The Marriage of Science and Feng Shui

Yes, there is solid scientific proof that what Real Estate Stagers and Designers have known all along…The Powers of Feng Shui are real!

This 1000 year old Eastern hemisphere practice, does indeed  work in powerful ways, to make you more money, improve your health and even find love or increase romance.

Feng Shui has become a common practice of Professional Stagers, Redesigners and Interior Decorators because of the beautiful environment it creates.

There are others who employ it’s principles because they truly believe energy does indeed attract wealth, improves health, and encourages  peace in intimate relationships.

Some would consider this a form of religion – others a practical design option.

Now there is scientific proof that Feng Shui’s energy claims really do work!

What are we talking about?  Here are some examples.

Feng Shui Claims:

Mirrors attract positive energy, abundance and feelings of well being by reflecting light and creating the impression of larger spaces.

Science Says: 

Rooms with mirrors have been found to make people feel less stressed and can create a more positive sense of environmental comfort.

Feng Shui Claims:

Fresh Flowers Attract Wealth and health.

Science Says:

Harvard Medical School discovered that women who had fresh flowers in their homes for just 1 week had less “down” moments,  experienced happier moods and felt more empathy for others.  Another study done by Texas A&M saw measurable increases in productivity and creativity when people were surrounded by flowers.

Feng Shui Claims:

Water is the elixir of life. A small water fountain placed in specific locations in and around your home will create wealth and professional success.

Science Says:

Water droplets, created by a fountain, makes mood boosting ions stimulating the bodies trigger that releases the feel good chemical in the brain – known as serotonin.  Feeling good in your work environment will make your work more rewarding and your career opportunities expand.

Feng Shui Claims:

The water of energy, success, health and wealth is constantly being flushed away in the bathroom.  Placing live, healthy green plants in the bathroom replenishes that flushed away energy.

Science Says:

A NASA study showed that plants really do restore positive energy into any room because their leaves filter out pollutants, and provide a purified boost of oxygen into the air.  Toxins from frequently used chemical cleaners and air fresheners are easily filtered out through the osmosis system in the plant.  Fresh air – healthy outlook.

Feng Shui Claims:

Pillows placed properly will intensify feelings of love and affection, not forgetting to mention the relaxed and secure  mood you will experience.

Science Says:

Psychologist believe that the effects of pillows do indeed create a subconscious sense of comfort and security.  A stack of pillows almost instantly has a calming effect.

Find out more about this energy that flows around us.  Find out how the placement of your furniture, the color of your walls and the  associated accents you place around your home will effect the ultimate mood, romance, wealth and success in your life by visiting Frugal Home Design.

BOLA TANGKAS