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Activating Your Fame Corner
Are you feeling unappreciated and your efforts unacknowledged in a
career where fame, recognition and a good reputation are essential for
Make your fire of fame burn bright by energizing the fire element of
the south, the fame corner. One of the best and easiest methods is to
use bright lights - spotlights, crystal chandeliers and twinkling
lights. Lights signify valuable yang energy and so they are especially
potent. Just be sure that they are white, yellow or red, which are yang
colours, and not yin colours like blue or black.
The colour red is particularly effective in activating the
recognition factor. Everyday objects with red as their dominant colour
can also be displayed in the south. These include soft furnishings such
as upholstery, lampshades, drapes, bedspreads, rugs and carpets.
You can also use objects of the fire element to energize the fame
(south) corner of your home. A fireplace is an exceptionally good way
to do this, and its effects are especially evident during winter months
when there is a great deal of yin energy present; when the warm,
bright, cheery yang energy is most needed. In tropical countries where
there is no practical need for a fireplace, other objects can be used
to represent the fire element.
Since wood produces fire in the productive cycle, both wood and
fire motifs can be incorporated into the interior decoration of rooms
in the south part of the home, or on walls in the south side of a room.
The wood element is best stimulated with plants, either live or
artificial. Pine cones, banzai trees or other plants can be used for
You can also light red candles, hang a painting with red as the
or a photograph frame made of wood in this corner as
they would be excellent supplements to the fire element.