PART 6 – THE HOME OFFICE/STUDY
Work spaces in the home whether used as an office or study are associated with inspiration and achievement. For more detailed information, read my blog on ‘Using Feng Shui to Positively Transform Your Workspace’. Ensure there is plenty of free desktop and work space so that you will think more clearly, memorise things more easily, make quicker decisions and get the work done more efficiently.
Every room has a ‘power seat’, i.e. the most protected position in a room where a person can sit with their back to a wall with a view of the door (and window if possible). If you know your best directions (according to your date of birth – read my blog on Feng Shui Horoscopes in the coming weeks) then try to position yourself to face one of your best directions preferably in the power seat position and never with your back to the door into the room as this goes against our survival instincts.
If there are tall bookcases in the room, ensure these are not located too close to you in case they should topple forward and, especially if they are packed to maximum capacity, secure them to the wall to prevent this from happening. Always tackle the most difficult jobs first, try not to handle the same piece of paper twice (so hard to do!) and stand up when you are talking to a difficult person on the phone. If you work from home, dress as though you are going to an office, smile when you are speaking on the phone and prioritise your workload into 4 categories:
Next week, read Part 7 – Pictures in my latest blog on ‘Feng Shui Interior Design for Entrances & Reception Rooms’