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, […]
3. UNCERTAINTY / SECURITY “ The only thing that is constant is change ” – Heraclitus In times where we feel pushed towards unexpected change we tend to seek comfort in that which is familiar. For some this can lead towards stock-piling and hoarding which communicates to your subconscious that you are in need, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Christmas brings family and friends together; it helps us appreciate the love in our lives we can often take for granted. May the true meaning of the holiday season fill your heart and home with many blessings ♥♥♥
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 […]
Chinese New Year is the most celebrated amongst all Chinese festivals and holidays. It lasts for the first fifteen days of the Chinese lunar calendar which began on 4th February 2015. It is called the Spring Festival (in the northern hemispheres) as it falls between the December solstice and the March equinox. The 16th February officially […]
The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let the dead things go.