How to Feng Shui Step 4: Practice Feng Shui

Irene Pasat December 19, 2009


Previous Feng shui steps explain how to use Yin Yang Concept in your room, 5 Natural Elements and how they interact between each other. In this Feng Shui step 4 I will explain how to use these simple Feng Shui steps on practice. If any questions, comment below, I will try to answer asap. Let’s start the Feng Shui Practice.

You need a piece of paper and a pen to write all you see in your room.

Start from a specific room, not the whole house. I will give you tips where you should start, because the more detailed list, the easier will be the end. So here we go:

1. Colors

Write down all main colors that are used in your room. Look at the walls, furniture, curtains, carpets, decorating items, paintings, etc. I started from the window (curtains, items near the window) then i watched everything to the right, then to the left, etc.

2. Colors and elements

Now please write near the colors the element that represents this color. Green is wood, blue is water element, red is fire, etc. You can see detailed description in Feng Shui Step 2.

3. Color cycle – choose 2-3 colors

Feng Shui Step 3 explains how elements interact between each other. So now you need to see what elements/colors do you have in your list and decide if they are “friends” or elements according to Reductive Cycle.

Your goal is to have 2-3 colors in the room that positively interact between each other. Don’t use more colors in your room, because it will distract you and you won’t feel harmonious.  But don’t choose one color, because Yin Yang principle (Feng Shui Step 1) says that too much of one color is not good. How will you choose? Take all colors that you have and then see the elements they represent. Look at the Reductive Cycle.

Examples of what you could have in your room and how we can solve the Feng Shui problem:

A. If you have 1 color in the room

Look at Domination Cycle. Exclude two elements that are near your element of the room. For example, if you have green room (wood element), the elements you need to exclude are Metal and Earth.

Now look at the Reductive Cycle. Choose the next Element after the Element you have in your room. For example, the green room (wood element) has a lot of Wood Element, so it needs Water that in some sense will exhaust Wood, but it is OK in this case, because you have a lot of wood that need to be balanced.

Conclusion: The room has no balance in color, so you need to choose the Element that will take power from your main element of the room.

B. If you have 2 colors in your room

Make sure you have 2 friendly elements according to Reductive Cycle. Wood+water, Fire + Wood, Earth + Fire, etc.

C. If you have 3 or more colors in room

Reduce colors of the room to 2 or 3 colors. Check if your Elements of the room are friendly.  Combine colors, so that they stand together in the Reduction Cycle. For example, Fire Wood and Water are “friends” in the Reduction cycle, so you can combine them in your room. But don’t forget that too much of one is bad! If you have too much of Fire in the Water room, you will have a lot of troubles. Just be balanced:)

4. Shapes. Just check that you don’t have sharp objects

I want to post examples of the rooms in the nearest time.

If you want to have your room discusses according to these feng shui steps, feel free to send me the photos. I’ll post the photos with feng shui description and ideas.

Step 1: Yin Yang Concept
Step 2: How to Feng Shui Step 2: Five Elements
Step 3: How to Feng Shui Step 3: The Three Cycles

One Response to “How to Feng Shui Step 4: Practice Feng Shui”

  1. Juanita
    4:58 pm on December 23rd, 2009

    Hello Zvezdochka I have a room in the entrance of the house it is orange the living room is red and the dining room is yellow is this a good idea to have the three colors in the same area .Thank you