Can’t believe it’s been two weeks since NYC’s been on lockdown. Weathering this storm turned out to be harder than I had anticipated. But I am back to my normal crusty self – in no small part due to my friends. I knew I had great people in my life but now I really know it!
One thing I have noticed about being at home (as pictured above) is how comforting it is for me to write while I’m propped up on my couch, especially when it’s a gorgeous day out and sunlight is streaming in from my South-facing windows.
Apparently my home is so comforting because it is Vastu Compliant.
I came across this India Tribune article on Vastu tips for COVID-19.
Vastu Shastra is the science of how we can balance energy at home to bring harmony. It’s like the Indian feng shui and is being promoted as a way to improve our shut-in experience.
- They suggest facing East while studying, working on a computer, watching television or using other electronics. Why? Because the East is the direction from which you get lots of positive energy as rays continuously pass from the East to the West.
- Secondly, once you face East, you are more focused on whatever activity you are doing.
- And guess what? When I’m sitting on my couch (as I am right now), I am facing East.
- But before you start re-arranging your furniture, there’s more!