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For those who are curious, we have already begun entering into the year of the Yin Earth Pig. In general, the pig (or boar), in Chinese culture is seen as a sign of prosperity. Being a Yin year, the energy in general is said to be more gentle, relaxed, and favorably prosperous in various areas of life for most. By the way, the Chinese New Year starts on February 5th, 2019.
If you were born in: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031, 2043, you are under the sign of the pig.
According to the Chinese astrological system, those born under the zodiac sign being celebrated, tend not to receive much luck. Instead, they receive lessons and challenges (which could be an opportunity for self evolution if you choose to perceive it that way). With this noted, if you are born under the pig sign, 2019 may bring emotional ups and downs, making you feel frustrated at times. You could refer to this as, ’growing pains.’ To help navigate these possible experiences, it’s important to be open to change and embrace it. Keep this phrase in mind, “what you resist, will persist.”
The energy of this year welcomes better problem solving. So, if you’ve had certain situations that have come up repetitively, the energy of this year could offer an extra boost to finally resolve it or at least move you in the right direction. You could also earn more recognition for your hard work and efforts, yet be sure the attention you receive is for good reasons. To further better your luck in 2019, its recommended to attend positive events and visit with truly supportive family and friends.
2019 annual flying stars chart
The Flying Stars chart provide annual, monthly, daily or even hourly forecasts. The chart you see above is annually.
It reveals the movement of both positive and negative energies in any given space. It’s important to note, locating the actual directions within your home is needed for this particular practice of Feng Shui. To help you with this, click on “How to Take a Compass Reading” and you could also watch a video in how to do it. I recommend both.
Below are key recommendations for the 2019 annual flying stars chart:
#2 Star North-East illness and disaster:
This star stirs up health problems. Its recommended to place a metal object that holds the symbolism of good health and deflecting away negative energy. Connect with an metal item that you truly resonate with. For example, in my home I have a metal statue of Ganesh, who is known for removing obstacles.
Be sure to utilize the salt water cure, which helps to dissipate and clear away negative energy. You could also implement the cure for star #5.
Salt Water Cure Ingredients:
Fill up a glass jar; with table or rock salt to about three quarters full.
Place six coins on top of the salt in a circle. Make sure the coins are Yang side up; this is the side with the four Chinese characters. Don’t worry if the coins sink into the salt as you pour the water.
Fill the jar to the top with tap water. It would be a good idea to place a mat under the jar to protect furniture or flooring.
The jar will form crystals over time; this shows that it is working to absorb the negative energy.
Make sure the water is always topped up.
Do not cover the top of glass/container. Allow the salt water to be exposed to the air.
Try not to touch or move the jar too much as it stores a lot of negative energy.
Information for the salt water cure is provided by Michael Hanna
#6 STAR East Celestial:
For those who have been busy with building his or her career, this star is said to offer stronger recognition and acknowledgement for your hard work! To further enhance this area of your home, the energy speaks to the nature of helpful people. You could display gifts, images, or a symbol that represent the helpful people in your life. Another way to acknowledge the # 6 visiting star could be by playing music or displaying items that provide ‘vibration,’ such as with a musical instrument that is particularly made of metal.
#7 STAR South-east Betrayal and Robbery:
This star alarms the possibility of people taking advantage of you. Mind your temper as well as to avoid unnecessary arguments or even fights. With that said, use common sense and never feel pressured into anything. As for your home and any other belongings, this star is reminding you to keep a mindful watch on your valuables and not to become lazy with wear you leave them. Also, since most finances these days are conducted online, pay attention to your billing statements as well. For those who prefer a more traditional cure for star #7, displaying the Blue Rhino and Elephant and/or a water feature is recommended within this area of the home.
# 8 Star center Prosperity Star:
This star promotes wealth and prosperity! You could bring in a ‘money tree’ plant along with displaying visuals or items that relate to your personal connection to wealth (how do you define wealth?). It’s also recommended to include some warmer colors within this sector of your home. Naturally, be sure this area is clutter free as to allow the prosperity star to effortlessly flow within this space.
#3 star south Quarrelsome:
This star is said to make it easier for you to become caught up in miscommunication. With that said, use common sense. Before signing anything, double check the information. In regard to disagreements, If you know you have contributed to a discussion that is not productive to the well-being of others or yourself, be accountable. In general, gather your thoughts and get a better grip on your emotions before saying something you may regret, which could lead to bigger issues. This is when the teachings of emotional intelligence come in handy. Honestly, no matter where this star visits each year, being aware of your reactions to self and others is foundational to you growing as a human and spiritual being. In regard to this sector of the home, keep this area well lit, as this symbolizes ‘seeing the truth.’
#5 star south-west Misfortune:
In short for your home, its recommended to postpone any massive remodeling and renovations. Simplicity, organization and stillness is your friend for this sector of your home in 2019. For those who wish for a more traditional cure, you could use the 5 Element Pagoda and display it within the south-west. Reciting or displaying prayers or mantras of your choosing is recommended as well. The purpose is to welcome in beneficial energy and help neutralize the negative forces. Remember, you could also implement the Salt Water cure in this section of your home.
#1 Star west lucky victory star:
This star encourages self-improvement, good reputation, and high social status. If possible, it’s recommended to set up this area of your home for your studies and activate the use of this region within your home.
#9 Star north-west multiplicative:
This star tends to promote general happiness and success in career, as well as enhancements with material goods and spiritual development. To further enhance this energy from inside your home, the addition of healthy green leafy plants and fresh flowers is a great go-to. This promotes the growth of positive events within your life. It’s also noted to include some Earth element, such as with crystals or a crystal grid.
#4 North Love and Studies Star:
This star has the potential to activate a quality love relationship and improve your academics. In regard to academics, If the function of the room that resides in the North allows a place for you to conduct your studies, the energy of this star could promote stronger focus and more inspiration! As for romance, to further enhance this star, if you are in a healthy relationship, consider displaying photos of you and your loved one. The arrangement of wood element (2-3 plants) is also recommended within this section of the home.
The information shared in this post, take it with a grain of salt. There are various factors that contribute to a person’s experience in life and this is simply another possible tool to help you navigate. Naturally, feel free to conduct your own research and if you resonate with the information shared, test it out.
P.S. If you missed the 27 Day Feng Shui Manhattan Transformational Challenge, you could still watch all the videos! Request to join the Facebook Group: Adopting Feng Shui with Laura Cerrano. Once accepted, you’ll have access to all 27 tips!