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How to Add a Touch of Feng Shui to Your Home

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Harmony is everyone’s goal. It’s what we all strive to achieve and it sometimes seems impossible to get to. Fortunately, that is not the truth and you can easily make your home an oasis. Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese approach that brings peace, harmony, success, and happiness. With these simple tips, you’ll create a space ideal for you and your family to make new memories in, while making it all seem stylish and classy.

 

Get rid of the clutter

The first thing you just need to do if you want to practice Feng Shui in your home is to declutter it. There is no harmony in the mess. If your books, papers, your kid’s toys, or your husbands’ tools are lying around all over the house, this is the problem that you’ll have to address first. All of these things, when not in the right order, seem to disrupt the natural flow of energy which makes your home feel imbalanced.

According to Feng Shui, things carry certain energy with them and they can impact our mood significantly. If you want to bring the best out of your home and the energy that flows through it, keep this I mind. Clutter in your home is one of the reasons that may cause you to feel like your home is weighing you down. Not only do they create a mess, but they are also responsible for the energetic malfunctioning.

Luckily, the solution to this problem couldn’t be simpler. All you need to do is toss the things you no longer use, recycle if possible, and donate if it’s still usable. Whether it’s old books, clothes, or furniture, if you don’t need it anymore, get rid of it!

 

Light it up 

Light is one of the most important features when it comes to Feng Shui. However, not every sort of lighting is equally important; the accent is on natural lighting. Having the rays of sunshine will not just make you happier; it will also bring more positivity and encourage the flow of energy.

If you wonder where to start to get some more natural light inside, the answer is rather simple. Make sure to address your windows first and clean them regularly and thoroughly. Blackout shades are also problematic. While they are very useful in the morning, they are completely the opposite when you try to introduce harmony into your home. Include the mirrors into the home décor more. The importance of mirrors for Feng Shui is incomparable with anything else. 

Pay some attention to your entryway

In Feng Shui, the entryway is regarded as s portal to your home. Unless you focus on this area properly, you’ll hardly achieve anything. The key to a harmonious entryway is to make it feel warm and inviting. This way you’ll do the right thing from the get-go.

The way to do this is to include as much natural lighting as possible. Again, clutter is highly problematic and that’s why you should avoid it and sort it out. Diffusers, along with some candles, are also amazing features because the smell is another aspect of Feng Shui and harmony in general.

Fix the doors

Energy enters your home through the doors and it leaves it that way. For the best possible energy flow, you need to have doors in great condition. No cracks or scratches should be on any of your doors.

Squeaky doors are also very problematic. All of these things create energetic disruptions whenever you step into another room. Instead of creating blockages for energy, you should be creating an easy route for it.

Balance the elements out 

Balance is one of the key terms in the art of Feng Shui. This approach relies heavily on the five elements (earth, wood, fire, metal, and water). If you have too much of one element and too little of some other, your home can’t achieve balance or harmony.

For instance, too much wood in a single room is bound to make it seem less cohesive and coordinated, which is the opposite of your goal. All that could even feel a bit suffocating. For an ideally balanced room, make sure to mix and match all five of the elements.

Get some plants

Life and energy are very important in Feng Shui. That is why it’s not such a surprise that the plants are so great. Plants present life in every possible way. If you want to invite more liveliness, natural elements, and balance into your life, make sure to introduce the plants into your home.

Plants have numerous benefits and they will not just bring harmony to your home, they will also improve your health, skills, and overall well-being. You can include some plants into your bathroom, living room, and bathroom and enjoy all of their benefits.

Conclusion 

Feng Shui is an amazing practice that will only do well in your home. It’s no wonder it has survived all this time when its benefits are so obvious.

 

About The Author

Patrick Adams is a freelance writer and rock-blues fan. When he is not writing about home improvement, he loves to play chess, watch basketball, and play his guitar. More than anything, he loves to spend his time in his garage, repairing appliances and creating stuff from wood.

 


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