Sit For A Spell

The Sit For A Spell podcast covers the lore, the traditions, and the modern practices of the occult. Follow along with James and Jess as they explore their own beliefs and backgrounds, conduct interviews, and take you along on their adventures.

Working with Sound

January 20th, 2022

This week we cover how to work with sound in your practice. Jess covers the specific topics of bells, clapping, and sound bowls (singing bowls). We discuss their uses, how to incorporate them, and the benefits they bring to your craft. Of course there are also tangents along the way, including a booktok conversation. So sit for a spell, and learn with us!

History of Resolutions - Patreon Sneak Peak!

January 6th, 2022

This week we are bringing you a sneak peak at what we bring to our Patreon page! In this special episode James breaks down the history of New Year resolutions. She also discusses how to incorporate manifestations and intentions, as well as some ways to keep your resolutions going through out the year. 


If you are already one of our Patrons, look out for a very special bonus episode released today as well! 

End of the Year Magic

December 23rd, 2021

This week Jess gives as a quick and easy way to bring in the Solstice, Yule, and the New Year. She breaks down the steps to creating spice and planted coated candles and a simmering pot using the same ingredients. Listen along to see how all of these honor the sun in this ending point of the year, and how to incorporate your intentions going forward. Please come and sit for a spell and learn with us! 

Shutter Island: TSDW Crossover!

December 9th, 2021

This week we have a special treat with a podcasting crossover. We partnered with the amazing team at Too Scary; Didn't Watch to bring you this week's episode. James and Jess take part in breaking down the film Shutter Island, discussing the film and what makes it so scary. So sit for a spell, and learn with us!


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Too Scary; Didn’t Watch Patreon

Day of the Week Magic

November 25th, 2021

This week James walks us through day of the week magic. She discusses what deities, color associations, and practices you can tune into for each day of the week. We also bring back Witchy Moments! So sit for a spell, and learn with us!

Spirit Writing

November 11th, 2021

This week Jess covers the idea and practice of Spirit Writing. Also known as automatic writing or psychography, this tool of mediumship and divination allows one to communicate with the other side. So sit for a spell, and learn with us. 

Dia de los Muertos

October 29th, 2021

This week James teaches us all about Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead! This Mexican tradition has deep roots and a rich history and now we get to learn a bit about it. She tells us about the history, it’s Aztec and Spanish roots, and how to celebrate in your own way! So, sit for a spell and learn with us!



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Graveyard Dirt

October 21st, 2021

This week Jess covers the use of Graveyard dirt as a hard hitting ingredient or booster. She discusses where to find what you need, how to collect the dirt, as well as the many uses. We also discuss good alternatives to using the dirt itself. So sit for a spell, and learn with us!

Re-Release: Ghosts! - Protections and Listener Stories

October 15th, 2021

Since Mercury in Retrograde seems to have interfered with our last recording, please enjoy this Re-Release from October 2020. We will be back next week with an all new episode and Patreon content! 

Have you ever wondered if you have a ghost in your home, and then how to get it to leave? Well, this week James covers all things ghosts! She discusses ways you can tell a ghost/spirit may be in your home, how you can ask them to leave, as well as ways to protect your home from any future ghosts! After all of that, Jess and James read some of our listener spooky stories. So sit for a spell, and learn with us!


October 7th, 2021

In this week's episode we finally discuss the concept of Chakras. James breaks down the history and meaning behind the Chakras. We also talk about what it may feel like to have a blocked Chakra, and what you can do to fix it. So sit for a spell, and learn with us. 

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