Feng Shui Basics

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					Feng Shui Basics

Applying feng shui basics in the home need not be that complicated. There
are some ways in which this ancient practice can be used to make the home
flow with positive energy or chi. Here are some of the basic feng shui
practices that you need to know and can easily apply to make your home as
well as your life filled with positive chi.

Light, Air and Feng Shui

In order to fill your home with good chi, you may need to have good
quality air as well as lighting. In feng shui, it is believed that chi
flows through with the help of air as well as natural light. Because of
this, it is essential to make use of these two elements to ensure that
the home flows with good chi. To allow the good energy into your home,
you would need to open your windows often to let natural air into the

You can also use air purifying plants or an air purifier at home to make
sure that the air remains clean and pure. Also try to allow as much
natural light into your home to allow good chi to fill your home.

Unclutter Your Home

Clutter is a known obstacle to the flow of chi. It can have an effect on
health as well as the overall energy levels and quality of life. Too much
clutter can drain your energy as well as impede good energy from flowing
into your home or life. Getting rid of the clutter can also help get rid
of the negative load that affects your life. By clearing clutter, you are
creating a harmonious environment in your home flowing with good energy.

Know Your Feng Shui Birth Element

In order to understand better how you can use feng shui to achieve a
certain balance in your life and home, you might need to know your own
birth element. There is a certain element that corresponds to your birth
year. Knowing what element your are born with can help you decide on what
is the best approach to achieve that certain balance in feng shui. You
can use your feng shui birth element to introduce the different
expressions of the element into your home through the use of colors and
the balance of the other complementary elements in your life and home.

Know Your Kua Number

According to feng shui, each person has his or her own kua number that
corresponds to one's date of birth and gender. The kua number also tells
of each person's energy needs. In the school of feng shui called the
Flying Stars, people may belong in either one of two energy groups- the
East or the West. For the East Group, their kua numbers may either be 1,
3, 4 or 9.

For those on the West group, their kua numbers can either be 2,6,7 or 8.
you can use your kua number to determine directions and orientation of
structures such as your home or where you face when working in order to
ensure good positive energy to flow through. These feng shui basics can
help you start off in making your life and home flow with good chi.