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Take a look around you. What do you see? Whether or not you’re aware of it, your environment profoundly affects your health, wealth, family life, relationships, and yes, even your destiny. Feng Shui (pronounced fung shway), which means wind water,
is the ancient Chinese study of harmony and energy flow between you and your physical surroundings. You can enrich every aspect of your life by applying Feng Shui principles to your home (inside and out) and workplace (from window office to cubicle).
Feng Shui For Dummies is for anyone who seeks a better life. This clearly written, concise, and easy-to-understand guide can help anyone to
- Create harmony and happiness in your relationships
- Increase your prosperity
- Eliminate chronic patterns of failure, difficulty, and stress
- Energize your home or workplace
- Enjoy better health
This book shows you how to feel and access the energy of your environment (it’s easier than you may think!). Find out how your environment influences your life right now. Use the solutions in this book to overcome obstacles and enhance the positive. You'll be sure to feel the before-and-after differences.
Feng Shui For Dummies also covers the following topics and more:
- The meaning and history of Feng Shui
- Making the most of the space in your home, both inside and outside
- Tapping into the power of the five elements
- Boosting your career
- Jazzing up your bedroom for increased health, energy, and romance
- Performing blessing ceremonies
- Cleansing and curing with meditation
Within the past 10 years, Feng Shui has gained widespread popularity in the West. Today, more and more people from all walks of life are practicing Feng Shui and experiencing the positive benefits of auspicious placement. This book shows you everything you need to know to help improve the flow of harmony, creativity, and abundance in your life.
This plain-English guide takes the mystery out of feng shui and shows, step-by-step, how to arrange furniture, lighting, colors, and other interior elements to achieve maximum benefit. Includes 200 detailed illustrations.
According to Feng Shui practitioners the design of a room can have a dramatic effect on health, wealth and success. This guide shows how to arrange furniture, lighting, colours and other interior elements for maximum benefit.
Praises for Fen Shui For Dummies
"If you've ever wanted to know anything about Feng Shui, this IS the book to read." —Deborah Rachel Kagan, President, Sacred Interiors
"David Kennedy has certainly come up with a gem with Feng Shui for Dummies. I highly recommend this read." —James Moser, CEO, Feng Shui Warehouse
"David has a unique way of organizing the increadible amounts of Feng Shui information into clear, concise, easy to understand principles..." —Ileen Nelson, Director of the Feng Shui Studies Department, The Metropolitan Institute of Interior Design
Energize your home or workplace and watch your life improve!
The ancient Chinese art of harmonious design —demystified at last
Feng Shui can help bring positive energy into all areas of your life, from family and relationships to money and work. But how do you get a handle on this complex Chinese art? Relax! Packed with ready-to-use Feng Shui tips and remedies, this friendly guide features over 100 illustrations and diagrams so you can arrange your home or office for maximum energy — beginning today!
Discover how to:
- Apply pratical Feng Shui principles
- Improve your home's energy flow
- Use color and everyday objects to promote harmony
- Boost your career by repositioning your desk
- Enhance your health, wealth, and sex life
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About the Author
David Daniel Kennedy (Berkeley, CA) is a professional Feng Shui consultant, teacher, and speaker, as well as a columnist for Feng Shui, a journal devoted to the art, and a contributor to Natural Health magazine. He is the author of the best-selling book, Feng Shui Tips for a BetterLife, and has had considerable experience translating Eastern concepts for mass consumption.
His Holiness Grandmaster Lin Yun is highly regarded as the leading authority on Feng Shui. His Feng Shui theories, also known as the Black Sect Tantric Buddhist Feng Shui School, are the most widely practiced Feng Shui school in the United States. For the past forty years, Grandmaster Lin Yun has lectured extensively on the subject of Feng Shui at many distinguished universities, businesses, and professional organizations throughout the world. Due to his introduction,transmission, and continuous promotion, Feng Shui has drawn tremendous interest; its popularity continues to grow worldwide. Numerous Feng Shui authors, teachers, and consultants are his disciples and/or students. Grandmaster Lin Yun's pioneering contribution to spreading theknowledge of Feng Shui has earned him the reputation as the father of Feng Shui in the West. In 1997, he received an honorary Ph.D. in Human Psychology from Northern California Graduate University. In 1998, he was enthroned as His Holiness of Black Sect Tantric Buddhism in its currentand fourth stage of development.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started: Feng Shui Basics.
Chapter 1: Discovering the Benefits of Feng Shui.
Chapter 2: Key Feng Shui Principles.
Chapter 3: Reading the Vibes and Using the Feng Shui Octagon.
Chapter 4: Exploring Your Feng Shui Cure Toolbox.
Changing the spirit of the place: Using ceremony to create a new feeling.
Chapter 5: Tapping the Power of the Five Elements.
Chapter 6: The Magic of Intention and Reinforcement.
Part II: Outdoor Feng Shui: Energizing Your Home's Exterior.
Chapter 7: Improving the Energy of Your Lot, Landscape, and House Exterior.
Chapter 8: Making the Most of Your Lot and House Shape.
Chapter 9: Open Sesame! Your Entryway and Entrance.
Part III: Indoor Feng Shui: Boosting the Energy of Your Home and Office.
Chapter 10: Making Sense of Your Home's Layout.
Chapter 11: Jazzing Up Your Bedroom for Increased Health, Energy, and Romance.
Chapter 12: Nourishing Health and Wealth in the Kitchen.
Chapter 13: Applying Feng Shui to the Main Areas of Your Home.
Chapter 14: Parts Is Parts: Other Important Areas of the House.
Chapter 15: Powerful Ways to Boost Your Home's Energy.
Chapter 16: Using Feng Shui to Enhance Your Career.
Part IV: Special Feng Shui: Performing Ceremonies and Personal Cures.
Chapter 17: Invisible Factors and Feng Shui Blessing Ceremonies.
Chapter 18: Exploring Personal Feng Shui Adjustment Methods.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Principles for Success with Your Feng Shui.
Chapter 20: Ten (+1) Ways to Increase Wealth and Stimulate Cash Flow: Show Me the Money!
Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Create Harmony in Your Marriage (Or Find That Perfect Partner).
Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Enjoy Better Health with Feng Shui.
Chapter 23: Ten Tips for Selling, Finding, and Buying a House.
Chapter 24: Ten Tips for Apartment, Condo, and Townhouse Living.
Chapter 25: Ten Unique Calligraphies to Bless Your Life.
Feng Shui Resources.
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