Since many seem to take personal inventories this time of year, why not get specific and take a personal HEALTH inventory and work it the feng shui way.
If you have any condition that seems to be inherited through your genes, review the Family Gua (half way back on the left based on where you enter a home or room) of each room in the house. This is the wood element/green color gua so see if it has at least one of these items dominating the space.
If it does not appear to be inherited, then concentrate on the Center portion of the home or more specifically, each room. This zone is governed by the earth element (like soil versus planet Earth.) Earth tone colors work well here if you like working with color. Also, when enhancing the “center” of the house, it would be nice to place something like a large piece of pottery or large obelisk stone sculpture, but if that is not available, simply intend that the item you place NEAR the center “work” for you. After giving intentions in the center of the entire home, work on each room’s “center.” If it is simply space, then feel where the energetic center of the room is located: perhaps the coffee table, perhaps the bed, perhaps it is the dresser. Where do you most naturally want to pause, when walking through? That may be “the energetic center.”
Take a look around the bagua to see if your health issues relate to what=s going on in those areas. Here are some specific ailments with their associated guas:
Colds, rheumatism, hip issues – Prosperity gua
Sight and cardiac difficulties – Fame and Reputation gua
Digestive and reproductive disorders – Love and Relationships gua
Oral, dental and chest disorders – Creativity and Children gua
Headaches and pulmonary disorders – Helpful People gua
Earache and kidney ailments – Career gua
Arthritis – Skills and Knowledge gua
Hysteria and convulsions – Family gua
If you are in-the-know about feng shui’s 5 elements (water, wood, fire, earth and metal) and want to go beyond the bagua, adjust your spaces according to the suggestions below:
Heart / Small Intestine – Fire element
Spleen / Stomach – Earth element
Lungs / Colon – Metal element
Kidney / Bladder – Water element
Liver / Gallbladder – Wood element
I’d suggest checking in with a Chinese doctor/acupuncturist who can explain to you what element is weak if you are unsure of how to approach this
If you are into affirmations and positive thinking to shift your health energy, try these statements:
1. I am one, whole and perfect.
2. I am a child of God. I did not inherit illness.