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  • The term feng shui, which translates literally as “wind and water,” refers to what Westerners call geomancy—the placement and location of buildings, man-made structures, and interior objects so as to harmonize with and benefit from the surrounding natural environment.

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  • Her friends turned the chore into a good-natured adventure, in their words, “in the name of feng shui.”

    Find Your Focus Zone

  • While there is infinitely more complexities in a relationship than surname feng shui, I think that mutually hyphenated last names tell the world that neither of you are each other's property.

    Russell Shaw: Another Inconvenient Truth: Joint-Hyphenated Married Names Are A Hassle In Most States

  • There have also been a number of high-profile court cases in which so-called feng shui experts have been convicted of sexual assaults on women they were performing rituals on.

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  • He's not looking for anything new here, and indeed gags about short-lived fads such as feng shui still reside in his set, or George Bush and his suggestive surname.

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  • So the reader has to accept that it "just does" - because earth traditionally opposes water perhaps, in eastern beliefs such as feng shui?

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  • Talking about shutting down, in the days when I was working, I always thought when the Chinese (Taiwanese) say they are "shutting down" ( "feng" in Mandarin) their stock exchange ( "guan" in Mandarin), it sounded really "epic;" in Mandarin, that is.

    The Fresh Loaf

  • He said he also wanted to incorporate feng shui elements, and built a small fountain on the rooftop to create moving energy.

    Light and Space

  • His inspiring and transformational work with well-known actors, actresses, TV hosts, singers, songwriters, CEOs, businesses, and corporations has made him a sought-after speaker on feng shui and life enhancement.

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  • In fact, practitioners of Chinese feng shui (geomancy) see qi as earth energy whose flow, when properly regulated and encouraged, makes for a happy, fertile home, and when ignored or misused results in a living or working space that can lead to stagnant creativity, illness and misery.

    Arthur Rosenfeld: What Is Qi?

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