Feng Shui Your Way to Organized by Marla Stone Orange County Professional Organizer, Feng Shui Specialist, Lifestyle Coach
Feng Shui Your Way to Organized by Marla Stone
The Feng Shui principles work to help space challenges or disturbances. It could be the home’s architecture, and or landscaping that can disturb the flow of the “chi” (good energy, thoughts, and ideas).
A Bagua (above) is the tool to identify specific areas of your space. The bagua tool, if used as a template for getting organized, and can help sort out your stuff in a most beneficial and functional way. Check out the e-book "ORGANIZE YOUR HOME WITH A FENG SHUI TEMPLATE" at http://www.i-deal-lifestyle.com/e-book.html Hold the bagua in your hands standing at the front entrance of your home to identify the 9 areas of your home. Visualize the Bagua Template placed over your floor plan, from the front of your home, where you enter. You will then be able to figure out if your front door is in the KNOWLEDGE and WISDOM, CAREER OR HELPING PEOPLE AND TRAVEL AREA. If you are standing at your front entrance and the door is to the far left you are entering through KNOWLEDGE and WISDOM. If your front door is in the middle of the home, you are entering through CAREER and if your front door is to the right of the home's front then you enter through HELPING PEOPLE AND TRAVEL. So if you can identify the bottom part of the bagua the rest of the floor plan will be easily identified, IF, AND ONLY IF, you have a rectangular or square home. But here's the thing, most of us do not have a perfectly rectangular or square home, and even if we do a second floor may have some part missing unless it duplicates the first floor exactly. So what do you do if some part of your home is missing a Bagua area or over extends outside of the Bagua area? Check out the e-book http://www.i-deal-lifestyle.com/e-book.html to find out how to solve the Feng Shui Faux Pas challenges of your space.
Placement of items such as furniture, trees, vases, equipment, family photos, books, chairs, desks, tables, lighting, artwork, electrical equipment, telephones, wires have to be thought out in order to protect the “chi” from affecting the inhabitants. Open doors rooms must be protected if they are facing stairwells so the “chi” does not leave the space. Windows or mirrors facing each other in rooms, or no windows at all keep energy keyed up. Landscaping faux pas, for instance a tree in front of your front door blocks any good energy from coming into the home. Furniture placed in a blocking way instead of open to the entrance of a room can impact you in a fierce way. A friend had his couch blocking part of the entrance to his front door (career area) and his business dropped in sales significantly. When I saw the placement of his couch I asked him if he was having business challenges and he asked "How did you know?" Well that is what a Feng Shui Specialist knows! For instance when you walk into a room and the back of a couch faces you, it is not only a block in that part of your Bagua, it symbolizes things that just keep coming up from behind, challenges that come "out of the blue", and it is just poor decor in most cases. If there is absolutely no other way to place the couch, then you must have a mirror placed so that, when siting on the couch, you can look into the mirror to see the entrance or door to the room. Also the colors of your walls interior and exterior, types of objects, odd shaped rooms, beams or sharp
corners, where the bathrooms or kitchens are located, and what is painted in a
painting, depending on where the painting is placed, can all affect the energy
and prosperity, health, relationships, recognition, personally and
professionally, for all who work or live in the space.
Going deeper into Feng Shui you would want to know the year your home was built, and determine the best position for your bed by calculating your birthdate information.
the building faces, can determine fortune or misfortune, even if it looks
aesthetically pleasing. Feng Shui can be utilized to correct most architectural, landscaping, decor challenges you have., while enhancing all areas of your self and space.with the building or home.
Getting help from a Feng Shui specialist can help you with what you choose to bring into your home or what to get rid of. What kind of art you choose is your choice, but some pieces of art may not reflect your intentions for your space. Each piece of decor has different colors and is made of different elements and can be matched to the best area of your home possible. Plants and or trees in and outside of your home can be placed for better energy flow or symbolize
positively or negatively based on where it is placed. What kind of furniture you choose can mean good or bad health to those that utilize the furniture.
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Feng Shui for organizing business will be fun, exciting and stirring. A business organizer who uses the principles of Feng Shui understands intricate aspects of your furniture placement and where the executive staff are best seated.
Focusing on what kinds of objects and furniture are in your office and what they mean to you is important. Finding belongings in your office that bring you great pleasure and that you love is key. Placing the objects, you love, in specific places, will bring increased well being, prosperity, business connections and employee and customer satisfaction.
Life is to short to be surrounded by personal or professional belongings that you find depressing, a burden, or that you simply "like". Keeping things you truly love around you will create energy, clarity and focus. A shift will occur just in moving items around until there is a great flow and energy created.
Having a flow and space to breathe and feel whole is essential to staying organized, in-tune with your surroundings and it enhances an ideal lifestyle and work ethic.
An ideal lifestyle is created by aligning your values with your goals and achieving all that you want in life. http://www.i-deal-lifestyle.com is just the place to learn more about that.
Feng Shui may help you gain new community relationships, decrease employee turnover, help you leverage your work force, with retaining clients and gaining power within your field. Feng Shui is used by many Hollywood Stars and Billionaires so their dwellings and offices have a feeling of luxury, space and overall ease.
Feng Shui may be used to unlock and eliminate:
chronic disorganization, symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, loveless relationships, not having enough money, poor health, cluttering patterns, unhealthy family relationships, learning challenges, symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Insomnia, not having enough support, and challenges being creative with yourself and others. If you or any of your loved ones or employees suffer from these symptoms call Marla Stone at 949-709-7000 for a free consultation.
Feng Shui is an Ancient Science and Art created in China over 3000 Years ago. Marla Stone is a Feng Shui Specialist, mixing her 25 + Year Knowledge with Interior Décor and Professional Organizing as well as her background as a Social Worker and Therapist.
Your home will be in perfect order with Feng Shui Designs by Marla Stone and her team of Professional Organizers, Lifestyle Coaches, Feng Shui and Interior Décor Specialists.
"We move your business forward with Up-Cycling, Re-Cycling, swapping out older furniture that has grown old and outdated for upgraded furniture that will create your ideal setting for Your Today Taste.
Feng Shui helps with the energy and flow of your office space, creating synergy and uplifted employees and customers. Your space is a reflection of your company and what it stands for.
Einstein did have a cluttered desk and when he heard a saying "a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind", his response was "so does that mean an empty desk is a sign of an empty mind". Our answer is your desk may be cluttered and overwhelming when you are in the process of creating and working on projects, but at the end of the day have a place to clear the contents. A home for everything is good, a system for papers is smart and coming into the next day with a fresh, clean desk is always a good thing. We are never completely clutter free, paperless but having a system is really key to getting and staying organized. Being organized definitely creates an affinity for excellence.
Having an assessment to check out your office space is important since furniture placement and where your executive staff are seated could mean increase in revenue, closing lucrative deals, staying ahead of your competition or just being able to relax more in your busy work schedule. Call now for a free 30 minute phone consultation or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Feng Shui Orange County serves the following cities locally:
Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Capistrano Beach, Costa Mesa, Coto De Caza, Cypress, , Dana Point, Foothill Ranch, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Monarch Beach, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Talega, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, Yorba Linda, Seal Beach, Long Beach, Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Torrance, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Pacific Palisades, Hancock Park, San Diego, Los Angeles
Marla Stone is a Professional Organizer, Decor and Feng Shui Specialist, and Lifestyle and Productivity Coach
Marla is known as the organizing clutter therapist®. Marla earned her BA in Psychology and a Master's in Social Work and is the founder of I-Deal-Lifestyle, a Self and Space Organization Service.