Introduction n the practice of Feng Shui, “lucky items” or auspicious items represent the kind of energy that you wish to direct into an aspect of your life. Some of the most well-known lucky items are oranges (considered auspicious for their vibrant color and representative of yang energy, which brings joy and abundance), the Eternal…

Dear Uncle Dixer: I recently came about an article about house 8 trigrams. It said 4 belong to Yang Kua and the other 4 belong to Yin Kua. “干坎艮震四阳卦, 巽离坤兑四阴卦. 从阳卦搬入阴卦或从阴卦迁至阳卦是为吉祥,若是由阴入阴、阳入阳那就算不吉了” What can I do if I am moving from 兑 (dui) to 巽 (xun), which is 阴入阴 (Yin to Yin). Any cures for this…

Dear Uncle Dixer: I have a Northwest facing house, and I would like to place a water feature outside my door. Is this a good idea as I read somewhere that you should not do this in the Northwest?

Dear Uncle Dixer: What color planters should I use for my indoor plants? Plants I have: Jade (Crassula ovata), money tree (Pachira aquatica), bamboo stalks, peace lilies, and succulents (not cacti). I read that all plants belong to the Wood element, but should I use planters/pots that are symbolic of Water (black, blue) because water nourishes…

Introduction Purchasing a piece of land is a significant decision, so it’s only natural for people to put a lot of thought into the specifics of the real estate property that they are putting their money into. Before finalizing the purchase, you’d of course want to consider the location of the lot, the area surrounding…

Dear Uncle Dixer: I am making floor plans for my dream house and I would love sliding doors in my bedroom (they are not near the bed nor facing the bed) and windows all around my kitchen eating area. Is it unfavorable to have too many windows, low windows, or floor-to-ceiling windows? I read that…