Feng means wind and shui means water. In Chinese culture wind and water are associated with good health, thus good feng shui came to mean good fortune, while bad feng shui means bad luck, or misfortune.
Feng Shui is based on the Taoist vision and understanding of nature, particularly on the idea that the land is alive and filled with Chi, or energy. The ancient Chinese believed that the land's energy could either make or break the kingdom, so to speak. The theories of yin and yang, as well as the five feng shui elements, are some of the basic aspects of a feng shui analysis that come from Taoism.
One of the easiest books to comprehend on this subject is the Western Guide to Feng Shui by Terah Collins. There are many different "styles" or kinds of Feng Shui and Ms. Collins' book is one of the easier ones to follow.
What we recommend is taking the "Baghua" map and placing it on the floor as you enter a room and then taking the steps necessary to remedy the areas that are out of harmony with your wishes. We carry many Feng Shui cures including Chan Chow Money Frogs, Amethyst, Hotei (laughing Buddha) Chinese coins, Baghua Mirrors (both concave and convex) and of course Rose Quartz crystals and hearts. A visit to the store or a phone call will allow us to specifically assist you.