As a contributor of Feng Shui articles to a number of e-zines, I also get sent and read articles written by others on this topic. I have to admit to being shocked at the kinds of things that are being written and the poor quality of information being published. Frankly, much of it […]
As an occasional contributing author to a couple of well known websites, I am regularly forwarded Feng Shui articles written by others, since I’m on a list to also receive them. Most of the time, unfortunately, the articles have been written by a sincere but misguided novice who continues to perpetuate Feng Shui […]
Sometimes my clients look at me with pleasant surprise and relief when I tell them that they can get their Feng Shui remedies at a local garden center or home décor store. Some have already been assuming that they will need to make a trip to Chinatown or go on line to look for […]
I was emailed an article that was filled with so much misinformation,(virtually every single sentence in it), that I decided to use the article’s erroneous contents as a “teachable spring board” instead of just being disgusted by what passes as Feng Shui tips by unqualified sources.
The misguided author puts forth an argument that bathrooms […]
One of the most annoying feng shui myths is that an address containing the number 4 in it is somehow unlucky. This has everything to do with Chinese culture and language and little to do with feng shui. But because the number 4 is a word in Chinese which sounds like “death,” […]
Shortly after meeting Master Larry Sang in the early 1990’s, he would sometimes laugh and refer to the type of Feng Shui that Americans practice as “chop suey.” This was not a complement and if you read the history of chop suey on-line, the literal translation is “miscellaneous leftovers.” There are many […]
Almost every year I receive a bulk email with a Feng Shui superstition attached to it. Some clients send it to me directly to get my opinion on it and if it is for real. Well, it’s not.
It is also annoying and disheartening for me, as a serious practitioner, to see these mindless number […]
A recent client announced to me that she was utterly disappointed that I was not giving her professional organizing advice. She was under the impression that feng shui is synonymous with de-cluttering. It is true that organizing cabinets and closets can make a huge impact for some people and empower them with better time […]