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

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5. Position Yourself in Command of your Life

In feng shui we have a concept called the “Command Position”. Ideally your bed, desk, stove and other important areas should be positioned so that you can see the door and you have your back against the far wall. You don’t want to be directly in front of the door, but rather diagonally across the room from the door is typically the most ideal position. This places you in command of the room, your home and your life, so that you can see what life brings to you and you move forward with your eyes open. It’s understandable that this furniture placement is not always possible, so you can make an adjustment to the unfavorable position by placing a mirror in such a way that you can see the door to the room. Now you’re back in command!

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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