In a recent post I claimed that feng shui isn't all about rearranging people's furniture but I do have to admit, I usually do rearrange people's furniture. And why? Well, because the furniture is usually blocking the flow of chi (meaning energy) or the furniture is putting the person who uses it in a weak position. As a Feng Shui Realtor, my job is to get the chi flowing so that my clients are in a position of protection and power.
When there is a piece of furniture that obstructs a door, window, natural walk way or path to a place it must be moved. Chi is always flowing and it enters through the front door of your house and it needs to circulate freely in order to touch each of the nine guas, if not, it becomes "blocked" by the furniture and can't move forward, thus affecting the other guas. So if you are feeling "stuck" in a career or relationship or if something just isn't moving forward in your life, take a look around your house to see if anything is "blocked".
In bedrooms, furniture is almost always rearranged due to poor or weak bed placement. The average person will spend 26 years of their life in bed, so trust me when I say you want to be in the best bed position possible. The best position is along a solid wall with no windows or doors and with an even amount of space on both sides. You also want to be able to see who is coming in but you don't want your bed in alignment with the door. The Chinese call this "death position".
*That doesn't mean you are going to die! But you are in a very vulnerable and weak position.
I hope you've gotten a better understanding of why furniture is rearranged in feng shui and for what purpose as well.
If you feel that there is no good bed or furniture placement there are a number of ways that you can remedy just about any situation, so don't fret. If you have any questions, feel free to comment below or shoot me a message and I can help you figure it out.