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The Best Color in Feng Shui? The Rainbow, All Colors Bring Health, Wealth, Happiness

By Kathryn Weber There’s a lot of debate and discussion about colors in feng shui. Is red the best color there is? Maybe it’s gold or ochre. On the other hand, black is the color of deep wealth. But then there’s purple….ah, the color confusion! Let’s look at the colors from a different perspective. Instead of concentrating on a single color, let’s discuss them all and their role and meaning … [Read the full article...]

7 Feng Shui Tips for Making New Friends

By Kathryn Weber One of the greatest joys in life is friendship. It’s one of the aspirations of feng shui – the gift and wealth of having friends and enjoying an active social life. This area is reflected in the south sector of the house. This sector also refers to the fame and recognition area of the home, as well as your reputation and family name. Having friends to do fun things with, … [Read the full article...]

Buddhist sculpture. Singha Stone statue.

Chi Lin and Fu Dog Feng Shui Door Guardians Protect and Empower Your Front Door

By Kathryn Weber The front door is the single most important area of your home. It determines the quality of the energy that enters your home – and that directly influences the quality of energy in important life areas, such as wealth, opportunity, health and relationship success. The entrance to your home is directly influenced by the way it looks. Realtors know this as “curb appeal.” … [Read the full article...]

12 Feng Shui Tips for Trees

By Kathryn Weber Trees are an important life source and vital members of our outdoor community. Often called “the lungs of the Earth,” trees take the carbon dioxide that we breathe out and return it to us as oxygen. They also prevent groundwater run-off and soil erosion. It is obvious that trees are a crucial part of our living Earth and treasured members of our landscape family. Besides … [Read the full article...]

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Feng Raise Your Sights — The Feng Shui of Views that Can Change Your Life

By Kathryn Weber Put your back into it. Keep your nose to the grindstone. These pithy sayings are meant to instill the value of consistent work effort. And, for the most part they're true, because consistent work pays off, but sometimes when you're busy looking down all the time, you lose sight of where you're going. Feng shui offers us an opportunity to lift our eyes and create movement … [Read the full article...]

Collections can be interested and fun, but when they overwhelm the house and your life, they can drain energy from your life.

The Feng Shui of Collections – How Collections Go from Interesting to Overwhelming

By Kathryn Weber One of the frequent targets of feng shui is clutter, and rightly so. Clutter drains our life energies, saps on mental energy and drowns us in the possessions that we once took interest in to where they simply take over our homes, and our lives, in some instances. It doesn’t matter how a collection starts, but what begins as an interest or even a gift, can go quickly from … [Read the full article...]

PURPLE POWER – 8 Ways the Color Purple Can Help You Bring More Success, Love, and Wealth

by Kathryn Weber Purple is a potent color. In every society, purple holds a special place, and a special meaning. It is said that Leonardo da Vinci believed meditating in a lavender or purple-colored light was improved by a factor of 10. Purple is associated with wealth, nobility, stature, religion, piety, magic, and sexuality. Purple is mixture of soothing, calm blue with boisterous, … [Read the full article...]

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The Feng Shui Qualities and Protective Power of the Color Red

By Kathryn Weber From antiquity to today, few colors have the power and influence that the color red has. It's the most likely to make the wearer and the observer do something, such as stop at a stop sign, eat at a restaurant or feel favorably about a company, such as Target and its red bulls-eye logo. Wearing red imbues the wearer with confidence and power. In China, the color red has many … [Read the full article...]

A happy woman is the symbol of a happy home.

The Feng Shui Trinity – 3 Sacred Palaces of Northwest, Southwest and Center

By Kathryn Weber Feng shui has many mirrors. And by mirrors, that means a repetition of ideas and thoughts. For instance, the number three is a representation of the direction of east, and east is represented by wood. There are many mirrors just like these with respect to other feng shui elements. Take for example the yin and yang symbol. Another name for it is the “tai chi” … [Read the full article...]

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The Positive and Negative Role of Salt in Feng Shui

By Kathryn Weber Salt has been one of the world’s most precious mineral for ages. In the 1600’s the King of Spain sent ships to travel to the New World to collect salt in South Texas to bring back to him. In Russia, bread and salt is presented to show hospitality. And if you’ve ever had a sore throat or sprained an ankle, salt water was often prescribed for healing. Yet, salt has an … [Read the full article...]

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Improve Your Feng Shui, Health and Wealth (and cure some problems!) with Lucky Bamboo

by Kathryn Weber Today it’s hard to go to any nursery or florist and not see pots of lucky bamboo. It’s cultivated and arranged in small pots to large, fabulous interwoven designs. It’s striking and brings a bright green touch of nature to your home -- and adds some great health and wealth feng shui too! One of the most common questions, though, is whether it’s actually bamboo or not. … [Read the full article...]

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Luck Running Out? The Feng Shui Importance of Updating Your Home

By Kathryn Weber In a world where change is constant, and sometimes, moment by moment, the idea of staying in the same place, in the same relationships, the same patterns of our lives, has the comfort of familiarity. There’s even a saying that it’s easier with the devil you know than the devil you don’t. That’s what makes change so hard; we don’t know what to expect or if our efforts will pay … [Read the full article...]