How to add more positivity to your home (Part Two)

Good afternoon we hope you’re having an excellent week so far. Today on Abode, following our article last week, we are sharing part two of our tips for adding more positivity to your home.

Inspire Positivity with Incense

Incense has been used for centuries to boost wellbeing and increase positivity. There are many different scents to suit any mood, but three of our favourites include Frankincense, Sandalwood and Amber. Frankincense is traditionally used for cleansing, while Sandalwood can improve wellbeing. However, the warming scent of Amber is perhaps best suited to adding more positivity to your home because it is associated with letting go. Letting go of any negative burdens is a big step towards being more positive!

Lucky Ladybirds

These pretty little members of the beetle family with their signature red shells and black spots, are considered to signal good fortune across many cultures. Some believe that if a ladybird lands on someone, they will be lucky in love or financially successful, while others think the insects symbolise the arrival of good weather. In Feng Shui, ladybirds are often incorporated as symbols because it’s believed that whatever a ladybird lands on will be replaced with an improved version. How lovely!


We didn’t think we could write a post about good luck and positivity without mentioning horseshoes. The long tradition behind hanging horseshoes over a threshold surely means there must be some truth to it! Whether you believe they ward away nasty spirits or simply attract positivity like a magnet, it’s up to you. There is some debate as to how a horseshoe should be positioned over a door. Some people insist that the horseshoe should have its ends at the top (forming a ‘u’ shape) in order to ‘collect' the good luck. Yet others believe just as strongly that the horseshoe should point downwards (like an ’n’ shape) to allow for good luck to shower a person as they walk beneath it, so the choice is yours!

Thank you for reading our article today, we hope we’ve given you a few ideas to help keep your home happy as winter begins. If you would like to get in touch for any advice on making the most of your home, please contact us at

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