Posts Tagged ‘Feng Shui’
Traditional Entry design by San Francisco Architect Tali Hardonag Architect In feng shui, the front door is known as the “mouth of chi” in the ancient art of Feng Shui. It is the portal where the majority of subtle life force energy (chi) enters your home from the neighborhood. Feng shui uses a language ...Read more.
While speaking with a friend of mine today, I was reminded of my passion. I am frequently inspired and grateful that I have the circle of friends that I have. In our discussions I'm often propelled by their questions and our dialogue to focus on what is truly important to me. As we speak ...Read more.
You are walking along a pathway filled with filtered sunlight, vivid colors of the rainbow and wonderful scents. You open onto a gorgeous landscape and are filled with wonder and awe of the natural world. You just experienced one of the best possible pathways in your dream world. In our dreams it is no ...Read more.
Chi is the primordial life force energy of the Tao, the way of the universe, and "is the essence in all creation," says Eva Wong in Feng Shui:The Ancient Wisdom of Harmonious Living for Modern Times. Those knowledgeable about eastern thought and it's disciplines such as the physical arts of tai chi and chi ...Read more.
Most double rooms in hotels have fairly good feng shui. Here is what I mean: Your bed is almost always in command position, making you feel in-charge and able to relax in the room. There is a solid wall to your back and the bed is not usually in line with the door. The ...Read more.
1. Plain and simple: We don't see our own stuff. We become anesthetized to our own homes. We don't "see" the pile of clutter next to our bed or the blocking wall when we walk into our house. We are so used to these issues, we no longer see them. A feng shui consultant ...Read more.
Have your heard that having your stairway aligned with the front door is poor Feng Shui? It is. It also turns out to be poor design, which seems to be the case with many Feng Shui issues. Stairs are known as an "attractive nuisance" by the legal profession and architects and designers need to ...Read more.
Summer, ruled by Fire energy in Feng Shui, has always been my most favorite season, as for most people, I assume (I just searched for the most popular season and I wasn't able to find any poll results!) Not only is school out, but our schedules shift and we are able to enjoy most ...Read more.
So much attention has been given to green design in the last decade. And wonderful that it is, we might be missing the boat a bit. Green design promotes what is called "low environmental impact design." It's ever-evolving guidelines seek to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and the earth's resources, while also reducing waste ...Read more.
In Feng Shui, we say that your home is a mirror of yourself. The outer is an expression of the inner, and vice versa. Remember when you got your first home? You were able to decorate it with anything you liked. How exciting! Well, my oldest child just moved out last week and of course ...Read more.