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Adding Vibrant Live Energy to Your Home

Michele Lewis, CFSP
July-August 2017 • Vol 3, No 93

Summer is in full bloom and what better way to be surrounded by good qi than bringing your garden into your home with fresh flowers, which bring color, beauty and fragrance into your home. Both flowers and live plants are carriers of rejuvenating yang energy.

Any room is enhanced with fresh flowers, although there are differing feng shui opinions as to their appropriateness in the bedroom. This is because the bedroom—as a place of rest—should be slightly yin to induce and enhance sleep. Personally, I can’t think of a nicer way to doze off and travel to the realms of sleep than being bathed in the fragrance of fresh roses!

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The Feng Shui of the Energy of Spring

It’s Time to Clean Things Up & Get Things Moving!

Michele Lewis, CFSP
March-April 2017 • Vol 3, No 91

Spring is coming… No, it’s still snowing! Spring is coming… Wait, wait, spring is here! It’s in our nature to know that this is a great time to get up, get moving, and clean things up. Cleaning and decluttering our environments have been favorite subjects of many Feng Shui practitioners and writers. Since we already know that this is the clearing season (ever heard the phrase spring cleaning?), I won’t give you the traditional de-cluttering advice!

But why is spring the time to clean and clear? From winter solstice onward, the days progress towards Spring Equinox—this year it’s on March 20. Yin energy decreases and yang energy begins to increase; the days begin to get longer and warmer once again and there is movement stirring at every level in the earth.

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