Feng shui your desk
Attract positive energy with this ancient Chinese approach.
Imagine your desktop divided into a nine-part grid. Choose areas of your life that need a little boost and use the following tips to attract good energy to those areas. Don’t get too carried away, as clutter blocks creativity and half of your desktop should be clear at all times. And don’t focus on all nine sections; instead, select two to three priorities. The back left corner of the desk represents prosperity. Attract money and abundance by decorating this area with a plant, a valuable item like a laptop, or even a jar of change. Want more than 15 minutes in the spotlight? The space for fame is in the centre back of the grid. Place your business cards or a nameplate here.
To find love, focus on the back right corner. If you are single, decorate it with a fresh flower to bring a spark of romance into your life. If you already have a special someone, place a photo of the two of you here. It may be a tad cliché, but a family photo fits well on the left centre of your desk. A wooden frame enhances the energy of this particular space. Sitting at a desk all day does little for your health. Keep the centre area of your desk free of clutter to attract good energy. And remember to take short breaks throughout the day to reduce stress and maintain focus. Boost your creativity by adding inspiration to the right centre of
the grid. Aspiring writers, place a journal or book here. A blank sketchbook is ideal for artists, while a metal object will work well for others. Looking to gain wisdom? Focus on the front left corner of the desk. Place a reference book here. Front and centre is the career space – definitely appropriate for a desk. Keep this spot free of clutter and display affirmations or motivational quotes. If you need a little help from your friends, focus on the front right section. This is a good place to keep your phone or a tablet. This area also represents travel, so a travel guide or a photo of a dream holiday would also work well here.