Your family isn't one of them. At least not on this list.
You know that adding something green in a room can clear the air and make you feel happier, but this is about more than tossing a fiddle leaf fig in the corner. "Think of the flow of how you move through a room like a meandering river," she says. "This goes back to feng shui-if you walk into a room and get stopped by furniture or extremely long hallways that go on endlessly, those can make you depressed. ... If you physically get stopped by something-it sounds like a really subtle thing, but it has an effect on you."