tips to Feng Shui your house
Over the last few years before the turn of the century,
Feng Shui practice has gained increasing recognition in the Western World.
With such a booming interest in Feng Shui, undoubtedly many people are easily
confused or misled by the intricate principles and numerous schools of Feng
Shui practice. There are so many aspects of Feng Shui to consider and many
people donít know where to start when setting out to Feng Shui their home.
Here are 13 easy steps to get you on your way to enjoying good Feng Shui. This
is not a comprehensive list of things but just a few essential first steps to
improve the Feng Shui of your home.
Never leave your house unoccupied. If you do leave the house locked up
during the day let fresh air in as soon as you return. If you have been away
for a long period on your return play music or switch on the television and
open all the windows. Rejuvenate and revitalize the energy of the house.
be the only living thing in your house. It is too yin. If you donít have
children or pets have a few indoor plants. Have something else breathing in
arrows come in various forms and must be avoided. Long straight roads,
electric polls, neighborís driveway, boats parked in neighborís driveway
are all poison arrows. Do not have a long straight tree blocking your front
you do find a poison arrow, try to either block if by planting a few shrubs or
a move your front door from the path of the poison arrow by either tilting the
front door or renovating.
a higher ground at the back of the house as this will ensure that you always
have support in your life. If you do not have high ground at the back of your
house that is if your land falls away behind your house, install bright lights
to shine upwards to lift the Chi. Or better still place large boulders or pots
here for support.
Have a clear space in front of your
house. This will help chi to settle and accumulate before it enters the house.
your front door does not open inside directly into a mirror. Good energy with
the bad will bounce on the mirror and flow out. Also take care that you do not
place anything behind the front door like shoe racks. The front door should
should also ensure that you cannot see the back door from the front door as
this would mean the energy or chi would move out too fast. Chi needs to
meander through the house. If you do have the front door looking out straight
at the back door tries to block of the view. Either by placing potted plants
or a screen.
lids must be closed when not in use.
to position a mirror in the dining room such that it reflects the food on the
table symbolizing doubling prosperity. When the dining table is not in use see
that the mirror reflects a fruit bowl or fresh flowers.
Feng Shui, the master bedroom is one of the three most important locations in
the house, the others being the main entrance, and the kitchen. Its importance
is due to the fact that we spend approximately a third of our lives in bed.
Hence, if we sleep in a good spot facing a good direction, then most likely we
would be subject to substantial amounts of prosperity and happiness. It is
important to position your bed so that you sleep with your head pointing to
one your good directions, as determined by your Kua number. I will discuss the
Kua number and how to calculate it in my next article. But the other issues in
the bedroom are: do not sleep under an exposed overhead beam, a beam would
exert pressure on whomever that sleeps directly under it, and most likely over
time you'll feel depressed and lethargic, even after a good night's sleep.
Avoid sleeping facing a mirror, which would reflect external energies and onto
your person. Do not place Yang objects like the television in the bedroom. If
you must have a television set there, simply keep it covered when you go to
Never have taps that constantly
drip. This will result in losing small amounts of money all the time. Change
the sink washers and toilet cistern washers regularly.
Do not position your bed or even
your study desk such that it shares a wall with the toilet on the other side.
If it does, move the bed or study desk.
Your garden is part of your home and
how it grows will affect your Feng Shui. Healthy plants are good Feng Shui but
donít let them overgrow. Overgrown gardens can suffocate and bring bad luck
to the residents of the house. So prune your plants and mow your lawns
regularly. Wilting or dying plants bring a lot of negative energy.
realize that all of this seem like a lot of information, but don't let it
intimidate you. Just try one or two of the simpler tips, and work slowly up
from there. You may even find yourself pleasantly surprised at the changes in
your life. If you have any queries on Feng Shui or would like a free report on
your Kua number and good directions.
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