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Feng Shui, Tarot cards, and Retrograde Mercury in collaboration

Why collaborate? You will find out by reading the whole article.

  • You all know what Feng Shui is! The Chinese practice of trying to strike a balance between the natural world and your inner spaces. The method generally works with energy forces to create harmony between the individual and his environment.

    Having a quiet and pleasant home is your ultimate goal. A place where you can feel calm and stress-free to enjoy the little moments in life. Let’s face it. Life is different now, and your home is your fortress. That’s why I’m talking about harmony, Feng Shui decor, and the need to maintain balance in the house.

Before you start buying (or even moving) specific furniture, you first need to consider what you will use the room for. Will you use it mainly for entertainment, leisure, guests, work, or eating? Will guests use the space to sleep? Or all the activities listed above?

Understanding the room’s function will show what type of furniture (and how much furniture) you really need. Then you can start to make the best arrangement for the room. Consult experts like me. You will receive quality ideas and tips for your decor to bring peace and prosperity to your home. You will understand the basic concept of Feng Shui and how to incorporate them into your space.

To optimize feng shui in your home, it is crucial to make sure that there is a free movement of energies to and around the furniture, and they are easily accessible, and the passage is unimpeded. Think about this before you rush to buy an expensive table to put on the side of the sofa.

Followers of Feng Shui believe that everything is composed of two opposite but related forces: Yin (female) and Yang (male), and the balance between them. You can incorporate this philosophy into your home’s decor by adding additional colors and design elements tailored to what you need to balance in your life.

When the rooms’ energy is in sync, and you are in sync and comes the peace we all seek. You have achieved harmony.

How MINIMALISM works to change thinking and lead to a better quality of life

I am certainly no different from others to like and want to own a lot of things. Sometimes it is challenging to balance between the minimum stuff you need and the constant need to buy. Everyone defines what minimalism looks like to them, but the general definition is: “getting rid of things you don’t want, don’t use, or don’t find beautiful.” Come to think of it, I used to have one or two of everything. I kept piling up. Shopping was kind of fun. It was easy for me to spend money every time I was out: shopping was a good mood deal, I always had things I “needed.” And most interestingly, I felt good bringing something new at home all the time. After a few lockdowns and many days at home, I decided that I would try something new and different this year and changed the scheme. When I wanted something new, I began to ask myself:

  • Do I really need this?
  • Will I want it in 3 days?
  • Will I still like this in a week, a month, a year? And how many times exactly would I use it?
  • Does this coincide with my current priorities?

At home, life goes slower somehow – at least for me. I thought about what I want in my daily life. It seems that the priorities are different already. Do I need to live with fewer things? Should I pay more attention to the family? Do I want to save money or buy as before? Many many questions, I realized that rethinking your priorities changes the things you need.

I bet on quality, not quantity. I began to observe the power of minimalism, which started to change my life. I challenged myself. Buying less but really quality stuff is a challenge in itself. It takes time, which I had in abundance.

 

But when you do it as a game rather than as something you have to do, you’re more likely to succeed.

I do not suggest you stop buying new things for good. I offer a challenge with reduced costs and an increase in the quality of life.

Minimalism!

After a month, I can say that my habits have changed. After two months, they were entirely changed—intentional shopping as a hobby – to quality and functionality.

 

Now is the time to share a few home updates that I am considering for the same purpose, as most of us spend time at home. I still wake up every day grateful to have “home.” I can’t believe I’m spending so much time here in this apartment, and I still have a wish list for a change of scenery. The feeling of awareness and gratitude comes. Given the situation and that COVID-19 has conquered the world; everyone should feel a little more grateful for being healthy and for what they have.

Gratitude also gives peace of mind. I realized that the more grateful I am, the less I want. The more appreciation I have, the more fulfillment I feel. Soothing the voice of the desire for new material things is a significant factor in what makes minimalism a part of my life.

SMART IDEAS and SOLUTIONS for your HOME OFFICE

I realized that instead of resenting the unique coffee in the office and the loss of my particular workspace as a result of the pandemic, I accepted it as a personal challenge to create a beautiful and functional office space at home – in one corner of the guest room. As usual, everything related to the interior inspired me, and I started my new task. In the end, it turned out unique, and I shared it with friends who asked me for advice. I developed several options for them, according to their spaces and the available furniture, and decided to share some of my ideas and discoveries with you.