2012 Feng Shui Outlook Year of the Dragon

2012 Feng Shui Outlook Year of the Dragon

The Year of the Dragon is a chance to start over and see real improvement in our lives. After the past few years of economic challenges, it’s nice to hear there is a ray of hope on the horizon. And it’s not just a sliver of light either. It’s like a giant comet streaking across the sky trailing sparkling crystals that glitter against the night sky. That comet in your mind’s eye? It’s a dragon, a cosmic creature that is associated with heaven, the sky and all the celestial realms.

The Danger of Peach A Feng Shui Color Warning

The Danger of Peach A Feng Shui Color Warning

The peach is a highly symbolic fruit in Chinese society and the Taoist religion. The plant is imbued with immortality and the wood is thought to keep away evil spirits and entities. The peach flower is also believed to be able to entrance men. Its petals were thought to possess the ability to cast a romantic spell on them and as such is seen as a romantic symbol by the Chinese.

The Value of the Yin Experience -- Getting More Done by Doing Nothing

The Value of the Yin Experience — Getting More Done by Doing Nothing

OK. You’re busy. You’ve got stuff to get done. Did you know that doing nothing could actually help you get more accomplished? It’s true. Sometimes the way to get more work cranked out is to stop working. If you think about what it takes to accomplish things and be productive, you’ll realize that it also takes a lack of activity to make the time you spend producing to actually be more productive.

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

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

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.

The Feng Shui Outlook 2010

Last year was a wild ride, and we’ve got a few surprises to contend with in the coming year. Yes, there are some difficulties ahead. But some of those big surprises are…. good! Indeed, there are opportunities to get ahead in 2010. The questions become: Will you work with the energy of the year? Are you ready to stop fighting the flow and rowing upstream? Did you know that by following the energy patterns, you can ride the tides like a nimble kayaker navigates the rushing whitewater with deft skill?

The Feng Shui of Numbers

The Feng Shui of Numbers

Numbers are an integral part of feng shui, with each direction having its own corresponding digit. Certain numbers, such as 1, 6, and 8 are considered especially auspicious and confer excellent luck to anyone with these numbers in their address or telephone number. The number eight is considered particularly auspicious because it is also the shape of the infinity symbol (and a woman’s figure, too!;). In numerology, numbers are added together and reduced down to one number. However, this isn’t the practice in feng shui. Rather, it is the sounds of the numbers that create the best luck.