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How to feng shui your home

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Ensure your home is ready for the Year of the Rabbit with these tips on the art of feng shui, from rearranging your furniture to ditching your glass-topped desk.

January 22 marks the start of the Lunar New Year: the Year of the Rabbit. But is your home feng shui’d and ready to let the ‘chi’ – the harmonious flow of vital energy – in?


The symbol of 2023, the water rabbit, symbolises luck, peace and patience, while Yin Water will be the main element at play, representing intuition and diplomacy. Expect a calmer, more prosperous year, with fewer events and upheavals; this is a time to take stock and make plans for the future.


Get ready by following applying some simple feng shui principles to your home, as recommended by Judith Wendell – Mandarin Oriental’s go-to expert and the founder of New York design consultancy Sacred Currents. The idea behind the changes? To get the energy flowing, boosting your health, happiness and prosperity.