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.
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.
Holidays are special times to gather family and friends together to enjoy festivities, gifts, and special foods. This is especially true at Christmas when we seek to share the bounty of the year by giving gifts and celebrating with those closest to us.
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No one lives in a vacuum, and that means we change from year to year. One of the critical components of classical Chinese feng shui is the understanding that feng shui also changes from year to year. That’s why one year is great and the next might tank. It’s one of the reasons many people follow and practice classical Chinese feng shui — it helps them to understand why things change from year to year and why things happen in their lives the way they do.
When times are difficult, it’s easy to withdraw and slow down. Over time, the lack of vitality in our own personal energy can often be seen reflected in our homes. The lights are off more often, and the house is more still and quiet. Once stagnation sets in around your home, you may also experience a rise in aches and pains and you may feel less energetic, and maybe even depressed.
by Kathryn Weber The Year of the Pig is bringing with it a delightful surprise – prosperity. That’s because the wealth star is moving in as the reigning star for the year. With a delightful pair of the prosperity star and the pig, often symbolized as a bank, are coming together in 2019 to bring…
Feng shui is often thought of as a way to arrange our environments, and it is. But it can also be used to symbolize our intentions. This type of symbolic feng shui is very much like vision boards – creating a dream you have using images to symbolize your deepest desires. But rather than a flat vision, this is a three-dimensional item that represents your goals and ambitions. Look at the feng shui ideas below for ways you can manifest your dreams and wishes!
The dragon is a mythical and much beloved symbol in China. The powerful dragon can be seen adorning everything from walls and sculptures to chopsticks and fabrics. A dragon is one of the earliest symbols of male, yang, energy and fertility.
by Kathryn Weber If you’ve ever ready anything about feng shui, you know that the proper flow and movement of energy in the home, called chi, can make all the difference between happiness, success and prosperity. And part of that flow directly relates to the way furniture is placed. When furniture isn’t arranged properly, this…
By Kathryn Weber One of the most persevering elements is wood. Just think about the sheer force of will a simple blade of grass shows by growing in cement. This very nature of growth and overcoming is the very essence of the wood element – the element of new beginnings. In feng shui there are…