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Why Is It Good Feng Shui To Have A Mirror Behind the Kitchen Stove?

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Look for practical feng shui solutions in a kitchen where the stove is in line with the door (and the cook has the back to the door). Any kitchen item with a highly reflective surface will work well as a feng shui cure.

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Question: Why Is It Good Feng Shui To Have A Mirror Behind the Kitchen Stove?
I was told that for good feng shui, I have to have a mirror behind the kitchen stove. Is that really necessary for good feng shui in my kitchen? I like mirrors, but am not sure I would like a mirror behind the kitchen stove. Thank you.
Answer: No, this is not true. You definitely do not need a mirror behind your stove for good feng shui in the kitchen. The only reason a mirror behind the kitchen stove is recommended by some feng shui consultants is for a cook to be able to see what is happening behind his or her back.

So, if you do not cook with your back to the door, then there is no need to worry about it.

However, if you do have your back to the door while cooking, especially if your stove is in a direct line with the door, then it is best to look for some feng shui solutions for your kitchen.

I agree that a mirror behind the stove can look strange. It will also need a lot of upkeep to keep it clean, otherwise you will be just creating bad feng shui. The best feng shui solution in this case is to find kitchen - appropriate items with a highly reflective surface and place them so that they give you a view of the kitchen door while you are cooking.

Any kitchen decor item or appliance - from a stainless steel toaster to a highly reflective backsplash will serve the feng shui purpose, as well as look appropriate in the kitchen.

Good feng shui in the kitchen - as well as in any room - is made of good energy, so if something does not feel or look right to you, be assured that it cannot have good feng shui. Stay with the basics and trust your senses, this is always good feng shui!

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