Creating Sanctuary : Passionate, Prosperous & Meaningful Living

by Catherine Hilker, Feng Shui and Human Design Expert

Quick Feng Shui Tips for Buying a Home

Make sure the backyard does not slope away from the front yard, otherwise an adjustment to redirect chi is necessary. Avoid purchasing a home that sits directly in front of a T-Junction. Avoid purchasing a home that sits on property below grade to the main road (like...

Symbolism of Interior Clutter

Do you notice a pattern in specific areas where clutter accumulates in your space? As you may know, clutter creates stuck energy and blocks the flow of good stuff coming your way. In addition, the location of clutter may represent the following based on it's location:...

Enlivening the Front Entrance

What Does Your Entrance Say About You? In the world of feng shui, the entrance to a home, building, office or room is called the Mouth of Chi. As the saying goes, “you only have one chance to make a good first impression.” The entrance is your opportunity to offer a...

Feng Shui Tips for Welcoming

Your front entrance is the mouth of chi and sets the stage for the entire space. Make this area especially attractive for you and your guests. * Add a doormat with an inviting word or image. * Be sure the front door opens freely and is in good working order. * Make...

Feng Shui Tips: Selling Your Home

Follow these feng shui guidelines to make your space sparkle and sell quickly   Address stagnant chi. To get chi  moving, clean thoroughly and purge things you haven't used in a long time. Also, clean the windows and address negative views. Make your front...

A Powerful 15 Minute Meditation

Try this simple practice to bring vitality to your physical body. Sit in a comfortable position, close your eyes, begin focusing only on your breath and relax. Do this for a few moments or until you are centered. Bring a smile to your face and focus on the following:...

10 Things That Make Insomnia Worse

  Traditional Bedroom design by San Francisco General Contractor Camber Construction From a feng shui perspective, here are some reasons that can make insomnia worse: Televisions - TVs are yang and fiery which is the exact opposite of the vibe for generating...

Feng Shui Element of Water

    Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it. –Lao Tzu   Water  release, renewal, flow The element of water is represented the colors of blacks (still water), indigo (moving water), and dark colors. Water is actual water...

Productive Work Spaces

I love my office! As a solopreneur, it's important I do because it's where the magic happens. (If I may steal a phrase from MTV's show Cribs!) There are several reasons this is so. Here are a  few: My office chair is super comfortable. My office walls are purple, one...

What’s Draining Your Vital Energy?

  In Feng Shui, it’s not enough to take care of just your physical self.  Your physical space, like your body, also needs regular cleaning, maintenance and attention so you can be your absolute best!  Your physical environment not only provides a safe haven, it’s...