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Sage Yourself

May 21, 2019

Every month I join my girlfriends for a night out. We recently attended a sage workshop where I and several of my girlfriends learned to tie bunches of sage and all the fantastic benefits of smudging.

The owner of Elements of Sage shared, “The sacred smoke from dried sage and other healing herbs is cleansing and will cast out negative energy in a space or person. Burning sage can have a direct effect on your mood to promote wellness, mental clarity, focus, better sleep, as well as decreases airborne bacteria in your home. The sage burning ritual can be used to create happiness, love, prosperity, and healthy meditation habits.”

Burning sage — also known as smudging — is an ancient spiritual ritual.

Smudging has been well established as a Native American cultural or tribal practice. People often practice smudging themselves and their space after stressful events, when communication problems seem to be arising when they’re feeling down or depressed, during times of meditation or another ritual. Smudging is also excellent to practice before a gathering or ritual or as people arrive and before commencing a ritual or celebration.

How to Smudge

Firstly, start with a clear and straightforward intention. Focusing on clearing out the negative energy and pushing it out of your space and mind is of paramount importance.

Once you have your intention clearly in your mind, light the herb wand and then blow out the flame which allows the herbs to smolder and smoke without actively burning. Run the sage down and up the body.

If you are cleansing a space, walk around the room or rooms slowly and focus on cleansing and clearing negative energy. You should focus on corners, behind doors and make sure you also smudge closets.

Putting Out Your Smudge Stick

When you are ready to extinguish your smudge stick or wand, ground it out in sand or earth or another fireproof receptacle. Try to avoid using water.

If you’re interested in purchasing a workshop or a beautiful sage bundle, CLICK HERE to check out “Elements Of Sage” website.

Happy Smudging!

XOXOX

Denise and Emily

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