In these challenging economic times, we're exploring "stay-cations" and focusing on our home as a retreat from the distractions and turmoil of the outside world. Now more than ever, our home is required to provide a feeling of serenity and comfort.
The focus on interior design to bring harmony between people and their homes has always been valued throughout history. One of the most respected traditions is feng shui. In feng shui, one of the most important cures (a correction to adjust the energy in a space) is to restore order by the removal of clutter and negative energy from the home. This allows positive energy (chi) to circulate fully throughout the room. By removing overwhelming stimuli (clutter) a more peaceful environment is created. Intuitively, many of us perform this act in a ritual we call spring cleaning, but what if that's only getting half the job done? Is it possible that along with the clutter, that we can also remove the negative energy in our home?
Read the rest and see a slideshow of my six tips on AOL's Healthy Living.
Thanks as usual to Gina Misiroglu of Red Room for putting me in touch with the AOL people. It's just one of the great ways she's bringing traffic to Red Room and getting attention for Red Room's authors.