Feng Shui Made Easy, Revised Edition: Designing Your Life with the Ancient Art of Placement

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North Atlantic Books, Mar 8, 2011 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 296 pages
The first edition, released in 1995, was lauded by seasoned practitioners and beginners alike. And no wonder. While most of the early English-language books on feng shui were dauntingly mystical or relied on complex calculations or culturally specific design practices, Feng Shui Made Easy took a more holistic approach, clearly explaining the fundamentals while guiding readers on an inner journey of understanding.

Thoughtfully written and beautifully illustrated, the book is structured around an “architecture of consciousness” that is really the inner landscape. The book explores each “house” of the bagua—the chart representing one’s journey through life; relationships with parents, loved ones, and community; creativity; spirituality; and connectedness to the source of life—and the symbolism of the corresponding I Ching trigram. Feng Shui Made Easy helps readers discover the nature of these connections, as well as learn what obstructions must be removed to change fixed patterns of behavior and restore balance, harmony, and inner peace—a process that, when combined with external adjustments, results in increased success and lasting change in all areas of life.

This revised edition expands on the author’s intuitive approach with new sections on health, children’s environments, and ecological concerns and sustainable practices. The author also corrects misconceptions about feng shui and uses fascinating case studies to share valuable insights he gained from interactions with his clients and readers.

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Integrating interior design with the I Ching, feng shui harmonizes our external and internal environments by creating balanced, peaceful dwelings in which we can develop health and happiness. But ... Read full review

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I consider Feng Shui Made Easy by William Spear to be a feng shui classic. It is out of print but it looks like many copies are available on the used market. This has a nice explanation of the magic square and some basic information about feng shui's relationship to the I Ching. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

William Spear is a highly regarded educator, consultant, and writer on feng shui, vital design, geomancy, the I Ching, Eastern philosophy, selfdevelopment, end-of-life care, and complementary healing arts. The founder of the International Feng Shui Society, he has appeared on CNN, the CBS Morning Show, and other world media. He lives in Bantam, CT.

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