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5 feng shui tips for newlyweds and their marital homes

Just got hitched? Singapore fengshui consultant Wilfred Leu, who has more than 14 years of experience in the industry, dishes his top tips for newlyweds, their new home and relationship advice.
 

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#1 Get a new bed 

Your bedroom and especially your bed is where the both of you build a connection on a deeper and more intimate level. Always have a new bed - this symbolises a fresh start and energy. Don't forget to sun the bedsheets too. It draws the Yang or positive energy from the sun. It is even better if a proper fengshui consultant can select appropriate dates and times to sun the sheets and set the bed.

See also: AN CHUANG: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SETTING UP YOUR MATROMONIAL BED

 

#2 Have couple pictures around

In your new matrimonial home, it's good to have pictures of you and your spouse, or a symbol of the both of you together. Don't, however, place your weddng photo above your bed or on your bedroom because that could affect your sleep and it is a potential hazard if it ever drop down on both of you while you are resting. You should  also not place the photo image in front of a mirror.

 

#3 Want good children?

Couples looking to start a family, there are specific dates that are best for each couple to consummate. Check with your fengshui consultant for suitable dates. Ask him/her on the methodology that they would use.

 

#4 Reconsider gatecrashing 

While it provides much fun and a lively ambience, gatecrashing isn't considered a good practice when it comes to fengshui - it denotes the groom giving other women money even before getting married. 

See also: 8 TRADITIONAL CHINESE WEDDING TABOOS COUPLES SHOULD KNOW

 

#5 His best advice for couples

"It all boils down to acceptance - for example, after getting married, you realise you can't get along with his/her parents. What can you really do? Accept and compromise. (See also: 6 basic rules for living with the in-lawsCouples should also pick a wedding date that doesn't clash with the parents' birth dates from both sides."

 

 

 Wilfred uses the Feng Shui system established by the Chinese Imperial Palace in both the Qing and Ming dynasties - “The Imperial Complete Books of the Four Repositories”, "The Complete Collection of the “Imperial Encyclopedia” and “The Yongle Encyclopedia”. These more methodical systems were considered "official" in those times. For appointments and personal consultations, e-mail: wilfredleuth@gmail.com.

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