things we still have the power to influence – in this case, in the form of magical ritualized meditation. Enter this simple ritual that will serve as a physical manifestation of our commitment to leave fear and doubt behind, and meet what comes from a place of strength.

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Ritualize your life! (AKA the art of transforming everyday tasks into meaningful meditations)

I’ve been a busy witch lately, and like most of us, I have no shortage of responsibilities to keep up with! I’ve noticed that my day-to-day routine keeps me constantly occupied and although I am glad to never feel bored, I have been left with precious little free time for my magical endeavors. I’m sure many can relate — although it would be nice to always be able to set aside a scheduled moment for spiritual reflection, it doesn’t always seem possible. Sometimes we ache to delve into our inner work but can’t set aside more than a moment. So how can we squeeze in a little magic without any wiggle room? You don’t need any extra time or materials — a bit of creativity is all you need to create a magical meditation space anytime, anywhere!

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A quick & simple morning ritual to supercharge your day

Since we are about to roll into a brand new week I figured I’d share my favorite witchy morning practice to start the day off right! Think of this as a super efficient mini mindfulness meditation designed to set your intentions for the day. Whether you have five minutes or no minutes, this easy yet effective routine can be snuck into even the most hectic of mornings and will help hone your focus on whatever it is you need to accomplish!

So put on some music that will get you hyped up, head over to where you usually get ready, and try following these steps to get your mind primed to face whatever lies in store for you next. Continue reading