five elements: Feng Shui, Fashion and Self - Empowerment Workshop with Feng Shui Manhattan, Inc - 10/26/18 06:49 AM
Join Certified Feng Shui Expert, Laura Cerrano for a fun, interactive workshop that explores the Five Elements Theory in Feng Shui through the lens of fashion! Learn practical tips on how to identify each element ( Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood) and utilize their characteristics to enhance the energy of your wardrobe and self. 

Topic: Feng Shui, Fashion and Empowerment
Instructor: Certified Feng Shui New York Consultant Laura Cerrano, CEO and founder of Feng Shui Manhattan, Inc
Date: Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Time:  1pm - 4pm
Location: Floral Park Library, 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park, NY 11001
Fee: FREE to attend! 
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five elements: Top Feng Shui Plants for Your Home and Office - 10/18/17 07:00 AM
The FIVE ELEMENTS (Fire, Earth, Metal, Water and Wood) work best when blended together in a harmonious way inside your home. Today, we are focusing on the element of wood (a.k.a plants,flowers,trees, bushes, etc). Not only do they help to spruce up the overall ambiance, they are also scientifically proven to reduce stress, purify the air, improve learning, compassion, speed up the healing process, memory, and communication!
 
Incorporating wood element could be achieved through the arrangement of real plants, plant inspired artwork or artificial flowers. How about wood flooring, panels and furniture, do they count? Yes. Yet, when it comes to feng shui … (6 comments)

five elements: The Five Elements in Feng Shui - 09/17/16 11:14 PM
 
Every person embodies each of the five elements to some degree. When we learn to see the levels of the force inside a human being, we strengthen the insights required to make wiser decisions, for we are informed about the roots of our growth and weak points, our dreams, our doubts, our actions and attitudes. When we know ourselves and others, we become accountable and can act accordingly and effectively to balance our mind and body. 
 
Creative and Destructive (Controlling) Cycles 
Everything is in motion, and all process is cyclic. The creative and controlling cycles correspond to the cycle of flourishing and withering, … (2 comments)

five elements: Feng Shui Pop Quiz Answer To: What Are The Deconstructive Cycles Of The 5 Elements? - 06/01/15 12:48 AM
Feng Shui Pop Quiz Answer To: What Are The Deconstructive Cycles Of The 5 Elements?
Knowing the Five elements theory in Feng Shui is always beneficial because it offers insight into personality dynamics along with simple ways to help check and balance the energy of your home, body, mind and spirit as needed. 
Below I listed all 5 element answers. 
 
Five elements Answers:
Fire       C.   Melts wood Earth    D.  Absorbs water Metal    A.   Cuts wood Water   B. Extinguiesed fire Wood   E. Breaks up earth _____________________________________________
A.   Cuts wood
B.   Extinguishes fire
C.   Melts wood
D.   Absorbs water
 
E.   Breaks up earth
 
 
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five elements: Feng Shui Pop Quiz: What Are The Deconstructive Cycles Of The 5 Elements ? - 05/26/15 12:51 AM
Feng Shui Pop Quiz: What Are The Deconstructive Cycles Of The 5 Elements?
Knowing the Five elements theory in Feng Shui is always beneficial because it offers insight into personality dynamics along with simple ways to help check and balance the energy of your home, body, mind and spirit as needed. 
Below is a list of the 5 elements.
 
Five elements
Fire_______________ Earth______________ Metal______________ Water______________ Wood______________  
Deconstructive cycle description
Choose one letter (A, B, C, D, or E) that that you feel is the deconstructive cycle description for Fire, Earth, Metal, Water and Wood. Only one letter can be chosen per element. 
 
A.   Cuts wood
B.   Extinguishes fire
C.   Melts wood
D.  Absorbs water
E. … (9 comments)

five elements: Did You Know There Are 5 Mountain Elements in Feng Shui? - 05/19/15 04:11 AM
 Did You Know There Are 5 Mountain Elements in Feng Shui?
 
Tianzi Mountains, China. photo from boredpanda.com
Going deeper into the studies of Feng Shui, you will find the five elements theory goes beyond just the elements themselves. They will even expand into one another. An example of this is with Mountain (Earth) energy. There is a variety of Mountains all around the world and with each region they are fused with a combination of elements. 
 
Fire mountains (Mount Everest) which have angular peaks 
Earth mountains (Mount Conner, Australia,)- flat top 
Metal Mountains (Taro Elephant Mountain Kanchanaburi, Thailand)-rounded top 
Wood Mountain (Tianzi Mountains, China)-tall and narrowFun Fact: These are the mountain ranges that inspired Avatar's "floating mountain" movie scene.
 
Water Mountains (Japanese mountains) … (6 comments)

five elements: Feng Shui Pop Quiz Answer: How Many Elements Are There In Feng Shui? - 03/24/15 10:42 AM
Feng Shui Pop Quiz Answer To: How Many Elements Are There In Feng Shui?

 
Feng Shui question of the week: How many elements are there in Feng Shui?
And for those who would like to delve a bit deeper, share one decorative object that represents each element. These objects can be placed within your home.  This is an example of the Feng Shui principles being complimented with interior design. 
 
The Answer is:
 
There are 5 elements in Feng Shui. In order they are Fire, Earth, Metal, Water and Wood. Keeping the answer simple I will save the second part for … (7 comments)

five elements: According to Feng Shui-Does it Matter if I Use All Room in My Home? - 05/30/14 11:05 PM
According to Feng Shui-Does it Matter if I Use All Room in My Home?
If you do not use every single room in your home Feng Shui does see that over time as stagnant energy potentially building up.  Depending on where that room is located on your layout with the Ba-gua map placed on top will give further insight into the life area that maybe lacking breathable energy.
If that given room in your home is not being used, do your best not to completely forget about it.  Take the time to show it some TLC, keep it organized, let go of items that are … (1 comments)

five elements: How Do I know Which Method of Feng Shui is the best for Me? - 01/10/14 01:37 AM
How Do I know Which Method of Feng Shui is the best for Me? There are several forms of Feng Shui you can choose from or even blend together.  For me, I find blending the different methods of Feng Shui allows for greater ranges of insights, resolutions, remedies and perspectives.  My recommendation to you is to research the various methods out there (examples: Black Sect, Western Feng Shui, Ba-gua, Compass, Five Elements, Feng Shui and Ascension, Intuitive Feng Shui and Form School), listen to intuition and the one that resonates with you most will simply make sense. When you are ready … (7 comments)

 
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