Clear negativity at home with cleansing agents like salt, smudging with sage, ringing a bell, letting in adequate sunlight and fresh air, besides getting rid of clutter. Homes can accumulate negative energy over a period of time, especially if the space has not been cleansed in a long time. Clearing the space of negative energy is especially important when moving into a previously lived in home. Some believe that fights, conflicts, deaths, unpleasant happenings tend to leave their negative energy imprint behind. Energy sensitive people may be able to sense if a particular place feels good or not. Some ways to energetically cleanse an area in the house are listed below.
Smudging, a Native American Ritual Gets Rid of Negativity
Herbs such as sage, sweetgrass, cedar are used in smudging. Herbs are allowed to dry naturally and then bundled together in a smudge stick. The smudge stick is lit and quickly extinguished and the smoke is gently guided with the hands to clear negative energy in a room. Smudging has been used for centuries in the Native American tradition.
As fire burns away negativity, lighting candle and incense also help clear bad odors and unpleasant energy with a pleasant smell.
Remove Clutter for a Better Look, Remove Mental Blocks
There are many ways to clear negative energy. A basic step to bringing in positive life giving energy is to clear one’s surroundings of any clutter. Clutter in the house, acts as a mental block. Donating or selling unused items in the past year might be a good way of starting to clear clutter.
Salt Water Absorbs Negative Energy in the House
Salt is a natural cleanser. It helps rid of energy imprints by absorbing the negative energy. The salt water can be kept in a bowl in an inconspicuous corner of the house, and changed every day for maximum benefit. Sea salt is recommended for the cleansing process.
Ringing a Bell Removes Stagnant Energy, Promotes Positive Flow
Ringing a bell in closed spaces helps clear negative energy. The ringing of the bell naturally disperses negative energy. This property of bells maybe a reason, bells are prevalent in many places of religious worship. Wind chimes also offer similar benefits to using a bell.
Letting in Light and Air – Removes Odors, Kills Germs and Cleanses
Opening the doors and windows of all rooms periodically helps bring in fresh air and light which are also natural cleansers.
At the time of cleansing it is beneficial to mention the intention of being surrounded by positive, loving energy. The process of energy cleansing need not complicated or time consuming. The elements of nature themselves act as cleansing agents. External cleansing helps lead a life of internal clarity as well.
By: Subha Ekambaram