Growing up in Asian culture, I have never been unfamiliar with Feng Shui and crystals. I remember when I was 6 years old and my family was moving to a new house, a Feng Shui consultant was invited and gave suggestions about how to place everything in the house. My parents followed these rules and advice precisely. But I have always been curious, and doubtful, about this ancient philosophic system and how it actually works.
If you have gone through my beginner’s guide of healing crystals, you may remember that we have 7 chakras in our body that together create an energy field. Our home is just like our body, it also has chakras with different functionalities. In Feng Shui, that’s called the 5 elements: fire, earth, metal, water and wood. Each one of them plays an important part of the overall balance the household vibe and aura. So what exactly is Feng Shui and how can we use it to create a more energetic home and manifest our goals?
What is Feng Shui?
In Chinese, Feng Shui means “wind and water”. It symbolizes the connection between human and environment. The Feng Shui concept is all about optimizing the surroundings to bring luck.
Which Feng Shui Crystals to Use?
In tradition Feng Shui theory, crystals are categorized in colors. Each color represents different energetic properties that will strengthen or balance the Qi of the family.
White/Clear Crystals: the Vacuum cleaner
Yellow Crystals: Wealth booster
Red crystals: the Red Bull
Example: Red Garnet, pink tourmaline
Violet/ Purple Crystals: The Amplifier
How to place your Feng Shui crystals?
In Feng Shui theory, healing crystals will only work when they are placed in the right place. With wrong placement, they might block the flow of Qi, create a negative energy field and lead to negative results.
So how to place crystals in the house? Here are 4 tips that will help you to start:
1. Declutter your home
Imagine your house or office as a giant energy field. The electricity of human bodies and crystals are constantly flowing in patterns. If your house is a mess, the clutter will cut off the energy flow and turn your house into a chaotic playground.
So before even start to pick a crystal for your house, make sure it’s all cleaned and tidied up.
2. Identified the energy map of your house
For example, if you would like to bring more passion to your marriage, putting the red crystals in the south-west corner of your house or bedroom may be a good choice.
3. Get the right size of crystals
4. Be super cautious putting crystals in bedroom
Putting small pieces of crystals can help to accelerate this process. But if the power of Feng Shui crystals is too strong (for example, putting a large piece of red garnet or amethyst on the nightstand), it may interfere your healing process. The right way to do it is to start from a small piece of crystal, cleanse it regularly and make certain changes if necessary.