Monthly Archives: March 2014

How does Scent Affect your Surroundings?

lavendarflowersScent has a powerful effect on the way we experience our surroundings. It can affect our health as well as our emotional and mental well-being. Click on this link to read my April Newsletter for a great article on using scent in your home. http://www.mynewsletterbuilder.com/email/newsletter/1412012565

Six Feng Shui Myths Explained

Truth versus Fiction
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More often than I can count, I run into clients, students, and other everyday people who are confused by the contradictory information they hear regarding feng shui. Below are six common feng shui myths and misunderstandings and information that will help set the record straight.
Myth #1: Feng Shui is a religion or spiritual practice
Fact: Feng Shui is an ancient system of environmental psychology developed to help people survive in both the natural world and the built environment. It has NOTHING to do with religion, superstition or good luck and everything to do with creating an optimal living and working space.
Myth #2: If your stairs face your front door, all your money will roll out of your house
Fact: This is a common misunderstanding of an ancient recommendation to protect one’s family. 5,000 years ago (when feng shui was developed) people didn’t have locks on their doors. It was advised that if your family’s sleeping quarters were upstairs, it was best to hide the staircase as far away from the main door as possible to keep everyone safe from intruders while sleeping. Over time the original intent was forgotten, and superstition replaced the practical purpose for not having the stairs face the main door. Continue reading