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Sell Your Home Five Feng Shui Mistakes to Avoid

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 Aisling D'Art (July 30, 2008)  Selling your home? Many homeowners break at least one of these five Feng Shui rules. Improve your home's appearance - and its appeal to buyers - by checking it against this short list. Visible clutter Clutter is never charming and it never helps a house to look “lived in". Clutter attracts and conceals dust and dirt. Homebuyers know this, and it is one of the most common .. (Feng Shui)

Can Feng Shui Make You Happy?

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 Fay Chapple (July 28, 2008)  Get Happy With Feng Shui! Many people believe that in order to be happy the must first completely change their environment. Redecorate, renovate, buy expensive furnishings, after all Happiness is always someplace else and just around the corner. It is often believed that happiness cannot be achieved because the house your currently in is a bad Feng Shui house. There is no bad Feng .. (Feng Shui)

Boost Your Fame and Reputation

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 Ann Kucera (July 28, 2008)  Before we begin, I want to clarify what “fame and reputation" means and why it is important. Often, when I discuss this area with clients they tell me that fame is not important to them and they don't really need it. Their mission is to change the world and they don't really need any recognition for themselves. We are not talking about fame in the Hollywood sense here. We are .. (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui Your Babys Room

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 Lyla Feldman (July 24, 2008)  Congratulations on expecting a new bundle of joy into your life! There are so many things to do and just not enough time! You are eventually going to be planning your baby's nursery and this gcan be crucial on how well your baby sleeps which affects you, as well. You can begin by following the basic Feng Shui methods of arranging and decorating rooms in any living space. This is a .. (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui Kua Numbers and Lucky Directions For Success

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 Veda Singam (July 24, 2008)  The best way to get into the world of Feng Shui is to determine your personal Kua Number, find out if you are an East or West Group person and your lucky directions. Supposing you are born in the year 1871: Step 1: Add the last two digits of your year of birth which in this example would be 7 1 = 8. Step 2: If you are a male: Deduct the number that you derived from (Step 1) from 10. .. (Feng Shui)

How Can My Fireplace Affect My Health?

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 Linda Binns (July 24, 2008)  Many people love the look of fireplaces in their homes. Having a fireplace creates a warm, inviting feel that makes visitors feel at ease, and creates a centerpiece that enhances the décor of any room. Although fireplaces are usually good for your home's energy, there are a couple of situations where having a fireplace can actually drain the positive energy of your home, and create an . (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui Laughing Buddha For Business Luck

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 Veda Singam (July 23, 2008)  Laughing Buddha is considered as a deity of abundance whose images and statues are seen in many business places these days. He is regarded as an avatar of Maitreya who is considered to be a future representation of enlightenment in Buddhism. Since Maitreya is associated with happiness, which can be considered to be an extension of having enough to eat and living a contented life, .. (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui Tips For Your RV

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 Sai Vallejos (July 22, 2008)  It is believed that feng shui utilizes the natural laws of the universe to help you achieve your goal with the help of positive chi flow. In laymans terms, its the art of arranging furniture in order for one to receive good luck. The principles of this art can not only benefit you in your home furniture, but it can be applied as well when choosing and arranging RV furniture. Here are .. (Feng Shui)

Why Not Using Feng Shui in the Home to Live Your Life Happier and Comfortably?

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 Hiroe N (July 22, 2008)  If you're in the right place facing the right direction doing the right thing at the right time, you're in tune with the universe. Are you? The basic principle of Feng Shui is to live in harmony with your environment so that the energy surrounding you works for you rather than against you. Feng Shui is all about the associations and energy flow between people and objects. Would you like . (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui Clean Your Clutter Clean Your Mind

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 Morris E. Brown (July 21, 2008)  The more storage space you have in your abode - whether it is a mansion or summer vacation, weekend retreat cabin or chalet all the better. Clutter in your home or office is bad Feng Shui. Clutter shows poor attention to detail and follow through. Clutter in an abode to Feng Shui is a cluttered claptrap mind, so remarks organizational expert Riteway “Eyeball" Strokon. Clean your .. (Feng Shui)

Taking Care of You A Feng Shui Priority

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 Pat Heydlauff (July 19, 2008)  A successful independent business person named Sue is in the field of sales and also a client. She recently told me, “Without surrounding myself with Feng Shui principles, I'd never reach the end of my day meeting my self-defined sales quotas without being totally exhausted. Fortunately the Feng Shui principle of taking care of self helps to ensure that I have enough energy left .. (Feng Shui)

Using the Tools of Feng Shui

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 Morris E. Brown (July 13, 2008)  The Bagua is a most fair and practical way of applying the philosophical principles of the I Ching or what is also referred to as “The Book of Changes" to Feng Shui. It is more than well and accepted that shape itself has an effect, which is noticeable as well as well documented, on the flow of energy and balance. It can be best said and described that Bagua itself, used like a .. (Feng Shui)

To Create Good Luck Use Feng Shui

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 Pat Heydlauff (July 12, 2008)  Ancient Chinese Emperors used Feng Shui's positive energy principles to influence the good luck and good fortune not only for their lifetime but that of the next seven generations of their families. " In an article appearing in Fortune Magazine, according to veteran home builder Bob Toll, “one of their (buyer's) main concerns is buying homes with facades that face east or south so . (Feng Shui)

Fantastic Feng Shui Plants

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 Linda Binns (July 09, 2008)  So you're looking into moving the concepts and principles of feng shui outside of your home and into your garden. This is a fabulous idea - after all, the energy you create outside your home directly affects the energy that is created within your home. One of the best ways to create balanced, positive feng shui in your outdoor living space is to use plants to create positive energy. .. (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui and Symbols What You Have in Your House Says a Lot About You

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 Amy Gray (July 06, 2008)  What does a broken statue of a rooster have to do with Feng Shui? Feng Shui teaches us that everything in our house is a reflection of what is in our mind. Symbolically speaking, your house and the things in it reflects your thoughts, feelings, and spirit. So let's get back to that rooster. One of my clients had recently separated from her husband. I noticed that a statue of a large .. (Feng Shui)

Bringing Feng Shui Into Your Life

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 Mike Chang (July 03, 2008)  There are forces at work in this world that we have no idea about. When you are trying to make a change for the better you can see that there are things that you can do that have no bearing on the world that you have. This is where you have to start with a little knowledge. The main focus needs to be getting your life back into balance. For the most part you will notice that you are .. (Feng Shui)

Attract Wealth, Prosperity, and Love Using Feng Shui

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 Julia Vakulenko (July 02, 2008)  The Essence of Feng Shui The measurement of a successful design is known by how comfortable a person lives in his personal space. Feng shui focus on the flow of energy throughout the house so it can help a lot of making personal spaces look and feel better. You should note that energy we get from good feng shui is also our personal life force; thus, it is essential for this energy to be . (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui and Animals

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 Jiaying Lee (July 02, 2008)  As we observe the animal world around us be they pets or animals in the wild we will see what becalms them and what agitates. The animal is especially open to the flow of chi in the universe because they do not use conscious thought. That is to say they do not have the ability to choose what comes to mind it is chosen for them by instinct and environment. The human on the other hand can . (Feng Shui)

The Energy of Water Essential Oil Misters

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 Ann Kucera (July 02, 2008)  Water is one of the Five Elements of feng shui. When the Five Elements (metal, water, wood, fire and earth) are balanced, we are more comfortable and productive. Since many indoor environments have little or no water, I often suggest adding water to a space. Essential oil misters (which also make great gifts) are a fun and delightful way to add the element of water to your space. There . (Feng Shui)

How to Use Feng Shui to Activate Your Career Luck

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 Raymond Tung (July 01, 2008)  Are things going badly at the office recently? Relationship with the boss going down to the drain ? Have quarrel with colleagues and subordinates? If you have been performing excellently all these years, are hard working, competitive and competent, chances are you are suffering from bad office feng shui. Here is a list of things to check and make the necessary improvements: Office Feng .. (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui Tips For Choosing a New Home

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 Nik Helbig (July 01, 2008)  Here are some preliminary feng shui tips if you have set your eyes on a new house, and are just a step away from making it your dream home. The price is right, the sellers seem nice enough, and your agent swears there are others waiting in line for this piece of prized property. Road forms Do this as you drive toward the house. Observe the roads around the house. There should be no .. (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui Cure Arowana Double Carps Over Dragon Gate For Education Luck

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 Veda Singam (July 01, 2008)  The double carps are able to persistently resist hardship, swim upstream and rapidly jump above the water to reach heaven and this symbolizes great achievements in one's pursuit in the area of education. The general belief is that once these carps cross the dragon gates they turn into dragons. The goal of these carps is to cross their finish line which is the Dragon Gates. A .. (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui Improving Your Indoor Spaces

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 Kerry Z. Francis (June 29, 2008)  If there are two elements of Feng Shui that can be modified and improved at your beck and call they are - the presence, quantity, visibility and health of indoor plants and the lighting of your home or living area. Plants can fill spaces where qi is absent or hide sharp corners that generate the secret arrows of sha qi. Large plants will also slow qi down. It is important to choose .. (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui and Prosperity

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 Julia Vakulenko (June 28, 2008)  What is prosperity? Before you can use feng shui as a tool to achieve prosperity, it is essential for you to know what prosperity actually is in feng shui. Prosperity is the cycle of giving and receiving that circulates in the universe. The inner world that we have is formed through the perceptions we get from the outer world because we see the world only through our window. This is the . (Feng Shui)

Improve the Feng Shui in Your Home With Five Cheap, Easy, and Immediate Measures

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 Nik Helbig (June 24, 2008)  Improving Feng Shui in the home need not be an expensive process. Very often we do not need to pay practitioners to get the benefits of good Feng Shui. Small home improvement measures are often good enough to bring big gains; without costly major renovations. Here are five recommendations: 1. De-clutter : Spring cleaning should be more intensive than just normal cleaning. Throw away .. (Feng Shui)

Happiness For Good Feng Shui!

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 Fay Chapple (June 21, 2008)  It's hard to put yourself first in todays world. The world is moving at a rapid pace - cell phones, laptops, your child's extracurricular activities, your spouse, the dog, your parents, your volunteer group - the list never ends. Many of you feel like your spinning out of control. You finally devoted a few hours to learn how to create harmony and balance in your home by taking a Feng .. (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui For a Great Summer!

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 Fay Chapple (June 21, 2008)  The summer months are full of fun Yang Energy! Fantastic moving vibrant natural energy that can revitalize your soul after a long yin energy winter. Experience the joy of colour, natural beauty, invigorating scents and incredible movement throughout the summer months! 1. Balance your fun! Summer is full of yang activities including entertaining, swimming, sunny days and that go go go .. (Feng Shui)

Dorm Room Feng Shui!

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 Fay Chapple (June 21, 2008)  The typical Dorm room is anything but comfortable. Most are described as more prison cell like then somewhere that knowledge can be nurtured and grown. The aim of Feng Shui is to set up the best possible environment for us to surround ourselves with. For a student, if their environment is set up in the most optimal way, a way that encourages learning and success, then they are that .. (Feng Shui)

How to Feng Shui a Student Desk

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 Fay Chapple (June 21, 2008)  As a student, you spend a great deal of time working at your desk. If your in a dorm - it may be the biggest space you actually have! Desks have Feng Shui of their own! Follow long and learn how to set up your desk in order to gain the maximum in positive energy! A well defined desktop will bring positive energy to your studies! 1. Don't sit with your back to the door! If the desk must .. (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui Your Home For Better Study Habits

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 Fay Chapple (June 21, 2008)  Good Feng Shui can be realized anywhere! Even if you don't have your own desk or study area. The goal of Feng Shui is to create an environment where your child can feel happy, health and encouraged to learn. Their environment can not only help them succeed in school but also can help nature an environment that encourages strong relationships with friends and family. A child's or .. (Feng Shui)

Summer Fun Feng Shui Tips For Your Pet!

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 Fay Chapple (June 21, 2008)  Pets are very good Feng Shui! Pets represent moving energy and therefore enhance the energy flow in your home. Your beloved friend is helping boost the positive chi flow that surrounds you so why not do the same for him? Your pet can benefit from good Feng Shui just as much as you! Follow these simple tips to give spot a balanced and happy summer! The Outdoors are the Right Doors! .. (Feng Shui)

Activate Good Feng Shui Energy Get Moving!

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 Fay Chapple (June 21, 2008)  Do you wake up feeling happy, refreshed, full of energy and ready to start the day? When we Feng Shui our space our goal is to create a balanced environment that will give us place to feel nurtured and allow positive energy to surround us, but we can't stop there. Our environment can't do it all for us! We also need to create a healthy plan for our bodies in order to fully appreciate .. (Feng Shui)

Symbols of Health and Prosperity in Feng Shui Terms

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 Julia Vakulenko (June 20, 2008)  Good luck coins - giving gold coins that are tied with a red ribbon in threes will bring wealth and good luck to both giver and receiver. Three legged moon frog - this is a noted symbol of health and good fortune. The three legged frog should have a coin placed in its mouth. Putting this item on your front door facing your house can bring great positive changes to you. This symbol is .. (Feng Shui)

When to (And Not To) Use the Color Red in Feng Shui Decorating

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 Nik Helbig (June 19, 2008)  The color red in Feng Shui represents the Fire element. It is the elemental property of the flying star no. 9. The five-element theory is the fundamental base theory in Chinese Metaphysical Studies, one of which being Feng Shui. This theory explains the relationship between the qi of almost anything material and abstract that exists in the Universe. Based on this theory, the colour .. (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui and Campfires Dancing With the Fire Element

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 Ann Kucera (June 18, 2008)  Feng Shui is the study of how to bring the balance of nature into our lives. In feng shui, assessing and adjusting the five elements (metal, water, wood, fire, and earth) plays an important role in creating comfort, productivity and harmony in our home and work spaces. At a recent gathering at a campfire, someone posed the question, “Why are people so mesmerized by a campfire?" .. (Feng Shui)

Got Ten Minutes? Then Get Feng Shui'd

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 Leah Quinn (May 28, 2008)  So you are interested in Feng Shui. One thing to note, Feng Shui is not a religion, it does not nor will not conflict in anyway with your own religious views and practices. Feng Shui is more than a way to live, but following some of the simple Feng Shui practices certainly does help one think clearer in their home and office. It helps bring a brighter attitude and overall has a calming .. (Feng Shui)

Art Work Guidelines And Feng Shui

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 Leah Quinn (May 28, 2008)  A lot has already be said about art work and how it effects the Feng Shui and Qi of you home. These guidelines have been used for many many years, but at times, you may not realize that some of your own art is bringing you not the right kind of energy into your home that you actually want, and hence into your life. To ensure all is well and that you are creating the right kind of Qi .. (Feng Shui)

The Ancient Art Of Feng Shui Interior Design

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 Malc Moore (May 17, 2008)  A room can be transformed and energized in a positive way with the use of feng shui, so when we enter the room we are affected both visually and emotionally. The Chinese have been practicing the ancient art of feng shui interior design for centuries. You should always try to interior design the rooms of your house with a focus on the individual mood you are trying to create in each .. (Feng Shui)

Top 10 Tips To Feng Shui Your Bedroom

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 Laura Davis (May 02, 2008)  To help you achieve harmony in your bedroom, which will lead to positive effects in other aspects of your life, I have compiled a list of tips to follow to Feng Shui your bedroom. 1. It is ideal to choose your bedroom in the room furthest away from the front door. On a subliminal level, this gives you the extra feeling of protection, stability and security. They say that the worst .. (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui Fridays - Great Day For Refreshing Qi in Your Surroundings

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 Leah Quinn (April 25, 2008)  Did you know that Friday is the day for many who follow Feng Shui, who believe is a great day if not the best day for renewing Qi (chi) in your home and office by ritual cleaning and de-cluttering? It is also said that Fridays are perfect days of the week to do weekly incense rituals and singing bowl cures. Last week on a Friday morning, as I passed a local Chinese Restaurant and a .. (Feng Shui)

Let There Be A Flow Of Feng Shui In Your Bath Or Washroom

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 Malav Bhatt (April 23, 2008)  The main ingredients to good Feng Shui are the three C's. They are comfort, cleanliness, and convenience and our modern bathrooms/washrooms provide them all. Let's take a look at Feng Shui in the bathroom. Many financial woes stem from this area, hence Feng Shi in the bathroom or washroom holds significant importance. Water is the main element in the bathroom. Rooms with a lot of water . (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui Training - Learning How to Feng Shui in Today's World

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 Chen Wong (April 08, 2008)  To learn how to do anything the right way is important. The same can be said for feng shui training. If you want to learn these techniques, then learn to do it properly. Don't just look at someone else's home and think you've got it down. There is more to it than that. If you wish to learn this Chinese ritual, then you will be happy to know that there are several types of feng shui .. (Feng Shui)

What Is The One Thing You Need To Do After You Wake Up To Ensure Your Day Is Lucky?

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 Marco Chong (February 25, 2008)  I am excited for you! Today is going to be a turning point in your life. You are going to learn how to easily wake up to a lucky day. You simply need to do this action after you wake up. It is a very simple action. After you finish reading this article, you should able to create your own destiny. I am going to show you how you can “escape" from the mercy of lady luck. From now .. (Feng Shui)

10 Simple Tips to Feng Shui Your Home

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 Silvana Rosati-capizzano (February 21, 2008)  Feng Shui is essentially the practise of enhancing the energy or “chi" within your home to bring more harmony and balance. Listed below are 10 simple things you can do to begin the process. 1) The pathway leading up to your front door should be clean, neat and have a smooth flow. Any dead plants or weeds should be removed. If your pathway has sharp corners, soften them with lush, . (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui - Then and Now

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 Julia Vakulenko (February 20, 2008)  Feng Shui traces its origins back to ancient China. Around 6,000 years ago, feng shui, which literally means wind and water, was discovered. It is used as the technique of optimizing residences to attract happiness, prosperity, and abundance. At that time, the farms and villages in some parts of China were placed in the folds of mountains so that the people, their crops, and their .. (Feng Shui)

Your Questions Answered About Indoor Water Fountains

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 Alana Tanner (February 15, 2008)  It's becoming more popular and “cool" to have an indoor water fountain in your home instead of just in large business lobbies. However a lot of people have questions about the best way to do it, what are the issues to think about, etc. We hope to answer some of the more common questions in this article. Will I get water splashed on my floor? Typically no. If the fountain is setup . (Feng Shui)

Feng Shui Life

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 Andy Kahn (January 31, 2008)  Feng shui is a 5,000-year-old Chinese art of placement. It maintains that life is interwoven with the workings of nature. When we are in harmony with the universe, our well-being and good fortune increase. The principles of feng shui can be applied to all aspects of life, from the colors a person wears, to the arrangement of a single room, to city planning. It has become something of a .. (Feng Shui)

How To Avoid The Feng Shui Pitfalls Of Illness And Misfortune In 2008

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 Marco Chong (January 29, 2008)  In the last 2 articles, you have looked at how to maximize your wealth and romance luck. In this article, you will learn how to avoid illnesses and misfortune in 2008. In flying star feng shui, there are 2 nasty stars that you must avoid. If they happen to be at the direction of your house main door or your bed room door, that year will be full of sickness and misfortune. In less .. (Feng Shui)

The History Of Feng Shui

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 Thomas T (January 23, 2008)  For at least a thousand years, the Chinese have practiced the art of living the Feng Shui Life, passing their knowledge down to each generation. The foundation of the Feng Shui Life is the belief in the Taoist model. The Taoist concept is the belief that all things are made up of energy known as Chi. What this means is that when the energy in one's environment is not flowing in a .. (Feng Shui)

A Great Way to Add Romance To Your Life With Feng Shui

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 Thomas T (January 22, 2008)  Though it is not commonly known, a Feng Shui influenced life can actually help to improve your love life. Romance and love is as much a part of most peoples’ lives as food and air; so it makes sense that not having the proper flow of energy in your life may affect the romance in your life as well. There are areas of your home that may influence your love life, such as the right .. (Feng Shui)




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