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Posted on September 15, 2016 by Qi 气 on Balance, Change, Confidence, Eastern Philosophy, Goal Setting, Growth Mindset, Harmony, Health, Human experience, Living, Love, Metaphysics, Mindfulness, moon, New beginning, Nurturing, peace, Philosophy, Positive Psychology, Positivity, Qi, Self-esteem, Success, Transformation

Mid-Autumn Mindfulness

Ancient Chinese Yuan Emperors worshiped the harvest moon on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Chinese lunar calendar, as they believed that the practice would bring them a plentiful harvest the following year. The custom of offering sacrifices to the moon originated from giving thanks to the moon goddess: Chang’e or Chang-o, […]

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 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 January 5, 2015 by Qi 气 on BaGua, China, Chinese Culture, Confucius, Cosmic Breath, Darth Vader, Duality, Eastern Philosophy, Enemy, Energy, Enlightenment, Feng Shui, George Lucas, Hero, Human experience, I Ching, Joseph Campbell, Living, Luke Skywalker, Martial Arts, Metaphysics, Mindfulness, Movies, Mythology, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Outer Space, Philosophy, Popular Culture, Qi, Star Wars, The Universe, Travel, Yang, Yin

The Force

How are Feng Shui, Star Wars, Joseph Campbell and Carl Jung interrelated? When Star Wars ‘A new hope’ was released in 1977, it was one of the first films, with its cosmic scale and theme of a transcendental “force” that suggested powers for those who can align with it. The plot revolved around the concept […]