9 Ways to Pump Up Retail Sales with Feng Shui

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If you’re in business, there’s nothing better than hearing the cash register ring. Every time you make a sale, it’s a thrill – no matter whether your business is online or a retail establishment. But when the sales don’t come in, it’s extremely frustrating. You wonder why your products aren’t moving, why the phone isn’t ringing or the sales just aren’t coming. When you’re ready to see more sales start streaming in, it helps to … [Read more...]

Kitchen Feng Shui – The 6 Feng Shui Ways to Revitalize Your Kitchen and Your Life

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  The heart of almost every home centers around the kitchen. Whether it’s doing homework with children or preparing meals, almost everyone (guests included) gather in the kitchen. Besides the bedroom, the kitchen is one of the most important areas of family luck in feng shui thought. From centuries past, having enough food was a sign of luxury and financial prosperity. It still is today, but not to the same extent it once … [Read more...]

Feng Shui Checklist to Enhance the Eight Areas of Wealth

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  Money is often called the great lubricant – it doesn't stop problems from occurring, it just makes everything go a little easier. But money in and of itself is not the definition of wealth. There are many people who are financially or monetarily abundant but who have miserable home lives, health problems, or have little or no love in their life. This is not the feng shui view of wealth. In the feng shui perspective, there are … [Read more...]

The Color Blue — Starting the Feng Shui Flow of Wealth

In feng shui, blue is a yin color and represents water.

  By Kathryn Weber   One of my favorite places to vacation is the beach. I used to live on a remote atoll in the Pacific Island (Google Johnston Island and you'll see me in a gas mask as well as pictures of this tiny pimple in the Pacific) and it was there that I began to notice the variations of blue in water. The island is the most remote landmass in the world and because it is, the water is pristine. The atoll is … [Read more...]

Green — Feng Shui’s Color of Health, Wealth and Growth

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  In feng shui, every aspiration, whether it's career, wealth, or love is tied to a direction, such as north, west, or southwest, and each direction is tied to a color, a number and an element. The color green relates to new growth, expansion, hope, new beginnings and the southeast direction. It is this direction that is also associated most with wealth. The southeast relates to small wood, the beginnings of wealth growth. Green is … [Read more...]

Feng Shui Aquariums — Guidelines for Wealth

The Chinese word for goldfish is "chin-yu", which translates to "gold abundance." In feng shui, goldfish attract wealth in abundance.

By Kathryn Weber   Water is one of the elements few homes have. Sure, most homes a bathroom and kitchen with faucets, showers, toilets and baths are common. But that’s draining water. What’s uncommon to find is generating water – in feng shui, that's the water that’s found in ponds, streams, fountains, swimming pools and aquariums. And while building and maintaining a swimming pool, pond or fountain can be time consuming and … [Read more...]

The Feng Shui of Foreclosed Homes – How to Safely Buy and Sell a Distressed Property

The feng shui of foreclosures: Very distressed homes may cause distress for the new owners.

In today’s real estate market, there are more homes than ever for sale by owners that have gone bankrupt, have lost value or have been foreclosed on. There are also plenty of short sale homes on the market and homes where the owners are under severe financial strain. But is buying one of these houses a concern? Feng shui would say yes, yet with so many of these kinds of homes on the market, is it a fair assessment to assume that they’re all a … [Read more...]

Your Doorway to Wealth — Wealth Enhancing Tips for Improving the Feng Shui of Your Front Door

This is a great example of a front door for a north-facing house with the black door and white circle wreath, both so auspicous!

In feng shui there’s few areas as important as the front door. That’s because the front door is the mouth of chi, the point at which the house receives energy. Lots of questions come in about the feng shui of the front door and its role in creating prosperity. There’s just something about the feng shui of a beautiful front door that makes the whole house look more prosperous! But one of the most common questions is which door … [Read more...]

Improve Wealth, Luck, Opportunity with Feng Shui’s Auspicious Animals

Use fu dogs to protect the entrance of residences.

Animals figure prominently in feng shui and in Chinese lore. Although the dragon is widely known, there are other animals that are less well known but whose influence creates great luck and good fortune.  Below is a listing of animals and their feng shui meanings. Placing one of these animals in your home or office can often bring you business opportunities, improve your health or help you protect your money. See which one you like … [Read more...]

Does Your Love Life Affect Your Finances? Yes.

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When Napoleon Hill wrote "Think and Grow Rich" he concluded that a very important aspect in the process of gaining wealth was tied to sex. He said that "The emotion of sex contains the secret of creative ability." This "seat of power" and the ability to create is uniquely tied to feng shui. What's especially interesting about sex and money in feng shui is that the wealth sector is also associated with the number four. Four is the number … [Read more...]

Use Feng Shui to Boost the Romantic Quotient in Your Bedroom

An active, loving sex life is great for finances. A dull lifeless love life can drain money

No matter whether it's the year of the dragon, the horse, or the sheep, the philosophical principles of feng shui can add harmony to your interior design -- and even inject a new spirit of romance. Feng shui is the Chinese art of determining the most propitious design of a room or building (and the placement of objects within) so that maximum harmony is achieved between the environment and the user. The term comes from the Chinese words "feng" … [Read more...]

The Feng Shui Qualities and Protective Power of Red

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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 bullseye logo. Wearing red imbues the wearer with confidence and power. In China, the color red has many meanings, but the first is happiness. The bride in a wedding ceremony … [Read more...]

Feng Shui for Betrayal, Jealousy and Deceit — 9 Ways to Protect Yourself and Your Name

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By Kathryn Weber It’s frustrating when you become ill and annoying when finances are tight, but few things compare to the feeling of betrayal by a friend or the hurt that comes when someone has attacked your character or maligned you in some way. When a friend lets you down, the feeling of shock and disappointment can be hard to bounce back from. Even the green-eyed monster of jealousy can make you feel vulnerable and … [Read more...]