Feng shui is a Chinese term means “wind” and “water” and has its origin in China 3000 years ago.
For some years now, the concept of feng shui is getting more familiar. Feng shui is the art that studies the influence of space on our well-being, and how the places where we live and work are reflected in the way we feel, trying to balance the energies that come from inside and outside the house and that surrounds it. This harmony goes through the search for balance between the yin and the yang. It is important that the places where we spend much of our lives, usually our house and work, can provide peace and harmony and the function of feng shui is to improve the circulation of energy in these environments.
The feng shui uses the same principles that rule nature to organize our life and to promote healthy living, attracting abundance, prosperity and family harmony. According to this art, our environment tells a story and through the application of the principles of feng shui in this environment, we can change our history in a positive way.
The raw materials most appreciated for this course are solid wood, straw, paper, cotton or linen, totally natural and close to nature materials.
Living beings at home are welcome: natural plants, for example, can be used in all spaces of the house, having a dog is also advisable, since the energy of this animal is similar to ours, contrary to that issued by the cat.
The most important areas of the house are focused on an entrance-kitchen-bedroom triangle, about the layout of furniture on these places, the bed and the stove must never be back to the door, but in front of it, so you can see who gets in. if you choose to have mirrors in the hall, you should not place them in front of the entrance door, once they redirect the energy, making it go back. To encourage energy renewal, you must leave the house open about 20 minutes a day.
The positive energy is also drawn through the daily cleaning and tidying of the objects that you have around the house. Choose or dispose of objects that are in excess is also advised, too much confusion diminishes the well-being and clarity of mind.
When a feng shui consultation takes places, the feng shui specialist will use a compass in the first place. According to the orientation of the house, he will work both the choice of divisions of the various spaces of the house, as the orientation of objects from each one of them. The ideal orientation of a house, according to the principles of feng shui, would be with the entrance to the North and work spaces to the South. The bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen should be facing East get the first morning light and the dining rooms, balconies and if there is a pool or garden, they should be turned to the West, getting light at the end of the afternoon.
The entrance hall and the most important divisions of the houses, kitchen and bedroom, should always receive a lot of sunlight in the morning otherwise may become gloomy and sad.