The Chinese have long believed the design and decor of a home can bring its occupants financial prosperity, health and good luck. Feng shui has been building in popularity in the West since the 1990s and its consultants here said business was booming, especially in the eastern suburbs, the destination of choice for many Asian buyers moving to Australia. The practice strives to use the physical environment to create balance and harmony in a home, inviting in positive energy and bringing with it success, romance, health and money. Philip Webb Real Estate principal Philip Webb said about one in five clients he dealt with was seeking properties with good feng shui. "You can have a beautiful house at the right price and in a fantastic area, but if the feng shui isn't right they certainly won't buy it," Mr Webb said.
Feng Shui can positively affect our health by helping us to select and arrange a harmonious living space that will enhance and support our mind and body.
Do you feel a little run down, or not quite right? Dont just blame it on the latest virus that’s going around. It could actually have something to do with your home. Feng shui is the ancient Chinese science that studies the influences of our environment on our health, relationships and prosperity. Literally translated, it means wind and water. Janene Laird is a feng shui consultant from Shen Chi-Feng Shui. "Feng shui can positively affect our health by helping us to select and arrange a harmonious living space that will enhance and support our mind and body.
"In feng shui, we believe that different kinds of natural life force energies, or qi, exist in our environment and that they affect our physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual wellbeing. Some of them bring us good fortune while others may cause ill health and misfortune. We call these invisible energies ‘flying stars’.