2018 is the year of the Yang Earth Dog Wu Xu in which energies are controlled by the earth element in its Yang form. In Chinese astrology each zodiac year (rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and pig) is not just associated with an animal sign, but also one of five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth. The year of 2018 meets element of Earth, so 2018 is a Earth Dog Year. According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2018 is the year of the Dog and its characteristic word is ACTION!
It can be consider as a very eventful year with many changes all over the world particularly with national security and many changes in some countries as what Feng Shui tips explained. The Chinese Horoscope 2018 predicts that this year of the Brown Earth Dog is going to be a good year in all respects, but it will also be an exhausting year. You will be happy, yet frustrated, rested, yet tired, cheerful, yet dull!
Feng shui is an ancient art and science developed over 3,000 years ago in China. Feng shui is based on the Taoist vision and understanding. “Feng” means wind and “shui” means water.
Some believes and practices Feng Shui every year. They tend to follow tips and advices in order to have a successful and fruitful year. Here’s some tips and guidelines and what’s in store for you in 2018:
CHINESE ZODIAC YEAR
Years: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2006, 2018
Compatible Animals: tiger, rabbit, horse
Conflict Animals: Dragon, Ram, Rooster
TOP 6 LUCKY CHARMS FOR 2018
Feng Shui elements can assist you get the positive energy on your side that could bring you money, wealth and financial opportunities. Here are the lucky charms you must keep close in order to help from the positive energy flow of the Chinese Dog Year 2018:
Wind chimes gain reputation all over the world because of the Feng Shui practices. If you place it outside the house, they banish the depressing energy and the evil purpose of people. If you live in an apartment building, you can decorate the wind chimes on the deck. Aside from cleaning the energy, metal chimes magnetize money and wealth, especially if they are placed in front of a wealth corner of your house.
Don’t forget to ring them from time to time, to turn on the energy that stimulates the growth of money.
In order to maintain harmony, the east spot of your living room is the best place for putting the statue. To attract luck put the statue in the south-east corner of your bedroom or living room. This figure can protect you when you have a long journey and if you’re in your office you can place it on the work desk, it has a beneficial influence by relieving stress and by helping work good organization.
Laughing Buddha is a very well-known symbol of wealth, innocent joy in just one look at his joyful face can cheer you up. It is said that by rubbing his belly it contains a lot of wealth, you can gain luck and prosperity for all the people living in the house and also wealth and happiness.
Chan Chu Frog
The Chan Chu Frog is also called the Lucky Frog, it is the divine version of the frog, because it is three-legged. It is considered the most important symbol of prosperity, wealth and extraordinary luck in money matters in Feng Shui practice.
To attract abundance, never place the money frog in the kitchen, bathroom or bedroom. The money frog can face the main entrance, but it must not directly face the door. The best idea is to place it diagonally with the door.
You can place two frogs facing the main entrance: one to face the exterior, in order to attract money and financial opportunities and the second one facing the interior, in order to prevent the happiness and the abundance in leaving your house.
What is the lucky color for 2018?
The luckiest colors to wear in 2018 are: earthy tones, brown, yellow, beige, but also green and blue. According to the experts, the year of the Earth Dog is favorable for those born in EARTH, FIRE and METAL years, but is unfavorable for those born in WATER and WOOD years.
There’s nothing wrong in believing Feng Shui practices, in fact it gives guidelines and tips to avoid bad lucks that may hinder your lives and it also attracts positive vibes that gives you a vibrant day. However, every individual has special beliefs that you yourself is the only person that would lead to the beauty and great future that you might have in your everyday lives.