How to De-Stress Your Bathroom: Feng Shui Style

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Many people are concerned with the bathroom when it comes to feng shui. When the practice was developed in ancient China, bathrooms were (and sometimes still are) quite unpleasant. Think gas station bathroom in the middle of nowhere while camping.

Modern bathrooms in western-style homes are quite the contrary. They are spaces to relax, soothe, pamper… and de-stress! To make sure you can de-stress in style, here are some feng shui tips for your bathroom.

Keep the Door and Toilet Seat Closed

The bathroom is a place where water flows out of your space through the plumbing. This is a concern, because in feng shui water represents cash flow. This is especially problematic in tall apartment buildings where there are many bathrooms stacked on top of each other.

Either way, it is a good idea to keep the door to the bathroom, as well as the toilet seat, closed to help mitigate the water issues. On a practical note, closing the toilet seat helps lower the humidity levels in the bathroom, making it a cleaner and fresher environment.

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by Anjie Cho