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Raymond Catchpole, a feng shui expert, reports on several ways to improve energy flow around one's vehicle to combat road rage. Some of his suggestions include:
  • Don't park your car facing your residence, as cars are "predators" which can create feelings of unease among the building’s inhabitants.
  • Remove clutter within the vehicle for better chi flow.
  • Tie a blue ribbon to the rearview mirror, splash salt water in the interior (though probably not on any cloth seats) and keep a bottle of water in the car. These practices are said to encourage a clearer state of mind.
Catchpole's report was commissioned by the Aon Private Clients insurance group. As far as Autoblog can tell, this is not a leftover April Fools' prank. So what feng shui suggestions do you have and/or practice with your vehicle?

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      • 9 Years Ago
      There is a rattle in the front end of my car that sounds kind of like chanting, maybe it's a problem with the Feng Shui bar. Any suggestions?
      • 9 Years Ago
      Be careful, a "small crystal" prism hanging from a rear view mirror on a string can become a bullet in a not so major accident, killing or wounding the driver or passengers. And that's not a good feeling.
      Same with hard objects, even a cardboard tissue box, perched on the rear window shelf. Nothing should be swinging from your mirror, placed on the shelf or dashboard that isn't screwed or glued securely.
      • 9 Years Ago
      WE all have bet names for our cars,so make up a short rhyme and the first time you get in it every day ,turn car on DO NOt PUT in GEAR >Park is still it's chill mode,so now is your best time to reach FENG SHUI. HERES mine. JIMMY,JIMMY, oh so fine. lets hit the road and spend some time.
      Keep us safe cause you da man.
      Made in USA not Japan.
      What a ride and lookin clean.
      Here we go JIMMY,WE da team. 0 acc. oil changes every 2500mi. and wash only. PEACE
      • 9 Years Ago
      After reading the comments, my vote goes to number 16, Riker. I am still laughing....whadda hoot! Bet his floormats are soooooo happy and relaxed! All this feng shui stuff...I wonder if the car attacked that bank last week, when it made a drive thru where there wasn't one?!?!??! Bad juju!
      • 9 Years Ago
      My car must be a loner. It's chi flows best on curving, twisty roads when no other cars are in sight.

      And it achieves balance through proper modulation of the clutch and accelerator pedals.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Parking "ON" a Feng Shui expert is best.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Can I splash the salt water on the radio?
      • 9 Years Ago
      now my car is getting a big fat F for zen-ness. what a load of doo.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Such overwhelming rejection of the possibility of spiritual power being available (in something as mundane as an automobile) betrays our society's madness, i.e. egocentric assurance that only things controlled by one's own self can have any influence over one's living. I am grateful for the suggestion, and shall begin periodic salt-water baptisms of the interior of my '92 Chevy pickup.
      • 9 Years Ago
      another suggestion: i carry 3 natural stones and quartz in my car at all times. Hemetite for grounding (mainly). Rose Quartz to allow peace (mainly). and a power crystal of clear quartz to protect myself and the car, and direct energy. (it is also suggested that clear quartz can conserve gasoline). i'm averaging 31 mpg in my Chevy Monte Carlo. maybe it's working!
      Robert Cole
      • 9 Years Ago
      Since Feng Shui is based on well founded disciplines, such as architecture, psychology,etc.; and major corporations here in the United States, (& world wide) use Feng Shui principles in building design....i.e. Trump, I'll do what is recommended. I need to know the reasoning behind each mention. Are these suggestions reminderers?
      If only these skeptics, with their comedic comments knew of the times they have been subject to its' practice while driving into a major mall, or theme park park....... Yes, my front door faces south, and yes, I have a fountain running.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Is one color better than another ?
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