Embrace Your Boundaries: A Witch's Journey to Empowerment, Day Two

Embrace Your Boundaries: A Witch's Journey to Empowerment, Day Two

My Nanny was a remarkable woman who possessed a wealth of knowledge and abilities. While she may not have used the word "witch" due to its negative connotations in her generation, she was undeniably connected to the mystical and had a deep understanding of magical practices. Her magical prowess was complemented by her superstitious nature and her belief in the power of rituals.


She often spoke of her gypsy ancestry and credited her mother for passing down rituals and magical spells that shaped her own abilities. Together, we identified as kitchen witches, skilled in harnessing the power of everyday ingredients to create something extraordinary. Salt held a special significance for us, and we would begin and end our rituals by throwing a pinch of blessed salt over our shoulders, symbolizing protection and gratitude. If we didn’t it was considered bad luck. 


Beyond her magical skills, my Nanny possessed a remarkable psychic ability. Her heightened intuition allowed her to recognize patterns and anticipate events before they unfolded. It was as if she had a sixth sense, always attuned to the energies and vibrations around her.


The combination of her magical knowledge, empathy, superstitions, and psychic abilities formed the foundation of her unique identity. Through her teachings and guidance, I have been able to navigate life's challenges and tap into my own intuition. My nanny's wisdom and magical legacy continue to resonate with me, reminding me of the power that lies within and the connection to the unseen forces of the universe.

Welcome to the "Embrace Your Journey: A Month-Long Journaling Personal Growth Workshop"! Get ready to immerse yourself in the enchanting realm of witchcraft and Halloween as we embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Inspired by my wise Nanny, who was undoubtedly a witch, we will explore the mystical connection between setting boundaries and casting spells, infusing our lives with the magic of self-respect and well-being.

Part 1: Embracing Witchcraft: Boundaries as Sacred Rituals with Salt

In the world of witchcraft, rituals hold immense power. One ritual that holds great significance is the use of salt as a symbol of protection and purification. Allow me to share a personal story about my Nanny and her salt rituals. Whenever I asked her about setting boundaries, she would sprinkle salt around the perimeter of our home, invoking the Earth's energy to strengthen our sanctuary. This practice created a physical and energetic barrier, shielding us from negativity and fostering a sense of safety and empowerment.

Part 2: The Magic of Boundaries: Casting Spells for Empowerment

Just like casting spells, setting boundaries is an act of personal power and intention. Weaving in the mystical energy of witchcraft, we will delve deeper into how boundaries serve as potent spells that empower us on our journey. Whether or not you have your own salt ritual, it's essential to find a practice that resonates with you. In this section, we'll discuss various boundary-setting rituals and practices, empowering you to create your own unique spells to protect your well-being.

Part 3: Discussing Empowering Boundary-Setting Practices

In this section, we invite you to share your own empowering boundary-setting practices and experiences. Even if you don't wish to journal, we encourage you to participate in the discussion by sharing your thoughts and insights in the comments. Reflect on any rituals or practices that have helped you set boundaries in your life. It could be something as simple as visualizing a protective shield around you or using affirmations to assert your needs. By sharing our stories, we empower each other to embrace our boundaries and explore new ways to create sacred spaces in our lives.

Part 4: Thought Discussion (Facebook Group) - Sharing Our Enchanted Experiences

Join our Facebook group, a sacred gathering space for witches embracing their boundaries, as we share our experiences and wisdom. Engage in a discussion about the different boundary-setting practices that have empowered you. Discuss how these practices have enhanced your well-being and transformed your relationships. Encourage others to explore their own rituals, whether it involves salt, visualization, or affirmations. Let us foster a community of support and inspiration as we celebrate the transformative power of witchcraft and the magic of personal growth.

Join the discussion in our Facebook group here.


As we embark on this magical journey of self-discovery and empowerment, remember that you possess the power to embrace your boundaries and unleash your inner witch. Draw inspiration from my nanny's salt rituals, but also explore your own unique practices that resonate with you. Whether it's through journaling or engaging in discussions, empower yourself and others to create sacred rituals that protect your well-being and foster self-respect. Together, let us celebrate the transformative magic that lies within us.

Thank you for joining us in this extraordinary workshop. May your boundaries be fortified, your journey be enchanted, and your growth is truly empowering.

Spell: Salt Circle of Protection with Portable Salt

Materials Needed:

🧂 A small bowl of salt (preferably sea salt or rock salt)

🕯️A white candle

🔥A lighter or matches

🥣A small dish or plate

👝 A small container or pouch to hold a pinch of salt (can be kept in your purse or pocket)


  1. Find a quiet and comfortable space where you can focus without interruptions.
  2. Light the white candle as a symbol of purity and clarity.
  3. Take a moment to ground yourself by taking a few deep breaths and centring your energy.
  4. Hold the bowl of salt in your hands and visualize a radiant white light surrounding you, creating a protective circle.
  5. Begin sprinkling the salt in a clockwise direction around your space, starting and ending at the north.

While sprinkling the salt, repeat the following incantation (or create your own):

"With this salt, I set my boundaries strong and clear, 

A shield of protection, warding off what I fear.

Let negativity and harm be banished away,

Empowering my well-being, day by day."



  1. Once you have completed the circle, place the bowl of salt on the small dish or plate.
  2. Sit quietly within the circle you have created, visualizing it as a protective barrier that keeps unwanted energies at bay.
  3. Allow the candle to burn down completely (or extinguish it safely if needed).
  4. Whenever you feel the need to reinforce your boundaries, simply visualize the salt circle and repeat the incantation.


Remember, this spell is a tool for empowering your boundaries, but the true power lies within you. Use it with intention, trust your intuition, and adapt it to suit your personal beliefs and practices.




  1. Follow the previous instructions for the Salt Circle of Protection spell, up to step 5.
  2. Before completing the circle, take a pinch of salt from the bowl and hold it in your hands.
  3. Close your eyes and visualize the salt being infused with powerful protective energy.

  1. Repeat the following blessing over the salt:

   "By the light of this candle's flame, I bless this salt in [your name]'s name.

    May it bring protection and strength, warding off all harm and ill intent."

  1. Sprinkle the blessed salt into the bowl, completing the circle around your space.
  2. Place the bowl of salt on the small dish or plate.
  3. Carry a small container or pouch with a pinch of blessed salt with you, such as in your purse or pocket.
  4. Whenever you feel the need for extra protection or a boundary reinforcement, take a moment to touch the salt in your container or pouch.
  5. Visualize the protective energy of the salt surrounding you and throw it over your shoulder, symbolically casting away any negative energies or influences.

Remember to periodically recharge and bless the salt in your container or pouch, infusing it with your intentions for continued protection.


Note: Remember the importance of safety and discretion when carrying salt in a container or pouch, ensuring it does not spill or cause any inconvenience. Participants should adapt the spell to their own preferences and beliefs, adding personal touches as they see fit.

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