Find Balance, Flow, and Ease in Your Home and Headspace
Yoga Journal|July - August 2021
Your physical space is a manifestation of your mental space, says home consultant Sarai Reed. Finding ways to release stagnant energy in your home can create room for abundance, flow, and ease in your life, she explains.
By Gabrielle Hickmon

Check-in with yourself and your abode regularly to cultivate an ongoing dialogue between the two, suggests Dorena Kohrs, a home-and-life alignment coach known as the Space Doula. Think of this practice as a form of external energy work: Designing a living area aligned with your highest Self means consciously and continuously subtracting, shifting, and adding to a space so that it amplifies your intentions, ambitions, and values. As one shifts and grows, one's home should, too, Kohrs adds.

To begin, close your eyes and take a few moments to offer gratitude to your dwelling for all it does to protect and support you. Then, try these easy-to-apply strategies to welcome harmony and health into your home base.

1 Plug Energy Leaks

Most people have a messy Tupperware cabinet, an overflowing junk drawer, or a side table full of randomly deposited items. Reed calls areas like these energy leaks. Tackle one of these spaces at a time, and fully repair the leak by organizing, storing, or eliminating the items. The next day(or week), try another. Addressing small, unruly spaces will help introduce calm to your home and prevent your peace from escaping in small bursts.

2 Look to the Light

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