“Feng Shui is a Chinese metaphysical and quasi-philosophical system that seeks to harmonize individuals with their surrounding environment.”
We gathered a few Feng Shui principles and broke them down to simple rules that can help get you started with incorporating Feng Shui into your small space.
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Create Free Flowing Energy
The entryway should be free of clutter so energy can flow freely throughout the space. The best thing to do is to keep the space clean and clutter free to invite positive energy and clarity throughout the home.
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Mirrors help bring in good Feng Shui because they help increase natural lighting and they can also make the space look and feel bigger. Place the mirror in front of something that you would like to reflect, like a window with views of a garden or a beautiful piece of art.
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The command position is a place where you can see who is entering the space. It can be a sofa, an accent chair, a bench, or even a bed, setting up the command space helps you feel in control of the space and the situation.
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No Clutter and Minimize Knicknacks
Eliminate the clutter so positive and peaceful energy can flow easily and freely throughout your space. If you want to encourage a more clear and open mind, minimize the visual noise by reducing the number of knicknacks and accessories on display.
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Multipupose Rooms Should Have Clear Divisions
Especially, in a small home or small apartment, each room tends to be a multipurpose room. Your bedroom can also be your office or your kitchen is also your dining area. Each section needs to have a clear division. It can be made with a rug, a curtain, bookshelves, plants, a decorative screen etc. The idea is to create balance between all aspects of your life.