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Feng Shui Tips for a Mirror Facing the Bed - Avoid Bad Bedroom Feng Shui

Do You Have a Mirror Facing the Bed? Use Feng Shui to Remedy it

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Generally, big mirrors are not recommended, feng shui-wise, in the bedroom, as they bring the energy of the feng shui element of water, and a strong feng shui water element in the bedroom attracts/creates the energy of sorrow.

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This article on feng shui bed placement and bedroom solutions has three parts. Part III is divided into sections A to H. You are now reading section A of part III.

Part I: The Bed: Feng Shui Guidelines for Your Bed
Part II: Bed Placement: Position Your Bed with Feng Shui

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Part III: Feng Shui Solutions for Your Bed & Bedroom Challenges
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MIRRORS FACING YOUR BED:
EXPLORE FENG SHUI SOLUTIONS FOR A MIRROR FACING THE BED

Why is a mirror facing the bed bad feng shui?
A mirror facing the bed directly depletes your personal energy when you need it the most: at nighttime when your body is doing most of its repair work. A mirror facing your bed is also said to bring the energy of the third party into your intimate relationship.

What exactly does a "mirror facing the bed" mean in feng shui?
A mirror facing the bed means a mirror that reflects your body while you are in bed.

How can I remedy the situation with a mirror facing my bed?:
If a free standing mirror is reflecting your bed, then it is easy - just find a different spot for it. Watch the short video tip on the feng shui use of mirrors, it has some good ideas on how to use mirrors to improve the feng shui in your home.

If you have mirrored closet doors, the best solution I have seen with many clients is to do a good job with draperies/curtains that can be closed at night. It can look as if you create a window covering for another window - in the daytime you get all the light and freshness for the bedroom that mirrors can provide, and at nighttime you close the curtains that cover the mirrored closet doors.

Another solution is to just remove the mirrors/replace the closet doors. Have seen that done well many times with homeowners, but certainly not worth it when you are renting.

If you have a piece of furniture that has a mirror build into it and you just cannot reposition it, look at creative solutions. If the mirror can be angled in different ways - just angle the mirror so that it does not reflect the bed at night, and you are done! If the mirror is fixed, you will just have to play and be creative. What can help you the most, as well as look the best with your bedroom decor?

It can be a beautiful flower arrangement (real or artificial), a small stack of books with appropriate titles for the bedroom, or a free standing piece of bedroom art covering the mirror - it is up to you to define what can cover the mirror the best way so that you do not see yourself in it at night.

Let me share just a couple more thoughts about mirrors in the bedroom. Generally, big mirrors are not recommended, feng shui-wise, in the bedroom, as they bring the energy of the feng shui element of water, and a strong feng shui water element in the bedroom attracts/creates the energy of sorrow.

Now, this does not mean that you cannot have a mirror in the bedroom. If the mirror does not reflect the bed, and it is not of overwhelming proportions as compared to the room, then the mirror should be OK for your bedroom, feng shui-wise. It is also OK to have very small mirrors in the design of your headboard (notice I say "very small"); but definitely not good feng shui to have a mirrored headboard.

Have some stories to share about your feng shui success with resolving the situation of mirrors facing your bed? Please share it with us at the feng shui forum!

Have you read all three parts of this article with tips and solutions for a good feng shui bedroom? From the best positioning of the bed to the most practical feng shui solutions for your bedroom, it is all here, in this feng shui bedroom article.

Part I: The Bed: Feng Shui Guidelines for Your Bed
Part II: Bed Placement: Position Your Bed with Feng Shui
Part III: Feng Shui Solutions for Your Bed & Bedroom Challenges



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