How To Harness The Power Of Intention Through Feng Shui
Intention is a finicky thing, but it needn’t be complicated. Simply put, intention is the art of focusing your mind (energy) to produce a particular outcome. The concept of mind over matter has become so popular that ivy league schools like M.I.T and Standford are getting on board with programs like The Intention Experiment. But this knowledge of quantum physics is neither new or trendy. Dale Carnegie, Napoleon Hill and many others have known about this “secret” for millennia, and have written many books about it. Which brings me to the book, The Secret. The information shared in this ever popular book was nothing new. It was merely explaining that intentions when well-clarified and focused can be attracted into your reality; words, paragraphs and chapters that had all been written about before.
Intention is more than attracting that new sports car or acquiring that dream home. It is having a better understanding of who you are, what you want, and directing energy towards you to produce a desired result. As Ester Hicks so famously said, “It is just as easy to attract a castle as it is a button”. So why do many of us fail? Why is it that someone like Steve Jobs can clearly define an empire and attract it and the rest of us fail at attracting a small button? Focused intention.
2) Clutter. Remove all the unnecessary crap from your home. Remove the clutter, clear your thoughts, period.
3) Plants. If you listened to my January podcast, Tom and I discussed the importance of nature and our declining connection to it. Nature grounds our energy and uplifts our moods. It is also a great way to boost intentions. Looking for more strength and endurance? Add orchids to your home.
4) Music. We all have different tastes in music but the effect is the same, happiness. When you have a favorite song on how does it make you feel? You immediately feel happy, you sing along and snap your fingers. Music also uplifts energy through sound vibrations. Combine that with your happy mood and you’re in intention accelerator mode! Pow!
5) Good health. If you do not take care of yourself your energy is zapped. It’s the equivalent of trying to make a car drive cross country with a half a tank of gas…it ain’t gonna happen! Eat right, fill your home with scrumptious raw foods, drink water from a fancy glass, and find an activity that takes you outside of responsibility. Perhaps gardening? It’s easy and fun. Heres my basil in all it’s beautiful, aromatic glory, YUM!
Intention is really interesting. It is more like focusing everything to achieve your goals. This is the same thing that most professional feng shui masters are talking about. It is not only about feng shui. It is also with your capabilities.