How To Be Magical

How To Be Magical

By Soul Things Botanica
What do you get when you ask a Black round the way Brooklyn girl how she began her spiritual journey? Welcome to How to be Magical, the podcast!



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Muva Tried to Tell Us
Octavia E Butler, visionary and Oracle, tried to warn us but we ain’t wanna listen! In this episode of the HTBM podcast I discuss a few things Muva imparted on us in her 1993 dystopian novel ‘Parable of the Sower’.
30:37
May 1, 2020
The Essentials
What are the things that are absolutely essential in a time of uncertainty? How can we fortify ourselves, our ancestors and our tribe using the things we have at our disposal?
32:41
March 29, 2020
The Rona
Community wellness and ancestral guidance at the height of global Coronavirus Pandemonium. What would your great grandma do?
40:10
March 16, 2020
Put The Sage Down
On spiritual conservatism and blind consumerism. Why you can’t buy your way into your spiritual gifts when time, discipline and devotion are free!
31:38
March 3, 2020
Dating While Elevating
How do you navigate romance while on your spiritual journey? A quick talk about how working with your spirit guides can be a challenging yet rewarding process for your dating life.
34:25
February 25, 2020
Strong Rum + Stronger Prayers
What is your ancestors love language? Why do we pray? Why do we give offerings?
30:53
February 14, 2020
Bad Mind + The Evil Eye
What is malochia? What is bad mind? How do we participate in bad mind culture and what can we do when we get hit with the evil eye?
29:15
February 1, 2020
The Lab + The Scientist
What are some basic items to keep in your magical stash? What are some ways that you are documenting and tracking your spiritual journey? In this episode I’m sharing a few tips on how I stay focused and engaged on my path.
29:10
January 26, 2020
Altars
Your altars are a place to come together with your ancestors, honor your highest self and to do your spiritual work. What are some of the ways you can build and experience intimacy with your altar workings? Listen to find out more.
34:54
January 17, 2020
Readings 101
Have you ever gotten a reading? Are you curious about what to expect after you book one? Listen in to hear some tips on what to look for when scheduling a reading and how to get the most out of this sacred divination practice.
28:30
January 11, 2020
Get In Yuh Section
When starting your spiritual journey how can you stay aligned and committed when you aren’t fully sure of what you’re doing yet? Listen in to learn some ways you can strengthen yourself while challenging yourself to grow on your path.
36:58
January 5, 2020
Welcome to How To Be Magical, the podcast!
Happy new year! Welcome to How To Be Magical, The Podcast: one black woman’s journey to being who she is supposed to be in the eyes of her ancestors. Created by Nikki Buchanan of Soul Things Botanica, HTBM touches on myriad of topics such as how to connect with your ancestral energies, how to keep your head on straight when the world is testing you and how to exact yourself in a society that wants you to play small. Listen in every week for discussions about all things soulful from the perspective of a black native Brooklynite.
28:44
January 2, 2020