The Chinese New Year is the annual celebration that coincides with the first New Moon of the year. For the Chinese, this is a very auspicious time — a birthday, actually, of the New Year. This birthday, when observed correctly, is believed to usher in good luck and abundance all year long.
Creating wealth energy and prosperity is one of the principle reasons to use feng shui. There are numerous ways to improve your income and creating more opportunities to make money through promotion, job advancement, and business opportunities. One of the favored feng shui additions is adding a fountain or aquarium. These feng shui elements are considered to be some of the quickest methods for stimulating income and asset accumulation.
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.
Sometimes a house or office can feel uncomfortable, and there’s no real reason you can put your finger on to explain your uneasy feeling. Other times, it’s easy: someone has been there that was negative, ill or died. Homes and spaces often take on the energy of the previous occupants as well. There may be instances when you moved into a space and just felt like someone else was there, or the space just didn’t feel right – it’s because of lingering negative energy.
Your surroundings can have a huge impact on your life – to the point of affecting your personal happiness, your prosperity, even the opportunities that come to you in your life — thus making your choice of home a very important one.
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.
If you are confused by feng shui, you’ll be happy to know that there is a secret weapon in the feng shui arsenal: the compass. Many feng shui experts recommend locating the wealth, career, health, etc., sectors of your home by orienting off the door to the room. This can often be confusing because there may be more than one entryway to a room.