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Keeping Yourself in Balance

Besides Feng Shui-ing a persons home or work environment, adopting the life-style of Feng Shui could also help shift your internal mindset and overall energy for the better. To help maintain a stronger core of balance in life, consider testing out these suggestions below. 

 

MEDITATE:

  • Find a method that works for you. It could be silenced, guided, musical or movement based. 

 

EXAMINE YOUR NEGATIVE BELIEFS:

  • Many times our ego creates situations within our mind that are none existent, which gives rise to unnecessary worry and anxiety. Due to that, it could limit your focus on what is important and positive in life. As the saying goes in Feng Shui, "where attention goes, energy flow."
     

 LEARN NEW RESPONSES THAT ARE LIFE-ENHANCING:

  • Instead of being reactive, you could learn how to take a step back and respond with your higher-self vs your emotional-self. Emotions are like the spice of life and they love to heat things up. 

 

 

REDUCE STRESSFUL CONDITIONS: 

  • Get rid of unnecessary drama. This could include certain habits or behaviors you have adopted. Or perhaps there are certain people who surround you that feed off of a drama. Learn to create boundaries and when you can, place yourself in environments and among people that promote support.

 

 

ADOPT GOOD SLEEPING HABITS AND EXERCISE LIGHTLY ONCE A DAY OR AT LEAST 2-3 TIMES A WEEK: 

  • Ideally, its suggested to get 8 hours of solid sleep every night. As for exercise, find a form that works for you. It could be walking outside, jogging, hiking, lifting weights, swimming, yoga, etc.

EAT HEALTHY MEALS:

With so many food options out there, sometimes it could be very tempting to just "grab and go." With practice and self-discipline, you could learn to change those impulsive food behaviors. Including veggies (dark greens), fruits, nuts and lean meats (for those meat eaters) is a great way to help give your body and mind more sustainable fuel throughout the day. Naturally, be mindful of any allergies you may have so you could customize your healthy meals. 

 

Laura Cerrano is a second-generation Certified New York City Feng Shui Consultant Expert. As a full-time Feng Shui consultant, Laura provides bicoastal consultations and workshops for residential, commercial, real estate developments, Fortune 500 companies and healing faculties. In addition, Laura is a resident teacher at the Metropolitan Institute of Design in Syosset, NY. She has been featured in highly respected publications and TV networks such as Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," PBS, CBC Television, BBC Radio and The New York Times. 

 

Comment balloon 5 commentsLaura Cerrano • September 18 2016 07:52AM

Comments

Nice suggestions, Laura. I'm working on that sleep thing--not always successful, I must admit.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Serving San Francisco and the Silicon Valley (Compass) about 2 years ago

Really great bullet points!  I was just commenting on negativity in my blog this week because I ran across a fantastic quote that made me re-examine my patterns.  Your blog post is a great resourse on that same positive course.

  • Examine your negative beliefs. Many times we create situations within our mind that are not even in existence. This limits our focus on what is positive in life and to help continue that momentum of manifestation. 
Posted by Cara Marcelle Mancuso, Call a Marana neighbor, I'm THERE! LONG REALTY (Long Realty - Dove Mountain, Marana AZ) about 2 years ago

I've been doing my best over the last year or so to eliminate stress and drama in my life.

Posted by Donna Foerster, Metro Denver Real Estate Agent (HomeSmart Realty Group) about 2 years ago

Great suggestions, Laura!  Like Lottie Kendall, I'm still working on the sleep thing!

Posted by Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods (www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310) about 2 years ago

Thanks for this wonderful advice, Laura.  I will do my best to follow them.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) about 2 years ago

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