7 Feng Shui Tips For Your Dorm Room That Will Bring You Luck

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7 Feng Shui Tips For Your Dorm Room That Will Bring You Luck

Are you feeling out of luck in your college life? While it might be related to the stress and all the work you have to do, it might also be your dorm room’s lack of Feng Shui.

Feng Shui is an ancient chinese belief that the position of the furniture in your room can affect your happiness, luck and what is known as chi energy flow. This flow is crucial to your mood and your ability to feel safe, supported and happy in a space.

But how do you create a good chi flow in your tiny dorm room? Read on to find out more:

Eliminate clutter

7 Feng Shui Tips For Your Dorm Room Clutter is one of the worst enemies of good feng shui. You need the chi energy to flow freely through your room.

This is not just about feng shui but also the psychological impact that a clutter can cause – it can stop you from feeling productive, being in the mood for studying and even sleep is a bit difficult with a cluttered environment.

Remove all clean or dirty laundry from your floor and chairs and place it neatly in your closet or take it to the laundry room.

You also might end up with stacks of books in your room which you should also organize and invest in a good bookcase or something similar which can help you keep the books away.

It goes without saying that trash should be removed frequently. Dust and vacuum your room, don’t overcrowd the closet with clothes or unnecessary items and create a barrier between you and your clothes – like a shower curtain.

Proper desk placement

You should place your desk in such a way that you see the entire room and the door freely with a wall behind you for support. This position allows for command over the room while you receive the support of a strong wall.

But since most people might not have that much room in their dorm rooms, you can either place a mirror on your desk or on the wall in front of you to regain control of the room and get a calming sense of knowing what’s behind you. You can also use a high-backed chair that will replace the support a wall can give you.

Embrace light

Light is one of the main concepts of feng shui which you should definitely embrace when it comes to making your room better for chi flow.

You should keep your shutters open to allow light to enter your room. If your natural light sources are limited, use artificial light sources  like lamps, fairy lights and so on to make your room bright enough.

Use color psychology

desk lamp yellow feng shui“Bright, vivid colors like red, yellow, pink and so on are best kept in the areas where you study – so, place them around your desk or your closet area to keep you excited and motivated.

blue bed feng shuiLikewise, blue, green and lilac are more appropriate for areas where you sleep or relax.

If you can’t paint the walls, buy linen, posters, blankets and so on in according colors,” says Noah Jergen, a Feng Shui blogger at Essayroo and Stateofwriting.

Separate your work and sleep space

Your room should ideally be the place where you rest and relax from the outside world. However, in your dorm this is much harder because you do everything in the same room. This is why you should try not to study in your bed or keep your books or laptop near your bed.

Use something from the nature

fung shui money plant“Bringing some plant life into your room can make it look and feel so much better and more relaxing.

Get some succulents because they are the easiest to grow in these conditions,”, says Haley Knots, a spiritual writer at Ukwritings and Boomessays.

Get a mirror

You should have at least one mirror in your room to help your space appear bigger and provide an additional light source.

It’s understandable that there isn’t much you can change about your dorm room. However, you can work on it and make the most of the little space you have by employing some of these feng shui techniques that will improve your energy flow and allow you to feel more comfortable in your space. You can improve your luck, happiness and improve your school results with these small changes.

Author’s bio: Freddie Tubbs is a lifestyle and yoga blogger at Academized. He also works as a blog editor at Paper Fellows, and contributes articles to Australian help blogs.