Can Negative Energy Transfer to Objects?
Can negative energy transfer to objects in your home? Find out how energetic resonances stay attached to items and how to clear them.
Have you ever bought or received an item, such as a piece of furniture and just felt something was off about it? Is there something about it that you just dislike or avoid? It is possible that the object is carrying some of the prior owners past energy and it has stayed with the object. In a past article, I wrote about If the walls could talk, what stories your home could tell? In addition to the home itself, objects within the property can carry energetic resonances from past and current owners.
You wouldn’t necessarily think that an inanimate object could absorb and attract human energy, but like other people, if you are around something a lot, energy can transfer. If it is positive, you might find yourself attracted to a specific home or item. If it is negative, you can feel like you want to stay far away from it.
When there are situations that involve strong emotions such as rage, anger, jealousy, and fear, those emotions can attach themselves to items in the home, as well as the home itself. These resonances can be present for years.
Items in Your Home
Excess energy collects in areas where you spend a lot of time and engage in repetitious patterns. If someone sits on the couch in the same spot night after night and complains about life, that piece of furniture can absorb the energy of that person. It can get to the point where you can feel as though a person is in the room, even if he or she is not actually in the house at all.
Also, the books we read can invoke certain emotions and when you read a book you have your hands on it for a long period of time. These emotions can transfer to the book itself and leave a resonance.
Flea Market Items
Perhaps you bought an item, such as a piece of furniture at a flea market or garage sale and brought it into the house. Emotions and patterns from the past owners of that item can remain with the object, even after ownership has transferred. You take the item home with you and the energy from that object comes into your home as well. This is not something that you may notice right away, but multiple items, brought in over time all add together to add to the heavy feel and aura of the home.
This is also why some of you can’t stand going to antique stores. The musty smell and residual resonance attached to some furniture or home items can be a lot to handle. You may find yourself particularly sensitive to being in such a place.
Sometimes objects we inherit can even feel like the person we received them from. These can be hard to part with because of feelings of guilt or obligation. So, do you have to get rid of that item? No, you actually just need to clear it using some of the tips below.
I do find these types of things occasionally within the context of one of my property clearing readings. We do clearing work around that and anything else going on in your home. In addition to that, here are a few ways you can clear your property and objects yourself.
Note: You do not have to do all of these suggestions. Just choose one that you are intuitively guided to start with and see what happens.
- Opening the windows on a nice day is a great way to get the air flow circulating and remove many of the stagnant energies that have accumulated – do it at least once a week for 30 minutes.
- If an item is washable; just good old soap and water can do wonders.
- Dusting and cleaning the items with a natural lemon cleaner can also have a positive effect on removing the old stale feelings.
- Place crystals around an area to absorb the negative energy.
- Use energy healing to raise the vibration of the item or surround it with white light.
- Try smudging the area or entire home with white sage.
- Say a prayer request with intent and ask that the stagnant energy be replaced with positive joyful laughter.
- Some small items can be cleared with sea salt (but be careful about using this method with certain types of stones).
So, what about you? Are there areas in your home or office that just seem off? I would love to hear about it. Leave a comment below.