6 practical ways to protect your spiritual energy field from negativity

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Stepping into a world of energy protection and reinforcement against negativity may seem daunting, particularly for those empathetic souls who tend to absorb others’ energy.

The thing is that negative energies can drain you, thereby dulling your aura’s vibrancy.

In this article, we are going to explore six practical strategies that you can implement to shield your aura from negativity.

Whether you’re in a crowded space or faced with a challenging interaction, these strategies will serve as your guide. So, get ready to explore an empowering perspective on energy protection.

Understanding energy field

Your energy field, also known as your aura, is a luminous shield that surrounds your physical body.

It’s an extension of you, pulsating with your unique vibrational frequency.

This field isn’t just a glow around you — it’s a dynamic, interactive part of your existence. It absorbs and radiates energies constantly, impacting your emotional and spiritual state.

So guess what?

It’s vital to keep it strong and protected against negative influences.

Unfortunately, feeling negative energy from other people can drain you physically and emotionally, leaving you feeling exhausted or overwhelmed.

This is why learning to fortify your energy field is so important.

By doing so, you not only shield yourself from undesired influences but also create a positive space that fosters growth and wellness.

How to protect your aura from negative people

1) Practice shielding techniques

For me, the most fascinating aspect of protecting one’s aura lies in the practice of shielding techniques.

Shielding is a spiritual practice that involves visualizing a protective layer around your aura. This layer repels negative energy and prevents it from penetrating your aura.

The most common shielding technique involves imagining a bubble or a shield of light surrounding your body.

This visualization should be strong and vivid, to effectively fend off negative energies.

Practicing this technique regularly can help you build a resilient aura that remains unaffected by negativity.

It’s a simple yet highly effective strategy that empowers you to take control of your energy field.

2) Maintain a healthy lifestyle

An often underrated, yet effective way to protect your aura from negative people is maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Sounds simple, right?

Well, a balanced diet, regular exercise, and proper sleep significantly impact your physical well-being. But, these also play a crucial role in maintaining the vibrancy of your aura.

Most of us understand that eating fresh and nutrient-rich food helps to keep your body’s energy levels high.

But did you know that this energy is directly linked to your aura’s strength?

Here’s how a healthy lifestyle can protect your aura:

  • Regular physical activity increases your body’s vibrational frequency. A higher frequency aids in repelling lower, negative energies.
  • Adequate sleep is vital for your body’s recovery and regeneration processes. During sleep, your aura gets a chance to heal and rejuvenate from any energetic disruptions it may have encountered.

And these are just minimal things you can do to promote a healthy lifestyle and strengthen your aura as a result.

While this approach may seem purely physical, its impact on the energetic level is substantial and undeniable.

3) Minimize your exposure to negativity

Now, let’s turn to the easiest strategy to keep your aura safe.

Yes, you read it right!

While it’s vital to strengthen your aura from within, it’s equally important to control what you expose it to externally.

Just as you would avoid junk food when maintaining a healthy diet, you should also distance yourself from sources of negativity.

This could mean reducing interaction with people who constantly radiate negative energy. It might also involve limiting your exposure to negative media content, be it news or social media posts.

Either way, the key is to be mindful of the environments you spend time in as well.

Because a chaotic or stressful environment can significantly impact your aura.

As a rule of thumb, the less negativity you’re exposed to, the less your aura has to fend off. This way, you preserve its strength for other vital tasks like emotional healing and spiritual growth.

4) Cultivate a positive mindset

Have you ever noticed how your perspective influences your experiences?

Your mindset, the lens through which you view the world, plays a significant role in your aura’s strength.

So, cultivating a positive mindset is paramount in protecting your aura from negative people.

When you approach situations with positivity, you emanate higher vibrational frequencies. These frequencies are resilient to lower, negative vibrations.

Moreover, a positive mindset equips you with an optimistic outlook. This allows you to perceive challenges not as threats to your aura, but as opportunities for growth.

By consciously choosing positivity, you create an environment where negativity struggles to thrive.

This proactive approach helps strengthen your aura and enhances its ability to repel negative energy.

5) Practice grounding exercises

Let me introduce a more practical way to strengthen your spiritual energy — practice grounding exercises.

Grounding is the practice of connecting your energy to the Earth, stabilizing your aura, and keeping it anchored.

This can be particularly effective in situations where you feel overwhelmed by negativity. Grounding exercises help dissipate the excess energy, bringing you back to a state of balance.

Some simple yet effective grounding exercises include:

  • Barefoot walking on grass or soil
  • Meditation focusing on your connection to Earth
  • Eating root vegetables
  • Visualization techniques like imagining roots extending from your feet into the Earth

Incorporating these practices into your routine can help maintain a balanced and resilient aura. They provide a simple yet powerful way to protect and cleanse your aura from negative influences.

6) Make use of crystals

Next, let’s discuss another fascinating tool for aura protection – crystals.

I’ve personally found their use to be highly beneficial in maintaining a positive energy field.

Crystals have been used for centuries for their energy-balancing properties. Each crystal resonates at a specific frequency and can help align and balance your aura’s energy.

For protection against negativity, black tourmaline and smoky quartz are excellent choices. These crystals are renowned for their ability to ward off negative energies, acting as powerful shields for your aura.

But here’s something you shouldn’t overlook:

Energy cleansing isn’t just about having these crystals around. It’s about intentionally using them with the purpose of protecting your aura from negative influences.

Just as we cleanse our physical bodies, it’s crucial to energetically cleanse our aura as well. And crystals can play an instrumental role in this process.

Embrace affirmations for energy protection

After discussing these 6 specific ways to protect your aura, I’d like to add one important strategy that’s integral for energy protection — affirmations.

Affirmations are positive statements that can help you challenge and overcome self-sabotaging and negative thoughts.

When you repeat them often, and believe in them, you can start making positive changes in your life.

I know that at first glance it may seem hard to believe. But consider this:

Neuroscientists believe our thoughts can change the structure and function of our brains.

This means that by practicing positive thought patterns (affirmations) repetitively, we can create neural pathways and strengthen existing ones—this is known as neuroplasticity.

Sounds impressive, right?

Well, here’s how to make affirmations work for you:

  • Choose your affirmations wisely: Tailor them to meet your specific needs. They should be positive, personal, and in the present tense.
  • Repeat them often: Consistency is key. The more you repeat your affirmations, the stronger their impact on your subconscious mind.
  • Embrace the emotion: Feel the emotion as if your affirmation is already true. This helps to make your affirmation a reality.

Start with something like, “My energy field is strong and repels all negativity.” It may seem simple but give it a try but trust me, you will be surprised by the power of positive thinking.

Shielding energy fields for empaths

Before wrapping up the article, I’d like to focus specifically on empaths — people who are highly sensitive to the emotions and energy of those around them.

Let’s face it: while this heightened sense of awareness can be a gift, it can also lead to feeling overwhelmed or drained.

If you’re an empath, one powerful way to safeguard your energy is through visualization.

Picture a protective shield around you, like an aura of light. This shield is uniquely yours, permeable only by the energies you choose to let in.

Note that it’s not about blocking out the world, but rather about discerning which energies serve you and which don’t.

For instance, imagine being in a room full of people. As an empath, you might typically feel bombarded by a mix of emotions and energies.

Now picture activating your shield. Visualize it glowing brighter with each breath, keeping out any negativity or stress while allowing love and positivity to flow through.

Remember, this shield is a product of your mind and spirit — it’s as strong as you believe it to be.

Over time, this mental exercise can help enhance your emotional resilience and maintain the integrity of your energy field.

Wrapping up: Maintaining your positive field

As we’ve discussed, protecting your energy field is an active process.

It’s not a one-time event, but a continuous practice, much like maintaining physical health or learning a new skill.

And just like those pursuits, it requires dedication and consistency.

I want to stress that it’s okay to have days when you feel less resilient or more susceptible to negative energy. It’s part of being human.

On those days, instead of resisting or judging yourself, treat it as a reminder to refocus on your energy protection practices.

By nurturing positivity within yourself, you strengthen your energy field’s natural resilience against negativity.

And don’t forget that every step you take towards protecting and strengthening your energy field is a step towards better emotional health and overall well-being.

Jade Nguyen

Jade Nguyen

Jade Nguyen from Hanoi, is a passionate writer and practitioner in the realms of energy healing and astrology. Her journey into these mystical fields began during her travels across Asia, where she encountered various spiritual practices that profoundly influenced her perspective on life and healing. Jade's writing blends ancient wisdom with modern insights, offering readers practical advice on using energy work.

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