Whether you’re looking to get a better night’s sleep, strengthen your relationship with your partner, improve your sense of well-being, or all of the above, bringing the principles of feng shui into your bedroom can help.
If you’re like most people, you spend at least a third of your day in your bedroom — sleeping (or trying to sleep), relaxing, occasionally romancing. So it makes sense that you’d want the space to be as conducive to these pursuits as possible. Enter feng shui, the ancient Chinese practice of arranging a space — whether indoors or out — to optimize the flow of qi (energy) and achieve a sense of harmony and balance.
It’s more than simply “moving the furniture around,” says feng shui consultant Alejandra Brady, creator of the “What Should I Feng Shui Today” oracle card deck. She explains that implementing the principles of feng shui means addressing the three different kinds of energy that surround us: universal energy (the planets, moon, and sun); environmental energy (your home and environment); and personal energy (your own internal life force).
“Embodying a feng shui lifestyle means working on more than just your physical surroundings,” Brady says. “It means working on all aspects of your home, mind, body, [and] soul, and aligning yourself with the universe.”Read More