Spiritual protection is something everyone should be aware of, regardless of religious beliefs or the lack thereof. Negativity in any form can damage the aura. Fear, depression, negative people and places, arguments, anger, and more can create negative energy that clings to you and/or builds up in your home which can cause problems over time. Spiritual cleansing can help, Not just for yourself, but for your home as well. Experts recommend cleansing your home at least once every three months, but it can be done more often if you find yourself chronically stressed or fatigued.
Using Herbs for Purification and Protection
After cleaning your home of negative energies, consider creating decorative pieces throughout the home with a number of plants and herbs. The following options are wonderful removing and preventing negative energy:
Some herbs are toxic so it is important to keep them away from children and animals. Replace the herbs every three months. Rather than throwing them in the trash, sprinkle them outside to allow them to return to nature. Make sachets with herbs to keeping your car and in your office to provide protection away from home.
Smudging refers to using a bundle of dried sage leaves to remove negative energies from your home. Light the tip of the bundle until it starts to smoke and then weighing the stick around your home, allowing the smoke to remove negative energies. As an alternative, you can burn incense in the home. great options include sandalwood, frankincense, and myrrh.
Using Sea Salt
Sea salt is a wonderful way to neutralize negative energy. Since it comes from the ocean, it holds the same cleansing and healing properties. visit your local health food store to obtain a container up your sea salt. Opt for unrefined sea salt if possible because this ensures the salt retains most of its natural properties. You can either add the sea salt to your mixtures throughout your home, or use it by itself as you would any of the herbs for purification purposes.
If you are storing your herbs in a decorative container to use as a centerpiece on your dining room table for example, add a little bit of sea salt to the bottom of the container. This will add a more decorative touch. The salt should be changed periodically, as they can absorb moisture from the air. As with the herbs, do not throw it in the trash. Allow it to return to the earth by throwing it away outside.
Using White Light Protection
White light protection is effective at removing and preventing future negative energy. Simply visualize and egg shaped beer of white light that completely surrounds you. Focus intently until you see it clearly in your mind. Build the light until it is so bright you can’t look directly at it- and glowing intently. It should be a completely solid barrier that cannot be penetrated by negative energy.
If desired, say a protection prayer during the visualization process. You can do this for yourself, friends and family, pets, and other things such as your house, car, or other occupants in the car. This is a good nightly exercise, as it should be done frequently to ensure protection is with you all of the time.
Using Crystals and Gemstones
Certain gemstones and crystals are known for their protective properties. These include:
Charge your gemstones with your intent by holding them in your hands for a few minutes. Sit in a quiet place and focus on positive energy and allow your personal energy to transfer from you into the stones. Either carry the gemstones with you, put them in various areas of your home, or purchase jewelry with the stones and wear them. However, metal can get in the way of the gemstones properties, so it is best to purchase jewelry that does not use metal as a carrier. You can also use gemstones at work to keep yourself protected and bring prosperity. Many of the gyms and this list with healing properties, are also associated with prosperity, such as emerald and amethyst.
While each of these methods can provide spiritual protection, no amount of cleansing and protection will completely keep you safe from bad things. Bad things will happen to everyone at some point or another in life; the stones, herbs, incense, and white light protection are designed to keep as much negative energy as possible away but will not always guarantee complete freedom from negative energy.