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Decorating Your Hazelton Rental Property: Feng Shui Basics

Hazelton Feng Shui Living RoomHave you ever wanted to arrange your Hazelton rental home to invite more positive energy, but you’re not sure where to start? Why not incorporate feng shui concepts into your home? Studying the basics of feng shui can be simple while helping you attain the vibe you like in your home.

What is Feng Shui?

Feng shui is an approach to arranging your living space that comes from Taoist philosophy. The thought is to use colors, shapes, and design to achieve a balance of five natural elements: earth, metal, water, wood, and fire. Each of these elements is associated with different qualities. Let’s say earth tones are connected to qualities such as self-care and nourishment, while metal is thought to invite feelings of joy. Water typically stands for wisdom and connectedness, while wood connects to growth and healing. Last, fire (and light) are thought to invite inspiration and passion into an area. By employing a variety of materials and placing them in certain areas of your home, the objective is to allow the items in your home to work together to be in balance.

The Basics: Commanding Position

Apart from the elements, the commanding position is another of the basic components of feng shui. Primary items in your home need to be “in command” or to be found in such a way that you feel at ease when you use them. As per common perception, these key items represent you (your bed), your resources (your stove), and your path in life (desk). By placing them in command, you may more easily recognize potential opportunities coming your way.

To settle your bed, stove, or desk in the commanding position, locate the spot in each room where you can use the item easily at the same time also being able to see the door. This should be somewhere that is not directly in line with the door but at a comfortable angle. The purpose of positioning important items like this is to help your subconscious mind relax. Therefore, it will help you be more aware of what may be coming up next in your journey.

Feng Shui Room by Room

Utilizing the principles of feng shui seems to be a little different depending on which room you are paying attention to. Some of the most common areas that feng shui can make a significant difference are the entryway, living room, bedroom, and kitchen.

  • Entryway: On the basis of feng shui, entrances are very important due to the fact that this is where energy enters the space inside your home. Commonly referred to as the “mouth of qi,” keeping the threshold of your home clear and clean can help good energy flow more easily. To maximize the effect, sweep the entrance every so often, and make sure to give your door a thorough scrub routinely.
  • Living Room: To encourage enjoyable gatherings, add comfortable seating in your living room that faces inward. Avoid placing the back of any chair or sofa directly in front of a door. Include healthy green plants to stimulate the area and appeal to the wood element.
  • Bedroom: The first thing you should do in the bedroom is to put your bed in the commanding position. At that moment, give your best to keep the space under your bed clear of clutter or other storage items. Place earth elements for nourishment and support, including earth-tone rugs or blankets.
  • Kitchen: To implement feng shui in the kitchen, keep your kitchen clean to generate more positive energy in your home. This involves inside your fridge and cupboards. If you can place your stove in the command position, do that. After that, pack your kitchen space with healthy foods and the five elements to give the room purpose and healing vibes.

By following the principles of feng shui, you can quickly lift the energy in your home to support the healthy, happy lifestyle you want.


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