Continued from – Feng Shui Your Living Space – Part 3
14. Managing Fire and water elements
Inside your kitchen make sure that the water tap is not near the stove and doesn’t directly face it. The stove symbolizes the fire element which will react negatively to the water element.
15. Revitalizing Salt rituals in Kitchens
Once a year give the floor, door and walls of the kitchen a salt wipe to ensure that kitchen surfaces are clear of negative shi and that food cooked in your kitchen never gets afflicted by harmful or stagnant energy.
16. Restful Energy in The bedroom
Your bedroom signifies a place of security and sanctuary. It is best to choose soothing colours rather than stimulating ones. Avoid too much yang energy in the bedroom. Try not to activate the bedroom with too many decorative objects especially wedding photos.
17. Cleansing Ceremonies in bedrooms
Wipe all the surfaces in the bedroom with a cleaning cloth dipped in natural salt water. Then, use space clearing tools to cleanse stagnate chi that may have accumulated. Open all your windows and doors to allow good flow of chi.
18. Observe the renovation taboos every year
There are taboo areas to leave well alone. Renovations or other disturbances in these areas will cause misfortune to befall those living in the house. Suppress the afflicted area with cure and enhance the good area.
So for those like myself who practices feng shui has reason of putting certain things in different position or areas. Even with decorative items or photographs in our home and work places. We all want to attract luck to our businesses or career – therefore if you are one practicing feng shui – you should kinda know that there are hidden messages to everything in your home if not placed correctly. Like in order to enhance the sales at the store, we placed golden coins under our POS system at the store and also a red packet full with lucky money. By doing that – it’s a symbolic method to say that we always have money coming into the store. Plus remember – never place your cash registers or POS system near the washroom – now that’s a no – no too.
Continued from – Feng Shui Your Living Space – Part 2
9. Create meandering flows of chi in your home
When you arrange the furniture of your home create a mental image of traffic flow – How people will walk around objects. Direct the traffic flow by placing pieces of heavy furniture in strategic places. Make sure the flow is meandering and people will not prone to walking into obstacle or corners.
10. Golden rules for kitchen location
The kitchen must be deep inside and should not be visible from the front door. Avoid in the Northwest and Southwest.
11. Rearrange your Décor at frequent intervals
Rearrange furniture is beneficial because it re-channels the patterns of chi energy, reflecting its dynamic nature and attracting new cosmic energy into your home.
12. Bring in Daily doses of Sun energy
It is very effective way to make sure that the family stays together and that all members are blessed by the powerful rejuvenating energy of the sun. Hang crystal on windows that catch the rays of sun directly.
13. Dining Room Mirror Double abundance
Choose a wall mirror that is large enough to suggest wealth and perosperity. A mirror that refelects all family members as well as the food on the table. This mirror will attract good fortune.
Continued from Feng Shui Your Living Space – Part 1
4. Protect your main door with Fu Dogs
The presence of Metal energy in the form of celestial guardian such as Chi Lin or Fu Dog flanking the door offers strong protection against afflictive energies. Activate your guardians by tying a red ribbon.
5. Clearing blockages in the Hallway
Do not let packages, shoes and so on to accumulate in the foyer area of your home. It is fine to have some furniture in you hall to slow down chi but don’t let too many pile up.
6. Creating Feng Shui Strength in the Living Room
Activate the eight corners with symbolic decorative images. Check the following charts. Auspicious objects create good chi and bring positive benefits.
7. Bright Light Always generates Yang energy
Be sensitive to the moods created in your home by light. Never overly dark with lots of shadows for the living room. Home is always luckier when the ambience is bright.
8. Let Natural Sound permeate your living areas
Keep a pair of dogs or cats to create emit natural sounds. Alternatively, you can use radio or television. Silent home suggests the yin aura of tombs and undergrounds places.
Auspicious placement of furniture and decorations will clear any blocked energy pathways and charge the positive nature of chi. The following will give you the secrets of energizing the chi of a living room while making your bedroom as restful haven will give you the opportunity to make your home a refuge against the problems of the outside world.
1. Empowering the Main Door
The main door of your home is where the powerful cosmic energy of the outer environment connects with and enters your home. Display image of auspicious creatures near the vicinity of the door to empower it.
2. Feeding the Growth energy at Doorways with Water
The presence of water when located either inside or outside the home promotes the growth energy. It is vital ingredient that brings never-ending good fortune.
3. Creating Good energy on Both side of the Door
Keep the inside and outside the door free of clutter and clean at all times. Create a pool of five elements energy to symbolize universe of good energy. Water brings a flow of wealth, fire brings success and recognition, metal brings protection and strength, earth brings grounding luck and wood brings growth and expansion. Use your creativity to work at creating this five element near your door.
I had wanted to put a water fountain in my bedroom but was told a no – no because even though it may have soothing sound – the energy is so fast – making the yin location in any bedrooms erupt and will only make one quarrel a lot – water features are said to be best in other areas of the house instead of the bedroom. What about placing your Safety equipment like what my spouse does at home – is it good? i hear that you can place your work equipment as long as they don’t have water or water features in them. a
Looks like for the month of March – everyone should go for their Orlando vacations because it is said that this month is not a good money and some serious burglaries is potential this year. Well, the reason why I said to go on vacation is that we don’t want you to get hurt from these potential harm. So going on vacation and avoiding this unlucky month is the way to go. Plus what better way then to find an excuse to go on a vacation and in Orlando too – i want to visit the Disney world if i am there. I told the spouse about the feng shui alert and he is all for an Orlando vacation because we all could use a break from this cold weather here.
Flying star alert for the month of march says that we should not overeat – because this is the month of love and relationship. So if you are looking for love – make sure you are at your best form – I take weight loss pills if I have a special date or if i am going out on a date. I also use the crystal amulet and tassels to purify the energy of love in my room. I know of some people who have great success during the month love and relationship.
It is important to take steps to ensure one’s business if you have your own business. Even if you own a home business.. and you do all your business on the phone, make sure you tap these lucky feng shui coins under your phone or your calculators or even credit card machines to ensure that the money will keep coming in. Sure .. the 3 – legged frog is good to have.. but if you want to be a little more modest and less obvious.. the lucky coin is the way to go.