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How to Create a Sacred Space for Health and Wellness

Candles and dried flowers

Candles and dried flowers

One of the best things you can do for your mental and spiritual health is to create a sacred space. In this post, we’ll share some tips on how to create a sacred space in your home, even if you live in a tiny apartment.

So, what is a Sacred Space? Sacred Space can be formally defined as a place created to promote healing, growth, learning, and spiritual development. It is a place you can go to feel at peace, relax, meditate, connect with your higher self and the Creator, take a break from the stress and pressure of daily life or simply just think. It doesn’t need to be a fancy elaborate shrine, just a simple, dedicated spot, even a corner of a room can be turned into a beautiful and tranquil space. If you don’t have much room, make a portable space on a tray and put it away on a shelf in the closet when you are done.

In the world of energy, vibration, and consciousness, how a space feels can be just as important as how it looks. There are seven basic elements of sacred space: Light, Sound, Air, Water, Fire, Earth, and Ether. Each part has different properties that can be used to create balance. Think about how you can incorporate each of these elements in your space. For example, you can use a feather for air,  a shell with water in it, a candle, and a small potted plant.

Four Elements in glasses

Earth, Air, Fire, and Water

When you’re designing your sacred space, think about the things that bring you peace and comfort. Is there a certain smell or fragrance that calms you? Is there a particular song or artist that makes you feel at ease? Do you have crystals or pictures that are special to you? Lighting also plays an essential role in creating a relaxing environment. Whether it’s lighting candles or using fairy lights to create ambiance, lighting influences your mood and also gives you focus. The right lighting can also make you feel more relaxed and help you get into a meditative state.

 

Some things to consider when planning your sacred space:
– Choose a location that is quiet and free from distractions.
– Make sure the space is clean and free from clutter.
– Decorate the space with items that are meaningful to you and that bring you peace and happiness.
– Dedicate some time each day to spend in your sacred space.

Fairy Lights

Fairy Lights

Once you created your sacred space perform a small ceremony to consecrate and bless it. This will let the universe know that this is a special place for you, and it will help to raise the vibrations in the area. To bless your space, you could:
– Light a candle and say a prayer or affirmation.
– Sprinkle some holy water in each corner of the room.
– Place some crystals or stones around the perimeter of the space.
– Burn some white sage or palo santo to cleanse the energy.
– Play some calming music or create a playlist of your favorite uplifting songs.

Your sacred space is a place for you to connect with your higher power, so it’s important to design it in a way that feels comfortable and relaxing to you. By following these tips, you can create a sacred space and let your journey of self-healing begin.

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