Whatever you already know about feng shui, chances are there might be one or two non-truths in that knowledge jar. We asked feng shui consultant and fashion designer, Thierry Chow to give us the lowdown to help debunk the feng shui facts from fiction.
Feng Shui Means Decorating in a Chinese Style
False. You can decorate your home however you want using feng shui elements.
Feng Shui is a Religion
False. Feng shui is not a religion, simply a way to arrange your environment to have better energy.
Feng Shui Deals With Ghosts
Nope, not really..
There are a Lot of Rules!
Actually.. yes. But it doesn’t mean it’s boring or hard to follow.
You Must Always Do What the Feng Shui Master Tells You
False. It’s important to listen to the feng shui master, but there are things that both you and the master should discuss. There should be room for compromise.
Feng Shui is a “Magic Pill” for Problem Solving
False. Feng shui is one of the ways it can help somebody to have a better life, but it comes with everything else in the world. Eat healthy and exercise along with feng shui for a good package to being happy and healthy.
Houses Must Be Neat and Tidy for Feng Shui to Work
False. It is important to have a house clean and tidy most of the time, but it doesn’t have to be all the time. Feng shui accepts different people, it allows every single person to have a better environment.
You Need a Candle in Every Room
False. You don’t need candles in every room. But there are certain rooms you can put a candle.. the more colorful the better.
Feng Shui is Not the Same as Interior Design
False. Totally depends on the feng shui master wants to provide that or not.
You Have to Have Lots of Mirrors and Windchimes
Not always, you can have those elements. But there are many other ways to also welcome prosperity through feng shui.
Which common feng shui misconception has surprised you? Leave a comment below and let us know.
Stay tuned to hear more from Thierry Chow, in an upcoming interview!