Episode 88: 2019 Year in Review

Sarah Chappell sitting on couch with pen poised on notebook. Holistic business, business witch, soul-centered business, year end review.

We’re slowly wading into 2020, which is a great time to take stock of the last year: What we achieved, where we fell short, and how we grew. It’s time to pat ourselves on the back and be proud, because all of that learning deserves to be celebrated! This week, I review my 2019 business year by looking at my goals, my challenges, what worked really well, and what really didn’t. 

I share my experience of starting a membership site, and how it changed my relationship with my work life. I talk about finding my center for my business, allowing my health to take precedent over my numbers, and look at what good boundaries can do for business. Spoiler Alert: Constant engagement and working 24/7 isn’t the answer. (Huh, weird). Turns out, time management and personal boundaries are magic and working less actually made more space for the growth I wanted.

I also share my personal philosophy about goals, and dig into the stories I was telling about myself that were keeping me from offering my best gifts.

Please join me in this retrospective and bop on over to instagram to chime in! I want to know about your goals, your stories, and what you are carrying forward into 2020.

Show Notes:

1:50– What are you most proud of?

9:37– What worked in 2019

19:45– What didn’t work in 2019

25:13– The pacing of this business year


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Episode 87: Prosperity Magic with Winifred Tannetta-Costello

Winifred Tannetta-Costello smiling in front of a tree. Awen Tree. Business witch. Prosperity Magic.

This week, we are thrilled to talk to witchy shop owner Winifred Tannetta-Costello. Winifred is an intuitive healer, Reiki practitioner, hypnotherapist, past life regression facilitator, and eclectic witch. She is the woman behind AwenTree, a brick-and-mortar shop in Massachusetts.

Winifred is a wealth of knowledge about magic, healing, and running a successfully expanding business. In this episode, we talk about everything from Winifred’s personal history with magic, the evolution of retail in an online world, and what still draws people to the physical spaces we build.

Winifred also shares some of her everyday practical spellcraft that she uses to support her business, and gives us a crash course in prosperity magic that you can apply to your life and business today.

If you’re looking for real-ass magic and honest shop talk, make sure to catch this episode!

Show Notes:

3:00– Winifred shares stories of her family and her magical roots

12:00– The story of how AwenTree came to be

19:09– The internet isn’t out to get us! Taking a physical business online and getting the most of both

28:31– The intersection of business and magic: prosperity magic for every day

43:55– A special gift for listeners

Winifred’s free gift for our listeners

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Episode 86: Full-Time Witch Life with Britton Boyd

Britton Boyd posing with yellow flower. Witchcraft, divination, ritual practice, thruhiking

This week, we are so excited to talk with Britton Boyd of Archaic Honey: tarot reader, bone thrower, potion maker, herbalist, astrologer, double Aries, and full-time witch.

In this episode, Britton takes us back to the dark roots of their relationship to witchcraft, coming into her magical practice, and how they have turned that practice into a business that pays her bills.

We talk about the magic of the mundane, developing relationships to our tools as inspirited objects, balancing the structure of practice with personal intuition, and the wild adventures that we welcome when we ignore the advice of our readings.

Tune in this week for all that richness, and to join us in celebrating the magic of coffee and the dogmomwitch aesthetic. Real talk.

Show Notes:

3:31— Daily life of a full-time witch

10:45— Coming to witchcraft

17:28— Britton’s personal divination practices: bone reading and tarot

27:25— How to make the practice feed you… literally! Bringing home the bacon with witchcraft.

32:53— Hiking the PCT: Focusing on the internal practice

 

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