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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Good Sleep and Feng Shui
Good Sleep and Feng Shui
is a natural human instinct. We go to bed when we are tired, or when it is
bedtime. However, many people have problems with natural sleep: they go to bed,
but they cannot fall asleep right away; or, worse, they rely on medications to
put them to sleep. In other words, they have insomnia or sleep
wisdom, you can acquire natural sleep through goodfeng
shui, which is an ancient Chinese art based on the balance and
and the Five Elements. Essentially, feng
shui is the philosophical and scientific belief that there is
an internal life energy, known asqi, that is responsible for bringing
oxygen and nutrients to different parts of the human body for health and
wellness. If there is any blockage or stagnation of this smooth and natural flow
then health is significantly compromised, resulting in insomnia, not to mention
disease and disorder.
that natural sleep is contingent on the relaxation of muscles, the regulation
of body temperature and humidity, the optimization of breathing, and the
stability of emotions,feng shuimay play a pivotal part in the science
of natural sleep.
the following principles offeng shuito your sleep environment to enhance
your natural sleep:
bedroom should be a square or a rectangle in shape to enable the free flow ofqi.
A bedroom too cluttered with objects or furniture does not contribute to an
optimum environment for natural sleep. If you sit on your bed and look
around, you would be able to decide if there are items that have no place in
the bedroom, such as a computer work station. Do you feel that there is
the bedroom that may create an imbalance ofyinandyang?
Do you feel that there are too many objects that visually clutter your bedroom.
According to goodfeng shui, you bed should be raised, that
is, it should not be lying flat on the floor, in order to encourage the free
bed should be strategically placed in the bedroom. Do not place your bed
between windows and doors, or between two doors, where energy will directly
disrupt your natural sleep. Also, try not to place your bed in a spot of
direct sunlight: the energy of the sun does not conduce to natural sleep.
should avoid hanging mirrors on the walls. If you do need a mirror in the
bedroom, do not place it directly opposite the bed. The reason is that you do
not want the mirror to reflect theqienergy
back to you while you sleep.
above are some of the basic principles of goodfeng
be applicable to your sleep environment to optimize your natural sleep.
learn more about yin and yang, and the Five Elements, visit my web
page: Chinese Healing.