People are affected, for better or for worse, by their environment and by the layout and orientation of their surroundings. This is the observation that Feng Shui evolved from.
Each hill, building, window, wall, and corner will interact with the elements in a different way depending on which direction they face. Feng Shui literally translates to Wind Water - two elements that highly affect our surroundings. Nature reacts to changes in it's landscape and those changes affect humans. Early Feng Shui practitioners noticed that . . .
I believe that most of us are receiving just the tiniest percentage of the gifts the Universe has to offer.
The number one reason for this? We have such a hard time letting go. We are too often trying to be in control. And what happens when we are trying so hard to control a situation? We hold tight, we manipulate, we lose sight of being an observer and soon enough we can't see straight.
What happens when we let go? A space is created - a space for possibility. This openness to possibility allows us to communicate with the Universe.