In Feng Shui, a balanced blend of all five elements creates a harmonious environment.
Represents wisdom, emotions, inspiration, sensuality, insightfulness.
Water energy is accommodating and flexible, innovative and rejuvenating. The colors are black and dark blue.
Too much: unbalanced and drowning emotionally, overwhelmed, excessively social
Too little: lack of compassion, loneliness, isolation, stress
Represents creativity, growth, new beginnings, birth, flexibility and intuition
Wood energy is upwards, active and full of hope. The colours are green and turquoise.
Too much: overwhelmed, frustrated, rigid, stubborn and inflexible.
Too little: lack in creativity and inspiration, depression
Represents enthusiasm, leadership skills, expressiveness, inspiration and boldness
Stands for summer, warmth and clarity. Fire energy is directed outwards and is full of expression. The colours are red, purple, orange.
Too much: anger, aggression, irritability and impulsive behavior
Too little: emotional coldness, lack of vision, low self-esteem
Represents physical strength, order, balance, stability, security.
Earth energy is conservative. The colours are yellow, beige and all shades of brown.
Too much: heavy feeling, boredom, sluggishness, seriousness
Too little: unsettled, not grounded, confused, distracted
Represents clarity, logic, organisation, focus, analytical abilities
Metal energy is turned inward, focused and controlled. The colours are white, grey, silver and metallic
Too much: chatty, over critical, speaking without thinking
Too little: cautiousness, quietness, lack of focus