I’m guessing you’ve probably heard of feng shui before. But I’m also guessing there’s a good chance, that while intriguing, it’s always seemed a little too complicated to pay much attention to, right? You’re not alone. So what’s the feng shui hype all about? Based on ancient Eastern philosophies, feng shui is a series of guidelines intended to help create a sense of harmony and balance to promote positive energy within your surroundings. The principles can be pretty complex, but I think all of us can agree that we’d love for our homes to feel more restful and at peace. Luckily, it’s a cinch to start working simple feng shui practices into your life — so today I’m sharing a handful of little ways to feng shui your home! And, I promise, it really is easy.
A few easy basics for bringing a little feng shui to your home office
— make sure your back isn't facing the door so you can accept positive energy. Keep your desk neat and tidy and introduce an energizing color like purple
. While this may seem surprising, the color black
is great for careers and money and can also help promote creativity
. Don't forget flowers or houseplants, and include a few personal mementos to connect you to those you love, which will promote an energized, focused mindset while working.Photo credit: Oh Mishka
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