A Sanity-Saving Houseguest Tip

By Grace Beuley Hunt, PureWow

A wise man once said, “If you think you are enlightened, spend a week with your family." Another adage goes, “Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.” It’s not that we don't love when people visit, of course, but it can be difficult to relinquish our sacred space. Thankfully, feng shui and meditation expert Bryce Kennedy has a solution: The 15 x 15 x 15 system. According to Kennedy, this trick is all you really need “to prep yourself, calm yourself, and wind yourself down” when guests are around. (Umm, sign us up?) Here’s the deal. 


At this point, you’ve probably been shopping for groceries, changing sheets and vigorously vacuuming for days—meaning, you’re already feeling frazzled and off your routine. Time for a self check-in: “Right before the guests come, take 15 minutes to meditate, breathe, visualize or journal,” says Kennedy. “Get in the right headspace for it! Align yourself to and get everything together in your inner landscape.”


The next segment comes during your guest’s visit. At some point, when things in your home are feeling extra nutty, Kennedy recommends peeling away for 5 to 15 minutes. “At the height of the chaos, simply go into a separate room and gather all the energy up that you've expended on others and bring it back to you,” he says. “You've already created the momentum from the first 15 minutes, but you’ll want to get back to that and strengthen it a bit.”


Lastly, you’ll want to regroup once that crazy has exited your home. “When guests leave, we need to detox all of their energy,” he says. “Try 15 minutes of a lie-down, a shower, a meditation, music, smashing plates against the wall, etc. Whatever it is, take 15 minutes for you to shake off everyone that was in your space!”
Self-care, entertaining, home



Accessories,8,Art,24,Autos,15,Beauty,201,Bollywood,9,Books,5,Business,119,Career & Education,39,Cars,8,Cartoons,8,Celebrities,18,Consumer Trends,6,Crime,45,Design,10,Destinations,104,Economy,2,Entertainment,209,Environment,14,Exhibition,7,Family,3,Fashion,495,Features,54,Fitness,71,Food,103,Food and Drinks,9,Games,21,Gastronomy,9,Health,4009,Hollywood,2,Home and Decor,13,Home and Garden,3,Hotels,31,Household,1,Internet,26,Juicy,370,Lifestyle,3218,Local,12,Mortgages,2,Movie,46,Movie Reviews,3,Music,54,Music Review,2,New York,1,Newsmakers,6,Odd News,163,Offbeat,760,Opinion,53,People,35,Photos,106,Politics,17,Protest,2,Real Estate,51,Relationships,54,Restaurants,29,Restaurants & Gastronomy,3,Science,91,Sports,153,Technology,434,Top News,78,Transport,30,Travel,4189,Trends,6,TV,11,U.S.,365,Weather,3,Women's,1100,World,94,
U.S. Daily News: A Sanity-Saving Houseguest Tip
A Sanity-Saving Houseguest Tip
U.S. Daily News
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share. STEP 2: Click the link you shared to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy