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Art and Its Influence on the Canvas of your Home

Art and Its Influence on the Canvas of your Home

Every home that I have ever visited as a Feng Shui Consultant has had some form of art within its walls. I refer to art across a broad context. Whatever the reason it is now on display within this personal home space.

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SHA Chi from 250 years old Oak tree

SHA Chi from 250 years old Oak tree

According to Feng Shui, the Chi circulating in the earth spirally. In these places, people are happy and live in harmony.
SHA Chi is harmful energy. SHA Chi derives from negative surroundings both above and below ground and, depending upon its origin, can cause various harmful effects.

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Tian Ti Ren

Tian Ti Ren

Richard Ashworth’s studied feng shui in Wuhan and it taught him many things. His studies took place in the Wood Rooster year of 2005, by the way. That was his first visit to the Zhongguo, the Middle Kingdom, that is the centre of the world.

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Feng Shui and the Built Environment

Feng Shui and the Built Environment

When we speak about Feng Shui and the built environment, there often appear two divergent views. Both are misleading and we will not dwell on them. Instead, we will ask ourselves: what can Feng Shui do for the modern built environment?

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Boris Johnson’s Four Pillars chart

Boris Johnson’s Four Pillars chart

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson recently announced his engagement to partner Carrie Symonds and the happy news that they are expecting a child. Johnson is clearly enjoying a very favourable period of his life and looking at his Four Pillars chart, this seems to be the case.

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2020 in the light of the 9 Star Ki

2020 in the light of the 9 Star Ki

“Never go against the flow” is a natural movement in almost every phenomenon of nature. To inspire the smooth flow of our movement in 2020 I offer this article and I invite you once more to know or recognize this powerful tool of self-awareness that is the 9 Star Ki and to wake up to the pace that the new year brings to each of us according to the hidden symmetry of our birth date.

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Why Feng Shui works

Why Feng Shui works

Over the last three years, following fifteen years plus of study into the origins and practices of Feng Shui, I concluded that scientific proof must exist that chi, natural energy patterns existed. So I went in search of confirmation.

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What everyone should know about Feng Shui

What everyone should know about Feng Shui

Twenty-odd years ago, as I was starting to read up on Feng Shui, which ten years later would become my occupation, and after many vocational courses, one of the most pressing issues I felt was a lack of understanding of some subjects that seemed contradictory. Indeed they did not contradict, rather complemented each other and today I can claim they have varying degrees of importance and vary according to the circumstances.

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An Introduction to the Animals of the Chinese Zodiac

An Introduction to the Animals of the Chinese Zodiac

Chinese Astrology has become very popular and it can be fun to look at yourself and your friends as dashing Dragons or sensual Snakes, but these popular animals represent many more aspects of Chinese philosophy than most people realise.

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Feng Shui Sitting Positions

Feng Shui Sitting Positions

There are various place to sit within a room that put us in more powerful positions. Where we sit can influence our relationship with the room and how we feel there. Our position within the room and our relationship to the windows and doors are important in determining how we feel. In addition where we sit relative to each other influences how we interact.

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Feng Shui for 2020

Feng Shui for 2020

It is only December, but time to start thinking about how to adjust the Feng Shui of your house for 2020. This article is divided into two sections. The first contains practical, easy to apply advice for everyone. The second part is for the practitioners, Feng Shui students or enthusiasts.

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House as a Body

House as a Body

The Far Eastern way of thinking is in many ways opposite from the western way of thinking. In the west, we consider the ‘part’ first. The philosophy of the Far East instead, considers the macro aspects. When you consider the whole first, you develop an understanding that everything is connected.

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What is geomancy?

What is geomancy?

Knowledge of the mysterious underground energies and the ability to dowse their precise location is as integral to the Chinese Feng Shui tradition as it is to other geomantic traditions of the world.

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The Famous Acropolis

The Famous Acropolis

Before we go back into time, 2500 years ago, let us point out that Western civilization is based on the ancient Greek culture. Let me guide you on a journey into the past and discover the achievements of a most fascinating era.

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BaZi – Chinese Astrology

BaZi – Chinese Astrology

My spiritual elder brother often says “to be or not to be”. But who am I? Is there a predetermined destiny set in the stars of the BaZi? Or is a free choice involved?

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Paintings with energy

Paintings with energy

When looking at a piece of artwork, have you ever stopped to think about what mood the artist was in when they painted it?

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What is Yin Feng Shui?

What is Yin Feng Shui?

Traditional Feng Shui that has been practiced for more than one thousand years in China can be classified broadly in two main types: Yin Feng Shui or Yin Zhai and Yang Feng Shui or Yang Zhai.

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FSS Ideal Home

FSS Ideal Home

At the last Feng Shui Society consultants meeting we explored the ingredients for the ideal feng shui home and garden.

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First Steps in Feng Shui

First Steps in Feng Shui

Within Feng Shui the front door is an important consideration as it is known as the Mouth or Gate of Chii where the main flow of energy is encouraged to enter bringing with it new possibilities and new opportunities.

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

The story of Zhuang Tze and the butterfly. The universe is always talking to us if we will only pay attention; every whisper, every headline, every half-heard snatch of song. To pay attention is to be in something like a dream in broad daylight.

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Feng Shui Essentials

Feng Shui Essentials

Feng Shui can be defined as a study of how humans interact with their environment. In this article Simon Brown talks about the nature of chi which describe how humans connect to their environment and how each influences the other.

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The Dam breaks: the Earth Dragon Month, 2019

The Dam breaks: the Earth Dragon Month, 2019

The Dragon is said to live in the earth as a fish lives in water. In point of fact the term Dragon is used a thousand ways in Chinese tradition. What all of these applications have in common is sheer power; by most accounts the Dragon is the most forceful of the Zodiac beasts.

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Jennifer Lopez’s Engagement in 2019

Jennifer Lopez’s Engagement in 2019

Hollywood superstar Jennifer Lopez just announced her engagement to former baseball player Alex Rodriguez. Looking at their Four Pillars or Bazi charts, all can be explained.

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Keeping the home fires burning: the Fire Rabbit Month, 2019

Keeping the home fires burning: the Fire Rabbit Month, 2019

March is symbolised by the rabbit in so many cultures. The Rabbit is the host and the networker. Then, if you want to get hooked up with power, best accept the Rabbit’s party invitations, pay close attention to who is talking with whom and choose your moment.

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There’s a Flying Star at the Door

There’s a Flying Star at the Door

In flying stars feng shui, we talk about the water stars that enter through doors and windows. Water stars? What are water stars? Here are the nine possible water stars that could be visiting you.

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Bohemian Rhapsody: watch movies and learn Four Pillars of Destiny

Bohemian Rhapsody: watch movies and learn Four Pillars of Destiny

I very much like this years hit movie “Bohemian Rhapsody”. Of course, I am a big fan of Freddie Mercury and Queen music. Not only I enjoyed the movie but it also inspired me to look into more details of the life of Freddie Mercury and I carefully examined his known 3 pillars.

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The Epigenetic Consciousness Matrix of Buildings

The Epigenetic Consciousness Matrix of Buildings

The Epigenetic Consciousness Matrix of Buildings: In the fascinating world of our relationship to home and the consciousness matrix of buildings, the harmonic code of spaces relate to modes in music, our inherent human DNA and to our emotions. We often choose our home by how it feels, mostly at a subconscious level – it may even have chosen us.

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Girls Talk

Girls Talk

In the current Western world chronic sleep deprivation has become a major issue. However, proponents of the ancient Chinese practise of Feng Shui believe that there are simple steps we can all take to improve our chances of having a great night’s sleep.

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Sleep, your Bedroom and Feng Shui

Sleep, your Bedroom and Feng Shui

In the current Western world chronic sleep deprivation has become a major issue. However, proponents of the ancient Chinese practise of Feng Shui believe that there are simple steps we can all take to improve our chances of having a great night’s sleep.

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How to Enjoy Wintertime in 2019

How to Enjoy Wintertime in 2019

Winter is upon us in the northern hemisphere. In Chinese feng shui and astrology the winter season is assigned to the north direction and the water element.

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