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Spreading the Luck in 2009

February 28, 2009

Well-known business, media, and entertainment personalities, and hundreds of feng shui enthusiasts gathered on January 17 at the Grand Ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel, in perhaps the country’s biggest and best Feng Shui Updates of the year. The event is a clear indication that feng shui practice is enjoying a huge following in the Philippines, and also reflects the credibility and charisma of the woman behind the annual event, WOFS Philippines President and CEO, Marites Allen.  Marites is playing a commanding role in raising public awareness on feng shui throughout the country. As in previous years, this year’s event was graced by friends, loyal supporters, and people who need no further convincing that fengshui works. Some were even gracious enough to render testimonials and share their personal experiences on how feng shui has helped them during life-turning moments. The presence of co-host Boy Abunda and the brief appearances of media darlings Tessa Prieto-Valdez and Tim Yap added glitter to the event.

All these, plus the dazzling performance of Club Mwah, made the 2009 Feng Shui Updates a tough act to follow. But clearly, the audience came for the much-awaited feng shui updates for 2009. Given the uncertain prospects of a global melt-down, everybody seems eager to know what lies ahead and accordingly, prepare themselves for what is bound to come. Without wasting any time, Marites Allen unveiled her general forecast, citing feng shui prospects for industries, house facing directions, general Paht Chee and Flying Star chart for the year.

 HIGHLIGHTS
 -The Four Pillars chart for the year show the presence of all five elements. This indicates a promising and crucial year of recovery.

-The Chinese lunar year has a double Lap Chun or beginning of spring, which falls on February 4, 2009 and on February 4, 2010 – another excellent sign.

-The presence of three Yang elements (Fire and Water, Metal and Earth, Fire and Wood) and one Yin pairing (Double Earth) in the Four Pillars indicates strong yang energy, which is favorable.

-The year of the Earth Ox is a good year for getting married and renewing vows.

-In the Flying Star chart for the year, the Prosperity Star in the center holds promise of future prosperity, which can be activated by placing enhancers like glitter lamps in the center of the home.

-The secret friend combination of the Rat and the Ox means a good beginning and end for the year.

-On the not-so-positive side, the dominance of the Earth element indicates that some natural calamities may occur.

-People need to be health-conscious as there are indications of epidemics.

-The clashing Water and Fire elements in the Four Pillars chart indicate conflict, especially among younger generations.

-Earth element businesses including real estate, construction, and hotels will do well in the year.

-There will be tough competition in the agriculture, publishing, and other wood element businesses.

-Banking, shipping, and other water element businesses will face a difficult year and unless proper strategies are set in place, some weak companies will collapse.

-Those in the fire element industries, such as entertainment, restaurants, and stock market, must think big and need to watch timing to make big gains.


The second half of the Feng Shui Updates was devoted to individual forecasts, complete with the suggested enhancers and cures, for all the 12 animal signs.  For more information on feng shui consultation please go to www.maritesallen.com,visit one of the World of Feng Shui boutiques throughout Metro Manila, or call 0920 9509390.

The event was made possible by Business World, Manila Standard Today, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Star, Freeman Cebu, BLIMS & Automatic Center, Renaissance Makati City, Hotel Manila, Washington Watches & Jewelries, SMART WOLFPAC, Hiyas Jewelries, Zenzest, Jesi Mendez, James Cooper, Rotary Club of Pasong Tamo, Ariva, E- Estate, Dismor Magnets and World Of Feng Shui.

 
A Year of Recovery 
 

Thousands of Filipinos throughout Metro Manila and all over the Philippines including our kababayans who flew in from Japan, USA, Malaysia, Singapore and Dubai grandly welcomed the Year of the Ox with optimism, as Feng Shui expert Marites Allen shared her wisdom for attracting good fortune. “2009 is a good year to consolidate and get back on track,” said Marites, President and CEO of WOFS Phils., to a crowd of over 700 Feng Shui enthusiasts during the recently held Marites Allen 2009 Philippine Feng Shui Updates at the Grand Ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel in Makati City—an annual event attended by famous celebrities, like Boy Abunda, Tim Yap, Tessa Prieto-Valdes and Franchise King Mr. Samie Lim.  Allen added that the Year of the Ox will serve as a renewal process for the individual and for the Philippines – an essential continuation from what has been underway since last year. “Feng Shui is about being in harmony with your environment. Having the right and balanced energy in the surroundings is what it’s all about. And health, money making and relationships and other big decisions in life are all under its influence.” 

With several hundreds to thousands of feng shui enthusiasts and followers flocking to SM Megamall, SM Fairview, The Podium, SM Sta. Mesa, SM North Edsa and a countless guests in SM Mall of Asia, it can be made certain that the partnership was indeed successful. As the president, franchise holder and CEO of World of Feng Shui (WOFS) in the Philippines, Allen is a highly acclaimed and much sought after international Feng Shui consultant. “At the end of the day, Feng Shui’s goal is restoring balance in life by understanding the balance in nature. People should think about making the best out of their environment.The environment affects how you feel and how you think, which in turn, influences the quality of your life.”

 Spreading the Luck in 2009
 
 

Marites Allen provided high-level Feng Shui consultation services to her guests, aiming to enhance their financial and personal success. For her
SM mall tours, Allen, who has been practicing Feng Shui for more than 15years now, conducted her seminar in different SM malls and in connection with its Chinese New Year celebration. The partnership was indeed a success and the numbers prove it with several hundreds flocked in to SM Megamall, SM Fairview, The Podium, SM Sta. Mesa, SM North Edsa, and thousands of guests in SM Mall of Asia “The people listen to my Feng Shui tips because they have different aspirations in life—from wealth, health, longevity, good education down to a successful career.

Everyone is turning lucky in the Year of the Earth Ox as Feng Shui expert Marites Allen successfully shared her luck to thousands of Filipinos coming from different parts of the Phils. including our kababayans who flew in from Japan, USA, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai by staging a grand Feng Shui convention and SM mall tour in different parts of the metro to spread the good fortune. “With Feng Shui, positive changes in your life and in those of your loved ones might occur by simply arranging objects and applying correct enhancement and cures into our homes,” said Marites, President and CEO of WOFS Phils., to a crowd of over 700 Feng Shui enthusiasts during the recently held Marites Allen Philippine Feng Shui Updates at the Grand Ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel in Makati City—an annual event attended by famous celebrities, like Boy Abunda, Tim Yap, Tessa Prieto-Valdes and Franchise King, Mr. Samie Lim.

In all gratitude, she said: “The good news is that these aspirations can be achieved with the application of Feng Shui, because Feng Shui makes things happen.”  Allen further advised that Feng Shui has lived for generations and if there was no truth to it, it would have just faded away.  You have nothing to lose, you have everything to gain!

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