Ellen Dugan, well-known author of over fifteen books on Paganism and Witchcraft, is back with her new book, a non-denominational guide to psychic development. Why the new topic? And what does she hope readers gain from it? Ellen Dugan discusses her new book, The Natural Psychic.
Trade Paperback | $16.99 US, $19.50 CAN | 9780738743356 | June 2015
Everyone has some type of psychic ability, but the skills that come easily for some may be more challenging for others. However, no matter where you are on the psychic spectrum, The Natural Psychic... Read more
was just talking to my cousin and bestie Emily about this whole mirror/makeup fast thing. You know, where bloggers or writers forgo looking in the mirror for a month or a year (see Autumn Whitefield-Madrano and Kjerstin Gruys) or give up make-up and hide their hair in a cap (see Lauren Shields) and then share their findings with the world. Em and I were relieved to discover that we both feel uncomfortable about all this. Not that we feel weird about the fact that these women wanted to do that (because, of course, to each her own), but that we feel weird that they are holding it up as behavior to be emulated, and then basically being praised in the media as cultural heroes.
But, you may be thinking, what's the big deal? Well, let me explain.