Articles by Kartar

Published Articles by Kartar Diamond on Feng Shui

True or False: Two Popular Feng Shui Beliefs by Kartar Diamond

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 […]

By |October 1st, 2016|Comments Off

Feng Shui and Personal Security by Kartar Diamond

Did you know that a house built in the 1950’s which faces west is vulnerable to break-in, more so than some other houses? How could this be? According to the metaphysical practice known as feng shui, laws of time and space can be calculated in relation to the direction and timing of any […]

By |September 27th, 2016|Comments Off

Healing Through Your Environment by Kartar Diamond

The practice of Feng Shui is often referred to as a system for living in “harmony with nature.” For me, this explanation conjures up images of fields and forests, when in fact most of us are living and working indoors. Does this mean you have to spend more time outdoors to achieve the […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Comments Off

The Feng Shui Version of “Happy Wife, Happy Life” by Kartar Diamond

In the Eight Mansions School of Feng Shui, there is a formula for determining the best location for a master bedroom, based on the orientation of the house. By “best” location, this instance is referring to a space in the house, a directional zone, where the energies are most conducive to good communication […]

By |September 15th, 2016|Comments Off

Feng Shui Flooring and Lighting by Kartar Diamond

When it comes to carpeting versus wood floors or tile, many feng shui clients want to know if it makes a difference. Does the flooring of your home or business change the energy of a room? The answer is yes.

Carpeting is comfortable, soft on the foot and it buffers noise. This […]

By |September 14th, 2016|Comments Off

Feng Shui and Intelligence by Kartar Diamond

There are countless articles and books about how Feng Shui applications can be used to help a person increase their income or find true love. But an interesting question that deserves an answer is whether or not Feng Shui can predict or influence intelligence.

I was once asked to speak at a Mensa Meeting and […]

By |September 11th, 2016|Comments Off

Feng Shui and the Secrets of the Door by Kartar Diamond

We have sayings such as “window of opportunity” and “the door to your future.” These metaphors stir up all kinds of images and in the mystical realms, the door is a gateway or symbolic portal to higher consciousness.
In a very physical way, the main door to a house acts like a mouth. This opening […]

By |September 9th, 2016|Comments Off

Why Appraiser’s Drawings Don’t Work for Feng Shui Purposes by Kartar Diamond

An appraiser does what they need to do for legal purposes only. They measure the exterior dimensions of the house to confirm square footage and to establish the perimeter of the house in relation to the property boundaries. They are not obligated to draw a floor plan for a house and their […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Comments Off

Form School Feng Shui by Kartar Diamond

The term “Form School” may mean different things to different practitioners and it is used to describe observations made about both interior and exterior environments, and environments which are man-made or natural. We are profoundly affected by our immediate surroundings and Form School is part of many classical traditions. It goes hand in […]

By |September 5th, 2016|Comments Off

When Architecture Contradicts Yin Yang Theory by Kartar Diamond

It’s certainly gratifying when architectural designs complement good Feng Shui principles. But sadly, this is not always manifested and it can contribute to imbalances in the occupants’ lives.

Every house has a sitting side and a facing side. The facing side is considered the front of the property, even if it is not the […]

By |September 3rd, 2016|Comments Off