I’m pumped about today’s Fung Shui episode because this is the kind of topic that gets me jazzed. Fun fact about me, I LOVE de-cluttering, organizing, and purging. I was that weird kid that would help their friends clean their rooms because I loved it so much. I can’t get enough of it.
I’m sure there is some deep-seated connection here to my dad's hoarding, but let’s not get into that now... Cleaning calms me down and relaxes me when I'm anxious. In fact, Evan can always tell when something is wrong because I am buzzing around the house cleaning baseboards, the chandelier, fan blades, windowsills... Cleaning it my tell-tale sign of anxiety.
Naturally, shows like Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, Hoarders, Home Edit, all bring me a lot of joy. Recently, my grandpa passed away and I found myself cleaning and watching these shows AGAIN. After I was done cleaning, the house felt better. It's like some of my grief was scrubbed away. We usually keep our house pretty well organized and clean anyway, so when I ran out of things to do, I started looking into other ways to keep the energy flowing abundantly. I went into the depths of Feng Shui and started implementing some of the energy tips out there.
I’ll be honest, this is pretty new to me as of the past week so I’m still in the process of experimenting with it. That being said, placebo effect or not, the house's energy feels like it's flowing better.
Man, the 'houses energy'. Woo. If I heard myself 10 years ago... I would have laughed at myself and rolled my eyes. But I have come to believe there is something about a home’s energy. Even when I was a kid, there were people’s houses my friends and I would like to hang around more, regardless of the snacks, games, or parents. Some houses just FELT different. This was before I had any idea about manifestation, had any of thoughts on energy, etc.
Even now when I walk into someone's home, it either feels good, heavy, happy, sad.... Let's take my mom's house for example. After my parents’ divorce and after my grandpa's funeral, her house