Ways to Protect Your Energy Over the Holidays

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The holidays are here, and boy are they a whirlwind. With endless festivities, parties, and family gatherings, it’s easy to over-indulge and even burn out {and no one wants to do that when there is spiked egg nog and champagne being poured}. Luckily, there are a few ways to take a break and protect your energy to reset and recharge during the season. Here are some easy ways to protect your precious energy through the rest of December and the holidays, so you can go into 2020 strong and prepared.

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Do Daily Meditation

Meditating is a wonderful practice that creates a safe space in your head away from consuming thoughts. By incorporating meditation into your daily routine, you can strengthen your brain’s ability to interpret thoughts as they are and release them before they induce anxiety. Just a few minutes a day can be incredibly helpful. Using apps like Simple Habit and Headspace can help to guide you in an easy to digest way that isn’t overwhelming, and through this practice, you’ll be able to tackle your Christmas to-do list with ease.

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Use Crystal Energy

A great way to protect yourself over this event-filled, social month is by the use of crystals. Using a stone like Black Obsidian tucked in your pocket can help absorb unwanted energies from co-workers or family members and keep your vibe high. Using a crystal like amethyst will help to strengthen mental clarity, which will keep you on your toes when organizing family outings. Use crystals as a way to keep your energy in check.

Cleanse Yourself

Using cleansing tools like ethically sourced Sage or Palo Santo around your home does wonders, but did you know you could also use it on your body? Make sure that you have a window open so the negative vibes will fly out of your space {yes, it’s cold in Hoboken, but so worth it} and wave your smoke around your person until you’ve saturated yourself with smoke. Make sure to get the soles of your feet, as energy tends to get trapped there. You can also take a bath with salt and lemon rounds to cleanse yourself as well. This way you can shake off the overwhelming energy and enjoy yourself.

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Journal Your Desires

We have a big year coming up, and that means it’s almost time for resolutions. You can keep your vibe high by writing down exactly what you want to achieve by next year, and really explore how that will look by letting it flow freely. Clearing out your mind and putting it on paper really helps to keep anxiety at bay.

Manifest Your Desires

Taking time to express what you want to manifest will help to put it into the universe, whether it’s to fit into your old jeans or make some extra cash. Over the holidays, see how you can begin to implement small changes that will help set you up for success, and your baby steps will add up to leaps, making you feel more confident than ever heading into 2020.

Managing your energy takes work, but it’s worth it. Make sure you’re minding your mood with these quick tips, and your holidays will be more enjoyable than stressful.

How will you be protecting your energy this holiday season? Tell us in the comments! 

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Shawn Engel is an Eclectic Witch and Energy Expert. As a spiritual mentor, entrepreneur, and Tarot reader, it is her life’s purpose to help others with the strength of her intuition and ability to attract open doors. Primarily she works with entrepreneurs to help them in their business, but she continues to work as a life coach, helping women find their spirituality and build a firm foundation on which to build gratitude and abundance. Together, she shifts her client's routine to achieve what success really means to them! She has worked with thousands of women online by performing Tarot readings, leading spell work and manifestation lessons, teaching rituals, and providing business strategies and mindset work. She has been featured in multiple spiritual publications including Spirit Guides magazine and Sabat magazine.