The Unique Feng Shui of a New Home

singing_bowl

  By Kathryn Weber Moving into a new house, whether it is truly new or just new to you, is exciting. You begin making plans for your life and see it unfolding in the rooms of your new house. But the feng shui of new houses is different than houses where someone has lived a long time. There are situations about the house that you’ll need to think about before you move in. Check the tips below for ideas on what you need to know … [Read more...]

Feng Shui House Talk – What Your Clutter is Trying to Tell You

Living Room in Luxury Home

By Kathryn Weber Feng shui isn’t just about painting a wall a certain color and hanging a windchime. Feng shui is more about understanding the way your house is representing your life. And there are signs, both subtle and overt that are telling you about the need to make changes in one to see improvement in the other. Let’s take, for example, a house where someone is a hoarder. A hoarder is clearly someone who's lost control of reality. … [Read more...]

Trailer Feng Shui — Harmonizing Mobile or Manufactured Homes

manufactured home

With low interest mortgage rates holding steady, home ownership has continued to rise sharply with each passing year. And this rise also holds true for manufactured homes. Many people opt for manufactured homes, sometimes called “trailers” or “mobile homes,” because of their appeal: low cost, easy to purchase, quick to move into, faster set up compared to traditional homebuilding, and ability to purchase more home for the money. But even with … [Read more...]

Feng Shui Remedies for Living on a Slope

A house on a hill may seem desirable, but it's really not good feng shui

  By Kathryn Weber   One of the best kinds of feng shui a home or business can have is good environmental feng shui. In other words, the kind of environment your residence is in can have a dramatic impact on the quality of feng shui you have in your home. That’s because feng shui of a home begins in the environment and then flows inward. But what if you live on a slope? Are there feng shui implications of living on a … [Read more...]

How to Buy a House with Great Feng Shui

Tips for buying an auspicious home with good feng shui

  Your surroundings can have a huge impact on your life – to the point of affecting your personal happiness, your prosperity, even the opportunities that come to you in your life — thus making your choice of home a very important one. Because most of the important moments in our lives occur in our houses, the house itself becomes more than just four walls where we eat and sleep. That’s why careful consideration is called for if you are … [Read more...]

The Deferred Millionaire — 8 Feng Shui Ways to Maintain Your Home and Build Your Wealth

Plumber vs Leaking Faucet

  In feng shui, deferred maintenance on a house means deferred money. In other words, if you’ve put off replacing that cracked window or cutting down a dead tree, you’re likely not receiving all the money you could be if your home were in good repair. Why is repairing your home so important to feng shui? In a word: chi. The chi, or energy, of a home declines when it’s got leaking faucets or roof, when the paint is peeling or … [Read more...]

Awakening Your Home’s Chi Improves Your Life

Connecting with nature helps us to connect with ourselves

  A walk in the country or hiking a hilly trail can make us feel more in tune with ourselves.  It also gives us an opportunity to connect with nature, awakening our personal chi. The trees, grass, stones and blue sky give us a comforting relief from the unnatural environment of fluorescent lighting, malls and office cubicles. But our connection with nature might have something more in common with our office cubicle than with a giant … [Read more...]

Feng Shui Your Whole House from the Living Room

living room2

    No other room in the house offers the feng shui potential that the living room does. This room is central to family life and to feng shui. When it comes to feng shui, no other room can compare to the living room. That's because the living room is the ONE room in the house that can be activated according to all nine sectors of the bagua or lo shu square -- making this a very important room, indeed. When you want to … [Read more...]

Refreshing Your Home’s Feng Shui

Incense, sunlight can help cleanse feng shui enhancers and cures

Tips to Cleanse Feng Shui Cures, Invigorating Your Home and Invite Prosperity Chi By Kathryn Weber  Right after the first of January, the New Year is underway. But the energy of the year isn’t merely limited to the first day or even two weeks of the month. No, instead, energy begins building around the 1st of January, culminating at the beginning of the Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year. This energy could be looked upon as the second … [Read more...]

Feng Shui Gets Personal — How to Activate Your Home & Life Using Your Chinese Zodiac Sign

zodiac rat

One of the most fascinating ways to use feng shui is to use it personally based on your Chinese zodiac sign. Each person in a household has their own individual zodiac sign and based on this sign, you can see important distinctions about that person. Like Western astrology, the Chinese Zodiac is also made up of 12 signs that relate to the year you were born. For most people discerning their Chinese Zodiac sign is fairly straightforward, … [Read more...]

A Clean House Is a Lucky House — 8 Tips for Creating a Clean, Prosperous Home

stylish drapes

    A clean house is more than just a luxury – it is a necessity. That’s right, a necessity. We need a clean house (office or desk) because of all it offers us: efficiency and relaxation. Efficiency, because a clean house means you can find what you need when you need it. It also means that you will spend less time worrying and frustrated over the mess in your house. A clean house offers relaxation, because clean houses … [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...]

Creating a Truly New Year — 6 Feng Shui Steps to Change Your Life without Diet or Exercise

Fortune cookie: "The skies are the limit"

  By Kathryn Weber At the beginning of the New Year we buy a new calendar and flip to the first page marked January. We pack up our Christmas decorations, put away our new sweater and gifts and look guiltily at the boxes of chocolates that we leave out “for company.” But few of us really expect a truly new year. We just hope for the best. This year can be different. By trying just a few new things, a vibrant, positive world … [Read more...]