FENG SHUI
AGAINST ALL ODDS . . . A Case Study
By Jenny T. Liu



As requested by readers, this is a case study that shows the results of a consultation. First, let me tell you a little about Sally. Sally is a woman in her late twenties whose parents immigrated to the U.S. in the 80s. Like many Asian parents who want the best for their children, they encourage Sally to pursue the medical field regardless of the fact that she has no aptitude or interest in the sciences. Without passion for her studies, Sally struggles in school. Her failure disappoints her parents who insist on her success as a doctor. She invests eight years of her life to please her parents until she realizes she must live for herself. She moves out to make her own living despite her parent's threat to disown her.

Sally lives in a small apartment and works as a clerk. She enjoys a free and modest life; however, she realizes her life is limited to working from 9 to 5 to pay her rent and bills. She is independent but she is not getting anywhere in life. This was not part of her intentions when she left home and yet she is trapped in her situation. She realizes that she has to do something to get out of this cycle. Having just enough money to pay her bills, she saves and borrows money so she can acquire my consultation.

Her apartment's feng shui is 50% good and 50% bad. Similar to her life, her environment is not helping or hurting her. Based on her year of birth, Sally belongs to the Eastern Direction Pattern. This means her strongest frequencies are synchronized with the east, southeast, north and south directions. Sally's energy frequency flows in the "kan" or north direction.

She lives in the north unit of her apartment complex which sits in the west and faces east. Her apartment door opens to the east. The living room, nook and a third of her bedroom are respectively located in the east, southeast and south which are positive areas that match her Eastern Direction Pattern. The kitchen and bathroom are also located in the correction directions. Based only on her interior layout, the feng shui of her apartment matches her energy well.

However, her bed is located at the northeast part of her bedroom and her bed is placed so that she faces west and the bathroom door. Being in the opposite direction frequency conflicts with her energies. The west is associated with the lung or respiratory system causing her to have colds. Facing the bathroom's negative energies also weakens her health. In her case, she would suffer from lower back or weak kidneys. She admits she often has these problems.

Right outside her bedroom window is a large electromagnetic pole and a hospital. Exposure to electromagnetic frequencies over time can cause hormonal imbalance and lower immune systems. Hospitals contain sick and dying patients, radiating negative frequencies that lower the energy of neighboring homes. So although the interior layout of the rooms are good, the exterior environment negatively influences her well-being. I recommended for her to reorient her bed to face east and to meditate in the living room facing southeast. Meditation along with a vegetarian diet and exercise will strengthen her energies so that her environment has less of an impact on her.

Looking at her birth chart, it indicates that she is someone who is highly intelligent, and perhaps too smart for her own good. She loves to talk and give advice to other people's businesses. Sally has an innate knack to be a manager or to run her own business in the future.

Working as a clerk is a career that does not let her reach her full potential. I explain to her that at work she tends to get herself into trouble because of her quick response and need to do more than her job requires. Her good intentions are often not appreciated and even gets her into trouble. I told her she was wasting her time and energy not pursuing something better. She agreed but explained that it is very hard for her to do so because she simply does not have the time or motivation to pursue a different career. I explained that her apartment's energy induces this lack of energy and makes her unable to focus. Once she makes the changes, her attitude will improve naturally.

She told me she feels as if I have known her all her life, letting her understand her life in a way she and no one has ever been able to ‹ it is enlightening for her to know who she really is. All her life, her parents never recognized her true potential nor offered her guidance and focus. I also pointed out that her birth chart shows her homeland, the Philippines is a strong place for her to find better opportunities.

She made the feng shui adjustments as I recommended. Most importantly, she integrated meditation, a vegetarian diet as well as a regular exercise routine into her lifestyle to purify and expand her energy to attract positive frequencies and avoid negative ones.

Two months later, she called me and told me everything I said would happen is coming true for her. At work, the people she had trouble with no longer bother her. One of her co-workers who often argues with her decided to quit and she has been promoted. Before, no one in her family helped her. A month into her meditations, her grandmother sent money without being asked. Furthermore, her relatives in the Philippines have offered her a managing job in their family business. This last event excited her so much that she had to call and tell me the good news. Her whole life is changing right before her eyes.

I had dinner with Sally the other night. Her eyes glistened with strong internal energy as she spoke emotionally of the meaning and purpose in her life now. She is someone who was not happy with her lifestyle. She felt she could do better and wanted to do something about her life. Even under extremely challenging conditions, with proper guidance, she made the changes necessary to cause a chain reaction of positive events. Where she had been to where she is now, and where she is going to be in the future, are all indications of her progress towards the fulfillment of her true potential.

Jenny Liu holds a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Design from UC Berkeley and a Masters Degree in Architecture from UCLA. She is an expert in the 5,000 year-old Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui, who also shares her knowledge through seminars, workshops, periodicals and the Internet. Awarded for her Master's Thesis on Feng Shui, Ms. Liu is a fourth generation practitioner with her own consulting firm.

For more information, please see her Website at http://www.liu-fengshui.com or for the library of her articles http://www.spiritweb.org./Spirit/feng-shui.html . If you have questions, you can also reach her at (818) 282-8536.


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