Episodes
In this episode, we’re sharing a feng shui qi forecast for the month of October 2022! First, we go over what’s going on in nature and what you can expect energetically this month, and then Anjie shares an I Ching reading for the Holistic Spaces Podcast listener community. We also share how you can make the most of this month’s energy in your home through feng shui. We cover:  - Key dates to look out for this month in the moon’s cycle and the Chinese solar term calendar - What to expect...
Published 09/26/22
Happy Equinox! Are you starting to feel the shift in seasons? In this episode, we’re talking about the metal element and its connection to fall, and how we can work with this energy in our homes. We cover:  - What is the Fall Equinox? - Shifting from a yang season to a yin one - The connection between fall and the metal element - How to work with the metal element in feng shui - How to align with this season’s energy in your home - Using this time of year to reflect and prepare for the future
Published 09/19/22
If you’ve been listening to us for a while, you know about the five elements. We’ve talked about the five elements system when it comes to choosing a paint color and finding your decluttering style, but did you know you can also apply it to your face? In this episode, we’re going over the basics of how to identify and accentuate each element in your own face to understand and shift your personal qi. We cover:  - What is face reading? - Facial features associated with each element - How each...
Published 09/12/22
In this episode, we’re sharing our favorite feng shui-inspired colors for dining rooms! Whether you have a formal dining room or a dining table in an open-concept space, listen in to learn which colors will best support you in this part of your home. We cover:  - Our favorite colors for dining rooms - What each of these colors represents in feng shui - Different types of energy you can invoke through color - The connection between colors and the five elements - Creative ways to incorporate...
Published 09/05/22
In this episode, we’re sharing a feng shui qi forecast for the month of September 2022! First, we go over what’s going on in nature and what you can expect energetically this month, and then Laura shares a tarot reading for the Holistic Spaces Podcast listener community. We also share how you can make the most of this month’s energy in your home through feng shui. We cover:  - Key dates to look out for this month in the moon’s cycle and the Chinese solar term calendar - What to expect...
Published 08/29/22
Since we’re entering the back-to-school season, we wanted to share a few ways you can support kids through feng shui. In this episode, we’re sharing 5 simple ways you can use feng shui in your kid’s bedroom to help set them up for success. We cover:  - The best places in the home for a child’s bedroom - How to locate a bed in the most supportive position - The feng shui of bunk beds - How to choose colors for a kid’s bedroom - Creating a dedicated study area for older children - Choosing...
Published 08/22/22
Whether you’re moving into your forever home, signing a new year-long lease, or checking into a hotel room for a week, feng shui can help you step into a new living space on the right foot. In this episode, we’re sharing five feng shui tips that you can use when moving into a new home. If you aren’t moving anytime soon, we suggest sending this one to a friend who is! We cover:  - Why it’s a good idea to remove predecessor qi from a new home - Our favorite space clearing methods when moving...
Published 08/15/22
Feng shui crystal balls are one of the most commonly used items in BTB feng shui, and people tend to be very curious about them. In this episode, we’re talking about why we work with feng shui crystal balls, five ways to use them in your home, and how to hang them properly. We cover:  - What is a feng shui crystal ball? - How to choose a feng shui crystal ball - How to use feng shui crystal balls to brighten a dark space - How to activate an area of the bagua using a feng shui crystal...
Published 08/08/22
In this episode, we’re sharing a feng shui qi forecast for the month of August 2022! First, we go over what’s going on in nature and what you can expect energetically this month, and then Anjie shares an I Ching reading for the Holistic Spaces Podcast listener community. We also share how you can make the most of this month’s energy in your home through feng shui. We cover:  - Key dates to look out for this month in the moon’s cycle and the Chinese solar term calendar - What to expect...
Published 08/01/22
Your living room is an important common space in your home where friends and family gather together. In order to create more harmony throughout the home and encourage everyone to get along, you can apply some simple feng shui principles to this room. Tune in to learn some of our best feng shui living room tips. We cover:  - How and when to energetically clear your living room - Our recommendations when it comes to decluttering - The best feng shui colors for a living room - How to arrange...
Published 07/25/22
Humans have always been fascinated by birds. Between their ability to fly and their musical calls, birds are really special and magical creatures. In this episode, we’re sharing the feng shui meaning of seven different birds, along with how you can start to work with these symbols in your home. We cover:  - The feng shui meaning of roosters - The symbolism of cranes - What magpies mean in feng shui - Phoenix symbolism in feng shui - The feng shui meaning of peacocks - What swallows mean in...
Published 07/18/22
Many of us have trouble sleeping these days. While it’s always important to look at any sleep issues with a trusted healthcare professional, feng shui can be a great way to support the other health or lifestyle changes you may be making. In this episode, we are sharing some of our best feng shui tips to help you create a more relaxing, restful environment that is conducive to sleep.  We cover:  - The most important thing we always look at when someone has trouble sleeping - How to tell if...
Published 07/11/22
In feng shui, we often work with symbols from nature to bring more meaning into our spaces. These can be plants, animals, flowers, or even fruit. In this episode, we are sharing five of the most prominent fruit symbols in feng shui and how you can bring them into your home.  We cover:  - Why is fruit significant in feng shui? - How to work with fruit symbolism in your home - The feng shui meaning of oranges - What lemons represent in feng shui - The feng shui symbolism of pomegranates - What...
Published 07/04/22
In this episode, we’re sharing a feng shui qi forecast for the month of July 2022! First, we go over what’s going on in nature and what you can expect energetically this month, and then Laura shares a tarot reading for the Holistic Spaces Podcast listener community. We also share how you can make the most of this month’s energy in your home through feng shui. We cover:  - Key dates to look out for this month in the moon’s cycle and the Chinese solar term calendar - What to expect...
Published 06/27/22
Happy Summer Solstice! In the Northern Hemisphere, we’re officially welcoming the hottest part of the year. In feng shui terms, this means we’re moving into a season with more fire energy. In this episode, we’re sharing some feng shui tips to help you embrace the fire element and create more balance during this season. We cover:  - What is the summer solstice? - Moving from a wood season into a fire season - Qualities of the fire element - How to make the most of this summer’s fiery...
Published 06/20/22
Natural crystals have been very popular lately, for good reason! Not only do they add beauty and color to a space, they can also be used with feng shui intentions to shift the energy in your home. In this episode, we’re sharing the significance of crystals in feng shui and some of our favorite stones for protection, prosperity, and confidence. We cover:  - Why we love crystals and what they represent in feng shui - How to choose crystals - Our favorite crystals for grounding and protection,...
Published 06/13/22
We get a lot of questions about how to deal with bathrooms in “bad” locations. While we would encourage you not to be fearful of any home layout, there are a few places in your home where a bathroom can pose more of a challenge. In this episode, we’re sharing what these locations are and how to work with them in feng shui. We cover:  - What do bathrooms mean in feng shui? - Why do people get nervous about the location of their bathroom? - Our perspective on feng shui and bathrooms - Three...
Published 06/06/22
In this episode, we’re sharing a feng shui qi forecast for the month of June 2022! First, we go over what’s going on in nature and what you can expect energetically this month, and then Anjie shares an I Ching reading for the Holistic Spaces Podcast listener community. We also share how you can make the most of this month’s energy in your home through feng shui. We cover:  - Key dates to look out for this month in the moon cycle and the Chinese solar term - What to expect energetically this...
Published 05/30/22
Many people come to feng shui because they are wanting to bring more luck and protection into their lives. In this episode, we’re sharing five feng shui shifts you can make in your home to increase your luck and feel more protected. We cover:  - The command position and why it’s so important - How to work with protector deities and symbols of protection - What protection means to us - How to find your lucky animal symbol based on your Chinese zodiac animal - What oranges represent in feng...
Published 05/23/22
If you’ve done any research on feng shui, it’s very possible you’ve noticed that certain images, like the yin and yang symbol and the bagua, tend to show up over and over. In this episode, we’re touching on several popular feng shui symbols, their meaning, and how you can start to work with them in your home. We cover:  - How to work with feng shui symbols - The yin and yang symbol and what it represents - What is the feng shui bagua? - The four celestial animals or the four emblems - The...
Published 05/16/22
If you’re at all involved in the wellness or mindfulness world, you are likely familiar with the symbol of the lotus. These beautiful plants are rich with meaning, and in this episode we’re talking about their significance in feng shui and how you can work with them in your home. We cover:  - What does the lotus mean in feng shui? - How to work with the lotus symbol in your home - How lotus flowers can support your romantic partnership - Lotus plants and abundance - How the lotus can bring...
Published 05/09/22
In feng shui, we work with many symbols of the natural world, and one that comes up quite often is the orchid. In this episode, we talk about the different feng shui meanings of orchids and how to work with this beautiful flower in your home. We cover:  - What orchids symbolize in feng shui - Where to place orchids in your home - How to work with orchid to invite a romantic partner - How orchids can help cultivate patience - The connection between orchids and friendship - What different...
Published 05/02/22
In this episode, we’re sharing a feng shui qi forecast for the month of May. It’s an exciting month with lots of change and opportunity - listen in for Laura’s tarot reading and a fun feng shui tip for working with this month’s energy in your home. We cover:  - Key dates to look out for this month: Summer Begins and Full Flower Moon - How to navigate the energy of May - The energetic theme of this month - A feng shui tip to make the most of this time - What flowers represent in feng shui
Published 04/25/22
You probably know by now that we love plants…but is there such a thing as too many plants? A lot of us went a little plant-crazy these last couple years, and we’ve gotten some questions from people who feel overwhelmed by their indoor jungles. In this episode, we’re sharing what an excess of plants could indicate, our experience with having too many plants, and how to let go of plants when you have more than you can care for. We cover: - The different ways clutter shows up in our lives -...
Published 04/18/22