A Beginner’s Guide to Feng Shui
Feng Shui is over 3,000 years old and was created in China. The main purpose and goal is to balance energies in any room to help aid good health and fortune for the people inhabiting the space. Feng Shui can be very complicated but you can get started with some basics, here’s what you need to know.
1.) Don’t be a hoarder, clean up and get rid of everything you don’t love or need in your home. This is a tough job but you have to do it. For example, clear everything from under your bed then vacuum the floor to get rid of any dust bunnies. This allows air and energy to circulate freely and will give you better piece of mind, which will also help you sleep peacefully.
2.) Let good quality light and air in your home. Open the windows and let the fresh breeze blow through the space. Don’t keep your curtains and blinds closed. Open them up to let the natural light shine through. You can also add air purifying plants to help keep the air clean and fresh.
3.) Water is an important element in Feng Shui. Choose to decorate with some blues or a small fountain. The sound of water creates a soothing white noise and soft blues can calm your mood.
4.) The feng shui “trinity” is your bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen. These key players are very connected to your health so be very mindful and start with these three rooms
5.) Decorate your home with mirrors. Mirrors represent water, but be careful where you place them. Energy flows into your home through the front door, so don’t place a mirror at the entrance or you will bounce the flow right back out. Also don’t place a mirror behind your bed, this can cause poor sleep. The best place for mirrors are in small or dark areas of the home. They help aid in opening up space and bringing in light.