The Open Spaces Feng Shui Blog


The Earth Element: Feng Shui Shapes & Colors, Part 3

In my Five Elements series so far, we’ve looked at the Feng Shui attributes of the Wood and Fire elements. Let’s look now at the stable, nurturing qualities of Earth. The nourishing Earth element in and around beautiful San Gimignano, Italy. The… read more »

My Relationship Area Is In My Neighbor’s Apartment — Help!

Reader Zuzana (from Finland!) recently wrote to ask, “The layout of my apartment puts my Relationship area in my next-door neighbor’s flat. What can I do to activate Chi energy for relationships since the area is missing?” This is a great ques… read more »

Three Ways To Boost Your Happiness & Success With The Feng Shui Bagua Map

You may already know the basics of using the Bagua Map, but did you know that each area also has an important impact on other Bagua sectors? Use these relationships to your advantage to boost your chances of happiness and success in every part of your life. Here are a f… read more »

Feng Shui & Divorce, Part 4: Renew Your Relationship With Your Self

When you’ve been in a marriage or serious relationship for a long time, part of the sense of loss you experience when it ends may be the unsettling realization that you no longer know yourself very well. If your innermost needs were not being met by your former… read more »

Reader Question of the Week: My Stove Is In My Relationship Area — Help!

I received this interesting question this week from a reader: “Any tips for when your stovetop is in your relationship area? How do you make that romantic?! Does putting your toaster oven and microwave together count as a couple?” My kitchen… read more »

Feng Shui Your Love Life: The Bagua’s Secret Weapon

Did you know that the Feng Shui Bagua Map offers more than one way to improve your love life? The Bagua’s nine areas include one dedicated to Marriage & Intimate Relationship (in the upper-right hand corner). This is the first place to enhance if youR… read more »

Business Feng Shui: The Bagua Map For Your Office

Feng Shui’s Bagua Map helps you succeed in business by bringing your challenges and goals into focus. The Feng Shui Office Bagua concentrates on key sectors of your work life, such as customer communications, your business reputation, and career success. Her… read more »

Why Is The Bagua Map Set Up The Way It Is?

Have you ever wondered why the Bagua is laid out the way it is? In fact each of the nine sectors on the Bagua has been carefully located to reflect its role in your life, and how you receive its benefits. The Map is set up in horizontal bands that become more private as you… read more »

The Feng Shui Bagua Map: Enhancing Your Intimate Relationships

Located in the back right-hand corner of your space, the Marriage & Relationship area of Feng Shui’s Bagua sits in a very safe place, ideal for cultivating your most intimate relationships. This area is the “power corner” of receptive Yi… read more »

How To Use The Feng Shui Bagua Map

The Feng Shui Bagua uses your space to map your life, identifying the life areas where you need to make key changes.  The Bagua Map is Feng Shui’s way of bringing the power of your Intention to your health, intimate relationships, money matters and more.  I… read more »