Looking to summon a positive, empowering lifestyle through witchcraft? We created these tip sheets based on Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman's book Basic Witches to help you tap into your inner sorceress.

Here are a few ways to use these tip sheets to manifest your best witchy life:

  • Hang 'em up! Print out these tip sheets and hang them above your workspace, use them as bookmarks, stick them on your fridge, or put them on your bedside table. Wherever you’ll see them and remember to practice self-care.
  • Share 'em! Spread the word to all of your friends by posting on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or Instagram. Use the hashtag #BasicWitches and tag @QuirkBooks and you might just win a copy of Basic Witches.

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A magical lifestyle guide for everything from powering up a stylish crystal to banishing terrible Tinder dates

 Want to feel terrifyingly beautiful? Wear the right color of eye shadow to project otherworldly glamour. Need to exorcise a toxic friendship? Repeat the proper incantation and make it disappear. Want to increase your energy? Whip up a tasty herbal “potion” to rev up your  stamina. DIY projects, rituals, and spells—along with fun historical sidebars—summon the best trends of the modern witchy lifestyle and the time-trusted traditions of the hell-raising women of the past. With humor, heart, and a hip sensibility, Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman dispense witchy wisdom for the curious, the cynical, and anyone who could use a magical boost.

Jaya Saxena is a staff writer at Elle.com. Her work has appeared in many outlets including the New Yorker, the Daily Dot, the ToastBuzzfeedEater, and many others.

Jess Zimmerman is editor-in-chief of Electric Literature. She has been published in the Guardian, the New Republic, Atlas Obscura, Hazlitt, the Hairpin, the Toast, Eater, Aeon, and others.