Feng Shui (pronounced as "fung shway") is an old Chinese method of organizing material things to draw beneficial energies. It is founded on the notion that something about a person's external environment influences their spiritual core. Feng Shui studies recommend that the location of things in a room, house, or other areas will impact the stream of chi (spirit or vital energy) into space. If there is a strong chi circulating, the person in the room will get a burst of happiness and success. Pretty spectacular when you think about it, right?
The Bagua map has been one of the main principles for a feng shui practitioner. It's a nine-part diagram that displays the various areas of space (residence, desk, workplace, whatever you have) and how they relate to diverse situations. Assume it as a generalized model
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When you've got a full picture of the incoming possibilities, it's time to get to the edge of the table. Possibilities are there was a bit of disorder that Cerrano describes as "anything incomplete, unresolved, acceptable, or unorganized." Remove the clutter and arrange items in a manner that fits the work style and personal interests. Cerrano recommends setting by date or type, using painted binders if it applies to you.
However, Feng Shui is not a magical solution; instead, it offers a tactile indication of society's elements that you admire or work to change. Chin states that feng shui is "a matter of opinion, a viewpoint or maintaining proper balance." Begin by adopting the above instructions as an opportunity to incorporate positivity and equilibrium in your office and your world!