How To Release 2020 Energy & Reset Your Vibration For The New Year

Keep the past from determining the future.

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Because everything in nature flows in cycles, the New Year is the perfect time for an energy cleansing.

The sun rises, then sets. The tide is full, then recedes.

As the year progresses, the days become shorter and the nights lengthen. Each of these cycles supports the process of expansion and contraction that are necessary for life on planet Earth.

The period of time leading up to the New Year lends itself naturally to introspection, reflection, release, and — ultimately — reinvention and renewal.


So, how does energy cleansing help you in the New Year?

When you take the time out to review the impact of the year that’s passed, acknowledge, and celebrate its successes and blessings, it clears your energy fields and resets your vibrational frequency.


You also reap the wisdom from its disappointments and challenges.

In truth, each new moment is a "do-over" in the sense that we are always free to change our mental, emotional, and spiritual approach to life.

But unless we have a reliable way to release it, we end up dragging the unprocessed energy from the past into the present, which severely limits our ability to create anew.

How to keep the past from determining the future.

There’s a principle in quantum physics which states that, "All time is simultaneous."

What this means is that unless we consciously release them, the vibrations from our past — both positive and negative — will remain part of our energetic point of attraction, influencing both the present moment and determining the future we are in the process of creating.


How can you tell when the past is having a negative impact on your present — and, therefore, your future?

There are two ways.

The first is by noticing the way you feel. Stagnant, non-serving energy lowers your vibration, and as a result, you feel uninspired and stuck, both emotionally and physically.

The second indication that your energy field is being limited by the past can be seen in the outcomes you consistently produce.

If you’re encountering the same types of obstacles again and again, or if something in the present time routinely triggers old emotions or brings back memories that are still unaddressed or unhealed, these are indications that your "now" vibration is being influenced by the past.


By releasing this old energy, you’ll change your current vibrational set point and create a clearing for new possibilities to arise.

There's a simple Energy Mastery process you can use anytime your energy feels stagnant or unproductive.

If you’re so inclined, turn this into a New Year’s Eve ritual by clearing a space, taking a hot bath, and lighting some candles before embarking on this process.

The Energy Mastery Process

Situate yourself in a comfortable environment, free of distractions. If you like to journal, have a pen and paper nearby.

Gently close your eyes, take a few slow, deep breaths, and declare the next few minutes as a powerful reset for your energy body.


Give yourself permission to let go of anything that's no longer serving you and to receive any messages or wisdom from past experiences.

This way, you’re free to let them go and begin the New Year with a truly clean slate.

Take another deep breath and bring to mind a specific area in your life — your finances, career, or relationships with others, for example — where you’ve been feeling discontent, frustrated, or unfulfilled.

This is an aspect of your life that is not manifesting in the way that you desire.

And as you contemplate the current condition of this part of your life, see if you can identify the dominant emotion or vibration that you are emitting in response to it.


Do you feel resentment? Disappointment? Resignation? Fear? Allow yourself to acknowledge the presence of this emotion in your body.

Where is the feeling located? How large of an area does it cover? Use your breath to acknowledge this vibration, knowing that this is the first powerful step to releasing it.

And now, as you connect with this emotion, notice if it’s familiar to you.

Thinking back to the past, are there other relationships or circumstances in which you have also felt this way?

Notice the feelings in your body as you consider this. Keep using your breath to continue to open up space for this energy release to occur.

And now, with another deep breath, acknowledge that you're the sole generator of your vibration — not any other person from your present or your past.


You're the only one who can decide the direction of your thoughts. You're the only one who has the power to generate your attitude, your mood, and your expectations.

You're the only one who has the power to choose to hold on to old energy or to let it go.

Allow yourself to see if there's anything you would have to give up in order to shift your vibration in relation to this situation.

Would you need to release some old resentment? Would you have to give up the idea that you’re a victim? Would you have to let go of being right?

As you identify anything you’ve been holding on to, see if you can become willing to give it up, and notice what happens to your vibration as you do.


Take another long, deep breath, and imagine this old, outdated vibration leaving your energy field and returning to the universe at large.

You can visualize this as a little river of energy returning to the ocean or as water evaporating into thin air.

Allow this shift to happen within you.


Allow this energy to be released.

And as you liberate this outdated vibration from your energy field, allow yourself to connect with the feeling you want to experience instead.

What is your Desire Factor?

What do you deeply, passionately want to experience in this aspect of your life? Is it greater ease? Joy? Resolution? Abundance?

Breathe in this higher vibration, imagining it filling all the spaces in your body and mind where the old emotion used to live, and allowing it to become your new point of attraction.

As you open your eyes and come back to the present moment, be mindful of this vibrational shift that has taken place within you.

Consciously welcome the space that you have created within your energy body, and acknowledge the new frequency that you have powerfully brought in.


Allow this new frequency to guide your thoughts, your moods, your choices. Consult with it often, as if it's your own personal coach for creating an incredible 2021.

As deliberate creators, we have the power to design any future we desire by releasing unwanted emotional energy from the past and consciously replacing it with the quality of energy that we do want to permeate our lives.

This one shift ushers in a new vibrational set point and therefore an entirely new future experience.

Christy Whitman is an energy healer, Master Certified Law of Attraction Coach, and the New York Times bestselling author of "The Art of Having It All: A Woman’s Guide to Unlimited Abundance." Her forthcoming book TThe Desire Factor: How to Embrace Your Materialistic Nature to Reclaim Your Full Spiritual Power" is available for pre-order now. You can take the first step in alignment and creating your desires by a free 30-day program called Watch Your Words.