Changes in Your Environment

Feng Shui Tips for Handling Recent Changes in Your Environment

Changes in Your EnvironmentWhen going through a radical change, it’s a great help to rearrange or clean out certain areas of our homes. While we’re doing that, we can reorganize our intentions to adapt to the changes in our environment. If we take the time to do that, we’re allowing a physical and psychological space to open up for new things to come in and help us adjust to our new circumstances.

Changes in Your Environment - Crystal CleansingFor example, I have a lot of crystals and objects that I consider sacred. I got a very strong message that I need to cleanse all my crystals and rearrange some of those objects. Why is that? Because crystals can hold onto a great deal of energy and old intentions.

While I’m adjusting to big changes in my lifestyle, I don’t want to be held back by the gravity of those old energies. I also don’t want to be blocked by intentions and outdated agreements that aren’t relevant anymore. They only create inner conflict or confusion!

My inner guidance is to “change with the changes and still stay grounded.” That’s not easy, but I can do it with the help of Reiki and clear crystals. To cleanse crystals, I simply place them in a bowl of water mixed with sea salt and set them outside overnight. Then, I set new intentions with those crystals, based on what is needed now.

Notice that I didn’t say, “please keep the coronavirus away.” If I set an intention like that, my whole mindset would start to unconsciously fixate on the illness and all the fear that it attracts. To make things even worse, the energy in my environment should start to organize around the fixation. That’s exactly opposite of what I want!

So, when I set intentions in turbulent times, I calm myself down first. Once the shock is abated and my mind is clear, I ask for a life affirming experience that’s general enough to allow for positive change to occur and that makes sense under my current circumstances. That part is especially important since we know the changes we’re going through are liable to continue for some time. Then, I set up the energy in my living space to organize around the new intention by mindfully placing the crystals and/or sacred objects as I’m guided.

If you are interested in this process of reorganizing your intention, here are a few Intuitive Learning Circles that will help you focus and re-organize your energy. Simply gaze softly at each Circle while you contemplate the question or positive affirmations that go with it.

  1. What has recently changed in your environment and circumstances?


2. What agreements or decisions do you need to reorganize?


3. What are the best ways to nurture and care for yourself now?


4. What changes in your environment do you need to make to support your new intention?

“I am strong and resilient in my environment.”

Congratulations! Make a list of the inspiration that comes and you’re off to a good start!

If you would like more in depth help for setting up your space for safety, go through this Mind Exercise called Creating Internal Safety.

If you’re having trouble focusing after all these recent changes, go to Resolving Shock and Confusion to help you get clear.

Rheanni Lightwater CHT, CKP

Changes in Your Environment has been put together by Rheanni Lightwater, CHT, Reiki Master Teacher and Feng Shui Consultant.

If you would like more help, find out about Rheanni’s Feng Shui Consultations and Clearings (Long Distance or Visit Santa Fe)

Online consultations are available with Rheanni (Ray-ah-nee). Call her at (505) 271-4612 between 10:00am – 5:00pm, Monday through Friday to schedule.

This Mind Exercise should not be considered as an exclusive method of treatment. The appropriate medical or psychotherapeutic authorities should be consulted for the diagnosis and treatment of any medical or psychological condition. The information and practices described on this website are best considered as an adjunct to orthodox medical or psychological treatments.

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