From a Feng Shui Perspective:
Open Your Mind to New Beginnings in the Coming Year.
The ancient art of Feng Shui originated in China thousands of years ago. With its roots based in nature, it provides us with a philosophy to apply to our daily lives. When used as a tool, Feng Shui knowledge is a channel to help open up your mind.
As we begin the New Year, many of us start to think what we would like to accomplish in the year ahead. This is the time to allow your unconscious to become conscious. Your mind is the thing that shapes everything you perceive .By bringing awareness to your life with positive thoughts, feelings and actions you can create the experience You want to have.
The beginning of the New Year is an opportunity for you to:
STOP - the external chatter and silence your mind.
Take time to start a meditation practice or learn
deep breathing techniques. Breathing deeply provides
oxygen for every cell in the body.
Controlled breathing alkalines the body, calms the
nervous system and contributes to mental clarity.
When practicing conscious breathing you can relax
your thoughts and increase your energy at the same
LOOK - and observe what worked in your life last year and
what did not.
Take an inventory, look around your home, look at your
friends and some relatives. What are the things in your
life that make you feel good ?
What items, accessories and even art work in your spaces
evoke positive feelings for you when you look at them ?
Who are the people in your life that support and
nurture you ? When you decide what and who fits
into this list , keep them. If the item or
person that does not lift your energy or ch'i, it might be
time to let them go. You can only make space for
something new to come into your life by letting the old
go." The more spacious you become, the happier you
LISTEN - carefully to your inner self, which is comprised of
instincts and intuition ( your inner voice).
Every person and location has its own vibration. Some
may be chaotic, some blocked, and some may be
balanced. If you can listen and maintain a conscious
focus with this energy and listen to how it makes
you feel, you will be able to become more sensitive
to your surroundings and your own ch'i. You can now
make a decision that will be right for you.\
"Every new beginning, comes from some other beginnings end "