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6 Spots In Your Home Where You Shouldn't Place Mirrors, According to Feng Shui
  • Mirrors can work wonders in making a space (especially compact ones) look bigger and brighter. In Feng Shui, this decorative item is also used to attract positive energy into a home.

    However, as Julie Khuu, an interior designer who actively practices the ancient Chinese art, notes, "As much as mirrors can provide a really great source of positive Feng Shui energy, when improperly used, mirrors can have negative consequences that affect your health, your sleep, your body image, and your mindset."

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    Generally, mirrors must reflect light or a beautiful view to create good Feng Shui energy. Here are some spots in your home where you shouldn't place a mirror, according to the interior designer.

    Where should you place mirrors in your home?

    Don't place a mirror opposite your bed. 

     According to Julie, the active energy that is bouncing back at you could be affecting your sleep. 

    Don't place a mirror in your bathroom that reflects the toilet bowl. 

    You can either place a partition or add a curtain.

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    Don't place a mirror directly across your front door. 

    Hang it on a wall perpendicular to your door instead!

    Don't place a mirror at the end of a dark hallway. 

    It's best to use mirrors to add light and movement to your space.

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     Don't place a mirror in your kitchen that reflects your stove

    Always hang mirrors to bring in beautiful views. 

    Don't place mirrors in front of each other.

    If you're planning to build a walk-in closet, take note of this particular tip! 

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    Watch Julie Khuu's full video below for more tips:

    This story originally appeared on Realliving.com.ph.

    *Minor edits have been made by the SmartParenting.com.ph editors.

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