Top Feng Shui Ways To Deal with Negative Energy

Use these feng shui tips and cures to bring fresh, clear energy into your space

There are many feng shui ways to deal with potentially negative energy in your space - both the energy created by human emotions, as well as the negative energy created by specific details in your home structure, such as a staircase in the center of the home, for example, or a bathroom above the main door.

Here we are exploring the main ways to deal with negative energy created by negative human experiences, as well as by the presence of challenging annual feng shui stars. If you have any...MORE questions not answered here, feel free to ask them on our Feng Shui for Modern Living page. Enjoy!

  • 01 of 08
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     Space clearing basically means clearing the energy of your space of any negative residues that might have accumulated there either from previous owners or from specific negative experiences in your life. Even though it might sound complicated, space clearing is not hard to do. It is usually recommended to do a deep space clearing session at least once a year. It is also ... 

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    You can do smudging as part of your space clearing procedure, as well as just smudge the space without necessarily going through the whole space clearing ritual. The term smudging is not a feng shui term. It comes from the Native American healing and shamanic traditions of working with energy. The most common herb used in ... 

  • 03 of 08
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    The feng shui salt water cure is a popular feng shui cure (from the traditional, or classical school of feng shui) used to neutralize the potentially negative effects of challenging feng shui annual stars in a home or office. This feng shui cure is usually used for ...  

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    The Pi Yao (Pi Xiu) is the only feng shui cure used in the flying stars school of feng shui to protect against a specific type of negative energy, called the Grand Duke (Tai Sui). If you are following the annual feng shui updates, you can ... 
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  • 05 of 08
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    The Medicine Buddha is, as the name implies, the Healing Buddha. In the traditional paintings (Tibetan thangkas) he is surrounded by various herbs and medicine, with halos of healing energy radiating from his head and body. As Medicine Buddha's vow was to help heal all the sick and the injured, he is often called upon to help ...

  • 06 of 08
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    Quan Yin is welcomed in many feng shui applications and is one of the most popular (and sacred) feng shui cures. Because of Quan Yin's commitment to help humans, she is approached with any concerns, troubles or worries. Be it ...

  • 07 of 08
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    If you need a strong metal feng shui element in a specific bagua area, such as Northwest, for example, a feng shui consultant might recommend a metal wind chime with 6 strings/bells, 6 being the feng shui number for Northwest. The best choice would be considered a chime with hollow tubes, so as to allow the potential Sha Chi to be transmuted into ...

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    Do you know why the Dzi beads are considered to be a powerful protection amulet in feng shui? Almost all feng shui retailers carry variations of Dzi beads jewelry, so it might be helpful to look at some basic facts about these beads. The word "Dzi" translated from Tibetan means "shine, brightness, clearness, and splendour"; and the Chinese interpretation of "Dzi" is "heaven's pearls". Quite powerful for a small bead, isn't it? Genuine Dzi beads are hard to...MORE ...