This simple ritual spell uses a photo of yourself and a black candle to create a self-love shield, protecting you from those who do not appreciate you and banishing their negativity with love and positivity.
- A photo of yourself
- A black or dark-colored candle
- Matches or a lighter
- A piece of paper and a pen
- Optional: protective crystals or herbs, such as black tourmaline or rosemary
- Find a quiet and private space where you will not be disturbed.
- Place the photo of yourself in front of you.
- Light the black or dark-colored candle and place it next to the photo.
- If you have protective crystals or herbs, hold them in your hand and say a short blessing or prayer over them, asking for their protective powers to be activated.
- Close your eyes and take a few deep breaths, centering yourself and focusing on your intention to protect yourself from those who do not appreciate you.
- Take the piece of paper and pen and write down any negative thoughts or emotions you have been feeling related to this issue.
- Fold the paper and set it aside.
- Hold your hands over the photo and say the following spell:
“I call upon the universe to protect and defend, From those who do not appreciate, but only intend To harm and bring me down, I banish their negativity, And shield myself with love and positivity.”
- Place the photo back down and let the candle burn out completely.
- If you have protective crystals or herbs, place them near the photo as a reminder of their protective energy.
- When you are ready, pick up the folded paper and release the negative energy by tearing it up and discarding it.
- Spell complete.