Clean your House, Change your Chi!

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Are you feeling stagnant, blase, or needing a little lift?

Next time you feel this way, clean your house and see what happens. You can literally change the vibration or lift the vibration of your house by cleaning and bring in new opportunities quickly. Have you ever walked into a home where things were a little chaotic and in a state of disarray and you felt a little uncomfortable? You know that same feeling you get when you’re watching hoarders on television. Or have you walked into a home that was clean, pristine and looked like a museum and you felt really good there? Like when you’re watching HGTV and they’re doing the grand reveal of the space after they HGTV’d it. Those “feelings” all have to do with the energy in the space.

I self diagnosed myself with a cleaning disorder. Anytime I am stressed, I clean, if I am frustrated, I clean, If I am sad, I clean. Why do you ask, would I do such a foolish thing? Because it makes me feel better. It lifts the vibration of my home, which in turn changes my vibration to a higher one and the end result is a happier gal. Obviously, you don’t have to be as obsessive as I am but you get the picture.  A little cleaning, goes a long way.

Energy flows from the outside- in and flows from the middle of the house outward in a specific pattern that we Feng Shui people call the ” lo shu flight path.” When chi is flowing and there’s an obstacle in its way, such as a stack of laundry,boxes, or just a bunch of stuff everywhere,  the chi cannot flow uniformly and that’s when you may start feeling stagnation, tired, depression, low energy, etc.

Energy brings opportunities for money, relationships and health. When energy is met with an obstacle, it diverts from its normal path, which in turn takes longer to complete the “lo shu flight path.”  For example, picture yourself driving along and all of the sudden the light turns red, which in turn forces you to come to a screeching halt.  If you were to keep doing this a dozen times, it would eventually take longer for you to get to your destination. Now use that same analogy and picture the energy flow in your home…every time  it’s halted by an obstacle, it will take that much longer for the opportunities to come in.

By cleaning up after yourself, cleaning the house, clearing away clutter, and keeping your home pristine, these actions will left the energy of your home and the chi will be able to flow freely and effortlessly and this will help bring in more opportunities for money, relationships, and health. Give it a try and see what happens.

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About Jennifer Bonetto

Known as 'The Hollywood Feng Shui Master,' since 2008, Jennifer has been the soul behind Real Feng Shui SOULutions. She is a certified Master Practitioner, Certified Master Instructor, and a fellow for the American College of Classical Feng Shui. Currently, she is part of the 400 year old Wu Chang Pai mastery lineage of Grandmaster Yap Cheng Hai, of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She is featured on Season 3 of HGTV's show, Selling LA and on Aljazeera's documentary, China's Home Invasion. Jennifer received an MBA from Chapman University in Orange, CA. When she's not doing Feng Shui or interior design for her clients, you can also find her teaching and taking classes at Pure Barre, at a local yoga class, paddle boarding, traveling the world, spending time with her family and friends, and laughing a lot. Join us on Facebook: Follow us on twitter: @realfengshui


12 Responses to “Clean your House, Change your Chi!”

  1. ali says:

    i'm the same way! I grew up with vacuum lines on the carpet (thanks mom) and believe that cleaning is better than therapy. thank you for this piece!

  2. Yay, we're not alone ladies! I love it.

  3. yogijulian says:

    on the other hand it could just be OCD! 🙂

  4. Roger Wolsey says:

    On the other hand, my mother has a needlepointed message that hangs on her kitchen wall. It reads, "A clean home is the sign of a misspent life." The author states, "I self diagnosed myself with a cleaning disorder. Anytime I am stressed, I clean…"
    Could it be that this blog is a cry for help?

    Disclaimer: this post is by someone who self diagnoses with the opposite behavior. Perhaps. we all just justify whatever we happen to prefer.

  5. iloveginger says:

    this is totally me- my BF was just giggling yesterday because he has noticied when i get stressed i clean! i keep my house MINIMALIST, relaxing and clutter free–my chi flowing oasis!!

  6. Yay, I love it! My sister and I are the same way. I can't stand chackis, and other knick knack stuff around the house. I like clean, simple lines! Hooray to all my cleaning sisters out there! 🙂

  7. Roger Wolsey says:

    I will say this, a love of clean lines and lack of clutter tends to shift when one has kids.

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