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Ways to Cleanse & Protect Your Energy

Ways to Cleanse & Protect Your Energy

Just like we take care of our cleanse our physical body, it's equally important to cleanse and protect our energy regularly. By doing so, we release stagnant or negative energies, creating space for renewed vitality and positivity.


Here are some effective methods to cleanse your energy:


1.     Smudging with Ethically Sourced Sage or Palo Santo: The sacred act of smudging has been practiced for centuries to clear negative energy. Light the sage bundle or palo santo stick and allow the smoke to fill your surroundings, moving from room to room with the intention of releasing any stagnant or unwanted energies. Open windows and doors to let fresh air circulate afterward.

2.     Salt Baths: Soaking in a warm bath infused with sea salt or Epsom salt can cleanse your energetic body. As you immerse yourself, visualize the saltwater drawing out any impurities or negative energy. This simple practice can leave you feeling refreshed, balanced, and rejuvenated.

3.     Visualization and Intention: Close your eyes, take deep breaths, and visualize a brilliant white light surrounding you. Imagine this light purifying your entire being, releasing any energy that no longer serves you.

4.     Crystal Cleansing: Certain crystals, such as clear quartz, selenite, and black tourmaline, possess natural cleansing properties. Place these crystals in your living space or carry them with you to absorb and transmute negative energies. Remember to cleanse the crystals themselves periodically to maintain their effectiveness.

5.   Nature Connection: Spending time in nature is an excellent way to harmonize and cleanse your energy. Take a leisurely walk in a park, forest, or near a body of water. Connect with the earth beneath your feet, breathe in the fresh air, and visualize any negativity flowing out of your body and dissipating into the surroundings.


Ways to Protect Your Energy


Protecting your energy is vital, especially in today's fast-paced and sometimes chaotic world. Implementing these practices will help maintain your energetic well-being and prevent unnecessary energy drains:


1.     Establish Boundaries: Learn to say "no" when you feel overwhelmed or stretched thin. Set clear boundaries with others to protect your energy from being depleted by excessive demands. Prioritize activities and relationships that nourish your well-being.

2.     Shielding Visualization: Before entering challenging environments or situations, imagine yourself surrounded by an energetic shield. This shield acts as a protective barrier, preventing outside energies from affecting you negatively.

3.     Grounding Exercises: Regularly ground yourself to stay connected to the Earth's stabilizing energy. Walk barefoot on grass or soil, and meditate while visualizing roots extending from your body into the earth, anchoring you firmly.

4.     Use Protective Crystals: Carry or wear protective crystals like black tourmaline, obsidian, or hematite to help absorb and transmute negative energy. Click here if you're interested in learning more about the history, science, ethical mining, and metaphysical properties of crystals.

5.     Energy Clearing Rituals: Perform regular energy-clearing rituals using sound healing tools such as bells, chimes, crystal singing bowls, and Tibetan singing bowls, to cleanse your energy and promote a harmonious atmosphere.

6.     Maintain a Positive Mindset: Cultivate positive thoughts and affirmations. Positivity not only raises your vibration but also helps repel negativity.

Ready to cleanse and protect your energy with me? Book a Chakra Balancing Reiki & Sound Healing session today. This transformative experience will help you release stagnant energies, align your chakras, and protect your energy field.

Michelle Kellogg RMT, M.Ed. -


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