The number 13 has long been considered negative and unlucky. But what are its feng shui implications? For too long well-meaning feng shui practitioners have preached that 13 is unlucky — but that’s only half the story. It could be because the number 13, when the single digits are added, make a four.
It’s resolution time. How fun. But let’s forget about those for a moment. Getting to the end of the year and greeting a brand new calendar, a new birthday, another anniversary or just another year may seem overwhelming. To some it’s a clean slate, a chance to start over fresh. And yet, to others, it’s a mix of the two.
Feng shui in the Year of the Snake poses some severe challenges. In my 2013 Feng Shui Forecast, I wrote that children are under an influence that can cause them harm – particularly from metal – like guns, cars or knives. But that’s not the only concern we have in 2013, but it is among the most sensitive.
Lots of people struggle with losing weight. We try everything and stick to nothing. We often become discouraged when diets don’t work and resolutions fail. If that’s happened to you, then maybe you should put your house on a diet instead. If weight loss has been unsuccessful, frustrated dieters will be glad to know they can make small adjustments to their home that can help them succeed in the battle with weight loss. Your body is your spiritual home and holds your inner energy and our houses hold our bodies.
The Year of the Snake is slithering ever closer to us, but it’s no reason to get squeamish. The sixth sign of the Chinese Zodiac, the snake represents wisdom, intelligence and self-control. The snake also represents the ability to strike at will, quickly and powerfully. We will see some big changes in the year ahead…
Ask anyone and they’ll tell you that an unhappy work environment can be one of life’s most miserable experiences. It’s isolating, it’s uncomfortable, unproductive, and it can also block your progress in life. That’s because work, like everything else, often relies on good will. Certainly the good will of coworkers and bosses alike can help propel…
If you’re in business, there’s nothing better than hearing the cash register ring. Every time you make a sale, it’s a thrill – no matter whether your business is online or a retail establishment. But when the sales don’t come in, it’s extremely frustrating. You wonder why your products aren’t moving, why the phone isn’t ringing or the sales just aren’t coming.
One of the most fascinating ways to use feng shui is to use it personally based on your Chinese zodiac sign. Each person in a household has their own individual zodiac sign and based on this sign, you can see important distinctions about that person.
The heart of almost every home centers around the kitchen. Whether it’s doing homework with children or preparing meals, almost everyone (guests included) gather in the kitchen. Besides the bedroom, the kitchen is one of the most important areas of family luck in feng shui thought.
The kitchen has a special place in feng shui. The stove, in particular, has an especially important place in the home and the kitchen. That’s because this is the appliance that generates the meals that feed the residents of that home. On its own, though, the kitchen is thought to press down luck in feng shui. That means, even if you have good luck in this room, or bad, the kitchen by its very nature will stifle the luck in this area.
The news headlines are dismal and the jobs outlook is anything but promising for the future. The economic trends say that we’re in for lots more of the same: high unemployment, continuing recession and people struggling to make ends meet. So, what if you’re looking for a job and having no luck?
Money is often called the great lubricant – it doesn’t stop problems from occurring, it just makes everything go a little easier. But money in and of itself is not the definition of wealth. There are many people who are financially or monetarily abundant but who have miserable home lives, health problems, or have little or no love in their life.