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FAQ: Frequently asked questions

What is feng shui? 
Feng shui is the practice of working with energy called  "chi" and chi flow in buildings to create balance and peace.

How does feng shui work?
Every building has positive and negative energies which form when a building is constructed.  Positive and negative energy patterns are determined by the year of construction and the compass degree the building faces.  The five elements water, wood, fire, earth, and metal and their corresponding colors are used to reduce negative energies and enhance positive energies.

Do I need a compass to practice feng shui? 
Yes. The compass is used to measure the facing degree of the building to divide the space into the eight compass sections apply the flying star natal chart and annual energies.

Feng shui pronunciation.
The American english pronunciation is fung schway.

Feng shui meaning.
The term feng shui literally translates as "wind-water" in English.

Feng shui elements. 
There are five elements in feng shui: water, wood, fire, earth, and metal.

Feng shui colors. 
Colors and be used to represent the five elements of feng shui: water (blue and black), wood (green), fire (red), earth (earthtones and yellow), and metal (white, gray, silver, gold, and metallic).

What is the best way to place your bed?
Your bed should be pointed towards one of your four positive sleeping directions with the headboard against a solid wall, not in front of or under a window.

Can I feng shui just one room? 
The entire home or building has an affect on the occupants.  Analyzing the feng shui in just one room is like going to the doctor for a checkup and only looking at one part of your body and ignoring the rest.

Is there more than one kind of feng shui?
There are several kinds of feng shui.

Feng shui directions.
Feng shui directions are the eight compass directions: N, NE, E, SE, S, SW. W.

Feng shui sleeping directions.
Your best feng shui sleeping directions are determined by your kua number from your year of birth and gender.

Feng shui bedroom. 
Adult bedrooms are for rest, relaxation, and romance. The energy should be "yin" or quiet.


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