Cultivate Positive Energy in 2017 With Blue

Feng Shui has existed more than 3,500 years ago and it has been a part of our lives as it is all around us. From your work station to the design of your house, Feng Shui plays a vital role in our daily lives. Feng Shui changes every year as the different star signs represent different energies.

Each year, the star signs move into different directions at the turn of the traditional lunar Chinese calendar, which is also known as Chinese New Year or ‘Spring Festival’. Traditionally, the festival is a time to honour deities as well as ancestors, but in this modern day, Chinese New Year is more of a platform for families to host gatherings and open houses to strengthen relationship bonds.

2017 is dubbed as “The Year of New Opportunities” reflecting light at the end of the tunnel and seeing Life in a New Light. A lot of good opportunities will emerge in 2017 by Master Kenny Hoo of Good Feng Shui™ and Feng Shui ambassador for Dulux Malaysia, a brand of AkzoNobel. With 2017 and Chinese New Year fast approaching, it is  time again to look into bringing more positive ‘Qi’ or positive energy to you and your loved ones.

The colour Blue is identified as Colour of The Year for 2017 by AkzoNobel, the leading global paints and coatings company as well as good Feng Shui colour by Master Kenny Hoo. Blue is a timeless and versatile colour of life, and will always be a constant in every aspect of our lives; from the clothes we wear, the sky we gaze and the water that revitalises us. By incorporating more blue colour into your home or workspace or using items that are blue in colour could further enchance one’s luck as well as positive Qi in 2017!

For those who are born in year of Tiger, Horse and Dog, 2017 will be a more prosperous year as these zodiacs will have greater wealth and better luck when it comes to love and relationship as well as career advancement. All challenges ahead in 2017 can be solved effortlessly. For people who are born in the year of Tiger, Horse and Dog are advisable to incorporate these combinations of colour paints in their living or work spaces to further create good luck and positive Qi: Green with Red, or Purple.

Next year, one can expect a great deal of innovative and creative ideas from those who are born in the year of Snake, Rooster, and Ox. There are also greater opportunities for academic advancements and it is advisable for these zodiacs to remain positive throughout 2017 as this will ensure an efficacious year for them. It is also recommended for them to take good care of their wealth and career-related matters. To cultivate greater luck and positive Qi, try using these combinations of paint: Gold with Yellow, Brown and Purple or Red in the living or working spaces. Painting Red or Purple colour in the Southeast section of your house would further bring greater health and luck too.

A busy 2017 ahead for those who are born in the year of Boar, Rabbit and Goat as there will be more traveling in 2017. There will also be higher chances for property transactions to come through as well as opportunities moving into new office space or house. Minor renovation such as repainting the existing house or office space with this colour combination: Green and Blue to further enhance health and bringing greater luck and Qi.

As for those who are born in the year of Rat, Monkey and Dragon, 2017 will be a more fruitful year ahead as all the obstacles and challenges posed in 2017 for these zodiacs can be solved smoothly. For those born in the year of Dragon especially shall see greater achievements academically. Try these colour combinations to enhance greater health and wellbeing: Green or Purple with Blue.

Lovely news for those who are born in the year of Rat, Monkey and Dragon and if you are looking at expanding your family with additional family member, try painting the colours Red or Purple in the Southeast section of your house to further enhance the possibilities of conceiving a baby.

This 2017, incorporate more shades of blue into your home or work place to bring fourth more positive Qi and a prosperous new year ahead. If you would like to explore how you can incorporate AkzoNobel’s Colour of the Year 2017 ‘Denim Drift’ (90BG 30/073 also known as Smoke Grey) or other colours to transform your home, download the Dulux Visualizer app to discover over 2,000 colours.  This app can be downloaded at the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and it allows you to change the colour of your walls and preview it in real time.
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