I was recently asked how to clear a feeling of negativity in a place. It’s always a great idea to ‘cleanse’ a new area you go into, but equally this technique works if you are wanting to cleanse an existing area that has become tainted with a negative energy.
For me cleansing is as much about routine as intent. I have a routine of actions that I perform to cleanse an area. In addition to this I will focus my intent on dispelling the negative energy and creating positive energy in its place.
The first step is to make sure your focus is on positive intent. Clear your mind of the negative and work on creating a positive mind set for this task and afterwards. Know that your actions and your intent combined will work to dispel the negative energy.
The actions I take whilst focusing on positive energy is to first clap, loudly, in each corner of the room, three times in each corner working from the top to the bottom of the corner. Whilst doing this I ask that any negative energy in the room be dispersed and that positive energy be allowed to flow into the room.
The next step I take is to use a sage smudge stick. You will need a bowl to hold the stick over while it is burning and water to extinguish the smudge stick after use. It is important to remember to open windows and doors while you use the smudge stick. Light your smudge stick and blow out the flame so the stick glows and smoke drifts from the tip. Once your stick is smoking you walk around the room, wafting the smoke into the corners and around the perimeter of the room. While you do this say an affirmation as you go. Ask for the negative energy to be dispersed and that positive energy be allowed to enter the place. Focus on bringing into the place things that are good for you and the people who enter and imagine the negative drifting out of the windows and doors with the smoke.
Don’t forget to extinguish your smudge stick when you have finished.
Enjoy the journey.