There’s a lot of Feng Shui advice about setting up an office, but one item frequently goes without mention: using healthy, vital, green plants to boost every aspect of success.
Think about it: when it comes to Feng Shui for your business or career, what do you think about most when you set up your workspace?
If you’re like other achievers, you’re thinking hard about the things that lead to the business success:
- Inspiration & creativity
- Business Relationships
- Making your mark in the world
- and more, depending on exactly what you’re setting out to achieve.
Plants bring all this and more into your business life because of the unique qualities they represent in Feng Shui.
Plants are Living Things.
- They’re one of Feng Shui’s nine key Chi energy adjustments for any space.
- As they thrive they bring vitality to your office and symbolize the growth and health of your business or career.
Plants represent the Wood element.
- The Wood element represents The Pioneer in Feng Shui: flexible and strong, moving upward, creating business and career breakthroughs.
Plants need to be nurtured, cared for and encouraged, just like your business.
- The care you lavish on your plants translates directly into the Chi energy you pour into your business.
- Consistent loving attention – watering, encouragement, and the occasional necessary trim – keeps your plants and your business in the best possible shape.
Don’t have a green thumb? Plants can be a great way to practice the wise art of delegation.
- Your own personal attention is important, but consistency is key. If someone in your office has a greener thumb than you do, give the important job of plant maintainance to them. Your plant will thank you, your office will be healthier, and your stress level will be reduced.
Have an office with no light whatsoever?
- A few high-quality silk plants are valid substitutions for the real thing, so long as you keep them well-dusted and fresh-looking.
Stay tuned! In my next post I’ll go into detail about the types of plants that are best for good Office Feng Shui.
Do you have questions about your office in particular? Ask me through my Ask Ann a Feng Shui Question page.