Looking for a quick practical way to energize your spirit, your space, and clear out negativity? Put SMUDGING in your kit of self-care tools! Growing up, my family embraced their Native American roots and I remember waking up to the earthly aroma of burning cedar moving through our home but never thought too much into it. I later understood the significance behind this practice and that the sacred act my father was performing was called smudging. So what exactly is Smudging?