Gallery: 5 Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year with Feng Shui

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1. Brighten Your Entry

The first thing that people see when they visit your home is the entry. What is it that they see?  Is the entry well lit? Is it welcoming?  Can they find the front door easily? The entry and front door or your home represents your face to the world, how the world sees you and how easily opportunities can come to you. Start out the year of the snake with your best face on. Make sure you have a bright and energy-saving light bulb illuminating the way, check to make sure that your door bell works, add some plants and clean up and de-clutter your entry.  Remember, not only is this the first thing that the world sees, it’s also the first thing that you see when you get home.

This year, Chinese New Year falls on Thursday, February 19th in 2015. We say goodbye to the horse and welcome the year of the wood sheep. There are magnificent parades, dancing in the streets, dragon costumes all around, and the entire continent of Asia is in celebration. But what is Chinese New Year all about?  This momentous occasion marks the beginning of spring in the Lunar calendar, a time for new beginnings and renewal. To ring in this new year, why not make some feng shui adjustments to bring some balance to your home? Feng shui is an Asian art of placement — or as I like to say, the original “green design”. Through observing and shifting the built environment, feng shui teaches us how to live in harmony with nature. Keep reading to learn more.

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1 Comment

  1. Tee Zackem January 26, 2015 at 8:58 pm

    Just one question: Goat, Sheep or Ram?

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