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How to feng shui your home

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.