The dos and don’ts of Feng Shui

Feng shui is an ancient Chinese art that helps one to create harmony in their home. It is based on the belief that our surroundings can affect our mood and energy levels. By making small changes in our environment, we can achieve a more positive outlook on life.

There are many different ways to feng shui your home, but there are some general guidelines that should be followed. Here are some dos and don’ts of feng shui:

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1. Declutter your space. This is one of the most important aspects of feng shui. A cluttered space will only create negative energy. Get rid of anything you no longer need or use and make sure all surfaces are clear and free of clutter.

2. Let in natural light. Sunlight is said to be very good for your health so make sure your home has plenty of it! Open up curtains and blinds during the day to let in as much light as possible.

3. Bring nature inside. Plants are known to purify the air and create positive energy so add some greenery to your home with some houseplants or flowers. Also, try to incorporate natural materials such as wood or stone into your décor for an added touch of nature’s goodness..

4 Use Feng Shui symbols around your home – certain objects are said to attract good luck when placed in specific areas of your home according to feng shui principles.. For example, a fishbowl with goldfish placed in the east sector of your living room will bring good health luck while a pair of Mandarin ducks in the south west sector will promote love and marriage luck.. But beware – not all symbols are auspicious so do a bit of research before placing any around your home!

5 Incorporate the five elements into your décor – Wood, fire, earth, metal, and water – as these represent balance and harmony according to feng shui beliefs.. For example, you could place a wood sculpture in the east sector for health luck or add a water fountain in the north sector for career success..

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1 Don’t block doorways or windows – this will only trapped negative energy inside your home..

2 Avoid sharp corners – these are said to produce “poison arrows” which bring bad luck.. Try rounding off any sharp corners with softer furnishings such as cushions or rugs..

3 Don’t have too much yin or yang energy in one area – both energies are needed for balance but having too much of either can lead to problems.. Yin energy is associated with feminine qualities such as peace and calm while yang energy represents masculine qualities such as activity and assertiveness.. An imbalance between the two can lead to disharmony so try to strike a good balance throughout your entire home.

4 Avoid having mirrors facing each other or placed opposite windows or doors – this is said To create confusion and chaos because reflections multiply images which can be overwhelming… Mirrors should also be avoided near beds as they cause restless sleep… however if you must have them then place them where they won’t reflect any part Of The bed directly…

5 Never have bare light bulbs shining directly onto people sitting or lying down – this Is considered very bad feng shui because it symbolizes being shot by an arrow… Instead opt For softer lighting such As lamps With shades which diffuse The light more evenly…

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About the Author: Nick Chen

I am a passionate Feng Shui master, specializing in the ancient Chinese art of harmonizing and balancing energy within one's environment.