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THE YEAR OF THE WATER TIGER IS COMING. ARE YOU READY?

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Chinese New Year

2022 is the year of the Water Tiger.    All the metaphysical systems that I use, Western and Eastern Astrology and Tarot point to this being...
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ARE YOU BURNING AWAY YOUR MONEY?

Feng Shui Tips

After the front door, the kitchen and bedroom are the two most important factors. Why is the kitchen so important? This is where the family’s...
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A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF FENG SHUI CONSULTANT IN THE MODERN WORLD

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I get asked all the time, mostly by potential new students, “Is it possible to earn a good living by having a career in Feng...
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THEY TRUSTED ME AND TOOK ACTION AND THIS IS WHAT THEY GOT …

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Two questions I always ask my clients is ‘What do you want?’ and ‘What are you prepared to do to create change?’   The answers...
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MONTH OF THE FIRE DOG NEWS

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Hello my friends 2020 is not over yet. We have more to go. The Age of Aquarius is on the cusp, but we’re not there quite yet....
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WHY I LOVE ASTROLOGY SO MUCH – ASTROLOGY AND ME – MY STORY

Marlyna's Journal, News

Hello my friends. I love Astrology, I always have.  I love it like I love the Sunrise.  Every day is a new energy, something new to...
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WHAT WILL THE WOOD ROOSTER MONTH BE FOR YOU?

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips, News, Uncategorized

Hello my friends, Marlyna here. Its September 2020, the month of Virgo and Wood Rooster in the year of the Metal Rat. The year is flying...
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LIVING BEYOND FEAR AND EMBRACING CHANGE

News, Uncategorized

Today I’m sharing with you how to ‘Unstick’ yourself and move forward, not by just understanding principles of Feng Shui, but by understanding as well,...
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THE DARKNESS AND LIGHT OF JULY MONTH OF THE WATER GOAT

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Dear Friends, Welcome to my monthly newsletter, where you will find my astrological and Feng Shui insights on the energy of the upcoming month and best...
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SUFFERING OCCURS WHEN YOU ARE NOT IN ALIGNMENT WITH YOUR DESTINY

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Marlyna's Journal, News

What we do with our lives from birth to death is our life path.  When we are aligned with our Destiny, there is fulfillment, when...
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THE KEY IS MOVING THROUGH ALL THIS TOGETHER

Marlyna's Journal, News, Uncategorized

Dear Friends, Everyone is a bit scared, but we can be scared together and we can support one another.  Be mindful of your thoughts, be mindful of...
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2020. IT’S A NEW YEAR, A NEW DECADE, A NEW BEGINNING.

Chinese New Year, Feng Shui Tips, News

May 2020 be a year of clarity, meaning, purpose, happiness and awakening for us all. Astrologically, 2020 is a powerful year with some of the most...
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CHINESE NEW YEAR CUSTOMS FOR A HEALTHY & PROSPEROUS 2020

Chinese Cultural Tips, Chinese New Year, Feng Shui Tips, News

This year on January 25th, the world will celebrate the beginning of a new lunar year. In the Chinese calendar, this is described at the...
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IT’S DECEMBER, THE MONTH OF THE FIRE RAT

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, News

On Dec 7th we entered the month of the Fire Rat.   The Rat epitomizes the peak of the Water season and it’s an important...
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IT’S NOVEMBER, THE MONTH OF THE WOOD PIG

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, News

The key ingredient to living out your destiny, is you. Oink, Oink, It’s double pig. 2019 is the year of the Earth Pig – Ji Hai,...
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RECLAIMING MY POWER – SACRED JOURNEY OF EGYPT 2019

Marlyna's Journal, Marlyna's Travels, News

I was called. I did not choose to go to Egypt as a tourist, I went because I felt an inner calling. It was both...
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DO YOU FEEL IT? THE ENERGY HAS SHIFTED AS THE MONTH OF THE WOOD DOG HAS ARRIVED

News

Do you feel it?  The energy has shifted as the month of the Wood Dog has arrived (Oct 8).  The image associated with Wood Dog...
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OPENING THE DOORS TO YOUR DREAMS

News

Doors are so important, not only in Feng Shui, but in life.   Doorways symbolically are often used to represent transition, a change, the passage...
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TIME TO PAY ATTENTION – MONTH OF THE WATER ROOSTER

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, News

The Chinese Month of the Water Rooster began on September 8th.  The Rooster month in the year of the Pig will for most everyone bring...
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WHO STUDIES WITH MARLYNA LOS, FENG SHUI MASTER: JASON LYN

Feng Shui Courses and Events

Each year, just before I offer my intensive Feng Shui courses here, in Vancouver, I experience a thrill over the diversity of my Feng Shui...
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USING OBSTACLES TO CREATE OPPORTUNITY

Marlyna's Journal, Marlyna's Travels

May was the month of the Earth Snake (May 6th - June 6th), and being in the year of the Earth Pig as we are,...
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HOW FENG SHUI HELPS PERSONAL GROWTH

Feng Shui Tips

Your space reflects your life. Your life reflects your space. Twenty years ago I took one of my first classes in Feng Shui, and the famous...
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LECTURE FOR THE ARCHITECTURAL INSTITUTE OF BC

Speaking Engagements

I recently had the honour of doing a lecture for the Architectural Institute of BC. It was thrilling to share the stage with James Cheng, a...
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JUST WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A MASTER OF FENG SHUI?

Feng Shui Tips

Many people in the west have come to know that a Master of Feng Shui is someone who has deep knowledge of their subject after...
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FENG SHUI AT THE BANK – IT’S A BIG DEAL.

Case Studies, Marlyna's Journal

In the last few years, I’ve had the opportunity to work on several bank renovations and new builds. Did you know that several years ago...
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LIVING THE LIFE YOU WERE BORN TO LIVE

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Chinese New Year, Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Journal

“What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when we bring what is within out into the...
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FENG SHUI MYTHS – IS A PICTURE OF WATER IN THE BEDROOM A PROBLEM?

Feng Shui Tips

“Marlyna, I am at a loss and wonder if you could give me feedback?” I got an email from one of my clients last week. She...
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CONSCIOUS GROWTH THROUGH CONSCIOUS CHANGE

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Mastery, Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Journal, Marlyna's Travels, News

I am back home in Vancouver after an incredibly transformative, cathartic trip to Holland visiting family and studying with Sherwin Ng, a master of spiritual...
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LIVING BEYOND FEAR & EMBRACING CHANGE

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Mastery, Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Journal, News

Twenty years ago, I created the East-West Academy to help support a world where people understand and are responsible for their connections to each other,...
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CONFUSION AND TEARS AND INTUITION

Feng Shui Courses and Events, Feng Shui Mastery, Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Journal, News

Awakening your intuition The universe speaks to all of us. Have you listened lately? Guidance comes in many forms. Wouldn’t it be great if all spiritual messages were...
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HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR: LOOKING BACK ON MY YEAR OF THE EARTH DOG

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Chinese New Year, Feng Shui Courses and Events, Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Journal

Looking back on my Year of the Earth Dog, and looking forward to 2019 I have to admit, a year ago I was a little apprehensive...
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MAKE 2019 YOUR BEST YEAR YET

Chinese New Year, Feng Shui Courses and Events, Feng Shui Tips

The close of a month signals transition. The close of January, the first month of the new year, signals a time for critical reflection. Have you...
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YEAR OF THE EARTH BOAR

Chinese New Year

Destiny, and the Feng Shui perspective on luck as well as the Taoist philosophy on nature as it relates to one’s Destiny, have been part...
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3 THINGS TO AVOID WHEN CHOOSING A HOME

Feng Shui Tips, News

I have moved 3 times in the last 10 years. Why is that?  Each time I was looking for a specific type of Feng Shui...
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WHY LUXURY REALTY AND FENG SHUI GO HAND IN HAND

Feng Shui Tips

Homes with bad Feng Shui sell for approximately 30% less than their surrounding homes. This is a correlation I’ve discovered, and experienced, in my years of...
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WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A MASTER OF FENG SHUI?

Feng Shui Mastery

A Master of Feng Shui is a distinction given to people who are qualified to teach advanced levels of Feng Shui. Did you know that...
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ALL ABOUT ME: THE WHISTLER WOMEN’S RETREAT

Feng Shui Courses and Events, Feng Shui Tips, News, Speaking Engagements

Living our best lives starts with having good energy. How do you go about achieving that, you may ask? In Feng Shui, there is a...
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CHANGE YOUR LIFE WITH CLASSICAL FENG SHUI

Feng Shui Courses and Events, Feng Shui Mastery, Feng Shui Tips, News

The key to success in life lies in knowing who you are. And furthermore, what you need to do to get the results you want....
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TEARS, FEARS, ANXIETY AND THE MEANING OF GOOD FENG SHUI

Feng Shui Tips

From time to time, I get clients who call me who are feeling emotionally uncomfortable and even distressed after they started implementing my Feng Shui...
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MAKE YOUR MARK WITH FENG SHUI: HOW FENG SHUI CAN HELP IN BUSINESS

Feng Shui Tips, News, Speaking Engagements

Two years ago, I met four-time, best selling author Colin Sprake at a conference he was speaking at in Vancouver. Colin is an internationally renowned...
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HOW THE UNIVERSE PAVED THE PATH AND A BOOK WAS BORN

Feng Shui Courses and Events, Feng Shui Mastery, News

Have you ever had a moment where you knew that by making that decision, it would change the course of your life? For me, writing...
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THE IMPORTANCE OF GOOD FENG SHUI IN REAL ESTATE IN VANCOUVER

Feng Shui Tips, News

Real estate in Vancouver means serious business. An average detached home is currently selling for more than $1.6 million, a 2.4% increase from May 2017....
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WHAT FACTORS INFLUENCE OUR DESTINY?

Chinese Cultural Tips, Feng Shui Mastery, Feng Shui Tips, Videos

Why where you live matters. From a young age, I have always been curious about the factors that influence our destiny. As I navigated the world...
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AUTUMN THE MONTHS OF METAL AND MORE METAL: MONKEY, ROOSTER, AND DOG

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips

Understanding time as well as space is an important part of Feng Shui. It is crucial to understand the relationship between time and earth, in...
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FENG SHUI MASTERY COURSE IN VANCOUVER UPDATE

Feng Shui Mastery, News

The sun has been so giving to us these past few weeks! I hope you've had the opportunity to set aside time for self-growth. It's...
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IMPROVE YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE BY JOINING US FOR FENG SHUI FOR LIFE

Feng Shui Mastery, Videos

Improve your quality of life today!  Join us for Feng Shui For Life on July 9 - 13th to get started on this revitalizing journey. Did...
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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION – FENG SHUI FORMS AND FORMULA

Feng Shui Tips

When it comes to being a homeowner and choosing a home that has good Feng Shui, it’s not “what’s inside” that matters to support you...
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FENG SHUI 101: HOW TO SELECT A HOUSE WITH GOOD FENG SHUI

Feng Shui Tips

What would you do if your realtor called to tell you there is a house available in your price range in an area you like? For...
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10 PRIMARY BENEFITS OF FENG SHUI

News

Many of us have most likely made resolutions to improve our lives this year, either professionally or personally.  There are so many little things that...
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WHAT’S THE PROCESS OF BUILDING A NEW HOME WITH GOOD FENG SHUI?

Chinese Cultural Tips

So many new home builders call me “wanting to include Feng Shui” in the design and building process thinking it is to appeal to the...
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I’M INSPIRED, EXCITED, RECHARGED AND READY FOR 2018 – ARE YOU?

Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Travels

Inspired, excited, recharged... that’s how I feel! I’m clear on the next action steps I need to take to achieve my goals for 2018. I am...
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WHAT DOES GOOD FENG SHUI MEAN?

Feng Shui Tips

I’m curious… what do you think good Feng Shui means? You may think you know what it is, but unless you really know what it is...
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SUMMER, FENG SHUI, AND YOU: IT’S ALL ABOUT ENERGY

Feng Shui Tips

On June 5th, we enter the Month of the Horse - the time of year where the Fire Qi reaches its peak. Fire relates to many...
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AWAKENING TO CLARITY, CONFIDENCE, AND PERSONAL POWER WITH FENG SHUI

Feng Shui Tips

I know first hand that no matter what age you are, you can change your life for the better. Does it take effort? Yes. Can it be...
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BEFORE YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD – FIRST MAXIMIZE YOUR LIFE.

Feng Shui Tips

"Discover your LIFE PATH and how to activate it. Learn the actions you can take, the skills you can acquire and the lessons you came...
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THEY INTRODUCED US AS THE MASTER OF MASTERS

Marlyna's Travels

I am so honoured, excited, inspired, humbled, and jet-lagged all at the same time. I am back home in Vancouver from the most amazing trip...
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ALIGNING WITH DESTINY: AN INTERVIEW WITH FENG SHUI MASTER MARLYNA LOS

Marlyna's Journal

Years ago, a young UBC journalism student named Gena Ellet wrote an article about me. She wrote it after I met her for a personal...
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UNDERSTANDING THE FENG SHUI OF LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS

Feng Shui Tips

Happy Valentine’s Day… or is it? Some people love this day and for others, this is a lonely and tough day. And in my experience, regardless of...
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LOOKING BACK – MY YEAR OF THE FIRE MONKEY

Feng Shui Tips

I knew going into 2016 that I would be in for a life-changing year, for good or bad. When I looked at my chart for the...
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GETTING THE BEST QI OUT OF YOUR HOME IN 2017

Feng Shui Tips

We’re moving from the Year of the Fire Monkey in 2016 into the Fire Rooster in 2017. It’s going to be another powerful year. How and...
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CHINESE NEW YEAR CUSTOMS FOR A HEALTHY & PROSPEROUS 2017

Chinese New Year, News

This year on January 28th, the world will celebrate the beginning of a new lunar year. In the Chinese calendar, this is described at the...
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FENG SHUI, YOUR FEELINGS, AND THE POWER OF PATTERNS

Feng Shui Tips

I was taught by my Feng Shui teachers (and life) that if you change your space, you change your life. What I love about Chinese Metaphysics...
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VIDEO – KAN YU: THE WAY OF HEAVEN AND EARTH

Feng Shui Tips, Videos

Have I ever told you about my friends Connie Sanchez and Ricardo Peralta Castillo? They are fellow Feng Shui practitioners in Mexico who, like me, are...
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VIDEO – INTRODUCTION TO CLASSICAL FENG SHUI

Feng Shui Tips

This week, I want to share with you an old but really good Joey Yap YouTube video on Classical Feng Shui.  You’ve heard me say real...
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BAZI AND FENG SHUI – DISTANT COUSINS?

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi

** This article was written by Joey Yap and originally appeared on his blog in 2004 Man is always fascinated by the great mysteries of life....
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THE PRINCIPLE OF THE EIGHT TRIGRAMS AND BAGUA, PART 2

Feng Shui Tips

This is the 2nd part of blog post series taken from my book Do You See What I See. The blog post series describes aspects...
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THE PRINCIPLE OF THE EIGHT TRIGRAMS AND BAGUA, PART 1

Feng Shui Tips

This is the 1st of a 2 part blog post series taken from my book Do You See What I See. The series describes aspects...
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MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS: JUST WHO STUDIES FENG SHUI?

Marlyna's Travels

“You’re a Feng Shui consultant? Really?!” Almost always when I meet new people, they are surprised to hear that I am a Feng Shui expert. And whenever...
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MAGNIFICENT MOUNTAINS OF CHINA: MY FENG SHUI EXCURSION OF 2016

Marlyna's Travels

Our world is truly a magnificent place, and I feel very lucky to have visited and studied Feng Shui in such ancient places of greatness;...
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CHINESE GRANDMOTHER’S LAWS OF LIFE

Chinese Cultural Tips

Over the years, I have had many Feng Shui and Metaphysics teachers. One of my favourite teachers was Lily Chung. In many ways, she was...
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A SIMPLE AND BROAD STROKED INSIGHT TO CHINESE ASTROLOGY

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi

When it comes to understanding the ancient principles of Chinese Astrology, there are a number of core ideas that oftentimes will make Westerners scratch their...
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NEW AGE FENG SHUI VERSUS AUTHENTIC FENG SHUI

Feng Shui Tips

The misconceptions that exist around Feng Shui drive me crazy. The latest one someone told me this week was that they heard they could fix their...
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WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE YOUR LIFE STORY TO BE?

Feng Shui Tips

What would you like your life story to be? Years ago, someone asked me that question and it was a question that changed my life. At the...
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VANCOUVER 2016: TOP TAKEAWAYS FROM JOEY YAP’S FENG SHUI FOR BUSINESS EVENT

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips

Joey Yap recently taught 3 workshops in Vancouver. Feng Shui and Astrology for 2016 Feng Shui for Business Feng Shui for Homebuyers Last week I wrote the top takeaways...
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VANCOUVER 2016: TOP TAKEAWAYS FROM JOEY YAP’S FENG SHUI & ASTROLOGY EVENT

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips

Joey Yap is in the business of transforming lives and this past weekend here in Vancouver he did not disappoint. He spent 2 days inspiring, teaching,...
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HOW TO SEE IF YOUR HOME HAS GOOD FENG SHUI

Feng Shui Tips

"Do I think this place has good Feng Shui?" People often ask that me as I walk into a space to do a Feng Shui consultation. My...
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CHINESE CUSTOMS: THE LION DANCE

Chinese Cultural Tips

Asian Cultural Insights and Tips By Martha Dahlen Adapted from: nationsonline.org According to traditional Chinese belief, the lion signifies courage, stability, and superiority. The Lion Dance is performed...
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A FENG SHUI PERSPECTIVE ON LUCK, FATE, AND DESTINY

Chinese New Year, Feng Shui Tips

Fate, Destiny, and Luck are subjects that have fascinated me for as long as I can remember. I’ve spent hours upon hours pondering questions such as... What are...
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CHINESE NEW YEAR CUSTOMS FOR A HEALTHY & PROSPEROUS 2016

Chinese New Year, News

Chinese New Year is not only a time for celebrations but also a time of new beginnings and intentions. A Chinese proverb states that all...
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HOW TO DESIGN YOUR DESTINY AND CREATE SUCCESS IN 2016

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Chinese Cultural Tips, Chinese New Year

A wise teacher said something years ago that has stuck with me ever since - “Suffering occurs when we are not in alignment with our...
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WHAT TO EXPECT HIRING A PROFESSIONAL FENG SHUI CONSULTANT

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips

There is a sense of mystery and often times confusion as to what goes on in a Feng Shui consultation. In order to clear the air,...
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A TASTE OF REAL FENG SHUI

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Travels

As I write this blog post, I’m sitting in my hotel room in Malaysia reflecting on my trip to Kuala Lumpur to study real Feng...
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KUALA LUMPUR – HOME OF WORLD’S TOP FENG SHUI CONSULTANTS

Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Travels

I feel like Tom Hanks in the movie Terminal - you know, the one where he’s stuck living in an airport for a year. Every morning,...
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QI MEN DUN JIA: ANCIENT WARCRAFT TO MODERN DAY BUSINESS

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Travels

It’s 4 am and it feels like the middle of the day. Travel always sets me back yet I’m thrilled to be here. I am in Malaysia...
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FENG SHUI IN NEW YORK CITY: THE YEAR OF THE FIRE MONKEY BEGINS

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Chinese New Year, Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Travels

I love the energy of New York City. Last week, I was in NYC along with many of my peers for the Joey Yap Feng Shui...
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URBAN PLANNING AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF CITIES WITH FENG SHUI

Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Travels

My good friend and colleague Ricardo Peralta Castillo was recently here visiting me in Vancouver. He’s an architect, works with urban planning, and expert on...
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THE HISTORY OF FENG SHUI – BURIAL FENG SHUI

Chinese Cultural Tips, Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Travels

My first real introduction to Burial Feng Shui was 2006 on a Feng Shui tour of China. I had read in my early studies on the...
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DEAD TREES, TIDY HOMES & THE MANIFESTATION OF QI

Feng Shui Tips

Unlike the definition of the word energy in English, the word Qi (chee) in Chinese has a few meanings. Some of these meanings are: Air, the air in...
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QI, THE LIFE FORCE OF IT ALL

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips

As a Feng Shui Expert, the main concern of my Classical Feng Shui practice involves identifying how to harness Qi in our environment. You’ve heard me...
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HOW I LEARNED TO STEP INTO MY DESTINY BY CHANGING MY LIFE WITH FENG SHUI

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Journal

Did I ever tell you the story of how I came to my current “Destiny” of teaching and consulting with Energy and Feng Shui? Years ago,...
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BACK TO BASICS – WHAT IS AUTHENTIC FENG SHUI REALLY ABOUT?

Feng Shui Tips

“I hung a mirror over my stove because according to Feng Shui, it will make me more prosperous.” I overheard that erroneous comment the other day....
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STUDYING FENG SHUI IN CHINA: THE POWER OF THE DRAGON

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Travels

“It’s hard to put into words just how amazingly soft and benevolent the energy and feeling was.  It felt like your favourite person in the...
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HOW THE FENG SHUI SIGNS OF AUTUMN PERSONALLY AFFECT YOU

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Journal

From the earliest civilizations, careful observation of nature revealed that understanding time in relation to the earth is crucial to the growing and harvesting of...
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STUDYING FENG SHUI IN CHINA: LIONS AND TIGERS AND DRAGONS, OH MY!

Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Travels

This is the 2nd post in a series describing my September 2014 trip to study Feng Shui in China. I had never seen anything like it...
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STUDYING FENG SHUI IN CHINA: MOUNTAINS PRODUCE “NOBLE” PEOPLE

Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Travels

September 2014: It’s Day 4 of my week-long study tour of China with Joey Yap as my instructor. I’m sitting in a bus en route...
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DECORATING, FENG SHUI AND THE QI OF BUILDINGS IN SEARCH OF THE IDEAL HOME

Feng Shui Tips

When it comes to finding your ideal home, good looking decor and good Feng Shui are not the same things. Beauty is only skin deep,...
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UNDERSTANDING QI: WHAT DOES QI LOOK LIKE?

Feng Shui Tips, News

Here in Vancouver, real estate is serious business. An average two-story home is currently selling for more than $.1.27 million. Roughly 30% of the local real...
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UNDERSTANDING QI: THE CONCEPT OF ENERGY AND THE LAWS OF THE UNIVERSE

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips

The person with the most Qi wins! According to Feng Shui, it’s that simple. The person with the most Qi does better in life. They have...
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SEE A DRAGON, BE A DRAGON: SYMBOLS IN CHINESE CULTURE

Chinese Cultural Tips

An early Chinese scholar observed, “All the inhabitants of oriental countries… are gifted with a vivid imagination—a quality of important constructive value.” With this imagination,...
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DESIGNING YOUR DESTINY – IS EVERYTHING PRE-DETERMINED?

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi

Designing your Destiny - it all begins with insight and understanding. How is this year going for you? For some of you this has been a particularly...
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MIRRORS: MORE THAN JUST A REFLECTION

Chinese Cultural Tips

Mirrors (鏡) enable us to see what the eye cannot. In modern times, we use mirrors to see more of what is already visible: reflections of...
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WHAT WOULD YOU DO DIFFERENTLY IF YOU KNEW WHAT WAS COMING?  

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips

In 2006, I had been studying BaZi (Chinese astrology) long enough to see that the coming Year of the Metal Tiger in 2010 was going...
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DESTINY: IT’S NOT ABOUT THE HAND YOU’RE DEALT, BUT HOW YOU PLAY YOUR HAND

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips

For as long as I can remember I have been fascinated with the subject of Destiny. As a young teenager, here in Vancouver, I would spend...
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MYTHBUSTING: FACTS AND TRUTHS ABOUT BEDROOM FENG SHUI

Feng Shui Tips

When you woke up this morning, how did you feel? Happy, refreshed, stressed, in pain? Whatever state you woke up in may have something to...
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EMPERORS AND EVERYDAY PEOPLE: WHO STUDIES FENG SHUI?

Feng Shui Tips, Marlyna's Travels

People were lined up at 6am to get good seats. By 8am, half the class was waiting to get in and claim a seat. And...
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SYMBOLISM, FLORA, & FAUNA OF CHINESE ART

Chinese Cultural Tips, News

Introduction Images of plants and animals, both real and mythical, pervade Chinese art and culture. Orchid, bamboo, plum blossom, lotus, tiger, swallow, bat, crane, and, of...
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DO YOU HAVE A FENG SHUI NOBLEMAN?

Chinese Astrology and Ba Zi, Feng Shui Tips

I love the Chinese concept of Nobleman. I’m not just talking about a nobleman who is a kind stranger or friend. The nobleman is someone who has...
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CREATING REAL CHANGE: OUT OF TRAUMA I FOUND MY DREAM   

Marlyna's Journal

Thirty years ago my oldest son Nathan came in from playing outside. I remember the day well. I was 27 years old, he was 7 at the time....
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DO YOU HAVE BAD FENG SHUI?

Feng Shui Tips

Oh no! Your front door is red, you have a mirror in the bedroom, your fish died, and you can see the back door from...
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WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT A BUILT-IN GARAGE?

Feng Shui Tips

In North America, it is not uncommon to find homes with large attached or built in garages. You say, "Convenient!" and I say, "Hmmm... Feng...
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THE TRUTH ABOUT STAIRS

Feng Shui Tips

Stairs are a big deal in Feng Shui as they move and distribute Qi. A carefully planned Feng Shui home is one where the stairs...
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MYTHBUSTING T-INTERSECTIONS

Feng Shui Tips

The real estate market in Vancouver is always busy in the Spring and with much of the market being purchased by Asians, particularly from Mainland...
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MY TOP TAKEAWAYS FROM JOEY YAP’S VISIT TO VANCOUVER

Feng Shui Courses and Events, Feng Shui Tips

Joey Yap, one of the most respected, successful Chinese Metaphysics experts on success, business, and destiny was here in Vancouver educating us on how to...
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WHO IS JOEY YAP?

Feng Shui Courses and Events

Joey Yap is arguably the premier Feng Shui expert in the world and, more importantly, his clients are some of the most internationally influential people....
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7 TIPS TO START THE YEAR OF THE WOOD GOAT

Chinese Cultural Tips

On Feb, 19th, 2015 the world will celebrate the beginning of a new lunar year. In the Chinese calendar this is described as the 4712th...
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DESIGNS, SHAPES AND FORMS:

News

Forms and shapes are important when it comes to evaluating rooms, buildings and landscapes. Shapes determine the flow of Qi and Qi defines good Feng...
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REAL ESTATE AND FENG SHUI

News

If you or someone you know is a real estate agent in Vancouver and the lower mainland, chances are you have run into the term...
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BACK TO BASICS: WHAT IS FENG SHUI?

News

Welcome to a brand new year and a chance to consider how we can all live more fulfilled lives. We aim to share with you...
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BOOK YOUR CALENDAR FOR JOEY YAP IN VANCOUVER!

Feng Shui Courses and Events, News

Shhhh, we can't tell you much about the event yet, but be prepared to be amazed because world-renowned Feng Shui Master, Joey Yap is coming...
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MARLYNA LOS – FENG SHUI CONSULTANT

Feng Shui Tips, Videos

When I introduce myself out in the word as a "Master of Feng Shui", I often get blank faces. Even people who think they they...
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LEARN FENG SHUI: SPEAKING FOR A FULL HOUSE AT DEXTER & ASSOCIATES REALTY

News, Speaking Engagements

Recently, I was invited to give a talk for Dexter & Associates in Vancouver. It was AMAZING. Over 120 real estate agents and clients packed...
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MY TRIP TO CHINA: MIDDLE KINGDOM MAGIC

Marlyna's Travels, News

According to my Chinese astrology, September is the best month for me to spend travelling. Every year, I look forward to working on my professional...
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THE CIYUN BUDDHIST TEMPLE & WALKING THE DRAGON AT QINGLONG MOUNTAIN

Marlyna's Travels, News

On my recent trip to China, there was one day that really stood out from the rest for beauty and spiritual significance, affecting all of...
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IT ALL BEGINS HERE: TWO FENG SHUI INTENSIVES TO CHOOSE FROM

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If there is light in the soul, there will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, there will be harmony in the house. If...
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NOT ALL DRAGONS ARE SCARY: THE IMPORTANCE OF LOCATION

Feng Shui Tips

Form School, the pillar of classical Feng Shui, examines the shapes and symbolism in one's environment. It is based on the idea that land is...
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A FRESH START FOR FALL

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Fall is a time of transitions and new starts, and Feng Shui has some guiding principles to help families through this time to create optimum...
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THE 5 ELEMENT THEORY

Feng Shui Tips

The 5 element theory of classical Feng Shui and Traditional Chinese Medicine states that everything in time and space is associated with one of 5...
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CITY CENTRE 1, SURREY, LARK GROUP

Feng Shui Tips, News

Classical Feng Shui is steeped in theory, and sometimes the best way to show its merits is through a project example. Recently, I was honoured...
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WHAT IS A FENG SHUI CURE?

Feng Shui Tips

Have you ever wondered at those strange little mirrors and wind chimes seemingly haphazardly hung on weird little corners of houses in Vancouver? To the...
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DO YOU NEED A FENG SHUI METAL CURE?

News

Are you like me?  Do your eyes roll at the words Feng Shui cure? If you have little or no experience with Feng Shui I...
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MARLYNA FEATURED IN URBAN LAND

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[caption id="attachment_4402" align="alignleft" width="201"] The six-story mixed-use Yu building at the University of British Columbia is organized aroung a three-tiered courtyard to maximize natural light...
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CHINESE NEW YEAR 2014 – A TIME OF NEW BEGINNINGS AND INTENTIONS

Chinese New Year

A Chinese proverb states that all creations are reborn on New Year’s Day, providing hope and energy for good things to come into your life. Chinese...
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FROM STUDENT TO MASTER – FENG SHUI PROFESSIONAL MASTERY COURSE

Feng Shui Tips

As many of you already know, Marlyna has been teaching a Feng Shui Mastery Course and the next one is set to begin shortly after...
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HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE LUNAR NEW YEAR

Chinese New Year

Don’t procrastinate your New Year preparations! Do your best, and if you can’t complete the list on time, leave the unfinished tasks until after February...
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CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF THE WOOD HORSE RIGHT!

Chinese New Year

Traditions are important in Chinese culture, and to make sure you welcome positive energy this Lunar New Year, follow these steps on New Years Day...
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20 AUSPICIOUS FOODS FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE AND DAY AND THE SYMBOLISM

Feng Shui Tips

Traditions surrounding the New Year are not limited to just decor, but what you put in your body has just as much importance. Here are...
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PREPARE FOR THE YEAR OF THE WOOD HORSE

Chinese New Year

  The Chinese New Year is right around the corner, and now is the time to prepare for the Year of the Wood Horse! Symbolized by...
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2014 NEW WORKSHOPS AND COURSES

Feng Shui Tips

We are pleased to announce an exciting array of new Feng Shui workshops designed specifically for those wishing to get their toes wet, and those...
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TWO IMPORTANT REASONS TO USE FENG SHUI BY MARLYNA LOS

Feng Shui Tips

#1 - More opportunities and positive results! Good Feng Shui means a home or business with positive energy, which in turn equals more opportunities and positive...
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USING CHOPSTICKS WITH GRACE AND PRECISION

Chinese Cultural Tips

By Martha Dahlen The Chinese character for the Tao is translated as “the Way”; it can refer to a way of living as well as a...
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CHINESE TABLE MANNERS: CRADLE YOUR RICE BOWL

Chinese Cultural Tips

Asian Cultural Insights and Tips By Martha Dahlen of http://mdahlen.com Introduction: The Chinese character for the Tao is translated as “the Way”; it can refer to a “way”...
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CHINESE TABLE MANNERS “TEA FOR YOU BEFORE ME”

Chinese Cultural Tips

Asian Cultural Insights and Tips By Martha Dahlen Introduction: The Chinese character for the Tao is translated as “the Way”; it can refer to a “way” of...
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FENG SHUI – DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? A FOREWORD BY JOEY YAP

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Feng Shui – Do You See What I See? A foreword by Joey Yap It's fair to say that the integrity of Feng Shui has been...
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ABOUT MARLYNA – HER PERSONAL STORY, EDUCATION AND SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

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Marlyna Los is an internationally renowned Classically Trained Feng Shui Expert.  Marlyna creates optimal business and residential spaces that support your visions and maximize your potential...
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THE ETIQUETTE OF EXCHANGING BUSINESS CARDS

Chinese Cultural Tips

Asian Cultural Insights and Tips By Martha Dahlen of http://mdahlen.com Introduction: The Chinese character for the Tao is translated as “the Way”; it can refer to a “way”...
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CHINESE NEW YEAR 2013 – SIMPLE TIPS TO BRING THE MOST INTO YOUR YEAR

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year 2013 - A Time of New Beginnings and Intentions By Marlyna Los – Feng Shui Expert Simple Tips to bring the most into your...
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THE PROVINCE – FENG SHUI FOR THE MARKET

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THE PROVINCE NEWSPAPER - Feng Shui for the Market For a quicker sale, or for wealth and happiness in your new home. Larissa Cahute interviews Marlyna...
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WHY CHANGING YOUR SPACE CAN LITERALLY CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

Feng Shui Tips

Learn in this teleseminar How Changing Your Space Can Literally Change Your Life! In this audio call with Conscious Divas CEO Kate Muker and Feng Shui...
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GLOBE + MAIL

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GLOBE AND MAIL INTERVIEW Marlyna was contacted by the Globe and Mail's Wency Leung on how to incorporate Classical Feng Shui to add serenity and create...
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BC LIVING – CLASSICAL FENG SHUI TIPS

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Classical Feng Shui Tips Add Zen to Your Living Space Marlyna is interviewed by Catherine Tse for the BC Living online magazine for suggestions on incorporating...
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BUILDEX 2012 + GLOBAL NOON NEWS

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BUILDEX 2012 + GLOBAL NOON NEWS INTERVIEW Marlyna spoke at Vancouver Buildex on "Understanding Feng Shui and the Chinese Market Regarding Real Estate and Building Construction in...
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2012 YEAR OF THE WATER DRAGON

Chinese New Year

2012 Year of the Water Dragon Hello and Happy New Year! On January 23rd, 2012 the world celebrates the beginning of a new lunar year. In the...
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NATURAL LAWS AND FENG SHUI

Feng Shui Tips

Natural Laws and Feng Shui For your spirit to feel balanced and happy it is essential to find a place where you feel truly at home... The...