Feng shui has been practiced in China for thousands of years. The literal translation of feng shui is “wind water,” two flowing elements. According to the practice, the arrangement of your home affects the flow of energy, or chi. This flow can be altered by the choice of furniture placement, color palettes and decor.
There are two main types of feng shui: one based on the surrounding landscape (hills, rivers, mountain ranges) and the other based on cardinal directions (that’s north, south, east and west). We won’t go into detail about these two, rather give you quick tips to start the feng shui process and increase positive energy flow throughout your home. By increasing the energy flow, feng shui is thought to be able to increase wealth, knowledge and balance in one’s life. To begin your feng shui journey, check out the infographic below.
Rearranging and redecorating your entire home is no small task. If you are not ready to make that commitment here are four tips to get you started.
Creating perfect feng shui in your home can take time and resources, but by making a few tweaks to decor and upkeep you might be able to increase energy flow. By making deliberate changes, aligned with your overall goals, you can improve the functionality of your home.