Part 1: How To Prepare for Space Clearing (Steps 1-5)
Part 2: How To Space Clear Your Home (Steps 6-9)
In feng shui, it is recommended to do a deep space clearing at least once a year. It is also recommended to do space clearing after an intense negative event, such as a divorce, for example, or before moving into a house that might have many negative energies (as in a foreclosure house.)
Let the word "major" not scare you. Just read to understand the principles and basic methodology of a deep space clearing session and see if you can do it. Maybe you would like to change some elements, or modify and omit some steps. Experiment and see what works, but do not avoid the process completely.
Time Required: 45 min to 1 hour
Step # 1. Think of best timing, plan and prepare for your feng shui and space clearing session. Find the best day and time when you will not be rushed or disturbed. Optimum time for a feng shui space clearing session is in between 11am and 1pm. Do not start later than 3pm.
Step # 2. Be sure you have all the materials you need (listed below). Also be sure to prepare a spot that will center the energies - an altar - on which you will place all the needed space clearing tools. This can be your dining table, or the fireplace mantel, or something similar with easy access to it.
Step # 3. Be sure you feel balanced, be sure your energy is calm and clear. See what works best to put you into the right frame of mind: it might be an early morning walk in the woods or maybe a yoga class. You decide. Take a shower right before the space clearing session, and be sure to wear fresh clean clothes.
Step # 4. Do your best to set up your altar as a beautiful, inspiring energy spot. The very minimum for a feng shui space clearing altar are: candles and incense (purifying Fire element) and fresh flowers (Wood element). The other three feng shui elements can be presented as following: Water as a small bowl with pure water; Metal as a clear glass candleholder, plus the metal bells used for space clearing; Earth as natural rock crystals. Use your sense of beauty while creating your energy spot - the feng shui space clearing altar. Do not fret over the rules, experiment and see what works for you.
Step # 5. Turn on the music and place at least one candle in each room. Try to sense the energy in each room and connect to it. You can also go into each room with your incense stick to spread the gentle sweet scent in preparation for the session. Be sure to have at least one window open to allow stale energy to leave and fresh energy to enter.
Now you are ready to start!
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