Top Feng Shui Tips for a stress-free working environment

Ensure your desk is facing the door so you can see who is coming in. Sit with a solid wall behind you as this will increase your feeling of being supported.

Ensure your desk is facing the door so you can see who is coming in.

Sit with a solid wall behind you as this will increase your feeling of being supported.

Avoid putting pictures and art above your head; you don’t want to distract the attention of your visitors away from you.

Symbology is important in Feng Shui. See what messages are being given out by the posters and art around you.

Clutter is the enemy of good Feng Shui. Keep your desk clear for the free flow of energy around you. Keep files off the floor.

Living plants counter the negative effects of having so much machinery around. Ensure that they are not spiky – avoid cacti.

Good lighting is essential. Research shows that people are more motivated and healthier if they sit near windows.

Watch out for the big pile of in-trays. The higher the stack, the more you will feel overwhelmed.

Don’t sit under high shelving or you will feel that everything is getting on top of you.

Mark out your wealth corner (top left from the doorway). Make sure it is not cluttered. Put something beautiful and preferably sparkly in this area.

Round-edged designs support creativity. Square furniture is better for money and management.

First impressions are very important – make sure your visitors see a plant or work of art to focus their energy on when they enter the room.

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