The Elements – Water

WoodFireEarthMetal
Water

Characteristics

Water is a carrier and refreshes and restores all life. Water can nourish when it is clean and flowing but can also deteriorate when dirty and stagnant.

The only other element apart from Fire that needs some containment, for when too much water is present it can over stimulate the Chi and can be destructive.

Season

The season of Water is Winter.

How to recognize Water Elements

The shapes, materials, plants and colour used to represent the water element are listed in the table below:

ElementShapesBuildingColourMaterialsPlants
WaterWavy shapes
Smooth flowing patterns and forms
Irregular or flowing
Glass
Black
Blue
Glass
Mirrors
Rivers
Oceans
Streams
Fountains
Water pictures
Water succulent

By using objects these that contain these features it is possible to balance the harmony within your building in line with Feng Shui principles.

Water  Type People

Water people are generally gentle and caring people. Being very good communicators they are very sensitive to others needs. They have the ability to can unify people with their understanding. Water people trust their intuition when making decisions or understanding situations. They are flexible and patient. This is their claim to success.

Possible Occupations

Research, Teaching, Psychotherapy.