Avoid distractions. This may seem obvious, but starting a deep meditation five minutes before the morning train goes by is not a good use of your limited time! Send your children out to play, turn off your phone, lock your animals away if they are disruptive, and FOCUS!
Speaking of focus, experiment with different grounding techniques and figure out what works best, and fastest, for you. Sitting with a couple of rocks in your hands might do the trick, while for others a meditation or a few minutes of yoga are the way to go. Learning to be present in your circle is the first step to a successful ritual.
Keep a Book of Shadows, a place where you collect and write down all of your favourite rituals and spells.
Plan ahead. Get everything together you might need before you cast your circle so that if you have a short…
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