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  • How to Feng Shui Your Workspace. Lure luck your way at your workplace by arranging things

  • according to the ancient Chinese design philosophy known as feng shui. You will need A plant

  • A desktop fountain or fishbowl Blue, purple, and red desk accessories A black briefcase

  • or laptop bag Photos and a desk lamp. Step 1. De-clutter your desk and workspace, which

  • is the most important thing you can do to balance the _chi_—or energyin your office.

  • Step 2. Repair or get rid of anything that’s brokenlike a pen that’s out of ink or

  • a flickering desk lamp. They block your chi. Step 3. Put a plant on your desk to absorb

  • energy-draining emissions from your computer. Just avoid cacti, whose pointy needles attract

  • negative energy. Try an orchid if your job requires you to suffer fools gladly. Feng

  • shui experts believe orchids are symbols of patience. Step 4. The placement of your desk

  • and chair should allow you to see who’s coming into the room. Business and opportunity

  • symbolically come to you through the door; so don’t turn your back on it. If you can,

  • position your desk so a solid wall is behind you. Towatch your backeven more effectively,

  • make sure your chair has proper back support. Step 5. Place a desktop fountain or fish bowl

  • on or near your desk. These decorations activate the water element, inviting the flow of money

  • and success. Feng shui aside, fish and fountains are relaxing. Theyll help calm you down

  • when youre stressed. Step 6. Use desk accessories and office supplies in blues, purples, and

  • reds, which are the colors of calm, creativity, and recognition. Black is the color of money,

  • so use a black briefcase or laptop bag. Step 7. To promote harmony, place pictures of loved

  • ones on the upper-right corner of your desk. Step 8. Keep your wastebasket as far away

  • from your desk as possible. If you must have one, place it at the bottom-left corner of

  • your desk. Step 9. If your office has overhead, fluorescent lighting, try getting one of the

  • bulbs removed to decrease the lighting intensity. Then, add a desk lamp that provides the right

  • amount of lighting for your work area. Did you know Disney executives consulted a feng

  • shui master when building Hong Kong Disneyland in 2005, leading them to place several waterfalls

  • around the park to accumulate luck and wealth.

How to Feng Shui Your Workspace. Lure luck your way at your workplace by arranging things

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