Sunshine and sea breezes in a sheltered environment offer excellent positive chi for feng shui. Sunshine provides stimulating yang chi, and sea breezes provide invigorating negative ions that are good for your health.
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Feng shui has always had both a mystical and a practical aspect. Even the mystical aspect has always had a practical purpose: to make life better for the living.
Over the centuries some of the applications of feng shui have changed. They have been extended from the original purpose of situating the tombs of powerful [...]
Traditional feng shui is based on nature, on the natural forces of land and weather. It is based on common sense and observation of the natural world. In that sense, it is very compatible with naturopathy, a holistic healing system that works with the body’s natural healing abilities.
Naturopathic practitioners include naturopaths, who are trained [...]
The bathroom is an odd but important room in feng shui. Traditional feng shu was invented long before indoor plumbing, so the bathroom is a latecomer to the feng shui philosophy.
Most feng shui experts tell us not to decorate the bathroom in traditional feng shui fashion. Just keep the door closed.
The idea is [...]
One of the tenets of feng shui might be summed up as “Do things right.” Do what you can do well. Do not overreach and get sloppy or skimp on necessities.
So when it comes time to give a party or stage an event, make sure you think things through for the safety, comfort and [...]
Living near an ocean can be great feng shui, depending on how you site your home. Living too close to an angry sea can make you vulnerable to sha chi, or bad energy. But living in a sheltered cove or on a hill over looking the ocean can be perfect.
Ocean waves produce an abundance [...]
As I always say, feng shui is very practical. Though a large part of feng shui is metaphysical, an equally large part is common sense (which is not so common anymore).
Many of the practices of feng shui revolve around making life more comfortable and less stressful. That includes where you live as well as [...]
Modern, simplified feng shui is often associated with the decluttering movement. But in typical commonsense feng shui fashion, it also means keeping the home and surroundings, the office, and the family business in good working order and good repair.
Good maintenance and cleanliness are practical. They are good for business and good for health and [...]
Feng shui makes great use of water features such as fountains and pools. Water features are beautiful, and if properly placed and maintained, they attract very good chi.
The only catch is: They must be well maintained and kept very clean. Stagnant or dirty water is an equally powerful attractor of negative chi, or sha chi.
Traditionally not much information is available on feng shui for the bathroom. In fact, traditional feng shui experts say do not treat the bathroom as a room at all. That is partly because centuries ago, when feng shui was formulated, people did not have indoor bathrooms as we do.
There is, of course, a good [...]