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Feng Shui for Winter Nights

Red is not just for Christmas! Red is the color of warmth, of fire, of yang. It is the antidote for the cold yin nights of winter. Warm your nights with just the right chi by practicing these feng shu…


Feng Shui Organizing Tips for Fall

This fall feng shui primer will help you nurture yourself and bring more prosperity into your life while you get back to work or school. The organizing guidance is rooted in honoring the seasonal chan…


Autumn Equinox, Feng Shui, and the West

On Planet Earth, West is the direction of the setting sun. It signifies evening, twilight, autumn and the coming of night. In the Northern hemisphere, Sept. 23 is the Autumn Equinox, when the energies…


The Feng Shui of Halloween: The Approach of the Dark

Tonight is the dark of the moon in Scorpio, just before all Hallows Eve or Halloween as we know it in North America. In Mexico we come towards the Day of the Dead. In Europe the festivals are lost in …


The Feng Shui of Impermanence

Where I live, May is the time for the green to return to the mountains. Everywhere, almost simultaneously, there is a profusion of colors, birds and flowers. As the yellow flowers on the forsythia dep…


Feng Shui of Abundance: Feed the Birds, Feed the Earth

In the roots of feng shui, there is a teaching: "If you want abundance feed the Earth, feed the birds." Birds are a symbol of wealth, strong chi, harmony and joy. They only come where there is food, l…


Feng Shui Welcomes Spring

In feng shui, spring is associated with the East, new beginnings and the element of wood. The color is green. The Earth and her creatures awake from winter's slumber, ready to move forward with the …


Feng Shui of Patience: The Element of Earth

We embark on the year of the Earth Rat. Therefore it is important to understand the element of Earth. Earth is the Great Mother; her universal chant is MA. We are born of her, we live in her, we are…


Mid-Winter Feng Shui: The Year of the Earth Rat

By Betsy Stang, contributing writer for Care2 Green Living Chinese New Year heralds the beginning of spring in the Northern hemisphere. In the southern states, the flowers begin to bloom, the rains…


Feng Shui for the New Year

By Betsy Stang, practitioner of Healing by Design Feng Shui. A new year is like a new doorway. A new year offers a new chance to bring who we truly are into manifestation. Each turn of the wheel h…


about Betsy Stang

Betsy Stang is the executive director and founder of the Wittenberg Center for Alternative Resources Inc. and is dedicated to creating networks for a peaceful, sustainable future. She is also the presiding minister for The Center for the Living Earth, an interfaith congregation registered in the New York state and Ulster County. In addition, she is a certified practitioner of The Pyramid School of Feng Shui and a consultant for "Healing by Design."

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Very feeling and revealing article. I also love fall and dread cold winter months yet enjoy a warm f…