Two weeks into the New Year and we can all feel our energy draining. The excitement for new beginnings starts to fade. But don’t let this stop you from having a great year ahead. There are ways to attract good energy!
While there are things that are out of your control, you can change your mindset as well as your personal space. Make your space look and feel like you at your best. Once you do, you might find yourself feeling lighter, happier, and more at peace.
But where do you start?
We got you! In this article, we’ve listed things you need to get rid of to attract good energy to your home.
Get Rid of These Items to Attract Good Energy
Old Receipts in Your Wallet
Are you guilty of keeping receipts in your wallet? Or maybe you have them in your purse or bag?
It’s time to say goodbye to these old, forgotten pieces of paper. Tear them up and throw them out. In doing so, you’ll have more space for cash!
Additionally, it’s also a great idea to look at your membership cards. Are some of them expired? Throw expired membership cards as well. But make sure to take proper data security precautions. For example, you can crash out your name, birth date, or cut the card into pieces.
If you’re throwing out credit cards, make sure to cut the numbers as well as the EMV chip. Cut the card into small pieces and throw them in different trash cans. This will help keep your personal information safe.
Flyers, Menus, and Unimportant Papers
Ever wandered around the mall and someone hands you a flyer? Now they lie sad and forgotten in your bag or at the bottom of your drawer.
It’s time to get rid of those too! From flyers to takeout menus to unimportant papers stuffed in your drawer. Get rid of papers that you hung up on your fridge as well.
Attract good energy by creating a clean, organized space. Additionally, properly organized bag, desk, or drawer can help you think clearly. It breathes new life into your personal space.
But what if you need the takeout menu for later?
Here’s a tip: check the restaurant online. They probably have their menu on their website or food service app. So there’s no excuse not to throw away takeout menus.
Old, Broken Electronics
Do you have broken gadgets or electronics that can’t be fixed? You can put them in a container and look for organizations that recycle electronics. For example, E-Waste Management Philippines offer door-to-door operation. They collect used gadgets for proper disposal.
If you decide to throw them out, make sure to follow proper disposal measures.
Here are some other things you need to get rid of:
- Used batteries
- Empty ink cartridges
- Broken and used light bulbs
- Broken phone chargers
Take a look at the establishments and campaigns that help reduce electronic waste. They can take used, dead or alive, electronics off your hands.
Expired Skincare Products and Makeup
Expired makeup and skincare products can cause skin irritation. So don’t feel bad about throwing them out.
In fact, you should also throw sad, old sponge and makeup brushes. These are breeding grounds for bacteria. You don’t want those near your face!
Not sure whether they’re expired?
- Lipstick has a shelf life of 2 years upon opening.
- Eyeshadow, foundation, and eyeliner pencils also have a 2-year shelf life.
- Liquid foundation and liquid concealer have a 1-year shelf life.
Expired Food from Your Pantry
Check your fridge for any soiled food and get rid of those first. Then check both your fridge and pantry for any expired food products. Dispose of those too to avoid accidentally eating them.
Consider creating a new storing system. Here are a few tips:
- Make sure you can see the food products you have at a glance.
- Invest in organization supplies like shelves for your pantry.
- Store food items by category in your fridge. In doing so, you’ll know where to look if you’re looking for the strawberry jam.
- Use clear glass containers for storing cereals, pasta, and more.
What More Can You Do to Attract Good Energy?
Clear the Air: Let air circulate in your home. For example, open the windows to let fresh air in. But if you’re living in a cramped, polluted city, consider getting an air purifier. This gets rid of allergens and contaminants in the air so you can breathe easy.
Add Indoor Plants: Aside from emitting oxygen, indoor plants also attract good energy. Certain plants absorb VOCs and other particulates in the air for a healthy environment. Additionally, plants also add a splash of color to any space.
Get Rid Of Negative Influences: Take time to reevaluate your circle. Are there people who constantly drain your energy? Do these people feed on negativity? Perhaps their constant criticism makes you feel bad?
If so, it’s time to say goodbye and move on. Unfortunately, some people are toxic to your overall happiness. Don’t let them manipulate you into thinking less of yourself. If some of them are an unfortunate permanent fixture in your life, try to limit your exposure to them.
These changes may seem small. But it can significantly change your mindset which helps attract good energy. Notice the changes in your personal space.. And as you go forward, take time to learn what your ideal personal space looks like for you and work towards it.