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The Witch's Book of Self-Care
The Witch's Book of Self-Care: Magical Ways to Pamper, Soothe, and Care for Your Body and Spirit | Arin Murphy-Hiscock
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Worship yourself the witchy waylearn how to nourish your body and spirit with herbal remedies, spells, and rituals inspired by witchcraft in this unique, enchanted guide to self-care! Self-care is a necessity for any modern woman, and this book helps you prioritize #1 with a little help from the magic of witchcraft. The Witchs Book of Self-Care has advice for pampering your body, mind, and spirit with spells, meditations, mantras, and powerful activities to help you to keep healthy, soothe stress, relinquish sadness, channel joy, and embrace your strength. This book features such magical self-care remedies: -A Ritual to Release Guilt: Learn to burn whatever causes you pain and process painful memories or work through heavy emotions in this therapeutic ritual. -Green Space Meditation: Learn how to reconnect with the healing energies of nature, even in the middle of a bustling city, as part of a series of meditations based on the elements and your senses. -DIY Body Butter: Create your own custom soothing and smoothing body butter, powered by crystal and essential oils suited to your intention, and sanctified by a ritual. And much more! The Witchs Book of Self-Care shows you how easy it is to connect to the earth, harness your personal power, and add a little magic to your everyday life for a better you!
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sprainedbrain
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As if all of the wonderful stuff in my package from Mel wasn‘t enough, my witch sister/swap host extraordinaire Rachel has spoiled me even further. 😍

Thank you so much, my friend, for all of this awesomeness! I‘ve wanted the tagged book for a while, and I‘m crazy about everything else you chose for me. You are the best! 🖤🖤🖤

#basicwitchswap

Meaw_catlady You are so welcome!!! I preordered that antique anatomy tarot for myself and I was like I should get 2 because I‘m sure Jenni would love it as well!! 🖤🖤🖤 I‘m glad you love everything !! Blessed Samhain! 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🖤🖤🖤 3mo
sprainedbrain @Meaw_catlady it‘s gorgeous! I‘m going to do a spread with them tonight. Thank you again!! 3mo
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canoflightbulbs
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Pickpick

Another library borrow! I‘ll have to get a copy of this for myself, because it has loads of self-care tips, journal prompts, and even recipes. Definitely a good resource when you feel like you need some TLC.

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RowReads1
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I‘m just answering the questions😊.
1. Ginger bread,apple cider.
2. Yes and no.I know most of my chart pretty well,not all the the aspects.how signs tend to get along.My Chinese sign. friends from youth and I were once very into it.Some still are.
3. I have crystals.
4. see above.
5. when I feel like it.
6. Yup.a year ago I got rid of a ton of things,including a lot of these.
7. It‘s usually therapy.
🎃😺🎃😺🎃😺🎃😺🎃😺🎃😺🎃😺🎃😺🎃

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TheReadingMermaid
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Pickpick

I just cannot talk this book up enough. If you are hurt internally or externally and you need something to help you heal, READ THIS BOOK!

Please read my full review here:
https://thereadingmermaidsreviews.weebly.com/book-reviews/the-witchs-book-of-sel...

MartinaLove Great review. I want this book, now. I wanted to say, you are strong 💪🏻Whatever it is you are going through, you can beat this! ✊🏻 Sending you positive energy. ❤ 5mo
TheReadingMermaid @MartinaLove ❤️🤗❤️ 5mo
StayCurious I loved your review. One of the things I talk to my therapist about is whether or not I am able to read - if I can, I'm doing better than usual. If I can't, I need to work on my mood. It's amazing how our brains work. 5mo
TheReadingMermaid @StayCurious I concur wholeheartedly 5mo
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Chrissyreadit
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Received my #basicwitchswap partner and celebrating by sharing my small collection of books. I will begin reading up on Samhain to create a Samhain in a box 🌛🌕🌜

BethM Your partner is a lucky one! 😘 5mo
Chrissyreadit @BethM thanks! Yours too!!! 5mo
TheReadingMermaid Oh man!!!! 😍🤤😍 5mo
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MoonWitch94 Omg I love those holiday books. Who is the author?!?! I would love these. 5mo
Chrissyreadit @MoonWitch94 I think they can be found under Llewellyns Sabbat Essentials- but also on Amazon under Samhain or Yule... etc 5mo
MoonWitch94 @Chrissyreadit Thank you!! 5mo
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Chrissyreadit
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I loved this round!!! Thank you so much @wanderinglynn for creating this event! Thank you @Mitch for leading our team! Thank you @Blaire @sudi @MicrobeMom @Itchyfeetreader @phatsallylee @ErinSueGreads for your cheering supportive words!!! Allons-y! #bookfitnesschallenge #BFCR2

Megabooks Fantastic!! 🎉🎉 6mo
mcipher I love how much you‘ve achieved and how obviously better you feel! So so amazing. ♥️♥️ 6mo
Mitch Wow - congratulations - so amazing 😘 6mo
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Cheshirecat913 Awesome!! 6mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌 Fantastic! 🎉 Just keep that awesome progress going. One step, one day at a time. You got this! 6mo
Dawnrod1970 Awesome! 6mo
MicrobeMom You did awesome Chrissy! Hope to see next round!! Thanks for all your support! 6mo
sudi You did great 👏👏👏. Glad we're on the same team for the next round 6mo
Itchyfeetreader Well done - you have done brilliantly x 6mo
Crazeedi Excellent!!👏👏🎉 6mo
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freyaheart
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My familiar ladies and gentlemen. She loves my kindle as much as I do. Princess Zelda, thief of my heart and kindle.

MrBook 😻😻😻 6mo
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freyaheart
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Reading this again for mercury retrograde. I love this book.

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xxjenadanxx
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Pickpick

A fun little book filled with mantras and ideas on how to reconnect with the energies and the world around you as self care. Lots of little craft ideas and “recipes”.

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Chrissyreadit
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@cobwebmoth you are the best! And lush bath bombs may be my new favorite product! Thank you so much for a gift of rest and relaxation!

cobwebmoth I'm so glad you enjoyed it!💖 9mo
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RainyDayReading
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I must get myself a copy of this! Short but full of self care tips that you don‘t have to necessarily be a “witchy” person to use and appreciate. I love how it included recipes for food, bath salts and teas. If self-care and self-love are goals for you or just something you struggle with (like me) give this one a try. It could just give you the boost you need.

xxjenadanxx I‘m currently reading this and loving it! 9mo
Chrissyreadit I need this book! 9mo
RainyDayReading @Chrissyreadit It‘s so helpful! 9mo
RainyDayReading @xxjenadanxx Good! I‘m so glad that you are! 9mo
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RainyDayReading
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Loving this book so far! I didn‘t realize how badly I needed this book at the current moment. The cover is gorgeous and it‘s a quick read. Don‘t really want it to be over just yet!

thebookishtype15 I just had this checked out from the library and I loved it! 9mo
TheReadingMermaid I am also reading this book and I absolutely love it. I am taking my time going through and doing all of the exercises and journal prompts. I just love it so much like you said I don't want it to be over. LOL 9mo
RainyDayReading @thebookishtype15 It was so good! I wish I had my own copy now haha. 9mo
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RainyDayReading @TheReadingMermaid I wish I had my own copy so I could go back and refer to it! Unfortunately this one has to go back to the library 😪 I love the fact that it includes food recipes, first book I‘ve come across that has included something like that! 9mo
thebookishtype15 Right! You should also check out The Spirit Almanac by Emma Loewe. I checked that one out at the same time as witches guide and loved that one, too. Very similar 9mo
RainyDayReading @thebookishtype15 I‘ll definitely check that one out! I‘ve stacked it so I won‘t forget haha. Thanks for the recommendation! 9mo
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TheReadingMermaid
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Jumping around but still able to read a little bit. Brain is really scattered tonight but still getting in some good reading time. 💗💗💗

#FridayNightBookClub
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @JoScho

Bookwormjillk ❤️ 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 😘😘😘 10mo
SmartSassery I was just looking at this book. Is it good? 10mo
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TheReadingMermaid @SmartSassery if you are looking for something like a beginner's guide into magic and Wicca then this is not the book for you. This is a more advanced guide that takes you through different magical things that you can do to perform small self care rituals. Like bath salts and burning rituals and aromatherapy. I absolutely love it! I highly recommend it. 10mo
SmartSassery I think you just helped me make up my mind. Thank you very much. 10mo
TheReadingMermaid @SmartSassery you are most welcome sweetheart. And I only mentioned that it isn't a beginner's guide because when I was reading the reviews a lot of the negative reviews were on that topic. I was wondering why people were expecting this book to be a beginner's guide 🤷🏻‍♀️ not quite sure. 10mo
SmartSassery I find myself wondering the exact same thing sometimes. It seems finding really good reviews can require a bit of hunting. I shamefully find myself reading some for entertainment. lol 10mo
TheReadingMermaid @SmartSassery don't be ashamed sweetheart some of those reviews are hilarious 😂😂😂 but nevertheless it is a beautiful book and I hope that if you get it it really brings you a lot of joy because it has definitely done that for me. It's more than worth the $12 that it is on Amazon. 💗💗💗 10mo
SmartSassery 😂 😂 They really are. 💜 Thank you very much. I'm really excited for it now. I appreciate all the advice. 10mo
JoScho 🖤🖤🖤 10mo
Bklover Hi my friend!! Got a very lovely letter from you today. It made my heart happy. I‘m writing you right now- I hope today is good to you. Give yourself a big hug from me. 🥰 10mo
TheReadingMermaid @Bklover I meant every word sweetheart. And you give yourself a hug from me right back. 💗🤗💗 10mo
Crazeedi Ty for your letter! One is on it's way back on monday!😘 10mo
TheReadingMermaid @Crazeedi you are very welcome hun. I'm looking forward to it 😍 10mo
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4thhouseontheleft
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I love this week‘s questions (even if I‘m a bit late answering them) 😃

1. Having surgery next month, and I will be gentle on myself during recovery. Treating myself to a hiking day trip beforehand.
2. My curiosity and love of learning, and daring to be different.
3. Always standing up for what I believe in, even when I am in the minority.
4. 💜💙💜💙

#HelloThursday

sudi Love the answer to the 2nd one 😊❤ 10mo
Kaye 3- 👍🏼. Good for you. 10mo
BooknerdsLife Wishing you all the best on the surgery and speedy recovery afterward 🤗💗💗🙏💐🌸 10mo
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4thhouseontheleft @sudi Thanks! @kaye 3 has definitely lost me a few “friends” over the years! @BooknerdsLife Thank you! 10mo
Kaye If they were friends, they‘d like you as you are . You don‘t always have to agree with friends just so they‘ll like you. 10mo
Crazeedi Good luck and speedy recovery, I just had surgery end of January too. Be patient with yourself!! 💜 10mo
wanderinglynn Best wishes for a speedy recovery after your surgery. 💜 Thanks for playing! 😘 10mo
Gissy Wishing you the best during your recovery process! ❤️ 10mo
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TheReadingMermaid
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My arsenal is growing thanks to my wonderful husband
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#HusbandOfLitsy #SelfCare #OneDayAtATime

Crazeedi My daughter was diagnosed w BPD and bipolar 10 yrs ago, she has struggled with addiction but has been clean, she was trying to self medicate and has had a hard road. I love her so much, 10mo
BlameJennyJane I‘m super curious about the BPD book. Would love to hear your feedback on it at some point. I am always looking for self-help suggestions for my clients and good, practical BPD self-help can be particularly challenging to find. 10mo
TheReadingMermaid @Crazeedi oh my goodness that is so hard. I'm so very sorry to hear that 😢 the best advice I can give you is to get her in to see her doctor and get her on some good psych medications instead of self-medicating. It is difficult to actually admit when you need psych medications but they do help immensely! Please keep me updated sweetie. Much love to you and yours 💗 10mo
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TheReadingMermaid @BlameJennyJane OMG girl I absolutely love that BPD books so much. I carry it around with me in my purse. The book goes through different scenarios of situations you may find yourself in and goes through practical DBT and CBT skills that you can use according to the scenario. It is brilliant! I highly HIGHLY recommend this book! 🦋 10mo
BlameJennyJane Fantastic! I may just have to pick it up and will definitely recommend to clients. I love it that DBT is becoming more “user friendly” and doesn‘t require a specific formula- group, individual, therapy, phone calls, etc. treatment model that just isn‘t practical for people with busy lives and families! 10mo
BlameJennyJane Oh, and thanks for posting! 💖 10mo
TheReadingMermaid @BlameJennyJane you're more than welcome sweetheart. Definitely pick this book up. I recommend it to everybody! Not just people with BPD but especially to people with BPD... if that makes sense LOL 😋 10mo
BlameJennyJane Makes total sense! 😊 10mo
vkois88 Both are on my TBR. I've looked at the BPD book for a long time, and similar ones. It's just hard to bring myself to buy it. It's hard to deal with sometimes. 10mo
TheReadingMermaid @vkois88 I highly recommend both. I got to skim through the witches book of self-care today and it looks absolutely amazing also. I can't wait to really dive in and read it all 😍 10mo
vkois88 I'll have to see if my B&N has it. I have a couple of coupons I need to use by the end of the month 10mo
Crazeedi @TheReadingMermaid she is on meds, her addiction was years ago, she has come very far and has done amazing. Sorry I didn't make that clear. She has been under care etc. thank you for your kind words!! (edited) 10mo
TheReadingMermaid @Crazeedi oh that is so wonderful to hear! Many blessings to her and you sweetheart 💗🤗🤗💗 10mo
Crazeedi @TheReadingMermaid thank you!💜 10mo
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freyaheart
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Really loving this book.

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freyaheart
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Self-caring while reading about self-care. Epsom salt, clary sage oil and a nice hot bath.

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freyaheart
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New year new book. This year I'm going to be selfish. It's all about me.

sprainedbrain ❤️❤️❤️ 13mo
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4thhouseontheleft
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I‘m playing around with how I do self-care in the New Year, and I spent this afternoon planning a self-care calendar for January. Some of these ideas come from the tagged book. Some goals are reminders of current activities more than a new goal (exercise), but I like to write it down anyway! #newyear #selfcare

tracey38 That's a grwat idea. I have been wanting to keep something similar for self care in 2019 as I have had a hard year. ❤❤ 13mo
4thhouseontheleft @tracey38 These are incorporated into my regular calendar, so we‘ll see how well it works out! I‘ve never actually planned self-care this far in advance before, so it‘s a bit of a switch to being proactive instead of reactive to see if it helps more during the stressful times. 13mo
Blaire Love this! My theme for this year is health - I‘m picking a different focus for each month (physical, financial, community etc) and giving myself a few goals. 13mo
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