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Feng Shui and Bathrooms

Feng Shui - Water Element - Metal Element - Bathroom - AromaShuiMy house was built in 1976.  As such, it has all those 1976 charms such as 12″ x 12″ gold-veined mirrors. I have 4 bathrooms in my home, and the ladies bathroom in the master suite (there’s a separate men’s bathroom), has all 4 walls covered in these gold-veined mirrors.

Here’s why that’s bad:

  • Reason #1. Mirrors are water in Feng Shui.  So if you have them in a bathroom, with a toilet and tub/shower, you now have water and water and more water.  What happens when you are surrounded by water?  You drowned.  That’s what this bathroom is doing to me.  (It doesn’t help either that the bathroom is very small – maybe 6′ x 6′.) more »

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How Product Reviews Affect Selling on Amazon

Imagine you’re looking to buy something on Amazon: a book,  a CD, a toaster, a pool part, whatever.  You are generally going to read the views before you buy.   And, typically, if something has bad reviews across the board, you’ll move onto the next option.

How does that affect what you sell on Amazon?  Quite simply, if someone is going to bypass a product because of the bad reviews, they are never going to see that you have it for sale. more »

When Selling on Amazon Changes Your Life

I sat on the floor in the dining room of my $500,000 home just outside Atlanta, GA.  My writing business (that had afforded me a lavish lifestyle) was on a downward slide due to the economy.  My husband had unexpectedly lost his job (right at Christmas time).  As I looked around my house, I started thinking about how I could make money.  Here I had all this “stuff” – and yet none of it seemed very important at this moment. more »