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Posted on January 27, 2017 by Qi 气 on BaGua, Design, Energy, Feng Shui, Health, Hong Kong, Living, Love, Mindfulness, Qi, Yin

Enter the Yin Fire Rooster

Kung Hei Fat Choy! 恭禧发财 Roosters are interesting creatures traditionally associated with awakenings. As we officially welcome this protective farm yard icon let’s take a closer look at the energy, life-force or Qi 气 that it carries into 2017. The Yang Fire Monkey brought a substantial amount of chaos and disorder throughout 2016. As the […]

Posted on August 31, 2016 by Qi 气 on Confidence, Energy, Fear, Feng Shui, Hope, Living, Mercury Retrograde, Qi, Retrograde

Let’s focus on a future-possible

  And so it begins…   We have entered into a Mercury Retrograde dear friends. Be not afraid! Rather than advise you to avoid signing contracts, taking long trips, making important career moves etc I would like to invite you to consider using this highly energetic time to focus on growth, on your own conscious evolution. […]

Posted on April 2, 2016 by Qi 气 on Balance, Confidence, Energy, Failure, Feng Shui, Goal Setting, Living, Positive Psychology, Qi, Strength, Success, Visualisation

A quick guide to finding your positive Qi flow #1

#1. FAILURE / SUCCESS This is common and understandable fear. Even ‘successful’ people suffer from a fear of failure and is likely to be their motivator. As with overcoming most common fears, it’s all about facing the fear by taking action. So I would invite you to write down a pressing worry that is on […]

Posted on February 8, 2016 by Qi 气 on BaGua, Beauty, Change, Children, China, Chinese Culture, Chinese New Year, Colour trends, Creativity, Design, Economy, Energy, Ethics, Fashion, Fashion forecasting, Fashion Trends, Feng Shui, Five Element Theory, Food Energetics, Growth Mindset, Harmony, Health, Hong Kong, Human experience, Industry, Interior Design, Irish, Irish Business and Trade Development, Irish Economy, Irish export, Irish Retail, Kindness, Love, Meditation, Metaphysics, Mindful Eating, Mindfulness, Mindset, New beginning, Nutrition, Pantone, Philosophy, Property, Prosperity, Qi, Reflection, Seasonal Foods, Space Clearing, TCM, Transformation, Travel, Wellness, Yang, Year of the Monkey, Yin

Enter the Yang Fire Monkey

Kung Hei Fat Choy! 恭禧发财 Monkeys like to embrace a challenge and tease us with their inquisitive nature. As we officially welcome this creative and clever animal let’s take a closer look at the energy, life-force or Qi 气 that it carries into 2016.   The departure of the yin wood Goat can be unsettling […]

Posted on January 19, 2016 by Qi 气 on Beauty, Change, Chinese Culture, Compassion, Cosmic Breath, Eastern Philosophy, Energy, Enlightenment, Feng Shui, Growth Mindset, Harmony, Health, Meditation, Mindfulness, Nature, Nurturing, Philosophy, Positivity, Qi, Serenity, Tao, Taoism, TCM, The Universe, Wellness

Trust the process

The word ‘Tao’ 道 (or Dao) translates into “path” or “way” and Taoist belief is based on the idea that there is a central or organising principle of the Universe, a natural order or a “way of heaven”, that we can come to know by living in harmony with nature, in tune with our hearts […]

Posted on January 4, 2016 by Qi 气 on Eastern Philosophy, Energy, Ethics, Feng Shui, Five Element Theory, Food Energetics, Health, Mindful Eating, Mindfulness, Nutrition, Philosophy, Qi, Seasonal Foods, TCM, Wellness

Ethical and Energetic Eating

Feng Shui and Chinese Medicine are closely linked. Eating seasonal food offers an approach to diet from the perspective of ancient peoples, who understood how the energetic qualities of food affect both physical and spiritual health. I was introduced to this subject by one of my first Shifu’s in Seattle back in 2013 and later […]

Posted on December 29, 2015 by Qi 气 on Beauty, Change, Compassion, Cosmic Breath, Duality, Energy, Enlightenment, Feng Shui, Growth Mindset, Harmony, Health, Home, Human experience, Kindness, Living, Love, Mindfulness, Mindset, New beginning, Nurturing, Positivity, Qi, Reflection, Space Clearing, Wellness

Intrapersonal Space Clearing

It is often assumed that Feng Shui is about space clearing, de-cluttering and re-energising – that is of course, a small part of this 6000 year old Science, Art and Philosophy. We live within multiple spaces and when we think consciously beyond the obvious physical realm: what we can touch, smell, see, taste and hear, what […]

Posted on December 24, 2015 by Qi 气 on Change, Children, Compassion, Creativity, Energy, Feng Shui, Harmony, Health, Home, Hong Kong, Karma, Love, Metaphysics, Mindfulness, moon, New beginning, Nurturing, Positivity, Qi, Reflection, The Universe, Wellness

Clearing the clutter

We are approaching a rare Full Moon on Christmas Day, the last one was in 1977 with previous ones in 1920 and 1901. Interestingly all three have occurred in the sign of Cancer, which rules the Moon and is traditionally associated with nurturing, family, children, creativity and home. With this we are reminded to clear […]