Your home should be a place where you feel happy and comfortable, your own place to escape from everything that life can throw at you during the course of your day.
It needs to be a place where you can leave it all behind, once you enter your front door and step inside to take a deep breath and “let it all go”…. it’s as if you have entered your own private sanctuary.
It is your personal zone where you can rejuvenate, feel relaxed, calm, happy and regain your balance and energy.
Remembering to focus and feel as much positive energy as possible, it’s best to find ways to create and cultivate a positive home environment, in order to make you feel relaxed and rejuvenated after your days work.
It will be your space where you can release negative energies you may have collected by others during your day, to regain your positive momentum and make you feel good, have a good night’s sleep and be more productive for the next day, as this usually helps with you having more creative solutions in order to move closer to your goals and vision in life.
The good news is that this may be easier to do than you realise.
How do you create positive energy?
The first question that people ask is how do you create positive energy?
You may think that positive energy is just something that is generated naturally, that just appears at good times and seems to disappear when the environment is uncomfortable.
However, you will also be able to make your place feel more comfortable and pleasant by implementing a few simple changes.
The good news is that you can take steps to create some positive energy in your home.
It helps to create an environment where you feel comfortable, that aligns with your beliefs, and that leaves you feeling well, in sustaining your own healthy mindset.
Some of the things that can help with positive energy may be somewhat more obvious than others, for instance, choosing enjoyable and pleasant colors.
However, plants can also help your home to feel more positive, and so can the practise of feng shui and using healing crystals.
If you find that appealing, you can try surrounding yourself with beautiful crystals placed in strategic spots within your home environment and using certain colour schemes to help with setting the right mood, once you enter your personal space.
Let’s take a little look at each one in more detail.
Which plants give positive energy?
There are so many health benefits and reasons to have plants in your home that there really is no reason not to!
They are fun to grow and watch them bloom, and they give you a sense of responsibility (as well as something to focus on when your mind starts to wander).
The presence of greens in your environment is proven to enhance your well-being and boost your creativity. Any kind of natural plant can help you, and you might want to get something that appeals to you.
When it comes to choosing plants for positive energy, there are a few great choices.
If you pick a plant with a pleasant aroma, it can give you an extra boost.
- Lavender will calm you and keep you feeling relaxed
- Jasmine– for balancing your emotions and providing relief for anxiety for many
- Jade- for luck and peace and, as a succulent, easy to keep alive
- Sage– clearing negative energy and grounding yourself, with a lot of spiritual significance
Any plant can work well for you as long as you like it. If you have never had one before, it’s best to choose something easy to keep alive.
Any green living thing will boost your positive energy, simply by giving you something that you need to take care of and put your energy into.
It also adds the healing element by ensuring that the air that you are breathing is cleaner and fresh.
So what colours bring positive energy?
Many people choose colours because they like the way that they look in their space. This is important however, colours can do so much more than that.
Yellow is known to provide you with happiness and warmth; after all, it is the colour of the sun. Touches of yellow can be positive and optimistic.
Blue will help you to feel confident and ready to face whatever the world wants to throw at you that day, as a color that relaxes and increases creativity.
Green is another excellent choice as it is known to help you to relax and feel positive too.
Of course, you need to make sure that when you choose colours, they make you feel great and suit your sense of style.
You can also try to balance some of these brighter colours with more neutral colour schemes if you are worried that they will be too overpowering, as big bold colours covering a whole room can actually tire your brain and make you feel overwhelmed.
You could even use smaller touches and accessories, like pillows, posters, candles, or anything else to add the colour of your choice, which is a subtle way to bring happiness, light, and brightness to your home.
Use feng shui and crystals to attract positive energy
The art of Feng Shui is well known for being able to help create positive energy flows throughout your home environment.
Even if you don’t believe in Feng Shui, it provides a fun way to organize your environment and uses different principles to help it stay better lit, ventilated, and balanced.
It might seem like hard work, rearranging furniture in a certain way, but if you try it for yourself, you will really see a difference in the way your home looks (it will feel less cluttered and more open) and also how it feels.
When it comes to Feng Shui for house, the main aim is always to create a sense of harmony and balance.
You want to make sure that the natural flow of energy throughout your home environment is not blocked in any way.
In doing this, the energy be it negative or positive, can quickly move around your space and either escape or find a way to bring more positivity to the room.
You can also find out more about which crystals will help your home feel more positive.
Crystals can work better for you if they are a part of your spiritual practice, but even if they are not, they can offer a unique way of decorating your space and bringing the right color and feel through natural means.
There are lots out there to choose from; however, some of the best crystals for positive energy include:
Chakra Healing Crystals Copper Money Tree Wrapped On Natural Rose Quartz Base Feng Shui Luck Figurine
Reminding you of building harmonious, nurturing and empowering
connections within your home. It adds a touch of calming, relaxing pink.
Red Jasper Gemstone Money Tree Feng Shui Bonsai for Reiki Healing Chakra Stone Balancing Energy Generator Spiritual Meditation Home Interior Office Decor
It can help you at times when you feel stressed out. It can serve as a protective stone.
Tiger Eye Feng Shui Crystal Tree Tumbled Pendant & Gemstone Bracelet Jewelry Necklace Chakra Gift Good Luck Décor Chakras Stones Handmade Fortune Wealth Gifts Natural Gems
It is there to help ensure that any decision you make is clear and that you are ready to face whatever happens.
Mix Gem Stone Money Amethyst Rose Citrine Carnelian Clear Quartz Feng Shui
It will help your mind clear out any negative thoughts and ensure that you feel calm and relaxed.
Feng Shui Obsidian Five-Element Wealth Porsperity Bracelet, Attract Wealth and Good Luck, Deluxe Gift Box Included
Obsidian Crystal Ball 100 mm /4 inch Dia for Fengshui Ball, Meditation, Crystal Healing, Divination Sphere, Home Decoration, 100% Natural and Genuine (100 mm)
It is thought to bring your clarity at difficult times and help you to find your true self.
Not everyone believes in crystals as a healing power, but if you do or even like using them as aesthetic, it can be a great way of giving yourself and your home a more confident flow about the place.
If you do not, however, you might look for other solutions that help you feel comfortable in your environment.
Fill it with things that make you feel at ease and welcome, whether it’s books, souvenirs, pottery, and so on.
If you are going for a more of a minimalist look, then select three or five items that have a deep meaning for you and that are pleasant to look at and something you “feel connected to”.
Place them at key points in your home, so that they are always there to give you good vibes, inspire you, and more.
As you can see, there are at least 4 different ways that you can start to make your home feel as positive as possible.
Positivity can give your mind more clarity, more self assurance, and more success in your goals in life.
It promotes a healthier environment for both your mind and body.
Think about what works best for you and give it a try; at the very worst, you will brighten up your home with plants, colours, and crystals.
Remember that you can always shift the way you decorate the place and experiment until it truly feels like home to you.
By creating a positive environment, you will have a place that can become your safe space to regain balance and shift energy levels, no matter what life throws at you.
We’d love to hear how you have created your own positive space at home.
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