Something you might not know about Beyonce Knowles and Lana Del Ray is that they have both at some point practiced witchcraft. Despite its negative connotations over the year, becoming a real witch comes with its benefits.
From being able to have better control over yourself to healing the pain in others. Let’s take a look at what it takes to learn witchcraft and becoming a witch.
How to Become a Real Witch
Many aspiring witches are under the impression that you need a fully-fledged witch or full coven to initiate you. If you decide to become a witch then you qualify as a witch.
Many traditional Pagan and Wiccan schools of thought suggest that you should devote one year and one day to studying prior before becoming a witch. You can even attend Wicca Academy. Whether or not this is necessary will always be a matter of opinion. Something the strong-minded witch will not always bend to.
While there may not be any officials rule to becoming a witch there are some tips and tricks that can help you on your way.
1. Read and Take Notes
Witchcraft, Pagan, and Wicca practices are well documented both in print and online. The best way to start is to start reading as many resources as possible. This will help you better understand the fundamentals of witchcraft.
It will also help you hone the direction you want to go in. By reading about all the different types of witch powers and practices you can begin to choose your path.
Don’t forget to take notes as you go. This will make it easier for you to map out areas of future study as well as ruling out aspects of witchcraft that don’t suit you.
2. Protect Yourself
It has been over 300 years since women suspected of witchcraft were tortured and eventually killed. Fortunately, that’s something you don’t have to worry about. But practicing witchcraft is still taboo amongst mainstream society.
The world can be a cruel place, especially to those who have decided to be different from the masses. Witchcraft is best practiced quietly and only with fellow witches. Protect yourself physically, psychologically, and spiritually and always carry an evil eye.
3. Stock Up
Once you have studied witchcraft and decided the path you wish to go down, you’re going to need supplies. Some common witchcraft supplies include:
- Roots and herbs
- Tarot cards
- Potion ingredients
The materials you need will very much depend on the type of witchcraft you are practicing and the spells you are preparing.
Just like anything in life. If you want to excel, you’re going to have to practice. You should keep your book of shadows up to date. Keep trying out spells, they might not work the first time.
Familiarise yourself with different crystals and their attributes. The more you practice all aspects of witchcraft the better you will become.
Hone Your Witch Powers
Now you know what it takes to become a real witch, it’s time to choose your path and hone your powers. The internet can be your greatest resource for becoming a real with. It is also a great way to network and share experiences with other people on the same path.
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