The Positive and Negative Role of Salt in Feng Shui

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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 interesting role in feng shui. First and foremost, salt … [Read more...]

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

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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. And, in fact, it is not bamboo but rather part of … [Read more...]

Growing Chi — Feng Shui Flowers and Their Meanings

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One of the most powerful ways to improve your home and life is by landscaping. Beautiful plants and flowers lift the energy of your home, bringing beautiful healthy growing chi. Surrounding your home with vibrant plantings is also a good idea for real estate reasons. Realtors say that nice landscaping is one of the all-important components of curb appeal – and that can be good for your home if you’re trying to sell it. Even if you’re not in the … [Read more...]

Energy Low? Try Sound Feng Shui to Lift the Chi in Your Home and Life

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When times are difficult, it's easy to withdraw and slow down. Over time, the lack of vitality in our own personal energy can often be seen reflected in our homes. The lights are off more often, and the house is more still and quiet. Once stagnation sets in around your home, you may also experience a rise in aches and pains and you may feel less energetic, and maybe even depressed. Low home vitality can express itself in your personal energy, … [Read more...]

Feng Shui Cures for Troublesome Neighbors

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By Kathryn Weber We've all had them - good and bad neighbors. They're either the types that borrow everything and return nothing. Or, they're the kind that show up with a plate of cookies when you move in. Then there are the neighbors who you never know because they keep to themselves. The better neighbors and the neighbors you don't know are rarely the source of our unhappiness at home, though. It's the neighbors who have a yapping dog … [Read more...]

Feng Shui and Evil Eye Charms — Protecting Yourself Against the Negative Intentions of Others

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If you've ever been around a negative person, someone who compliments you in a hollow way or who admires what you have with an envious stare, you know what it feels like when a person's intentions aren't positive. Sometimes you may find that after you've left someone you feel physically bad, have a foreboding feeling, or somehow feel weakened by their presence. This person may harbor ill thoughts against you. Many cultures and countries … [Read more...]

How to Feng Shui Your Home Office Space — A Before & After Case Study

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Everyone is working more. With the availability of cell phones, broadband, home offices, and Internet access at malls and coffee shops, you could just about say that wherever we are, that's where our office is. Because we're working around the clock, in many instances, good office feng shui becomes vital -- especially when it's your home office. Today many people spend more time at work than they do at home -- and that goes double for home … [Read more...]

Feng Shui First Aid for Your Career — 14 Ideas to Enhance Your Home and Office for Greater Job Security

Use feng shui to strengthen your career in this uncertain economy

  By Kathryn Weber Our jobs are important to us, to our sense of self, providing support for our families, and can even define our identities. Second to generating wealth, energizing the career sector ranks highest among those interested in using feng shui to better their lives. It makes sense because of how much time we spend at our jobs. More than a third of our daily lives are spent at work. It's also understandable because to … [Read more...]

The Five Elements — How to diagnose and remedy common life problems

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The five elements are the five building blocks of feng shui. The elements are made up of water, wood, fire, earth, and metal. If your home or office feels "off" or uncomfortable, it might be out of balance. Just taking a quick look around your home or office will help you to diagnose if there is too much or too little of an element. In a perfect feng shui world, you'll find all five elements present in a room. This helps to keep the room feeling … [Read more...]

Feng Shui Fountains – Important Tips You Should Know About Fountains

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We've all seen them, the ubiquitous "Zen" fountain. They sell everywhere... from department stores to drug stores, from garden centers to grocery stores. But, where do you put an indoor fountain? Where do you NOT put an indoor fountain? Where can an indoor fountain help you the most? Here is some basic information about indoor fountains, including information about fountains themselves, examples of good fountain choices, and some basic … [Read more...]

Using Windchimes Effectively in Feng Shui

By Kathryn Weber Wind chimes are one of feng shui's hardest working remedies. Their role is to bring aid in many forms - from lifting chi from a troubled area to suppressing energy in corners where there are negative stars to bringing you good news and help from influential people!With all they can do, wind chimes are a valuable source and important tool in your feng shui arsenal. In short, wind chimes have two main roles: to cure or … [Read more...]

Grant Your Wish Technique

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By Kathryn Weber When you're working toward a goal, such as to sell your house or finalize your divorce, you don't want to have to wait. Or, when you have a sincere desire, you want to find a way to bringing your desire to fruition faster. This technique was shared with me and it's proven to be a valuable way to improve your odds of success! Good luck to you on your endeavor.There are many ways in which you can use this technique. Here … [Read more...]

Feng Shui Helps Cure Illness Energy, Keeps You Well

Feng shui can offer potent ways to prevent illness

  Many people think of feng shui as a technique that can help them to make their space more comfortable, more productive, and more prosperous. But you can use feng shui to improve your health and keep you from falling sick. Feng shui is based on energy. And, we all know from our basic grade-school science classes that energy is constantly moving and changing. Therefore, feng shui is constantly moving and changing. Because of … [Read more...]