Do you find yourself wondering if you are a witch? No, not like the one who lives in a gingerbread house and flies around on a broomstick. We mean the kind of witch who simply sees the world through her unique lens, who possesses an eye for detail and can notice power, both magical and mundane.
You might be surprised to learn that there are some tell-tale signs that you're a member of this ancient craft. These include excitement over new moons, finding comfort chilling inside circles, and making frequent trips to the craft store. But it doesn’t end there. Take a look through this list of 7 signs that you possess magic powers and see if any of these signs ring true for you:
1. You love crystals and gemstones
Have you ever found yourself drawn to crystals and gemstones? Do you have a collection of them, or do you find yourself regularly purchasing new ones? If so, you may be a witch hiding in plain sight.
Witches are known for using crystals and gemstones as part of their rituals—they can help to channel energy and manifest positive outcomes. So if you're looking at that amethyst necklace with longing or thinking about starting a collection of your own, take it as a sign that there's more going on under the surface than meets the eye!
2. You're always wearing a pentacle
If you carry around a pentacle symbol, or if you're always wearing a pentacle necklace, it's time to face the facts: you might just be a witch. Don't worry! It's not that big of a deal! It's time to come out and be proud of who you are—and then use your powers for GOOD.
Pentacles are symbols of protection and balance. They represent earth energy and are associated with prosperity and good fortune. They're also commonly used by witches as an outward expression of their beliefs—but even if you aren't a witch yourself, it's pretty easy to pick up some of the magic of wearing a pentacle around your neck or hanging it on your wall.
3. You're always talking about the moon
We all love the moon, right? But if you're constantly talking about it, and how beautiful it is, and how much you love to gaze at it, then maybe you're a witch. The moon is a symbol of our inner goddess—which is why it's so important to us. We can draw from the energy of the moon to manifest our dreams, or we can use it as a tool to help us connect with our intuition. The moon's phases are a key part of many rituals, so if you're always talking about what phase it's in, or what she's doing up there in the sky, then maybe you should consider joining a coven.
4. You enjoy reading tarot cards or astrology charts for fun, even though no one ever asks you to do it
—it's just something that happens when people come over to visit your home or office space that's not necessary. Still, it somehow seems like it would be rude not to offer up such information anyway! You might think that this is an example of you being a good host, but it's a sign that you’re a witch, masquerading as an ordinary person.
As we all know, witches love to read tarot cards and astrology charts as much as they love to eat cinnamon bunnies, so if this activity makes you feel at home and happy, there's a pretty good chance you're a witch to the core.
5. You feel a special connection to the earth and the elements
If you feel a special connection to nature—whether because you love nature documentaries or because you can't help but notice that everything in nature has a purpose—you may be a witch without realizing it. If you get excited about gardening or are always looking for new ways to use herbs in your cooking, it could be because you're more attuned to these things than others around you.
Witches have a deep connection with nature, and that includes animals, plants, and even rocks. This can manifest as an affinity for gardening or even just a love of being outside, but it can also be more subtle than that. If you find yourself feeling particularly connected to the elements—the wind, the rain, the earth, fire—you may have Witchy vibes running through your veins!
6. You have an affinity for animals and they seem to feel the same way about you.
Witches are all about celebrating nature, and we adore our furry friends. We're not just talking about cats and dogs—we mean birds, fish, lizards, and everything in between! If you can't go a day without seeing a bird out your window or watching your dog chase its tail, then your witchiness is clear and visible to everyone: You just love animals so much that you don't even realize it!
All witches have an intrinsic connection to nature—not just as part of their spirituality but also as part of their everyday lives. If you find yourself feeling more connected with nature than most people around you or if it seems like animals gravitate toward you more than normal human beings do? No other description could describe you better than "witch".
7. You feel like something is missing in your life but you're not quite sure what it is… or who it is… but you think maybe it has something to do with cats.
If you find yourself thinking "This animal is so cute" every time you see a dog or cat, that's probably more than just a coincidence. They might even appear in your life at times when you need them most, like when your car breaks down or when your landlord is being a jerk and won't fix something. These animals may be familiars—spirits who are helping you cast spells and perform other magical acts.
Animals can sense magic in a way that humans can't, so if your pet seems to like you more than other people do, it could be because he or she senses something special about you.
Look, you can rationalize it all you want. You can convince yourself that your affinity for cats, the color black, the number three, and online shopping for dark academic clothes have nothing to do with the fact that you're a witch. But we both know the truth: You are a witch in every sense of the word. But don't worry. This is fine. Just embrace your powers and enjoy casting spells that make life better for everyone around you. It's time to get out of the broom closet!