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Sunday, August 19, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

Yellow is an Earth color. Golden Cicada grounds, anchors, and warmly welcomes. Use this color frequency in the Tai Chi, the Center gua, to promote health and well-being. It makes folks feel loved. Learn where NOT to use it.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

Casement windows mirror valves in the body, whereas double hung windows mirror guillotines. Windows are the voices of children in a space, doors the voices of adults. Count to see whose voice commands your household.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

Expanses of open space require more energy to 1) cool or heat; 2) establish occupancy; and 3) focus. Working in this loft office facing the window suffers back to stairs, pressure under sloped ceiling, and disembodied sounds. Fix it!

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

Even if you have no idea who Medusa is, this wall mounted image is off-putting. Stationed at the top of the entry stairs at the palace of Madame Pompador, mistress of King Louis, this shock and awe image protected her. Learn more!

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

The back center of the house (from the front door) harbors the Fame gua of Fire and Vision. To counter Water here, add plants (Wood) with thorns, blade shaped leaves, and lots of light. Water feeds Wood, Wood feeds Fire. Et voila!

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

When there is a very tight space that you have to maneuver daily, “between a rock and a hard place” takes on a new level of meaning. This Wealth gua is not activated by the vase of flowers or the curly willow. The cure?

Monday, August 13, 2018

Folding Screens

Folding screens are great anchors behind floating furniture. They shield those seated, creating coziness where there were poison arrows and road rivers aimed at windows. Position with angles pointing away.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

Wow. The riserless stairs over a fish pond, tucked against the windows over the driveway are a point of dichotomy that invites conflict. The spiral crystal hanging art serves in multiple modalities. Fascinating! Delve into details.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

Living on a promontory point exposes three sides of the house to incoming chi. Life is exposed and action-packed. Living in the embrace of a bay brings all the chi in one scooping embrace. Life is protected, serene, and bountiful.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

Avoid spending too much time in places without grounding. The more chi passes beneath a space, the more detrimental. This quiet street is better than a busy road, which is still better than a structure built over flowing water.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

Showcasing family photos in the heart of the house gives everyone a sense of belonging. While baby pictures are precious, it is vital to also include current images so that family members see and know they are loved as they grow.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

Open up a dead end entrance with art that has a distance view and invites you in. The brain will always seek the furthest point of view in its initial scan of any space. Where attention goes, energy flows. Give it somewhere to go!

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

Blank exterior spaces become sanctuaries when Green Dragon and White Tiger come to stay. The living Wood energy anchors in soil and pots to settle roots that stay a while. Stones and statuary add interesting shapes and inspiration.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

When staging a workstation, set up your primary working position to face toward the door with protection at your back. This staging for two needs a mirror and back protection for the chair by the door. This person will leave first. Learn more.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

Flanking the front door with flowers and plants in pots can begin to choke the chi trying to enter. Stand back from your door and consider two men trying to carry in a sofa. How much would you need to move to allow that to happen?

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

Dark hallways that dead end and fork force chi to split and scatter. Those who sleep in these rooms receive devitalized energy and spend their lives hungry. The crystal chandelier anchors but doesn’t guide. The threshold is a warning.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

When the curves of the landscape look like the curves of a woman’s body, the land will be richly fecund. Green Dragon is vibrant and happy here. Trees lining the Dragon’s veins define the path of the Black Tortoise’s Water.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The Run

When your exterior room has a western exposure, afternoons will be hot. The best cure for the killing gaze of the White Tiger is the cool shade of the Green Dragon. The greater the coverage of leaves, the lower the temperature.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Feng Shui Fun On The run

Sharp corners emit hot, pointy chevrons of threatening energy, like a knife blade or a loaded gun aimed at you. Wood energy moves up, like plants reach for the Sun. The shelves, books, trees photo, and green candle lift the threat.