How to Place Feng Shui Cures for Best Results

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Feng shui cures can help you attract the best quality of energy when the cures are placed right. What does it mean, though, to place a feng shui cure correctly?

There are two main criteria for the placement of feng shui cures:

Best Feng Shui Bagua Area

You want to always be sure to match the energy of your feng shui cure to the feng shui element energy needed in the specific area of the bagua, or feng shui energy map.

For example, if you are looking for the best feng shui placement of a fountain— which is of the water feng shui element energy—you will place it in bagua areas that benefit from the water element, such as North, East, or Southeast feng shui bagua areas.

Best Feng Shui Facing Directions

In feng shui, each person has his or her own individual best, or lucky feng shui direction. The best feng shui directions are determined by calculating one's Kua number and can be used to attract the energies of better health, a more successful career, or nourishing love. For best results, you will work with both bagua areas, as well as the best directions criteria. Look at an example to make it easier to understand the right placement of feng shui cures.

Suppose you want to strengthen the love and marriage energy in your life. You found a perfect feng shui cure for love: a beautiful mini-sculpture of two lovers holding hands and looking in a specific direction. You will place your cure in the Southwest (love and marriage feng shui area) but you will position it so it can face your lucky feng shui direction for love.

In case you're using art as a feng shui cure, sometimes you can easily define the facing direction (art with people's faces or animals) and sometimes you just can't (abstract art). You should always be sure, though, that you place the art with the right feng shui energy for the specific bagua area.

If you have a predominantly red color art—which is a fire feng shui element—you will place it in the South area to complement the fire energy of the South, or in the Southwest, to nourish the Earth energy of the Southwest.