Letting Go of Clutter
In 1996, I attended my first Spaceclearing workshop with Karen Kingston www.spaceclearing.com, after she published her book “Creating Sacred Space with Feng Shui”.
I soon realised that my life long passions for clearing clutter and rearranging furniture were in fact part of the ancient art of Feng Shui!
Since attending Karen’s workshops, I have included her Spaceclearing rituals as part of my own self healing regime.
My top tip for helping you to release clutter is to cleanse your home with salt, preferably natural sea salt.
Let me explain:
Salt helps lift the energy or CHI in a room. If you put a small dish of salt in any room for a few days, you will almost certainly get the urge to clear out clutter!
Please discard the salt down your sink or toilet afterwards.
In the aftermath of a salt cleanse, you will probably release:
- Clothes you no longer wear,
- Clothes you are going to slim into,
- Old Christmas cards, Birthday cards, paper files, computer clutter….
- Unessesary memorabilia,
- Objects with sad memories,
- Gifts you do not like, but still display rather than offend the giver,
- Excess furniture that impedes movement in a room…
Letting Go of Clutter
When you let go of clutter:
- The energy or CHI in the room will feel lighter,
- You will feel lighter and more uplifted,
- You may feel compelled to release more belongings in other rooms,
- This will invite new CHI into the whole of your home,
- The CHI in your body will move more freely,
- Thus, your health and well being will improve,
- You will have more clarity,
- You will embrace new beginnings and positive change…
I usually do a salt cleanse every New Years Eve, and at regular intervals as necessary – perhaps six times per year.
If you are in the process of moving home, it is an ideal time to do a salt cleanse and a clutter clear out.
Please note: Professional Spaceclearing is a skill that takes many years of committed training. However, clearing clutter can be practised by everyone and is a very useful tool for self healing.
Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and healing from debilitating illness.
She lives in Donegal, Ireland – an area of outstanding natural beauty.
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