6 Reasons Why Your Feng Shui Is Not Working

6 Reasons Why Your Feng Shui Is Not Working

Feng shui is often thought of as a decorating concept, thanks in large part to it so often being referred to as the Chinese “art of placement.” To many people this is much like the Japanese flower arranging, called ikebana. This art is about the arrangement of the flowers, their balance, color, and texture. Many people think this is true of feng shui, only with furnishings. But, there’s so much more to it than mere arrangement.

The Tao of 2 -- How to Tap the Double Goodness Luck of Pairs with Feng Shui

The Tao of 2 — How to Tap the Double Goodness Luck of Pairs with Feng Shui

Everyone’s heard there’s strength in numbers and that certainly extends to feng shui, where pairs constitute the concept of double goodness. Think about anything good and you want seconds – like you do with chocolate cake, a second date with a special someone, or another prosperous opportunity. In feng shui, though, whenever there is something auspicious, such as a symbol, it’s even more powerful and potent when it’s used as a pair.

Is Your House Bringing You Down? How to Improve a Yin House

Is Your House Bringing You Down? How to Improve a Yin House

All energy in the universe exists as a duality; it’s either positive or negative, yin or yang. Yang energy is the bright energy of laughing children, blooming flowers, energy moving, and outward movement. Yin energy is the energy of darkness, stillness, and going inwards. Both are important, but when one is out of balance, the house can become overloaded with that energy.

Green -- Feng Shui's Color of Health, Wealth and Growth

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

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 also the color that supports healing and regeneration.

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

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

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 best!