When we work with houses of Feng Shui, we actually do look at the floor…
Hi there, it’s Patricia. This week we are talking about how to Feng Shui a room in 30 minutes or less. When I work with clients in my powerhouse program, we really dive into specific things that need to be placed in specific parts of the house. What I want to share with you today are some simple practices that you can use in one room that needs to be tackled or something in your life that feels a bit ajar.
The first thing I’m going to talk about is picking the room. Think about the function of that room. In Feng Shui, each area of your home represents a different part of your life. Compounded with that is the fact that every room in your house has a function.
Think about what is the function of the room that you want to Feng Shui. How is that used? What’s it for? I have separate videos teaching you how to Feng Shui your bedroom and how to Feng Shui your office. Go check those videos out first.
First you want to think about the actual function. For example, your bedroom is somewhere that you wanted to sleep. It’s somewhere for relaxation. So what I want you to do with any of these rooms is to get clear on what you’re going to do in that space and then make sure that what’s in that room aligns with that function.
For example, your living room is where you’re going to come together as a family. You wouldn’t want your office equipment, your laptops, and your books in your living room because that’s going to distract from the function of that room. It’s another story if your office is part of that. Definitely check out my office video to create boundaries.
Let’s look at the living room. What would you have in your living room? It’s going to need comfortable chairs. Maybe the artwork on the walls would have a group of people as opposed to one solitary person sitting on their own. Think about what you have in that room and its function & how it aligns with what it is you want to create in that space. So in the 30 minutes that you have, I want you to do with the room (when you’ve decided on the function of the room), then you have to look at the room with fresh eyes.
This is one of my favorite exercises when it comes to Feng Shui. Because we live in our homes and we pass by things that are there. We don’t give ourselves an opportunity to really focus and look at what is in the room. Does it align with the function of the room? Does it support me in what I want to call it into my life? Is it working? Is it of use to me anymore? Do I need it? Do I use it?
With fresh eyes I want you to imagine you walking into that room for the first time.You’re looking at everything and making sure that it is aligned where you want. If it’s not you want to let it go so it is time to release anything in that room, or that space that is not serving you.
For example, the living room can be a place where DVDs were stacked up or books and magazines get stacked up. When things get stacked up and not looked at, that creates stagnancy in the environment. That’s not what we want in Feng Shui. We want things to flow and to move.
Give yourself a chance to look at everything and clear out magazines. Maybe bring them down to half. Are you going to read them again? Are you going to use them again? The next thing I would say to you is to visit my space clearing video on how to release negative energy. This video talks about negative energy, but actually, any room could have some residual energy.
Then, with a fresh eyes, ask the space “what would feel really good for me to bring into this space?” So I remember doing that in my living room and being like, “I would love more luxurious cushions”. I really want to feel way more cozy in this space, so I got some new cushions and the space felt more uplifted.
So there’s some simple things that you can do to move around each room and Feng Shui them in less than 30 minutes with very little effort & change that energy very quickly. I have an incredible guide for you that is a checklist which will show you room by room what you can do to improve the flow of energy & activate Feng Shui in your home.
This checklist and guide is usually just for my clients so you’re in luck. You can grab that guide at PatriciaLohan.com/checklist. The checklist will move you through every single room to Feng Shui your space and get that flow of all the things that you want coming into your life.
I would love to hear if there is a room in particular that you are going to tackle after this video. Is it your bedroom? Is it your living room? Is it your kitchen? Tell me what you think you’re going to come up with & share with me when you’ve done the fresh eyes exercise what you actually came up with. You could be surprised at what’s laying around your house that’s impacting your energy.