If the only place available for your bed is on the same wall as the door, then place it as far away from the door as possible. As in all things feng shui, the reason behind placing a bed in a certain area is made from a logical point of view, instead of something magical or superstitious. Feng Shui Bed Placement: Your Confusion Is Almost Over! Also, next to my bedroom door, is a mirrored closet, and I refuse to move my bed over (slightly to the right) because then my bed would be 1. Bedroom feng shui gives you a restful night’s sleep and a calming retreat from the stress of the day. If the bed is close to the door, chi is either rushing in and creating chaos or draining out and weakening you.
You might find it interesting that Feng Shui adherents prefer to keep the doorway within sight while sleeping, but (and this is important) the end of the bed (and the soles of the feet when lying down) must be out of doorway alignment. (Incidentally, if you have the opposite problem and must lay out your bedroom so that you sleep with your soles facing the door, Feng Shui recommends a solid object at the foot of the bed. Question: I want to position my bed according to Feng Shui. For instance, if you can smell cigarette smoke from your next door neighbor when they smoke on their balcony, you may want to keep your windows closed.
The scale and shape of what is next to the bed can also affect you. Chi tends to travel between the door and any windows, so avoid positioning your bed in line with this draught of chi. Avoid sleeping with your head close to a window as your chi will dissipate through the window and make you feel more tired on awakening. Ceiling beams above the bed are a feng shui nightmare. According to feng shui principle, leaving your bedroom door open when you sleep allows positive chi to flow out, and opens up your space to negative energy. If you have to climb over your bed to get to your closet, or push your nightstand out of the way to close your door, energy cannot flow freely throughout your space.
Good Questions: Must The Bed Face The Door?
The next consideration in making Feng Shui adjustments in your bedroom is to decide what art you want to hang on the walls and display on your furniture. Cure: When your bed is directly across from the door you feel vulnerable because you are easily seen by anyone entering the room. The worst possible scenario is to have your bedroom facing or close to the front door. To set the tone for a harmonious relationship, an equal sided room is best with no sectors missing. Rule 4: One should not sleep too close to the main bedroom door. Avoid having your feet directly in line with the entry door to your bedroom when you sleep (the same applies to the bedroom windows if the window sill is below the height of your body when you sleep). Avoid sleeping with your head next to a steel radiator, or any other source of magnetism, such as your TV or computer (including those outside your bedroom just the other side of the bedroom wall). According to feng shui, having a view of the door from bed without being too close to it gives a sense of safety and is conducive to relaxation and sleep. I think you know what I am going to say next, how can dried flowers or fresh cut flowers be so bad when any item that is made of wood is exactly the same element, a table is dead wood the same as dried flowers, the wooden floorboards are identical to a dried flower arrangement in a redundant fireplace, long and short is dried flowers and fresh cut flowers are perfectly OK to have in a room as long as you are not allergic to them.
We had discussed a lot of feng shui tips and taboos. Next, we need to try to get your bed in the ideal Feng Shui position. The best position for a bed is one where you can see the door from the bed, but you are not in direct line with the door (any door, if possible even closets or bathrooms). What if rejuvenating your life was as simple as moving a few things around? According to the ancient Chinese art of feng shui (pronounced fung shway), it is. In Feng Shui, the least desirable bed placement is when the foot of your bed is in a direct line with the doorway. The best Feng Shui position for your bed is the Command Position, where you can easily see the door but don’t face it directly.