Salt has been one of the world’s most precious mineral for ages. In the 1600’s the King of Spain sent ships to travel to the New World to collect salt in South Texas to bring back to him. In Russia, bread and salt is presented to show hospitality. And if you’ve ever had a sore throat or sprained an ankle, salt water was often prescribed for healing.
Today it’s hard to go to any nursery or florist and not see pots of lucky bamboo. It’s cultivated and arranged in small pots to large, fabulous interwoven designs. It’s striking and brings a bright green touch of nature to your home — and adds some great health and wealth feng shui too!
In a world where change is constant, and sometimes, moment by moment, the idea of staying in the same place, in the same relationships, the same patterns of our lives, has the comfort of familiarity. There’s even a saying that it’s easier with the devil you know than the devil you don’t. That’s what makes…
The Year of the Sheep is coming this February, and it couldn’t be a more different year than last year’s Year of the Horse. If you had a difficult year last year, you’ll be glad that troublesome horse has ambled on. The sheep is the eighth sigin of the Chinese Zodiac and represents stability, even…
In feng shui, the ideal position for a house embodies what’s called the “armchair” position. This position has a rise at the rear of the house, and the left or east side of the house is higher than the right side of the house, as you are looking out from the front of the house.
Feng shui is used in the west to create more opportunity, success and wealth. But in the East, feng shui is used for all that and to create harmonious relationships, too. Feng shui is a terrific tool for improving family relationships. As anyone who has had strife and struggle at home can tell you, a harmonious home is truly a blessing. Creating a harmonious and pleasant home is a bonus to all who reside there.
Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that yellow is a color that’s bright and sunny and optimistic. It’s also the color that’s the easiest for all people to see. The color yellow is a happy color that brings bright, vibrant energy to any house or office. Yellow is also the color that represents ripeness, as in the yellow leaves of the fall season.
The southeast is the corner most often associated with wealth in feng shui. This is the primary wealth sector in any home. But did you know there are other wealth corners that you could be overlooking that are also critical to your prosperity?
One of the things that frustrates me most is when I get a referral for a feng shui consultation and it’s to re-do a consultation from another consultant who took the crazy train right on out of feng shui town. And it happens.
Feng shui is all about creating flow, energy, finding balance and unstopping blockages. This is true for your personal space, your office, your home, and, well, you.. You have energy (or maybe you don’t) and that energy impacts the way the world responds to you in the form of career, prosperity, health, wisdom, love, and happiness.
There is a formula in feng shui that’s called Eight Mansions. This is a personalized form of feng shui that relies on dates and your gender to find your personal feng shui. For those who’d like to use personal feng shui, you can calculate your personal directions for success, love and health – and your misfortune directions.
If your relationships are tired and money flies through your hands your house might just be the wrong color. Maybe life is a constant struggle and you can’t put your finger on the one small thing blocking your success. The answer could be as simple as the color on your house. Feng shui dictates that the paint color on your house can affect your wealth and abundance.