the element of Air

The winds are ever changing and uncontrollable,

at times gentle and soft

other times violent and ruthless

but always, always uncontrollable.

 

the element of air stands out from the other elements.

all of the other elements; earth, fire, water, are all visible, and touchable (dont burn ya self lol)

air however, is only visible as it shakes the tree tops, and turns the leafs rustling into music

as such, people often have a harder time finding ways to incorporate the element of air into their craft.

here are a few easy and simple ideas for that;

-this can be done everywhere, on your way to work, or in the comfort of your garden; notice the way your lungs expand with each breath, and visualize the pure air, cleansing your body and mind of all troubles bothering you, this is very effective if you´ve had a particularly bad day at work or school, and have no way to leave the situation making you uncomfortable

-notice the sound the leafs and grass makes, as they are touched by the wind, really tune into it, hum along to the breeze (the little folk really enjoys this as well), and if you want to, you can even make a little song out of the melody. i used to this a lot when i were a child. you really get in contact with your inner child.

-dancing. yes it sounds silly and it sure is! (this is also something the faery folk likes), but feeling the way the wind touches your body, and letting it sway you is both fun and a very good way of bonding.

-on car rides, particularly hot days, sticking you hand out the way and notice how the wind braids itself around your fingers, now try moving your hand and fingers in different ways, it is a really good calming method, if you´re feeling annoyed as well.

-opening your windows, and letting new air in. sit and notice how the atmosphere slowly changes.

-if it´s a stormy day out, i like to visualize the wind going trough me, encouraging bravery and strength, this always makes me feel very powerful, and witchy

-doing spells in stormy weather, particularly ones for strength, courage or curses is a super good way to get you in the mood, and gives an extra energy boos to the spell

 

 

 

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introducing: me

i see it fitting that my first post should be a self introduction, so here we are.

My name is Anna/Sam. i’m an eclectic witch, living in the beautiful countryside of Denmark.

i’m a neuro-divergent spiritualist, diagnosed with bipolar disorder and anxiety.

trying to balance my illness and my craft, has proven itself to be quite the struggle, but i’m not ready, and will never be, ready to lose that fight.

there are days, weeks or months even, where the simplest of conversations exhaust me, and my energy level is far too low for me to practice any crafts, and exercising, my body and mind, is simply impossible. those times i turn to cigarettes and alcohol to keep my anxiety at bay, unhealthy as it may be, it keeps me alive and breathing.

those days will soon be much less severe, as my new pills will hopefully be more effective, then my previous ones.

but between those deep blue days, are sunshine yellow days. those days i get to wake up early and go for long walks, being granted the chance to enjoy fresh air, and not poisonous smoke inhaled trough a cigarette filter.

i spend my time drawing, painting and writing as well as meditating and reading. in the summertime all of this usually takes place in nature.

i´m not good at introductions, so i’ll stick to the basics, and end this here.

if you got this far, thank you.