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Clearing Residual Energies from Your Home

Have you ever bought a new home and it felt like you were living in someone else's house? Has the air in your home just felt stagnant and things just haven't been flowing in your home? Maybe there has been unusual activity in your home and you just can't relax. These are some good signs that your home needs to be release some residual energies. If you are not sure what residual energies are, check out our blog post "What are Residual Energies?" to find out more. Residual energies can be left behind by Spirit but more commonly the living.

It doesn't take the heebie jeebies for the energy in your home to feel like it needs to be released. However, a great time to clear your home of unneeded energies is during transitional times. If you still are not sure when you should clear energy in your home or how, keep reading because we've got you covered.

The best times to clear residual energies from your home:

  • When moving into a new home. The previous owners spent a lot of time in your home and surely left an impression of their own on the structure and the land. It's a great idea to clear the energy in a new home before you move in, if possible.

  • After having a difficult time in your life or fighting in a relationship. We leave residual energies in our own homes. If you are coming to the end of a rough week, month or year, it's a great idea to clean out those heavy energies from your home and great the opportunity for a fresh start.

  • Following a party, gathering or a visit with house guests. After having all kinds of people over, who are carrying all sorts of emotions of their own, the energy in your home can begin to feel foreign to you. Refresh your space after everyone has gone with a good clearing and get things back to normal.

  • If you are bringing a new family member into your home, a child, a parent or a new pet it is a good idea to clear the energy of your home to allow them to have a fresh start. It is a good idea to focus specifically on the space they will be spending most of their time in.

  • The changing of seasons. Times of transition are a great opportunity to release old energies and make room for the new. Consider adding a clearing practice when you change out decorations in your home and make it part of your tradition.

How to clear energies from your home:

  • You can clear your home by smudging, which is a process of burning sage and spreading its smoke throughout your home in a special ritual. If you don’t do well with smoke, you can use sage spray.

  • Sprinkling salt around the perimeter of your home, along the walls inside your home and especially corners, will absorb negative energies and clear residual energies from your home.

  • Opening your windows and doors will allow fresh air in and release stagnant air and residual energies.

  • Another great way to clear residual energies from your home is to bless your home through prayer and mediation and set the intention that only loving and positive energies are allowed in your home.

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