Have you wondered why you feel more comfortable in certain areas of your home than others? Have you ever rearranged your office and had more energy afterwords? Do you know why you choose to sit where you do in a doctor’s office? You may not realize it, but you are experiencing the effects of Feng Shui. Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese practice of arranging the physical environment to ensure energy flow and balance.
You can feel the effects of Feng Shui whether you believe in it or not. Environments with good Feng Shui naturally feel more comfortable. For example, homes with lots of natural light sell faster than homes that are dark inside. A bed positioned against a wall rather than in the middle of a room allows you to sleep better. And you may be unable to relax in a house on a busy street than one located on quieter, winding street.
Feng Shui works with qi (or chi). Qi is the underlying essence of all things. The goal of Feng Shui is to enhance good qi in your space while keeping out detrimental qi. According to Chinese principles, Qi has direct impact on your health, wealth, and relationships.
Feng Shui will help you feel more relaxed and peaceful in any environment. Applying the principles of Feng Shui can ensure an optimum environment which will support your health, wealth, relationships and over all well-being. It’s already working in your life, why not make it work for you?
Science proves what you may already intuit – your environment influences your health. Nerve chemicals produced by your brain in reaction to an environment influence your health – specifically, your immune system.
A study published in Science magazine concluded that patients in hospital rooms with a view of trees and natural landscaping healed quicker than patients with views of a brick wall. Subsequent studies showed that hospital patients suffering depression were discharged sooner when they stayed in bright and sunny rooms rather than in dark rooms.
Professor Irving Biederman at U.S.C. showed that viewing beautiful scenes such as a mountain vista or a sunset allow our brain’s nerve cells to receive endorphins which induce a naturally “good” feeling. It seems that the repeating patterns found in nature such as waves, trees and mountain ranges are not only pleasing to look at, but have a calming influence.
These findings help validate the benefits of using Feng Shui principles to arrange your home or work environment. Feng Shui allows you to bring balance and symmetry into an environment through furniture arrangement, lighting, color selection, and accessories. Echoing natural patterns in a space helps you to relax. Using Feng Shui creates a feeling of peace and comfort which nurtures your health and well-being.
Both exterior and interior pathways carry energy.
WHY are some homes inviting and instantly comforting – while others leave you cold and ill at ease? Why do you work better in some rooms and not in others? Odds are, it’s the energy of the space that you’re feeling. The ancient wisdom of Feng Shui (fung schway) explains how and why energy flow in an environment impacts the way a person feels in that space.
Feng Shui is a time-tested discipline with specific guidelines involving geographical, philosophical, mathematical, aesthetic and astrological concepts in relation to living space and energy flow. Once solely a New Age preoccupation, Feng Shui is now widely practiced in homes and businesses and even Donald Trump uses Feng Shui. Feng Shui provides powerful guidelines for living in balance with your environment.
Through the use of Feng Shui, you can balance energy through the placement of buildings, doors, furniture and accessories in order to create harmony, prosperity and well-being. When your energy and the energy of your environment are aligned, the space not only feels comfortable and looks beautiful – it positively impacts three important aspects of your life – your health, your wealth and your relationships. Creating balance in your home can help you enjoy a more satisfying, fulfilling way of living!
Feng Shui is simply about how you feel living or working in a space. If you feel great and your life is going well, odds are you’ve got good Feng Shui.
I don’t have to believe in Feng Shui, I do it because it makes me money – Donald Trump