Home Improver Tip: Feng Shui

One great way to improve your home is by learning the science of Feng Shui. Feng Shui, translating to "wind-water," is a chinese system that harmonizes one with their environment, closely related to Daoism. Feng Shui looks at architecture as an invisible force that bind the universe, earth, and humanity together (known as gi). It is also known to be a physical mirror, mirroring what is happening inside of us.

What the dictionary says about Feng Shui: (in Chinese thought) a system of laws considered to govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to the flow of energy (qi), and whose favorable or unfavorable effects are taken into account when siting and designing buildings.

Do you ever walk into a room or dwelling and it just makes you feel great? Ever think, "Wow, the energy in here is fantastic!" This is most likely Feng SHui at work. Whether or not it was done intentionally, it is undeniable that the arrangement of items in a room actually does affect us.

So a quick tip for improving your home would be to look farther into the glorious art of Feng Shui, whilst it be through a youtube video, downloading an ebook, reading an article, it doesn't matter; the slightest effort makes a large difference.

Here are 5 Feng Shui quick tips:

Keep spaces open, if not, energy is blocked.

Avoid clutter

Don't work or place a desk with your back to the door

Get plants!

Keep your toilet lid down (don't invite the sewer into your house)