Posts Tagged ‘yin and yang’
When asked, most people will connect feng shui to the words "balance and harmony." But few realize that those concepts come from the philosophical or religious tradition of Taoism. Taoism seeks to establish harmony with the natural world. It's common translation is "the Way" or "the Path," but literally, the Tao means "nature," as ...Read more.
Yin and yang is an eastern idea that has to do with complementary opposites. It's all about balance. Yin and yang are present in everything in the universe and their dynamic balance creates harmony and well-being. A feng-shui home will have yin and yang in balance. The front of the home should be more yang ...Read more.
Enjoying a refreshing drink on my deck with my laptop and dog on-hand, I relish this day. All around me I see people celebrating "The First Day of Summer." I prefer to go back to the roots of the day, going back to ancient times, when people had a deep connection to the earth, sun, ...Read more.
In just about every workshop and lecture that I do, I ask the participants if they use their front door. Typically half of the audience raises their hands – just half! Does that amaze you? Not me! The reason for this is due to the architecture of our homes. So many of our suburban homes ...Read more.
With the "Holidays" upon us and so much to do, my family and I are planning to celebrate, for the first time, the Winter Solstice. Not that we won't deck the hollies and exchange gifts, but we are looking for a way to connect to the season on a deeper level. I am currently ...Read more.
The basic concepts of Feng Shui are found in Chinese philosophy: yin & yang, the concept of chi, and the 5 natural element theory. By understanding these primary concepts you will have a basic knowledge of how Feng Shui works. Here is a brief explanation of these concepts: Yin & Yang You have probably read ...Read more.