LIFESTYLE

Pathway to a Peaceful Life – Feng Shui

What is Feng Shui?

In simple words, the aspect of feng shui is to pay attention to the energy that is present in your home. There are different kinds of energies present everywhere. All you have to do is simply be aware of it. The ancient Chinese called this particular energy “Shui”. 

If you are in need of a home with positive vibrations in it, the first thing you need to do is to be conscious of it. You can be aware of it by following three simple steps given below:

1) Look

2) Observe

3) Feel

You will definitely be able to find some vibrations present. The very important aspect of the feng shui is the power of the five elements. The Chinese observed all the natural phenomena very precisely and have defined the following elements.

  • Water
  • Wood
  • Fire
  • Earth
  • Metal

Feng shui consultation is also advisable. There are three types of cycles. The productive, the weakening, and the destroying cycle. The productive cycle goes like this:

Water helps in the nourishment of wood, wood feeds the fire, fire makes the Earth, Earth created metals and the metal holds water.

When the activities take place more than it has to, then the weakening and destroying cycle comes in the scene. Each element has a specific meaning and color. For example, if you’re in search of peace at your home, or you want to have peace then there have to be more earth-colored materials in your home.

There are specific shapes and specific colors for each element. You have to find out which elements you need the most. The ancient Chinese believed that there are nine different life areas.

1) Health and family

2) Skills and knowledge

3) Wealth and Prosperity

4) Fame and Reputation

5) Relationship and Love

6) Children and Creativity

7) Helpful people and Travel

8) Life’s purpose

9) Career

 

Feng shui is choosing colors that make you feel happy. It is the art of placement. It directs you in arranging furniture in a room to create harmony. It promotes a better flow of peace throughout your home.

This concept is an ancient science philosophy that traces itself back to 4000 B.C. This ancient practice has many benefits that you can take advantage of. One of the simple rules of feng shui is to clear the clutter in your home. It is also known to spread positivity in your home.

How can Feng Shui help you improve your life?

  • Get a plant

As feng shui is all about airflow and space getting a plant would definitely help in the enhancement of your living. Plants are really great natural air purifiers and they are united with nature. Nature brings harmony and balance. A few plans that are good to have are:

1) Bamboo

2) Jade plant which also called the money plant

  • Clean your air

You can open your windows more often to get fresh air from the outside. Air from outside brings the flow of energy. You can always get an air purifier.

  • Put Away any Electronics

Feng shui has no interest in advanced technology. It’s best if you remove anything related to technology in the place you’re making use of this. These technological items emit a kind of strong energy that is not really positive. In today’s world, it is not possible to live without electronics you can keep a room separate for those gadgets.

  • Increased Shapes

The next thing you have to do is to add more shapes to the place where you live. Make sure to have more shapes around you. As shapes represent different elements of the feng shui, they bring balance to your place. There has to be a mix of all the elements to experience a wonderful living space.

  • Take off your shoes

To maintain the balance inside the house, make sure to remove your footwear outside when you enter your place. It is also a very common Asian culture. By doing this you would also get rid of all the energies from the outside. From your workplace, traffic, all the negative energy is kept out from your home.

  • Stay in a brighter place that has more light

The next tip is to surround yourself with more light as it is the strongest manifestation of energy. Natural or artificial it has a great impact on bringing in positive vibrations to your living area.

  • Arrangements of your bed

Our bed is the most important piece of furniture in our bedroom. It has to be properly placed in order to have a good flow of Shui. If you think, you might make mistakes regarding this, then feng shui consultations are there to help you.

If all these tips are seriously taken care of and followed properly then the flow of good vibrations and positivity can be assured.