If you haven't made a New Year's resolution or have been too busy for the customary ōsōji (big cleanup) this holiday season, there is still time, according to feng shui. Under the Chinese philosophical system, the new year is marked by the lunar, rather than Gregorian, or solar, calendar, giving us about five weeks to prepare mentally and physically for 2017.

Jodi Brunner, a feng shui master who has studied and practiced the philosophy since 1998, is now laying the groundwork to usher in a healthy and prosperous 2017 on feng shui New Year's Day (Feb. 4).