by Kathryn Weber There are two elements that are key in feng shui: Fire and Water. The importance of water has been covered at length, but the element of fire is often overlooked, though it shouldn’t be. Fire is an essential element. It keeps us warm and cooks our food. As we all know, fire…
Getting ahead in any area of life requires that you get plenty of attention. And, feng shui offers tips and ideas to help you gain more notice and get the recognition you deserve. If you’re interested in progressing in life, it’s important to make feng shui adjustments to important areas such as the north (career/opportunities) and northwest (helpful people/mentors) sectors.
Modern Dining Room by Kamuela Interior Designers & Decorators/Photo from Houzz.com By Kathryn Weber Go into almost any Chinese restaurant and you’ll see beautiful chandeliers. You might wonder if this is an effort to dress up the interior of the restaurant, and while it might be, chandeliers have a much more important symbolic place in…
Setting and reaching goals is a great way to create milestones in your life. It feels good to achieve something you’ve worked for and focused on. Many people think that when someone reaches a goal it’s because that person is special or has some unique talent. Chances are, this person had a plan and a vision.
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.
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.
Red is hot. No, not right now, but all the time. Red has always been an important color. It is one of the colors we choose most often to symbolize something, making it one of the most common of all colors in national flag designs. The color red is also the color of blood, our life force, so it’s no wonder that we’re attracted to it. Red energizes us and makes us hungry. That’s why so many fast food restaurants use the color red in their designs and logos. Red is also a popular color for dining rooms; it keeps us enjoying the food and makes our dining experience livelier.
Getting ahead in any area of life requires that you get plenty of attention. Fortunately, feng shui offers key steps that can help you gain more notice to help you get the recognition you deserve. If you’re interested in progressing in life, it’s important to make feng shui adjustments to important areas such as the north (career/opportunities) and northwest (helpful people/mentors) sectors. These two sectors are critical for helping you rise in prominence.
Enhancing careers with feng shui is a popular subject in feng shui. Second to generating wealth, energizing the career sector ranks high in interest among those interested in using feng shui to better their lives.It makes sense due to the amount of time we spend at our jobs. It also is understandable because to have a successful career enables us to make better decisions for ourselves and our families.
Fame is a tricky thing. Some people seem to get recognition so easily while others toil endlessly to get their fifteen minutes. Fame, or more specifically, the south sector (or gua on the bagua) in feng shui, is related to status. This status has a number of meanings, from actual fame and celebrity, to the social standing in your community.