Each morning in San Miguel de Allende, the streets are wet and smelling of Pinol (Mexican version of PineSol) as the homemakers start their day by sweeping their courtyards, front steps and sidewalks, and then rinsing them down.
They are not just cleaning, but changing the energy in their homes. Sweeping out old energy- literally- is a tradition in many cultures.
Stephanie Bennett Vogt (my space clearing mentor) also uses this simple tool in her practice. I’ve noticed some interesting things myself, after using my broom, whether indoors or out.
- The entry to my home feels more welcoming.
- My kitchen “feels” cleaner, and even a bit larger.
- I’m more willing/able to work on a project that’s bogged down.
- Sweeping for a while can clear up feelings of overwhelm.
Give it a try, and report back. I’d love to know if this works for others as well as it does for me!