How to Place Your Bed in a Small Bedroom for Feng Shui

How to Place Your Bed in a Small Bedroom for Feng Shui

You spend a third of your life at the bedroom, and that’s ideally time spent replenishing the energy that you will need for the other two-thirds. In feng shui, positioning of the bed is the number-one factor that determines the energy at a bedroom, which positioning can be a struggle when you have limited space. Since the bed position is so important, it’s best to finalize the positioning before you add other decor or furnishings items.

The Commanding Rank

The best position for the bed at any bedroom — regardless of its dimensions — is against the wall opposite the door and on the opposite side of the room, with the foot of the bed extending into the room. This provides you with a view of the full bedroom, for example, door, and it’s known in feng shui as the commanding position. One variation is to set the bed parallel to the back wall using the headboard against the wall perpendicular to the back one. Another variation to place it diagonally to the walls using the headboard forming a triangle using the walls.

Some Placement Taboos

Pushing one side of the bed against a wall can cause you to feel stuffy, and it’s an especially unfortunate position if two individuals share the bed, since the one against the wall might feel closed in by the relationship. It is far better to set the bed so that you have space to walk on both sides. If possible, you should avoid transferring the bed from the door to make this space. This is a really bad position that compromises solitude, since the bed is visible when the door is open. You should also avoid putting the bed under an exposed beam or beam; both produce feelings of insecurity.

The Floating Rank

Placing the headboard against a window is called a floating position, and it exposes you to random, possibly disturbing energies passing through the window. If the form of the bedroom and positioning of the windows require locating the bed under a window, though, this taboo is easier to remedy than others. Simply hang heavy drapes on the window and keep them shut at night. A floating position is not always bad — if the window opens onto a quiet garden, for instance, the energy passing through the window can be conducive to restful sleep.

Using Mirrors

One way to produce the feeling of space in a small room is to use mirrors, but you have to use them with additional caution at a bedroom. Any mirror which lets you see your reflection while at bed makes a feeling of restlessness; if two people are sharing the bed, then it brings a symbolic third person into the relationship which may manifest in reality. Neither should the mirror reveal the door; which has the same effect as putting your bed in accord with the door. The best use of mirrors would be to utilize two or one to amplify or redirect light in the windows. You could do the same with crystals.

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