The Importance of Protecting your Energy

” I am learning to compose my own energy. Emotions happen, but feelings are fed. I honour what my emotions have come to tell me and I embrace my power to feed the feelings that I want. I am the composer of my inner harmony”.

One thing I have learnt over the years is the need to protect my energy! If you trust your intuition someone’s energy will speak to you far more than their words. We need to pay close attention to when our energy is increasing and decreasing around people. It’s our hint from the universe as to whom we should embrace and who we would be better distancing ourselves from.

I have made the mistake in the past of allowing everyone to access my energy, as I didn’t understand it, nor did I know how to stop it. Oftentimes this left me drained and exhausted. And what you need to understand is because we are energy and we all emit a vibration, a certain frequency, our energy can be affected and attached to people we have had past connections with, which can also affect us. It’s important to clear our energy regularly.

How can you clear your energy field? A couple of ways I use are smudging with sage, a swim in the ocean or a magnesium bath, meditate and visualise protective energy around you and essential oils. I understand for many people this doesn’t make sense or you think it’s all a bit “hocus pocus” and that’s ok but if you’re interested in understanding energy, you might be surprised at what you learn and how much actual sense it makes.

Another thing to be weary of are people who are attracted to your energy to fill their own cups. Most of the time they are unaware of the reason they are drawn to you, the need to be near you but they know it makes them feel happier, better or whatever other positive feelings they get from your presence. The issue is not them filling their cups with your energy but rather the depletion this leaves you with if you are not getting reciprocated energy. We’ve all heard the term “energy vampires” and I’m not a huge fan of that term because it’s usually not a deliberate act, however, there are most definitely people out there that drain the f*ck out of us and we usually know who they are because we feel flat, frustrated and a host of other negative emotions when we are around them.

I try to look at everyone and everything from a compassionate perspective knowing that everyone’s behaviour is a direct reflection of their level of self-awareness and consciousness, and everyone is at a different stage- thus removing judgement. However, that doesn’t mean everyone gets a free pass into my energy, in fact I’ve made access to my energy a privilege because it should be a privilege and we should be very selective as to whom we allow to tap into our energy.

When our energies vibrate at a similar frequency our energy exchanges are balanced, when our energies with another are out of sync the person vibrating higher will feel a depletion of energy (if they don’t know how to protect it) and the person vibrating lower will feel an augmented energy, as they drain the other person. The problem occurs when this is frequent or ongoing, so you really do need to be conscious of the energy around you.

A simple exercise is to see how you are feeling around people and places. What feelings do you feel around certain people and places? Are you energised and happy, or do you feel drained and agitated? It’s not necessarily about avoiding as we can’t avoid some people and places but what we can do is be aware and practise clearing your energy field. We can also ensure we have appropriate boundaries in place as this will also help protect your energy.

Sometimes our light attracts moths and our warmth attracts parasites. Protect your space and energy because it’s the vitality-the essence of who we are.

“Protect your space and circle. Invest in people who you know will feed you just as much goodness as you do them”.

Published by Michelle

After a long marriage, 2 children (now grown), a separation and embarking on a brand new life, I have realised life is always a journey. I have made mistakes, I have hurt and been hurt, I have loved and I have lost and at times I completely lost myself and forgot the Queen that I am. As women we are the nurturer, the caregiver but sometimes we underestimate the Goddess within us and my journey has made me realise that when our crown is crooked, we need to adjust it ourselves and remember the Queens that we are! This will be a blog about what I have learnt, what I am continuing to learn and how we can help each other. I will talk about all things love and life and at times this will be controversial but life and love is never black and white but varying shades of grey. We live in a judgemental society and so many of us live our lives according to the expectations of others, rather than doing or being what truly makes us happy. I hope you join me on my journey and on my quest to find that Inner Goddess and we can learn from each other and we can discuss the judgements and societal expectations that hold so many of us back. It's time to seek our inner happiness!!

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