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Holistic Happenings - Feng Shui, Brain Waves, and Cleaning House
April 22, 2013

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Table of Contents

1 - Article - Feng Shui, Brain Waves and Cleaning House

2 - Upcoming Event - Diamond Feng Shui Fest

3 - Current Event Reminder - Healing with the Masters

Feng Shui, Brain Waves and Cleaning House

If the thought of spring cleaning your home and office inspires you to head for the mall instead, consider this: EEG studies show that upon entering a clean, orderly room, or a room utilizing feng shui, brain waves slow from beta to alpha. And you don't have to wait to benefit until the job is done. This brainwave shift begins as soon as you begin cleaning and rearranging your space.

Why does this matter? Alpha is the state of light trance and meditation. It is a brain state that allows you to be at your best. It is the state of intuition and ‘being in flow’. You enjoy more ‘aha’ moments and creativity. With mind and body relaxed, your energy is more expansive, your body heals, and you are more likely to operate in abundance and prosperity mode.

On the other hand, clutter and dirty, dingy spaces constrict your energy and trigger beta brainwaves with accompanying feelings of overwhelm, stress, and possibly depression.

When you do your spring cleaning, please do so wisely. Keep the health of your body and environment in mind. Reuse and recycle as possible. Stick to green cleaning products instead of mainstream toxic products that you inhale and absorb through your skin.

A great deal of cleaning can be accomplished with white vinegar, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, borax and rubbing alcohol, along with a little elbow grease. Hydrogen peroxide is an excellent disinfectant. Small bowls of baking soda scented with essential oils placed around your home naturally freshen the air. Rubbing alcohol cleans chrome fixtures, granite counter tops, and will remove permanent marker and adhesive from nonporous surfaces.

Do also take this opportunity to brighten and renew your home’s energy flow. Rearrange misplaced furniture. Paint a wall with your favorite color. Put flowering plants at your doorway. Apply feng shui principles to your space. Your energy and mood will lift with a few feel good changes.

Upcoming Event - Diamond Feng Shui Fest

I just love it when science validates ancient traditions such as feng shui often dismissed as 'woo-woo'.

Feng Shui can be very complicated, but there are also very simple, quick 'cures' and strategies that really do make a room feel better. Cures deflect negative energy. Room arrangement improves positive energy flow. Certain features placed in your environment serve as subtle reminders to your subconscious mind of what you want.

To help you learn about the benefits of feng shui, and how to use it to promote health, abundance, transformation, harmony and more, the folks at Learning Strategies (the same folks that share Spring Forest Qi Gong) are giving you the opportunity to access their six day online feng shui course at absolutely no cost.

If you are curious about putting your environment to work for you, check out Diamond Feng Shui.

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Current Event - Healing with the Masters

If you missed signing up for Healing with the Masters, it isn't too late. Several replays are up and there are many more interviews to come including Wayne Dyer, John Gray ("Men Are From Mars, Women are From Venus"), Panache Desai (recently on Oprah's Super Soul Sunday), Neale Donald Walsh (Conversations With God)and Ram Dass (spiritual teacher and author of Be Here Now). Listen to as many or as few sessions as you like.

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Until next time,
Wishing you happiness, healing, and wellness by design.

Val Silver

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