Feng shui originated in China and for last few decades, people from various western countries have also happily accepted this concept. Therefore, you will find architects are keen to design the living rooms and bedrooms keeping in view the feng shui concepts.
However, it is fact that you cannot get any magical effect by following feng shui concept. Feng shui concept is actually meant for balancing various positive energies of the universe, so that the inhabitants of the house remain healthy, happy and prosperous.
Following are few common Feng shui tips that will help you to balance the harmony of your house.
1. Keep an aquarium with fishes
It is believed that if you keep fish aquarium in your house, it will enhance your fortune. However, it is important to position the aquarium in the right place in order to get its positive effect. If it is placed on the wrong side or direction then it can cause harm to the inhabitants of the house. Therefore, while placing the aquarium you must consult some feng shui expert.
2. You must add all the 5 elements of feng shui
You must keep various items in the house as a piece of decoration, which contains 5 elements of feng shui. This will help you to balance energy in your house. The 5 elements are Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. They are represented with various colors e.g. Green and brown represents wood, Red, Pink, Orange, Strong Yellow, Purple represents Fire, Light Yellow, Light Brown , Sandy/Earthy represents Earth, White, Gray represents Metal and water is represented by Blue, Black color.
3. Keep your front entrance free from any blockage
You must make sure that your main entry has free space and there is no tree or plants so that the path is not blocked. You should not also keep any shoe or any other smelly object near the entrance of your house.
4. Keep your surrounding clutter free
Whether you follow feng shui or not you must keep your house completely free from clutter. You must get rid of all the items, which are no longer in use. This will bring harmony to your house. People staying in clutter free house will also feel relaxed.
5. You must get good amount of light and air in your house
In order to get proper light and air you must keep your window open. You must also keep some plants, so that it can purify the air. Every day you must open the window of your bedroom at least once for some time so that fresh air will enter. You must ensure proper light in your house. The dark portion must be painted yellow to make it light.
6. Select the right kind of furniture
You must consult some feng shui expert while placing furniture in your living room. Certain materials emit negative energy while some material gives positive energy.
7. Keep your bathroom clean
If you want to avoid sickness then you must maintain proper cleanliness in your bathroom. You must also keep the door of the bathroom always closed, so that negative energy will not enter in your living place.