Tag Archives: feng shui

Picking the Right Feng Shui Consultant

Unlike several years ago, Feng shui consultants are hard to come by and when they do, they could be very expensive. In the previous years, only the rich and the famous in China could afford the services of a Feng shui consultant. Until about a decade ago the popularity of the practice of Feng shui became more widely accepted hence the need for more consultants who gave rise to competition. Today, it will not be very difficult to find a qualified Feng shui consultant. Like everything though […]

More info

Improve the Chi – Clean Your Clutter with Feng Shui

Above anything else, Feng shui strives for healthful and comfortable living. The chi being a life giving force should get the entire path it needs to circulate inside the home freely. Clutter will in a very big way reduce its potency. To achieve this, the house must be a very pleasant, cleaned space: Windows, sills, screens, and curtains are often not placed in the highest priority of the cleaning list when compared to the sweeping of dirt and vacuuming rugs and carpets and picking up the nits […]

More info

The Feng Shui Compass

Ask any good Feng shui consultant and they will tell you that there are no fixed cures for all positions in Feng shui. A good Feng shui house for example may be good during the time it was constructed, but in Feng shui everything is fluid. Time and things changes. Unlike science where there are fixed answers to questions that would be consistent and will give the same result over and over, Feng shui does not. But like science, Feng shui gives answers that are very specific, […]

More info

The Feng Shui Bagua Mapping Energy Flow

You can see this symbol very often. They are in cemeteries, homes (particularly the entranceways) offices etc. The bagua is octagonal in shape to represent the eight points of the compass. This is so because the eight compass points represent the different energy levels that one is supposed to attract. In Feng shui, the bagua corrects the orientation of an edifice or a village and is supposed to enhance the quality of life of people living in it. The bagua is placed in such a way that […]

More info

Feng Shui Principle

It is not clear when did the principles of Feng shui start. Its development has been going on for centuries and has been applied countless times in China and today, in many places in the world. One thing is clear though, Feng shui applies principles and practices, many of which could be scientifically proven, and is continuously gaining popularity. When Feng shui was first heard in the west, it was dismissed as a collection of mumbo jumbo and superstition that has no solid foundation or basis. Whether […]

More info

Feng Shui Decorating

Basically, Feng shui decorating is conducted following guidelines that in effect will draw the potential of the eight compass points. Unlike the conventional method of decorating where aesthetics and the beautifying of spaces and creating a work of art that caters to the sense of sight, Feng shui decorating caters to the sense of feel. To understand this better one has to have a good grasp on the influences that could be derived from the eight compass points so as to place objects there that are best […]

More info

Feng Shui Colors and What Do They Represent

In Feng shui, there are different zones that could be tapped to enhance a particular energy flow. The energies come from the eight compass direction. Taking the bagua as a point of reference it should come in the following order: The topmost portion of the bagua is divided into three zones namely (from left to right), the zone of wealth, reputation and partnership. The middle quadrants are family, taichi and creativity. The bottom quadrants represent zones for wisdom, career and helpful people. Feng shui colors helps so […]

More info

Feng Shui Bedroom Colors

Generally, bedroom colors should be muted. The colors in the bedroom should be chosen to make it truly a restful place. Bright colors have the tendency to make the bedroom appear less relaxing than it should be. However, the practice of Feng shui will always have people in mind. It is this basic principle that makes it very attractive to its adherents. This principle could be extended even to the selection of bedroom colors. Conventional bedrooms, design and application will take into heavy account those that cater […]

More info

Feng Shui Improvements for the Bedroom

It is universally preferred that bedrooms must be rectangular in shape. A square shaped bedroom follows this preference then come the bedroom that is irregular in shape. This is so because the rectangular bedroom is the easiest way to decorate. Most items and furniture that goes inside the bedroom are rectangular and the decoration and items are better suited for that which takes on the shape of the room. The more irregular the shapes of the room, the more discomfort the occupant of the room feels, sometimes […]

More info

Feng Shui Tips, Practices and Meaning

Whatever the philosophical orientation of a person and no matter where he is coming from and sometimes whether that person realizes it or not, the world is interpreted by symbols. The word worm for example will be interpreted by an English oriented mind as not having four feet and that, which barks. Similarly, Feng shui uses symbols albeit in a manner that is only more familiar to the oriental mind and those that practices its principles. Again, speaking of principles, Feng shui is basically attracting nature’s positive […]

More info