Another thing to keep in mind as you explore yourself and the world around you in your search for magic is that magic is, at its heart, the essence of all things. As such, it is nature... The laws of the universe, creation, destruction, etc. Come to understand how you work within and without. Come to understand how the world around you works within and without. Delve into the universe as a whole. Explore the astral, and the realms with which it connects.
But do not hurry, or feel a need to push too hard. Magic is understanding, and understanding comes with time.