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Bedroom Feng Shui to Impress Your Chinese Girlfriend by Achelle Vinzon
Okay.  You’re not taking your Chinese girlfriend back to your place to try to get further base-wise, or to hit the home run.  She may just want to see your living conditions, or perhaps you just want to cook for her or she, for you.  In any case, you may want to apply some basic feng shui to your bedroom to impress her.  
Even if you don’t believe in this Chinese ancient art and its supposed harmonizing effects on any given space to promote good health and fortune, you really have nothing to lose if you choose to apply some of its basic concepts to your bedroom.  In fact, you will even gain more points from your Chinese girlfriend (and, perhaps, even her parents) by doing so.  At the very least, you can show her that you are willing to adopt some Chinese customs to help enhance your relationship.  So to a certain extent, feng shui can have a positive impact on your life!

The first thing you will have to figure out is the proper layout of your bedroom.  On a piece of paper, draw an outline of your bedroom; make it more or less a square, even if your room is more rectangular.  The proper orientation of the box should have the primary entrance to the room on the bottom line of the “square.”

Good Fengshui makes for a good impressions on your Chinese girlfriend, every time!Make a three by three division inside the square so that you’ll have nine, smaller, equal-sized sections.  Label each section, going from left to right and starting from the top row, with these life aspects: Wealth; Fame/Reputation; Relationships/Romance; (second row) Family/Health ;Tao symbol; Creativity/Children; (third row) Knowledge; Career; and Helpful People/Travel.

Place objects that correspond to these life aspects in each of the sections.  For example, in the “Wealth” section (top left section), place anything that is distinctly colored purple, red, or gold, and some jewelry and money.  The “Fame/Reputation” section can be represented by awards, candles, or any orange, red, or purple items.  In the “Relationship/Romance” section, place photos of you and your Chinese girlfriend and any paired object.

Place family photos, some heirlooms, and/or plants in the “Family/Health” section.  Any piece of technology or art-related item should be placed within the “Creativity/Children” section.  You can place a book shelf where “Knowledge” is supposed to be located in your room.  Any water-related item, a mirror, or any item that symbolizes your career goals should be placed within the “Career” section.  Photos of loved ones, friends, and of your travels can be placed within the “Helpful People/Travel” section. 

Ideally, your bed should be placed as far away from the door (any and all doors that lead to the bedroom) as possible, and should not be in direct line with it but you should still have a direct view of the entrance.  If, for example, your bedroom door is within the bottom left section of the square, your bed should be placed within the top right section of the square; you should not place it in the bottom right section because, then, you will not have a direct line of sight to the entrance.  Compensate accordingly if there is more than one door leading to the bedroom.

Additionally, you should not place your bed under any windows; a solid wall behind the bed is best, but you should leave a space between the wall and the headboard.  Place appliances and/or furniture on either side of the bed so that it is not directly against any walls. 

If you have a small bedroom, you should still be able to apply this basic feng shui arrangement with small, but symbolic items.  It does not have to be perfect (unless, of course you genuinely subscribe to the ancient art of feng shui); your sincere efforts in trying to adopt this cherished Chinese practice into your home life will still be greatly appreciated by your Chinese love.  

From: Original         Author: Achelle Vinzon         Time: 8/2/2013 4:17:55 PM

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#2013-11-19 16:32:00 by melcyan @melcyan
Reply Can anyone explain why you do not choose a room in a hotel where the door is at the end of the corridor and when you open the door you are looking directly down the corridor?
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