by Kathryn Weber Many people don’t realize how much they’re affected by symbols and signs. Even words have an influence over us when we hear and see them daily. Symbols are so powerful, we dream in symbols each night. The random images your mind shows at night have you often trying to figure out what…
by Kathryn Weber There’s a lot of talk about women entrepreneurs and business owners these days, but do they have special feng shui needs? Absolutely. Women are opening businesses at a record pace. They account for $1.9 trillion dollars in sales, and they employ almost 8 million people (NAWBO.com). Yet, female entrepreneurs are less likely…
Everyone knows that feng shui has symbols such as frogs and mandarin ducks. It also uses wind chimes, beautiful stones and crystal balls, but it also uses personal information to help you maximize your luck, attract good fortune, and stop misfortune like illness, accidents or injury. This is done by using your date of birth combined with your gender to assign a kua number to understand your personal feng shui.
One of the most common concerns in feng shui is an energy block, such as a tree opposite a door, or a wall facing the door of your home. Blocks can stop and prevent energy from moving properly and will cause blocks to everything ranging from pregnancy to money, illness to opportunity. However, the same could be said of energy siphons, but unlike blocks, siphons can actually cause serious harm.
There is little more important in your feng shui than your front door. Realtors know this. Many times a house sells itself right at the front door. If the front door is attractive, the front and curb appeal of the home appealing, the house will enjoy good feng shui and the occupants will thrive. That’s because your front door is the mouth of chi, the point at which energy enters your house.
The bed is a critical piece your ability to be rested and supported as you sleep, and indeed, your life. When the headboard of your bed is compromised, it will create problems for you in your life in your relationships, health and difficulties with money, and even getting proper rest. Many beds simply don’t have a headboard at all, and this gives the sleeper absolutely no support.
Beds are one of the most energetically-packed pieces of furniture in our homes. We sleep in them every night, having dreams both sweet and worrisome. Our sick days are often spent in bed, and of course, our closest, most intimate relationship is spent — and symbolized — by a bed. Over time, those soft sheets, comforters, pillows and mattresses absorb a lot of emotion.
Few feng shui activators and cures hold as much interest as the common mirror. Mirrors are a terrific decorating resource and have the potential tonspire more prosperity — even double beautiful views and invite the accompanying chi that goes with them. Yet, using mirrors in feng shui is often misunderstood.
There is a saying in Asia about using a feng shui compass, “No luo pan, no feng shui.” With this English-language version, you will be a true professional that can command more respect and higher fees. And you will be able to practice feng shui competently.
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.