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Space & Health Remedies

November 29, 2021

By S.B.S. Surendra, Accredited Master Feng Shui Consultant

Place a bowl of rock salt at four corners of the room which is said to clear any airborne virus and bacteria and also absorb excess moisture in air

The focus on health by many came into force only during the pandemic. Wellness and health was always taken for granted. No amount of wealth, prosperity or career luck could replace basic wellness and health — especially during pandemic this became clearer.

The place of dwelling/ work and the environment has a deep connect with the wellness of the occupants and in turn their prosperity. Fine-tuning the home to make it vibrant and supportive is the key to overcome illness in a home.

According to a Harvard Business School survey, 94% of service professionals put in 50+ hours a week. And while some people claim long hours are necessary, study after study shows that when we lose work life balance, everyone suffers the consequences. A life of wellness starts with the basics. Wellness is more than not being sick. It is a balance of body, mind and spirit. Everyone’s balancing points are unique and they constantly shift over time, which is why wellness is a lifelong journey.

Put a baby shark in a gold fishbowl, it grows 8 inches and the same baby shark can grow 8 feet or more when put in the ocean. In short, our environment and place where we live has a strong influence on our health and wealth.

There are many ways one can fine-tune the place of dwelling or work based on Vaastu and Feng Shui principles. However, some simple methods can be adapted to mitigate illness and bring in wellness. A building which causes illness to the occupants is referred to as Sick Building Syndrome. Such syndromes in work place reduces work efficiency of occupants and increases absenteeism at work. A 1984 WHO report indicated 30% new and remodelled buildings worldwide may be linked to symptoms of Sick Building Syndrome.

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The effect of geopathic stress, geo magnetic fields and radiation also needs to be taken into account apart from the principles of Vaastu and Feng Shui to work towards countering the ill-effects.

Below are few simple tips to cleanse the space and surroundings and activate positive vibes and wellness.

• Clean the home with Rock Salt – Pink rock salt improve the indoor environment. Salt crystals eliminates negative energy and cleanses the space.

• Place a bowl of rock salt at four corners of the room which is said to clear any airborne virus and bacteria and also absorb excess moisture in air.

• Place a bowl of salt near the persons bed who’s ill to generate good energy.

• Burn camphor at least once a week as this is said to remove negative energies, you can blend neem/ bay leaves/ sage or lemongrass with camphor which can effectively purify the air too.

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