Inner Witch: A Modern Guide to the Ancient Craft (Paperback)

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The ultimate guide to witchcraft for every woman craving a connection to something bigger, using the tools of tarot, astrology, and crystals to discover her best self.

In these uncertain times, witchcraft, astrology, tarot, crystals, and similar practices are seeing a massive resurgence, especially among young women, as part of their self-care and mindfulness routines. Gabriela helps readers take back their power while connecting to something larger than themselves. She covers:

  *  Witchcraft as a feminist call to action
  *  Fashion magick
  *  Spells for self-love
  *  Cleansing your space
  *  Holidays of the witch
  *  How to create a spellbook / grimoire 
  *  Witchcraft as self-care

Whether the reader is looking to connect with her green thumb, banish negative energies, balance her chakras, energetically fight the patriarchy, or revitalize her sense of self, Inner Witch has something to offer. After all, empowered women run the world--and the ones who do are usually witches.

About the Author

Gabriela Herstik is the author of Inner Witch, Bewitching the Elements, and Embody Your Magick, and has written for outlets such as VOGUE International, Glamour, i-D, Cosmopolitan, and NYLON. She is based in Los Angeles, and is devoted to the Goddess of Love.

Praise For…

"In this fun feminist guide to witchcraft, Herstik... empowers women to connect with something larger than themselves."—Publishers Weekly

“Whether you're new to witchcraft or a seasoned practitioner looking to add some fresh ingredients to your brew, Inner Witch is the modern grimoire for you. Herstik is a generous guide no matter how far along you are on the spiritual path, and she's got plenty of style and sparkle to help light the way. Those who read her book are sure to manifest more wisdom, wit, and witchy wonder into their lives.”—Pam Grossman, author of Waking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power, host of the Witch Wave

“Herstik brings glamour, style, and a deep understanding of what it means to be a young women today to the current evolution of the craft. Blending ancient wisdom with a millennial mindset, her book is the ultimate guide for anybody wanting to live a more magickal life.”—Ruby Warrington, author of Material Girl, Mystical World, founder of The Numinous

Inner Witch is for women and femmes who want to reclaim their power. It is for those who are called to the otherworldly, the unknown, or even their daily horoscope app. Gabriela Herstik has created a magickal guide for those who want something more out of life.”—Anna Gragert, HelloGiggles

“A guide to empower readers to unveil their power and strength, and most importantly nourish the reader to celebrate themselves through self-care, self-love, and peace.”—Marty Preciado, editor in chief, Nylon Español

Inner Witch… celebrates rituals of power and life. Gabriela is an unvanquished angel of dissent and magick. Her book is an indispensable guide; her life is its testimony.”—Mitch Horowitz, PEN Award-winning author of Occult America and One Simple Idea

“A gem of a book; whether you are a lifelong practitioner or new to the magickal arts, you will find something truly sacred and unique imbued throughout Inner Witch. This guide also comes at an incredibly powerful time, as many of us awaken to a more deeply attuned life. A brilliant, modern approach to cultivating your own magick.”—Danielle Noel, creator of the Starchild Tarot and the Moonchild Tarot

"A potent grimoire for both curious newcomers and experienced witches looking to revitalize their practice, Inner Witch is infused with equal parts heart and humor, reverence and rebellion. Gabriela Herstik’s refreshing approach to magic is eclectic and egalitarian, affirming the importance of accessibility in contemporary witchcraft. Inner Witch demonstrates why spellwork and ritual aren’t mysterious traditions only to be used by the chosen few, but vital and necessary tools for everyone who might want—or need—to connect with nature, call in feminist community, or conjure self-care."—Kristen J. Sollée, author of Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

“The modern manual for a generation of women reclaiming their connection to ancient and powerful traditions and practices that can empower, enliven, and shift the lives of anyone from any culture or socioeconomic class. A must-have for anyone looking to reclaim an innate connection to the self and magic.”—Alexandra Roxo, co-founder of Moon Club

“With so much knowledge spread over so many disciplines and traditions, it can be intimidating for those called to explore their personal magic to find a place to start. Herstik has written a modern guide for an eclectic witch: a friendly crash course in spiritual vocabulary and technology that gives readers the broad foundation they need to find their inner spark.”—Haylin Belay, writer, sex educator, witch

“Herstik writes about witchcraft in a manner that is accessible, unerring, but most of all, glamorous. Herstik is not a side effect of witchcraft becoming trendy; she is one of the witches who has made it such."—Sophie Saint Thomas, writer, co-host of The Serpent Cast

"Herstik demystifies witchcraft and articulates it in a way that makes this ancient art accessible and inclusive to all. This book is a must-read for anyone who's ready or curious to awaken their inner witch."—Tamara Driessen, author of The Crystal Code

“Herstik is warm, lovely, and engaging. Tune into your inner witch and be a force for good for all.”—Carolyne Faulkner, author of The Signs: Decode the Stars, Reframe Your Life

"A mesmerizing introduction to twenty-first century witchcraft and the tools of thought and practice to unearth your nascent sorceress. Herstik’s advice is practical yet profound and unpicks complex ideas and symbology with a refreshing lightness.”—Elisabeth Krohn, founder and editor, Sabat Magazine

“Gabriela Herstik knows her stuff and covers a lot of ground in this marvelous book. Her knowledgeable writing is packed with information, but flows the easy way a conversation would on a girl’s night out. Whether you’re just setting out on your magickal journey or already practicing, there’s something in this book for everyone. Inner Witch would be a great addition to any metaphysical library."—Pleasant Gehman, author, psychic, witch

“[Herstik] is here to make you believe in magic… She transforms the often intimidating and arcane subject into an approachable form of self-care that can be practiced by anyone willing to learn. In fact, you could almost swap out ‘witch’ for ‘empowered, liberated woman’ and the book would still read seamlessly.”—Los Angeles Magazine

Product Details
ISBN: 9780143133544
ISBN-10: 0143133543
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
Publication Date: September 4th, 2018
Pages: 288
Language: English