Ridding oneself of negative energy means not accepting the negativity that surrounds you. Whether your at work, or at your home, you should be able to not allow the negativity of the place affect you.
Let us consider that negative energy left on certain place is maybe caused by the previous occupants. You need not to be a Feng Shui expert to know this, but have you experienced being taken to a room where you have a bad vibe with? The room seems to make you uncomfortable.
It may also be a case of having too much negative stuff going on in your life that you would want to get rid of. The best way of dealing with negative energy is countering it with the opposite, that is positive energy.
If you feel not at ease at your own house, you can try opening up the windows and doors. This will allow the bad energy to exit from your house, and allows fresh air to enter your house. Fresh air brings in calmness, one of the reason why fresh air seem to calm us in times of being worried and angry. You can light aromatic candles to create a positive aura in a room. Candles gives a feeling of relaxation and calmness to a person. If you feel uncomfortable try to meditate and let out the things that bothers you or causes you to become uncomfortable. Scented candles often works best since it gives a different ambiance to a room. Lights also is a major part of being relaxed. Different people have different inclination to different lighting intensity.
Sound too can help in producing positive energy. Even just the sound of a chime, or any soothing music will do. This will dispel any negativity throughout the room.
But more than just cleansing a certain room, or a certain place, it may also be a good idea to cleanse oneself as well. You might have been bringing along with you negative energies that you have acquired. You can cleanse your self by soaking yourself in relaxing bath salts. This will purify your body, makes it relaxed and removes negative energy from it. This is great for people having a hard time dealing with too much negative stuff going on around him.
The most important thing that you must remember in order to rid yourself of negative energy is to not let it get to you. Negative energy grows if you let it grow. The best method of dealing with it is to counter it with positive energy, positive thoughts and attitudes. It is not only in our actions that we tend to attract negative energy, but more importantly, our thoughts drives this negativity towards us. It is up to us to change this to be able to see changes around us. Think positively and you will attract positive things.