The concept of feng shui comes from an ancient poem which talks about human life being connected to, and flowing with, the environment around it.
Feng is Chinese for wind, shui for water. Wind and water – vital for life – flow and swirl and eddy around our homes, our gardens, our lives, our countries and the world, and the term – pronounced “fung shway” – refers to optimising “chi” or energy.
A good flow of energy is believed in Chinese philosophy to lead to physical and mental health, success and good relationships. It should never be blocked.
Feng Shui can be applied in all areas of life. We want the chi to flow into our homes and energise us, and we certainly don’t want to block it, because this represents blocking areas of our lives.
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The five main elements of feng…