In feng shui, metal is the element you don’t often hear much discussion about. Most often metal is regarded as a cure for negative energies, especially earth afflictions such as the 5 Yellow and Black 2 that cause both illness and financial difficulties.
Feng Shui and Evil Eye Charms — Protecting Yourself Against Injury, Theft and the Negative Intentions of Others
If you’ve ever been around a negative person, someone who compliments you in a hollow way or who admires what you have with an envious stare, you know what it feels like when a person’s intentions aren’t positive. Sometimes you may find that after you’ve left someone you feel physically bad, have a foreboding feeling, or somehow feel weakened by their presence. This person may harbor ill thoughts against you.
Rolling 7’s on a craps table in Las Vegas has always been considered lucky, but that’s where that luck ends. In feng shui, the number seven is considered very unlucky and full of misfortune. Worse yet, it can cause theft, violence and injury. From 1984 to 2003, the number seven was extremely lucky, but that changed in 2004, when we entered Period 8, a time that runs from 2004-2024. If you count seven as a lucky number, be sure to look at its implications in feng shui.
Feng shui has been used for everything from cleaning to clutter, from landscaping to selecting a car color. It’s no surprise, either. At its roots, feng shui bears a strong relationship with shape, color and elements, so it really lends itself to fashion. Symbols used in feng shui are also often seen in styles and…
Credit: Gourd vases at http://www.williams-sonoma.com There is a strong emphasis on protection and longevity in feng shui. There are few symbols that offer both like the precious wu luo. The wu luo is revered both in Buddhist and Taoist circles as a symbol of long life and perfect health. The wu luo is known by…
As a feng shui symbol, the Neko kitty is a little less traditional but offers thoroughly wonderful feng shui because of its delightful charming qualities. The ever popular waving kitty is a fun and enchanting symbol meant to grab the attention of the passerby to come into a business. Even though feng shui originated in China, the “Maneki Neko” cats seen in so many Asian businesses originated in Japan.
Right after the first of January, the New Year is underway. But the energy of the year isn’t merely limited to the first day or even two weeks of the month. No, instead, energy begins building around the 1st of January, culminating at the beginning of the Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year.
When you want to stimulate more money and income, making sure you incorporate the color blue in your life. From your home to your clothing and jewelry, blue colors bring beautiful water energy into your home, and more income into your life.
Few symbols embody feng shui the way the three legged toad does. And whether you call this little amphibian a wealth frog, money toad, lucky money frog, or three legged prosperity toad doesn’t matter. What matters is that you display this delightful creature wherever you want wealth to find you.
Our homes, like our dreams, speak in symbols. The art, the symbols, shapes, and colors we surround ourselves with at home tells a story of our lives. Mine speaks to a love of travel and does so in the artwork that I’ve collected from around the world. It’s important that we place objects and items in our house that inspire and motivate us.
In feng shui every direction, such as north, south, or northeast has a number, color, element and a shape associated with it. Each shape has a distinct meaning. For instance, the tall, rectangular shape of wood is associated with growth. The shape associated with “big metal” or the northwest is round. This is also the shape of coins – or “change” – and wealth.
Feng shui is all about energy: the flow of it, the lack of it, the harmonizing of it, and the cultivation of positive, beneficial energy. When your life is stagnant or bountiful, smooth or bumpy, you can bet there is some cause and that you are living the “effect.” That is the best news there is about feng shui, is that, yes, there is something that can be done about some of the dilemmas you may be facing.