Occultish Academy for Witches + Magic Folk

Familiars in Witchcraft
Furry Friend or Familiar? An exploration of animals in the craft.   Every animal has its unique bit of magick. Most humans feel a powerful draw to their critter counterparts, and with good reason. Animals act out of pure instinct....
Radical Self Love: A Magical Guide To Harnessing Your Inner Power
Radical Self Love A Magical Guide To Harnessing Your Inner Power What is Radical Self Love?   Radical Self Love is when our inherent state of being is worthy and enough. By allowing ourselves unobstructed access to our highest selves,...
Moon Magic: A Guide to Working With the Moon Goddess
Moon Magic: A Guide to Working With the Moon Goddess I'm sure we have all felt a pull to the mystical pie in the sky. Have you ever looked up in wonder and just soaked it in for it’s beauty...
Tea Magic
  A Nice Cuppa Magick How to incorporate tea into your enchanted routine No matter what corner of the occult you inhabit, tea is a must-have for any witch’s pantry. What’s more magickal than pouring steamy water over some earthy...
Flower Power
  Flower Power How to incorporate beautiful blooms into your craft. Contrary to popular belief, Witchcraft isn’t all doom and gloom. Black hats and long fingernails are fun at a party, sure, but there’s a delicately sweet side to the...
5 Minute Magic
Infuse your life with intention everyday.  Mortal life can be so mundane. We can’t end every workday with an elaborate naked ritual around a bonfire- fun as it would be!  Counting down till your next Witchy event can be excruciating....
Divine Downloads
Podcasts for the Witchy Listener Audio listeners rejoice! The golden age of the podcast is here. Who says Witches have to be stuck at their grand mahogany desks, translating ancient tomes by candlelight? It makes for a great photoshoot, but...
Simple Grounding Exercise
How Do We Stay Grounded When The World Is in Flux?  Needless to say, this year has been quite a roller coaster ride. From the pandemic to a raucous election here in the United States, we have all had little...
Wandering Forest Herb Guide
Working With Magickal Herbs Herbs are a wonderful, fragrant, and sometimes delicious way of adding some natural elements to your practice. When used mindfully, they can enhance ritual work and make your spells more effective.  But the world of botanical...
Candle Magic
Candle Magick: A Beginner’s Guide Candle magick is the most commonly practiced form of sorcery because it’s embraced by both the mundane and the witching world. It’s kind of funny when you think about it, how many people will look...
Working In The Broom Closet
Working In The Broom Closet What to do when it’s safer to stay incognito Like it or not, Witchcraft has a bad reputation. No matter how mainstream the practice gets, some are still frightened by it. And that fear can...
How To Write A Custom Spell
Spells From Scratch How To Write A Custom Spell There are countless sources for pre-written spells, but sometimes it’s hard to find one that feels right. Pinterest, that spooky corner of the library, and your cool grandma are fantastic sources...
Scrying Guide
Reflecting On The Art of Scrying Ancient divination with several applications. Scrying is the first divination technique most people become aware of. The crystal ball is an enduring symbol for spiritual workers and is often used as shorthand for all...
8 Magickal Ingredients You Already Own
The Magick In Your Pantry  How to start where you are with kitchen witchery In the mood for magick with no mugwort in sight? Never fear. A well-stocked magickal supply closet is a beautiful thing, but it’s not necessary to...
Altar Magick 101
Lesson 2: Making an Altar Before we start today's lesson, please download the lesson materials to put in your Book of Shadows.  What is an Altar? Altars are sacred spaces found in almost every spiritual practice and religion the whole...
How to Make a Book of Shadows

Your Book of Shadows (or Grimoire) is one of, if not the most, important tool in a witch's arsenal. It is a safe space to record your deepest thoughts, strongest desires, favorite spells, recorded recipes, practiced rituals and everything else you will study, practice and create as a witch. 

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Occultish is an online coven & community for witches around the world. We aim to create a transparent and safe space for witches to discuss their beliefs and craft. We have an ongoing course called the Witch Academy. Sign up now to have access to our free online courses. We are very excited to begin releasing weekly witchcraft classes! Stay tuned witches, class is in session.