Adjusting to the Seasons can be difficult sometimes when we live our lives very insulated from nature, working in offices with artificial orangey/yellow lighting instead of full spectrum lights, taking the tube, going home to stay in or go out into public transport etc. Air conditioning/heating/umbrellas – all insulate us from the forces of nature, so sometimes our bodies don’t know how to make a good transition.
In Feng Shui cycles, the month of the Tiger started on the 4th February and the Chinese New Year is the first lunar day of this month, which falls on the 10th February 2013.
Whilst the Winter Solstice of December 21st marked the real turning point of the energy, there is a cultural celebration of Chinese New Year, more correctly known as Spring Festival, during which the new energies are starting to stir more so than in the depths of December and January when the earth is still sleeping!
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How the natural forces of the universe affect the energies of the year is a fascinating subject called forecasting and refers to our Heaven Luck. I prefer the term forecast rather than prediction as I consider it more accurate and it also creates more psychological space to harness our Human Luck in order to better weather the forecast whereas prediction somehow sounds too final. We are never meant to feel victimized by the forecasts as this creates self-fulfilling prophecies, however, if we are forewarned we are forearmed and can fine-tune our strategies.
Each person is born in a year within the 12 Celestial Animal Cycle and express some character traits and energetics of the particular animal. Of course, no one wants to be the Pig, Dog or Rat but prefer to be the Tiger or the Dragon! The full Chinese Horoscope is based on more complex formulae involving your Year, Month, Day and Hour of birth, however, the below represent a very general outlook for each Chinese Animal sign and are meant to help you weaken or avoid bad luck, and increase your alignment to the good luck. Please do understand that both your individual detailed horoscope and the Feng Shui of your home or office will greatly contribute to how you combine with the energies and if you want to engage at a deeper level then consider having your full horoscope ‘opened’ or a full professional Feng Shui consultation. DIY horoscopes or Feng Shui are not recommended!
Wishing you a peaceful, healthy and prosperous 2013 Year of the Water Snake!
As the nation starts to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee, I researched the Feng Shui of Buckingham Palace and also the Chinese Horoscope of our inspiring leader Queen Elizabeth II. I came to some very interesting conclusions that I’d like to share with you here.
The full in-depth technical article will be offered to specialist publications but the broad sweep is as follows:
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The long narrow approach to Buckingham Palace brings powerful chi to the front gates in a direct funnel, usually associated with sha chi or poison chi. The gates, roundabout and statue help to deflect the chi so that it doesn’t hit the palace entrance full force. Read more →
I just came across this lovely science based website and was delighted to see a little article on the Chinese Spring Equinox perspective. Thanks to Deborah Byrd for the lovely suggestions on how to celebrate Spring.
I also like her post about the equinox as it has a great illustration of the movement of the planets.
Ver is Latin for Spring, hence Vernal Equinox. Happy Chun Fun!
Good to see some intelligent writing on Feng Shui – thanks to Freshome for their kind invitation for me to tell them all about Feng Shui Interior Design – would have loved to feature our newest project completed just before Christmas but the pro photos are not done yet.
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A very common comment I hear from my Feng Shui clients and students is that they are confused about their Chinese Zodiac animal and Lo Shu number because many systems incorrectly work with the “Chinese New Year” instead of the Winter Solstice. This can cause great confusion in people and almost an identity crisis! Read more →
How the natural forces of the universe affect the energies of the year is a fascinating subject called forecasting and refers to our Heaven Luck. I prefer the term forecast rather than prediction as I consider it more accurate and it also creates more psychological space to harness our Human Luck in order to better weather the forecast whereas prediction somehow sounds too final. We are never meant to feel victimized by the forecasts as this creates self-fulfilling prophecies, however, if we are forewarned we are forearmed and can fine-tune our strategies. Read more →
I wrote a summarised 2011 Forecast for the Feng Shui Society (in January 2011), influenced by my teacher Grand Master Chan Kun Wah, but interpreted by my own wisdom and knowledge. I correctly forecasted that it was timely this year for the people to express their feelings to governments and also that petroleum would be supported by the general energy of the year. Below is an excerpt: Read more →