When our roads are closed the smallest goal seems difficult to accomplish, we feel stagnant and we can develop a pessimistic outlook. When our roads are open, new opportunities are easy to find, travel is likely and new projects are completed with ease. Road opening workings address the condition of your roads by attracting positive paths and shutting down any negative paths.
Personal concerns are anything that carries the DNA of a person such as hair, nails, blood, urine, semen, sweat, clothing and anything else you might be able to get your hands on (although you might not want to get your hands on any of it). Personal concerns are used for a variety of reasons in hoodoo work. Unlike other forms of magic, they aren't just used as a sympathetic connection, their use is much more varied and direct.