Special Month in 2020

Special Month in 2020

September 17th to October 16th 2020 庚子, the year of Metal Rat has been crazy so far. Under the influence of the Covid-19 Pandamic, the earth is experiencing massive changes. Many people is struggling for life. The world is in chaos. The reason that I'm writing this...

Winning the Lottery

I wish I'm here to annouce that I have won the Jackpot, but no. I do not have the habbit of buying the lottery. However, a few of my regular clients have won the lotteries, some have won the multi million Jackpots. It was incredible. As a feng shui expert, making...

Feng Shui Tips for the Time of Covid-19 Pandemic

By Mina Zheng Ever since the the Metal Rat year began, there has been little peace in the world. The bushfires, the floods and now the Covid-19 (Coranavirus). Covid-19 is spreading globally, and affecting the life of every person in the world. In 2020, from the flying...

May the Golden Rat brings Success and Harmonies to You

2020 庚子 (Geng Zi) The Metal Rat Year From the traditional Chinese calendar the year 2020 is a Metal Rat year. The Chinese New Year is on 25/01/2020, the Li Chun is on 4/2/2020. The date of Li Chun is when the Rat year starts. From the Rat year Li Chun...

2020 Feng Alamanac is ready

Dear friends. I have just finished my 2020 Feng Shui Almanac. It is my eighth one. Use it to choose the best days for your important events in 2020, and to see what 2020 wil bring for you. You can order it at https://fengshuiaustralia.com/chinese-horoscope-2020

My Trip to China in 2019

It was nice to visit China in the middle of the year. I like summer. It was a good winter escape for me. The trip this year was quite different to previous years. I have been in Australia for nearly three decades. My parents are still living in China in the city where...

Hall & Hart

Hall & Hart is a company that helps people to build their dream homes. I always think there is an affinity when people seek my consultations. It is something I value and cherish highly. Recently, I was engaged by Hall & Hart to do feng shui for their display...

The Award

I had an exciting time last weekend. I went to the Association of Feng Shui Consultants Australia 2019 Conference , which was held in Sydney this year. Great for Sydney siders like me. At the conference, I met old and new friends. It was a wonderful, supportive and...

2019 Safety Charm

2019 is a year of Earth Pig, the elements of the year are strong in fire and water. These two elements represent two opposite forces. When they are together it is a destructive relationship. and can cause risk or danger to our lives. When these forces are well...

Humble House Inscription

Mina Zheng There is a famous saying from one of the Chinese peoms called 陋室铭 (Hunble House Inscription) written by 刘禹锡 from Tang Dynasty. It said: 山不在高,有仙则名。水不在深,有龙则灵. 斯是陋室, 惟吾德馨。... Which means: No matter how high the mountain is, if there is a fairy, it will be...

Good Positions for Clocks in Bedrooms

A clock is an important object to have in your bedroom, as it tells you the time. Time flies without stopping, so managing time effectively is the first step to success. As a feng shui consultant, I often use clocks to activate the positive or remedy the negative...

The Wealth Symbol in Chinese astrology

In Chinese astrology, to read a person’s destiny, we first need to convert a person’s birth day and time into Four Pillars or Ba Zi (eight characters). Four pillars are the pillar of year, month, day and hour. Each pillar has two characters, making a total of eight...

Mina’s Feng Shui Review in August 2018

One thing we cannot hold on to is time. Time passes no matter what you do or don't do. The dog year has entered it's 7th month. Before the year disappears completely, I would like to look back and write down something before it is gone from my memory. Work: My feng...

Happy Chinese New Year

An article by Hailey Renault from ABC news. Here is the link. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-15/feng-shui-masters-put-the-chi-in-chinese-new-year/9442740

Dog Year Babies

2018 is the year of the Dog, based on Chinese astrology. The Dog year commenced today, the 4th of February. It can be confusing, for the Chinese New Year is on the 16th of February. This is because the Chinese astrological circle is ending and beginning on LiChun (立春...

Feng Shui, Music and Christmas

I'm a feng shui professional, and music is my hobby. My music started in my middle age. There was time that I thought we work to live, not live to work. What should I do to be happy, without greedy thoughts or creating negative impact to myself or other people's life?...

Mina’s TV show

Hi everyone, long time no see. Recently, I was filmed for a TV show. The show is: House of Wellness. The programme with the segment ‘Feng Shui’ - will be shown on Sunday 15th October 10am on 7TWO and then repeated again the following Friday 29th October on 7TWO at...

My visit to China in 2017

I have been living in Australia for 27 years. My parents and siblings are living in China. Therefore, I visit to China each year, withextra visits for some special occasions. The visit often combines seeing family, learning new things and having fun. Each visit is a...

Mina at the 2017 Australian Feng Shui Conference

Last weekend, I have had a great time at Gold Coast at the AFSC Conference. Big thanks to Perrie, Kony and all the AFSC committee members for their great effort to put the event together. It was a success. The venue was at the Bond University. It has beautiful...

2017 the Fire Rooster Year outlook

About 2017 -The 丁酉 Fire Rooster Year 2017 is a Rooster year. Rooster is the 10th sign of Chinese Zodiac. Why do we call it Fire Rooster? Because based on the Chinese traditional calendar, the heavenly stem of the year is Ding 丁Fire (Ying Fire), the earthly branch of...

Happy Chinese New Year

Dear customers and friends, Hope the Fire Rooster year brings you peace, love, good health and prosperity. kind regards, Mina Zheng

The Monkey Year So Far

The fire monkey year has moved into the middle of the ninth month in Chinese Lunar Calendar. Time flies. Riding on the Travel Horse (monkey represents a star of travel horse for many people) and influenced by the fire energy, the world has had many dramas this year....

2016 September Feng Shui

In the Chinese feng shui calendar, September is the eighth of the lunar months. The energy of this month changes on the 7th September, then change again on 10th October. This month has an important festival from Chinese tradition. It is the Moon Festival (中秋节). Moon...

My latest TV appearance on channel 9

Recently, I was interviewed by channel 9 for a Feng Shui segment. The show was on Australia Current Affair on 16/6/16 under Feng Shui. Here is the link for the show: Mina on a Current Affair

Feng Shui for Ceru Restaurant

It was great to be part of the Ceru restaurant opening celebration today. My family and I enjoyed good food and had great time there. The most important thing for me was to see how the restaurant turned out after my feng shui consultations. Ceru is a successful UK...

Feng Shui Artworks for Chatswood

I have had a great honour to work with landscape architect Ross Shepherd for the site artworks for Thirty8 Archer St, Chatswood. The artworks are finally in place. Look striking. It will be open to public soon. The Dragon and the Dragon Fish symbolise prosperity....

Feng Shui for the Dixon Street Haymarket Sydney

Recently, I was engaged to do a feng shui consultation for a place in Sydney Chinatown. The project is to convert a top floor attic like space into a co working space in the centre of Dixon street. I was surprised to see that such big area in the heart of Chinatown...

Feng Shui and the Labyrinth

Recently, during the school holidays, we had a family outing to the Sydney Centennial Park and visited the labyrinth. Sydney centennial park is an amazing place. It is huge and beautiful (about 189 hectares), and located at about 4km SE from CBD. It took us about 15...

Gold Coast Chinatown — The Confucius Statue

Last year, Gold Coast Council engaged me to provide feng shui input for the design of Wealth Pai Fang and the position of the Confucius Statue. The argument was whether the Confucius statue should face Davenport Street or Young Street. I studied the site, suggested...

Feng Shui Tips: What you mustn’t see from the entrance?

In feng shui, the main entrance of a house or apartment is one of the main concerns. The main entrance is called '玄关'(Xun Guan), refering to mysterious gate. How the entrance is set up rules the fortune and well being of the occupants. From my 18 years feng shui...

My visit to China 2015

I have just came back from a trip to China. It was interesting. I had the opportunity and pleasure to climb a mountain, seek the Dragon Vein and visit a site which was chosen by a well known Feng Shui Master in China. It is to be a Crab Den. (shape of a crab from the...

How to Harmonise Love Relationships

Relationship issues are commonly raised during my feng shui practice. There are many things which can affect relationships. From feng shui and I Ching theory, I can provide five points to help improve the love relationship. First, we need to look at the yin yang of...

Feng Shui and Mona Museum of Old & New Art

Tasmania was the only state I haven't been in Australia. During this holidays, we finally made a family trip to Tasmania to see this part of Aussie land which I had been longing for. Tasmania is a beautiful place. It has many national parks. It has the one of the...

My holiday in Adelaide this year

It is always a pleasure to visit Adelaide. Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia. It is different to Sydney or Melbourne. The city is more peaceful. When you drive out of the town, the green and gold hills rise and fall all the way towards the south end of...

The Colours of Christmas

As the Christmas draws closer, some of my clients have asked me what are the good colours for the Christmas this year. In Chinese belief, everything in the universe is made from five basic elements. These elements are: fire, earth, metal, water and wood. The...

What is Qi Men Dun Jia?

Qi Men Dun Jia (奇门遁甲)literally translates to : Wondrous Door  hides Jia. It refers to Mysterious Gates Escaping Technique. It is an ancient Chinese art, and is one of the war crafts. It was devised in the Warring States period (战国时期), and was originally used to help...

Mina’s 2015 Feng Shui Almanac

Hi there, It has been a while since my last post. I have been busy writing a piece for Chinese media and  preparing the Feng Shui Almanac for 2015, the Wood Sheep year. 2015 looks bright and stable for most people.  To be lucky we need to be at the right place and at...

Which Door to Use?

In Australia, I have done many consultations for clients with free standing houses. Often the houses have a few doors, the main entry, back entry, side entry and garage entry. Many people drive their cars into the garage and then enter their house through an internal...

A Story Relating to Feng Shui

I read the Chinese news online today. Here is a story may be interesting to you. The Governor who blew up a Five Star Hotel has been removed from his position. The mayer of Huai Hai (淮海)City, An Hei (安徽)Province has lost his job recently. The reason related to the...

House Feng Shui and Health

No one denies that health is the most important thing in our life. Recently, I have done a few cases where the family have health problems or child allergies. I found these houses have some common problems. From Chinese traditional feng shui, every different direction...

Feng Shui and Time Management

Time is our most precious resource.  We  often hear   'time goes too fast' in conversations. The fact is, time doesn't go any faster than it should. The speed of time is constant. It moves from seconds to minutes, from minutes to hours, from hours to days, from days...

Building your Brand

My good friend Scarlett Vespa is a personal Brand Expert.  She is running a workshop in Sydney on the 8th august 2014. Scarlett and her expert team offer a package for those who need to create a brand to launch their business. The one day workshop includes: personal...

A Feng Shui interview with ABC TV

Mina was interviewed by ABC TV about the Property developments in Australia for Chinese investors. In the program, she talked about the feng shui input for the architectural design to meet the Asian market. The picture is Mina and ABC reporter Tracey Kirkland. Here is...

My trip to China — 韶山 (Shao Shan)

During this trip, a special event has brought me to 湖南 Hu Nan Province. 长沙 Chang Sha is the capital of the province. When we were their, we organised a trip to 韶山 (Shao Shan). Shao Shan is the birth place of Chairman Mao (Mao Zhe Dong), the founder of People's...

My trip to China — Wisdom from my father

Past two weeks I was in China, and only got home this morning. I visit China every year  for two reasons: first to spend some time with my parents and family; second to do feng shui study and research. As always, my home town is my first destination.  My parents live...

Information For People Born in Particular Years

2014 is a wood horse year, this year the fire element is extremely strong, many negative incidents have happened in the world, like the Malaysia missing airplane, Korean sinking of a passenger ship… each incident took many lives. Sometimes an accident can be avoided...

Feng Shui and Learning Music

This topic seems strange. Feng Shui and learning music sound like different things. Feng shui is ancient Chinese art. Good feng shui means good Qi flow. If a place has good Qi flow, the residents are happy and full of positive energy. Music can change the environment....

Comments for my feng shui blog

I received emails asked about why comments for the posts are not seen on the blog. Here is why: due to the very high volume of the non human users (e.g. programs) blasted the comments sector of my blog, we had to put a spam cleaner to block the spam. It also blocked...

Feng Shui and Camping

This post is about Feng Shui and Camping. I'm camping now, hence this post. The fact is I've rarely had experience with camping. I camped once twenty years ago, and thought it was terrible. Here is my camping story: Every year in mid April  is the school holidays in...

Gold Coast Chinatown

Recently, I was engaged by Gold Coast city council for feng shui consultations for the Gold Coast Chinatown development. This is the second time I have been involved in China town developments in Australia. The previous one was the Sydney Chinatown upgrade My tasks...

I Ching Prediction for the Missing Airplane MH370

Recently, the news of the Malaysia missing air plane has caught the attention and concern of the world.  It was the passenger flight Boeing 777 Flight MH370 from KL to Beijing on 8/3/2014 . There were 239 people on board including the 12 crew members. The flight went...

Feng Shui for Corporate Events

Recently, I have been engaged by St George Bank to do feng shui speeches for corporate events, to celebrate Chinese New Year. Speaking to a few hundred people is not something I do everyday. But to speak about something I know so well is not hard, and I could talk all...

2014 Wood Horse Year Magic Days

This is the Wood Horse Year. Some people asked me why it is Wood Horse year and what does it mean? This  refers to the Chinese Traditional Calendar. The Traditional Calendar is also called Xia Li or Nong Li (Xia Calendar or Farmer's Calendar). The Traditional calendar...

Happy Chinese New Year 马年快乐!

Today is the first day of the first lunar month of 2014. It is Chinese New Year's Day. 2014 is the Horse year, this year brings strong fire element. It symbolises strong and powerful energy and success. Wish your year is full of sunshine and joy. Hope you have great...

My holiday in Cairns, Australia

As a Chinese Feng Shui Consultant, I have always been very busy with work at the end and the beginning of the year. I don't remember ever taking a proper holiday in the holiday season in past ten years. However, this year I decided to take a holiday when most people...

Happy New Year

Today is the first day of January 2014. It is also the first day of the last month of 2013 on the Chinese Lunar calendar. The double 1st marks a symbol of new beginnings, new energy and new journeys. It is a great day to start something new . The Open Direction of the...

Celebrate Christmas

My son always reminds me about Christmas. It is interesting to see how excited he is and how much he looks forward to the Christmas celebration. When he was six years old, he directed me to a shop to buy a Christmas tree. Since becoming a mother, I have learned that...

Qantas new uniform

Recently, Qantas's new uniform is all over the media. It is good to see it during my Melbourne trip this weekend. I haven't travelled for a few months. Mainly because I needed to be in Sydney to finish some work.  There were two reasons for me to go to Melbourne this...

Getting a New Car

One of the main purposes of feng shui is to gain financial freedom. However, this financial freedom does not come from just applying feng shui to living and working spaces. We have still need to work hard for it. Long ago I learned that investing in property can make...

Einstein’s Sayings 爱因斯坦名言

My Feng Shui blog is about Chinese wisdom. However Western wisdom, while very different, is equally  profound. Einstein was perhaps the greatest Theoretical Physicist ever, and his wisdom is often quoted. This post has some of his well known sayings. Einstein's...

2014 the Wood Horse Year Feng Shui Almanac

My previous Feng Shui Almanac for 2013 - the Water Snake year has been used by many people. I have received lot of positive response from it. It has provided a good guide for daily activity. Building on this good feedback from my clients, I have now completed the Feng...

The Spirit of the Camel

Recently I have been writing and researching, making a feng shui book for next year.  During the busy time, I still made time to have a girls night in. A few ladies friends got together as usual,  eating, talking and drinking. This is a good way to de-stress for us....

Feng Shui night at Central Park Sydney

I was invited by Green Cliff Agency to be part of  a celebration event for Central Park Sydney. The event was tonight, and I spent the evening at a  party venue at Central Park Sydney. I was to be a resident Feng Shui Master, providing mini Feng Shui Consultations for...

At Joey Yap’s Feng Shui Seminar in Melbourne

It was great news for Feng Shui lovers in Australia when Joey Yap came to Melbourne for seminars on  the 3rd and 4th of August. Joey Yap is based in Malaysia. He is a talented feng shui researcher, and one of the best known Chinese Metaphysics authors. He is also a...

The Voids and Houses

As a professional feng shui consultant for more than 15 years, I have had quite a few experiences with houses which supposedly have ghosts. The reasons for the feelings have been various. Some houses have too much yin energy, hardly any sunlight coming through. One...

Feng Shui for Fertility Luck

Feng shui practice is one of the main ancient Chinese methods to help achieve  good fortune. The meaning of Good Fortune in Chinese indicates not only prosperity, but in balance with harmony, good social status, good descendants, good health and longevity. During my...

Vivid Festival – Cheering Up the City

May 2013 has been a big month for many people. It was a Fire Snake month (from 5th May to 4th June). 2013 is a water Snake year, the elements of the month clashed against the elements of the year. It was a month of 伏吟 (Fu Yin), which means moaning, emotional...

Nostalgia for my Mother in Law

My mother in law passed away two weeks ago in Adelaide. Attending her funeral was an unforgettable experience. It was a sad event. The funeral was held in a church in North Adelaide. About 400 people attended. My husband and his siblings did the speeches. It was an...

Chinatown Project News Update

The project for Thomas and Hay street Chinatown upgrade has finally come together. It is now open for community consultation. Below are the details published on the Sydney City Council site. The project planning will be finalised in four weeks. Following that,...

缘分yuán fèn

I visit China once a year, and I am in China at the moment. The main reasons for my visit to China are to see my family and to do feng shui research. My journey in China is always full of adventures and surprises. I met childhood friends, heard the news of birth, and...

The First Lady of China

It was rare to see Chinese first lady on the international headlines. In China, politics has always been a men's thing. However, things have changed. Recently, the first lady of China 彭丽媛(pen li yun) accompanied her husband - Chinese president 习近平 (xi jing pin)...

Safety Charms for 2013

2013 is a Water Snake year. This year starts with water and fire problems, the year has built in "Three Penalties" 三刑. Hence, the water snake year is not a very peaceful and safe year for most people. My master in China (Grand Master Shao Wei Hua) has designed a...

Happy Chinese New Year

Dear friends, We are officially entered 2013 the Water Snake year. Snake year has the nature of intelligent, elegant, patience, and fast opportunities. I have done a video talk about different signs and their luck with investment in 2013. Here is the link:...

Watching the New Year Fireworks

I watch the fireworks on New Year's Eve in Sydney almost every year. It is a wonderful way to celebrate the ending and beginning of a year. Although the Chinese New Year starts in one month, the solar calendar has already moved to 2013. Last night we walked down to...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you

Dear friends, Christmas is for children and family. I Wish you and family have a very very Merry Christmas and happy New Year! Many thanks for reading my blog. I look forward to many more next year. Your sincerely, Mina R Zheng  

Can you make her love me?

I have been  a Chinese Feng Shui consultant for more than a decade. I have been asked  " Can you make her/him love me?" many times. I got this message again yesterday.  It said: "I looked for a girl long time. She doesn't love me like I love her. She always hurt me...

Feng Shui your Home

After the global financial crisis in 2008, followed by a few major natural disasters in the world, people's attitude towards life has changed. Instead of advancing ventures or progressing outside, people look more inside and focus on more basic things. Home and family...

Do not Disturb the Grand Duke (太岁 Tai Sui)

I was invited by one of my clients recently to check out the feng shui for a business premises. It was a bank branch in a very decent suburb in Melbourne. We went to the branch on Sunday when the bank was closed. When I walked in, I heard the radio was on. It was on...

Feng Shui for Cemetries

Feng Shui for Cemeteries is important in China and SE Asia. Most Feng Shui masters in China are doing more feng shui for cemeteries than for houses or offices. In Ancient China, feng shui was originally developed for cemeteries. We call it yin house feng shui. The...

Meeting Daisy Lee

As my previous post mentioned, Daisy Lee is a renowed international Qi Gong teacher. She was referred to me by a family friend in America. I went to her work shop  last weekend and learned a lot. Life depends on movement. I like exercise. My father who is a grand...

Ba Gua orientation in Southern Hemisphere

I received emails from Kernel and other people asking about the Ba Gua orientation in the southern hemisphere. The common question is that the Ba Gua orientation is understood for the northern hemisphere; in the southern hemisphere does the Bagua orientation need to...

Feng Shui for Sydney Chinatown news update

Since the Chinatown Feng Shui project has come through, I have had one meeting with the team. Attending the meeting were landscape architects Jane Irwin, Tim, Artists Lindy Lee, Jamie, Urban Designer Kristina and me. We discussed the project, what we are going to do,...

Mina’s 2013 Feng Shui Calendar and Horoscope are online

There have been some exciting developments with my work lately. I was selected as the feng shui expert for the team for upgrading Thomas street and Hay street Chinatown, Sydney. It is a great pleasure and honour to  be part of this landmark design. I have been ...

Feng Shui and Reading

My 7 year old son has just finished reading his first chapter book by himself: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. It is a milestone for him. I was impressed by it. I  remember that I read many of Chairman Mao's Quotations at school when I was  7, but no any...

Attended a wedding today

It was a great pleasure to be invited by one of my clients to his wedding today. I have not attended weddings very often, because most of my friends have already married, some of them are divorced. Chinese say 入乡随俗(Rùxiāngsuísú), which means follow the local custom...

Are these suburbs good feng shui?

A reporter from the Sun Herald asked me about the feng shui for a few suburbs in NSW. The issue was that suburbs like Hurstville, Eastwood, Chatswood have many Asians, the property prices are up, developers like to build more apartments in these suburbs. She asked me:...

Feng Shui and the ‘Fifty Shades’

One of the hot topics this year is  the erotic trilogy fiction Fifty Shades of Grey, Darker, Freed by  British author Erika Leonard James.  You can see these books almost everywhere from book shops and department stores, and you can see people reading the books on...