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The Right Timing

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It is mentioned throughout all ages that doing something at the right time is very important.  I strongly agree and believe that strategic timing is very important in our life, and it can help us achieve our goals more effectively.

The ancient Chinese are also strong believers of getting things done at the right time and besides Feng Shui and the astrology system Ba Zi, they also developed an Almanac also known as the Ten Thousand years calendar or the Farmer’s Calendar. Traditionally,  this almanac is used to schedules important events and activities such as marriage, moving house, building, renovations, travel, trading, opening ceremonies for home or business, buying property, engagement, weddings, signing important documents, Feng Shui activities and more.

Traditionally, in China this calendar is used by farmers to plan their agricultural activities, this is the reason for it’s other name: The Farmer’s Calendar.

In the Chinese Almanac, you will find that each day will carry specific elements and a zodiac sign as well as a the list of activities that you can or cannot perform on that day.  It is important to note that picking the start an event is vital, as it contains the seeds of what is to be unfolded.

In our modern society, the popular requests for the selection of auspicious dates and times are mostly related to property transactions, official opening of events, wedding ceremonies and sometimes for caesarean dates for the birth of babies.  I must add that selecting an auspicious date for a caesarean birth is very complex and personally, I will only accept such requests if the reason for the cesarean is at the advice of doctor.

So, the next time you need to schedule an important an event, perhaps consider to have an auspicious date or time pick to increase the chance of a better journey and outcome.

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Feng Shui for your food?

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I am very interested in the theories of Chinese Metaphysics and in this post I will write some information regarding the Yin and Yang, the Five Elements and how they are related to the food we eat. How can we use this information to help ourselves to create or maintain better health through eating the right food for us.

Yin and Yang is the very heart of Chinese metaphysical philosophy and Chi (or energy )is the element that we need to harness in Feng Shui. The ancient Chinese believed that Yin and Yang are the essences of nature. Everything is in a perpetual state of change, moving from one extreme to the other to create equilibrium or universal balance. The fact we cannot deny  is that, Yin and Yang exist in everything in the Universe.

It is interesting to know that the theories of Yin and Yang can also be found in food. According to Traditional Chinese medicine and Feng Shui philosophies, an imbalance of Yin or Yang in the body may contribute to the manifestation of health problems.

Along with the theories of Yin and Yang is also the Law of Exchange known as the Five Elements. They are elements that we can find and use in our everyday life: Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth.  Our body is also made up of the  Five Elements, and they are use associated with our five visceral organs. The Five Elements are also translate into colours, taste and style of cooking. Therefore eating foods with the colour and taste that represents the Element corresponding to the organ you wish to treat, combine with the style cooking of can help to create better a balance for your well being.

Yang Foods can replenish your chi, make you will feel warm and stimulated, and are especially good for people who often feel cold or are easily fatigued. Yin foods on the other hand encourage rest and recharging of energies. Physically you will also feel cooler and hydrated. Emotionally, you will feel refreshed and calm after eating these foods, therefore it is beneficial to those who find it hard to relax or are stressed.

However, having too much Yin quality food will lead to drowsiness, lack of energy, feeling chilly, water retention, or blocked digestion. Emotionally, you can feel depressed and lethargic.

Therefore eating a balance diet is the key to keeping you healthy.

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Clarice Chan

 

 

Feng Shui Tips for your Office

 

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One of the biggest issues in an workplace is clutter. Piles of paperwork, old magazines, old mail and files will plague the energy of your office causing unproductivity, dissatisfaction, stress, fatigue, and chaos. In severe cases,  it can cause you to become prone to illnesses and depression.

While selecting a good Feng Shui seat is not alway possible, you can also use simple  Feng Shui remedies to improve the energy of your space.

One important thing to avoid is, sitting at a desk that is located directly under an over-head beam or facing sharp pillars. I have seen such cases where the person seated in such a location suffer multiple problems and even illnesses. While you can apply remedies,  it will only reduce the severity of the negativity but not eradicate is. The only effective way to cure this Feng Shui issue is to move to another seat.  If you find yourself in such a location, it will be wise to ask for a change of desk location. If you are unable to move to another desk, you must try to position yourself away from the beam or angle away from the sharp angle of the pillars.

3  Feng Shui Tips to enhance your energy at the workplace:

  • Healthy potted plants in your office can help to uplift your energy and encourage calm.
  • Keeping your cubicle clutter free and tidying your space regularly will help reduce fatigue and stress.
  • Position your LCD to one of your favourable Feng Shui direction.

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Your Lunar Zodiac Signs in 2015

It is official , my ebook ” Your Lunar Zodiac Signs in 2015″ is now available on Kindle!

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Love and the Dragon Zodiac

DRAGON
Born: 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000
Characteristics: Dragons can be eccentric and may choose to lead a complex life. Generally active and intelligent, they have a very passionate nature and are known to be extremely lucky. Often proud by nature, the Dragon has very high standards and is also ambitious and determined. As Dragons have big dreams about how life should be, they can take a longer than others to decide about love and marriage.

Love for the Dragon Man
The male Dragon finds it hard to resist helping a maiden in distress or anyone else for that matter. He tends to fall in love rather quickly, but relationships are usually short-lived as the male Dragon has very high expectations of his women. He also has a soft spot for very beautiful and intelligent women.

Love for the Dragon Woman
The female Dragon is a very strong woman. She believes in herself and if she comes across injustice will not give in without a fight. The female Dragon has fine tastes and is very elegant. When it comes to love, she is totally committed but can self-sabotage due to her high expectations and personal ambitions for perfection.

By Clarice Georgia V Chan
Author of Your Fortune in 2012

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