Feng Shui encompasses much more than just physical surroundings – the landscape, mountains, water, buildings, roads and the interiors of our homes. Feng Shui is also to do with abstract and unseen forces that are governed by the principles of Yin and Yang and the Cycles of Birth and Destruction of the Five Elements.
Feng Shui is a system that allows you to determine how the environment is impacting on you, your health, wealth and happiness.
2010 is the International Year of Biodiversityand this provides you with an opportunity to see how you are impacting the environment. There are many different ways you can participate throughout the coming year in order to support this important and critical time in our evolution.
Home is where the heart is and what could be better for the heart than to live a life filled with passion, purpose and abundance. Feng Shui can support this process.
Why should cultured, modern society take an interest in an arcane system that has at its heart the challenge of proper placement? This includes the placement of your plot of land within the township or city environment, the placement of your home on that land, the placement of
Feng Shui is one of the tools we can use to live in harmony with our environment. Another useful tool is to just simply respect and ‘take good care of’ our physical environment.
Shortly, Conservation week (held 28 March – 5 April) will be upon us. This is a great opportunity to get involved in a variety of environment-themed activities and celebrate the achievements of conservation organisations as well as your own personal contribution and achievements
Spring has sprung and with it comes a renewed interest in the condition and appearance of our garden. It is the perfect day to concentrate on our garden - an area which is integral to creating ‘sense of place’.
Over the years I have found a great deal of interest in how Feng Shui can be applied to the garden, symbolically as well as with various plants. Hence, I thought some of you would be interested in how to work with the garden using Feng Shui.
Life begins at the point of conception. This is true for the life of a human being, the life of a business, the life of a marriage, a partnership, a friendship, a city and even a home.
The concept that our environment can support us in our specific endeavours in life arose more than 6000 years ago in China. It came in the form of what we now call Feng Shui, a science developed over many years of investigation and observation of nature. It is what underpins
Feng Shui and Protection!
When using Feng Shui we work with both the tangible and intangible forces. This same principle applies when we seek protection; we seek it from the things we see, feel and taste and…from the ones we may only ‘sense’.
Symbology is very special to my heart. In fact, one of the more precious gifts I received is from my husband. It is a piece of artwork depicting in white jade, the Chinese dragon and phoenix. This hangs proudly in my office and for me, represents what I try to achieve daily for myself and others – the balancing of yin and yang.
The Orient has always had a particular penchant for looking at objects and interpreting their hidden meaning. This is revealed by the prolific use of symbols and that these symbols are like a secondary language, rich in nuances that penetrate all communication.
Horses, Horses, Horses – come Tuesday, the race that stops a nation will have taken control and for some, too many flutes (the champagne variety) will fill them with regret rather than divert bad chi.
Horses are one of my favourite animals. They are big, bold and powerful yet graceful and gracious creatures. For the Oriental person horses have always symbolised power, steadfastness, perseverance and of course – prosperity.
In our modern world, concern for the natural environment has been escalating on a global scale. Most people are now aware of the problems associated with the different type of wastes disposal, the greenhouse effect, depletion of the ozone layer, the dilemmas created for our wildlife due to the felling of our old forests and the dumping ground our oceans have become. It is becoming more widely accepted that should this assault on our environment continue then it will at the very least, compromise life as we know it and also undermine our attempts to improve conditions for the millions of other