Magical Theory and Technique
How to Shield
Ever feel like certain people just suck all the energy right out of a room? Shielding is one way to protect yourself from negative or harmful energy. Learn how to shield, and then these people won't be able to affect you.
How to Ground
Ever feel a bit overwhelmed after a magical working? Do you sometimes feel like you've got more energy than you know what to do with? That's when grounding comes in handy - it's a way of getting rid of all that excess energy you're carrying around. Learn how to ground, and then use this technique following rituals or spellwork.
How to Center
Centering is a technique that many Pagans and Wiccans as a meditation tool, or as the basis of energy work. If your tradition calls for you to use natural energy in ritual or spellwork, you should learn how to center, and practice until you can do it with ease.
Will I Go To Hell If I Cast Spells?
Many people who discover Wicca and Paganism come from other religious backgrounds, and many of them are concerned about this issue. How do Wiccans and Pagans feel about the matter?
How Long Does it Take for a Magic Spell to Work?
So now you've decided to learn about spellwork, and you're ready to do a little magic of your own. How long should you wait before you start seeing the results of your working?
Is Magic Real -- and If It Is, Why Doesn't Everyone Do It?
Is magic real? Depends on who you ask, but most Wiccans and Pagans will tell you they accept magic as part of their daily life. Most people don't practice magic at all -- why on earth not, if it's real? Some of the reasons might be simpler than you think.
How Does Magic Work?
Wondering why you keep hearing Pagans and Wiccans talk about magical energy, correspondences, or chatting with their gods? Believe it or not, there are a number of schools of thought as to how magic actually works.
Write Your Own Spell
There are hundreds of books available on how to write your own Wiccan and Pagan spells, and thousands of spells available on the Internet. But what if you want to write your own spell? Do you need to have decades of experience? You might be surprised to learn that by following a few easy steps, anyone can write an effective spell.
The Law of Attraction - What is "The Secret"?
"The Secret" is based upon the book of the same name, in which author Rhonda Byrne tells us that the key to life is to know the secret... which is that the law of attraction works. But what is the law of attraction? And is it something new, or is it old news to practitioners of magical religions?
Breaking a Curse or Hex
Are you worried that you might be the target of a curse or hex? Here are some tips on how to break negative spells that have headed your way.