The basic concept in feng shui is that you are affected by your environment in non-obvious ways. Think about a time when you walked into a building or a room. How did it feel to you? If you were uncomfortable, this is negative energy. Energy, whether good or bad, can be felt and heard.
Five Elements of Nature
The negative energy that you feel can be harnessed by using one of the five elements of nature in feng shui:
It is not recommended to use all the elements in one space as this can create a destructive cycle and cause more harm than good. You want to be able to place elements in the home that can be productive and supportive in your life.