First and foremost, certain energy clearing practices like burning white sage can quickly go from appreciative to appropriate for Native American culture and tradition. Sage has also been over-harvested in recent years, making it a potentially unsustainable energy clearing tool. If you want to use this herb, research its history and buy it from an indigenous supplier who sources it sustainably. And remember, there are many other tools you can use to move energy around – including dried herbs, sounds, and even your breath.
When Kilkenny quenches energy using any modality, he finds that far too many people don't support it with a personal intention: "When you use the same energy to quench that you use for the rest of your Type A life, you are still increase that energy, "she explains.
Instead of focusing on what you want and calling it out, it's easy to think too much about what you want to get rid of. But as the law of attraction makes clear, like attracts like, and of course the best way to bring in positive energy is to embody it yourself.