Start the year on the right note by decluttering

Let the universal life force in by tidying up and redecorating your living spaceImage Credit: Supplied

The beginning of the new year is a great time to make plans and attract good fortune. That is why it is important to declutter, to dispose of things we no longer need and use. This is to ensure that our living environment is influenced by positive energy to let the life force in.

Clutter contains negative energy that drains and slows people down and even blocks the good flow of energy in one’s living space. It can hamper prosperity and harmony in the home and affect the health of its residents. Therefore, tidying up and redecorating the home can make room for anything new and lead to positive changes in our lives.

First impressions count, so ensure you make a good one this year. Energy acts much like an inquisitive child; therefore, the general rule is that attention must go where the energy flows. Encourage a good start with a well-maintained garden, driveway or pathway. Be sure to mow the grass, or repair/replace broken shade structures. Also use exterior lights, believed to harness earth luck, to enhance harmonious relationships among household members.

Make your property’s main entrance visually appealing. Add fresh paint. Clean the windows and grills. Add plant boxes if needed, but avoid clutter. This will encourage a good flow of energy to the property, which will bring good fortune to its occupants.

Just like people, each house has its own “spirit.” It is, therefore, important to consider each case separately to provide the right space-clearing solutions. It is essential to thoroughly clean wardrobes to prevent dust build-up and negative energy. Particular attention should be paid when putting away clothes. They should be stored in a harmonious manner. It can be said that painting walls regularly helps maintain good energy as does using fresh fabrics that do not gather much dust.

The kitchen is the heart of the home and, as such, it needs to be kept “healthy.” Declutter cupboards, countertops, drawers and refrigerators by getting rid of any out-of-date and unnecessary items hidden in their depths.

Clearing clutter in the household inspires and lifts the spirits of its residents, promoting positive energy.

Handy Hints:

* Open all windows to let in fresh, vibrant energy and aerate the living space

* Exterior garden lights harness earth luck and enhance family relationships

* Organize the contents of the fridge, cupboards; arrange countertop items

More tips on transforming your home.

Source: Cristiano Falconi, Special to Properties

The writer is a freelancer


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