Self Care for your Qi - Tips for Restoring your Energy based on Feng Shui

Updated: Jun 12

Self care is important for us all. In order for us to fully be present and do the things we want to do in life, we must first take care of ourselves. Self care looks different for everyone, and some people can struggle in finding ways to restore and replenish their energy.

One of the ways you can find out what you and your wellbeing need is through understanding your qi type. This is based on the principles of Feng Shui and knowing which of the five elemental energies you most carry.

Understanding your qi type is a start in learning not only about yourself, but the practices that suit you and your energy the best. If you don't know what your qi type is, discover what your feng shui element is. Otherwise, read on to learn what is the best self-care practices for your energy.



Fire types are very active people. Constantly going, they are the type that restores their energy through doing. They also have a bit of a temper and can be seen as 'hot headed'. Moving your body by running, dancing, a vinyasa flow, or any other type of exercise helps to get the heart pumping and releases excess energy. The heart is the organ associated with the fire element, so connecting to this is important in self care for this qi.